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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: 232

The Proactive Employer

The Proactive Employer

Covers statistical analysis of disparate impact and disparate treatment, implications of recent court decisions for statistical analysis and evidence, and employment litigation risk assessment and risk management. By Stephanie R. Thomas.

http://blog.thomasecon.com/
  • Mar 25

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”
    I’m excited to announce the launch of my latest book, Compensating Your Employees Fairly: A Guide to Internal Pay Equity, published by Apress. The book is a comprehensive handbook that provides all the information you need to…
  • Mar 20

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition
    Today marks the first day of spring. Our green spaces will soon be buzzing with birds, bugs and blooms. We’ll see more sunshine and the days will get longer. Spring cleaning, planting, and yard work will soon be on our weekend agendas.…
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013
    Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or…
Rank this Week: 296

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses accidents and injuries. By Edith A. Pearce.

http://philadelphiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    How Long Do Philadelphia Personal Injury Cases Take?

    How Long Do Philadelphia Personal Injury Cases Take?
    Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'wb_excerpt' not found or invalid function name in /home/philade6/public_html/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 288During an initial conference,…
  • Feb 19

    What is a Contingency Fee in a Philadelphia Personal Injury Case?

    What is a Contingency Fee in a Philadelphia Personal Injury Case?
    Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'wb_excerpt' not found or invalid function name in /home/philade6/public_html/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 288Nearly all attorneys who practice…
  • Feb 15

    How Do Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Get Paid?

    How Do Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Get Paid?
    Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'wb_excerpt' not found or invalid function name in /home/philade6/public_html/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 288At least 99 percent of the personal…
Rank this Week: 339

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    Ask Dr. Copyright – Oracle Prevails over Google

    Ask Dr. Copyright – Oracle Prevails over Google
     Dear Doc: I’ve always heard that Yogi Berra said, “It ain’t over ’till it’s over.”  I’ve also heard (not to engage in body-image shaming) that, “It’s not over ’till the…
  • Apr 12

    The Audacity of [Patent] Hope

    The Audacity of [Patent] Hope
    There are people who wish that the U.S. patent system would just go away.  Their allies successfully lobbied for and passed the ‘America Invents Act’ back in 2011 that resulted in the USPTO patent death squads, also…
  • Apr 5

    Tom Brady’s Image Places Internet Linking In Peril

    Tom Brady’s Image Places Internet Linking In Peril
     In 2016 Justin Goldman, a photographer, snapped a photograph of NFL quarterback Tom Brady and Boston Celtics president, Danny Ainge, strolling together in the Hamptons. According to reports, the Celtics were at the time attempting to…
Rank this Week: 567

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Alternative Pain Medication and Cannabi

    Alternative Pain Medication and Cannabi
    We are all now aware of a worsening opioid crisis in America.  Typically, the only choice for pain management is a combination of medications including opioids, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories and a series of other drugs for…
  • Apr 11

    Basics of Long Term Disability to Guide Your Client

    Basics of Long Term Disability to Guide Your Client
    For many clients who participate in employer-sponsored long term disability plans, LTD coverage serves as an important component of financial planning and a supplement to the Social Security Disability Income program. Jamie R. Hall, Law…
  • Mar 19

    Legal Help for Victims of Natural Disaster

    Legal Help for Victims of Natural Disaster
    Pennsylvania has been welcoming a wave of Puerto Rican evacuees after Hurricane Maria, and they need pro bono legal aid, members of the Bar were told on January 30th. The Philadelphia Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association of…
Rank this Week: 456

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Apr 17

    When does an attorney-client relationship exist?

    When does an attorney-client relationship exist?
    This issue has popped up in my social media feeds a lot over the past day or so. Apparently, it has something to do with President Trump, a porn star, the president's attorney, and Sean Hannity . . . I'm a little behind on, well, everything,…
  • Apr 11

    9th Cir.: Prior salary is no defense to an Equal Pay Act claim

    9th Cir.: Prior salary is no defense to an Equal Pay Act claim
    Earlier this week, the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in Rizo v. Yovino.The Equal Pay Act generally requires men and women to receive equal pay for equal work. Defining "equal work" can be tricky, but the statute directs us to look to…
  • Apr 5

    Trump flipper-offer files secondhand First Amendment claim

    Trump flipper-offer files secondhand First Amendment claim
    Yeah, that's not a title I thought I'd ever type here. I think it's pretty accurate though. Remember that lady who got fired for giving President Trump's motorcade the middle finger. Of course you do, but just in case, here ya go:That's not a…
Rank this Week: 641

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 515

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: 519

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

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

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1090

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 20

    First New USDOL FLSA Opinion Letters Are Issued – A Very Good Thing

    First New USDOL FLSA Opinion Letters Are Issued – A Very Good Thing
    At long last, new USDOL Opinion Letters are bursting forward.  Like Spring.  The agency just issued three new letters on a variety of topics, including one of my favorites, travel time.  The other letters address issues of…
  • Apr 13

    Computer Exemption Case Settles: Discretion Is The Better Part of Valor

    Computer Exemption Case Settles: Discretion Is The Better Part of Valor
    Exemption class actions, i.e. lawsuits alleging misclassification, continue to pop up in different contexts and concerning different classifications. A bank has just agreed to settle a case by paying more than $2 million to put a close to a…
  • Apr 9

    When Does Travel Become Compensable Work Hours?

    When Does Travel Become Compensable Work Hours?
    I blog a lot about working time cases because these are the issues can sneak up on an employer, even the most well intentioned and good faith employer. Travel time is one of these murky, arcane kind of activities that go unnoticed by…
Rank this Week: 1319

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/
  • Apr 5

    National Work Zone Awareness Week Starts April 9th

    National Work Zone Awareness Week Starts April 9th
    National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is a campaign held every year in the spring at the beginning of construction season to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety issues and encourage safe driving through highway work…
  • Mar 27

    Hazleton Plant to Shut Its Doors This Summer

    Hazleton Plant to Shut Its Doors This Summer
    Quad Graphics, a company with facilities all over the world, will be closing its Humboldt Industrial Park location on June 1, 2018.  The closing of the Hazleton area plant will lead to around 165 people being out of work.  Employees…
  • Mar 14

    Williamsport Company Charged by OSHA for Employee’s 2015 Death

    Williamsport Company Charged by OSHA for Employee’s 2015 Death
    Federal investigators have charged a Williamsport bridge contractor in a trench collapse in 2015 that led to the death of one of its employees.  The employee was killed when he was crushed by dirt at a jobsite near Millville in…
Rank this Week: 1055

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

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

    Key Whistleblower Changes in Bipartisan Budget Act

    Key Whistleblower Changes in Bipartisan Budget Act
    The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, passed overnight and signed this morning by President Trump to end the second federal government shutdown of this year, includes two key provisions for whistleblowers previously introduced by Senator Charles…
  • Feb 9

    CFTC Issues Record $30 Million Fine for Spoofing to Deutsche Bank

    CFTC Issues Record $30 Million Fine for Spoofing to Deutsche Bank
    The CFTC announced enforcement actions against three banks and six individuals for spoofing at the end of January. The three banks, Deutsche Bank, UBS, and HSBC, were charged with spoofing in precious metals futures contracts trading on the…
  • Jan 4

    Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk

    Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk
    The largest study of the link between breast implants and lymphoma to date found that there is a greatly increased risk of a rare cancer, according to the report published this month in JAMA Oncology. The study found breast implants are…
Rank this Week: 1311

Swartz Campbell Professional…

Swartz Campbell Professional Liability Blog

Updates on professional liability with a particular emphasis on malpractice avoidance and attorney ethics. By Swartz Campbell.

http://www.swartzcampbell.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1186

Intellectual Property Law…

Intellectual Property Law Resources

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

http://ratnerprestia.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 689

Louise Rosen Byer

Louise Rosen Byer

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

http://www.louiserosenbyer.com/
  • Oct 15

    Ethics First, No Matter What

    Ethics First, No Matter What
    No Matter What the Rippling Impact, Communications Ethics Come First Communications professionals know that ethics and integrity are critically important components to our work. But applying ethical guidelines can be very difficult. At…
  • Oct 15

    Ethics First, No Matter What

    Ethics First, No Matter What
    No Matter What the Rippling Impact, Communications Ethics Come First Communications professionals know that like other professionals, we must abide by ethical standards. Ethics and integrity in communications require that we follow…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 856

PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary…

PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary Law Blog

Covers Elder Law, long-term care, "End-of-Life" and health care surrogate decision-making, estate & personal planning, fiduciary administrations, elders' dispute resolution, and Orphans' Court litigation. By Neil E. Hendershot.

http://paelderestatefiduciary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    PA Model Local Rule for Mediation

    PA Model Local Rule for Mediation
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  • Apr 16

    Expanding Access to Mediation in PA

    Expanding Access to Mediation in PA
    <!--[if !mso]> v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} <![endif]-->Following is a document for use in a presentation to the…
  • Nov 23

    PA Bar Assn approves Orphans' Court Mediation Project

    PA Bar Assn approves Orphans' Court Mediation Project
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->On Friday, November 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania Bar Association formally approved, by unanimous vote, a Report and Recommendation presented by its Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee…
Rank this Week: 1102

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

Covers legal issues related to Pennsylvania domestic relations matters. By Michael L. Viola.

http://1phillydivorcelawyer.wordpress.com
  • Mar 7

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case
    It has always been my impression that the US Supreme Court does not hear many cases involving traditional family law matters (divorce, custody, support, adoption). I am not saying there are never cases that work their way up to the highest…
  • Oct 23

    Abby has a point…

    Abby has a point…
    In a recent “Dear Abby” post, the inquirer noted that her former son-in-law thinks it is “offensive” that the maternal grandmother charges $10 per day plus $10 per week for gas to babysit her grandchildren. As Abby…
  • Oct 16

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?
    It was recently reported on the People.com website that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are still married despite having signed “divorce papers” in July 2015 and having filed for divorce in 2013. What may be crossing your mind is…
Rank this Week: 1133

Personal Injury Attorney Joyce…

Personal Injury Attorney Joyce Sweinberg

Discusses Pennsylvania personal injury law.

http://www.jjsassoc.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Pain and Your Brain

    Pain and Your Brain
    As a personal injury attorney, I have spent 32 years learning about pain and how to document it and help my clients to recover damages for their pain.  I have read countless reports written by expert medical witnesses hired to downplay or…
  • Feb 13

    Do you have a Personal Injury Case?

    Do you have a Personal Injury Case?
    Personal Injury: There are so many ways you can be seriously injured by the negligence of another party. If you feel that is the case, you should call me to see if you have an action to pursue. This includes slip and falls, dog bites,…
  • Jan 21

    Finding the right personal injury attorney

    Finding the right personal injury attorney
      If your or a loved one has been injured due to the fault of another person it is important to seek out legal assistance to know your rights to be fairly compensated. A Pennsylvania personal injury attorney can help someone that has…
Rank this Week: 1170

Medicare-Medicaid Audit World

Medicare-Medicaid Audit World

Covers RACs, MACs, and Medicare and Medicaid court cases. By David S. Dessen of Dessen, Moses & Rossitto.

http://www.medicaremedicaidblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
Rank this Week: 1045

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 4485

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 25

    Save Jenkins: Contact The Mayor

    Save Jenkins: Contact The Mayor
      Your support is making a difference. The Philadelphia Bar Association resolution attacking Jenkins in support of HB 1937 has been withdrawn. HB 1937 will cripple Jenkins by diverting two-thirds of its primary funding source…
  • Apr 16

    Save Jenkins: 506 Of Your Colleagues Are Supporting Us. Join Them.

    Save Jenkins: 506 Of Your Colleagues Are Supporting Us. Join Them.
      Last week I wrote to you about a bill in Harrisburg to defund Jenkins Law Library, and a resolution by the Philadelphia Bar Association to support the bill. Eight Past Chancellors and numerous prominent members of the…
  • Apr 16

    Save Jenkins: 444 Of Your Colleagues Are Supporting Us. Join Them.

    Save Jenkins: 444 Of Your Colleagues Are Supporting Us. Join Them.
      Last week I wrote to you about a bill in Harrisburg to defund Jenkins Law Library, and a resolution by the Philadelphia Bar Association to support the bill. Eight Past Chancellors and numerous prominent members of the…
Rank this Week: 4431

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/
  • Apr 25

    Common Divorce Misconception

    Common Divorce Misconception
    For many people, divorce is their first experience with a personal legal matter. Once they decide to divorce, our clients sometimes seek advice from family and friends before contacting us. However, hearing about someone else’s…
  • Mar 10

    Changes to Expect When You File Taxes After Divorce

    Changes to Expect When You File Taxes After Divorce
    Tax season is around the corner again. If you recently dissolved your marriage, you will need to update your status when you file taxes this year. This change will affect how much you’ll pay the IRS. If you are a parent, you’ll…
  • Mar 1

    Divorcing Couples: Here’s What You Need to Know About Alimony and the New Tax Code

    Divorcing Couples: Here’s What You Need to Know About Alimony and the New Tax Code
    Starting in 2019, the new tax code will affect divorcees who pay spousal support. The new law includes a provision that removes the tax break that used to benefit those paying alimony. This change has a few major implications…
Rank this Week: 1786

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Blog

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

https://www.petrellilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Common Divorce Misconception

    Common Divorce Misconception
    For many people, divorce is their first experience with a personal legal matter. Once they decide to divorce, our clients sometimes seek advice from family and friends before contacting us. However, hearing about someone else’s…
  • Mar 15

    Finding Your Birth Parents: New Jersey Adoption Law

    Finding Your Birth Parents: New Jersey Adoption Law
    If you were born in New Jersey and you were adopted, there are state laws that allow you to obtain certain information about your birth and biological parents. Finding out this information was not always simple. In 1940, the New Jersey…
  • Mar 10

    Changes to Expect When You File Taxes After Divorce

    Changes to Expect When You File Taxes After Divorce
    Tax season is around the corner again. If you recently dissolved your marriage, you will need to update your status when you file taxes this year. This change will affect how much you’ll pay the IRS. If you are a parent, you’ll…
Rank this Week: 2047

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/
  • Apr 25

    SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Celebrates 2018 Small Business Awards Luncheon

    SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Celebrates 2018 Small Business Awards Luncheon
    Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure to attend SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon’s 2018 Small Business Awards Luncheon held at Millersville University’s Ware Center. This luncheon is always a great place to hear more of SCORE’s…
  • Apr 20

    5 Things to Do Before You Are Standing in a Courtroom for a Custody Trial

    5 Things to Do Before You Are Standing in a Courtroom for a Custody Trial
    Of all the areas in which family law lawyers practice, custody is by far the most difficult. While that statement is true for obvious reasons, I often wonder what my clients are thinking when they do and say things over and over again that…
  • Apr 13

    Explaining PA Lawsuits Using Plain Language (Part I) – Key Legal Term

    Explaining PA Lawsuits Using Plain Language (Part I) – Key Legal Term
    One of the most important things I do as a Litigation attorney is explaining to my clients what has happened, and is likely to happen, in their lawsuit. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to do that using abstract legal jargon as though…
Rank this Week: 4256

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    What Happens When You Fail to Register as a Sex Offender in Pennsylvania

    What Happens When You Fail to Register as a Sex Offender in Pennsylvania
    Even after you serve your time for a sex offense conviction in Pennsylvania, there are reporting requirements under state law. If you fail to register as a sex offender, whether due to a mistake or other circumstances, the consequences are…
  • Apr 18

    Graffiti Incidents Increase in Pittsburgh’s East End

    Graffiti Incidents Increase in Pittsburgh’s East End
    Pennsylvania law considers property crimes to be very serious. As such, the recent increase in graffiti crime in Pittsburgh has attracted significant attention. Law enforcement officials are seeking to identify and arrest the individuals…
  • Apr 11

    Worgul Law Firm Changes Name to Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC

    Worgul Law Firm Changes Name to Worgul, Sarna &amp; Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC
    The attorneys of Worgul Law Firm would like to announce that we have changed our firm’s name to Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC. This change has been a long time in the making, considering that both Samir Sarna…
Rank this Week: 2590

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/
  • Apr 25

    Startup Case Study: ThePureBag™

    Startup Case Study: ThePureBag™
    When Lori Gildea became seriously ill, a close examination of her routine and symptoms led doctors to the likely culprit: her gym bag. Unbeknownst to her at the time, her... read more
  • Apr 24

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules IPRs are Constitutional, Patents Fall Within Public-Rights Doctrine

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules IPRs are Constitutional, Patents Fall Within Public-Rights Doctrine
    By Steven M. Kellner In a closely watched case that had the potential to upend the manner in which patent disputes can be resolved, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled... read more
  • Apr 17

    Ninth Circuit Blurs Lines Even Further

    Ninth Circuit Blurs Lines Even Further
    By Michael F. Snyder and Kelly L. Hoffman On March 21, 2018, a split Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a verdict confirming copyright infringement in the case of... read more
Rank this Week: 1397

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Apr 24

    Ballard/Venminder Podcast: Current Issues With Managing Third-Party Vendor Risk

    Ballard/Venminder Podcast: Current Issues With Managing Third-Party Vendor Risk
    Ballard Spahr is proud to partner with Venminder, Inc., on this podcast posted today discussing third-party vendor risk management concerns of financial institutions and service providers. Hosted by Venminder’s Chief Risk Officer…
  • Apr 24

    2018 CFPB Research Conference

    2018 CFPB Research Conference
    The 2018 CFPB Research Conference will take place at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia on May 3-4, 2018.  The conference is an opportunity for researchers and policymakers to learn about recent findings from both…
  • Apr 23

    Bill to Require Issuance of Guidance by CFPB Introduced in House

    Bill to Require Issuance of Guidance by CFPB Introduced in House
    A recent bill introduced in the US House of Representatives would require the CFPB to issue guidance on federal consumer financial laws, and also provide a framework for civil money penalties.  H.R. 5534 would create the Give Useful…
Rank this Week: 3665

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Covers wills and trusts, DUI and criminal law, personal injuries and auto accidents, and general legal advice.

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    What are the Consequences of a Second-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?

    What are the Consequences of a Second-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?
    By now you might have read the story of Tasha Lynn Schleicher, whom police have described as “one of the worst DUI offenders in the United States.” Earlier this month, Schleicher, of Minnesota, was arrested for drunk driving in…
  • Apr 12

    How to Know If You’re Getting a Fair Divorce | Doylestown Divorce Lawyer

    How to Know If You’re Getting a Fair Divorce | Doylestown Divorce Lawyer
    Whenever we talk about divorce on this blog, we try to acknowledge that it’s rarely an easy thing. But while going through a divorce isn’t pleasant, the process should at least be fair. Fair for you. Fair for your former spouse,…
  • Apr 12

    How to Know If You’re Getting a Fair Divorce | Doylestown Divorce Lawyer

    How to Know If You’re Getting a Fair Divorce | Doylestown Divorce Lawyer
    Whenever we talk about divorce on this blog, we try to acknowledge that it’s rarely an easy thing. But while going through a divorce isn’t pleasant, the process should at least be fair. Fair for you. Fair for your former spouse,…
Rank this Week: 1705

Ross Feller Casey LLP Blog

Ross Feller Casey LLP Blog

Practical tips to keep your family safe and advice for when your family has been hurt.

http://www.rossfellercasey.com/in-the-news/
Rank this Week: 2076

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/
  • Apr 23

    You’ve Received a Modified-Duty Job Offer – Now What?

    You’ve Received a Modified-Duty Job Offer – Now What?
    A critical stage of a workers’ compensation case in PA can happen if the injured worker is offered a job by his or her employer.  This may be the regular job, with or without modifications, or a different job entirely.  This…
  • Apr 18

    Injured Workers in PA About to be Denied Necessary Medication

    Injured Workers in PA About to be Denied Necessary Medication
    Previously, we have warned of the pending legislation that will restrict the access of injured workers across the State of Pennsylvania to get medications they need.  Now, thanks to the House passing Senate Bill 936, the legislation…
  • Apr 17

    Which Workers’ Comp Appellate Decisions Count in PA?

    Which Workers’ Comp Appellate Decisions Count in PA?
    On our blog, as you probably noticed, we like to share court opinions which are of interest to the injured worker in PA.  Typically, of course, these opinions deal with interpretations of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act…
Rank this Week: 3803

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: 1657

MyPhillyLawyer Blog

MyPhillyLawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, P.C.

https://www.myphillylawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Court Radio: 911 Calls & Racial Profiling

    Court Radio: 911 Calls &amp; Racial Profiling
    This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer takes legal questions from callers. Later, Dean talks about the recent Philadelphia Starbucks arrest and how they may have been a target of racial profiling.
  • Apr 20

    $16.5M Verdict to Man Seriously Hurt in Crash with Texting Trucker

    $16.5M Verdict to Man Seriously Hurt in Crash with Texting Trucker
    An Indiana man who was seriously injured in 2015 when his car was rear-ended at a traffic light by a tractor-trailer whose driver was messaging on a cellphone has been awarded a $16.5 million verdict by an Indiana jury. The man, John…
  • Apr 15

    Court Radio: Wills with Saul Langsam

    Court Radio: Wills with Saul Langsam
    This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman and Saul Langsam of MyPhillyLawyer talks about the advantages of having a will. Later, they answer estate planning questions from callers.
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Drake, Hileman & Davis, PC Blog

Drake, Hileman & Davis, PC Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.dhdlaw.com/resources/
  • Apr 20

    Personal Injury Liability: It Only Attaches if the Defendant Caused Your Injurie

    Personal Injury Liability: It Only Attaches if the Defendant Caused Your Injurie
    In Pennsylvania, as in other states, personal injury claims may be defeated in a number of different ways — oftentimes, the defendant will attempt to undermine and potentially overcome the plaintiff’s claims by arguing that their…
  • Apr 13

    A Brief Look at Medical Malpractice Damage Caps in Pennsylvania

    A Brief Look at Medical Malpractice Damage Caps in Pennsylvania
    In many states, medical malpractice damages are statutorily limited so as to discourage injured plaintiffs from pursuing litigation against healthcare professionals — in the state of California, for example, there is a $250,000 cap…
  • Apr 13

    Seeing, But Not Perceiving: Why Other Drivers Don’t See Motorcycles- an Injury Lawyer Perspective

    Seeing, But Not Perceiving: Why Other Drivers Don’t See Motorcycles- an Injury Lawyer Perspective
    As a personal injury lawyer serving residents in and around Allentown, Doylestown, Bethlehem, Easton and Stroudsburg, with warmer weather upon us, we see motorcyclists getting back out on the road again. Unfortunately, with…
Rank this Week: 2110

In the Zone

In the Zone

Covers real estate, zoning and land use law in Pennsylvania. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://zoningandlanduselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 20

    New Project Information Form Required for Appeals to the City of Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment

    New Project Information Form Required for Appeals to the City of Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment
    The City of Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment has imposed a new requirement for filing Appeals.  As of April 9, 2018, an applicant seeking a variance or special exception from the Zoning Board of Adjustment must submit a Project…
  • Mar 23

    Black Letter Law for the Grant of Special Exceptions in Pennsylvania

    Black Letter Law for the Grant of Special Exceptions in Pennsylvania
    In the case of Polaris v. Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board, the Commonwealth Court reversed a decision of the Court of Common Pleas and the underlying zoning hearing board to deny an application to use a property as a methadone clinic. In…
  • Feb 6

    Attempts to Amend Conditions of Approval

    Attempts to Amend Conditions of Approval
    In a recent case decided by the PA Commonwealth Court, titled Toll Brothers and Orleans Homebuilders v. Upper Uwchlan Township, the court upheld the decision of the Court of Common Pleas and the Board of Supervisors to deny the…
Rank this Week: 2185

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/
  • Apr 20

    Unmanned Self-Driving Car Injury

    Unmanned Self-Driving Car Injury
    Unmanned Self-Driving Car Injury On Monday, April 2, 2018, self-driving cars without an operator have become street legal. This is only true in the state of California. That’s right, a... Read More The post Unmanned Self-Driving Car…
  • Mar 28

    Space Debris – The Sky Is Falling

    Space Debris – The Sky Is Falling
    Space Debris Possible Easter Weekend This weekend, Pennsylvania residents have a lot going on. Easter happens on Sunday. Sunday is also April Fool’s Day. Additionally, there may be a Chinese... Read More The post Space Debris –…
  • Mar 16

    Distracted Driver Reporting

    Distracted Driver Reporting
    New Jersey Distracted Driver Reporting In New Jersey, and across the nation, distracted driving has exploded as a top cause of crashes. It’s no secret smartphones receive most of the... Read More The post Distracted Driver Reporting…
Rank this Week: 2307

Goldstein Mehta LLC PA Criminal…

Goldstein Mehta LLC PA Criminal Defense Updates

Covers Pennsylvania criminal defense law.

http://goldsteinmehta.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2006

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

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

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
  • Apr 19

    Howard Geneslaw to Speak at NJSBA Webinar

    Howard Geneslaw to Speak at NJSBA Webinar
    Howard D. Geneslaw, a Director in the Gibbons Real Property Department, will participate in an upcoming webinar entitled “Advanced Topics in Land Use IV: Zoning and Planning Boards.” The webinar is presented by the New Jersey…
  • Apr 17

    Update: U.S. Treasury Approves New Jersey’s Opportunity Zone

    Update: U.S. Treasury Approves New Jersey’s Opportunity Zone
    This article was originally posted on the Gibbons Government & Regulatory Affairs Alert, maintained by the firm’s Government & Regulatory Affairs Department. Attorneys in the Real Property Department work closely with our…
  • Apr 10

    Budget Act Makes Changes to Federal Brownfield Program

    Budget Act Makes Changes to Federal Brownfield Program
    As noted in last week’s blog, the recently-passed Consolidated Omnibus Appropriations Act made a number of modifications to the federal brownfield program. That blog focused on the expansion of lessees’ ability to qualify for Bona…
Rank this Week: 2793

Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C.…

Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law.

https://www.yourerielawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Who Will Pay My Medical Bills Following My Personal Injury Claim?

    Who Will Pay My Medical Bills Following My Personal Injury Claim?
    Accidents can cause serious harm – and leave you struggling to pay serious medical bills. After a personal injury, you may have access to multiple sources to pay your medical bills. An experienced lawyer can help you ensure you leave no…
  • Apr 11

    When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

    When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney
    After a serious accident or injury, you may be struggling to pay bills, take care of work and home tasks, and put your life back together in other ways. You may wonder what your legal options are, or whether hiring a lawyer will be worth the…
  • Apr 4

    Consequences of a Criminal Conviction

    Consequences of a Criminal Conviction
    All criminal convictions come with certain consequences. The type and severity of consequences faced, however, depends on the type of conviction, the person’s prior record (if any), and several additional factors. Researchers often…
Rank this Week: 1938

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Linda on the radio

    Linda on the radio
    Linda appeared on 1210 WPHT in Philadelphia recently to discuss Constitutional Law and Voting issues.  You can listen to the podcasts here and here.Talk Radio WPHT
  • Apr 17

    Children's passports when parents are unmarried or separated

    Children's passports when parents are unmarried or separated
    The United State Department of State offers a variety of resources, including the Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program (CPIAP).  Visit the website here.
  • Sep 17

    Can you sue someone for breaking up with you?

    Can you sue someone for breaking up with you?
    Read this article on bravotv.com concerning whether you can sue for heartbreak:Wait, Can You Actually Sue Someone For Breaking Up With You?"Unless you have specific monetary damages from a failed relationship, suing after a break-up would be…
Rank this Week: 3351

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • Apr 17

    April 2018 Newsletter

    April 2018 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Check It Out! Carpey Law Has A New Website! The Drive To Heal After An Accident Injury Laura Carpey’s Recipe of the Month Can’t Get To Us? No Problem! We’ll Come To You. Big Mistake. Now The Insurance…
  • Apr 17

    March 2018 Newsletter

    March 2018 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Laura Carpey’s Recipe of the Month You May Get Frustrated With The Insurance Claim Process What Do The Eagles and Carpey Law Have in Common? We Are Pleased To Announce… Checklist For What To Do At The Scene Of…
  • Apr 17

    February 2018 Newsletter

    February 2018 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Secrets to Defeating the Insurance Company in Your Personal Injury Case “Why Do I Have To Pay My Doctors Back At The End Of My Case?” Carpey Law Thanks You For Your Loyalty! Eagles vs. Patriots… Go Birds!…
Rank this Week: 2954

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
  • Apr 16

    The Small Firm Difference – A Freudian Slip of the Tongue That Tells the Truth

    The Small Firm Difference – A Freudian Slip of the Tongue That Tells the Truth
    We are often asked why a client should hire a small firm where clients speak directly with their attorney rather than a larger firm, with a large staff, large overhead, and levels of bureaucracy? When it comes to heavily advertised areas of…
  • Apr 14

    Authenticating Social Media Evidence Is Harder Than Lawyers Think

    Authenticating Social Media Evidence Is Harder Than Lawyers Think
    Let’s play a game. You’re the judge. Under the following facts, is the social media evidence admissible? After obtaining a Court Order allowing him to obtain a criminal defendant’s Facebook records, the prosecutor files a…
  • Apr 2

    Plaintiffs Must Be Careful Using Social Media When Pursuing Injury Claim

    Plaintiffs Must Be Careful Using Social Media When Pursuing Injury Claim
    According to recent surveys, two-thirds of all American adults use Facebook, with the majority using it on a daily basis. Social media platforms are ever-growing and changing, with 78% of people under the age of 24 now using Snapchat, and 71%…
Rank this Week: 2713

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/
Rank this Week: 2290

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: 3514

Business Litigation Trends For…

Business Litigation Trends For Lawyers

Covers business law. By Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt.

https://www.businesslitigationtrends.com/
  • Apr 13

    Legal Intelligencer: Court Provides Guidance on the Authentication of Social Media Posts, Or Does It?

    Legal Intelligencer: Court Provides Guidance on the Authentication of Social Media Posts, Or Does It?
    In the April 12, 2018 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Edward Kang, Managing Member of KHF, writes Court Provides Guidance on the Authentication of Social Media Posts, Or Does It? Facebook has been making headlines lately over…
  • Apr 12

    JFRE Hosts Mayor Kenney

    JFRE Hosts Mayor Kenney
    Image from Hines, Owner & Developer On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Real Estate affinity group (JFRE) hosted Mayor Kenney and Seth Shapiro, COO of The Goldenberg Group and Chairman of…
  • Mar 22

    Legal Intelligencer: The Forgotten and Often Misunderstood Sections of RICO

    Legal Intelligencer: The Forgotten and Often Misunderstood Sections of RICO
    My last article, dated Jan. 25, visited the RICO pleadings requirement in light of the class action RICO lawsuit filed against Harvey Weinstein. The Weinstein RICO action is brought under the most popular section—Section 1962(c). In the…
Rank this Week: 1978

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    What Are the Criminal Penalties for Underage Drinking in Pennsylvania?

    What Are the Criminal Penalties for Underage Drinking in Pennsylvania?
    Anyone that’s ever spent a weekend hanging around most colleges knows that underage drinking is not at all an uncommon experience, even if it is illegal in all 50 states. In Pennsylvania, underage drinking is actually a criminal…
  • Apr 12

    Cut Out of a Parent’s Will in Pennsylvania? You May Have Options.

    Cut Out of a Parent’s Will in Pennsylvania? You May Have Options.
    When a parent dies, the grief and loss can be devastating. But matters can become even more traumatic when a family member learns they have been cut out of the parent’s will or other estate planning for reasons that seem suspicious and…
  • Apr 12

    3 Ways a Debt Collection Attorney Is More Effective than a Collection Agency

    3 Ways a Debt Collection Attorney Is More Effective than a Collection Agency
    Few things are more infuriating and anxiety-inducing for individuals and businesses than debtors who will not respond to your efforts to collect the money that is rightfully yours. Whether you are collecting on an outstanding bill, a court…
Rank this Week: 2478