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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/
  • Oct 18

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Three

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Three
    What happens to my pets when I die? You can leave it up to your Executor to determine what happens to them.  But I suspect that, if you are looking for an answer to this question, letting someone else decide what happens to the four…
  • Oct 18

    How To Freeze Your Credit Report

    How To Freeze Your Credit Report
    In the wake of the Equifax data breach, there has been much discussion about the effects of the breach, and how to protect yourself if you were affected. Even though I confirmed that I was not affected by the breach through Equifax’s…
  • Oct 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two
    What is Probate? The formal definition is the process by which an estate is formally established for a decedent and representatives are appointed to handle the decedent’s affairs.  Probate is not always necessary.  Depending…
Rank this Week: 52

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Oct 16

    3d Cir: Pay Employees for Breaks Under 20 Minute

    3d Cir: Pay Employees for Breaks Under 20 Minute
    Ah, the miracle of computers. If employees work on computers, employers can track whether they are working right down to the exact minute. That's what the employer did in Sec. U.S. Dept. of Labor v. American Future Sys., Inc. If…
  • Oct 12

    About that Barstool Sports contract, and contracting around the right to be offended

    About that Barstool Sports contract, and contracting around the right to be offended
    Twitter highlighted a "Moment" featuring contractual language allegedly used by Barstool Sports:They wanted me to sign this. I refused, for multiple reasons. I ultimately decided I didn't want it, even if I was exempt from signing this.…
  • Oct 5

    Lawffice Links - FAA v. NLRA

    Lawffice Links - FAA v. NLRA
    The Supreme Court is back! On Monday they heard oral arguments in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, or as I call it, FAA v. NLRA. The issue is:Whether an agreement that requires an employer and an employee to resolve employment-related disputes…
Rank this Week: 74

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: 85

Swartz Campbell Professional…

Swartz Campbell Professional Liability Blog

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

http://www.swartzcampbell.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 277

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/
  • Oct 18

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Quashes DUI Defendant’s Appeal For Lack of Jurisdiction

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Quashes DUI Defendant’s Appeal For Lack of Jurisdiction
    On July 22, 2015, a driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance. On April 15, 2016, he petitioned for acceptance into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program. The Commonwealth…
  • Oct 5

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds DUI Conviction Not Altered by Birchfield

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds DUI Conviction Not Altered by Birchfield
    A driver appealed from a June 21, 2016 judgment of sentence in a Pennsylvania DUI case, imposing 36-108 months of incarceration for homicide by vehicle, recklessly endangering another person (“REAP“), and driving under the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2281

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Oct 18

    CFPB provides update on HMDA platform

    CFPB provides update on HMDA platform
    In August 2017, we reported that the CFPB had given the mortgage industry a first look at the Internet-based platform it is developing for industry members to use to submit data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The CFPB recently…
  • Oct 18

    CFPB further updates HMDA Rule guidance material

    CFPB further updates HMDA Rule guidance material
    The CFPB recently posted on its website updated versions of guidance in connection with the revisions to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rules that become effective on January 1, 2018, and also posted a new guidance item. The CFPB…
  • Oct 18

    Banking agencies identify key HMDA data field

    Banking agencies identify key HMDA data field
    The federal banking agencies have issued guidance to financial institutions on the key data fields under the revised Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rules that will be used to test and validate the accuracy and reliability of the HMDA…
Rank this Week: 3486

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act for an accounting fraud related to the valuation of a coal business in…
  • Oct 16

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection
    Australia appears to have moved one step closer to adopting whistleblower rewards and additional retaliation protections with a report last month by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. The report’s…
  • Oct 13

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud
    The practice of concurrent and overlapping procedures by medical surgeons has come into the spotlight over the past two years due to injuries resulting from the practice. Since this practice can sometimes involve fraud or medical malpractice,…
Rank this Week: 1374

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/
  • Oct 18

    Car Accident Results in $42 Million

    Car Accident Results in $42 Million
    Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyer Finding a Philadelphia car accident lawyer isn’t hard, just look around at all the advertising. Choosing the wrong lawyer can cost you. Not every lawyer is... Read More The post Car Accident Results in…
  • Oct 9

    Philadelphia Vision Zero

    Philadelphia Vision Zero
    Philadelphia Vision Zero In 2015, Philadelphia had the highest traffic fatality rate in the country. With a rate of 6 deaths per 100,000 residents, Philadelphia ranked higher than New York... Read More The post Philadelphia Vision Zero…
  • 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..
Rank this Week: 2300

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: 2973

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/
  • Oct 17

    Motorcycle burn injuries might require extensive treatment

    Motorcycle burn injuries might require extensive treatment
    Many different injuries can occur in a motorcycle accident. Burns are one type that you might not automatically think about; however, these are more common than most people realize. The pipes and other components of the motorcycle are…
  • Oct 12

    Trucker fatigue can lead to serious crashes: Know your right

    Trucker fatigue can lead to serious crashes: Know your right
    There are many causes of semitruck crashes, but the only one that matters in your case is the one that caused your crash. We understand that finding out the cause of the crash is probably going to be a...
  • Oct 4

    October 2017 Newsletter

    October 2017 Newsletter
    Read our October Newsletter Here!...
Rank this Week: 2435

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/
  • Oct 17

    Elder Abuse Target of New Federal Law

    Elder Abuse Target of New Federal Law
    [The following article was written by Matthew Parker, attorney with my Pennsylvania law firm Marshall, Parker and Weber]  Elder abuse is one of the most under reported crimes in our country. Even the reported cases are difficult to…
  • Oct 9

    Update Your Will if your Spouse needs Long Term Care

    Update Your Will if your Spouse needs Long Term Care
    You should consider updating your will if your spouse is receiving long term care either at home or in a facility. Here is why: Many married couples have simple "I love you wills” that leave everything outright to the surviving…
  • Sep 25

    Don't Forget to Name Your Contingent Beneficiarie

    Don't Forget to Name Your Contingent Beneficiarie
    [The following article was written by Patti Jo Tuner, who has been a paralegal case manager with my law firm Marshall, Parker and Weber since 1998] It has been said that a good estate plan is like a puzzle, with all the different pieces…
Rank this Week: 2834

Drake, Hileman & Davis, PC Blog

Drake, Hileman & Davis, PC Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.dhdlaw.com/resources/
  • Oct 17

    How to save your heirs unnecessary costs and delay by using a living trust

    How to save your heirs unnecessary costs and delay by using a living trust
    By: R. Leonard Davis, III, Esquire “Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.”  — Oliver Wendell Holmes Interest remains high in a very old, but until recently infrequently used, estate planning tool:…
  • Jun 5

    What is Estate Planning and Why Should You Do It?

    What is Estate Planning and Why Should You Do It?
    What Is Estate Planning? What on earth is estate planning? Many people don’t have a clue. Estate planning sounds like a rich person’s concern. However, estate planning is not only for the rich. It is also important for people with…
  • Apr 11

    Sharing the Road: Six Tips for Motorists and Cyclists From a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Sharing the Road: Six Tips for Motorists and Cyclists From a Personal Injury Lawyer
    As a Doylestown personal injury attorney, this time of year brings with it awareness of an increased number of bicycles riders out on the country roads of Bucks County. Sharing the road with bicyclists, whether riding alone or as part of…
Rank this Week: 1784

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 17

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library
      The LexisNexis Digital Library has a number of Pennsylvania specific texts and treatises available to Jenkins' members on their desktop. These include law compilations, like Pennsylvania Laws Governing Pennsylvania Businesses…
  • Oct 13

    Special Needs Trust

    Special Needs Trust
      Need a basic introduction on special needs trusts? Check out Nolo's Special Needs Trusts 7th by Urbatsch and Fuller. According to Nolo, this title "shows you how to provide for a loved one with a disability -- without…
  • Oct 12

    Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline

    Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.Natural disasters can devastate people and businesses. In the past month, news stations have broadcasted the destructive effect that…
Rank this Week: 3798

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/
  • Oct 17

    Medicare- The A, B, C’s…..and D’s- What You Need To Know

    Medicare- The A, B, C’s…..and D’s- What You Need To Know
    Medicare is a health insurance program that provides medical coverage to people 65 years of age or older and people with certain disabilities. There are different parts of Medicare. Medicare Part A covers inpatient care in hospitals and also…
  • Oct 7

    Pennsylvania Work Injury Question

    Pennsylvania Work Injury Question
    Question: I work for a business based in Pennsylvania. I was injured on the job but my injury occurred out-of-state. Can I file a Pennsylvania workers comp claim? Answer: It will depend on the facts and your work situation.…
  • Sep 29

    4 Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claim

    4 Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claim
    When a person is involved in an accident that leaves them with an injury, they may have many questions as to what will happen next. Victims of a personal injury accident are sometimes unaware of the laws and regulations that pertain to their…
Rank this Week: 3366

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 3582

MyPhillyLawyer Blog

MyPhillyLawyer Blog

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

https://www.myphillylawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    $4M Settlement in Deaths of Calif. Couple Struck by Sheriff’s Car

    $4M Settlement in Deaths of Calif. Couple Struck by Sheriff’s Car
    The families of a California couple who were killed in 2013 when the SUV they were riding in was struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department vehicle that was speeding through an intersection will receive a $4 million payment to…
  • Oct 7

    Court Radio: Spousal Support with Irena Shiloh

    Court Radio: Spousal Support with Irena Shiloh
    This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman and Irena Shiloh of MyPhillyLawyer talk about spousal support, and answer questions from callers about divorce, custody and any matter regarding family law.
  • Oct 6

    $42M Verdict to Car Crash Victims After Improper Auto Repair

    $42M Verdict to Car Crash Victims After Improper Auto Repair
    A Texas couple has been awarded a $42 million jury verdict after they were severely injured in a 2013 car crash that was worsened due to improper techniques used to repair their car after it had been damaged previously by a hail storm. The…
Rank this Week: 1763

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

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: 1693

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?
    Rolling Stone's Matt Taiibi Makes Compelling Case that Donald Trump Mentally IllPlease Don't Reject Out of hand Until ReadingThe always stellar Matthew C. ("Matt") Taiibi, who is in my view as important a journalist existing today in America,…
  • Oct 12

    Should I Sign a Severance or Separation Agreement Requiring Me to Consent to a Non-Competition Restriction?

    Should I Sign a Severance or Separation Agreement Requiring Me to Consent to a Non-Competition Restriction?
    Philadelphia-Area Lawyer Experienced in Non-Compete AgreementsFighting Non-Competes Since 1991 Questions?  John will spend 5-10 minutes with you discussing your current work situation, your disability/FMLA leave,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2518

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: 3504

Gummer Elder Law Blog

Gummer Elder Law Blog

Covers the creation of wills, power of attorney, living wills and trusts.

http://www.gummerelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Statu

    Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Statu
    All hospitals must now give Medicare recipients notice when they are in the hospital under “observation.”  The notice requirement is part of a law enacted in 2015 that just took effect. Signed by President Barack Obama in…
  • Sep 19

    What’s the Difference Between a Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney?

    What’s the Difference Between a Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney?
    Ask most people “What does a will do?” and they’ll be able to answer your question. But when you bring up things like a living will and a healthcare power of attorney, things tend to get a little muddled. Although ……
  • Sep 13

    Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning

    Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning
    Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost. But an attorney can help you save money in the long run as well as make sure … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1720

Gummer Elder Law Blog

Gummer Elder Law Blog

A collection of articles designed to help seniors and their children plan through the process of estate planning and Medicaid planning.

http://www.gummerelderlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Statu

    Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Statu
    All hospitals must now give Medicare recipients notice when they are in the hospital under “observation.”  The notice requirement is part of a law enacted in 2015 that just took effect. Signed by President Barack Obama in…
  • Sep 19

    What’s the Difference Between a Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney?

    What’s the Difference Between a Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney?
    Ask most people “What does a will do?” and they’ll be able to answer your question. But when you bring up things like a living will and a healthcare power of attorney, things tend to get a little muddled. Although ……
  • Sep 13

    Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning

    Why You Should Use a Lawyer for Medicaid Planning
    Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost. But an attorney can help you save money in the long run as well as make sure … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1630

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

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

    ©   2017 Solid Oak Sketches?

    ©   2017 Solid Oak Sketches?
      If you are a regular reader of our newsletter, you may recall that in 2014 we wrote about a copyright case involving Mike Tyson’s Maori-inspired facial tattoo. In that case, the tattoo artist, Victor Whitmill, sued Warner…
  • Oct 6

    Ask Dr. Copyright – Lawyers Must Learn Cybersecurity

    Ask Dr. Copyright – Lawyers Must Learn Cybersecurity
    Dear Doc: I’m an attorney, and like most other lawyers, I went to law school because just the thought of taking organic chemistry in college gave me the dry heaves. Now the state Supreme Court has added a new rule that all lawyers have…
  • Sep 22

    Ask Dr. Copyright about What is Intellectual Property

    Ask Dr. Copyright about What is Intellectual Property
    Dear Doc: At times, you write about copyrights. At other times, you write about patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and other legal mumbo-jumbo. I’m confused. What’s all of that got to do with intellectual property? Signed,…
Rank this Week: 4268

Ross Feller Casey LLP Blog

Ross Feller Casey LLP Blog

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

http://www.rossfellercasey.com/in-the-news/
Rank this Week: 1556

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/
  • Oct 12

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test
    I have handled almost 100 unemployment insurance audits by the New Jersey DOL, where the underlying gravamen is that certain individuals are or are not independent contractors. The Auditors enforce the law very strictly and follow, in my…
  • Oct 5

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale
    I have written a number of times about law firms that have been sued in FLSA actions. Another example. Employees have sued two Florida personal injury law firms, alleging that they were misclassified and not properly paid proper overtime…
  • Sep 29

    Bank Files Cert Petition to US Supreme Court On Administrative Exemption: The Neverendng Story

    Bank Files Cert Petition to US Supreme Court On Administrative Exemption: The Neverendng Story
    There have been so many cases involving employees in the financial services industries and their exempt status or lack thereof. In another variation on this theme, Provident Savings Bank is seeking review by the US Supreme Court of a Ninth…
Rank this Week: 3951

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

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

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA
    “I hope you have a good lawyer.” Those are usually pretty ominous words. But when you own a business, those are words to live by. It’s not that you’re automatically in danger of litigation, but that you need someone to…
  • Sep 18

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone
    In an ideal world, every child custody agreement would benefit the children as well as the parents. Yet such a result is less common than most assume. Plenty of parents will push for child custody arrangement language that is weighed in his…
  • Sep 7

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust
    If you reach the point where you are unable to make decisions regarding your medical care due to advanced age, an accident or an illness, a living will, trust and durable health care power of attorney will prove essential. The failure to take…
Rank this Week: 1717

Business Litigation Trends For…

Business Litigation Trends For Lawyers

Covers business law. By Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt.

https://www.businesslitigationtrends.com/
Rank this Week: 1640

Securities Arbitration Blog

Securities Arbitration Blog

Covers the happenings in the Securities and Investment Fraud Sector. By Guiliano Law Firm.

https://securitiesarbitrations.com/category/news/
  • Oct 11

    Elder Abuse Cases At FINRA, How Prevalent and How Successful?

    Elder Abuse Cases At FINRA, How Prevalent and How Successful?
    By: Dana N. Pescosolido We’ve all heard the warnings, for many years now. The population is aging, the baby-boomers are starting to retire, and as they age, the opportunities for exploitation by unscrupulous brokers will increase…
  • Sep 19

    Spring Runs Cold for Cold Spring Advisory Group

    Spring Runs Cold for Cold Spring Advisory Group
    Last September we wrote an article entitled: “Securities Regulators Caution Suckers to Avoid Fake Lawyers.” As we stated, on September 19, 2016, FINRA issued an Investor Alert, entitled “It can be hard to recover from…
  • Sep 14

    Arbitration Panel Awards $300,000 Over Failed Oil and Gas Venture

    Arbitration Panel Awards $300,000 Over Failed Oil and Gas Venture
    Heath Marell, Susan Marell and James Marell filed a claim in March 2016 against Mark Allan Plummer and Texas E & P Partners, Inc., alleging breach of contract, failure to supervise, negligence, intentional fraud and misrepresentation,…
Rank this Week: 4222

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

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

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
Rank this Week: 1101

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/
  • Oct 10

    Buckle Up in Buck

    Buckle Up in Buck
    The post Buckle Up in Bucks appeared first on Cordisco & Saile LLC.
  • Oct 9

    Chronic Pain and Your Brain Caused By Car Crash

    Chronic Pain and Your Brain Caused By Car Crash
    Chronic pain is a terrible condition, and its effects are more than physical. Here, we take a look at the psychological aspects of chronic pain. The post Chronic Pain and Your Brain Caused By Car Crash appeared first on Cordisco & Saile…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1184

Benner & Wild Blog

Benner & Wild Blog

Covers real estate law, business law, and commercial law.

http://www.bennerwild.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    Understanding Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Understanding Alternative Dispute Resolution
    If you’re seeking alternative dispute resolution in Bucks County, you’re not alone. Individuals, companies, and even government organizations are all subject to lawsuits, and this can often result in painful court battles, which…
  • Aug 11

    How a Business Lawyer Can Save Your Company Money

    How a Business Lawyer Can Save Your Company Money
    You might greet the prospect of hiring a lawyer for your business with one simple thought: What’s that going to cost us? And yes, it’s unlikely you will find a business lawyer willing to work for free. There are also ……
  • May 30

    Are You in Need of Construction Litigation?

    Are You in Need of Construction Litigation?
    In a perfect world, every last commercial and residential building constructed would be perfectly designed and flawlessly executed. Buildings would stand for hundreds of years, with nary a foundation issue or ceiling crack or crooked window…
Rank this Week: 1716

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
  • Oct 9

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    I just released my new “Employment Law Now” podcast episode. Today, I address several interesting and important employment law issues: kneeling in the NFL/workplace, extended ADA leave entitlement, updates from DC on the overtime…
  • Sep 25

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    A brand new podcast episode of “Employment Law Now” has just been released. Today, we turn the tables a bit with you getting to hear an interview of me. I recently was interviewed on SiriusXM Channel 111, The…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3459

In the Zone

In the Zone

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

https://zoningandlanduselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 6

    Loan Documents and Key Provisions: Casualty Clause

    Loan Documents and Key Provisions: Casualty Clause
    Whether you are a Lender or a Borrower, it’s obviously very important to know what terms are included in your Loan Documents and how they may affect your interests. Periodically, I will be blogging on issues and concerns regarding Loan…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1658

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

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

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 4

    A Seismic (Burden) Shift in Amending Claims in Inter Partes Review

    A Seismic (Burden) Shift in Amending Claims in Inter Partes Review
    By Michael F. Snyder and Anthony S. Volpe Since the passage of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”), it has been extremely difficult, if not impossible, for a patent owner whose patent... read more
  • Aug 11

    Best of Both Worlds: Can You Have a Trade Secret and Patent it Later Too?

    Best of Both Worlds: Can You Have a Trade Secret and Patent it Later Too?
    By John C. Donch Jr. and Jamie Unger In 1886, Dr. John Pemberton created the formula for Coca-Cola.[1] The formula for Dr. Pemberton’s beverage sensation did not even make it... read more
  • Jul 5

    Timing is Everything: The Fidget Spinner Story

    Timing is Everything: The Fidget Spinner Story
    By John C. Donch Jr and Jamie K. Unger Kids are so indulged these days! They get to play with a new toy known as a “fidget spinner,” in contrast... read more
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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 3

    Employee in the Scope and Course of his Employment at the Time of Death

    Employee in the Scope and Course of his Employment at the Time of Death
    Though the phrase “scope and course of employment” does not appear anywhere in the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, this is a frequent issue involved with appellate cases.  After all, a work injury is only…
  • Sep 25

    UEGF Forms Now Available on WCAIS System

    UEGF Forms Now Available on WCAIS System
    In past blog posts, we have discussed the Uninsured Employers’ Guaranty Fund (UEGF).  This is the safety net available for workers who have been injured while working for an employer who (in violation of Pennsylvania law) fail to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3848

Towboatlaw

Towboatlaw

Covers admiralty & maritime law on the rivers and inland waterways of the United States. y Fred Goldsmith.

http://towboatlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 514

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3323

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Is Drug or Alcohol Intoxication a Criminal Defense in Pennsylvania?

    Is Drug or Alcohol Intoxication a Criminal Defense in Pennsylvania?
    Alcohol and drugs can easily affect the way we act, sometimes causing people to commit acts they would otherwise never commit but for being intoxicated. Pennsylvania law does take a criminal defendant’s state of intoxication into…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1883

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

By Reiff & Bily.

http://www.reiffandbily.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Are Charter and Budget Bus Companies at Fault...

    Are Charter and Budget Bus Companies at Fault...
    Several serious accidents involving charter buses have occurred this year, bringing concerns about industry safety into the national spotlight. In September 2017, a deadly collision between an MTA bus and privately-owned charter bus killed…
  • Sep 26

    How Common Are Safety Violations Involving Ch...

    How Common Are Safety Violations Involving Ch...
    If you live in Philadelphia, New York, or other major cities on the East Coast, you’re probably familiar with discount bus services like Yep Tour and Dahlia Group. These services are popular among tourists, gamblers, commuters, and…
  • Sep 21

    How Many Car Accidents Are Caused by Sleeping...

    How Many Car Accidents Are Caused by Sleeping...
    Most car accidents are caused by preventable human errors, such as driving over the speed limit or failing to stop at red lights. Another common example is drowsy driving, which, in some cases, can even lead to falling asleep behind the…
Rank this Week: 1328

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
  • Oct 2

    Is This The End For FACTA Cases?

    Is This The End For FACTA Cases?
    This post was co-authored by Erin A. Novak, of counsel in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department.  Until last week, certain district courts in the Eleventh Circuit were the only place left for class action plaintiffs to…
  • Aug 16

    Ninth Circuit Finds a “Concrete Injury” Adequately Alleged on Remand From Supreme Court in Spokeo

    Ninth Circuit Finds a “Concrete Injury” Adequately Alleged on Remand From Supreme Court in Spokeo
    The Ninth Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Robins v. Spokeo, Inc., No. 11-56843, 2017 WL 3480695 (9th Cir. Aug. 15, 2017), yesterday—on remand from the Supreme Court.  This is the lawsuit in which Mr. Robins alleges that…
  • Jul 17

    Third Circuit Rules Single Unauthorized Call Actionable Under TCPA

    Third Circuit Rules Single Unauthorized Call Actionable Under TCPA
    In a precedential decision filed on July 10, 2017, the Third Circuit addressed consumer standing, after Spokeo, to bring a claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Reversing an order dismissing a TCPA claim for lack of…
Rank this Week: 1926

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Can I Get a DUI for Sleeping in My Car While Drunk?

    Can I Get a DUI for Sleeping in My Car While Drunk?
    If you leave a bar or party knowing that you are too drunk to drive and decide to sleep in your car until you are sober, a police officer may find you and arrest you for a DUI. The laws involving DUIs in Pennsylvania can... The post Can I Get…
  • Sep 15

    Fentanyl Is Now the Deadliest Drug in Pennsylvania

    Fentanyl Is Now the Deadliest Drug in Pennsylvania
    In 2016, more than 4,600 Pennsylvanians died of drug overdose. There was a 37 percent increase over 2015 and nearly 13 fatal overdoses each day. While heroin used to be the top killer in drug overdose cases, fentanyl has now taken its place.…
  • Sep 1

    Alternative Punishments for DUI

    Alternative Punishments for DUI
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Pittsburgh, you may face jail time, fines, and a driver’s license suspension upon conviction. Fortunately, a highly skilled Pittsburgh DUI lawyer from Worgul Law Firm may be able to negotiate alternative…
Rank this Week: 1514

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • Sep 29

    1851 Magazine Interviews Top Spadea

    1851 Magazine Interviews Top Spadea
    1851 Magazine sat down with Tom Spadea at the International Franchise Expo to discuss how franchisors can leverage their Item 19 when marketing their franchise opportunity. Read the full article and watch the video below. In most cases,…
  • Sep 19

    The Philadelphia Franchise Association's September Lunch & Learn Recap

    The Philadelphia Franchise Association's September Lunch & Learn Recap
    The Philadelphia Franchise Association Lunch & Learn took place on September, 13, 2017 at Maggiano's in King of Prussia. This was by far the best attended meeting with close to 120 participants, so a special thanks to all of those who…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2950

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvania-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Endo Hit With Pa. Class Action Over Opioid Marketing

    Endo Hit With Pa. Class Action Over Opioid Marketing
    By Dani Kass Law360, New York (September 27, 2017, 3:05 PM EDT) — The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Health and Welfare Fund has filed a potential class action in Pennsylvania state court, joining a string of parties accusing Endo…
  • Jul 28

    NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Leak

    NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Leak
    By Justin Hughes More complaints are rolling in about exhaust leaks in the Ford Explorer causing fumes to leak into the SUV’s passenger compartment and now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expanding its…
  • Jun 19

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

    Distracted Driving Lawsuits in Pennsylvania and Beyond: Saving Lives by Using What We Have Learned as Trial Lawyer
    By Joel Feldman Distracted driving has rightly been called an “epidemic.” And distracted driving statistics support claims that this epidemic is getting worse. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…
Rank this Week: 3652

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Covers matrimonial, custody, child support and other family law issues By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://divorceattorneysinpittsburgh.wordpress.com
  • Sep 28

    Appealing A PFA Decision

    Appealing A PFA Decision
    We are happy to jump in prior to your hearing, however, if you call us for the first time after your hearing, we will decline to be involved or offer any advice. Our firm does not handle PFA appeals when we are called for the first time…
  • Apr 20

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA
    The Pennsylvania legislature is considering various bills to tighten the process to obtain a Protection from Abuse Act Order in the Commonwealth of PA. As ABC News reports,  Republican law makers have proposed a bill (SB 500) that would…
  • Jun 29

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
    Free Consultation  412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard.  But in the interim, many people…
Rank this Week: 4540

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

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

http://www.papubliccontracts.com/
  • Sep 28

    Disappointed Bidder Lacks Standing To Challenge P3 Contract Award By Non-Commonwealth Entity

    Disappointed Bidder Lacks Standing To Challenge P3 Contract Award By Non-Commonwealth Entity
    In a recent case of first impression, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a lower court ruling that a disappointed bidder lacked standing to challenge a contract awarded by a non-Commonwealth entity under the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3098