Are You Covered? What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Insurance Coverage

By: Mathew H. Fry, Esquire As a small business owner knows, keeping the business running smoothly can be the difference between success and failure.  A key component to keeping your business operating as it should is to purchase insurance to cover some of the calamities that could stop your business in its tracks.  It is […]

Practical Tips to Prepare You for Your First Meeting with an Attorney

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire “To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We’re all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of […]

PETatory Lending: Leasing Your Pet?

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire Want that cute puppy in the window?  It could cost you significantly more than a pretty penny.  Here’s how. You—and possibly your family which may include a small child—are in the pet store and you (and your family which may include a small child) are in love.  You absolutely need […]

Slicing Up the Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision: A SCOTUS Update

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire One of the most closely watched cases on the Supreme Court’s docket this term was Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The facts of the case were relatively simple—Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker, refused to make a custom cake for a same-sex couple because he believed that doing […]

To Tax or Not to Tax: The Benefit of Real Estate Tax Exemption Is Provided Only to Purely Public Charities for Properties Actually and Regularly Used by the Charity for Charitable Purposes

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire In a recent article, a Montgomery County newspaper reported on a new but previously unrecognized cost to a local YMCA chapter that closed or soon will be closing two of its local facilities: real estate taxes. In Pennsylvania, our law provides for the “principle that a taxpayer should pay no […]

Debt Collection Update—If I Can’t Remember Incurring a Debt, Do I Have to Pay It?

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Creditors have better memories than debtors.”  But how long can a creditor wait to collect a debt?  And what means can a creditor use to collect old debt? In a victory for consumers, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a debt collection […]

When Tragedy Strikes, You May Have A Right To Recovery If You Or A Loved One Is Injured In A Fire Or Building Collapse

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire In my previous blog post, I discussed the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, the requirements of a contractor, and the remedies of a homeowner when there is a dispute about the work performed.  But what about injuries caused by defective workmanship by a builder or subcontractor?  What happens when a […]

SEXUAL HARASSMENT—IT’S NOT PULP FICTION

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood’s most powerful film executives, has been accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by dozens of women who claim that Weinstein demanded sexual favors in exchange for the promise of an Oscar-bait role.   Fear of retaliation by Weinstein promoted a culture of silence which left […]

Physician Please Don’t Heal Thyself – Talk to Your Lawyer About that Employment Contract!

By:      Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire Employment contracts for physicians are nothing new; however, the trend toward larger, corporate healthcare systems has dramatically altered the terms of physician employment agreements and the factors which a physician must consider prior to signing an employment agreement. Physician-owned practices have largely gone by the wayside, giving way to […]

COMPUTER HACKED? IT MAKES YOU WannaCry, DOESN’T IT?

By:   Pamela A. Lee, Esquire           [email protected] If you’ve never heard of ransomware before a few weeks ago, it is likely that the recent cyberattack-using the malware called WannaCry-brought your attention to your vulnerability of a cyberattack. Until now, your focus may have been limited to your vulnerability of catching some […]

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