2016 Duffy Fellowship

May 4th, 2016|

Thomas J. Duffy, Esq., founder of Duffy + Partners, has renewed his support of the “Duffy Fellowship” at LCD. Theresa Brabson is this year’s recipient of the Fellowship, which supports a staff attorney’s salary. In 2012, LCD became the first recipient of a Duffy Fellowship and applauds Tom Duffy’s generosity toward the non-profit legal services community.

Theresa is the […]

Thank you Broad Street Runners

May 2nd, 2016|

It was a rainy and chilly day as 10,000 runners took off down Broad Street for the 2016 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Forty-nine of those runners generously trained, fundraised and ran in support of LCD and its clients. We can’t thank the runners enough as well as those who donated to help them […]

Q & A: Barbara Goral

April 20th, 2016|

A native of Philadelphia, Barbara Goral, a paralegal student at the Community College of Philadelphia, has been interning with LCD for the past ten weeks. She became involved with LCD through the Community College of Philadelphia’s Paralegal Studies Internship Program.

1. What has been most memorable about your experience with LCD?
My experiences with the staff of […]

An intern’s life: Amanda Solch

April 13th, 2016|

A Master of Social Work candidate at The University of Pennsylvania, Amanda Solch joined the LCD team in September 2015 as a social work intern. She first voiced her interest in working with LCD due to our work in both clinical and macro, or large scale, social work.

“I have had the pleasure of assisting […]

Ensuring Their Future – The McGonagles

April 1st, 2016|

Dennis and Kathleen McGonagle thought their need for legal help was finished. But, they soon found themselves needing legal representation again after they were sued by Air Methods, an emergency transport company, for an unpaid portion of an exorbitant medical transport bill. That’s when they contacted LCD.

Referred by Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, the McGonagles first worked […]

A safe home for veteran Anthony

February 8th, 2016|

Anthony is a veteran. He suffered multiple strokes and now at age 60 accepted he needed in-home assistance. He agreed to have his niece, Annette, move into his home to provide this needed assistance. It soon became clear that Annette was not dependable and instead, Anthony’s daughter, Sherry, had to step in to prepare meals, […]

Azavea Summer of Maps

September 9th, 2015|

Nathaniel Henry worked with us throughout the summer as part of Azavea’s Summer of Maps program. He’s written a blog post on the fascinating work that he did with us to research the relationship between poverty, disability, and unsafe housing conditions. You can interact with Nathaniel’s online map here.

“Housing justice is vital not just to […]

An intern’s life

August 16th, 2015|

Kevin Boyle, a rising 3L at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law is our 2015 summer intern. Kevin received a Master’s Degree in Health Science from John Hopkins University and studies law to learn more how law and health intersect. He’s part way through his summer so we thought now was a good time to […]

Journal of Change interview with Linda

July 12th, 2015|

The Journal of Change magazine which is published by the Independence Blus Cross Foundation interviewed our very own Linda Peyton in July.

You can download the full interview here.

In Motion newsletter, Winter Spring 2015

May 10th, 2015|

Read our latest In Motion newsletter, which features news on:

LCD’s Medical-Legal Partnership with Project Home
LCD Panel Discussion at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) & the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) Annual Assembly
LCD and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children’s MLP – PhilaKids
Reed Smith Christmas Toy Drive for LCD Families
and many more…

Download it here.