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 […]

SEXUAL ASSAULT: SEEKING CIVIL JUSTICE

By Pamela A. Lee, Esquire As I write this blog post, the media are anxiously waiting outside a district courthouse in Montgomery County, PA.  Why?  Bill Cosby is due to be arraigned on felony indecent assault charges stemming from an alleged 2004 incident in his home. The county prosecutors originally investigated the victim’s complaint in […]

GET THE GRINCH TO PAY UP!

By Matthew H. Fry, Esq. Superior Court decides when attorneys’ fees can be recovered by contractors who are not paid for their work.   What are your options as a contractor or subcontractor when a general contractor or owner fails to make prompt payment on a commercial construction project?  What if the work was approved […]

SACKED? Ex-Trojans Head Coach Sarkisian Kicks Off Dispute with USC Over the Workplace Rights of Alcoholics.

By Lisanne L. Mikula Steve Sarkisian, once a promising football coach, filed a lawsuit last week against the University of Southern California, alleging that USC discriminated against him on the basis of his disability—alcoholism—when it terminated his employment as head coach of the Trojans. Sarkisian alleges that at this year’s pre-season pep rally, where USC serves […]

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE—PARANOID OR PREPARED?

By Lisanne L. Mikula While most people think of violence as something that happens to “everyone else,” violence in the workplace has become an epidemic. Not only is workplace violence increasingly common in workplaces where violence is expected — for example, corrections, law enforcement and mental health — but in almost every occupation as well.  In […]

Beware of the Fine Print – Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

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Authored by: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire                          plee@dioriosereni.com You are sitting in the administrative office of the nursing home or long-term care facility.  It’s a difficult decision to be sure.  But you’ve made the decision … whether for yourself, your spouse, your parent or […]

867-5309—Jenny, I got your number, but if your roommate answers, she may have a Telephone Consumer Protection Act claim against me:

Click on the link provided below to learn more. Party Line: Third Circuit Issues Expansive Interpretation of Right to Sue Under the TCPA

Flu Season in Philly –Save yourself a headache and remember Philadelphia has a new Paid Sick Leave law

Clink the link provided below to learn more. Philadelphia Joins List of Cities Mandating Paid Sick Leave

Working for the Clampdown: Pennsylvania legislators call for increase in minimum wage

Click on the link below to learn more. Efforts Increase to Raise State Minimum Wage

Take this job and shove it!— NLRB’s condemnation of employer’s termination of employee for “liking” a Facebook comment critical of the employer is upheld on appeal.

Click on the below link to learn more about this court decision that shows a sign of support for the NLRB’s newly tightened stance on protecting an employee’s right to complain on social media about his or her job. Triple Play v. National Labor Relations Board

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