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PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Personal Animus Defense

Part 2 in a video series on affirmative defenses

November 17, 2021
September 28, 2021

Introducing the next installment of Chartwell Law PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters!

These monthly videos, hosted by Chartwell Law Partners Matthew Esslinger and Jonathan P. Spadea, are designed to deliver all of the information you need about Pennsylvania workers' compensation in five minutes or less.

In Part 2 of a series addressing affirmative defenses, our hosts discuss the personal animus defense. During this presentation, Matthew and Jonathan cover the three key elements employers need in order to be successful with their affirmative defense. Scenarios and takeaways are provided to ensure you are prepared for personal animus defense.

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