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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: 3997

CyberInquirer

CyberInquirer

Covers developments in cyber law and insurance. By Richard J. Bortnick.

http://cyberinquirer.com
  • Feb 13

    Coverage for Business Interruption in Cyber Occurrence

    Coverage for Business Interruption in Cyber Occurrence
    Among the most critical cyber risks facing policyholders is the risk of business interruption in the event of a network breach or other cyber event. In our experience, the costs related to business interruption potentially exceed direct data…
  • May 16

    Will Your Tech E&O Insurance Cover Your Retention of Someone Else’s Electronic Data?

    Will Your Tech E&O Insurance Cover Your Retention of Someone Else’s Electronic Data?
      The following was written by my good friend Scott Godes. While Scott may be intellectually dishonest, he is an effective advocate and counselor to his policyholder clients. Thanks Scott. Court Offers Narrow Interpretation of…
  • May 15

    SCOTUS TO DECIDE STANDING: WILL CYBER BREACH PLAINTIFFS BE TOLD TO TAKE A SEAT?

    SCOTUS TO DECIDE STANDING: WILL CYBER BREACH PLAINTIFFS BE TOLD TO TAKE A SEAT?
    On April 27, 2015, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari on the seminal question of whether a putative class of consumers’ allegations of statutory violations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”),…
Rank this Week: 1095

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

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

http://www.papubliccontracts.com/
Rank this Week: 3556

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/
  • Feb 12

    Arrested for my first DUI

    Arrested for my first DUI
    Like many people in Pennsylvania, you find your self in a situation you never thought to be in.  You have just been arrested for a DUI.  You think to yourself “how could this happen to me” or “how will this affect…
  • Nov 13

    Pa. State Senator Receives ARD For 3rd DUI Offense

    Pa. State Senator Receives ARD For 3rd DUI Offense
    Every state has their own rules and regulations when it comes to how they treat DUI’s. Pennsylvania is no different and in fact has a program specifically designed for first time offenders.  This program is called Accelerated…
  • Oct 11

    Sleeping in a Parked Car in Pennsylvania Can Still Lead to a DUI Arrest

    Sleeping in a Parked Car in Pennsylvania Can Still Lead to a DUI Arrest
    The news occasionally reports on people getting arrested for suspected DUI after police find them asleep in their parked vehicle. This raises the question of how one could be suspected of driving under the influence if the car is parked…
Rank this Week: 2013

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
  • Feb 12

    Pa. Supreme Court to Address IRE Issue

    Pa. Supreme Court to Address IRE Issue
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on February 3, 2016 agreed to decide an important issue concerning Impairment Rating Evaluations under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In Duffey v. WCAB (Trola-Dyne, Inc.), the Court will…
  • Sep 21

    Commonwealth Court Declares Current IRE Process Unconstitutional in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Commonwealth Court Declares Current IRE Process Unconstitutional in Workers’ Compensation Case
    September 18, 2015 — In Protz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Derry Area School District), No. 1024 C.D. 2014 (Pa.Cmwlth., September 18, 2015), a divided en banc panel of the Commonwealth Court ruled that the use of…
  • Aug 11

    Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorney

    Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorney
    Next Tuesday, August 18th, at 12 noon, I will present a webinar, Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, based on my ethics book of the same title. The program will address: General Legal Principles…
Rank this Week: 2462

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
  • Feb 12

    Second Circuit Accepts Rajat Gupta’s Insider Trading Appeal

    Second Circuit Accepts Rajat Gupta’s Insider Trading Appeal
    This week I spoke with Fox Business reporter Serena Elavia about the Second Circuit’s decision to grant a certificate of appealability in the Rajat Gupta insider trading prosecution.  Gupta is the high-profile former McKinsey &…
  • Jan 25

    Supreme Court Holds General Statute of Limitations is Not Jurisdictional Defense

    Supreme Court Holds General Statute of Limitations is Not Jurisdictional Defense
    It appears that not even this weekend’s colossal winter snowstorm could deter the Supreme Court from its business, today deciding several criminal cases on its docket.  In addition to the landmark Montgomery v. Louisiana decision,…
  • Jan 19

    Supreme Court Takes on Insider Trading “Personal Benefit” After All

    Supreme Court Takes on Insider Trading “Personal Benefit” After All
    Just when the Supreme Court appeared to be turning its collective attention away from the standard for insider trading convictions by denying the writ for certiorari in United States v. Newman, the Court today granted cert. in Salman v.…
Rank this Week: 2187

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/
  • Feb 12

    Legal Links – February 12, 2016

    Legal Links – February 12, 2016
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. The People Vs. O. J. Simpson. One of the first…
  • Feb 12

    How Important is Farming in Lancaster County?

    How Important is Farming in Lancaster County?
    Farming is more important to the economy of Lancaster County and Pennsylvania than you may imagine.  At the February 11 Ag Issues Forum, presented by the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mike Peachey and Lisa Riggs…
  • Feb 11

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – Part Two

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – Part Two
    As a proud member of the Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2016, I will be posting periodic updates of my experiences in the program. Learn more about Leadership Lancaster at www.leadershiplancaster.org or feel free to contact me directly…
Rank this Week: 781

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers\' compensation. By Needle Law Firm .

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1273

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/
  • Feb 12

    Massachusetts Roofing Company Cited for Second Time by OSHA

    Massachusetts Roofing Company Cited for Second Time by OSHA
    Massachusetts roofing company subject to 16 fines totaling $188,760 after failing to meet safety standards for the second time.
  • Feb 10

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident
    A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident. A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident after being crushed by a boulder. The victim, Jeremy Neice, had been working in the mines around…
  • Feb 3

    OSHA and Industrial Truck Association Renew and Extend Hazard Reduction Alliance

    OSHA and Industrial Truck Association Renew and Extend Hazard Reduction Alliance
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Industrial Truck Association have agreed to renew and extend their alliance to minimize the amount of injuries and deaths related to powered industrial trucks.
Rank this Week: 1084

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Feb 12

    In Honor of Lincoln's Birthday

    In Honor of Lincoln's Birthday
    In honor of President Abraham Lincoln's Birthday, I provide this reprint of an article of mine that appeared in the Pennsylvania Law Weekly a few years back: LINCOLN LOGS OF WISDOMA Presidents' Day review of practical advice from one of…
  • Feb 8

    Federal Middle District Magistrate Mehalchick Addresses Spoliation of Evidence Issues in Slip and Fall Case

    Federal Middle District Magistrate Mehalchick Addresses Spoliation of Evidence Issues in Slip and Fall Case
    In her recent decision in the case of Mack v. Pilot Travel Centers, LLC, 1:14-CV-00090 (MD Pa. Dec. 22, 2015 Mehalchick, M.J.), Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick denied a Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment under a…
  • Feb 5

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Revisits Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Revisits Forum Non Conveniens Doctrine
    In its recent decision in the case of Fessler v. Watchtower Bible & Tract Society, Inc., 2015 Pa. Super. 274 (Pa. Super. Dec. 30, 2015 Jenkins, Mundy, Fitzgerald, J.J.)(Op. by Jenkins, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed…
Rank this Week: 322

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/
  • Feb 12

    New EEOC statistics highlight the importance of disability accommodations at work

    New EEOC statistics highlight the importance of disability accommodations at work
    Yesterday, the EEOC released its FY2015 Enforcement and Litigation Data. Consistent with prior years, claims of retaliation continue to dominate (44.5% of all claims filed with the EEOC). Race is second (34.7%). But, it’s…
  • Feb 11

    Over 100 members of Congress want the DOL to deep six the proposed overtime-rule change

    Over 100 members of Congress want the DOL to deep six the proposed overtime-rule change
    On February 9, over 100 members of Congress signed this letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to voice their opposition to the new proposed overtime rules, which could go into effect in July.  I only have an electronic…
  • Feb 10

    Boy sexts girl. Girl sexts boy. Nope, no sexual harassment here.

    Boy sexts girl. Girl sexts boy. Nope, no sexual harassment here.
    It’s the age old tale. Like a couple of sexting rabbits, a female employee and her male supervisor carrying on like, well, a pair of sexting rabbits. And, then, after the defendant-company fires the plaintiff-employee, she sues and…
Rank this Week: 3325

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Pennsylvania Meat Packaging Company Recalls Product

    Pennsylvania Meat Packaging Company Recalls Product
    A Pennsylvania meat packing company is recalling a little more than 1,300 pounds of beef products due to mislabeling. Purchasers of the product are encouraged to not eat the product and instead return them to the store they purchased them in…
  • Jan 31

    Potential Recall of 24-Million Vehicles Following Death Caused by Forceful Airbag in Ford Ranger

    Potential Recall of 24-Million Vehicles Following Death Caused by Forceful Airbag in Ford Ranger
    More than 390,000 Ford Ranger pickup trucks are being recalled due to overly strong driver’s side air bags. The airbags in the recalled 2004-2006 vehicles have been found to cause injury upon release. The faulty airbags played a role…
  • Jan 29

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Recalling Two Popular SUV Models After Reports of Electrical Fire

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Recalling Two Popular SUV Models After Reports of Electrical Fire
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently announced that they will be recalling some 390,000 of their SUVs in response to the potential threat of fire-related incidents associated with electrical shorts in the cars’ sun visors.
Rank this Week: 1317

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Pennsylvania Legislative Histories Collection

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Pennsylvania Legislative Histories Collection
    Interested in the legislative intent of Pennsylvania enacted laws? Jenkins Law Library’s collection of nearly 1400 Pennsylvania legislative histories might be able to help. The Jenkins librarians have used the Pennsylvania Legislative…
  • Feb 4

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide
    Do you need help finding a place to start your legal research? Check out Jenkins' Resource Guides. Compiled by Jenkins' Reference Librarians, these guides highlight the sources available to Jenkins' members in the library and remotely on your…
  • Jan 28

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016
    According to Pa.R.C.P. 238, the calculation of damages for delay is based upon the prime rate in the first edition of the Wall Street Journal for a particular year (see Pa.R.C.P. 238 for more detail on how rate is calculated).  A…
Rank this Week: 391

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 11

    NJ High Court Clarifies Standard for Revocation of Direct Access to State Highway from Commercial Property

    NJ High Court Clarifies Standard for Revocation of Direct Access to State Highway from Commercial Property
    In its recent decision in In Re Revocation of the Access of Block #613, the New Jersey Supreme Court clarified the standard governing the revocation of direct access from a State highway to a property used for commercial purposes under the…
  • Feb 4

    Gibbons Director David Freeman Featured in The New York Environmental Lawyer

    Gibbons Director David Freeman Featured in The New York Environmental Lawyer
    David J. Freeman, a Director in the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department, was recently profiled in the Fall/Winter 2015 edition of The New York Environmental Lawyer for his achievements as a longstanding member of the…
  • Jan 26

    No Further Extensions of New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act

    No Further Extensions of New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act
    The state legislature took no action to further extend New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act (“PEA”) during the recently concluded legislative session, which means that permits and approvals extended by the PEA’s tolling…
Rank this Week: 3356

Karp & Hart Blog

Karp & Hart Blog

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

http://www.karphart.com
  • Feb 11

    Join Stephen Karp on Legal Talk Every Other Tuesday at 12:15pm

    Join Stephen Karp on Legal Talk Every Other Tuesday at 12:15pm
    Legal Talk is the longest running legal talk show in America! Don’t forget to join Stephen Karp on Legal Talk on WCHE1520 AM in Chester County, PA every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 12:15pm and join in the lively…
  • Feb 2

    Nerve Stimulator Implant: Minor Car Accident, Major Pain

    Nerve Stimulator Implant: Minor Car Accident, Major Pain
    A car accident, even a minor one, could cause problems with an existing nerve stimulator implant for back pain.
  • Jan 18

    Drunk Driving Statistics in Pennsylvania

    Drunk Driving Statistics in Pennsylvania
    Though fatalities are diminishing in PA, the statistical numbers are still alarming. Young male drivers are responsible for the majority of drunk driving deaths and injuries.
Rank this Week: 561

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/
  • Feb 11

    6th Cir. Rejects Debtor’s Chapter 11 BK Plan as Not Proposed in Good Faith

    6th Cir. Rejects Debtor’s Chapter 11 BK Plan as Not Proposed in Good Faith
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that a bankruptcy court clearly erred in its finding that a debtor proposed a Chapter 11 plan in good faith, when the secured mortgagee would be paid only in part and very slowly…
  • Feb 10

    Florida Court Holds Foreclosure Not Barred by Lack of FCCPA Notice of Assignment

    Florida Court Holds Foreclosure Not Barred by Lack of FCCPA Notice of Assignment
    The District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District, recently held that a notice of assignment of a mortgage loan pursuant to the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA) is not a condition precedent to filing a mortgage…
  • Feb 9

    Florida Bankruptcy Court Denies Mortgagee’s Motion to Reopen Chapter 7 Case

    Florida Bankruptcy Court Denies Mortgagee’s Motion to Reopen Chapter 7 Case
    The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a mortgagee’s motion to reopen a Chapter 7 case to compel the surrender of real property, due to a five-year delay in filing the motion. In so ruling, the…
Rank this Week: 3904

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Feb 11

    FTC sends 2015 ECOA report to CFPB

    FTC sends 2015 ECOA report to CFPB
    Barbara S. Mishkin The FTC has sent its annual letter to the CFPB reporting on the FTC’s activities related to compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B. The FTC has authority to enforce the ECOA and Reg B as to…
  • Feb 11

    CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet on Feb. 25

    CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet on Feb. 25
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB will hold a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board in Washington, D.C. on February 25, 2016.  According to the meeting agenda, there will be morning session on the CFPB’s strategic outlook, with the…
  • Feb 10

    TRID rule technical correction?

    TRID rule technical correction?
    Richard J. Andreano, Jr. In today’s Federal Register the CFPB published a correction to the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule supplementary information as published on December 31, 2013 with regard to property taxes and…
Rank this Week: 1268

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Feb 11

    Only One Presidential Candidate Pays His Interns . . .

    Only One Presidential Candidate Pays His Interns . . .
    . . . and it's Bernie Sanders (the source could not make a determination regarding Donald Trump, but the others do not). Per the Snopes article linked in the previous line: "In most cases, it is perfectly legal to hire interns for…
  • Feb 8

    The Unemployment Compensation Retaliation Exception to "At Will" Employment

    The Unemployment Compensation Retaliation Exception to "At Will" Employment
    In my Penn State employment law class, we cover the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision in Weaver v. Harpster. The case demonstrates the strong presumption of "at will" employment in Pennsylvania - the idea that an employer can terminate an…
  • Feb 1

    Lawffice Links - President Obama on Equal Pay and New EEO-1

    Lawffice Links - President Obama on Equal Pay and New EEO-1
    On Friday, President Obama made some announcements regarding his efforts to address pay equity. He timed them to match the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act"From the White House Blog: Taking Action to Advance Equal…
Rank this Week: 832

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 10

    Mobile Device Security Policies for Employers – Small and Large

    Mobile Device Security Policies for Employers – Small and Large
    Placing restrictions on access to Company information, however, should not be limited only to those BYOD devices. Instead, if the Company issues Company-owned devices to employees for use on Company systems, similar ground rules should be…
  • Dec 29

    Common Questions – What’s Involved in Registering a US Trademark?

    Common Questions – What’s Involved in Registering a US Trademark?
    So, you’ve decided to launch a brand name in the U.S. and are contemplating registering it in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (“PTO”). What can you expect? Not every application is the same, so there will be…
  • Oct 16

    California Enacts Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA)

    California Enacts Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA)
    “For what logical reason should a handwritten letter stored in a desk drawer enjoy more protection from warrantless government surveillance than an email sent to a colleague or a text message to a loved one?” On October 8, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 4839

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.consumerclasslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2406

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

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

http://www.databreachninja.com/
  • Feb 10

    “Ew Part II: EU/US Reach Privacy Shield Agreement”

    “Ew Part II: EU/US Reach Privacy Shield Agreement”
    It’s been four months since the EU invalidated the Safe Harbor agreement that had been allowing US companies to transfer data into and out of the EU despite the EU’s more stringent privacy laws.  I wrote about that here. In…
  • Jan 27

    “Bark But No Bite for Cybersecurity Act of 2015?”

    “Bark But No Bite for Cybersecurity Act of 2015?”
    Yes, I’m late to the party.  President Obama signed the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 into law over a month ago.  Plenty of ink has already been spilled about it.  The act encourages, but does not require, companies to share…
  • Jan 14

    “Cyberinsured Staying Alive – After Summary Judgment”

    “Cyberinsured Staying Alive – After Summary Judgment”
    There are few cases interpreting stand-alone cyberinsurance policies.  So, when there is a development in one of them, however unrelated to the novel construction issues raised by these new(ish) policies, it’s worth a word. …
Rank this Week: 2911

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

Covers motor vehicle accidents, injury law and workers' compensation. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Feb 10

    E-Cigarette Battery Injures Air Force Veteran

    E-Cigarette Battery Injures Air Force Veteran
    Don George of Los Angeles, a retired Air Force veteran, is the latest example of the dangers associated with use of an e-cigarette. George recently filed suit in Los Angeles after being injured when the e-cigarette’s battery exploded,…
  • Feb 2

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie
    With the cold wintry weather now upon us, it is time to talk about the dangers of slips and falls. Although it is not a fun topic to discuss, it is not something to be ignored. When you go outside in the morning, be sure to stay alert for…
  • Feb 1

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth
    While there is no doubt that e-cigarettes are dangerous, a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents a much greater problem that has previously been overlooked. According to the study, approximately 18.3…
Rank this Week: 3738

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Quoted

    Quoted
    I was quoted in this Daily Worth article: Everything You Need to Know About Divorce Mediation by Nancy Mann Jackson."Before going to a mediator, make sure you understand your entire marital estate, including assets, debts, and income,…
  • Feb 3

    It is almost time for the tax man . . .

    It is almost time for the tax man . . .
    Tips, Tricks and Resources for Tax Time.   Be sure to check with a qualified accountant and your attorney to make sure you are making the correct tax decisions.Did you adopt during 2015?If you adopted a child in 2015 but have not yet…
  • Jan 18

    Interesting article in the New York Times this Weekend

    Interesting article in the New York Times this Weekend
    Divorced Parents, Living Close for the Children's Sake (You may need a subscription to the New York Times to read the article.)
Rank this Week: 731

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Feb 9

    Is Local 98’s Drone Legal?

    Is Local 98’s Drone Legal?
    Phillymag.com has a story up about IBEW Local 98’s use of a drone to record footage of a picket line at a Philadelphia construction project.  Local 98 even posted a nifty video of its drone footage to youtube, which is embedded…
  • Jan 29

    Construction Company Executives Indicted for Running Double Breasted Operation

    Construction Company Executives Indicted for Running Double Breasted Operation
    The United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts announced that it indicted two construction company executives for running what the Department of Justice calls  “a fraudulent “double breasted shop”…
  • Jan 29

    SOCIETY HILL PLAYHOUSE OF THE ABSURD

    SOCIETY HILL PLAYHOUSE OF THE ABSURD
    The saga involving Toll Brothers’ Society Hill Playhouse project shows that something is rotten in the state of Philadelphia’s development process.  This rottenness has resulted in a project that is ultimately worse…
Rank this Week: 3902

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3797

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • Feb 8

    Why Reggie Bush’s Personal Injury Case is Important

    Why Reggie Bush’s Personal Injury Case is Important
    Why Does Reggie Bush Have a Case? The Reggie Bush case is a classic example of a slip and fall accident with much more serious financial ramifications. Reggie Bush slipped on concrete at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis as he ran off the…
  • Feb 1

    February 2016 Newsletter

    February 2016 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Stuart Invited to Speak to Career Pathways Classes at Local High School Laura's Cheeseburger Cups Recipe Stuart's Trivia Game February Dates to Remember Carpey Law Thanks You The NAIC's WreckCheck App: Does It Go…
  • Feb 1

    January 2016 Newsletter

    January 2016 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: The Carpey Family Participates in the 2015 Walk To End Alzheimer's Wounded Warrior Project Stuart Speaks at a Marketing Conference in Virginia Limited Time Offer: Pre-order Stuart's Latest Book by 2/15 & Get It…
Rank this Week: 3072

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

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

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Feb 8

    The National 8(a) Association 2016 Winter Conference

    The National 8(a) Association 2016 Winter Conference
    Ed DeLisle will present his seminar, “Navigating the Protest and Claims Processes as a Small Business,” on February 9th at the National 8(a) Association 2016 Winter Conference in Orlando, FL. The conference is a two day…
  • Jan 21

    Deciding Whether to File a GAO Bid Protest

    Deciding Whether to File a GAO Bid Protest
    The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) issues statistics each year regarding the outcome of bid protests.  In 2015, there were 2,639 cases filed and there we 587 decisions on the merits.  Of those, only 68 protests…
  • Jan 12

    Termination for Default Held Improper

    Termination for Default Held Improper
    A contractor performed a project involving the construction of stone dike extensions and other work at four sites on the Mississippi River.  Nelson, Inc.  ASBCA No.  57201 (December 15, 2015).  One of the issues…
Rank this Week: 1121

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/
  • Feb 7

    Impaired drivers responsible for fatal accidents on state's road

    Impaired drivers responsible for fatal accidents on state's road
    Seeing a driver who is clearly in some way impaired is one of the most frightening experiences you can have while traveling on a Pennsylvania roadway. To drive safely, a motorist must have full possession of his or her faculties....
  • Jan 28

    How can I maintain a motorcycle during the winter?

    How can I maintain a motorcycle during the winter?
    The recent blustery and snowy weather has created conditions that are far from ideal for motorcycle riding. As long as the temperatures are low, and there exists a chance for precipitation, riders would be well advised to keep their…
  • Jan 21

    Gun owners may be held liable for failure to secure firearm

    Gun owners may be held liable for failure to secure firearm
    In the United States, gun ownership has become a hot topic over the last several years. While some people believe that limitations on gun ownership should be minimal, others would like to see very stringent gun laws. This impasse is...
Rank this Week: 1684

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 5

    Facet Joint Injury from a Car Accident

    Facet Joint Injury from a Car Accident
    In car accidents, especially rear-end collisions, victims often sustain injuries to the neck and back. A facet joint injury is one such example. The impact of the crash, jarring movements the body undergoes in the collision, or compression of…
  • Feb 5

    Motorcycle Road Rash

    Motorcycle Road Rash
    Motorcycle road rash is not always a superficial injury for a rider. Some motorcycle accidents can cause serious injuries to the skin that go far deeper than the first few layers of skin. These types of injuries are susceptible to infection…
  • Feb 5

    Lawyer Michael Saile Jr. Receives Prestigous Litigator Award™

    Lawyer Michael Saile Jr. Receives Prestigous Litigator Award™
    Bucks County personal injury lawyer Michael L. Saile, Jr., Esq.  has been named a recipient of the 2015 Litigator Award™ for automobile accident litigation. Attorneys honored with a prestigious Litigator Award™ stand among…
Rank this Week: 1796

Philly Injury Blog

Philly Injury Blog

Current events and news relevant to Personal Injury, Recalls, settlements and verdicts. By Kane & Silverman P.C.

http://palegaladvice.com/philly-injury-blog/
  • Feb 5

    A Complete Guide to Slip and Falls on Ice or Snow

    A Complete Guide to Slip and Falls on Ice or Snow
    A Complete Guide to Slip and Falls on Ice or Snow Slip and falls on ice or snow are common occurrences in the winter. You probably know the feeling. You’re walking outside and step on a patch of ice. You feel your feet slide, so you…
  • Jan 29

    How to Stay Safe & Avoid Injuries While Skiing or Snowboarding

    How to Stay Safe & Avoid Injuries While Skiing or Snowboarding
    How to Stay Safe & Avoid Injuries While Skiing or Snowboarding So, maybe you’re a skiing or snowboarding fanatic. You head up to the mountains as much as possible in the winter and spend most of your free time on the slopes. Or…
  • Jan 21

    Car Crashes in Winter Weather [Infographic]

    Car Crashes in Winter Weather [Infographic]
    Car Crashes in Winter Weather [Infographic] Snow. You either love it or hate it. Or maybe your feelings fall somewhere between those two extremes. But driving in the snow? That’s a different story. Sure, the snow looks pretty. But when…
Rank this Week: 2021

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/
Rank this Week: 589

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 1

    Monkeys Cannot Own Copyright

    Monkeys Cannot Own Copyright
    by: Robert Wagner, intellectual property attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+) A little over a year ago, we discussed an interesting case where the owner of a…
  • Oct 14

    “Happy Birthday to You” Song Copyright Stricken

    “Happy Birthday to You” Song Copyright Stricken
    by: Kelly A. Williams, a shareholder at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. Good Morning to You Productions Corp. v. Warner Chappell Music, Case. No. 2:13-cv-04460, C.D. Cal. is about whether Warner/Chappell was properly…
  • Aug 10

    Another Attempt at a Federal Trade Secrets Law

    Another Attempt at a Federal Trade Secrets Law
    by: Kelly A. Williams, a shareholder at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. A bill was introduced on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives by a bipartisan group of senators and…
Rank this Week: 3440

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: 3746

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/
  • Jan 30

    PA Deptartment of Health Cracks Down on Nursing Home Penaltie

    PA Deptartment of Health Cracks Down on Nursing Home Penaltie
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health has significantly buckled down on its penalty enforcement for nursing home violations over the last year after enduring much criticism. The department released data showing that from July to December of…
  • Nov 24

    New Jersey Nursing Home Under Investigation Amid Reports of Abuse and Cover-up

    New Jersey Nursing Home Under Investigation Amid Reports of Abuse and Cover-up
    New Jersey nursing home, Voorhees Center, is under investigation amid reports of abuse and cover-ups.
  • Nov 8

    Wage Cuts to Leave Allentown Nursing Home Workers Hurting

    Wage Cuts to Leave Allentown Nursing Home Workers Hurting
    Proposed wage cuts at the Phoebe Ministries Nursing Home in Allentown have caused 400 healthcare workers to fight back. The company wants to cut wages as up to $5 an hour, a decision that will send many of the workers into poverty. In turn,…
Rank this Week: 4784

Elman Technology Law

Elman Technology Law

Covers intellectual property and internet business law. By Elman Technology Law, P.C.

http://elman.com
Rank this Week: 4161

Philadelphia Business Lawyer Blog

Philadelphia Business Lawyer Blog

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.philadelphiabusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    THIS TAX SEASON THE IRS HAS THE POWER TO TAKE YOUR PASSPORT

    THIS TAX SEASON THE IRS HAS THE POWER TO TAKE YOUR PASSPORT
    President Obama recently signed into law The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act also known as the “FAST Act”. What people may be surprised to learn is that this new law also adds Section 7345 to the Internal Revenue…
  • Jan 21

    RULES FOR PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORDS WHEN DISPOSING OF TENANTS’ ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY

    RULES FOR PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORDS WHEN DISPOSING OF TENANTS’ ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY
    Over the past few weeks several landlord clients called and asked the same question, “My tenant bolted and left some of his junk behind. Can I throw it out?” The answer to each landlord was slightly different but came from the…
  • Jan 12

    INDEMNITY AGREEMENTS – CORPORATE BY-LAWS AND THE YATES MEMO

    INDEMNITY AGREEMENTS – CORPORATE BY-LAWS AND THE YATES MEMO
    Last September Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates authored a six point Memorandum that identified how the Department of Justice would more effectively go after individuals responsible for corporate wrongdoing. The theory behind the new found…
Rank this Week: 1070

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: 2188

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/
  • Jan 26

    Caring for Mom when you are far away

    Caring for Mom when you are far away
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  • Jan 19

    Overview of Executor’s Duties in Pennsylvania

    Overview of Executor’s Duties in Pennsylvania
    The Role of the Personal Representative in Administering an Estate You've been named as a Personal Representative (commonly known as an Executor or Administrator) to administer the estate of someone who died.  What do you do and where do…
  • Jan 2

    A New Year’s Resolution – Plan for Getting Older

    A New Year’s Resolution – Plan for Getting Older
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Rank this Week: 1083

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
  • Jan 25

    SCOTUS: FERC Has Jurisdiction Over Wholesale Demand Response

    SCOTUS: FERC Has Jurisdiction Over Wholesale Demand Response
    It’s a great day for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and supporters of demand response. Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION v. ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY…
  • Jun 4

    The FERC Leads Reliability Technical Conference

    The FERC Leads Reliability Technical Conference
    Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will hold a Technical Conference to discuss policy issues related to the reliability of the Bulk-Power System from 10 a.m. -  4 p.m. The Commission will also accept written comments…
  • May 13

    White House Releases Quadrennial Energy Review

    White House Releases Quadrennial Energy Review
    Vice President Joe Biden recently spoke in Philadelphia to announce the release of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER). According to a White House fact sheet, “the QER is envisioned as a focused, actionable document designed …
Rank this Week: 3917

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

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

    Tips For Buying An Existing Franchise Busine

    Tips For Buying An Existing Franchise Busine
    When you are buying an existing franchise business, you have several issues about which to be concerned. You will need to make sure that this is the right franchise system in which you should invest. You will need to form an entity to…
  • Jan 13

    Tips For Buying An Existing Franchise Busine

    Tips For Buying An Existing Franchise Busine
    When you are buying an existing franchise business, you have several issues about which to be concerned. You will need to make sure that this is the right franchise system in which you should invest. You will need to form an entity to…
  • Nov 12

    WHY SHOULD A FRANCHISEE CONSULTANT RECOMMEND AN ATTORNEY REVIEW

    WHY SHOULD A FRANCHISEE CONSULTANT RECOMMEND AN ATTORNEY REVIEW
    Many times franchisee consultants or brokers are concerned to recommend that their candidates have an attorney review of the franchise documents. I would strongly recommend otherwise. An attorney review not only is critical to a prospective…
Rank this Week: 3243

Louise Rosen Byer

Louise Rosen Byer

Covers communications, strategic marketing, and social networking for the legal industry.

http://www.louiserosenbyer.com/
  • Jan 16

    Crisis Makes Perfect, Sometime

    Crisis Makes Perfect, Sometime
    The way a company manages crisis can be as important as the way it manages success. Over the years, communications professionals have learned from the wisdom of hindsight, that crisis management is the key to a company’s future health.…
  • May 3

    Thinking Differently About Balance

    Thinking Differently About Balance
    A while back, I read a great piece by Christine Riordin in the HBR on what she says we inaccurately call work-life balance. Apparently, researchers have found that when we are on the job believing that we don't have enough family or personal…
  • May 2

    Attribution ... why it matters.

    Attribution ... why it matters.
    This week there has been lots of press on the Apple Samsung case, particularly in the Bay Area. The discussion is not limited to SV insiders, because the claims that have been made in the case deal with issues many of us have confronted in…
Rank this Week: 4505

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

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

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1307

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Six Steps for Registering a Federal Trademark

    Six Steps for Registering a Federal Trademark
    Do you need to register a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office? Then this article is for you – print a PDF version of the Six Steps for Registering a Federal Trademark Guide here. In the United States,…
  • Jan 2

    Follow Up: Anne Frank’s Copyright

    Follow Up: Anne Frank’s Copyright
    Following up on a recent post, the copyright for the Diary of Anne Frank was set to expire in 2016 and, despite the controversy, so it did. The Verge reports that a spokesperson for French parliament member Isabelle Attard, posted a copy…
  • Dec 11

    What Happened to My Trademark Application?

    What Happened to My Trademark Application?
    You have a great business and a terrific product or service and now you want to develop your brand and reap the rewards of a successful business.  You understand that protecting your brand is important but you don’t want to deal…
Rank this Week: 4510

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Money Tips for You After Divorce

    Money Tips for You After Divorce
    Tips for Financial Security After Divorce If you are headed for a divorce, here are some steps you can take to help protect your financial security. Meet with an Lawyer Even if you’re hoping for a simple divorce, you can still benefit…
  • Oct 19

    Life Insurance Policy Checkup After a Divorce

    Life Insurance Policy Checkup After a Divorce
    Deciding what to do about a life insurance policy after a divorce can be a challenge. Try not to let emotions guide your actions and consider the overall impact of any moves you make. Reassess your need for life insurance The…
  • Oct 19

    Insurance Checkup After a Divorce

    Insurance Checkup After a Divorce
    Deciding what to do about life insurance after a divorce can be a challenge. Try not to let emotions guide your actions and consider the overall impact of any moves you make. Reassess your need for life insurance The primary purpose of life…
Rank this Week: 1491

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    Same Sex Marriage Presents Assorted New Legal Issue

    Same Sex Marriage Presents Assorted New Legal Issue
    The United States Supreme Courts’ landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, recognizing same sex couples’ right to marry is only the beginning of the journey through the world of Family Law for same sex couples and their…
  • Nov 23

    The Pennsylvania Wiretap and Electronic Surveillance Act

    The Pennsylvania Wiretap and Electronic Surveillance Act
    or but he said it and I have it on recorded my cell phone With the ubiquitous use of smartphones, tablets, and other devices, the ability for the average person to secretly record conversations, take video, read text messages, and emails of…
  • Nov 16

    Pennsylvania Child Abuse Reporting Law Impacts Most Familie

    Pennsylvania Child Abuse Reporting Law Impacts Most Familie
    As a result of the Jerry Sandustky /Penn State child abuse scandal on July 1, 2015, a new law, Persons Required to Report Suspected Child Abuse, 23 Pa.C.S.A.§ 6311, went into effect in Pennsylvania. Its' impact is widespread. …
Rank this Week: 1437