Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Ronald J. Fonner Serves As Panelist For Annual Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Conference

Quatrini Rafferty partner Ronald J. Fonner was a featured panelist at the statewide Workers' Compensation Conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Mr. Fonner's portion of the seminar addressed medical cost containment in the workers' compensation system, including the legal ramifications of a panel physican, legal considerations on a utilization review appeal, basic procedures of hearings, compelling an independent medical examination (IME), the physician's comments on an IME, the rights of parties (including providers) and litigating a fee review appeal. More details on the conference can be found on the Department of Labor and Industry's website:

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr., Named Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" For Sixth Consecutive Year

In June 2009, Quatrini Rafferty managing partner Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr., was named a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" by Pittsburgh Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year for Quatrini.
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers is published in June in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Magazines, which has a monthly readership of more than 486,000. Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine is delivered to Pennsylvania lawyers, the lead corporate counsel of the Russell 3000 companies and all ABA-approved law school libraries, to reach more than 49,000 readers. Law and Politics Magazine selects "Super Lawyers" from a poll distributed to all lawyers in Pennsylvania. Only 5% of the lawyers in Pennsylvania are selected as Super Lawyers by Law and Politics.
Quatrini concentrates his practice in the exclusive representation of injured employees in workers’ compensation cases. He is a past chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Law Section of the Pennsylvania BarAssociation. Since the late 1990s, he has served on the Workers’ Compensation Rules Committee, appointed by the Secretary of Labor and Industry. Mr. Quatrini is one of a statewide team of attorneys who co-authors (since 1992) the publication Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice & Procedure. He is a member of the Westmoreland County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, the Westmoreland County Academy of Trial Lawyers, and past president of the Westmoreland County Bar Association.
Congratulations to Vincent Quatrini on this remarkable achievement.
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