Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr.

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Greensburg, PA

Quatrini Rafferty, P.C.
 | 550 East Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: 724-837-0080
Fax: 724-837-1348
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Vincent J. Quatrini Jr. is a founder and managing partner of Quatrini Rafferty, P.C., Pennsylvania. He concentrates his practice in the area of Workers' Compensation and the representation of injured workers.

Mr. Quatrini has more than 45 years of experience in state and federal courts and has served as counsel in prominent cases, including Pawlosky v. WCAB (Latrobe Brewing Co.), which is regarded by Workers' Compensation practitioners as the third most important case in the past 100 years.

Mr. Quatrini has served as a co-author to the PBi's Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure text - 15 copies in total! He is also a frequent presenter and speaker.

Mr. Quatrini has been listed in the The Best Lawyers in America each year since 1997.

He is listed as a Top 100 Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Attorney.

He is listed as a Top 50 Pittsburgh Workers' Compensation Attorney.

He has been listed as a Super Lawyer for the past 12 years.

Additionally, in 2011 he was selected for the 2011 class of the nationwide College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers.

 
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About Vincent Quatrini, Jr.

Admitted: 1974, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.qrglaw.com/Attorneys/Vincent-J-Quatrini-jr.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Listed in the 1997-1998 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, where he was Named One of the Best American Lawyers in Workers' Compensation
  • Prestigious Award of Outstanding Achievement, 2000 - 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Hundred-Year History Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law Section Member, Executive Committee, Chair, 1989-1990
  • Appointee, Workers' Compensation Rules Committee
  • Former Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Conference of County Bar Leaders
  • Member, Westmoreland County Bar Association, President 1988-1989
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Workers' Compensation Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Chair of the Section from 1989 - 1990
  • Solicitor for the Westmoreland County Controller
  • Member, Westmoreland County Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Westmoreland County Assistant District Attorney from 1974 to 1980

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Served, Westmoreland Bar Foundation
  • Adelphoi, Inc., Adelphoi Village and Adelphoi USA Former Board Member
  • Served, WESTCO Credit Union
  • Founder and founding Chair of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County
  • Served, Westmoreland County March of Dimes, Former Chair and Vice President
  • Served, Center Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Staunton Farms Foundation Board Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Chronic Pain
  • Lecturer, Orthopedics
  • Lecturer, Mild to Moderate Brain Damage
  • Lecturer, Analyzing Medical Records
  • Worker's Compensation Practice and Procedure, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1992 - 2006
  • Mr. Quatrini is one of a Statewide team of Attorneys who Co-Authors (1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 and the volume for release in 2004) the publication, Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice & Procedure
  • Workers' Compensation Rights, The National Business Institute
  • Workers' Compensation Rights, The Industry for Workers' Compensation Reform
  • Workers' Compensation Rights, The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Industrial Conference
  • Workers' Compensation Rights, The Pennsylvania Self-Insurers Association Ethics in Rehabilitation
  • Lecturer, "Medicine for Lawyers" Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2003 - 2006

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Successfully argued to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Gilliland v. Heckler that the administrative law judge must give considerable weight to the opinions of a treating physician in a social security disability case
  • Pawlosky v. WCAB (Latrobe Brewing Co.) convinced the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to dramatically redefine the term "injury" under the Workers' Compensation Act to include any disease that constitutes an insult to the body as well as any work-related aggravation of a non-occupational disease

Representative Clients:

  • Gilliand v. Heckler, 786 F.2d 178 (3rd Circuit 1986)
  • Injured Workers
  • Pawlosky v. WCAB, 514 PA 450 (PA Supreme 1987)
  • Coleman v. WCAB, 842 A.2d 349 (Pennsylvania 2004)
  • McIlvaine v. WCAB, 810 A.2d 1280 (PA Supreme 2002)

Educational Background:

  • St. Vincent College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1971
Office Location for Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr.

550 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone: 724-837-0080

Fax: 724-837-1348

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Last Updated: 7/10/2019

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