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Ahead of the Class

Ahead of the Class

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

http://classactionblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 2451

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1759

Bickerton Law Blog

Bickerton Law Blog

Features updates and perspectives on Criminal Law. By Bickerton & Bickerton.

http://bickerton-law.com/bickerton-law-blog/
  • Dec 12

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing
    On October 20th, 2014, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law changing the way courts handle prior drunk driving (DUI) convictions at sentencing. In Pennsylvania, you face harsher punishments if you have prior DUI convictions.…
  • Oct 20

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act
    On December 20, 2012, the Adam Walsh Act (SORNA) required many individuals who were convicted of sex offenses but not classified as violent sex offenders to begin registering as sexual offenders.  A new law passed in…
  • Sep 17

    IN THE NEWS: PGH area man allegedly shoots and kills intruder

    IN THE NEWS: PGH area man allegedly shoots and kills intruder
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that a Munhall, PA man shot and killed a man who had broken into his garage.  After calling 911, the homeowner informed the intruder that the police were on their way.  Munhall police reports that…
Rank this Week: 4853

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jun 21

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine

    EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Law Affects US Busine
    The General Data Protection Regulation, more commonly known as the GDPR, replaced an inconsistent country by country approach to how companies were required to handle the personal data of European Union (EU) residents.  The EU Parliament…
Rank this Week: 4440

Business Law Blog

Business Law Blog

Covers business operations and real estate. By McKee Law Office.

http://mckeeoffice.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Seminar: Doing Business with the Commonwealth

    Seminar: Doing Business with the Commonwealth
    Event/Workshop Title:  Doing Business with the Commonwealth  Location:  Doylestown  Address:  252 W. Swamp Road Doylestown, PA 18901 Event Description:  Free Contracting Workshop for Small Business! Hosted by Economic & Business…
  • May 15

    How a member can force a nonprofit to involuntarily dissolve

    How a member can force a nonprofit to involuntarily dissolve
    The Court of Commonwealth issued a ruling in April that should serve as a warning to nonprofit boards in Pennsylvania.   Did you know that Pennsylvania law allows a member of a nonprofit to petition the court to involuntarily dissolve the…
  • May 14

    Hot Issues in Business Law: Patent Troll

    Hot Issues in Business Law: Patent Troll
    Hot Issues in Business LawTechnology giants have formed a new group to protect themselves from patent trolls.  Patent trolls are businesses who business model is to purchase key intellectual property then collect royalties from companies…
Rank this Week: 447

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Aug 22

    Director Cordray’s Op-Ed Disregards Many Inconvenient Fact

    Director Cordray’s Op-Ed Disregards Many Inconvenient Fact
    In an op-ed published in today’s New York Times, CFPB Director Richard Cordray argues against congressional repeal of the agency’s final arbitration rule by “correcting the record.”  He contends that the…
  • Aug 22

    D.C. accepting student loan servicer license applications; CT adopts student loan servicing standard

    D.C. accepting student loan servicer license applications; CT adopts student loan servicing standard
    D.C. License Applications. The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking recently started to accept applications and transition fillings for a Student Loan Servicer License on the National Mortgage Licensing System…
  • Aug 22

    DOJ confirms termination of Operation Chokepoint; OCC welcomes DOJ statement

    DOJ confirms termination of Operation Chokepoint; OCC welcomes DOJ statement
    In a letter dated August 16, 2017 to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Assistant U.S. Attorney General Stephen Boyd stated that “[a]ll of the [DOJ’s] bank investigations conducted as part of Operation Chokepoint…
Rank this Week: 3560

Class Action Attorneys Blog

Class Action Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law and consumer class-action cases. By Pogust Braslow Millrood.

http://www.classactionattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
Rank this Week: 4798

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

Consumer Class Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.consumerclasslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    A Bunch of Hot Air – The AC in GMC and Chevy Trucks Simply Does Not Work

    A Bunch of Hot Air – The AC in GMC and Chevy Trucks Simply Does Not Work
    If you own a GMC or Chevrolet vehicle, you may have noticed that the air conditioning is not…well…working. You are not alone, as a number of consumers have complained that their GMC and Chevrolet vehicles pumped out only hot…
  • Jul 10

    LG Washers Off Balance with UE Error Code

    LG Washers Off Balance with UE Error Code
    “This washer is supposed to be top of the line material!” This type of frustration has been voiced by a significant number of LG washer owners during the past few years. LG promotes their washers as “energy efficient”…
  • Jun 12

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?

    Feeling Lost in Your Mazda?
    Generally, when you buy a car and are promised a feature—like air conditioning, satellite radio, or navigation—you expect that feature to continue to work/exist AFTER you take your car off the lot. Well, this expectation seems not…
Rank this Week: 2297

CyberInquirer

CyberInquirer

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

http://cyberinquirer.com
  • May 1

    7th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Article III Standing for P.F. Chang’s Plaintiff

    7th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Article III Standing for P.F. Chang’s Plaintiff
    On April 14, 2016, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reinstated plaintiffs’ action against P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain that arose out of the well-reported breach of payment card information. The action was previously…
  • Apr 24

    Insurers: Assert Your Subrogation Right

    Insurers: Assert Your Subrogation Right
    The following column was first published in 2012. It is as fresh today as it was then. Its time to take it to heart. Rick It is axiomatic to say that insurance products evolve. Indeed, like virtually every organic structure, its development,…
  • Apr 13

    Fourth Circuit Rules GL Insurer Has Duty To Defend Data Breach Claim

    Fourth Circuit Rules GL Insurer Has Duty To Defend Data Breach Claim
    In a brief, unpublished decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a ruling that Travelers must defend Portal Healthcare Solutions in an underlying lawsuit involving the disclosure of confidential medical records on…
Rank this Week: 4625

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

Cyberinsurance Law Blog

News and comments on Business Law. By Jordan M. Rand.

http://www.databreachninja.com/
  • Jul 11

    “I’m a Little Short – Gladly Pay You Tuesday?”

    “I’m a Little Short – Gladly Pay You Tuesday?”
    Solvency.  It means you can pay your tab.  Cyber attacks are occurring with greater frequency and effectiveness, resulting in an ever-increasing bill.  The cyberinsurance market is booming, but will policy premiums and carrier…
  • Feb 23

    “3 Tips for Public Pension Funds”

    “3 Tips for Public Pension Funds”
    On Tuesday, I was privileged to be part of a panel discussing cyberinsurance for public pension funds at Kessler Topaz’s Evolving Fiduciary Obligations for Institutional Investors conference, joining Victoria Hale, General Counsel of…
  • Feb 23

    “3 Tips for Public Pension Funds”

    “3 Tips for Public Pension Funds”
    On Tuesday, I was privileged to be part of a panel discussing cyberinsurance for public pension funds at Kessler Topaz’s Evolving Fiduciary Obligations for Institutional Investors conference, joining Victoria Hale, General Counsel of…
Rank this Week: 2164

Debtors' Advocate Blog

Debtors' Advocate Blog

Covers bankruptcy, credit scores and mortgages. By Kimberly A. Coleman.

http://debtorsadvocateblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3862

Dialysis Injury Lawyer Blog

Dialysis Injury Lawyer Blog

By Heavens Law Offices.

http://www.dialysisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Healthy Lifestyle May Help Dialysis Patients Live Longer

    Healthy Lifestyle May Help Dialysis Patients Live Longer
    April 8, 2013--Washington, DC--According to a new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, certain lifestyle factors can prolong the lives of individuals who are suffering from chronic kidney disease or…
  • Apr 3

    Dialysis Facilities Examine ESRD QIP Requirements for 2016

    Dialysis Facilities Examine ESRD QIP Requirements for 2016
    March 27, 2013--Washington, D.C.--The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published proposed rules for reporting and assessment of dialysis centers each year. These standards outline requirements for those who provide End-Stage…
  • Mar 28

    Study Finds Correlation Between Protein Levels and Kidney Disease Death

    Study Finds Correlation Between Protein Levels and Kidney Disease Death
    March 23, 2013--Alberta, Canada--A new study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases outlines the correlations between proteinuria, or excessive protein in the urine, and mortality among kidney disease patients. The study…
Rank this Week: 3307

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/
  • Aug 20

    Car Accident? What the heck is Limited Tort?!

    Car Accident? What the heck is Limited Tort?!
    I can’t tell you how many times a new client recently involved in an automobile accident comes into our offices and states “Thank goodness I have full coverage”. Their hearts sink when a cursory review of their insurance…
  • Aug 17

    The Dangers of using Social Media after a Car Accident Injury Claim

    The Dangers of using Social Media after a Car Accident Injury Claim
    Like it or not, social media is central to the way that many people conduct themselves in today’s society. While this can often bring good things into your life, adding to and not taking away, social media can be extremely damaging to a…
  • Mar 31

    DLP Launches New, Redesigned Website

    DLP Launches New, Redesigned Website
    Dougherty Leventhal & Price, LLP, a national, full-service law firm specializing in Personal Injury, is thrilled to announce the launch of its completely redesigned law firm website, www.DLPlaw.com. This new website highlights…
Rank this Week: 2711

Elman Technology Law

Elman Technology Law

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

http://elman.com
  • 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…
  • Jun 15

    “The Glacier is Too Cold” – Protecting Your Right to Complain

    “The Glacier is Too Cold” – Protecting Your Right to Complain
    Can a business prevent an unreasonable customer from posting a negative (and unfair) online review to Yelp, Facebook, Amazon, or other online platform? For example, a reviewer wrote, “Do Not Camp Anywhere Near Here – You Will…
Rank this Week: 109

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    FINRA Arbitration Awards for Broker U5 Defamation Claim

    FINRA Arbitration Awards for Broker U5 Defamation Claim
    U5 Arbitration Lawyer for Brokers In PennsylvaniaIf You Are the Victim of an Erroneous, Misleading or Libelous/Defamatory U5, You Can Sue for Substantial RemediesSecurities broker-dealers who are employed by securities firms are put in a…
  • Aug 9

    Brothers Joe Hammond Live in Malvern, PA This Week and Next

    Brothers Joe Hammond Live in Malvern, PA This Week and Next
    Local Boys Make Good - Charlie and Sam Gallagher are Brothers Joe HammondLive at Locust Lane Craft Brewery August 10, August 12 and August 17, 2017They are very talented, play multiple instruments each, and play a pretty diverse playlist.…
  • Aug 6

    Securities Broker Disputes under FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration – U5 Defamation Claim

    Securities Broker Disputes under FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration – U5 Defamation Claim
    Have You Been Subjected to an Erroneous or Defamatory U5?U5s Can be DevastatingThe law requires that a Form U5 be filed any time a securities broker-dealer is involuntarily separated from his/her employment with a securities firm.  This…
Rank this Week: 93

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

Covers employment and labor law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. By Hill Wallack LLP.

http://www.pa-nj-employmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2404

ericsuter.net

ericsuter.net

A litigator's blog with numerous other interests slipped in.

http://ericsuter.tumblr.com/
  • Nov 9

    From the Shelve

    From the Shelve
    War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy My rating: 4 of 5 stars A times an evocative pleasure, at times a...
  • Oct 17

    Rebranding

    Rebranding
    In honor of the Gap’s silly new logo: Gap yourself here.
  • Oct 15

    From the Shelve

    From the Shelve
    The Battle of Alamein: Turning Point, World War II by John Bierman My rating: 3 of 5 stars The...
Rank this Week: 4489

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/
  • Aug 17

    Unsafe driving activities that can injure or kill people

    Unsafe driving activities that can injure or kill people
    Driving safely is a duty that all drivers should uphold. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. For some drivers, trying to hurry up and get to their destination is the most important thing -- even if it means putting...
  • Aug 11

    Hold distracted drivers accountable for harming you in a crash

    Hold distracted drivers accountable for harming you in a crash
    The jolt of a car crash is something that is rather shocking. Many people who are struck by other vehicles never see the accident coming. This means that you don't have time to brace yourself. In these cases, you...
  • Jul 31

    Hashtags show startling Instagram use behind the wheel

    Hashtags show startling Instagram use behind the wheel
    Hashtags are used to sort posts on social media, allowing people to label them so that other users can search through those labels. The Auto Insurance Center noticed that people tended to use specific hashtags if they were taking...
Rank this Week: 2590

Failed Evidence

Failed Evidence

Covers arrests, prosecutions, and news relating to: criminal court cases, scientific evidence, eyewitness evidence, exonerated convicts, innocence, injustice, and the law enforcement system's general resistance to science. By David A. Harris.

http://failedevidence.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3362

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

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

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

    Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyer Candice Komar Appears on PCNC ‘NightTalk’

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

    Pollock Begg Family Law Attorneys, Staff Volunteer at Rainbow Kitchen

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

    Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines Are Revised – February 2017

    Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines Are Revised – February 2017
    Parents who are receiving child support in Pennsylvania might get a small raise in 2017 — if they negotiate or go to court under the new Pennsylvania child support guidelines, effective May 1, 2017.  To find if you might might be…
Rank this Week: 4068

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

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

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

    GovBizConnect 4-Part Webinar Series: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017

    GovBizConnect 4-Part Webinar Series: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017
    Event Flyer GovBizConnect presents Cohen Seglias Partners Ed DeLisle and Maria Panichelli in a 4-part educational webinar series, GovCon Basics: Doing Business with the Federal Government in 2017. February 15, 2017…
Rank this Week: 377

Gay Chacker & MIttin Personal…

Gay Chacker & MIttin Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury news in the city of Philadelphia.

http://www.gaychackermittin.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Workout Injuries: When Might a Gym Be Held Liable?

    Workout Injuries: When Might a Gym Be Held Liable?
    During gym exercise, weight training, or group classes, one wrong movement can cause workout injuries ranging from temporary pain to a problem that requires surgery. Common injuries at the gym include: Knee pain and injuries Tendonitis Back…
  • May 7

    Taking Action After Sustaining Workplace Injurie

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

    Pennsylvania Laws that Help Prevent Bicycle Accident

    Pennsylvania Laws that Help Prevent Bicycle Accident
    A bicycle is no match for a two-ton motor vehicle in the event of a collision. A split-second, poor decision on the road can kill a bike rider or cause catastrophic injuries, and it happens too often in Pennsylvania. Sadly, more than 1,200…
Rank this Week: 2302

Green Building Law

Green Building Law

Covers legal issues related to green building and sustainable development. By Shari Shapiro.

http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom
    Better air quality or slower adoption of building codes? Like a rebellious teenager, Utah is having an identity crisis over building codes. The answer, of course, is to listen to mom. According to Ingrid Griffee, executive director of Utah…
  • Jul 27

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom
    Better air quality or slower adoption of building codes? Like a rebellious teenager, Utah is having an identity crisis over building codes. The answer, of course, is to listen to mom. According to Ingrid Griffee, executive director of Utah…
  • Jul 20

    Stay-ing Alive: Staying Clean Power Plan compliance may derail it permanently

    Stay-ing Alive: Staying Clean Power Plan compliance may derail it permanently
    There is chatter that the Clean Power Plan Final Rule will be released in early August, but also a strong effort to delay implementation until the various legal challenges are resolved. The stay could be imposed either judicially or…
Rank this Week: 1258

Harpst Ross Ltd. Construction Law…

Harpst Ross Ltd. Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues and news affecting the construction industry.

http://www.harpstross.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1793

Hazen Law Group Blog

Hazen Law Group Blog

Covers estate planning, elder care and disability planning.

http://www.hazenlawgroup.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1843

Health Law Blog

Health Law Blog

Covers Medicare, Medicaid, audits, compliance and identity theft. By Martin Law Firm.

http://www.jbmartinlaw.com/blogs/health-law/
  • Jan 26

    Medicare Signature Guidelines for 2015

    Medicare Signature Guidelines for 2015
    For medical review purposes, Medicare requires that services provided or ordered must be authenticated by the ordering provider. The medical records must be complete and signed by the provider. There are two acceptable signature methods,…
  • Aug 10

    PA Supreme Court Denies State Farm’s Appeal In Chiropractors’ Delegation Case

    PA Supreme Court Denies State Farm’s Appeal In Chiropractors’ Delegation Case
    On July 30, 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied State Farm’s petition for an appeal in the case of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al. v. Robert J. Cavoto, Jr., et al. (No. 943 MAL 2011).  State Farm…
  • Jun 5

    New Electronic Signature Process for Social Security Form SSA-827

    New Electronic Signature Process for Social Security Form SSA-827
    Adults applying for disability benefits online will now “click and sign” the SSA-827 as part of the electronic application process.  Upon execution of this process, an image of the electronically signed form immediately…
Rank this Week: 1980

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • 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…
  • Apr 5

    Trump Administration Announces Crackdown H-1B Visa Fraud

    Trump Administration Announces Crackdown H-1B Visa Fraud
    President Trump ran his presidential campaign on a pledge to protect the jobs of American workers. As part of this pledge, President Trump routinely on the campaign trail said that he wanted to limit legal immigration to the United States.…
Rank this Week: 1672

In the Zone

In the Zone

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

https://zoningandlanduselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 3

    LIBOR to Disappear

    LIBOR to Disappear
    Kevin Scott writes: In case you missed it last week, The Wall Street Journal and others reported (sub. req.) that the rate index LIBOR is going to be discontinued by the end of 2021. LIBOR has been the base index for most all variable…
  • Aug 1

    MPC Permits a Private Cause of Action to Enforce a SALDO

    MPC Permits a Private Cause of Action to Enforce a SALDO
    In a case caption Smith v. Ivy Lee Real Estate, LLC, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania was faced with the question if Section 617 of the MPC permits a private cause of action to enforce a subdivision land development ordinance (SALDO).…
  • Jul 31

    PA Supreme Court Rules on School District Tax Appeal

    PA Supreme Court Rules on School District Tax Appeal
    In a recent Supreme Court of Pennsylvania case, captioned as Valley Forge Towers, taxpayer brought an action against the school district, as a taxing district, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief claiming that the school district…
Rank this Week: 1680

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: 3069

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Helpful Biblical Counsel on the Real Life Legal Situations You Face. By Stephen Bloom.

http://www.istherealawyerinthechurch.com
  • Nov 30

    NOTICE TO READERS: Suspending Activity on “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” Blawg

    NOTICE TO READERS: Suspending Activity on “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” Blawg
    Because of my recent election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I am suspending my activity here at “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” I have disabled the comment feature, but I intend to leave the static site available as a…
  • May 22

    Good News and Bad News: Primary Election Win Extends Blogging Break

    Good News and Bad News: Primary Election Win Extends Blogging Break
    Good news: I won the Republican primary election for the PA 199th District State House seat! Bad news: No time for blogging as my campaign for the November 2 general election is on! Please visit my campaign website.
  • Apr 20

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)
    I’m running for Pennsylvania State Legislature and will be focused on campaigning through election day, so I’m taking a break from new postings here until after May 18. Please visit my campaign website www.StephenLBloom.com Your prayers…
Rank this Week: 96

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 15

    Forms from Philadelphia Courts now easier to use!

    Forms from Philadelphia Courts now easier to use!
    The Philadelphia Courts have made access to forms easier and faster. The Forms Center is now organized by Division (Trial, Family, Orphans', Municipal, etc.) and then by subject matter.For example, pick Family Division, Domestic…
  • Aug 15

    New Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Tools in HeinOnline

    New Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Tools in HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.HeinOnline has just begun to work on new research tools and concepts that will help both novice and experienced researchers make the…
  • Aug 11

    Condo Law

    Condo Law
    Have a client with a condominium law question?  Jenkins can help with various Pennsylvania condominium law treatises.PBI's Hot Topics and Trends in Condominium and Homeowner Associations is a good starting point for an overview…
Rank this Week: 3713

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 176

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Discusses and analyzes Pennsylvania personal injury laws.

http://www.karphart.com
  • Jan 18

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck
    In this episode of Legal Talk, from January 18, 2008, host Stephen Karp discusses one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln with guest, Professor Brian Dirck, author of the new book “Lincoln the Lawyer.”
  • Jan 18

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008
    In this episode we discuss one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln.
  • Mar 29

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation
    Topics covered in this podcast: Peter Hart, legal talk, karp and hart, law, legal program, WCHE, motor vehicular law violations, traffic offenses, drunk driving, malpractice, Mark Lieberman, West Chester, practicing, Lieberman and Kohler,…
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Knight & Moskow, P.C. Blog

Knight & Moskow, P.C. Blog

Covers Pennsylvania family law and estate planning.

http://www.knightandmoskow.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Estate Planning For The Rich And The Not So Rich

    Estate Planning For The Rich And The Not So Rich
    There are very few of us that have the wealth of Gates or Buffet, so our estate planning will probably be vastly different from theirs. In fact Bill Gates is giving most of his fortune away to charity. However, just … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    Do I Need A Will?

    Do I Need A Will?
    Estate planning is important to everyone. None of us really know how long we will live. At every stage of life, past the age of 18, your will you should be either created, if you don’t have one, or it … Continue reading →
  • May 31

    Collaborative Family Law FAQ

    Collaborative Family Law FAQ
    In many cases collaborative law is very desirable for all parties involved. You might not have even realized that you could settle legal matters outside of a litigious court room, but it can be. The Basic Collaborative Law Process You…
Rank this Week: 2027

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/
  • Aug 15

    Don’t SaaS me! – What exactly is Software-as-a-Service?

    Don’t SaaS me! – What exactly is Software-as-a-Service?
    In an era of ever expanding uses for our smart devices, we know that we rely to some extent upon cloud based services. (I almost said smartphones until I responded to a text on my Huawei Watch while typing that sentence). These come in many…
  • Aug 1

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 2)

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 2)
    I recently discussed an important victory for farmers in the case of Branton v. Nicholas Meat, LLC. The Branton case also had another interesting discussion that should help all agricultural operations, even those that do not generate or use…
  • Jul 28

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 1)

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 1)
    Pennsylvania Courts just announced an important victory for farmers in the case of Branton v. Nicholas Meat, LLC. This case helps farmers that generate and use food processing waste (“FPW”).  It also helps any agricultural…
Rank this Week: 4629

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new
    Joseph Caraciolo, Esquire of Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. was featured in a video and article by Erika Shych of CBS 21 News on July 20, 2017. The focus of the media coverage was related to the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding…
  • Jul 20

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.
    SORNA determined to be an unconstitutional violation of ex post facto laws when applied to former Megan’s Law offenders In a decision issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on July 19, 2017, the Supreme Court held that imposing the…
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
Rank this Week: 3555

Law Office of Shawn N. Wright Blog

Law Office of Shawn N. Wright Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

http://shawnwrightlaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    IRS Trust Fund Recovery Debacle

    IRS Trust Fund Recovery Debacle
    IRS Trust Fund recovery penalties pertain to the payroll taxes withheld by an employer, and which are supposed to be paid over to the IRS regularly. These taxes are onerous, because they are not discharged in a bankruptcy filing, for example.…
  • Jan 26

    How to Approach the IRS about Your Tax Debt

    How to Approach the IRS about Your Tax Debt
    Here first is a cautionary tale on how not to fight the IRS on the matter of tax debts.  That would be the story of tax protestors, Ed and Elaine Brown from New Hampshire.   They are now residing in rent-free housing provided for by…
  • Dec 13

    Got IRS Debts? Why You Should Fix Your Student Loans First

    Got IRS Debts? Why You Should Fix Your Student Loans First
    If you have IRS income tax debts, you should consider working out a repayment plans for your Federal student loan debts first. Fresh Start Initiative In 2012, the IRS issued another phase of its well-known “Fresh Start Initiative”…
Rank this Week: 1810

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

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

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

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

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

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

    Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesse

    Bankruptcy Considerations for Small Businesse
    If you are a small business owner coping with mountains of debt, you might wonder whether bankruptcy is the best option. Small business bankruptcy is more complex than personal bankruptcy, and the repercussions can be different. It is…
Rank this Week: 1461

Law Offices of Samuel Fishman

Law Offices of Samuel Fishman

Discusses personal injury news and law.

http://myphiladelphiainjurylawyer.com/category/news/
  • Jan 2

    Pennsylvania Single Vehicle Accident

    Pennsylvania Single Vehicle Accident
    Pennsylvania Single Vehicle Accidents – 2013 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Report The 2013 results are in and there were nearly 40,000 single vehicle accident in the State of Pennsylvania! With a total number crashes of only…
  • Jan 2

    Northeast Philadelphia Car Accident

    Northeast Philadelphia Car Accident
    NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA CAR ACCIDENT – CAR CRASHES INTO SCHOOL A car in Northeast Philadelphia crashed into a school on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Police are still investigating the subject incident, but did release that a man was…
  • Jan 2

    Deadly Philadelphia Car Accident in Nicetown Section

    Deadly Philadelphia Car Accident in Nicetown Section
    A deadly Philadelphia car accident has occurred on Roosevelt Boulevard in the Nicetown section. According to police, the accident occurred at around 10:30 p.m. on December 28, 2014 near the Germantown / Wissahickon exit. The car, which was…
Rank this Week: 2190

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 8

    About that guy who got fired from Google for writing that memo . . . .

    About that guy who got fired from Google for writing that memo . . . .
    The SetupBy now, you have probably already heard about the Google engineer who got fired for writing that memo - you know, this one. The memo addressed controversial subjects, and concluded in part: Differences in distributions of traits…
  • Aug 7

    D.C. Circuit on Joint Employers (Sort Of)

    D.C. Circuit on Joint Employers (Sort Of)
    On Friday, the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in NLRB v. CNN. One of the issues was whether the NLRB applied the correct joint employer test.As readers of this blog know, the NLRB announced a new "refined" standard for joint employment in…
Rank this Week: 3845

Life in the Tax Lane

Life in the Tax Lane

Focuses on current developments in individual and small business taxation, including tax law and tips. By Stephen S. Photopoulos.

http://lifeinthetaxlane.com
  • Oct 10

    3 Tips for Dealing with Unfiled Tax Return

    3 Tips for Dealing with Unfiled Tax Return
    Tax season comes around every year whether you are ready or not.  Most people prepare and file their returns on time every year.  Maybe you are one of those people who, for any number of reasons, never got around to filing your…
  • Sep 30

    Here we go again! IRS set to begin using private collectors.

    Here we go again! IRS set to begin using private collectors.
    Have you ever noticed how some bad ideas tend to gain new life after a sufficient amount of time has passed for people to forget how bad they were the last time they were tried?  Well, the IRS is bringing back an oldie, but…
  • Sep 27

    IRS Testing Streamlined Processing of Installment Agreement

    IRS Testing Streamlined Processing of Installment Agreement
    The IRS is testing streamlined processing of certain installment agreements.
Rank this Week: 2363

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

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

    Convicted Felon Holds up Divorce

    Convicted Felon Holds up Divorce
    Click here for the story:http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/20170718_ap_d920145e16a7405691566f675aa12017.html
  • Jul 9

    Reducing Stress in a Divorce Case

    Reducing Stress in a Divorce Case
    Retired Judge Lawrence Jones (Superior Court, New Jersey), wrote an excellent article advising litigants how to combat stress and care for their emotional health and welfare during divorce.  You can read the article here: Divorce Related…
  • May 31

    Can the other parent prevent me from moving?

    Can the other parent prevent me from moving?
    The Pennsylvania Child Custody Statute includes specific and detailed requirements before a parent can relocate with their child. The relocating parent must send a notice to the other parent with details regarding the move.  The…
Rank this Week: 3247

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    When Will a Court Order a Patent Infringer to Stop Infringing?

    When Will a Court Order a Patent Infringer to Stop Infringing?
    If an infringer copies your patented invention, a judge should make them stop, right?   Not necessarily. An order from a judge directing someone to do or not do something (such as to stop infringing your patent) is called an…
  • Aug 11

    Ask Dr. Copyright about Postage Stamps, Public Artworks and Copyright Infringement

    Ask Dr. Copyright about Postage Stamps, Public Artworks and Copyright Infringement
    Dear Doc:   I’ve heard that when the Post Office makes a mistake in printing a stamp, they can really increase in value. I’ve also heard that the USPS made a whopper of a mistake that is headed for court soon. What can you…
  • Aug 4

    How to Pick a Trademark that Won’t be Rejected by the Patent and Trademark Office

    How to Pick a Trademark that Won’t be Rejected by the Patent and Trademark Office
    At Lipton, Weinberger & Husick, we spend a lot of time reviewing office actions issued to clients who filed trademarks on their own or with a trademark service like LegalZoom or Trademarkia. Registration services provide only the bare…
Rank this Week: 224

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: 4360

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Is Family Law Ready for the Concept of ‘Conscious Uncoupling’?

    Is Family Law Ready for the Concept of ‘Conscious Uncoupling’?
    After Gwyneth Paltrow announced her split from Chris Martin, the actress called the separation “conscious uncoupling.” This introduced couples to a more amicable way of divorcing. But are family lawyers ready for this concept? We…
  • Jul 12

    Charging an Ex Spouse Rent in Pennsylvania Divorce

    Charging an Ex Spouse Rent in Pennsylvania Divorce
    When can rent be charged to a Spouse living in the Marital Home Alone? Spouses that have been displaced from their marital home during divorce proceedings may find themselves put in the position of paying for a home they have no ability to…
  • Mar 13

    Is Bifurcation an Option?

    Is Bifurcation an Option?
    Is there something I can do to move my divorce along?  This is a question asked frequently when a divorce is dragging on.  Divorces can be drawn out  because the parties are unable to reach agreement,  because of…
Rank this Week: 3271