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November 8, 2018

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We are proud to announce Marzzacco Niven & Associates has been recognized in the 2019 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms."

Firms included in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking status signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

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August 29, 2018

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Attorney Chris Marzzacco Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Third Consecutive Year

Attorney Christopher Marzzacco, owner of Marzzacco Niven & Associates, of Harrisburg, was named in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his "high caliber of work in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation--Plaintiffs." Marzzacco has now been recognized consecutively from 2017. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 7.8 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys across Pennsylvania and the United States.

"I am honored to again receive recognition from my peers in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Any time your colleagues and opponents recognize your legal abilities, your hard work for clients becomes even more meaningful."

Attorney Marzzacco's practice is concentrated in automobile, motorcycle and trucking case litigation, including Wrongful Death and Survival actions. Mr. Marzzacco also represents persons seriously injured or killed in premises liability cases, work accidents, and by dangerous or defective products. Attorney Marzzacco practices throughout Pennsylvania. Over the years, Mr. Marzzacco has personally made several exceptional recoveries in death and catastrophic cases for his clients including settlements of $2.15 million; $1.85 million; $1.625 million; $1.5 million; $1.015 million and $1 million. Mr. Marzzacco has also been co-counsel in several complex cases that resulted in confidential, multi-million dollar awards and settlements.


May 18, 2018

Firm owner Christopher Marzzacco was recently selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2018. This is the second year in a row that Mr. Marzzacco has been honored with this distinction. Lawyers are selected based on peer evaluations, recommendations and independent research, and no more than five percent of a state's attorneys can be selected each year. View the full blog post to learn more.


May, 2016

The National Business Institute, an organization offering continuing legal education for professionals, is offering a course entitled "Workers' Compensation: Critical Essentials from Both Sides of the Aisle" in Harrisburg, PA. This seminar will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

As a former Workers' Compensation Judge and because of her experience as a Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Katherine L. Niven has been asked to present a portion of this education.

Her portion of the education will concentrate on using evidence to the advantage of workers' compensation clients. Specifically, she'll be speaking on strategies involving medical records, second medical opinions, documentation of the recovery period, accident reports, employment records, witness statements expert witnesses, doctor competencies and social media landmines.

For more information on this seminar, visit the National Business Institute or view the Workers' Compensation: Critical Essentials from Both Sides of the Aisle course brochure.


May, 2016

Adam N. Crosier & Scott A. Fleischauer of Harrisburg, PA Earn Workers' Compensation Law Specialty Certification

Harrisburg, PA - Adam N. Crosier and Scott A. Fleischauer of Marzzacco Niven & Associates in Harrisburg, PA have been certified as specialists in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Section.

Crosier and Fleischauer successfully completed the 2016 certification process by submitting a variety of documents showing that at least 50 percent of their legal practice is in the specialty field of workers' compensation, that they have practiced in the field for more than five years, and that they actively participate in Mandatory Continuing Legal Education in workers' compensation law and related fields. Crosier and Fleischauer also passed the certification examination that focuses on workers' compensation law and rules and leading case law.

In 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved the PBA Workers' Compensation Law Section as the first bar association entity in Pennsylvania to certify lawyers in the area of workers' compensation law. Certification was granted to 149 lawyers who took the exam in 2013, 32 lawyers who took the exam in 2014, 20 lawyers who took the exam in 2015, and 18 who took the exam earlier this year.

Because of their successful completion of the certification process, Crosier and Fleischauer will be permitted to use the following language when communicating about their certification to clients and to the public: "Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court."

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association strives to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 27,000 lawyers who are members of the association.