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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

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

    National Safety Council Releases Employee Survey on Safety

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

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

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

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

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

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    PA Supreme Court Declares Entire IRE Provision Unconstitutional

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

    Prescriptions for Pennsylvania Injured Workers Under Attack

    Prescriptions for Pennsylvania Injured Workers Under Attack
    House Bill 18 has made it out of committee and is expected to be voted on early next week (Tuesday).  This bill would drastically change how injured workers in Pennsylvania would get their medications (and what medications they could…
  • Jun 9

    PA Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Seminar

    PA Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Seminar
    As we have done in the past, our attorneys will be at the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Conference in Hershey, PA, on June 12th and 13th.  This is the one annual program run by the Bureau itself.  There is a…
Rank this Week: 324

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: 369

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Blog

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

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

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

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

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

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

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident
    Preventing hip fractures and increasing the rate of recovery must be a top priority in all nursing homes across the United States. A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine discusses the survival rates of nursing…
Rank this Week: 204

Workers Compensation Blog

Workers Compensation Blog

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

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

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form

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

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

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

    Hip Replacement Testimonial

    Hip Replacement Testimonial
    Attorney Francis J. Lafferty, IV, discusses the case of a young mother that needed hip replacement surgery.
Rank this Week: 125

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: 4476

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Jun 21

    CFPB details complaint process at Comply2017 Conference

    CFPB details complaint process at Comply2017 Conference
    At the Comply2017 conference held earlier this week in New York City, Scott Steckel, a member of the CFPB’s Office of Consumer Response, gave a presentation in which he detailed the CFPB’s complaint process and how the CFPB shares…
  • Jun 21

    Credit reporting standards for civil judgments and tax liens to change July 1

    Credit reporting standards for civil judgments and tax liens to change July 1
    An informative new American Banker podcast discusses recent and possible future changes to traditional credit scores, what they mean for industry, and possible industry responses. The podcast begins with a discussion of changes that will…
  • Jun 20

    CFPB proposes further changes to the Prepaid Account Rule in response to industry feedback

    CFPB proposes further changes to the Prepaid Account Rule in response to industry feedback
    As we previewed earlier this year, the CFPB, on June 15, proposed substantive changes to the Prepaid Final Rule (the “Rule”).  The proposed changes are generally positive for prepaid providers and incorporate feedback and…
Rank this Week: 3673

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3646

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 21

    Enhancements to Philadelphia City Solicitor Opinions Database

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

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

    Visit Us On The Chrome Web Store: Get The Jenkins / Fastcase Extension
      Today Jenkins launches its first plugin for Chrome. Members who use Google Chrome for Windows or Mac OSX can add our Fastcase via Jenkins Law Library plugin to their browser to speed accessing Fastcase.The application adds a…
  • Jun 13

    Pennsylvania Court Rule

    Pennsylvania Court Rule
    Looking for Pennsylvania Rules of Court online?  Check out our Pennsylvania Court Rules - State research guide for quick access to the rules or use the links below to Pacode.com:Title 210: Rules of Appellate ProcedureTitle 231: Rules of…
Rank this Week: 4052

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jun 21

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

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

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
  • Jun 6

    Unit Owner Cannot Withhold Assessments from Association

    Unit Owner Cannot Withhold Assessments from Association
    A recent Pennsylvania case has again confirmed that a unit owner in a condominium or homeowners’ association is required to pay their assessments, regardless of whether they think the association has failed to provide some service. In…
Rank this Week: 5024

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine

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

    Online or Store Bought Legal Forms Are Dangerou

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

    Attorney Fees in NJ Litigation

    Attorney Fees in NJ Litigation
    The American Rule In the United States, each party is responsible for its own legal fees.  This is known as the “American Rule.”  In other countries, the U.K. for example, the loosing party is responsible for the…
Rank this Week: 4653

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

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

    Former municipal official sentenced to probation for Social Security fraud

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

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

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

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

    Theft, prostitution, and kidnapping just some of crime in the news across New Jersey last week
    Multiple people were either charged with, indicted for, or convicted of crimes highlighted in the news last week in New Jersey – including theft, kidnapping, prostitution, and animal cruelty. A recap of those crimes was published in a…
Rank this Week: 2063

Philadelphia Estate and Tax…

Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

    2017 PENNSYLVANIA TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM

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

    IRS Installment Agreements: 2017 User Fee Schedule and Option

    IRS Installment Agreements: 2017 User Fee Schedule and Option
    Starting in 2017, the IRS has revised its user fee schedule for installment agreements. The new fee schedule applies to installment agreements entered into, restructured or reinstated on or after January 2, 2017. The final regulations…
Rank this Week: 3543

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/
  • Jun 20

    SCOTUS Holds Class Plaintiffs Cannot Voluntarily Dismiss Claims to Appeal Denial of Class Cert

    SCOTUS Holds Class Plaintiffs Cannot Voluntarily Dismiss Claims to Appeal Denial of Class Cert
    The Supreme Court of the United States recently held that class action plaintiffs cannot stipulate to a voluntary dismissal with prejudice, then appeal the trial court’s prior interlocutory order striking their class allegations because…
  • Jun 19

    6th Cir. Holds Michigan Assignment of Rents Removes Rental Income from Bankruptcy Estate

    6th Cir. Holds Michigan Assignment of Rents Removes Rental Income from Bankruptcy Estate
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently concluded that Michigan’s assignment of rents statute sufficiently deprived the assignor of the ownership of the rents such that the rents could not be included in the…
  • Jun 19

    2nd Cir. Upholds Dismissal of Supposed ‘LIBOR Fraud’ Claim

    2nd Cir. Upholds Dismissal of Supposed ‘LIBOR Fraud’ Claim
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of LIBOR-manipulation fraud claims brought by a group of hotel-related entities and their investor against a bank and two of its subsidiaries. In so ruling, the…
Rank this Week: 3402

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 4447

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    What Are The Increased Risks Of Using Invokana?

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

    How To Obtain Justice After a Bus Accident?

    How To Obtain Justice After a Bus Accident?
    Millions of passengers rely on buses and other forms of public transportation to get them from point A to point B on a daily basis. As passengers, we trust that the bus driver will safely get us to our destination. This is not always the…
Rank this Week: 4521

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning…

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning Blog

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

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

    Your Hospital Discharge: The Fast Appeal

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

    Relief from the Medicare Part B Late Enrollment Penalty

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

    How to Begin your Estate Planning

    How to Begin your Estate Planning
    [This article was written by Tammy Weber, Managing Attorney with my law firm, Marshall, Parker and Weber] Estate planning is a process that you use to protect your loved ones and your home and savings. You know you should do it, but…
Rank this Week: 4719

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 19

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

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

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

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the following press release:Not official use.U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance…
  • Jun 5

    Independent Contractor or Employee? - Construction Workplace Misclassification Act

    Independent Contractor or Employee? - Construction Workplace Misclassification Act
    Another wrinkle in the convoluted mess that is employee/independent contractor classification law:As I've blogged previously, courts (and agencies) use different factors and standards to analyze classification depending on the underlying…
Rank this Week: 4039

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

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

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

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

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case

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

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend
    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 2 million American soldiers have been killed in the line of duty. Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served, and to reflect on the privileges that we…
Rank this Week: 1505

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

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

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

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

    Is Google Guilty of “Genericide”?

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

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

    On-Sale and Public Use Bars – Federal Circuit Rejects USPTO Position
    Before the America Invents Act (‘AIA’), an invention owner had a one-year ‘grace period’ to file a patent application after commercially selling an invention or using the invention in public.  If the patent owner…
Rank this Week: 4615

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

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

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

    The type of malpractice case determines the points of focu

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

    Medical malpractice cases can hinge on doctors testifying

    Medical malpractice cases can hinge on doctors testifying
    Medical malpractice cases are often difficult for several reasons. One of these is that oftentimes, the basis of a medical malpractice lawsuit is the doctor not meeting the standard of care. The standard of care is a concept that...
  • Jun 8

    June 2017 Newsletter

    June 2017 Newsletter
    June 2017 Newsletter.pdf...
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Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

By the Wieand Law Firm.

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

    2 Pedestrians Injured in Center City, Philadelphia Car Accident

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

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

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

    NJ Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit Continues Against Manufacturer Stryker

    NJ Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit Continues Against Manufacturer Stryker
    Dozens of New Jersey plaintiffs, alleging that faulty hip implants manufactured by Stryker caused serious injuries, have asked the state’s Multicounty Litigation Center to allow their cases to be consolidated before one judge in Bergen…
Rank this Week: 1792

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds DUI-Related Drug Conviction

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

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Affirms DUI Conviction Resulting From DUI Checkpoint

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

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

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s Resentencing Following New DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a sentence entered in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, following the revocation of his probation. He argued the Pennsylvania Superior Court should vacate his sentence due to the revocation…
Rank this Week: 2482

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

By Reiff & Bily.

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

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

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

    How Negligence Can Impact Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

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

    Who Covers Uber and Lyft Accidents?

    Who Covers Uber and Lyft Accidents?
    When you are in an Uber or Lyft accident, who will cover the injuries and damage from the accident can be confusing.  Depending on whether you were an Uber/Lyft driver, a passenger, a pedestrian, or the driver/passenger of another can,…
Rank this Week: 1765

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

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

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo

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

    Stop by the Spadea Lignana Booth at the International Franchise Expo

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

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

    Tom Spadea's Top Three Coolest New Products from the NRA Show
    On my trip to see clients, vendors and friends in Chicago this week at the National Restaurant Association Show, I spent some time walking the floor to see what's new and exciting for restaurant operators. After reading an article earlier…
Rank this Week: 3034

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

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

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

    Is The Separations Act In Danger Of Repeal?

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

    Philadelphia Voters Approve Best Value Contracting

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

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

    Committee of Seventy Throws Its Weight Behind City Of Philadelphia Best Value Initiative
    On Tuesday, May 16, Philadelphia voters will be asked to vote YES or NO to the following ballot question: “Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to allow for the award of certain contracts based on best…
Rank this Week: 3443

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

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

    Huge Win for Economic Liberty

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

    The Death of Retail and Legal Issue

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

    Narberth Mayor Urges Dubious Legal Action

    Narberth Mayor Urges Dubious Legal Action
    When I left Philadelphia, I thought I had largely left NIMBY zoning disputes behind.  However, I quickly learned that the Main Line NIMBY is simply a tiger of a different stripe (and better financed and represented than their…
Rank this Week: 3410

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?

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

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

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

    Is Your Rhino Deck Failing? So Are Lots of Other

    Is Your Rhino Deck Failing? So Are Lots of Other
    Have you installed Rhino Deck composite decking in your outdoor area?  If so, like many consumers, you were probably looking for a low maintenance alternative to wooden decking.  And you may have been sorely disappointed. Homeowners…
Rank this Week: 1572

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

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

    No to CHOICE Act on SEC whistleblower culpability

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

    Remove Medical Malpractice Reform from Trump Budget

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

    CFTC Completes Whistleblower Program Rule Change

    CFTC Completes Whistleblower Program Rule Change
    The CFTC has issued final rules based on its previously proposed changes to the CFTC whistleblower program. The changes have left the core of the program intact while strengthening the whistleblower retaliation protections, harmonizing the…
Rank this Week: 1967

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: 3686

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

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

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

    Supreme Court Limits SEC Ability to Seek Disgorgement

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

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court

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

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court

    Insider Trading and Brotherly Love at the Supreme Court
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Salman v. United States, wading into the “personal benefit” requirement necessary to establish criminal insider trading liability.  Justice Alito, writing for a…
Rank this Week: 2368

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: 1799

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3206

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Privacy and IP Law Blog

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

http://privacyandiplawblog.com/
  • Jun 5

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?

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

    New Law Prohibits Non-Disparagement Provisions in Form Consumer Contract

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

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

    USPTO Requests Comment on Draft Examination Guide for Matter “Incapable” of Registration
    This post examines the USPTO's draft Examination Guide on Incapable Informational Matter - essentially matter that is not capable of federal trademark registration because it cannot function as a trademark. The Draft Guide focused on three…
Rank this Week: 4142

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

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

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

    Supreme Court Not Too Tired To Rule On Exhaustion

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

    The Supreme Court Limits Patent Venue

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Nomination: What Originalist Viewpoints May Mean for Patent Law
    The Legal Intelligencer The Legal Intelligencer‘s IP Supplement includes Volpe and Koenig, P.C.’s President and CEO Gerald (Jay) B. Halt Jr. and law clerk Bradley Brown’s thoughts on what a... read more
Rank this Week: 2070

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

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

    Can the other parent prevent me from moving?

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

    Only final orders can be appealed

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

    Should I appeal my divorce?

    Should I appeal my divorce?
    Most divorces settle.  This means that the parties comes to an agreement regarding the terms of their divorce.  They decide, with the help of their attorneys, and sometimes a mediator or the judge, how their assets and debts will be…
Rank this Week: 3419

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

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

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

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

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

    Paying the Bills During Divorce

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

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce
    Many American couples start a business together. In fact, an estimated 3 million small businesses in the U.S. in 2000 were couple-owned, and that number has likely grown over the last nearly two decades. When a couple have become business…
Rank this Week: 1886

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Stay Safe on the Road this Memorial Day Weekend

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

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

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

    May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month

    May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month
    Teenagers dream about getting their driver’s license.  It is one of the milestones of their life.  However, handing over the car keys to their child is one of the most stressful moments of being a parent. That stress comes…
Rank this Week: 2636

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

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

    May 2017 Newsletter

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

    April 2017 Newsletter

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

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

    Will I Have Jurors at My Hearing? How Many Jurors?
    How Many Jurors Decide My Personal Injury Case? This is a very relevant question that many clients ask me.  For example, one of my recent clients asked me this as I was picking a jury at the start of her case. She thought the…
Rank this Week: 2711

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
  • May 17

    May I Still Drive My Car After a DUI

    May I Still Drive My Car After a DUI
    In May of 2016, the legislature modified the Vehicle Code to allow a person to obtain an interlock license  for almost any Driving After Imbibing offense.  The changes are due to begin fifteen months from the legislation which is…
  • Jan 12

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down
    Backpage adult section has recently been shut down, but was already known to police as an outlet for the advertisement of prostitution and related services.
Rank this Week: 3755

PIT IP Tech Blog

PIT IP Tech Blog

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

http://pitiptechblog.com/
  • May 22

    Supreme Court Reverses Federal Circuit Interpretation of Patent Venue: TC Heartland Holding Overturned

    Supreme Court Reverses Federal Circuit Interpretation of Patent Venue: TC Heartland Holding Overturned
    Posted by:  Henry M. Sneath, Esq. – Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Pittsburgh, Pa. law firm Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (PSMN® and PSMNLaw®). Mr. Sneath is also an Adjunct…
  • Apr 19

    Play-Doh is sniffing its way to scent mark

    Play-Doh is sniffing its way to scent mark
    By: Amber L. Reiner, associate at Picadio Sneath Miller and Norton, P.C.  When someone mentions Play-Doh, what is the first thing you think of? Is it those flexible yellow containers? Perhaps it is the smooth and squishy…
  • Apr 18

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Test for Separability Under the Copyright Act

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Test for Separability Under the Copyright Act
    Posted by: Kelly A. Williams, shareholder at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.  Ms. Williams may be contacted at kwilliams@psmn.com or 412-288-4005. Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue, has…
Rank this Week: 3170

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: 2394

Gay Chacker & MIttin Personal…

Gay Chacker & MIttin Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury news in the city of Philadelphia.

http://www.gaychackermittin.com/blog/
  • May 7

    Taking Action After Sustaining Workplace Injurie

    Taking Action After Sustaining Workplace Injurie
    Thousands of people suffer from fatal and nonfatal workplace injuries in the United States each year. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a total of 4,836 fatal work-related injuries recorded in the country in…
  • May 5

    Pennsylvania Laws that Help Prevent Bicycle Accident

    Pennsylvania Laws that Help Prevent Bicycle Accident
    A bicycle is no match for a two-ton motor vehicle in the event of a collision. A split-second, poor decision on the road can kill a bike rider or cause catastrophic injuries, and it happens too often in Pennsylvania. Sadly, more than 1,200…
  • Apr 25

    Whiplash During a Vehicle Accident Can Be More Serious Than You’d Think

    Whiplash During a Vehicle Accident Can Be More Serious Than You’d Think
    The initial shock and stress of a vehicle accident can cause those involved to ignore injuries that may initially feel minor. After all, there are often so many other problems to address after a crash that seeing a medical professional may…
Rank this Week: 1566

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/
  • Apr 30

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!
    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next! While divorce rates hover around 50% for first time marriages (and higher than that for subsequent unions), the reasons for splitting up often center around finances.…
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

    Tips to Consider when Separating
    Separation: Nine Tips to Help You as You Move Through the Divorce Process There may be 50 ways to leave your lover but there’s a heck of a lot more to it than just being creative with the word good-bye. More often than not, the way you…
Rank this Week: 3830

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 2437