November 23, 1981
CRUCIBLE, INCORPORATED, PETITIONER
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION APPEAL BOARD AND ERNEST A. MCDOLE, RESPONDENTS
No. 384 C.D. 1981
AND NOW, this 23rd day of November, 1981, the order of the Workmen's Compensation Appeal Board at Docket No. A-78998 is affirmed, and it is further ordered that judgment be entered in favor of Ernest A. McDole and against Crucible, Incorporated for the payment of Workmen's Compensation benefits at the rate of $199.00 per week commencing on May 24, 1978, and continuing into the indefinite future in accordance with the terms and limitations of the Pennsylvania Workmen's Compensation Act.
All deferred payments of compensation shall bear interest at the rate of ten per centum (10%) per annum.
It is further ordered that Crucible, Incorporated pay the counsel for Ernest McDole $477.00 for the reasonable costs of prosecution. Attorneys' fees in the amount of $3,104.40 are approved, and Crucible, Incorporated is directed to deduct the amount of $29.85 from each of the 104 weeks of compensation that becomes due and payable to the claimant during
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the period beginning on May 24, 1978, and continuing through May 20, 1980, inclusive, and to forward this amount, together with the aforementioned costs of prosecution directly to Benjamin L. Costello, Esquire, 505 Washington Trust Building, Washington, PA 15301.
It is further ordered that additional attorneys' fees are approved and are to be deducted from the compensation due the claimant at the rate of $29.85 per week for each of twenty-seven weeks beginning on May 21, 1980.
All remaining payments of interest and compensation shall be paid by bank drafts in the name of Ernest A. McDole only and shall be forwarded directly to him by first class mail.
Theodore O. Rogers, J.
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