LA Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell Has More Worries Than Public Shaming – He Could Face Criminal and Civil Liability for Secretly Recording Nick Young

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By:      Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com March 31, 2016 Fellow L.A. Lakers’ teammates gave D’Angelo Russell the silent treatment for his secret recording of his private conversation with teammate Nick Young. Maybe Russell had not realized that California—like Pennsylvania—is a dual-party consent state, meaning both parties must know about and consent to the recording […]

Why Every Small Business Needs a Good Business Attorney

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire        mfry@dioriosereni.com In the age of do-it-yourself websites and preprinted legal forms, many small business owners may believe that consulting with a business lawyer is not necessary when starting up or operating their business. While it is true that the websites and preprinted legal forms can be a useful starting […]

FREEZE FRAME:Photographing Police Activity May Not Be Protected Under the First Amendment, According to Pennsylvania Federal Law

By Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire lmilula@dioriosereni.com THE DECISION DISCUSSED IN THIS POSTING HAS BEEN REVERSED ON APPEAL A federal court in Philadelphia recently held that a private citizen does not have a First Amendment right to photograph or film police officers-even in a public place while the officers perform their police duties-unless the person has […]

DANGER AHEAD: 2015 Marked Largest Increase in Motor Vehicle Deaths in 50 Years

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com According to the National Safety Council, 2015 was the deadliest driving year since 2008, with an estimated 38,300 people killed on the roads. What’s worse, the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the 8% increase in 2015 motor vehicle deaths from 2014 is the largest year-over-year percent increase in […]

Slip Sliding Away, Part II – What to do if you Slip and Fall on Someone Else’s Property

By : Matthey H. Fry mfry@dioriosereni.com With the snow and ice in full swing this winter, it will be up to property and business owners to keep sidewalks, parking lots, and walkways clear of ice and snow. For business owners, care must be taken to keep floors dry as customers track snow and ice as […]

Beware of Gender Stereotyping – The Equal Opportunity Offender

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire lmikula@dioriosereni.com A lawyer in California made embarrassing headlines recently when he was sanctioned by a judge for sexist comments he had made to opposing counsel during a deposition. In a diatribe sounding as though it had been lifted from the pages of a Mad Men script, when opposing counsel – […]

SHOW ME THE MONEY: HOW TO ENSURE FAIR CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS

BY: Robert B. George, Esq. rgeorge@dioriosereni.com With the recent end of the 2015 tax year, it may be an opportune time to review your case if you are a party to a Support Action, whether as an Obligee – the one to whom a support obligation is owed, or the Obligor – the one who […]

Slip Sliding Away…What to Do if You’re in a Car Crash

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esq. mfry@dioriosereni.com It’s that time of year again with the extreme cold and bad weather finally upon us. With the first major storm approaching, you can expect more than a few road hazards and unfortunately, car crashes. Please be careful if you have to drive in inclement weather, but if you […]

Employers’ Top Four New Year’s Resolutions to Keep

Employers’ Top Four New Year’s Resolutions to Keep By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire lmikula@dioriosereni.com Whether you believe in resolutions or not, making a list of key action items and then getting them done can help protect your business from employment-related claims and misconduct in 2016. Here’re the top four action items for your 2016 to-do […]

New Year’s Resolutions, and Regrets!

BY: ROBERT B. GEORGE, ESQUIRE With the Holidays and celebrations of the New Year recently behind us, you may, like so many other unfortunate but otherwise well-meaning individuals, find yourself the recipient of a present that none of us would want and wish you could return – a citation/summons charging you with Driving Under the […]

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