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Francis Xavier Wickersham

Francis Xavier Wickersham

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Workers Compensation

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Licensed since 1989

  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    23 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Joseph L. Feliciani

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    Joseph Feliciani Litigation Attorney
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  • James V. Monaghan

    Frank is the consummate workers compensation defense attorney. He is intelligent, hard working and zealous but he still finds time to share a laugh with opposing counsel. I highly recommend Frank.

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    James Monaghan Workers Compensation Attorney
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Contact Info

Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Marshall Dennehey Et AL
620 Freedom Center Ste 300
King of Prussia, PA, 19406

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198908/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MemberClaims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)2013
BVMartindale-Hubbell2002
Delaware Law Forum AwardDelaware Law Forum (Widener University School of Law)1989

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Montgomery Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
School District of Philadelphia v. WCAB (Hennegan), 751 A.2d 729 (Pa. Cmmwlth. 2000)The Commonwealth Court granted the appeal filed by Frank's client and reversed the award of hearing loss benefits made to the Claimant, since the petition was not filed within the time required under the Act.
McKinney v. WCAB (Decision Data), 752 A.2d 928 (Pa. Cmmwlth. 2000) (rev. per cuiam, 770 A.2d 326 (Pa. 2001))Frank successfully secured from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court a reversal of the decisions below, on the basis that by law, a one time incident of workplace harrasment did not rise to the level of an abnormal working condition.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
A.M. Best CompanyDigest of Insurance Law - Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Section2012
JD SupraSpecial Alert - Important Workers' Compensation Decisions Issued By Pennsylvania Supreme Court2012
JD SupraCommonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Holds That Claimant's Use Of Highly Addictive Medication For Chronic Pain Is Not Reasonable Or Necessary2012
A.M. Best CompanyDigest of Insurance Law - Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Section2011
JD SupraPsychic Injury Claim of PA Liquor Store Clerk Robbed at Gunpoint Denied By Court2011
JD SupraProposed Reforms of PA Workers' Compensation Act Target Increasing Medical Costs2011
A.M. Best CompanyDigest of Insurance Law - Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Section2010
A.M. Best CompanyDigest of Insurance Law - Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Section2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Villanova UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Self-Insurers Association Annual MeetingLegal Updates: A Survival Guide2008
Montgomery Bar Association's Annual CLE, Worker's Compensation SectionThe Do's and Don'ts of Utilization Reviews2007
Montgomery Bar Association's Annual CLE, Workers' Compensation SectionEthical Considerations in Workers' Compensation2000