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With offices located in Valley Forge, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Wilmington, New York City, New Jersey, and Florida, Chartwell Law provides insurance companies, self-insured entities, third party administrators, banks, lenders, and other business concerns legal advice and representation in a variety of general liability, commercial and workers’ compensation matters throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States.

Scholarship: Chartwell Law Scholar 2019-20 recipient – Susie Jones – Grove City College

Everest Care Management, Inc. is a Pennsylvania based, premiere medical case management service provider. Our services include Workers Compensation Case Management, Auto Liability Case Management, Long Term Care Case Management, Long Term Disability Case Management, IME Coordination and File Review/Letter completion, Medical Reserve Analysis, Life Care Planning and Medicare Set-Aside Reviews.  Our service commitment to our customers includes working to understand the individual needs of each case, expert case management assessment and planning, and completion of the services in a timely and cost effective manner with case resolution as the primary goal.

Everest Care Management, Inc. is now a URAC Accredited Case Management company.

Scholarship: Field of Study: Nursing; 2019-20 recipient – Rebecca Fremd – Waynesburg University

Someone once said “Power is expert knowledge applied expertly”. Our mission at Calhoon & Kaminsky PC is to serve you using that power with passion. Our team is highly effective, with over 75 years of combined litigation.

Unlike many personal injury firms, we don’t dabble. We utilize our skills only to assist injured workers in the areas of workers’ compensation, social security and personal injury. We promise that our loyalties will never be divided since we do not represent employers, corporations or insurance carriers in any matter. At Calhoon & Kaminsky PC, we take the time necessary to educate our injured clients in regard to their often confusing, and constantly changing legal rights so that they can make the best decisions for themselves and their families.

Scholarship: Trusted Answers • Peace of Mind 2019-20 recipient – Shieli Paris – Chatham University

Founded in 1987, Burns White LLC is a full-service law firm that provides corporate, litigation and consulting counsel to clients operating across a broad spectrum of industries nationwide. Harnessing the collective skill of nearly 100 attorneys, the law firm operates offices in Cherry Hill NJ, Cleveland, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton NJ, Wheeling WV, Wilkes-Barre PA  and Wilmington DE.

Scholarship: Burns White Scholarship 2019-20 Recipient – Jesse Jamery – Penn State Beaver

Since 1997, Eastern Alliance Insurance Group has built a strong reputation for being a “best in class” provider of workers’ compensation products and services. They have achieved this position by creating supportive relationships and providing their employees and clients with the tools and resources they need to win with integrity. Read Press Release (PDF)

Scholarship:  Fresh outlook – Better outcomes Scholarship 2019-20 Recipient – Taylor Wood – Clarion University of PA
Preferred field of study: Insurance-related Industry

Incorporated in 1979, Hoover Rehabilitation Services, Inc. is the largest privately held health and disability management firm in the Mid- Atlantic. With 40 years of experience managing workers’ compensation for commercial carriers, employers and government, Hoover has the medical and insurance expertise, leading-edge technology, human and business resources, and organizational flexibility to help our customers rise above workers’ compensation challenges. Our strength is in our service, and we offer a level of stability and continuity rarely found in the workers’ compensation marketplace. Our customers’ satisfaction is our core value, and is behind every service we provide.

As business needs change in the new economy, we will continue to expand and refine our services, streamline processes and workflows, and embrace new technologies – all in support of our commitment to helping our customers manage the impact and control the costs of workplace injury and illness.

Scholarship:  Hoover Rehabilitation Services Scholarship 2019-20 Recipient – Gianluca Catalini – Savannah College of Art & Design

In 1997, David D. Watson, PT, MS, President and CEO, and his partners recognized a need for comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation services. PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. (PHOENIX) was created to be a better and different kind of company. Different in how we treat our patients, different in the way we work with each other, and different in the way we partner with our referral sources, insurers, and community members.

Today, PHOENIX operates through a community of more than 80 outpatient physical therapy centers located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern US (AL, DE, GA, MD, PA, SC, VA, and the District of Columbia). Guided by the culture of fundamentals entitled The PHOENIX Way, PHOENIX is committed to providing the highest quality and value-based care for physical and occupational therapies. In addition to rehabilitation services, the WorkPlace Health (WPH) division operates  in several PA counties and provides non-emergency injury care and injury case management, as well as, occupational health services such as drug screens, audiometric testing, DOT and non-DOT physicals. As a value-added service to employers, WPH offers a direct electronic portal to employees’ injury, case management and drug-screen results via WPH’s iSYSTOC™ software. iSYSTOC™ is an interactive, view-only site over a secure and encrypted connection, available 24/7 to registered clients.

Scholarship: Phoenix Rehabilitation 2019-20 Recipient – Josiah Mercer – Penn State University
Dr. D. Kelly Agnew, MD

Dr. D. Kelly Agnew, MD

Dr. Thomas Muzzonigro, MD

Dr. Thomas Muzzonigro, MD

Dr. D. Kelly Agnew, MD (View profile) & Dr. Thomas S. Muzzonigro, MD (View profile)

High volume, practicing board certified orthopaedic surgeons with a special interest in injury treatment, medical and surgical care and preventative medicine. Providing quality record reviews, independent medical examinations, and expertise in workers compensation, medical malpractice and injury since 1997. Active in the community, supporting local high schools and colleges with orthopaedic team coverage and pre-season, pre-participation physical examinations since 1997. Active members of the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society and supporters of Operation Walk Pittsburgh, a local, not for profit organization that provides free orthopaedic care and surgeries in Pennsylvania and abroad.

Scholarship: 2019-20 Recipient – Emily Wentz – Gwynedd Mercy University

The Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section takes as its province the development and practical working of the law relating to workers’ compensation law and other forms of employers’ liability law. This section provides its members the opportunity to work closely with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation on regulations and rules pertaining to workers’ compensation claims. The section has a primary interest in the free and frequent exchange of information regarding legal developments, and in acting as a liaison with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to ensure that the interests of claimants, employers and the lawyer community are protected fairly in the regulatory, legislative and administrative processes.

Scholarship: 2019-20 Recipient – Molly Aiman – West Chester University

The law firm of Pond Lehocky opened its doors in July 2010 with five Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys, one Social Security disability attorney and only 22 total staff members. Today, Pond Lehocky is the largest workers’ compensation and Social Security disability law firm in the region. The firm also boasts a dozen office locations; from the firm’s original office location in Center City, Philadelphia, the firm has opened additional offices throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and California.

Behind each case there’s a person depending upon us for help. We never lose sight of that fact. It’s this knowledge that drives every one of us to put the needs of our clients first. We’re told that it’s something that comes through in the atmosphere here—a sense of confidence, compassion and, most of all, that we really care.

The largest workers’ compensation firm in Pennsylvania, the firm now has the most attorneys certified as workers’ compensation specialists in the state. This certification is administered by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law and authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Scholarship: 2019-20 Recipient – Alexandra Sluko – La Salle University

Friends of Pam Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

Pam Reynolds, CPCU, was the Director of Client Services for Eastern Alliance Insurance Group in Lancaster, PA. She was a special person who positively impacted everyone who knew her. Friends of Pam Reynolds has chosen to honor her memory with a Kids’ Chance of PA scholarship so that her legacy of helping others will continue.

Scholarship: 2019-20 Recipient – Jenna Bittinger – Houghton College

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