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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: 79

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: 144

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 244

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • 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,…
  • Sep 7

    In Memoriam: Harold Cramer, Esq.

    In Memoriam: Harold Cramer, Esq.
    Mr. Cramer served on Jenkins' Board for 45 years. Harold Cramer, a native Philadelphian, passed peacefully on September 1, 2017. His career was distinguished by service to the Philadelphia legal, healthcare, and Jewish communities…
Rank this Week: 252

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: 260

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: 228

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: 367

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 14

    Driveway accidents range from minor to fatal

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

    Don't blame yourself for medical malpractice issue

    Don't blame yourself for medical malpractice issue
    Medical malpractice lawsuits can be very complicated to deal with. This is why many people might choose not to pursue claims; however, when you are injured by a medical professional, there isn't really any reason to let them get...
  • Aug 30

    Things to consider if you suspect medical malpractice

    Things to consider if you suspect medical malpractice
    Thinking that your doctor or nurse didn't provide you with adequate care is something that might be difficult to process. If you think that you are the victim of medical malpractice, here are some points that you can consider....
Rank this Week: 456

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 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…
  • Aug 30

    In Case You Are Trying To Lose Workers’ Compensation Benefits . . .

    In Case You Are Trying To Lose Workers’ Compensation Benefits . . .
    Of course, no injured worker is trying to lose his or her Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits.  But, not being properly advised by an attorney who is certified as a specialist in PA workers’ compensation law can lead…
Rank this Week: 302

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: 460

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: 344

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: 409

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: 334

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: 737

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: 1016

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: 888

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: 807

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: 503

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: 878

Green Building Law

Green Building Law

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Stay-ing Alive: Staying Clean Power Plan compliance may derail it permanently
    There is chatter that the Clean Power Plan Final Rule will be released in early August, but also a strong effort to delay implementation until the various legal challenges are resolved. The stay could be imposed either judicially or…
Rank this Week: 805

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: 560

Startups and IP Strategy

Startups and IP Strategy

Covers intellectual property issues relating to startups and entrepreneurs. By Leonid Kravets.

http://www.startupsip.com/
  • May 23

    Patent Trolls are Hot Right Now

    Patent Trolls are Hot Right Now
    It seems like everyday a new article comes out talking about patent trolls affecting our startup ecosystem.  Most of these articles cite one or two famous patent trolls (Lodsys, etc).  To begin to deal with these problems, just…
  • May 23

    Patent Trolls are Hot Right Now

    Patent Trolls are Hot Right Now
    It seems like everyday a new article comes out talking about patent trolls affecting our startup ecosystem.  Most of these articles cite one or two famous patent trolls (Lodsys, etc).  To begin to deal with these problems, just…
  • Feb 28

    Patent Trolls Eat Startups First. Here’s What You Can Do About It

    Patent Trolls Eat Startups First. Here’s What You Can Do About It
    Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on TechCrunch Patent assertion entities (PAEs or trolls) regularly engage in the practice of sending patent demand letters to unsuspecting startups and small businesses in preparation for…
Rank this Week: 1114

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

An online digest of developments in Pennsylvania workers compensation practice and procedure. By Judge Robert Vonada.

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

    Twitter Link
    I have not been able to prepare posts to Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal for some time. On Twitter I share updates on all of my interests including, of course, workers' compensation. The link to Twitter is down the page on the…
  • Sep 12

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break
    In Werner v. WCAB (Greenleaf Service Corporation) the decedent had a home office. The claimant surviving spouse found the decedent unresponsive in his home office desk chair. The decedent suffered a massive intracranial hemorrage. The…
  • Aug 29

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 893

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation FAQs

Answers workers' compensation questions for Pennsylvania residents. By Calhoun & Associates.

http://www.workercompensationsettlements.com/faqs/
  • Jun 8

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?
      Although there is no Pennsylvania law that requires an injured worker to hire an attorney to represent them in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company will in all likelihood have an attorney representing them.…
  • Jun 6

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?
      If you have suffered a work-related injury or have become ill because of exposure to hazardous material on the job, you may be potentially entitled to medical and compensation benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The vast…
  • May 31

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?
    Filing a workers’ compensation benefits claim in Pennsylvania is not equal to filing a lawsuit. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker who suffered from a work-related injury or illness the right of collecting benefits no matter…
Rank this Week: 1028

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 3440

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: 4644

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 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…
  • Sep 11

    Remembering 9/11, 16 Years Later

    Remembering 9/11, 16 Years Later
    Remembering 9/11, 16 Years Later and Trial Lawyers Care. September 11, 2001, affected our country and all of us deeply. In 2001, the American Association for Justice organized a program to provide free legal help for 9/11 survivors. The…
Rank this Week: 3500

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: 3250

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: 3897

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: 1542

Spencer Law Firm Trust, Estate and…

Spencer Law Firm Trust, Estate and Tax Law Blog

Covers probate and estate planning in Pennsylvania.

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

    Spousal Consent or Who Owns your Retirement Plan?

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

    Snowbirds and Taxe

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

    Stay Away From Expensive Joint Accounts!

    Stay Away From Expensive Joint Accounts!
    Few things cause more trouble than titling assets jointly, especially bank accounts. What does it mean if your name is on someone else's bank account? It depends. For all deposit accounts, the rights of the parties to a multiple...
Rank this Week: 3530

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: 3280

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: 4158

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Denies DUI Defendant Post-Conviction Relief

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

    Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Upholds DUI Defendant’s License Suspension

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

    Superior Court Holds Pennsylvania DUI Defendant Received a Prompt Trial

    Superior Court Holds Pennsylvania DUI Defendant Received a Prompt Trial
    A defendant appealed from the July 2016 judgment of sentence entered in the McKean County Court of Common Pleas following his convictions for DUI and careless driving. The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed. The defendant raised one issue…
Rank this Week: 1909

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning…

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and national elder law and estate planning issues. By Jeffrey A. Marshall.

http://marshallelder.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 13

    Junk It

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

    How to Protect your Money from Nursing Home Cost

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

    Legal Planning for Aging Parent

    Legal Planning for Aging Parent
    The following tips for children of aging parents are from Tammy Weber, managing attorney of the Pennsylvania law firm of Marshall, Parker and Weberhttp://www.paelderlaw.com/10-tips-children-aging-parents/ Being prepared for a crisis as…
Rank this Week: 2994

Philly Injury Blog

Philly Injury Blog

Current events and news relevant to Personal Injury, Recalls, settlements and verdicts. By Kane & Silverman P.C.

http://palegaladvice.com/philly-injury-blog/
  • Sep 13

    Hit and Run Injury

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

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer

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

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer

    Commuter Train Crash Lawyer
    SEPTA Commuter Train Crash Commuter train crash details. On August 22, 2017, in Philadelphia, a commuter train crashed into a parked train. Over 30 passengers sustained injuries. Floors of both... Read More The post Commuter Train Crash…
Rank this Week: 2025

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

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

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

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

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

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

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

    How Qualified is a Public Defender to Take on My Case?
    Anyone who has never seen a police-based TV show know that criminal defendants are all apprised of their right to an attorney, and that “if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you…” And, based on a…
Rank this Week: 2226

In the Zone

In the Zone

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

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

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

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

    Court Dismisses Developer’s Claim Against Township for Damage

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

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

    A/B SEPTIC SYSTEMS ARE BACK IN PLAY FOR PLANNING MODULE APPROVAL FOR NEW PROJECTS
    Governor Tom Wolf signed into law, on July 20, 2017, Act 26, which amended the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act concerning the use of alternate sewage systems for purposes of obtaining planning module approval from DEP for a new project.…
Rank this Week: 1323

Blog: News & Legal Articles from…

Blog: News & Legal Articles from Our Team

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.ds-l.com/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Equifax Data Breach

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

    New I-9 Form – Employment Eligibility Verification

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

    Non-Disclosure Agreements – Employee Solicitation

    Non-Disclosure Agreements – Employee Solicitation
    Non-Disclosure Agreements – Protect Your Employees This week I reviewed three Non-Disclosure Agreements and was surprised when two of the NDAs were silent regarding employee solicitation. Working with clients over the years I have found…
Rank this Week: 4204

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

By the Wieand Law Firm.

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

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

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

    42 Passengers Injured in West Philadelphia SEPTA Train Accident

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

    Congratulations to Brittany Courville! Recipient of Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017

    Congratulations to Brittany Courville! Recipient of Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017
    The Wieand Law Firm LLC is proud to announce that Brittany Courville is this year’s winner of the Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017. About the Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017 Winner Brittany received her undergraduate degree in English from…
Rank this Week: 1829

Elman Technology Law

Elman Technology Law

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

http://elman.com
  • Sep 10

    Our Recent Talk

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

    Educating the Community and Ourselves – June 2017

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

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

    Gerry’s keynote presentation to the 2017 CIO Government Technology Conference
    On June 22, 2017  Gerry gave the Keynote Breakfast Speech on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things and then participated in a panel discussing Government Cybersecurity Issues and Cyber Threats, at the CIO Government…
Rank this Week: 4439

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: 3082

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: 1823

PA Public Contracts

PA Public Contracts

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

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

    Are RFQs Immune From Protest Under The Procurement Code?

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

    Pennsylvania Initiates Disparity Study For Small Diverse Business Program

    Pennsylvania Initiates Disparity Study For Small Diverse Business Program
    In June 2017, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania initiated a disparity study that will provide information to help the Department of General Services (DGS) implement the Pennsylvania’s Small Diverse Business Program. The expected…
  • Aug 10

    Commonwealth Court: Laches Requires Reversal Of Injunction Issued For Violation Of Separations Act

    Commonwealth Court: Laches Requires Reversal Of Injunction Issued For Violation Of Separations Act
    A recent decision by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania illustrates the extreme perils of waiting too long to challenge a violation of the public bidding laws. In December 2015, the West Jefferson Hill School District solicited bids for a…
Rank this Week: 3288

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Law Offices of David M. Offen Blog

Covers bankruptcy.

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

    How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Lawyer for your Case

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

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

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

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy

    6 Tips for Managing the Emotional Stress of Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is an excellent solution for honest people who are in tough financial situations. It provides a fresh start, allowing you to move forward with a clean slate. For many people, the actual process of filing for bankruptcy, with its…
Rank this Week: 2610