On Saturday, October 20th, Mitch Dugan was proud to sponsor and be a part of the 13th Annual Western Pennsylvania State Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Grappling Federation Championships. As one of the largest and longest running Brazilian Jiujitsu and grappling tournaments in the tri-state area, over 500 competitors and teams from all over the northeast United States traveled to Baldwin High School to compete. The tournament featured competitive divisions for men, women, and children of all skill levels.
When you consider the rugged, hardworking background that has helped make Pittsburgh what it is today, the fact that rugby is a growing sport in the region should come as no surprise. One of the people pushing for that growth is Sam Angelo: a board and team member of the Pittsburgh Forge.
At Dugan & Associates, we have been blessed to serve the hard-working community members in western Pennsylvania through our work in personal injury, workers' compensation and social security law. You've given so much to our city, and we are grateful for all of the work that you have done and continue to do at work and in your communities.
Whether it's for workers' compensation benefits, social security disability disputes or personal injury cases - Mitch Dugan has dedicated the past 30 years of his life to helping others receive the coverage they deserve. Dugan's firm, founded in 2000, provides legal representation services to clients with no fee unless recovery is made; providing a risk-free option to those seeking professional help for tough situations.
If you're a veteran in the Pittsburgh area, you're in good company. The region boasts the fourth-highest veteran population in the United States, with the Center for New American Security (CNAS) estimating that 235,000 current and former service members currently call the area home. Even though there are a whopping seven military bases in Western Pennsylvania, none of them are active duty, which means they receive less attention and financial support from the government than their active duty counterparts.
Summer is a season of celebration and relaxation, especially for our neighbors in western Pennsylvania. In Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, men and women like you are working hard every day to provide for their families and their communities. You make our city one of the greatest in the nation.
Once again, workers' compensation Attorney Mitchell H. Dugan of Dugan & Associates has been named the Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA for the 12th year in a row by Super Lawyers. No more than five percent of Pennsylvania lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers annually.
Since March of 1997, the Humane Animal Rescue in Verona, PA has been providing a solution for Western Pennsylvanians who encounter injured or abandoned wildlife. The Rescue's Wildlife Center, which treats and rehabilitates injured and orphaned wild animals, has helped over 4,000 animals this year alone under the leadership of Jill Argall, who is the director of the Wildlife Center and humane education department.
On Sunday, June 10, Dugan & Associates will join the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation for Pittsburgh Take Steps at North Shore Riverfront Park. This family-friendly event connects patients, families, healthcare providers, and various organizations while raising funds to support research on treatment and cures for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). Come join us!
An Indiana, Pennsylvania company has been cited and fined for four repeat and nineteen serious safety violations. The company was reportedly warned but failed to correct violations relating to its failure to guard live electrical parts, chains, sprockets, pulleys and belts. The company is also said to have failed to install a standard railing on one of its platforms. These violations were first cited in 2013 amid concerns regarding the potential for workplace accidents. The fines relating to these violations amount to more than $26,000.