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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: 153

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: 180

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,…
Rank this Week: 218

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 258

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: 259

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: 287

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: 461

Sykes Elder Blawg

Sykes Elder Blawg

Covers medicaid planning, special needs trusts and estate planning topics for Pennsylvania seniors and their families. By Andrew G. Sykes.

http://www.elderlawofpgh.com/blog/
  • May 11

    Will the bank honor your power of attorney?

    Will the bank honor your power of attorney?
    A recent article in the New York Times reported on the resistance of banks (and other financial institutions) to honor requests by someone holding power of attorney for an incapacitated person. In one case, the son of a woman with…
  • May 6

    Who can contest a will?

    Who can contest a will?
    Who can file a will contest under Pennsylvania law? Quick answer: only someone who would benefit financially from having the will declared invalid. Suppose John Doe signs his first and only Last Will and Testament on his death bed. It was…
  • Apr 26

    Pennsylvania authorizes ABLE Act accounts for the disabled

    Pennsylvania authorizes ABLE Act accounts for the disabled
    Many disabled individuals in the U.S. receive public benefits from programs that place restrictions on the dollar amount (typically $2,000) of assets a recipient can own. Medicaid and SSI are two examples. Federal and state law allow the…
Rank this Week: 427

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: 508

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: 543

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: 720

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: 681

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: 712

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: 706

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: 651

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/
  • 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…
  • May 22

    What Are The Increased Risks Of Using Invokana?

    What Are The Increased Risks Of Using Invokana?
    On May 16, 2017, the FDA concluded that the Type 2 diabetes medication Canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet and Invokamet XR) causes an increased risk of leg and foot amputations. The FDA will now require the most prominent black box warning to…
Rank this Week: 730

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: 990

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: 998

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: 908

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 20

    Motorcyclists should prepare for the fall season

    Motorcyclists should prepare for the fall season
    The weather is going to start cooling off soon and the leaves will start to change as fall moves in. This is a time when the natural beauty in the area is considerable, but it is also a time...
  • 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,...
Rank this Week: 1302

Elman Technology Law

Elman Technology Law

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

http://elman.com
  • Sep 20

    Cybersecurity … after the Equifax revelation

    Cybersecurity … after the Equifax revelation
    Gerry to Speak About Cybersecurity After Equifax Breach.  Reports of security breaches at Equifax have focused attention on the need to follow practices that maximize protection of  sensitive and valuable information. At Elman…
  • Sep 19

    Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Proce

    Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Proce
    Since the America Invents Act took effect, the Inter Partes Review process at the USPTO has led to the overwhelming majority of challenged patents being invalidated by the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Less than 20% of…
  • Sep 19

    Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Proce

    Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Proce
    Since the America Invents Act took effect, the Inter Partes Review process at the USPTO has led to the overwhelming majority of challenged patents being invalidated by the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  Less than 20% of…
Rank this Week: 1013

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: 1195

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: 1382

Will Geer's Bankruptcy Blog

Will Geer's Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Chapter 11 and Consumer Bankruptcy Issues.

http://www.atlbankruptcyhelp.com/articles
  • Feb 1

    How To Use Bankruptcy to Lower Your Car Payment

    How To Use Bankruptcy to Lower Your Car Payment
    Paying a car payment each month with interest you know is exorbitant can be agony. But did you know that you could use bankruptcy to lower your car payments? There are actually two different ways to accomplish a lower car payment by filing…
  • Jan 15

    4 Common Tax Myths Demystified

    4 Common Tax Myths Demystified
    The United States tax code can be a bear to understand. There are a lot of misconceptions about how we are taxed, so we’ll tackle four of the more commonly held misinformed beliefs in this article. Higher Tax Brackets Do Not Mean ALL…
  • Jan 4

    A Guide to Being Sued by Unifund CCR, LLC

    A Guide to Being Sued by Unifund CCR, LLC
    If Unifund CCR, LLC has served you with a debt collection lawsuit, the end is not near. Like Cavalry Portfolio and Midland Funding, Unifund CCR, LLC is a junk debt buyer with a business model that relies on the fact that 95% of consumers…
Rank this Week: 1075

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

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

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

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case

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

    Abby has a point…

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

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?
    It was recently reported on the People.com website that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are still married despite having signed “divorce papers” in July 2015 and having filed for divorce in 2013. What may be crossing your mind is…
Rank this Week: 1028

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Blog

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

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

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

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

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

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

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident

    Hip Fracture and Survival Rates of Nursing Home resident
    Preventing hip fractures and increasing the rate of recovery must be a top priority in all nursing homes across the United States. A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine discusses the survival rates of nursing…
Rank this Week: 1123

Securities Arbitration Blog

Securities Arbitration Blog

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

http://www.securitiesarbitrations.com
  • Jun 10

    Pittsburgh Area Stockbroker Patricia S. Miller Alleged to Have Stolen Millions from Customer

    Pittsburgh Area Stockbroker Patricia S. Miller Alleged to Have Stolen Millions from Customer
    andnbsp;Hairdressor, Marcy Salandra went to her stockbrokerandrsquo;s office at Investors Capital Corporation in McMurray Pennsylvania to withdraw money to buy a house. andnbsp;However, instead of meeting her broker Patricia S. Miller, she…
  • Apr 18

    Lawyers Tempt Fate Before Second Circuit and No One Likes What They May Get

    Lawyers Tempt Fate Before Second Circuit and No One Likes What They May Get
    Last year, a Connecticut based hedge fund, Turnberry Capital Management LP, filed a FINRA arbitration securities claim against SunTrust Banks, Inc. to recover $13 million it lost in 2007 by investing in mortgage backed securities. However,…
  • Mar 13

    Investment Fraudsters: You have a friend in Pennsylvania

    Investment Fraudsters: You have a friend in Pennsylvania
    What does a big firm commercial defense lawyer, a banker, a healthcare lobbyist, a parking authority commissioner and an Allegheny parks commissioner all have in common? andnbsp; Apparently, they are all friends of Pennsylvania Governor Tom…
Rank this Week: 1112

The Proactive Employer

The Proactive Employer

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

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

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”

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

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

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

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013
    Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or…
Rank this Week: 1190

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: 2171

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2132

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 2328

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: 2420

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: 1597

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: 1740

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: 1875

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: 1637

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: 2030

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: 1446

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: 1923

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: 2334

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

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

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

    Real Estate Assessment

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

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

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

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

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 1944

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: 2147

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: 1976

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: 2428

PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary…

PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary Law Blog

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

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

    PA Model Local Rule for Mediation

    PA Model Local Rule for Mediation
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE …
  • Apr 16

    Expanding Access to Mediation in PA

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

    PA Bar Assn approves Orphans' Court Mediation Project

    PA Bar Assn approves Orphans' Court Mediation Project
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->On Friday, November 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania Bar Association formally approved, by unanimous vote, a Report and Recommendation presented by its Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee…
Rank this Week: 1623