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The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 121

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses accidents and injuries. By Edith A. Pearce.

http://philadelphiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident
    Government studies estimate that about 800 people are killed each year from running red lights and another 200,000 are injured. In a survey done by Old Dominion University, one out of three people know someone who has been injured or killed…
  • Nov 27

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident
    Government studies estimate that about 800 people are killed each year from running red lights and another 200,000 are injured. In a survey done by Old Dominion University, one out of three people know someone who has been injured or killed…
  • Nov 13

    Medical Mistakes Can Be Deadly. Do You Need Representation?

    Medical Mistakes Can Be Deadly. Do You Need Representation?
    A personal injury lawyer is often consulted on medical malpractice cases, especially when they result in a fatality. In 2010 a study indicated that about 180,000 people died due to a preventable medical mistakes. Three years later, a new…
Rank this Week: 152

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Feb 10

    Common Infections in Nursing Home

    Common Infections in Nursing Home
    Seniors are at an increased risk for a wide variety of infections because of lowered immune systems and other factors. When they live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, this risk increases even further. Infections in nursing…
  • Feb 7

    Philadelphia Plans to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030

    Philadelphia Plans to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030
    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney promised a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities as a part of his 2015 campaign platform. This promise came to fruition in November, when an executive order created the city’s Vision Zero Task Force.This…
  • Feb 6

    How Over-the-Air Updates Could Alter NHTSA Auto Recall Proce

    How Over-the-Air Updates Could Alter NHTSA Auto Recall Proce
    Recent changes in how much modern automobiles rely on computers and software may push the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to change its auto recall process. Currently, car manufacturers notify owners by mail and the…
Rank this Week: 195

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 308

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 19

    National Safety Council Releases Employee Survey on Safety

    National Safety Council Releases Employee Survey on Safety
    The National Safety Council conducted an employee perception survey that found 58% of Americans working in construction (the industry that sees the most workplace fatalities each year) feel that safety takes a backseat to…
  • May 11

    OSHA Levies Historic Fines Against Construction Firm after Building Collapse Kills Worker

    OSHA Levies Historic Fines Against Construction Firm after Building Collapse Kills Worker
    On April 30, OSHA issued two new citations against Hultgren Construction. The company was renovating the former Copper Lounge building in Sioux Falls, SD when it collapsed on December 2.  The collapse of the historic building killed a…
  • Apr 25

    OSHA fines Massachusetts Contractor $1.5M for 18 Violations in Fatal Trench Collapse

    OSHA fines Massachusetts Contractor $1.5M for 18 Violations in Fatal Trench Collapse
    The fines stem from a trench accident that killed two workers on October 21, 2016 in Boston, MA. Atlantic Drain Service Co. employees Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks were killed while working in a 12-foot-deep trench that collapsed and…
Rank this Week: 501

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect news and laws. By Michael O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    The 18 Most Understaffed Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

    The 18 Most Understaffed Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania
    When moving a family member into a nursing home you are doing so with the hope that they will be given the utmost care and protection.  Unfortunately, understaffing in nursing homes leads to neglect of its elderly residents.  When…
  • Jan 17

    Virginia Nursing Home Facing Claims of Severe Abuse

    Virginia Nursing Home Facing Claims of Severe Abuse
    A resident and her daughter are suing Carrington Place, a nursing home in Chesapeake, Va., after claims of severe abuse by two nurses. Alice Mackey, 84, was allegedly tied to a chair by the nurses and sedated in order to quiet her, as…
  • Dec 22

    PA Nursing Homes Facing Fines from Federal and State Goverment

    PA Nursing Homes Facing Fines from Federal and State Goverment
    Over the last two decades, 366 Pennsylvania nursing homes were fined almost $5 million for “federal deficiencies in care largely related to the health and safety of residents,” according to the Reading Eagle. Individually, the…
Rank this Week: 297

Karp & Hart Blog

Karp & Hart Blog

Discusses personal injury and accident litigation issues including insurance law tips in Pennsylvania.

http://www.karphart.com
Rank this Week: 485

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and neglect in Pennsylvania. By Rosenbaum and Associates.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident
    Preventing hip fractures and increasing the rate of recovery must be a top priority in all nursing homes across the United States. A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine discusses the survival rates of nursing…
  • Jul 18

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident
    Preventing hip fractures and increasing the rate of recovery must be a top priority in all nursing homes across the United States. A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine discusses the survival rates of nursing…
  • Jul 18

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident
    Preventing hip fractures and increasing the rate of recovery must be a top priority in all nursing homes across the United States. A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine discusses the survival rates of nursing…
Rank this Week: 370

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Jun 26

    Summary Judgment Denied to Landowner In Slip and Fall Case But Granted For Snow Removal Contractor

    Summary Judgment Denied to Landowner In Slip and Fall Case But Granted For Snow Removal Contractor
    In the case of Graham v. K Investments, Ltd., No. 4376-2014 (C.P. Monroe Co. March 13, 2017 Zulick, J.), Judge Arthur Zulick of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas denied a restaurant’s Motion for Summary Judgment in a slip and fall…
  • Jun 26

    Summary Judgment Based Upon Hills and Ridges Doctrine Denied

    Summary Judgment Based Upon Hills and Ridges Doctrine Denied
    In the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas case of Holtzapple v. Dunkleburger, No. 15-1666 (C.P. Lycoming Co. March 15, 2017 Gray, J.), Judge Richard A. Gray of the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas denied a Defendant’s Motion…
  • Jun 23

    TORT TALK PRACTICE TIP

    TORT TALK PRACTICE TIP
    CAREFULLY READ TRIAL MANAGEMENT ORDERSWhen a Trial Management Order is issued read the Order in its entirety--Judges expect them to be followed to the letter. Immediately have all deadlines marked on your calendar.Also mark a tickler on your…
Rank this Week: 880

MGKF Litigation Blog

MGKF Litigation Blog

Covers recent cases in the environmental arena. By Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP.

http://www.mgkflitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 996

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    PA Bureau of Workers’ Compensation No Longer Granting IRE Requests After Protz Decision

    PA Bureau of Workers’ Compensation No Longer Granting IRE Requests After Protz Decision
    The fallout from the decision rendered by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in the Protz case is only just beginning.  Since this decision will change how workers’ compensation cases are handled in PA (at least for the moment), the…
  • Jun 21

    PA Supreme Court Declares Entire IRE Provision Unconstitutional

    PA Supreme Court Declares Entire IRE Provision Unconstitutional
    We have written volumes about the Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE) process.  It would now appear all of those words just became moot with the decision rendered by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, which ruled the entire IRE provision…
  • Jun 14

    Prescriptions for Pennsylvania Injured Workers Under Attack

    Prescriptions for Pennsylvania Injured Workers Under Attack
    House Bill 18 has made it out of committee and is expected to be voted on early next week (Tuesday).  This bill would drastically change how injured workers in Pennsylvania would get their medications (and what medications they could…
Rank this Week: 605

Will Geer's Bankruptcy Blog

Will Geer's Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Chapter 11 and Consumer Bankruptcy Issues.

http://www.atlbankruptcyhelp.com/articles
  • Feb 1

    How To Use Bankruptcy to Lower Your Car Payment

    How To Use Bankruptcy to Lower Your Car Payment
    Paying a car payment each month with interest you know is exorbitant can be agony. But did you know that you could use bankruptcy to lower your car payments? There are actually two different ways to accomplish a lower car payment by filing…
  • Jan 15

    4 Common Tax Myths Demystified

    4 Common Tax Myths Demystified
    The United States tax code can be a bear to understand. There are a lot of misconceptions about how we are taxed, so we’ll tackle four of the more commonly held misinformed beliefs in this article. Higher Tax Brackets Do Not Mean ALL…
  • Jan 4

    A Guide to Being Sued by Unifund CCR, LLC

    A Guide to Being Sued by Unifund CCR, LLC
    If Unifund CCR, LLC has served you with a debt collection lawsuit, the end is not near. Like Cavalry Portfolio and Midland Funding, Unifund CCR, LLC is a junk debt buyer with a business model that relies on the fact that 95% of consumers…
Rank this Week: 931

Workers Compensation Blog

Workers Compensation Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers compensation law. By Norfleet and Lafferty, LLC.

http://www.workers-compensation-blog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form
    This video blog explains the Workers Compensation Denial Form an injured worker may receive if the employer or insurer is denying their claim. Francis J. Lafferty, IV, is a Partner with Norfleet & Lafferty, LLC. He focuses his practice on…
  • Jun 30

    3 Things to do if you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania

    3 Things to do if you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania
    This video blog explains three steps injured workers should take if they are hurt on the job.   Francis J. Lafferty, IV, is a Partner with Norfleet & Lafferty, LLC. He focuses his practice on workers’ compensation cases. It is…
  • Jun 23

    Hip Replacement Testimonial

    Hip Replacement Testimonial
    Attorney Francis J. Lafferty, IV, discusses the case of a young mother that needed hip replacement surgery.
Rank this Week: 647

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Discusses and analyzes Pennsylvania personal injury laws.

http://www.karphart.com
  • Jan 18

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck
    In this episode of Legal Talk, from January 18, 2008, host Stephen Karp discusses one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln with guest, Professor Brian Dirck, author of the new book “Lincoln the Lawyer.”
  • Jan 18

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008
    In this episode we discuss one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln.
  • Mar 29

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation
    Topics covered in this podcast: Peter Hart, legal talk, karp and hart, law, legal program, WCHE, motor vehicular law violations, traffic offenses, drunk driving, malpractice, Mark Lieberman, West Chester, practicing, Lieberman and Kohler,…
Rank this Week: 4047

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Jun 26

    House member launches fintech lending investigation

    House member launches fintech lending investigation
    Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II announced last week that he had launched an investigation into small business financial technology (fintech) lending by sending a letter to the CEOs of several fintech small business lenders.  The letter…
  • Jun 26

    Trade associations voice support for commission to run CFPB

    Trade associations voice support for commission to run CFPB
    A group of 22 trade associations sent a letter last week to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees expressing their “strong support” for the creation of a five-member bipartisan…
  • Jun 23

    Will he or will he not issue the arbitration rule?

    Will he or will he not issue the arbitration rule?
    I have previously expressed serious doubt whether Director Cordray will issue a final arbitration rule. In the CFPB’s last semi-annual regulatory agenda issued last year, the CFPB stated that the arbitration rule would be issued in…
Rank this Week: 3792

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3363

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Jun 26

    All Work and No Pay: Ed DeLisle Testifies Before Congressional Small Business Committee

    All Work and No Pay: Ed DeLisle Testifies Before Congressional Small Business Committee
    Cohen Seglias Co-Chair of the Federal Contracting Group, Edward DeLisle, testified at a Small Business Committee hearing titled, “All Work and No Pay: Change Orders Delayed for Small Construction Contractors.” The…
  • Mar 16

    The End is Near for “Fair Play and Safe Workplaces”

    The End is Near for “Fair Play and Safe Workplaces”
    Last month, we outlined Congress’ plan to block the implementation of President Obama’s Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order. Today, we report that the prognosis has grown even more grim for the former President’s…
  • Mar 3

    GovBizConnect 4-Part Webinar Series: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017

    GovBizConnect 4-Part Webinar Series: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017
    Event Flyer GovBizConnect presents Cohen Seglias Partners Ed DeLisle and Maria Panichelli in a 4-part educational webinar series, GovCon Basics: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017. February 15, 2017…
Rank this Week: 1459

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 26

    Fair Debt Collection Practice

    Fair Debt Collection Practice
    Neil Gorsuch’s first Supreme Court decision on June 12th involved the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.  This Act reminds us that attorneys are called upon occasionally to perform in the collection and enforcement of a…
  • Jun 21

    Enhancements to Philadelphia City Solicitor Opinions Database

    Enhancements to Philadelphia City Solicitor Opinions Database
      Jenkins' Philadelphia City Solicitor Opinions Database contains the full text of formal and informal opinions issued by the Philadelphia City Solicitor from 1952-2009. Recent enhancements to the collection now provide for…
  • Jun 21

    Visit Us On The Chrome Web Store: Get The Jenkins / Fastcase Extension

    Visit Us On The Chrome Web Store: Get The Jenkins / Fastcase Extension
      Today Jenkins launches its first plugin for Chrome. Members who use Google Chrome for Windows or Mac OSX can add our Fastcase via Jenkins Law Library plugin to their browser to speed accessing Fastcase.The application adds a…
Rank this Week: 4310

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 26

    SCOTUS on appeal of MSPB "mixed cases"

    SCOTUS on appeal of MSPB "mixed cases"
    Okay, the subtle nuances of the procedural minefield of federal employee discrimination cases is not exactly the kind of SCOTUS blockbuster we usually anticipate at the end of the Court's term . . . but it's what we got.When federal employees…
  • Jun 19

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element
    Back in 2013, in UTSMC v. Nassar, the Supreme Court held in no uncertain terms that "Title VII retaliation claims must be proved according to traditional principles of but-for causation." That seems simple enough - but wait, earlier this year…
  • Jun 9

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the following press release:Not official use.U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance…
Rank this Week: 4073

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3775

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 5141

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Motorcyclists face considerable dangers on the road

    Motorcyclists face considerable dangers on the road
    Motorcycle crashes are very serious accidents that must be prevented when at all possible. These crashes lead to death and serious injuries that can have an impact on the victim and the victim's family members. One reason why these...
  • Jun 16

    The type of malpractice case determines the points of focu

    The type of malpractice case determines the points of focu
    As we recently discussed, the standard of care in medical care is often one of the points that is covered in a medical malpractice lawsuit. There are other points that might also need to be covered in these cases....
  • Jun 9

    Medical malpractice cases can hinge on doctors testifying

    Medical malpractice cases can hinge on doctors testifying
    Medical malpractice cases are often difficult for several reasons. One of these is that oftentimes, the basis of a medical malpractice lawsuit is the doctor not meeting the standard of care. The standard of care is a concept that...
Rank this Week: 2965

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine
    The General Data Protection Regulation, more commonly known as the GDPR, replaced an inconsistent country by country approach to how companies were required to handle the personal data of European Union (EU) residents.  The EU Parliament…
  • Apr 6

    Online or Store Bought Legal Forms Are Dangerou

    Online or Store Bought Legal Forms Are Dangerou
    Potential clients frequently ask me why they should not buy contract forms online or from an office supply store. Why pay for an attorney when I can buy a legal form for a nominal fee?  I understand the inclination to go online…
  • Feb 27

    Attorney Fees in NJ Litigation

    Attorney Fees in NJ Litigation
    The American Rule In the United States, each party is responsible for its own legal fees.  This is known as the “American Rule.”  In other countries, the U.K. for example, the loosing party is responsible for the…
Rank this Week: 4614

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Former municipal official sentenced to probation for Social Security fraud

    Former municipal official sentenced to probation for Social Security fraud
    A former municipal official in New Jersey was recently spared a prison term despite collecting Social Security benefits paid to his wife for more than four years after her death. “Brian Unger was sentenced Monday to two years of…
  • Jun 14

    Man in custody on drug charges flees from police; search called off

    Man in custody on drug charges flees from police; search called off
    A Doylestown man who was arrested on drug charges reportedly escaped Sunday night from Bucks County and police said that he was no longer in the area. He has since been apprehended. Doylestown Township police said Monday on Facebook that…
  • Jun 7

    Theft, prostitution, and kidnapping just some of crime in the news across New Jersey last week

    Theft, prostitution, and kidnapping just some of crime in the news across New Jersey last week
    Multiple people were either charged with, indicted for, or convicted of crimes highlighted in the news last week in New Jersey – including theft, kidnapping, prostitution, and animal cruelty. A recap of those crimes was published in a…
Rank this Week: 1966

Philadelphia Estate and Tax…

Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog

Focuses on income, estate and gift tax matters, estate planning and probate administration. By Steven J. Fromm.

http://frommtaxes.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 20

    Here Are The IRS 2017 Standard Business, Medical and Moving Mileage Rate

    Here Are The IRS 2017 Standard Business, Medical and Moving Mileage Rate
      The Internal Revenue Service has recently issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1,…
  • May 25

    2017 PENNSYLVANIA TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM

    2017 PENNSYLVANIA TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM
    What Is The Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Program? The PA Tax Amnesty program creates an incentive for taxpayers to pay there tax liabilities during a narrow time period that ends on June 19, 2017.  While this program is open, the PA ……
  • Feb 28

    IRS Installment Agreements: 2017 User Fee Schedule and Option

    IRS Installment Agreements: 2017 User Fee Schedule and Option
    Starting in 2017, the IRS has revised its user fee schedule for installment agreements. The new fee schedule applies to installment agreements entered into, restructured or reinstated on or after January 2, 2017. The final regulations…
Rank this Week: 3679

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, environmental toxins, nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Anapol Weiss.

http://www.pennsylvania-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Distracted Driving Lawsuits in Pennsylvania and Beyond: Saving Lives by Using What We Have Learned as Trial Lawyer

    Distracted Driving Lawsuits in Pennsylvania and Beyond: Saving Lives by Using What We Have Learned as Trial Lawyer
    By Joel Feldman Distracted driving has rightly been called an “epidemic.” And distracted driving statistics support claims that this epidemic is getting worse. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…
  • May 22

    What Are The Increased Risks Of Using Invokana?

    What Are The Increased Risks Of Using Invokana?
    On May 16, 2017, the FDA concluded that the Type 2 diabetes medication Canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet and Invokamet XR) causes an increased risk of leg and foot amputations. The FDA will now require the most prominent black box warning to…
  • May 17

    How To Obtain Justice After a Bus Accident?

    How To Obtain Justice After a Bus Accident?
    Millions of passengers rely on buses and other forms of public transportation to get them from point A to point B on a daily basis. As passengers, we trust that the bus driver will safely get us to our destination. This is not always the…
Rank this Week: 4174

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning…

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and national elder law and estate planning issues. By Jeffrey A. Marshall.

http://marshallelder.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    Your Hospital Discharge: The Fast Appeal

    Your Hospital Discharge: The Fast Appeal
    You are notified that you will be discharged from the hospital this afternoon. But you are concerned that your discharge is taking place too soon. You think you need additional in-patient care in the hospital. What can you do? Can you stop…
  • Jun 15

    Relief from the Medicare Part B Late Enrollment Penalty

    Relief from the Medicare Part B Late Enrollment Penalty
    Medicare to Provide Relief for Late Medicare Part B Enrollment Penalties in Certain Circumstances [This article was written by Elizabeth White, CELA*, an Elder Law Attorney with Marshall, Parker and Weber. It is posted here with her…
  • Jun 12

    How to Begin your Estate Planning

    How to Begin your Estate Planning
    [This article was written by Tammy Weber, Managing Attorney with my law firm, Marshall, Parker and Weber] Estate planning is a process that you use to protect your loved ones and your home and savings. You know you should do it, but…
Rank this Week: 4804

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh
    Until very recently, violent crime rates in America had been steadily falling since their peak in the early 1990s. When the FBI released its Uniform Crime Report in early 2017, it revealed an increase in violent crime in many of the…
  • May 31

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case
    According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), officers are trained to identify the presence of drugs in a person’s system. They also receive education that allows them to identify the type of drug being used. As a result, police…
  • May 26

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend
    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 2 million American soldiers have been killed in the line of duty. Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served, and to reflect on the privileges that we…
Rank this Week: 1497

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Jun 16

    Ask Dr. Copyright — New Venue Decision for Patent Infringement Case

    Ask Dr. Copyright — New Venue Decision for Patent Infringement Case
    Dear Doc:   I know this is not a copyright question, but I hope you can shed light on something that’s been bothering me for some time. Why, in this great and broad country of ours, has it seemed like every other patent case is…
  • Jun 9

    Is Google Guilty of “Genericide”?

    Is Google Guilty of “Genericide”?
    Mr. Chris Gillespie must have thought he had a brilliant idea when he registered multiple domain names that included the term “Google,” such as “googledisney.com,” “googleBarackObama.net,”…
  • Jun 2

    On-Sale and Public Use Bars – Federal Circuit Rejects USPTO Position

    On-Sale and Public Use Bars – Federal Circuit Rejects USPTO Position
    Before the America Invents Act (‘AIA’), an invention owner had a one-year ‘grace period’ to file a patent application after commercially selling an invention or using the invention in public.  If the patent owner…
Rank this Week: 4883

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

By the Wieand Law Firm.

http://www.wieandlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    2 Pedestrians Injured in Center City, Philadelphia Car Accident

    2 Pedestrians Injured in Center City, Philadelphia Car Accident
    Two pedestrians sustained injuries earlier this week when a black Toyota Sienna minivan jumped onto the curb in Center City, Philadelphia near Suburban Station around the intersection of 16th Street and JFK Boulevard. The injured pedestrians…
  • May 16

    I-95 Bus Accident Injures 29 from Philadelphia, Leaving 2 in Critical Condition

    I-95 Bus Accident Injures 29 from Philadelphia, Leaving 2 in Critical Condition
    What should have been a fun-filled day for dozens of Philadelphia students, teachers, and chaperones became a nightmare after their charter bus crashed on I-95 en route to Washington, D.C. for a field trip. The accident occurred around 9:30…
  • May 9

    NJ Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit Continues Against Manufacturer Stryker

    NJ Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit Continues Against Manufacturer Stryker
    Dozens of New Jersey plaintiffs, alleging that faulty hip implants manufactured by Stryker caused serious injuries, have asked the state’s Multicounty Litigation Center to allow their cases to be consolidated before one judge in Bergen…
Rank this Week: 1577

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds DUI-Related Drug Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds DUI-Related Drug Conviction
    A defendant appealed from the judgment of a sentence of nine to 16 months’ imprisonment entered in the York County Court of Common Pleas following his bench trial convictions of DUI, possession of a small amount of marijuana,…
  • Jun 1

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Affirms DUI Conviction Resulting From DUI Checkpoint

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Affirms DUI Conviction Resulting From DUI Checkpoint
    The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently affirmed a driver’s two-count DUI conviction resulting from a DUI checkpoint. In September 2013, police officers from the West Hills DUI Task Force conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Steubenville…
  • May 9

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s Resentencing Following New DUI Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s Resentencing Following New DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a sentence entered in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, following the revocation of his probation. He argued the Pennsylvania Superior Court should vacate his sentence due to the revocation…
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Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

By Reiff & Bily.

http://www.reiffandbily.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    How Pennsylvania’s Ride & Amusement Safety Regulators Respond After a Serious Amusement Park Accident

    How Pennsylvania’s Ride & Amusement Safety Regulators Respond After a Serious Amusement Park Accident
    During the 2016 amusement season, a seemingly unending series of serious and shocking accidents on popular rides came to characterize the season. In fact, last year’s summer amusement season kicked off with reports of a horrific…
  • May 29

    How Negligence Can Impact Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

    How Negligence Can Impact Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
    When you are injured, and you know it is someone else’s fault, it can be frustrating. The average person may not understand exactly how to put it into words, but you know that someone else should be held responsible for your suffering.…
  • May 25

    Who Covers Uber and Lyft Accidents?

    Who Covers Uber and Lyft Accidents?
    When you are in an Uber or Lyft accident, who will cover the injuries and damage from the accident can be confusing.  Depending on whether you were an Uber/Lyft driver, a passenger, a pedestrian, or the driver/passenger of another can,…
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Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • Jun 14

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo
    Spadea Lignana will be running a booth at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise event in the US. We hope you stop by to see us! The Spadea Lignana booth will be a highlight, but it isn't all the International Franchise Expo…
  • Jun 14

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo
    Spadea Lignana will be running a booth at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise event in the US. We hope you stop by to see us! The Spadea Lignana booth will be a highlight, but it isn't all the International Franchise…
  • May 24

    Tom Spadea's Top Three Coolest New Products from the NRA Show

    Tom Spadea's Top Three Coolest New Products from the NRA Show
    On my trip to see clients, vendors and friends in Chicago this week at the National Restaurant Association Show, I spent some time walking the floor to see what's new and exciting for restaurant operators. After reading an article earlier…
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PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

Covers public bidding and contracting in Pennsylvania. By Christopher I. McCabe.

http://www.papubliccontracts.com/
  • Jun 13

    Is The Separations Act In Danger Of Repeal?

    Is The Separations Act In Danger Of Repeal?
    In Pennsylvania, public construction projects are nearly always governed by the Separations Act, a law that was passed in 1913, more than 100 years ago. The Separations Act (variations of which also appear in statutes governing Boroughs,…
  • May 18

    Philadelphia Voters Approve Best Value Contracting

    Philadelphia Voters Approve Best Value Contracting
    It’s official! Philadelphia voters have voted in favor of the best value ballot question. The Philadelphia City Charter will now be amended to add the following new subsection at section 8-200: (5) In lieu of awarding a…
  • May 9

    Committee of Seventy Throws Its Weight Behind City Of Philadelphia Best Value Initiative

    Committee of Seventy Throws Its Weight Behind City Of Philadelphia Best Value Initiative
    On Tuesday, May 16, Philadelphia voters will be asked to vote YES or NO to the following ballot question: “Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to allow for the award of certain contracts based on best…
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Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Jun 12

    Huge Win for Economic Liberty

    Huge Win for Economic Liberty
    Sadly, in Philadelphia, the City that gave birth to the United States Constitution, respect for the Constitution by government officials is woefully lacking.  Luckily, the United States Federal Court for the Eastern District of…
  • Jun 9

    The Death of Retail and Legal Issue

    The Death of Retail and Legal Issue
    The National Review recently published an article about the wide ranging economic and social impacts of the death of traditional mid-market shopping malls.  The article is not overtly political and at time waxes nostalgic about the…
  • Jun 2

    Narberth Mayor Urges Dubious Legal Action

    Narberth Mayor Urges Dubious Legal Action
    When I left Philadelphia, I thought I had largely left NIMBY zoning disputes behind.  However, I quickly learned that the Main Line NIMBY is simply a tiger of a different stripe (and better financed and represented than their…
Rank this Week: 3555

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Covers business and injury law. By Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP.

http://www.consumerclasslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?
    Generally, when you buy a car and are promised a feature—like air conditioning, satellite radio, or navigation—you expect that feature to continue to work/exist AFTER you take your car off the lot. Well, this expectation seems not…
  • Jun 12

    Not So EZ-FLO: Are Your EZ-FLO Pipes Causing Issues?

    Not So EZ-FLO: Are Your EZ-FLO Pipes Causing Issues?
    Has your plumbing gone awry? Do any of your home appliances use water supply lines from EZ- FLO International, Inc.? Well, that may not be just a coincidence. According to a number of consumers, EZ-FLO water supply lines—the flexible…
  • Nov 15

    Is Your Rhino Deck Failing? So Are Lots of Other

    Is Your Rhino Deck Failing? So Are Lots of Other
    Have you installed Rhino Deck composite decking in your outdoor area?  If so, like many consumers, you were probably looking for a low maintenance alternative to wooden decking.  And you may have been sorely disappointed. Homeowners…
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McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Jun 9

    No to CHOICE Act on SEC whistleblower culpability

    No to CHOICE Act on SEC whistleblower culpability
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved banking reforms in the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 that would, if adopted, “gut many of the key banking reforms implemented after the financial crisis” according to a CNBC…
  • May 24

    Remove Medical Malpractice Reform from Trump Budget

    Remove Medical Malpractice Reform from Trump Budget
    The Trump Administration’s budget proposal for 2018 includes another attempt to pass tort reform for medical malpractice lawsuits. We strongly oppose this effort to weaken compensation for injury victims and urge you to inform your…
  • May 23

    CFTC Completes Whistleblower Program Rule Change

    CFTC Completes Whistleblower Program Rule Change
    The CFTC has issued final rules based on its previously proposed changes to the CFTC whistleblower program. The changes have left the core of the program intact while strengthening the whistleblower retaliation protections, harmonizing the…
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White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • Jun 7

    Supreme Court Limits SEC Ability to Seek Disgorgement

    Supreme Court Limits SEC Ability to Seek Disgorgement
    This guest post was authored by our colleague Ernest D. Holtzheimer, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, where he combines an active litigation practice with a transactional and business advisory practice. He also…
  • Dec 7

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Salman v. United States, wading into the “personal benefit” requirement necessary to establish criminal insider trading liability.  Justice Alito, writing for a…
  • Dec 7

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Salman v. United States, wading into the “personal benefit” requirement necessary to establish criminal insider trading liability.  Justice Alito, writing for a…
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Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and workers' compensation. By Needle Law Firm

https://www.needlelawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1720

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Addresses recent events in trademark, copyright, computer and privacy law. By Christina Frangiosa.

http://privacyandiplawblog.com/
  • Jun 5

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?
    Both can serve as examples of trademark use in connection with membership in an organization. In May, the Wall Street Journal reported on enforcement actions by the New Hampshire Board of Barbering, Cosmetology & Esthetics to fine the…
  • Apr 18

    New Law Prohibits Non-Disparagement Provisions in Form Consumer Contract

    New Law Prohibits Non-Disparagement Provisions in Form Consumer Contract
    Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 prohibits non-disparagement provisions in form contracts with consumers that restrict legitimate commercial speech. The post New Law Prohibits Non-Disparagement Provisions in Form Consumer Contracts…
  • Feb 20

    USPTO Requests Comment on Draft Examination Guide for Matter “Incapable” of Registration

    USPTO Requests Comment on Draft Examination Guide for Matter “Incapable” of Registration
    This post examines the USPTO's draft Examination Guide on Incapable Informational Matter - essentially matter that is not capable of federal trademark registration because it cannot function as a trademark. The Draft Guide focused on three…
Rank this Week: 4913

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Not Too Tired To Rule On Exhaustion

    Supreme Court Not Too Tired To Rule On Exhaustion
    By: Michael F. Snyder On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued another unanimous decision in an intellectual property appeal. In Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International,... read more
  • May 23

    The Supreme Court Limits Patent Venue

    The Supreme Court Limits Patent Venue
    By: Michael F. Snyder The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the much-anticipated TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC case, No. 16–341, on May 22,... read more
  • Apr 4

    Supreme Court Justice Nomination: What Originalist Viewpoints May Mean for Patent Law

    Supreme Court Justice Nomination: What Originalist Viewpoints May Mean for Patent Law
    The Legal Intelligencer The Legal Intelligencer‘s IP Supplement includes Volpe and Koenig, P.C.’s President and CEO Gerald (Jay) B. Halt Jr. and law clerk Bradley Brown’s thoughts on what a... read more
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Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 31

    Can the other parent prevent me from moving?

    Can the other parent prevent me from moving?
    The Pennsylvania Child Custody Statute includes specific and detailed requirements before a parent can relocate with their child. The relocating parent must send a notice to the other parent with details regarding the move.  The…
  • May 30

    Only final orders can be appealed

    Only final orders can be appealed
    Recently, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania refused to hear an appeal, finding that the order was not final and therefore not appealable. Rule 341 provides in relevant part as follows: (b) Definition of final order.--A final order is any…
  • May 29

    Should I appeal my divorce?

    Should I appeal my divorce?
    Most divorces settle.  This means that the parties comes to an agreement regarding the terms of their divorce.  They decide, with the help of their attorneys, and sometimes a mediator or the judge, how their assets and debts will be…
Rank this Week: 3589

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

By Petrelli Law, P.C. Covers the divorce process, legal question and answer along with related topics of child support, child custody and alimony.

http://www.petrellilaw.com/category/divorce-topics/
  • May 25

    Attorney’s Fees Too High? 4 Tips That Can Keep Your Divorce Costs Adding Up.

    Attorney’s Fees Too High? 4 Tips That Can Keep Your Divorce Costs Adding Up.
    Divorce isn’t cheap. The average American divorce costs $15,000 to $20,000. This amount covers: Court costs and filing fees Mediation fees Attorneys’ fees Other costs such as financial counseling, parenting classes, expert…
  • Mar 6

    Paying the Bills During Divorce

    Paying the Bills During Divorce
    You and your soon-to-be-ex spouse may still be under the same roof, or you might have already separated or found temporary arrangements apart from one another. Regardless of your current living situation, your regular monthly bills are still…
  • Jan 27

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce
    Many American couples start a business together. In fact, an estimated 3 million small businesses in the U.S. in 2000 were couple-owned, and that number has likely grown over the last nearly two decades. When a couple have become business…
Rank this Week: 1107

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Michael O'Connor & Associates LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Stay Safe on the Road this Memorial Day Weekend

    Stay Safe on the Road this Memorial Day Weekend
    The odds of getting into a crash increase with the number of cars on the road and Memorial Day weekend is one of the most heavily traveled weekends of the year.  The American Automobile Association (AAA) projects 34.6 million people will…
  • May 19

    New York Could be First State to Adopt “Textalyzer” to Reduce Distracted Driving

    New York Could be First State to Adopt “Textalyzer” to Reduce Distracted Driving
    With the rising popularity of cell phone use over the years the amount of car accidents caused by distracted drivers has also increased.  More and more drivers are having trouble keeping their eyes on the road and instead are choosing to…
  • May 11

    May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month

    May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month
    Teenagers dream about getting their driver’s license.  It is one of the milestones of their life.  However, handing over the car keys to their child is one of the most stressful moments of being a parent. That stress comes…
Rank this Week: 2212

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • May 23

    May 2017 Newsletter

    May 2017 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: What Do Insurance Adjusters for At-Fault Parties Think When Negotiating with Attorney Stuart Carpey? Laura Carpey's Recipe of the Month Raving Review of the Month! What Is An “Insurance Tragedy”…
  • May 23

    April 2017 Newsletter

    April 2017 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: A Focused Look on Distracted Driving Laura Carpey's Recipe of the Month Top 5 Victories Last Month Celebrate Earth Day 2017 Can't Get To Us? No Problem! We'll Come To You. Continue reading →
  • Mar 24

    Will I Have Jurors at My Hearing? How Many Jurors?

    Will I Have Jurors at My Hearing? How Many Jurors?
    How Many Jurors Decide My Personal Injury Case? This is a very relevant question that many clients ask me.  For example, one of my recent clients asked me this as I was picking a jury at the start of her case. She thought the…
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