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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 19

    Updated Federal Taxation Research Guide

    Updated Federal Taxation Research Guide
    Our newly updated Federal Taxation Reseach Guide has been added to our collection of  Research Guides.  This guide is a great resource for research on Federal tax issues and covers the Internal Revenue Code, the Internal Revenue…
  • Sep 18

    Landlord Tenant Law

    Landlord Tenant Law
    Interested in landlord tenant law? Check out Bisel's Pennsylvania Landlord Tenant Law and Practice. It includes forms, checklists and a thorough discussion of the principles of Pennsylvania landlord tenant law with emphasis on residential…
  • Sep 14

    LexisNexis Digital Library New Multi-Volume Search Feature

    LexisNexis Digital Library New Multi-Volume Search Feature
      The LexisNexis Digital Library recently added the ability to search all volumes of a multi-volume set. Users can search by phrase or keyword and across the entire multi-volume set or within one volume. As an added benefit,…
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Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Sep 19

    Slip and Fall at a Job Interview- Do I Have a Case?

    Slip and Fall at a Job Interview- Do I Have a Case?
    Question: I recently had a job interview at (name omitted). When I was leaving the job interview, I tripped and fell in the office stairwell. The stair that I tripped on had a wooden board that had rotted away. The maintenance man who helped…
  • Sep 18

    Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S.

    Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S.
    When hospitals fail in its duty to protect their patients, the results can be disastrous. According to recent research by the John Hopkins School of Medicine, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States, right…
  • Sep 14

    Attorney Sean P. McDonough achieves recertification with National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Attorney Sean P. McDonough achieves recertification with National Board of Trial Advocacy
    The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Sean P. McDonough of the law firm Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate. Mr. McDonough has been a NBTA…
Rank this Week: 3365

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/
  • Sep 19

    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list
    Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. is pleased to announce that partner Craig Murphey has been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendant. Attorney…
  • Sep 14

    Driveway accidents range from minor to fatal

    Driveway accidents range from minor to fatal
    Driveway accidents are a special situation, but if your child is the person who is harmed, you probably won't be worried about anything other than making sure your child is safe. These accidents can lead to very serious injuries,...
  • Sep 8

    Don't blame yourself for medical malpractice issue

    Don't blame yourself for medical malpractice issue
    Medical malpractice lawsuits can be very complicated to deal with. This is why many people might choose not to pursue claims; however, when you are injured by a medical professional, there isn't really any reason to let them get...
Rank this Week: 2557

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • Sep 19

    Timeline of a Personal Injury Case

    Timeline of a Personal Injury Case
      If you believe you have personal injury case whether the injuries occurred from a car accident, slip-and-fall, pedestrian accident, medical malpractice case, etc., it’s time for someone to take responsibility for the mounting…
  • Aug 30

    August 2017 Newsletter

    August 2017 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Carpey Law Supports Bike Night at Hannum’s Harley-Davidson Order Any of Stuart’s Books… FREE! Laura Carpey’s Recipes of the Month Another Carpey Law VIP Cashes In! Should You Give A Recorded…
  • Aug 17

    Evaluating PA Personal Injury Cases Compensation

    Evaluating PA Personal Injury Cases Compensation
    Evaluating a personal injury is certainly a difficult task, and yet it is what juries across America are asked to do every day. The woman who suffered the horrific injury described in this article certainly deserves compensation, yet there…
Rank this Week: 2661

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 3508

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/
  • Sep 19

    WCAB to Change Oral Argument

    WCAB to Change Oral Argument
    When a party to a PA workers’ compensation litigation receives a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ), the party can file an appeal to the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (WCAB).  If a party is not…
  • Sep 11

    Diagnosis Not Dispositive Whether Medical Treatment For PA Work Injury Covered

    Diagnosis Not Dispositive Whether Medical Treatment For PA Work Injury Covered
    The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act sets forth that medical treatment related to a work injury is to be paid for by the workers’ comp insurance carrier (provided the treatment is reasonable and necessary).  If there is…
  • Sep 5

    Appealing a PA Workers’ Compensation Decision; Reinstating Accepted Work Injury

    Appealing a PA Workers’ Compensation Decision; Reinstating Accepted Work Injury
    Complicated fact patterns tend to make for complicated blog entries.  A recent decision by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in McNeil v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Department of Corrections, SCI-Graterford) is one of…
Rank this Week: 3955

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

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

http://www.papubliccontracts.com/
  • Sep 19

    City Of Allentown Permitted To Use RFP Process For Waste Services Contract

    City Of Allentown Permitted To Use RFP Process For Waste Services Contract
    In a decision issued on July 20, 2017, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld the City of Allentown’s use of the Request for Proposals (RFP) process in a contract award. In 2015, Allentown issued an RFP for the award of a…
  • Sep 7

    Are RFQs Immune From Protest Under The Procurement Code?

    Are RFQs Immune From Protest Under The Procurement Code?
    If you respond to a Request for Quotes (RFQ) issued by a Commonwealth department or agency, can you protest if the resulting purchase order is awarded to another bidder? According to the Commonwealth’s Office of Administration, the…
  • Aug 17

    Pennsylvania Initiates Disparity Study For Small Diverse Business Program

    Pennsylvania Initiates Disparity Study For Small Diverse Business Program
    In June 2017, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania initiated a disparity study that will provide information to help the Department of General Services (DGS) implement the Pennsylvania’s Small Diverse Business Program. The expected…
Rank this Week: 3096

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: 194

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3269

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/
  • Sep 18

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine
    In celebration of Roald Dahl Day  last Wednesday, someone posted the above quote from the multi-talented British novelist (and short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot) on r/GetMotivated on Reddit. This quote describes…
  • Sep 15

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
  • Sep 14

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
Rank this Week: 4428

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: 3061

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 18

    Third Circuit: Who's a "supervisor" for harassment claims?

    Third Circuit: Who's a "supervisor" for harassment claims?
    Yes, the Supreme Court already answered this question in Vance v. Ball State Univ., holding per the syllabus that:An employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious liability under Title VII only if he or she is empowered by…
  • Sep 1

    Third Circuit on Title VII, ADA, and 1983 claim

    Third Circuit on Title VII, ADA, and 1983 claim
    Yesterday, the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion in Williams v. PHRC. Williams sued the PHRC for allegedly discriminating against her based on her race and disability. Generally, under 42 U.S.C. §1983, people can sue state…
  • Aug 15

    Can employers fire employees for attending Charlottesville protests?

    Can employers fire employees for attending Charlottesville protests?
    I'm sure you've already heard about the violence in Charlottesville this past weekend, and you've probably heard about the efforts to get the white supremacist protesters fired. Is is legal for employers to fire employees for attending the…
Rank this Week: 3561

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: 414

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Sep 18

    Landlord Not Liable for Criminal Acts Off the Leased Premise

    Landlord Not Liable for Criminal Acts Off the Leased Premise
    In the case of Bonacci v. Pal, No. 2015-CV-4501 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Aug. 25, 2017 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas granted a residential landowner’s demurrer in a wrongful death case on…
  • Sep 15

    CUMMINS MEDIATION SERVICES

    CUMMINS MEDIATION SERVICES
    After realizing recent successes in bringing personal injury civil litigation cases to an amicable resolution while serving as a Federal Court Mediator for the Middle District, I wish to offer my services for private…
  • Sep 15

    Summary Judgment Granted in Bad Faith Claim Where Delays in Claims Process Caused, In Part, by Insured

    Summary Judgment Granted in Bad Faith Claim Where Delays in Claims Process Caused, In Part, by Insured
    In the bad faith decision of Doherty v. Allstate Indem. Co., No. 15-05165 (E.D. Pa. April 6, 2017 Pappert, J.), the court granted the carrier summary judgment in a claim arising out of allegations of poor investigation and claims handling by…
Rank this Week: 3572

Spencer Law Firm Trust, Estate and…

Spencer Law Firm Trust, Estate and Tax Law Blog

Covers probate and estate planning in Pennsylvania.

http://www.spencerlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Spousal Consent or Who Owns your Retirement Plan?

    Spousal Consent or Who Owns your Retirement Plan?
    In general, property law is state law. There are a few exceptions and one of them is Spousal Consent to change a beneficiary on qualified plans. Many employees are surprised to find out that they must name their spouse as...
  • Jun 27

    Snowbirds and Taxe

    Snowbirds and Taxe
    Where you live and where you are taxed.  Many folks like to spend the cold winter months in Florida, or some other warm state, and return to northern climates for the summer. Many of these folks think that their...
  • Jun 4

    Stay Away From Expensive Joint Accounts!

    Stay Away From Expensive Joint Accounts!
    Few things cause more trouble than titling assets jointly, especially bank accounts. What does it mean if your name is on someone else's bank account? It depends. For all deposit accounts, the rights of the parties to a multiple...
Rank this Week: 3389

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 13

    Set the stage at the beginning of the school year to be an effective co-parent

    Set the stage at the beginning of the school year to be an effective co-parent
    CommunicationUsing a shared Google calendar with the children’s upcoming school events can help both parents keep informed about back-to-school nights, sports or a holiday performance. However, utilizing a Google calendar takes…
  • Sep 11

    Until Payoff of Debt do us Part

    Until Payoff of Debt do us Part
    “I will just let him have the house.” If only it were so easy. After deciding child custody, the next biggest issue facing virtually all parties who are divorcing is what to do with the marital home. Unfortunately, divesting…
Rank this Week: 3122

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/
Rank this Week: 3917

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/
  • Sep 15

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Denies DUI Defendant Post-Conviction Relief

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Denies DUI Defendant Post-Conviction Relief
    A defendant appealed from the February 23, 2016 order entered in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, denying his petitions filed under the Post Conviction Relief Act (“PCRA“). This month, the Pennsylvania Superior Court…
  • Sep 1

    Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Upholds DUI Defendant’s License Suspension

    Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Upholds DUI Defendant’s License Suspension
    A defendant appealed from a 2017 trial court order denying his appeal from a suspension of his driving privileges imposed by the Bureau of Driver’s Licensing. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania affirmed the order. In May 2016, two…
  • Aug 15

    Superior Court Holds Pennsylvania DUI Defendant Received a Prompt Trial

    Superior Court Holds Pennsylvania DUI Defendant Received a Prompt Trial
    A defendant appealed from the July 2016 judgment of sentence entered in the McKean County Court of Common Pleas following his convictions for DUI and careless driving. The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed. The defendant raised one issue…
Rank this Week: 1625

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses accidents and injuries. By Edith A. Pearce.

http://philadelphiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Negligent Security at Philadelphia Hotel

    Negligent Security at Philadelphia Hotel
    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 300If you have been assaulted or injured…
  • Aug 31

    Did a DUI driver Really Hit 27 Cars?

    Did a DUI driver Really Hit 27 Cars?
    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 300On Saturday, August 26, 2017, a man…
  • Nov 27

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident
    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 300Government studies estimate that…
Rank this Week: 404

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/
  • Sep 13

    Junk It

    Junk It
    How to Cut Junk Mail and Phone Calls Down to Size Older Adults are juicy targets for marketers. Most marketing offers you get by mail are legitimate and are just “junk” to you. It seems that more and more of the unsolicited phone calls…
  • Sep 8

    How to Protect your Money from Nursing Home Cost

    How to Protect your Money from Nursing Home Cost
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  • Sep 3

    Legal Planning for Aging Parent

    Legal Planning for Aging Parent
    The following tips for children of aging parents are from Tammy Weber, managing attorney of the Pennsylvania law firm of Marshall, Parker and Weberhttp://www.paelderlaw.com/10-tips-children-aging-parents/ Being prepared for a crisis as…
Rank this Week: 2802

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Update on Overtime and Minimum Wage in PA

    Update on Overtime and Minimum Wage in PA
    At the end of August only a few days before Labor Day, a federal judge struck down the new rule issued by the Labor Department during the Obama administration to make more than 4 million workers eligible for time and a half overtime by…
  • Sep 12

    NTSB Details Tesla’s Role in First Self-Driving Car Fatality

    NTSB Details Tesla’s Role in First Self-Driving Car Fatality
    The National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing today concerning the Florida self-driving car accident in May 2016 that resulted in the nation’s first fatality involving an auto-driving system. According to media reports, the…
  • Sep 12

    Precious Metals Fraud Takes Customers for $290 Million

    Precious Metals Fraud Takes Customers for $290 Million
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action against one of the largest precious metals fraud cases in its history. In light of that action, we thought it important to remind victims and industry professionals…
Rank this Week: 1976

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/
  • Sep 13

    Hit and Run Injury

    Hit and Run Injury
    Philadelphia hit and run injury lawyer If you have been injured by a hit and run driver, you need someone that can help. Medical bills from a hit and run... Read More The post Hit and Run Injury appeared first on Kane & Silverman P.C..
  • Aug 23

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer
    SEPTA Commuter Train Crash Commuter train crash details. On August 22, 2017, in Philadelphia, a commuter train crashed into a parked train. Over 30 passengers sustained injuries. Floors of both... Read More The post Commuter Train Crash…
  • Aug 23

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer
    SEPTA Commuter Train Crash Commuter train crash details. On August 22, 2017, in Philadelphia, a commuter train crashed into a parked train. Over 30 passengers sustained injuries. Floors of both... Read More The post Commuter Train Crash…
Rank this Week: 1624

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

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

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?
    With all the discussion of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and our own Governor Tom Wolfe telling the media that “we ought to decriminalize marijuana use,” it might be easy to think that the criminal penalties related to…
  • Sep 6

    Is Cyber Bullying By My Spouse Grounds for a Restraining/Protective Order in Pennsylvania?

    Is Cyber Bullying By My Spouse Grounds for a Restraining/Protective Order in Pennsylvania?
    One of the downsides of the technological advances of the internet is that it has given dangerous individuals another way of spreading intimidation and fear, and perhaps led others who might not make such threats in person to feel empowered…
  • Aug 21

    How Qualified is a Public Defender to Take on My Case?

    How Qualified is a Public Defender to Take on My Case?
    Anyone who has never seen a police-based TV show know that criminal defendants are all apprised of their right to an attorney, and that “if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you…” And, based on a…
Rank this Week: 2230

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/
  • Sep 12

    IP Claims Fail Against ISP for Merely Hosting Infringing Material

    IP Claims Fail Against ISP for Merely Hosting Infringing Material
    In Parker v. Paypal, the court dismissed an individual author’s suit against Amazon for hosting an infringing copy of his copyrighted work, deciding that ISPs actions in merely hosting the infringing work did not cause "in some…
  • Jul 27

    Don’t Assume Post-Registration Invoices for Trademark Fees Are Legitimate

    Don’t Assume Post-Registration Invoices for Trademark Fees Are Legitimate
    Following up on the USPTO's public roundtable on "Fraudulent and Misleading Solicitations to Trademark Owners", this post analyzes how to recognize fraudulent fee solicitations (invoices) and what to do when you receive them. The post…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 339

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

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

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Sep 12

    Government Agency Coordination Office – PTAC: Understanding Debriefings and Protest

    Government Agency Coordination Office – PTAC: Understanding Debriefings and Protest
    1:00-2:00 PM EDT On September 20th, the California University of Pennsylvania Government Agency Coordination Office – Procurement Technical Assistance Center is hosting a webinar on all aspects of the protest process taught by…
  • Jun 26

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

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

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

    The End is Near for “Fair Play and Safe Workplaces”
    Last month, we outlined Congress’ plan to block the implementation of President Obama’s Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order. Today, we report that the prognosis has grown even more grim for the former President’s…
Rank this Week: 482

In the Zone

In the Zone

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

https://zoningandlanduselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 11

    OBTAINING PENNDOT RIGHT OF WAY AS A CONDITION TO OBTAIN YOUR HOP

    OBTAINING PENNDOT RIGHT OF WAY AS A CONDITION TO OBTAIN YOUR HOP
    If your development projects fronts on a state road, then it is likely that you will need a Highway Occupancy Permit (“HOP”) from PennDOT. If you need a HOP from PennDOT, then it is very likely that you will need to improve one or…
  • Aug 28

    Court Dismisses Developer’s Claim Against Township for Damage

    Court Dismisses Developer’s Claim Against Township for Damage
      In the case of Cardinal Crossing v. Marple Township, the PA Commonwealth Court was faced with the issue of whether a developer, who spends substantial funds on a development, in reliance on statements of support from a committee formed…
  • Aug 23

    A/B SEPTIC SYSTEMS ARE BACK IN PLAY FOR PLANNING MODULE APPROVAL FOR NEW PROJECTS

    A/B SEPTIC SYSTEMS ARE BACK IN PLAY FOR PLANNING MODULE APPROVAL FOR NEW PROJECTS
    Governor Tom Wolf signed into law, on July 20, 2017, Act 26, which amended the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act concerning the use of alternate sewage systems for purposes of obtaining planning module approval from DEP for a new project.…
Rank this Week: 944

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Equifax Data Breach

    Equifax Data Breach
    Typing The recent Equifax data breach has been called the worst personal data breach in history. Over 143 million people have been affected.  Experts are saying that is it safer to assume you were affected and take preventative measures…
  • Aug 15

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification
    Employment Eligibility Verification Form The I-9 form is used by employers to verify both the identity and eligibility of individuals for employment in the United States.  The new form goes into effect on September 18, 2017.  You…
  • Jul 18

    Non-Disclosure Agreements – Employee Solicitation

    Non-Disclosure Agreements – Employee Solicitation
    Non-Disclosure Agreements – Protect Your Employees This week I reviewed three Non-Disclosure Agreements and was surprised when two of the NDAs were silent regarding employee solicitation. Working with clients over the years I have found…
Rank this Week: 4113

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

By the Wieand Law Firm.

http://www.wieandlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Pennsylvania Cracking Down on Nursing Home Violations, Spike in Fines Show

    Pennsylvania Cracking Down on Nursing Home Violations, Spike in Fines Show
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) is responsible for nursing home oversight. When a nursing home violation occurs, such as an employee engaging in nursing home abuse, the DOH has authority to penalize the home with fines or other…
  • Aug 22

    42 Passengers Injured in West Philadelphia SEPTA Train Accident

    42 Passengers Injured in West Philadelphia SEPTA Train Accident
    The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, better known as SEPTA, carries over 300 million passengers each year. Most SEPTA trips end safely, but serious accidents occasionally occur. One such accident took place this morning,…
  • Aug 8

    Congratulations to Brittany Courville! Recipient of Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017

    Congratulations to Brittany Courville! Recipient of Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017
    The Wieand Law Firm LLC is proud to announce that Brittany Courville is this year’s winner of the Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017. About the Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017 Winner Brittany received her undergraduate degree in English from…
Rank this Week: 736

Elman Technology Law

Elman Technology Law

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

http://elman.com
  • Sep 10

    Our Recent Talk

    Our Recent Talk
    June 22, 2017  Gerry gave the Keynote Breakfast Speech on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things and then participated in a panel discussing Government Cybersecurity Issues and Cyber Threat at the CIO Government Technology…
  • Jul 18

    Educating the Community and Ourselves – June 2017

    Educating the Community and Ourselves – June 2017
    Elman Technology Law attorneys continue to speak and write about various topics.  Recently, two of our attorneys (Gerry Elman and Josh Waterston) have been speaking about cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and more.  Josh…
  • Jul 18

    Gerry’s keynote presentation to the 2017 CIO Government Technology Conference

    Gerry’s keynote presentation to the 2017 CIO Government Technology Conference
    On June 22, 2017  Gerry gave the Keynote Breakfast Speech on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things and then participated in a panel discussing Government Cybersecurity Issues and Cyber Threats, at the CIO Government…
Rank this Week: 3733

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    What Do I Do If I am Unable to File My Bi-Weekly Unemployment Claim in Pennsylvania?

    What Do I Do If I am Unable to File My Bi-Weekly Unemployment Claim in Pennsylvania?
    PHILADELPHIA EMPLOYMENT LAWYERNeed Legal Help With a Severance Agreement?John Gallagher's Philadelphia Area Law Firm NegotiatesAll Types of Employment Contracts610-647-5027 or jag@johnagallagher.comPhiladelphia area employment…
  • Sep 6

    IS A RECOVERY IN AN FMLA CASE SUBJECT TO WITHHOLDING TAXES OR IS IT 1099 INCOME?

    IS A RECOVERY IN AN FMLA CASE SUBJECT TO WITHHOLDING TAXES OR IS IT 1099 INCOME?
    DISCLAIMER:  I am NOT a licensed tax attorney; I have never received any formal training relating to the Internal Revenue Code or any topic raised herein.  This Post is based solely upon my interpretation of the cases and…
  • Sep 2

    How Do I Appeal a Pennsylvania Unemployment Referee Decision?

    How Do I Appeal a Pennsylvania Unemployment Referee Decision?
    Appealing an Unemployment Referee Decision to the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Board of ReviewA claimant has three separate opportunities to appeal a Pennsylvania unemployment decision that is against his/her interest. Click Hereto…
Rank this Week: 2516

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

By Reiff & Bily.

http://www.reiffandbily.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    The Statute of Limitations on Car Accident In...

    The Statute of Limitations on Car Accident In...
    Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries in the United States and Pennsylvania is no exception. In 2016, there were 129,395 reportable traffic crashes in Pennsylvania. These crashes claimed the lives of 1,188 people and injured another…
  • Sep 8

    Teen Worker Dies at Six Flags Great Adventure

    Teen Worker Dies at Six Flags Great Adventure
    Amusement parks are typical settings for fun times and relaxed group activities. Usually a trip to a theme park or state fair means getting your mind off whatever may be causing you stress and even enjoying a safe thrill. Unfortunately, due…
  • Aug 29

    The Season with the Most Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

    The Season with the Most Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
    Driving is a dangerous activity during any month or season. However, statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) make it clear that some months are much more dangerous than others. Certain months see…
Rank this Week: 758

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Nursing Home Abuse Going Unreported

    Nursing Home Abuse Going Unreported
    More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients went unreported to police, according to a government audit. These unreported cases violate a federal law requiring immediate notification of nursing…
  • Aug 22

    16 State Attorneys General Opposing Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

    16 State Attorneys General Opposing Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is part of a coalition of 16 State Attorneys General and the Attorney General from the District of Columbia who sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hoping to…
  • Aug 4

    Pennsylvania Fining Nursing Homes at Higher Rate

    Pennsylvania Fining Nursing Homes at Higher Rate
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health has levied $816,000 in fines against nursing home providers already in the first half of 2017. That is more than double the $407,450 in fines handed out in 2016.  The department also handed out fines…
Rank this Week: 4612

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

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

https://www.cordiscosaile.com/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Michael Saile is a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania

    Michael Saile is a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania
    “The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) names Attorney Michael L. Saile, Jr. as one of the “10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys”. LANGHORNE, PA, September 01, 2017 (Via…
  • Mar 18

    Pennsylvania Motorcycle Laws Bucks County Bikers Should Know

    Pennsylvania Motorcycle Laws Bucks County Bikers Should Know
    It’s important to understand Pennsylvania motorcycle laws if you operate a motorcycle in Newtown, PA. If in an accident, call : 215-642-2335. The post Pennsylvania Motorcycle Laws Bucks County Bikers Should Know appeared first on…
  • Feb 18

    Best and Worst States for Drivers: Pennsylvania Among the Best, New Jersey Among the Worst

    Best and Worst States for Drivers: Pennsylvania Among the Best, New Jersey Among the Worst
    According to a Bankrate.com ranking of best and worst states for drivers, Pennsylvania was one of the best states while New Jersey was one of the worst. The post Best and Worst States for Drivers: Pennsylvania Among the Best, New Jersey Among…
Rank this Week: 1226

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://www.getfreeofbills.com/blog/
  • Sep 5

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case
    Filing for bankruptcy is a big decision and it is important that you know how to choose the right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your case. Although it is an excellent way for honest people to get a financial fresh start, it is still a trying time for…
  • Mar 10

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
  • Mar 10

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
Rank this Week: 1833

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Covers issues in social media and employment law. By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.socialmediaemploymentlawblog.com
  • Sep 5

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released
    The time is now… To celebrate the return to work from the long holiday weekend (for those who have), I’ve just released my new “Employment Law Now” podcast episode. Today, I talk about employer obligations after…
  • Aug 21

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released
    A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released. Today’s episode is about policies, policies, policies: employees engaging in political activity outside the workplace, disclosure of customer…
  • Aug 4

    Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    Been waiting anxiously for this for two weeks? A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today! In today’s episode, I update you on the DOL’s significant next step on the road toward…
Rank this Week: 3421

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 5

    Trump Administration Announces End to DACA

    Trump Administration Announces End to DACA
    Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announced that the Trump administration will begin phasing out Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (“DACA”). The decision to begin to unwind DACA will affect approximately 800,000…
  • Aug 22

    U.S. Department of State to Temporarily Halt Nonimmigrant Visa Processing in Russia

    U.S. Department of State to Temporarily Halt Nonimmigrant Visa Processing in Russia
    On August 21, 2017, the U.S. Department of State announced a temporary suspension of nonimmigrant visa services in Russia. The move comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on July 30th, 2017, that he was expelling 755 employees…
  • Jul 18

    Government Announces A One-Time Increase in H-2B Visa

    Government Announces A One-Time Increase in H-2B Visa
    On July 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), along with the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), published a final rule increasing the number of H-2B visas available for the 2017 fiscal year by…
Rank this Week: 417

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Police Need a Warrant for a DUI Blood Test, Even If You’re Unconsciou

    Police Need a Warrant for a DUI Blood Test, Even If You’re Unconsciou
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the police cannot draw your blood without your permission–even if you are unconscious–unless they have a warrant. Only in certain emergency situations where obtaining a warrant is not…
  • Aug 28

    New Law For First Time DUIs in Pennsylvania

    New Law For First Time DUIs in Pennsylvania
    On August 25th, 2017, a new law for first time DUI offenders in Pennsylvania went into effect. This law will order anyone convicted of a DUI for the first time with a blood alcohol content or BAC level of greater than .10 to install an... The…
  • Aug 25

    Pennsylvania Sixth in Nation for Internet Crime

    Pennsylvania Sixth in Nation for Internet Crime
    Many people use the Internet to access information, stay connected with family and friends, and for other legitimate purposes. However, online hackers, as well as those who use the Internet for other unlawful means, do exist. A recent report…
Rank this Week: 1777

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Aug 31

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case
    Disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud in the construction industry is a topic frequently covered on this blog.  My posts on DBE fraud are some of my most read posts and the ones that generate the most questions from readers and…
  • Aug 13

    Is the City of Philadelphia’s DBE Program Unconstitional?

    Is the City of Philadelphia’s DBE Program Unconstitional?
    Probably.  Based on the City’s 2016 Disparity Study the City DBE program is no longer being used to remedy past discrimination but to further a political agenda designed to direct maximum public funds to female and minority…
  • Aug 13

    Using Social Media to Defeat a Union Election

    Using Social Media to Defeat a Union Election
    Businesses engage customers and clients online more than ever.  Now, your online strategy needs to include a plan to combat union organizing.  Unions have been ahead of the game on using social media and the internet to support…
Rank this Week: 3058

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/
  • Aug 30

    How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?

    How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?
    Social Security defines disability as an “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity” because of a physical or mental impairment. In short, to be disabled, you must be unable to work. However, Social Security defines…
  • Aug 30

    How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?

    How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?
    Social Security defines disability as an “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity” because of a physical or mental impairment. In short, to be disabled, you must be unable to work. However, Social Security defines…
  • Aug 15

    How does ERISA Affect Long Term Disability?

    How does ERISA Affect Long Term Disability?
    ERISA is the acronym for The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. ERISA is a comprehensive and complicated federal law that was originally intended to protect employee pension plans. Since ERISA was enacted it has been amended…
Rank this Week: 1161

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

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

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 2560

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: 3310

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    Timeline to Launch a Franchise

    Timeline to Launch a Franchise
    You can't launch a successful franchise system in one night; however, it also shouldn't take a year. If you plan properly, hire the right professionals and understand the necessary steps it can be done in 4 to 6 months. Most people either…
  • Aug 16

    1851 Recognizes Tom Spadea as a 2017 Legal Player

    1851 Recognizes Tom Spadea as a 2017 Legal Player
    1851 Franchise completed their nominations of the best of the best attorneys in franchising (Legal Player Awards) for 2017, and our own Tom Spadea was selected as a recipient. As part of this award, 1851 interviewed Tom to learn more about…
  • Aug 11

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

    Tickets Available for Philadelphia Franchise Association's September Lunch &amp; Learn
    The Lunch & Learn for September is quickly approaching! Hosted by the Philadelphia Franchise Association, Lunch & Learn is a quarterly Q&A panel discussion and networking opportunity. Tickets for the event are available now. Come…
Rank this Week: 2931

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/
  • Aug 25

    Staying Safe While Working in the Summer Heat

    Staying Safe While Working in the Summer Heat
    The summer heat is in full force and every year dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat and/or humid conditions.  The construction industry is the occupation that is the most affected by the…
  • Jul 21

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guideline

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guideline
    In a recent decision the Pennsylvania Supreme Court found that the use of American Medical Association guidelines to determine whether an injured employee is partially or totally disabled violates the Pennsylvania Constitution. The decision…
  • Jul 20

    Three Pennsylvania Companies Accused of Violations of Workers’ Compensation Act

    Three Pennsylvania Companies Accused of Violations of Workers’ Compensation Act
    Employees of Advanced Oilfield Services L.L.C., Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc., and Wizzard Drain Cleaning L.L.C. have claimed that the companies failed to pay for overtime wages for workers. Employers failing to pay proper wages for hours worked is…
Rank this Week: 4458

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Dozens Injured in Philadelphia Train Accident

    Dozens Injured in Philadelphia Train Accident
    More than 33 people were injured, at least 4 of them seriously, when a high-speed train crashed into an empty train at a suburban station near Philadelphia early August 22.  One passenger described it as a “bloody…
  • Aug 3

    August is National Back to School Month

    August is National Back to School Month
    The beginning of August fast approaches, and that means that summer is ending for students across the country. With the start of school comes increased road traffic from school buses and teen drivers, as well as plenty of children on…
  • Aug 1

    Pennsylvania Legislature Working on New Laws for Self-Driving Car

    Pennsylvania Legislature Working on New Laws for Self-Driving Car
    For the last several years various companies have worked to make self-driving cars a reality. Google has been working on a self-driving car since 2009. Automaker Tesla has gone a step further, their “Autopilot” feature has been…
Rank this Week: 2275

Joe Mitchell Attorney Blog

Joe Mitchell Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury, DUI, state and federal crimes, auto accidents, workplace injury, and medical malpractice.

http://www.joemitchellattorney.com/free-info/blog/
Rank this Week: 483