Annual report – 2014

August 27th, 2015|

The 2014 Annual Report brings together stories and insights from across our organization to give you a deeper understanding of the work that we do and the way that we operate.

Being a staff attorney at LCD is about being more than ‘just’ an attorney. It’s about identifying the legal issues that are impeding the health […]

More than just an attorney

August 27th, 2015|

In October staff attorney Tomas Bednar met with a 62 year old woman who had been diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer that had metastasized to her brain.

An in patient at Hahnemann Hospital, she was visibly distraught over the uncertainty of her illness’s progression as well as her future quality of life. Alone in Philadelphia […]

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 […]

Allison’s story

August 8th, 2015|

Debt Collection Defense – Reducing Debt and Stress
When Allison called the intake line at LCD she was confused and fearful. She was being sued for more than $10,000 in alleged credit card debt.

Allison suffers from Meniere’s disease (a disorder than affects hearing and balance), major depression and psychotic features. She wasn’t sure about the nature […]