Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

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1500 One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222, United States
Phone: (412) 594-5583
Fax: (412) 594-5619
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Pennsylvania
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Pennsylvania Courts Split Over Sexual Orientation Discrimination

A recent decision by Judge Jan E. DuBois in Coleman v. Amerihealth Caritas, No. 16-3652, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85319 (E.D. Pa. June 2, 2017) demonstrates that Pennsylvania courts remain divided as to whether Title VII of the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

New Guidance on Coverage for Eating Disorders

The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services recently released a frequently asked question (“FAQ”) regarding the implementation of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction…more
 /  Health, Insurance, Labor & Employment Law

Senators Introduce Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity of Internet-Connected Devices

It is estimated that the number of devices connected to the internet could reach 30 billion by 2020. These connected devices include mobile phones, household appliances, smart watches, and even vehicles…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

West Virginia Doctor Secures Temporary Restraining Order Against Medicare Exclusion

In Robie v. Price, Dr. Robie successfully obtained a temporary restraining order prohibiting CMS from terminating his Medicare billing privileges prior to the exhaustion of his administrative remedies by the U.S. District Court…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Constitutional Law, Government Contracting, Health

Federal Court rules that Elected Official Violated First Amendment when Banning Commenter on the Official’s Public Facebook Page

The District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a recent decision that that should remind public officials and employees that if they have social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), the websites may be…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law

State Begins Registering Doctors For Medical Marijuana Program

Physicians who want to be registered to prescribe medical marijuana in Pennsylvania can now sign up through the state Health Department. Officials say the first step for doctors is to complete a practitioner registry, an…more
 /  Health

Sharp Pencil Not a Weapon Under Pennsylvania School Code

S.A. v. Pittsburgh Pub. Sch. Dist., 2017 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 152 (Pa. Commw. Ct. May 1, 2017). Summary and Factual Background - S.A. was a 10th grade student at Barack Obama International Academy, a high school in the…more
 /  Criminal Law, Education

Supreme Court Issues Two Rulings Interpreting FDCPA

The Supreme Court recently issued two rulings interpreting various sections of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in favor of creditors and certain debt buyers. The FDCPA protects debtors from unfair collection…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Pennsylvania employers beware: One slur by a supervisor can now create a hostile work environment.

The Third Circuit recently ruled that a single extreme act of discrimination can produce an actionable hostile work environment claim. In doing so, the court clarified that the legal standard for such claims requires that an…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Federal Court Allows Title IX Claim to Proceed Based Upon Allegations That Student Harassed By Peers for Failure to Conform to Gender Norms

Russell Bittendender, et ux. v. Bangor Area School District, Case No. 15-6465 (E.D. Pa. 2017). The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania refused to dismiss a complaint alleging that a school…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Education

Selective property tax appeals based on property type or residency status of the owner violates the Pennsylvania Constitution’s Uniformity Clause

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently reversed the Commonwealth Court and held that the Uniformity Clause of the Pennsylvania Constitution does not permit school districts to selectively appeal only the assessments of…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Education, Real Estate - Commercial, Taxation

PA Supreme Court Restricts General Assembly’s Right to Spend Oil & Gas Royalty Money

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court continues to expand the reach of the Environmental Rights Amendment to the state Constitution. Adopted in 1971, the Environmental Rights Amendment recognizes that the people have a right to clean…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

What is a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA?

The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires that employers provide employee’s with a qualifying disability with a reasonable accommodation, so long as the same does not represent an undue burden on the employer. The…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Office of Open Records Holds That School Videos Depicting Student In An Altercation Is Not An Educational Record Of The Student Under FERPA

Hawkins v. Central Dauphin School District, AP 2016-0583, 2016 PA O.O.R.D. LEXIS 760. The Office of Open Records reverses its earlier decision and holds that a video from a school bus video system showing an altercation between…more
 /  Education, Privacy

Pennsylvania awards 27 Dispensary Permits

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health released the names of the 27 dispensaries awarded permits this afternoon. The full list of permit holders can be found here…more
 /  Administrative Law, Commercial Law & Contracts
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