COVID-19: Be Alert To New Unemployment Compensation Notification Requirements For Employers

By Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire [email protected] Pennsylvania law now requires employers to provide to employees a specific notification of the availability of unemployment compensation (UC) benefits at the time an employee is either separated from employment or the employee’s hours are reduced.    The PA Department of Labor and Industry has created a form, Employer […]


By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire [email protected]   Ten weeks after the stay-at-home order was issued for the entire Southeastern Pennsylvania region, things are expected to change. On Thursday afternoon Gov. Tom Wolf confirmed that the following counties will move from the red to the yellow phase on Friday, June, 5, 2020: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, […]

COVID-19: Consider Waivers For Extra Protection For Your Business

By: Mathew H. Fry, Esquire [email protected] As the COVID-19 restrictions on businesses appear to be easing, clients have requested waivers to be signed by customers to protect them from liability in the event of an infection.  While it would likely be difficult to prove where an infection originated, waivers can give peace of mind to […]

COVID-19: Reopening Businesses

By: Robert B. George, Esquire [email protected] As many states are announcing plans to reopen businesses, employers need to be concerned about a number of operational and employment-related issues that can result in potential liability if not handled properly. A primary concern for employers as they begin to reopen businesses is and should be the safety […]

Memorial Day 2020: The parades and BBQ’s may be cancelled, but we can still honor all the men and women who lost their lives fighting for our freedom.

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire [email protected] Date: May 22, 2020 Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. This holiday is typically filled with parades and ceremonies to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice while defending […]

COVID-19: Safely Returning to Work – Employers’ Obligations and Employees’ Rights

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire As many states are reopening their economies and employees are heading back into the workplace, there is a lot of uncertainty about how to keep workers safe, especially those who may be at higher risk due to age or a medical condition[1].  To address the concerns of employers and employees […]

Covid-19: Construction Alert – Are You Ready For Construction Operations To Safely Resume?

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire Construction operations in Pennsylvania resumed as of May 1, 2020.   Is your work site prepared for operations in a COVID-19 world? Conducting construction operations in an age of social distancing brings with it numerous unprecedented—and complex—new considerations such as, for example, the following: COVID-19 safety plans and selection of a […]

COVID-19: Does Your Business Insurance Policy Cover Your Losses During the COVID–19 Shutdown? Your Insurance Company May Tell You No, But That May Not Be the Truth

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire As the stay-at-home orders and business shutdowns continue, you hear many stories from small businesses about being unable to take advantage of the stimulus funds or loans to keep their businesses afloat.  Many businesses that have comprehensive insurance have also asked their insurance agents and brokers about filing a claim […]

COVID-19: Remote Notarization is Permitted in Pennsylvania, For Now. What You Need to Know to Get Your Documents Notarized from Home

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire             Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania has enacted a law allowing for remote notarization of documents during this crisis. Now, with the use of video conferencing and a remote notary, you can have a will prepared and executed, create a power of attorney, go to closing on a new […]

COVID-19: The Impact Upon Child Support Obligations

By: Robert B. George, Esquire             The current COVID -19 pandemic is sending the world into a state of panic and distress, with Pennsylvania being among one of the many States that have mandated Stay-at-Home Orders and the shutting down of all non-essential businesses.   As a result, many individuals within Pennsylvania, as well as across […]

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