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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: 4078

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/
  • Mar 28

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal
    We have written a couple of posts about the Lancaster County-wide Property Tax Reassessment.  In this post, we want to focus specifically on commercial and industrial properties.  This includes any sort of income producing…
  • Mar 27

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee
    I have the pleasure of working with numerous clients who own bars, restaurants, hotels and breweries, so when Nate Bunty asked me to participate in an Expert Interview on Liquor Liability I was happy to share some of the knowledge and…
  • Mar 23

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.
    By now, all property owners have had some time to stew over the preliminary reassessments they have received.  You’ve read our recent post on the Lancaster County property reassessment, searched Google for more information and…
Rank this Week: 421

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: 668

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: 2206

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    When is Sexting a Crime?

    When is Sexting a Crime?
    Now that virtually everyone has cell phones, more and more people are engaging in what is called sexting. Sexting involves texting nude or sexually provocative photos of oneself to another person. When done in the context of an adult…
  • Mar 23

    Federal Enforcement of Marijuana Laws May Impact Pennsylvania

    Federal Enforcement of Marijuana Laws May Impact Pennsylvania
    In December of 2015, the Pittsburgh City Council voted to decriminalize the possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana. This means that if you get caught with a few joints within Pittsburgh city limits, the police will give you a citation…
  • Mar 16

    Pittsburgh No. 1 City to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    Pittsburgh No. 1 City to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
    St. Patrick’s Day in Pittsburgh is a fun time. The city boasts the second-highest number of Irish in the country (at 13.5 percent, it’s just behind Boston). With 20,000 people participating in the annual parade, as well as a large…
Rank this Week: 2251

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/
  • Mar 28

    Employee Paid By The Week At The Time Of The Work Injury, Regardless Whether He Was Paid Otherwise At Other Time

    Employee Paid By The Week At The Time Of The Work Injury, Regardless Whether He Was Paid Otherwise At Other Time
    This seems to be the month for Average Weekly Wage (AWW) cases.  If you have not been keeping up with our blog (first, shame on you! 😉 ), AWW is the calculation of an injured worker’s wages, which is used to determine the…
  • Mar 23

    Truck Driver for Apple Harvest Not Seasonal Employee

    Truck Driver for Apple Harvest Not Seasonal Employee
    As we have discussed previously, the vast majority of folks working in Pennsylvania are covered by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act.  However, the calculation of wages, for the purposes of awarding workers’ comp…
  • Mar 23

    Truck Driver for Apple Harvest Not Seasonal Employee

    Truck Driver for Apple Harvest Not Seasonal Employee
    As we have discussed previously, the vast majority of folks working in Pennsylvania are covered by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act.  However, the calculation of wages, for the purposes of awarding workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 540

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Mar 28

    CFPB settles with consumer reporting agency for alleged UDAAP/FCRA violation

    CFPB settles with consumer reporting agency for alleged UDAAP/FCRA violation
    Kim Phan The CFPB announced that it has entered into a consent order with Experian, a consumer reporting agency, for allegedly engaging in the deceptive marketing of credit scores in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Act’s…
  • Mar 27

    OIG report finds CFPB can strengthen conflict of interest controls related to vendor activitie

    OIG report finds CFPB can strengthen conflict of interest controls related to vendor activitie
    Barbara S. Mishkin The Office of Inspector General for the Fed and CFPB has issued a report on the results of an evaluation it conducted to determine whether the CFPB effectively mitigates the risk of potential conflicts of interest…
  • Mar 27

    PLI’s “The CFPB Speaks” panel discussion

    PLI’s “The CFPB Speaks” panel discussion
    Barbara S. Mishkin Earlier today, at the Practicing Law Institute’s (“PLI”) 22nd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute in New York City, Alan Kaplinsky (who is co-chairing the event) moderated a panel entitled…
Rank this Week: 3858

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 4086

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: 3270

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: 5136

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2110

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

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

    3d Cir. on Mixed Motive FMLA claims and Chevron Deference

    3d Cir. on Mixed Motive FMLA claims and Chevron Deference
    In Egan v. Delaware River Port Authority, the employee claimed that his employer discriminated against him because of his age and disability, and retaliated against him because he used FMLA leave. He lost a jury trial, and appealed to the…
  • Mar 17

    Lawffice Links - Wages, Statutory Interpretation, and the Oxford Comma

    Lawffice Links - Wages, Statutory Interpretation, and the Oxford Comma
    We hold these truths to be self evident, that paragraph indentations should be reduced from .5 to .3, that one period between sentences is better than two, and that you should always use the Oxford comma.As I sometimes do with issues that…
  • Mar 13

    11th Circuit on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII

    11th Circuit on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII
    On Friday, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Evans v. Georgia Reg. Hosp. The plaintiff alleged that she was discriminated against on the basis of her sexual orientation in violation of Title VII. Of course, Title VII…
Rank this Week: 4130

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Hoverboard Fire Causes Deaths in Pennsylvania

    Hoverboard Fire Causes Deaths in Pennsylvania
    Over the past few years consumers have been becoming more aware of the potential that the hoverboard (self-propelled scooter) they purchased may burst into flames and do untold damage to property and people.  Tragically, the first deaths…
  • Jan 17

    Long Shelf-Life Snacks Recalled Across the Country

    Long Shelf-Life Snacks Recalled Across the Country
    Long shelf-life snacks like chocolate covered pretzels are being recalled by six grocery store chains across the country, as reported by Food Safety News. Palmer Candy Company produced the snacks, which are recalled for salmonella…
  • Jan 10

    Pennsylvania hoping to be National ‘Proving Ground’ for Automated Vehicle Technologie

    Pennsylvania hoping to be National ‘Proving Ground’ for Automated Vehicle Technologie
    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has applied to the US Department of Transportation hoping to have Pennsylvania be designated as an Automated Vehicle Proving Ground.  The purpose of the application is to help in…
Rank this Week: 2891

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/
  • Mar 26

    Senate Votes to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Rule

    Senate Votes to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Rule
    On March 23, the United States Senate by a vote of 50-48 adopted H.J. Res 83.  This vote overturns OSHA’s rule “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain Accurate Records of Each Recordable…
  • Jan 17

    OSHA cites a Plymouth Meeting Contractor

    OSHA cites a Plymouth Meeting Contractor
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a Plymouth Meeting contractor for failure to provide workers with safe scaffolding access and protection while working onsite in Philadelphia. Real…
  • Jan 10

    OSHA cites The Children’s Home of Reading

    OSHA cites The Children’s Home of Reading
    The Children’s Home of Reading, a facility for children and youth in crisis, faced citations a few months ago from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Employees have faced a minimum of 10 cases of workplace violence,…
Rank this Week: 5028

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/
  • Mar 24

    Take the appropriate steps after a car crash

    Take the appropriate steps after a car crash
    Being involved in a car accident can shake you to your core. You have to take the appropriate steps after the accident to preserve your right to claim compensation if you opt to do so. This is often possible...
  • Mar 17

    Semitruck crashes caused by fatigue demand investigation

    Semitruck crashes caused by fatigue demand investigation
    We recently discussed some of the common causes of trucking accidents. If you recall, there are many different causes of these crashes. Trucker fatigue is particularly troubling. This is one factor that can lead to a semitruck accident…
  • Mar 13

    Can you sue the government if injured on public property? Part 1

    Can you sue the government if injured on public property? Part 1
    It is a common occurrence, walking down the street and slipping or falling due to an abnormality in the sidewalk or road. Most of the time, people shrug these trips off and keep on walking, but now and then, someone...
Rank this Week: 3051

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/
Rank this Week: 2505

Smart Grid Legal News

Smart Grid Legal News

Covers news and legal commentary on issues related to the smart grid, including activities at state regulatory commissions, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). By Stevens & Lee.

http://www.smartgridlegalnews.com
  • Mar 24

    Illinois Announces NextGrid

    Illinois Announces NextGrid
    This week, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC or Commission) launched NextGrid, an initiative to explore the utility of the future. It will be an 18-month statewide collaborative aimed at transforming Illinois’ energy landscape and…
  • Jan 27

    FERC Issues Updated Reliability Primer

    FERC Issues Updated Reliability Primer
    If you are new to the industry or simply want to brush up on the basics, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) consider the recently released Reliability Primer a gift. The comprehensive manual not only provides an overview…
  • Jan 27

    FERC Issues Updated Reliability Primer

    FERC Issues Updated Reliability Primer
    If you are new to the industry or simply want to brush up on the basics, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) consider the recently released Reliability Primer a gift. The comprehensive manual not only provides an overview…
Rank this Week: 4049

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • 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…
  • Mar 21

    March 2017 Newsletter

    March 2017 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Stuart Invited to Colorado to Advise College Students Stuart Donates to the Wounded Warrior Project When You Refer a Friend Laura Carpey's Recipe of the Month March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month VIP…
  • Mar 21

    February 2017 Newsletter

    February 2017 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Secrets to Defeating the Insurance Company in Your Personal Injury Case Laura's Chicken Parmesan Sliders Recipe Why Most Lawyer Advertising Stinks If You've Been Injured in an Accident or Have Questions About Your…
Rank this Week: 2984

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/
  • Mar 24

    Going Home - How to Prepare for your Hospital Discharge

    Going Home - How to Prepare for your Hospital Discharge
    Are you or a loved one being discharged too home from a hospital? It’s important to be prepared before the discharge. Advance preparation will make life easier for both patient and family, help ensure that the proper home care is received,…
  • Mar 14

    What happens if you have no Executor when you die?

    What happens if you have no Executor when you die?
    If you don’t have a Will, you don’t have an Executor.  Your Executor is the person you name to carry out the terms of your Will, meet your post-mortem legal obligations, and distribute your estate to your heirs. So what happens if you…
  • Mar 5

    Sad End for Penn Treaty Insurance

    Sad End for Penn Treaty Insurance
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Rank this Week: 4846

Intellectual Property Law…

Intellectual Property Law Resources

Covers copyright, design, patent, software, trade secret, trade mark and IP transactions. By RatnerPrestia.

http://ratnerprestia.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 770

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 472

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

By the Wieand Law Firm.

http://www.wieandlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Pennsylvania Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Company for Poor Patient Care

    Pennsylvania Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Company for Poor Patient Care
    Last month, Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce Beemer announced that the Office of the Attorney General would lead a lawsuit against Pittsburgh-based Grane Healthcare for failing to provide adequate patient care at 11 out of 12 of its…
  • Mar 10

    Who is at Fault for Pennsylvania Car Accidents Caused by Ice Coming Off Vehicles?

    Who is at Fault for Pennsylvania Car Accidents Caused by Ice Coming Off Vehicles?
    Pennsylvania has enjoyed a few beautiful, early spring days this year, but winter isn’t quite finished yet. With a chilly blast of winter weather in the forecast for mid-March, there’s still a risk that snow and ice could lead to…
  • Feb 16

    Who is Liable for a Car Accident When a Vehicle Slides on Ice?

    Who is Liable for a Car Accident When a Vehicle Slides on Ice?
    Located on the chilly east coast, Philadelphia often receives heavy snow during the winter months.  When the snow starts to melt in the sunny afternoon, only to refreeze overnight, the streets are left coated in slick, treacherous sheets…
Rank this Week: 2096

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

By Reiff & Bily.

http://www.reiffandbily.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Pennsylvania’s ‘Fair Share’ Law Can Make Recovery More Difficult for a Personal Injury Victim

    Pennsylvania’s ‘Fair Share’ Law Can Make Recovery More Difficult for a Personal Injury Victim
    Some personal injury situations, such as a routine slip and fall, may seem particularly straight-forward in regard to the parties involved and the duties owed. However, even in a relatively straightforward scenario such as where there is only…
  • Mar 16

    What Role Will PA Play in Regulating Automated Cars and Trucks?

    What Role Will PA Play in Regulating Automated Cars and Trucks?
    Safety has been of paramount importance throughout the course of the development of automated cars and trucks. As highly automated and autonomous vehicles moved from the drawing board to the prototype stage and now from the prototype stage to…
  • Mar 15

    Pennsylvania Hoverboard Battery Fire Kills Toddler, Destroys Home

    Pennsylvania Hoverboard Battery Fire Kills Toddler, Destroys Home
    There are few things more heartbreaking than the death of a loved one. However, the loss seems even worse when the loved one is a young child and the cause of the accident was preventable. A Pennsylvania family faces the loss of their young…
Rank this Week: 2101

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Young girl, rescuer killed after hoverboard ignites in flame

    Young girl, rescuer killed after hoverboard ignites in flame
    A family is mourning the death of their little girl after a hoverboard they were charging inside their home burst into flames, burning the 4-year-old child to death. A rescuer who rushed to the young girl’s aid was also killed after a…
  • Mar 15

    Man injures two Lehigh County probation officers during scuffle

    Man injures two Lehigh County probation officers during scuffle
    A 19-year-old Bethlehem man injured two Lehigh County probation officers on Tuesday when the officers were trying to take the man into custody. According to various media reports, the incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Once the man was in…
  • Mar 7

    Woman allegedly shoots husband after argument over burnt casserole

    Woman allegedly shoots husband after argument over burnt casserole
    A Pennsylvania woman is facing serious charges after reportedly killing her husband due to an argument they had about a burnt casserole. According to various media reports, 38-year-old Teresa Drum gave police multiple stories about why her…
Rank this Week: 2452

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3910

Ahead of the Class

Ahead of the Class

Focuses on class action defense, addressing current cases and decisions, trends, and strategies associated with class action lawsuits. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://classactionblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 2679

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • Mar 19

    Should I Franchise My Business?

    Should I Franchise My Business?
    To Franchise or Not to Franchise? The decision to franchise your business is not easy and is not for everyone. It entails a huge shift in the nature of your day-to-day business operations and your thinking as a business owner. How do you know…
  • Mar 9

    Tickets Available for Philadelphia Franchise Association's April Lunch & Learn

    Tickets Available for Philadelphia Franchise Association's April Lunch &amp; Learn
    This quarter's Lunch & Learn is quickly approaching! Hosted by the Philadelphia Franchise Association, Lunch & Learn is a quarterly Q&A panel discussion and networking opportunity. Tickets for the event are available now. Mingle…
  • Feb 2

    Don't Miss Tom at the Franchise Expo

    Don't Miss Tom at the Franchise Expo
    Our own Tom Spadea will present at 2017's Annual Franchise Expo in Secaucus, NJ. If you are considering purchasing a franchise, this is an invaluable opportunity for you. At the Franchise Expo, you will learn more about the benefits of owning…
Rank this Week: 3466

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 16

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order banning individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries (Sudan, Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and Syria) from entering the United States. On February 3, 2017, a federal…
  • Mar 8

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.  On February 3, 2017, a federal court in the State of Washington, issued a temporary…
  • Mar 8

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.  On February 3, 2017, a federal court in the State of Washington, issued a temporary…
Rank this Week: 2212

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

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

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • 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…
  • Mar 3

    Doing Business with the Federal Government: A 3-Part Educational Webinar Serie

    Doing Business with the Federal Government: A 3-Part Educational Webinar Serie
    Event Flyer Women in Defense, Georgia Chapter presents Cohen Seglias attorneys Maria Panichelli and Amy Kirby in a 3-part educational webinar series for WOSBs, SDVOSBs, and other small businesses. February 22, 2017…
Rank this Week: 1472

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

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

    Ask Dr. Copyright about the “Administrative State”

    Ask Dr. Copyright about the “Administrative State”
    Dear Doc: The US Constitution directs, in Article I, Section 8, Clause 8, that Congress set up a patent and copyright system, “To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors…
  • Mar 9

    Whiskey Wars: A Trademark Owner’s Duty to Maintain Its Right

    Whiskey Wars: A Trademark Owner’s Duty to Maintain Its Right
    Trademark owners have a duty to defend their trademarks against possible and actual infringement. Ignore infringers and your trademark rights may evaporate.  Defending trademarks, however, is a full time job and not for the weak of heart…
  • Mar 2

    Death of a Poster Child

    Death of a Poster Child
    A poster child for patent trolls, that is.  MPHJ Technology gained notoriety and the ire of states, the Federal Trade Commission and Congress by buying several weak patents for $1 in 2012 and then sending out over 16,000 demand letters…
Rank this Week: 311

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/
  • Mar 15

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a judgment of sentence imposed in March 2016, after he was found guilty of two counts of DUI-controlled substance and one count of failing to drive on the right side of a roadway. The Pennsylvania Superior Court…
  • Mar 15

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a judgment of sentence imposed in March 2016, after he was found guilty of two counts of DUI-controlled substance and one count of failing to drive on the right side of a roadway. The Pennsylvania Superior Court…
  • Mar 1

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Concludes Appellant’s DUI Conviction is Supported by the Evidence

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Concludes Appellant’s DUI Conviction is Supported by the Evidence
    A driver appealed from his 2015 conviction of driving under the influence of a controlled substance (DUI), third offense. Concluding that his arguments lacked merit, the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed his conviction. In…
Rank this Week: 2736

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Is Bifurcation an Option?

    Is Bifurcation an Option?
    Is there something I can do to move my divorce along?  This is a question asked frequently when a divorce is dragging on.  Divorces can be drawn out  because the parties are unable to reach agreement,  because of…
  • Feb 15

    Be Wise About Your Finances During Marriage and Divorce

    Be Wise About Your Finances During Marriage and Divorce
    The old saying goes that marriage is about love and divorce is about money.   No matter how wonderful your marriage is, it is a good idea to be knowledgeable about your assets and debts.  No matter how amicable you think your…
  • Feb 9

    Can I refinance my mortgage while my divorce is pending?

    Can I refinance my mortgage while my divorce is pending?
    Do we have to work together?                                   This is a good question asked by many.   The marital home usually is a significant…
Rank this Week: 779

Towboatlaw

Towboatlaw

Covers admiralty & maritime law on the rivers and inland waterways of the United States. y Fred Goldsmith.

http://towboatlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2376

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Mar 10

    District Court denies Carpenters Union Motion to Dismiss RICO case- What it Mean

    District Court denies Carpenters Union Motion to Dismiss RICO case- What it Mean
    In a case that has been widely discussed on this blog, a United States federal district court Judge denied the Philadelphia Carpenters’ Union’s motion to dismiss a federal RICO case filed against it by the Pennsylvania…
  • Mar 1

    How to Fund Your Lawsuit to Get the Justice You Deserve

    How to Fund Your Lawsuit to Get the Justice You Deserve
    This is a guest blog post from LexShares, a leading funder of commercial litigation. They can be reached by emailing info@lexshares.com or calling 877-290-4443.  As many daily headlines in the business sections of newspapers across…
  • Feb 21

    District Court Allows DBE False Claims Act Case to Proceed

    District Court Allows DBE False Claims Act Case to Proceed
    Last week, I posted about how whistleblowers continue to receive large settlements related to DBE fraud. A somewhat recent case from the federal court in Maryland shows how whistleblowers are ferreting out DBE fraud on construction projects…
Rank this Week: 3608

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Mar 10

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
  • Mar 8

    Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesse

    Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesse
    If you are a small business owner coping with mountains of debt, you might wonder whether bankruptcy is the best option. Small business bankruptcy is more complex than personal bankruptcy, and the repercussions can be different. It is…
  • Feb 27

    Can I Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy?
    As the price of a college education continues to skyrocket, more and more students are graduating with staggering debt loads. Even minimum monthly payments can be difficult to manage, forcing new graduates to put off buying a home or starting…
Rank this Week: 2016

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: 3805

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 20

    Helping Your Kids Through the Challenges of Divorce

    Helping Your Kids Through the Challenges of Divorce
    Divorce is often painful and overwhelming for a couple, but the split can have unhealthy short- and long-term impacts on their children. By providing the appropriate care and support, however, parents can help protect their kids from lifelong…
Rank this Week: 594

PIT IP Tech Blog

PIT IP Tech Blog

Covers intellectual property and technology law. By Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.

http://pitiptechblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules Employer Owes No Duty to Protect Employee Data

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules Employer Owes No Duty to Protect Employee Data
     Kelly A. Williams, a shareholder at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. In an apparent case of first impression, a divided three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently held that an…
  • Feb 2

    Fed Circuit Reverses Finding of Indefiniteness of “Visually Negligible” Term

    Fed Circuit Reverses Finding of Indefiniteness of “Visually Negligible” Term
    by: Robert Wagner, intellectual property attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+) Inventors often use generalized language in patent claims when they are dealing with…
  • Jul 20

    En Banc Federal Circuit Clarifies On Sale Bar Standard

    En Banc Federal Circuit Clarifies On Sale Bar Standard
    by: Robert Wagner, intellectual property attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+) In The Medicines Co. v. Hospira, Inc. (Nos. 2014-1469 and 2014-1504), the Federal…
Rank this Week: 3398

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/
Rank this Week: 3731

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 23

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification
    All US employers are required to use an I-9 form to verify the identity and eligibility of individuals (both citizens and non-citizens) for employment in the United States.  Please take notice that effective today, January 22, 2017,…
  • Dec 14

    Wage History Soon Illegal in Hiring

    Wage History Soon Illegal in Hiring
    Philadelphia City Council passed a Bill earlier this month that will soon make it illegal for any employer to ask a job applicant about his or her wage history.  This law will go into effect 120 days after it is signed by Mayor…
Rank this Week: 4672

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

News and comments on Business Law. By Dilworth Paxson L.L.P.

http://www.databreachninja.com/
  • Feb 23

    “3 Tips for Public Pension Funds”

    “3 Tips for Public Pension Funds”
    On Tuesday, I was privileged to be part of a panel discussing cyberinsurance for public pension funds at Kessler Topaz’s Evolving Fiduciary Obligations for Institutional Investors conference, joining Victoria Hale, General Counsel of…
  • Feb 2

    “Unfortunately, This Will Get Physical”

    “Unfortunately, This Will Get Physical”
    There have been relatively few confirmed cyber attacks resulting in substantial physical harm to property (other than computer hardware) and people.  The first known event involved the 2008-2010 infiltration of a computer virus called…
  • Jan 19

    “Carriers and Brokers Filling the Coverage Gaps”

    “Carriers and Brokers Filling the Coverage Gaps”
    Stand-alone cyberinsurance is a critical component of enterprise risk management.  But even companies with traditional and cyber coverage may, and usually do, have gaps in coverage created by what I’ve referred to as the ‘hot…
Rank this Week: 2502

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

Covers business valuation and divorce litigation. By Brian C. Vertz.

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyer Candice Komar Appears on PCNC ‘NightTalk’

    Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyer Candice Komar Appears on PCNC ‘NightTalk’
    Downtown Pittsburgh divorce lawyer Candice L. Komar, founding partner of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, joined “NightTalk” for its weekly happy hour segment Friday, February 17, at 8 p.m. to discuss recent news…
  • Feb 20

    Pollock Begg Family Law Attorneys, Staff Volunteer at Rainbow Kitchen

    Pollock Begg Family Law Attorneys, Staff Volunteer at Rainbow Kitchen
    A group of lawyers and staff from our downtown Pittsburgh family law firm volunteered at the Rainbow Kitchen in Homestead this past weekend preparing meals, cleaning dishes and offering smiles and support. According to the US Census Bureau, 1…
  • Feb 13

    Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines Are Revised – February 2017

    Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines Are Revised – February 2017
    Parents who are receiving child support in Pennsylvania might get a small raise in 2017 — if they negotiate or go to court under the new Pennsylvania child support guidelines, effective May 1, 2017.  To find if you might might be…
Rank this Week: 4531

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

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

http://www.papubliccontracts.com/
  • Feb 21

    How To Obtain A Copy Of A Payment Bond On A Public Project

    How To Obtain A Copy Of A Payment Bond On A Public Project
    Let’s assume you are a first- or second-tier subcontractor on a public project and you’ve been stiffed by the prime contractor. You qualify as a claimant under the Pa. Public Works Contractors Bond Law of 1967, but,…
  • Jan 12

    Public Bidding 101: Emergency Bidding

    Public Bidding 101: Emergency Bidding
    Emergency contracting for repairs, maintenance, and public safety are a routine occurrence with public owners across the Commonwealth. A building in danger of collapse needs to be torn down on an immediate basis to…
  • Dec 27

    Losing Bids Under Public-Private Transportation Partnership Law Not Subject To Disclosure Under Right-To-Know Law

    Losing Bids Under Public-Private Transportation Partnership Law Not Subject To Disclosure Under Right-To-Know Law
    While the Pennsylvania Right-To-Know Law (RTKL) generally provides that, after the conclusion of public bidding, all bids are potential public records subject to disclosure, this is not always the case in all public procurements.  A…
Rank this Week: 3618

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 28

    Common Questions – Can I Copyright My Formula?

    Common Questions – Can I Copyright My Formula?
    Probably not. No matter how new a formula (a.k.a. recipe) may be, if it simply comprises a combination of ingredients mixed together to form a new and unique dish, it is not likely to be copyrightable. And, once published, even if the recipe…
  • Nov 17

    Common Questions: What’s the Difference Between a Trademark and a Service Mark?

    Common Questions: What’s the Difference Between a Trademark and a Service Mark?
    This is actually a trick question – the answer is, “not much”. Generally, trademarks refer to source-identifying marks used in connection with goods (products) and service marks are used for the same purpose, but in…
Rank this Week: 4926

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
  • Feb 17

    Emerging Trends: E-commerce Continues to Increase Demand for New Jersey Warehouse Space

    Emerging Trends: E-commerce Continues to Increase Demand for New Jersey Warehouse Space
    The dramatic increase in the number of shoppers purchasing goods online continues to drive demand for warehouse and distribution space in the northeast. According to Census Bureau estimates, e-commerce now accounts for more than 8% of all…
  • Feb 15

    More on EPA’s New Recommendations on Sediment Cleanup

    More on EPA’s New Recommendations on Sediment Cleanup
    Last month, we wrote about a new memorandum from the EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management that sets forth 11 recommendations for the agency’s regional offices on how to clean up contaminated sediments. Here we discuss…
  • Feb 8

    Executive Order Spells Uncertainty for Pending EPA Rule

    Executive Order Spells Uncertainty for Pending EPA Rule
    On January 30, 2017, as promised during his campaign, President Trump signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to identify two regulations to be repealed for every new regulation that is created. The order comes on the heels of a…
Rank this Week: 1245