Michael Cawley

Michael Cawley

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What Remains of Act 13 in Pennsylvania after Robinson? Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Strikes Further Provisions of Act 13 as...

Earlier this year, we reported in our Client Alert dated January 15, 2014, on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Robinson v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 83 A.3d 901 (Pa. 2013). In Robinson, the Supreme Court...more

8/18/2014 - Act 13 Fracking Natural Gas Natural Resources Oil & Gas Urban Planning & Development

Pennsylvania Effectively Eliminates Workers’ Compensation Act as Source of Protection for Employers from Suits Arising Out of...

On January 29, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied defendants’ Petition for Reargument of the Court’s November 22, 2013, ruling in Tooey v. AK Steel Corp. et al. The ruling held that the Pennsylvania Workers’...more

2/18/2014 - Asbestos Asbestos Litigation Employer Liability Issues Latent Occupational Diseases Tooey v. AK Steel Corp. Workers' Compensation Defense Workplace Injury

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Portions of Marcellus Shale Act Unconstitutional, Upholds Local Regulation of Oil and Gas...

On December 19, 2013, in Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania et al., the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared portions of Act 13 of 2012 (Act 13), commonly known as the “Marcellus Shale Act,” unconstitutional. As...more

1/15/2014 - Department of Environmental Protection Environmental Rights Amendment Fracking Fracking Bans Local Ordinance Marcellus Shale Permanent Injunctions Preemption

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