Kevin McKeon, NUCA PA Legal Counsel and Senior Partner with Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP testified on behalf of NUCA PA today regarding Standby Time for excavators.  Kevin was joined by Jim Dacey of DOLI Construction and Mark Reisinger of PKF Mark III who offered supporting comments and stood ready to address any questions from the Committee members. NUCA PA has been pushing for Standby Time both at the One Call System level through our board representative, and through our legislative efforts since the late 1980’s.  Kevin addressed issues regarding the Economic Loss Doctrine and offered solutions to the perceived threat of frivolous lawsuits.

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