Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC

One South Church StreetSuite 301Hazleton, PA 18201

Updated: 11/19/2017



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Practice Areas

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business and Real Estate
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate

Published Works

  • "Rights of a Claimant Who Returns to Work with a Functional Impairment - Layoff for Economic Reasons vs. Termination for Cause", 19 Pennsylvania Law Weekly 1141, 1996
  • "Employer Funded Job Referrals - Trends in the Law, Workers' Compensation", 21 Pennsylvania Law Weekly 435, 1998
  • "Litigation State Workers' Compensation Claims", Law Notes, American Bar Association - The Compleat Lawyer, Volume 14 No. 3, LNI, 1997
  • "Do Employer-Funded Jobs Constitute Productive Employment?", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 3, 1998

Representative Cases

  • County of Schuylkill v. WCAB, 617 A.2d 46 (1992)
  • Mosgo v. WCAB, 480 A.2d 1285 (1984)
  • Krull v. WCAB, 511 A.2d 1311 (1986)



Office Information


One South Church StreetSuite 301Hazleton, PA 18201


  • 570-459-0729


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