Address: Two Chatham Center, Tenth Floor, pittsburgh, PA, 15219-3499
Law Firm: Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C.
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|Areas of Practice||Workers Compensation, Municipal Law|
|Description||Harry Rosensteel is one of the firm’s shareholders and co-chair of the firm’s workers’ compensation department. He attended Villanova University, majoring in Political Science and graduating summa cum laude in 1982. He then attended Duquesne University Law School, graduating in 1985. Mr. Rosensteel is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations and the Workers’ Compensation Section of both of those organizations. He is also active as an arbitrator for the Allegheny County Bar Association. Mr. Rosensteel has a diverse background in civil litigation but has now concentrated his entire practice in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. His emphasis in representing clients is to educate them so as to avoid costly litigation. Toward that end, he conducts frequent on-site training sessions for his clients, advises clients on health and safety issues, and authors and edits a periodic publication that summarizes and analyzes recent legislative, judicial and industry developments. The name of the publication is TR&C Workers’ Compensation Bulletin. When litigation becomes necessary, Mr. Rosensteel is aggressive, cost effective, and professional with cutting edge approaches to workers’ compensation claims making the best use possible of the most recent cases. Mr. Rosensteel is a frequent speaker for Lorman Educational Services, Inc. and individual clients. He has provided seminars to hundreds of employers in Central and Western Pennsylvania as well as to the Pittsburgh Claims Association, the Western Pennsylvania Safety Council, Slippery Rock University, the Allegheny County Medical Association, insurance carriers and various local hospitals and long-term care providers. Mr. Rosensteel prides himself on TR&C’s ‘hands on’ approach that encourages client participation in the litigation process. TR&C also concentrates on efficient and cost-effective representation. TR&C concentrates on educating their clients to avoid litigation and improve the chance of success in the event litigation occurs. Mr. Rosensteel is active in the Kiski Area Soccer League as a coach and board liaison and is an active member of the St. Margaret Mary Roman Catholic Church in Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania. Successfully obtained a credit for the Pittsburgh Steelers in a precedent setting case involving the interplay of professional sports contracts and the Workers’ Compensation Act. The first defense attorneys to successfully try and obtain a modification of benefits under the newly amended earning power evaluation provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act. Successfully defended a large nursing home chain against claims arising out of alleged unfair labor practices. Speaker at numerous seminars, has authored several reference manuals and has conducted multiple in-house training programs on workers’ compensation law Editor, Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, Workers’ Compensation Bulletin|
Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C. was formed in 1983 when it spun-off from what was then the 10th largest firm in Pittsburgh. The firm has a long and distinguished history and can trace its ancestry in western Pennsylvania’s legal community to 1838. Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C. has a national litigation and trial practice which includes complex, multi-party cases many of which carry to the frontiers of emerging law. In business and general practi…
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