For over fifteen years, Frank Lafferty has been providing legal advice and counsel to injured workers and those injured by the negligence of others. His practice focuses on all stages of the workers’ compensation process. Frank litigates a broad range of work injury-related issues, including original claim filings, fighting for injured workers’ rights by making sure they are protected when an insurance company tries to suspend, modify or terminate benefits, and negotiating settlements through the mediation process. He also has represented injured workers before the Workers Compensation Appeal Board, The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Frank has resolved numerous lump settlements exceeding six figure settlements through negotiation utilizing both the voluntary and the mandatory mediation program in the workers’ compensation process to secure settlements over $100,000.00.
As a plaintiff's personal injury attorney, Frank has successfully handled cases for his clients against those responsible for causing their injuries. His practice emphasizes representing persons injured by others in motorcycle, car and trucking accidents and Frank has handled wrongful death cases and other complex cases involving serious, permanent injuries. He has experience in trial work, both mediation and arbitration processes, and has resolved numerous cases through diligent case preparation and negotiation. In 2002, Frank received a verdict in Dauphin County for over $400,000.00 for his client and wife; in 2008, Mr. Lafferty obtained a $725,000.00 dollar settlement in a motorcycle accident injury case, other case results can be seen here.
Frank is also a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly PATLA) and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Dauphin County Bar Association, York County Bar Association and Cumberland County Bar Association. He has taught trial advocacy at Widener University School of Law's Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) since 2001, and he has participated in the Mentor/Mentee program for Widener University. Frank also has had the pleasure of presenting for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on numerous occasions.
Frank earned his law degree in 1999 from Widener University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from University of South Carolina in 1990. Prior to establishing Norfleet and Lafferty in 2011, Mr. Lafferty was a partner with Metzger, Wickersham, Knauss and Erb, P.C, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Frank also has enjoyed the experience of volunteering for the activities of his two children as a little league baseball and softball coach for the Mechanicsburg Little League Association Camp Hill Girls Softball League.
- Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - 1999
- University of South Carolina - 1990
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
- Dauphin County Bar Association, Member
- York County Bar Association, Member
- Cumberland County Bar Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
- Metzger, Wickersham, Knauss and Erb, P.C., Partner
Pro Bono Activities
- Little League Coach, Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill Little League Association
- Soccer Coach In Both Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill