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Estate Planning for Real Estate

Almost all estate planning clients own real estate in one form or another – a residence, a vacation home, or rental property. Real estate presents unique challenges in estate planning because debt is often associated with the…more

Estate Planning, Investment Property

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Feds Define Which “Closely Held Corporations” Are Eligible to Opt Out of Contraception Mandate Under ACA

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. et al, that for-profit closely held corporations must be permitted to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate on…more

Affordable Care Act, Burwell v Hobby Lobby, Closely Held Businesses, Contraceptive Coverage Mandate, Corporate Counsel

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The National Labor Relations Board 2014 Year in Review - Overview of the Board's Significant Actions

Introduction - If the National Labor Relations Board seemed to be on the ropes in 2013, it certainly came out swinging in 2014. Last year, we reported that the Board faced a number of serious legal battles. Although the…more

Ambush Election Rules, Arbitration, Arbitration Agreements, Canning v NLRB, College Athletes

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Is An Injury Sustained by an Employee While Participating in a Workplace Wellness Program Compensable Under the Workers' Compensation Act?

With the new year upon us, chances are that your employees are making those age old resolutions to lose weight, get fit, and exercise more. And, if you sponsor or offer an employee wellness program, your employees might be…more

Employee Benefits, Employer Liability Issues, Wellness Programs, Workers' Compensation Defense, Workplace Injury

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Dealer Advertising: No More Excuses

There are no more excuses. Dealers have seen all the ongoing and very recent announcements from the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) imposing millions of dollars in fines, cease and desist orders, and promises by dealers not to…more

Advertising, Automotive Industry, Car Dealerships, Enforcement Actions, False Advertising

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Amendments Clarify Employers’ Background Check Obligations Under Pennsylvania Law

On July 1, 2015, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law Act 15 (House Bill 1276), which amends Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) to clarify the requirements of employers and volunteer-based organizations to provide…more

Background Checks, Colleges, Compliance, Criminal Background Checks, Educational Institutions

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Split Decision: Today’s divorce seeks to minimize cost and antagonism

While many associate the word divorce as synonymous with painful and messy, a paradigm shift in conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as “collaborative divorce.” Gaining traction in Pennsylvania and part of an…more

Collaborative Divorce, Divorce

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Employers Must Provide "Valuable Consideration" To Current Employees When Entering A Non-Compete Agreement During Employment

In a case of first impression for the appellate courts of this Commonwealth, the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently ruled in Socko v. Mid-Atlantic Systems of CPA, Inc. that language contained in an employment agreement entered…more

Consideration, Employer Liability Issues, Employer Mandates, Employment Contract, Hiring & Firing

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Litigation News -- Summer 2013

In This Issue: "Can Bankruptcy Be A Tool To Combat Eminent Domain? Probably Not" and "Finding the Facts Before the Lawsuit Begins: Pre-Complaint Discovery in Pennsylvania" Excerpt from Can Bankruptcy Be A Tool To…more

Automatic Stay, Consumer Bankruptcy, Debtors, Eminent Domain

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3rd Circuit Says: FTC Can Take Action Against Companies That Suffer Data Security Breaches

Companies can be fined by the federal government for failing to properly safeguard consumer data, according to a decision this week by Pennsylvania's federal appellate court…more

Appeals, Credit Cards, Cyber Attacks, Cyber Crimes, Cybersecurity

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation Mental Injury Claims: Part 3

In Part 1 of this post, we explored the three types of work related mental injury claims addressed by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In Part 2, we discussed how courts are increasingly easing the burden of proving…more

Mental Illness, Workplace Injury

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It's Your Business Newsletter -- December 2012

In This Issue: ..Export Controls: Increased Enforcement Demands an Effective Export Compliance Program - United States exporters are subject to an extremely complex and often overlapping system of export laws…more

Affordable Care Act, Board of Directors, Export Controls, Exports

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NOT SO FAST … The Lesson of Taylor: A trust cannot be modified to allow removal of the trustee without court approval.

In August 2014, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas ruled on an issue of first impression under the Uniform Trust Act – whether a trust could be amended under § 7740.1 to add a provision allowing for the removal of the…more

Removal, Trustees, Uniform Trust Code

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Third Party Immunity for Relying on Powers of Attorney

There is no such thing as no liability, but as a result of recent sweeping changes to Pennsylvania's Power of Attorney statute, third parties should have a much higher level of comfort when taking direction from agents. If an…more

Immunity, Liability, Power of Attorney, Third-Party, Third-Party Liability

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Is Attorney-Client Privilege Affected By Who Pays Counsel Fees?

After receiving great interest from our “Fiduciary Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege” article, we provide this follow-up article to address a possible “exception to the exception” that may still protect documents…more

Attorney-Client Privilege, Beneficiaries, Fiduciary Duty

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Auto Notes, Fall 2013: Dealer Markup Practices - In a New Era of Federal Enforcement

In March 2013, the U.S. Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced that it would closely scrutinize dealer reserve (“markup”) practices. The federal concern is that dealer markups may result in an illegal disparate…more

Automotive Industry, Car Dealerships, CFPB, Discrimination, Disparate Impact

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It's Your Business Newsletter -- December 2012

In This Issue: ..Export Controls: Increased Enforcement Demands an Effective Export Compliance Program - United States exporters are subject to an extremely complex and often overlapping system of export laws…more

Affordable Care Act, Board of Directors, Export Controls, Exports

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It's Your Business Newsletter -- December 2012

In This Issue: ..Export Controls: Increased Enforcement Demands an Effective Export Compliance Program - United States exporters are subject to an extremely complex and often overlapping system of export laws…more

Affordable Care Act, Board of Directors, Export Controls, Exports

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Can sending a text message make you liable for a car accident?

In recent years, one of the most publicized societal issues has been the dangers of distracted driving. In particular, state governments have been passing laws banning certain types of cell phone use while driving. As a…more

Car Accident, Distracted Driving, Texting

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Can Telecommuting Be A Reasonable Accommodation Under The ADA?

Last month, in EEOC v. Ford Motor Company, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (covering Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan) held for the first time that employers may be required to permit employees to telecommute as a…more

ADA, Disability, EEOC, Employee Rights, Employer Mandates

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Intellectual Property 2014 Year in Review

The year 2014 saw some important developments in the area of intellectual property law. A number of intellectual property-related issues even made national headlines. Who can forget the public debate over the rightful…more

Advertising, Aereo, Broadcasting, Coca Cola, Copyright

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Managing Energy Prices

Throughout January and February 2014, the Northeast, Mid Atlantic and Midwest experienced record low temperatures that were accompanied by unprecedented energy prices. The cold snap, which began with the polar vortex, produced…more

Consumer Utility Costs, FERC, Utilities Sector

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An Accidental Peril of Electronic Communication

Text message: “Awesome.” Is that any way to form a contract? In 2011, a Florida state court said it was. It was as early as 1677 that the British Parliament passed the Statute of Frauds, which generally provided…more

Contract Formation, Electronically Stored Information, Statute of Frauds, Texting

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Commonwealth Court Expands the Scope of Good Samaritan Amendment to the Workers’ Compensation Act

In 2003, the Pennsylvania General Assembly amended Section 601 of the Workers’ Compensation Act to expand the definition of the word “employee” to include employees who, while in the course and scope of their employment, provide…more

Employees, Exempt-Employees, Good Samaritans, Kmart, Pipelines

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Milliken v. Jacono: Home Seller not Required to Disclose Murder/Suicide

In a unanimous decision handed down July 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that psychological stigma is not a material defect of real estate which sellers must disclose to buyers. The Court held that the occurrence…more

Disclosure Requirements, Home Buyer, Material Defects, Murder-Suicide, Purchase Agreement

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Insuring Your Business -- June 2013

In This Issue: How Long Should I Keep My Insurance Policies? and Coverage Spotlight: Contract Litigation Insurance. Excerpt from How Long Should I Keep My Insurance Policies? - Policyholders often ask,…more

Auto Insurance, D&O Insurance, Data Retention, Errors and Omissions Policy, Insurers

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It's Your Business News -- August 2013

In This Issue: Making the ‘Right’ Choice; Top Ten Mistakes Businesses Make Regarding Insurance; and You’ve Got the Job, Details Will Follow. Excerpt from Making the ‘Right’ Choice - You have the idea, you…more

Business Development, Business Formation, Business Ownership, Choice of Entity, Corporate Governance

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Tie Goes To The...

Most people know the baseball saying that “a tie goes to the runner.” But who wins if there is a tie in the votes of the judges who are deciding an appellate matter? This article addresses how a case can have a tie vote on…more

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The Detective On Your Wrist And In Your Phone

Love that fitness app you downloaded to your smartphone? Like the idea of having an Apple Watch, Fitbit or some other mobile device helping you stay in shape? There’s certainly nothing wrong with any of these devices or…more

Data Collection, Discovery, Mobile Apps, Popular, Social Media

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The New World of Trademark Litigation After The Supreme Court's B&B Hardware Decision

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a ruling by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) may be binding on a federal court that later hears the same issue. The Court's decision is likely to significantly affect the…more

B&B Hardware v Hargis Industries, Issue Preclusion, Likelihood of Confusion, Popular, SCOTUS

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Update on Rulemaking Status of Emergency (Backup) Generators – Emergency Demand Response For Up to 100 Hours Per Year Remains in Effect Until At Least May 1, 2016.

For those operations that use emergency (backup) generators as part of a demand response program, a recent court decision will allow you to continue such use for up to a total of 100 hours per year, at least until May 1, 2016. …more

Emergency Generators, EPA, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Power Outages, RICE NESHAP

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PA Budget Watch

On Tuesday June 30th, Republican majorities in the Pennsylvania House and Senate passed a 2015-16 budget with no new taxes and sent it to Democrat Governor Tom Wolf who promptly vetoed the bill and called upon legislative…more

Legislative Agendas, State Budgets

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Tie Goes To The...

Most people know the baseball saying that “a tie goes to the runner.” But who wins if there is a tie in the votes of the judges who are deciding an appellate matter? This article addresses how a case can have a tie vote on…more

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Supreme Court Rules that Landlord are Liable for Injuries to Guests of Tenants

Owners of multi-unit properties should be familiar with Section 5431.04(A)(3) of the Ohio Revised Code, which requires a landlord to, “[k]eep all common areas of the premises in a safe and sanitary condition.” At first glance…more

Landlords, Premises Liability, SCOTUS, Tenants

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PA Tax Law News - December 2014

In This Issue: - Recent PA Sales Tax Guidance Concerning Natural Gas and Other Mining Activities - Focus on Pennsylvania Corporate Taxes - Application and Sale of Restricted Tax Credits -…more

Corporate Taxes, Mining, Natural Gas, Realty Transfer Taxes, Sales & Use Tax

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Environmental Alert: Requirements for Existing Area Source Boilers

Regulatory Deadline to File Initial Notification for Existing Area Source Boilers Is January 20, 2014 - This is a reminder that you may be required to file an initial notification with the U.S. EPA and Pennsylvania DEP if…more

Air Pollution, Boilers, Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Claims, EPA

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California to Require Website and Online Service Operators to Disclose Treatment of Do Not Track Requests

On September 27, 2013 California A.B. 370 was signed into law. It becomes effective January 1, 2014. This law amends California's online privacy policy law to require that websites and other online services disclose how they…more

Data Collection, Do Not Track, Internet, Online Privacy Protection Act, Personally Identifiable Information

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Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery

In September 2014, Apple introduced a new mobile-operating system called iOS8. iOS8 offers enhanced data-encryption protection to Apple users and the content stored on their mobile devices. Apple's advancements in…more

Apple, Discovery, Electronically Stored Information, Employment Policies, Encryption

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Mistakes In Deciding Who Qualifies For Overtime Can Be Costly

Deciding which employees are exempt from overtime regulations can be one of the more challenging questions companies face. Do a quick Google search for “wage violations’’ and you’ll find plenty of articles about businesses…more

DOL, Exempt-Employees, Popular, Unpaid Overtime, Wage and Hour

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Court Doubles Father's Child Support Obligation Due To Father's Expenses Being Paid By Second Wife

In the 2015 Pennsylvania Superior Court Decision, J.P.D v. W.E.D, the court affirmed the trial court's decision to double a father's child support payment because the majority of father's expenses were paid by father's second…more

Child Support, Child Support Modification

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The New World of Trademark Litigation After The Supreme Court's B&B Hardware Decision

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a ruling by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) may be binding on a federal court that later hears the same issue. The Court's decision is likely to significantly affect the…more

B&B Hardware v Hargis Industries, Issue Preclusion, Likelihood of Confusion, Popular, SCOTUS

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Distribution Agreements in Pennsylvania: Til Death Do Us Part

One of the most exciting moments in the existence of a new brewery is the moment you ink your very first distribution agreement. Yes, you never forget your first: you’ve arrived, you’re now part of the Show, and now you’re…more

Breweries, Sales & Distribution Agreements, Wine & Alcohol

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Smartphones & Smart Employers: Device Policies Enable Businesses To Safely Embrace Technology

Employers who don’t think they need a bring-your-own-device policy should consider this: Nearly 70 percent of millennials and 31 percent of baby boomers surveyed last year by TrackVia admitted to using their own devices and…more

Bring Your Own Device, Data Protection, Data Security, Disclosure, Electronically Stored Information

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Lehigh County Authority and City of Allentown: A Public-Public Partnership

With the number of municipalities in the United States facing budget pressures, it has become increasingly popular to consider addressing these issues by monetizing municipal assets through a sale or long-term lease in…more

P3s, Public-Private Partnerships

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When are “No-Contest” Clauses Enforceable?

We are often asked about in terrorem clauses or “no-contest” clauses in wills or trusts. Can they be enforced? Under what conditions? Can a contesting party really lose everything? Does a contesting party put anyone else’s…more

Enforcement, Estate Planning, Family Members, No Contest Clause, Trusts

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Supreme Court Slams The Brakes On Challenge To Disparate Act

As of now, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) prohibits dealers from unintentional, or “disparate impact,” discrimination in setting dealer reserves in auto financing. This disparate impact can result from policies or…more

Automotive Industry, Automotive Loans, Car Dealerships, CFPB, Discrimination

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Amendments Clarify Employers’ Background Check Obligations Under Pennsylvania Law

On July 1, 2015, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law Act 15 (House Bill 1276), which amends Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) to clarify the requirements of employers and volunteer-based organizations to provide…more

Background Checks, Colleges, Compliance, Criminal Background Checks, Educational Institutions

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3 ways businesses can protect themselves in pro-union times

Do your work rules align with recent National Labor Relations Board rulings? Are you prepared to ward off a unionization campaign? With the makeup of the NLRB, the two questions are tightly entwined. Though unions comprise…more

NLRB, Quickie Election Rules, Union Elections, Unions

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PA Supreme Court Gives Policy Holders Right to Settle Without Insurer Approval

Insurance coverage counsel have been anxiously awaiting the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision in Babcock & Wilcox Co. v. Am. Nuclear Insurers, 2015 Pa. Lexis 1551 (July 21, 2015), since the high court agreed to hear the case…more

Commercial General Liability Policies, First Impression, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Insurance Settlements, Insureds

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Anatomy Of A Bond Issue: The Participants And The Steps

For many local government officials and solicitors in Pennsylvania, a bond issue is a rare occurrence perceived to be shrouded in mystery. Like most things in life, it is only mysterious because it is unfamiliar. Once you…more

Bonds, Municipal Bonds, SEC

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New Form I-9 Required Beginning May 7

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently released the revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9, which employers are required to use to verify the identity and employment authorization of newly hired…more

Eligibility, Employer Liability Issues, Forms, I-9, ICE

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The Federal Circuit Validates Strong Design Patent Protection

On May 18, 2015, a panel of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling strengthening broad design patent protection in the long-running legal battle between Apple and Samsung over their competing smartphones, resulting…more

Appeals, Apple, Apple v Samsung, Design Patent, Patent Litigation

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Split Decision: Today’s divorce seeks to minimize cost and antagonism

While many associate the word divorce as synonymous with painful and messy, a paradigm shift in conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as “collaborative divorce.” Gaining traction in Pennsylvania and part of an…more

Collaborative Divorce, Divorce

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OSHA: Active Agency Agenda, Increased Enforcement Efforts And Legal Update

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the primary federal agency charged with responsibility for enforcing workplace health and safety regulations, has been very active under the Obama Administration. In…more

Chemicals, Electronically Stored Information, Employer Liability Issues, Investigations, Obama Administration

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Next on DOL’s Agenda: Mobile Device Use Outside Work Hours

It appears that the U.S. Department of Labor intends to remain busy through the rest of the summer. After releasing in June a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking public comment on proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards…more

De Minimis Claims, DOL, Email, FLSA, Minimum Salary

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Amended Return May Not Serve as Timely Refund Claim

Filing an amended tax return does not negate the need to file a timely petition for refund with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue’s Board of Appeals. In a case decided in June, Quest Diagnostics Venture, LLC v…more

Corporate Taxes, Department of Revenue, Filing Deadlines, Franchise Taxes, Tax Refunds

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Voluntary Reporting of Bank Loans – Best Practice or Sword of Damocles?

One of the hottest current topics in the world of municipal finance is the issue of the “voluntary” reporting on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s (“MSRB”) Electronic Municipal Marketplace Access system (“EMMA”) of…more

Loans, MSRB, Municipal Securities Issuers, Municipal Securities Market

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The Federal Circuit Validates Strong Design Patent Protection

On May 18, 2015, a panel of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling strengthening broad design patent protection in the long-running legal battle between Apple and Samsung over their competing smartphones, resulting…more

Appeals, Apple, Apple v Samsung, Design Patent, Patent Litigation

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OSHA Announces Major Focus on Healthcare Industry

In late June, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced a major initiative that will intensify and expand the agency’s enforcement resources in the healthcare industry, with a focus on several common…more

Healthcare, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, OSHA, Safety Inspections

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Say It Isn't So – Has Pennsylvania Adopted No Fault Trustee Removal?

Apparently, nothing is sacred. In yet another opinion that chips away at long standing fiduciary principles, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued an opinion that seems to adopt no fault trustee removal in Pennsylvania…more

Estate Planning, Trustees, Trusts

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Auto Notes -- December 2012

In This Issue: Facility Upgrades, Where Does it End?; Changes in Areas of Responsibility; and Sad Things Can Happen to a Dealership's Work "Family" Member, Too. Excerpt from Facility Upgrades, Where Does It End? -…more

Car Dealerships, Manufacturers

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In Defense of Probate

A critical goal of estate planning is to ease the burdens of administering the client’s estate for her beneficiaries. Clients rightfully wish to streamline the process for settlement of their affairs and seek guidance on how…more

Probate, Wills

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Supreme Court Reverses Federal Circuit on Two Key Patent Issues

On June 2, 2014, the Supreme Court decided two closely-watched patent cases, unanimously reversing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and making it easier to defend some claims of patent infringement…more

Akamai Technologies, Appeals, Claim Construction, Direct Infringement, En Banc Review

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Federal Court Retains Jurisdiction in Case Involving Delaware’s Unclaimed Property Estimation Methodology

Delaware has developed a reputation for being very aggressive in its unclaimed property auditing procedures through the use of third-party contract auditors. Several appeals filed in federal court challenging Delaware’s…more

Auditors, Unclaimed Property

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Post-Production Issues and Oil & Gas Leases

So your oil and gas lease has now converted from the primary term to the secondary term – now what? There are several issues that a landowner or mineral interest owner should be aware of at this stage of the lease. …more

Leases, Marcellus Shale, Mineral Leases, Oil & Gas, Royalties

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Estate Planning for Young Families

Proper estate planning for young families is essential, despite often being overlooked by both clients and attorneys. Many young families view their estate as being “simple” because in their minds they “don’t have much,” and…more

Beneficiaries, Durable Power of Attorney, Estate Planning, Minors, Wills

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Still Waiting for Those New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulations

You may recall that over a year ago, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to “modernize and streamline” the existing Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations, specifically with respect to the “white…more

DOL, Exempt-Employees, FLSA, Non-Exempt Employees, Wage and Hour

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State Impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan Rule

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed the new Clean Power Plan Rule, which has been touted as President Obama's most significant environmental proposal to date. The main goal of the Clean…more

Clean Power Plan, Environmental Policies, EPA, Power Plants

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OSHA Announces Major Focus on Healthcare Industry

In late June, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced a major initiative that will intensify and expand the agency’s enforcement resources in the healthcare industry, with a focus on several common…more

Healthcare, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, OSHA, Safety Inspections

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Is This The End of Patent Trolls?

Following the Supreme Court's recent guidance in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, several software patents have been invalidated by the Federal Circuit, and district courts. In Alice Corp., the court set out a two prong…more

CLS Bank v Alice Corp, Corporate Counsel, Patent Trolls, Patent-Eligible Subject Matter, Popular

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The Trustee's Power to Loan

Trust agreements often give trustees the power to make loans. When and how to exercise the power should be given significant thought. Upholding the fiduciary duty owed to all beneficiaries is always a key concern. …more

Beneficiaries, Fiduciary Duty, Lending, Trustees

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President Obama to Issue Executive Order Mandating Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

We recently learned that President Obama plans to issue an Executive Order mandating paid sick leave for employees of federal contractors and subcontractors. This comes as no surprise as the President has utilized his power over…more

DOL, Domestic Partnership, Domestic Violence, Executive Orders, Federal Contractors

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FERC-CFTC Memoranda of Understanding

For those clients involved in transactions subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") or the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"), please be advised that on January 2, 2014, FERC…more

CFTC, Dodd-Frank, FERC, Memorandum of Understanding

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Bank Loans Grow In Municipal Market While Bond Issues Shrink

Significant developments in the way municipal entities borrow money are under way. Last year, issuances of new municipal bonds in traditional municipal bond markets dropped to near historic lows and the outlook for 2014 is…more

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County Waited Too Long to Assess

In Duke Energy Fayette II, LLC v. Fayette County Board of Assessment Appeals, No. 1406 C.D. 2014 (May 28, 2015), the Court found that the Fayette County Board of Assessment Appeals conducted an impermissible spot reassessment…more

Duke Energy, Electric Generation Suppliers, Electricity, Property Tax, Tax Assessment

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A Game-Changing Misstep for Walmart?

A federal district court recently sanctioned Walmart for "spoliation of evidence" in an employment litigation case. Although Walmart has asked the Court to reconsider its decision or allow it to appeal the decision to the…more

Adverse Employment Action, Discrimination, Document Destruction, Document Retention Policies, EEOC

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Asset Protection Strategies

During the estate planning process a question we are frequently asked relates to the best way to protect assets from creditors. The easy answer, although not the most satisfactory, is to give the assets in question away, before…more

Asset Protection, Creditors, Estate Planning, Gifts

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Emergency Engines – Promised EPA Rule Relaxes Allowance for Emergency Engines to Operate Under Demand Response Programs, But Limits Peak Shaving

On January 14, 2013, EPA signed final revisions to the RICE NESHAP (and related NSPS for consistency) allowing for expanded use of emergency engines in non-emergency situations. The action bans peak shaving by emergency engines…more

EPA, Power Companies, RICE NESHAP

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Smartphones & Smart Employers: Device Policies Enable Businesses To Safely Embrace Technology

Employers who don’t think they need a bring-your-own-device policy should consider this: Nearly 70 percent of millennials and 31 percent of baby boomers surveyed last year by TrackVia admitted to using their own devices and…more

Bring Your Own Device, Data Protection, Data Security, Disclosure, Electronically Stored Information

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Intellectual Property 2014 Year in Review

The year 2014 saw some important developments in the area of intellectual property law. A number of intellectual property-related issues even made national headlines. Who can forget the public debate over the rightful…more

Advertising, Aereo, Broadcasting, Coca Cola, Copyright

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