More large firms across the country are beefing up their intellectual property practices.
It’s not uncommon for a caregiver child to move in to take care of a parent, thus possibly curtailing their own career and earning ability.
The statup is suing the company from selling an educational toy in the U.S. that allegedly rips off Digital’s patented game technology.
Contracts may include liability provisions in multiple places — but it can backfire if there’s a conflict in what the provisions say.
Malpractice verdicts hit a 15-year low statewide last year, but legal and medical officials could hardly see the matter more differently.
LLCs favor owners who hold a majority share of the business, leaving minority owners with little control.
Attorneys have started looking into the myriad complexities that will likely arise as 3-D printing begins to take hold.
Anyone seeking ownership of a property with a lien against it should watch sheriff’s sales to ensure the property isn’t auctioned off.
In the area of elder law, a competent social worker or elder care advocate strives to make quality of life and quality of care a priority.
Retailer QVC is poised to get a second chance at more than $200,000 in refunds it says a cleaning supply company owes it for returned goods.
Volkswagen diesel buyers in the U.S. facing a decision — whether to accept a remedy to capture pollutants, or to sell the car back to VW.
The judge ruled ADA requires personal care attendants to be given free admission when accompanying their clients to public accommodations.
Employers with more than 100 workers will be required in 2017 to submit pay data broken down by job function, race, ethnicity and sex.
Language in contracts that most of us never read takes away our right to sue.
The Internet has created a more competitive market in for firms on the small side that offer family or estate planning.
Louis Martin Blazer III agrees to settle SEC charges that he used money from professional athletes and other clients to invest in two films.
One planning tool can be important for a person whose spouse is already in a nursing facility or about to enter one.
A combination of Reed Smith and the Philadelphia-based firm would create a firm with more than 2,000 lawyers worldwide.
The death of Pennsylvania’s capital stock tax may prompt many Pennsylvania companies to rethink their corporate structure.
Philadelphia personal injury firm Messa & Associates denied last week wage-and-hour claims levied by a former paralegal.
For example, the Twitter handle @Chipotle is not owned by the Mexican food franchise but by a food blogger named Chip.
The case involved an Indian technology company that allegedly hired away contractors when it took over a project for Time Warner Cable.
For businesses that make telemarketing calls to residential telephone lines using an artificial or prerecorded voice, a new court decision
The court said recording a conversation with an app is a violation of the Wiretap act, despite the act makes an exception for telephones.
Lawsuit alleges medical facility discriminated based on sexual orientation.
Pennsylvania law firms have taken a shot at appealing to companies that may be the next Google or Facebook.
Here we go, again. The average daily cost in Pennsylvania for nursing home care is now $302.42 per day ($110,383 per year!).
The merit selection plan for appellate court judges would require a change to the state constitution.
The Pa. top court gives businesses protection to accept a settlement, but without forfeiting their right to reimbursement from the insurer.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2014 that inherited IRAs have no protection and can be seized by creditors in a bankruptcy.
A federal jury verdict found Pittsburgh Glass Works retaliated against a worker involved in an age bias suit and said he is owed $922,060.
A dispute over what’s publicly and privately owned is being argued amid the splendor of Yosemite National Park.
Following a recent decision by the state, school districts can selectively challenge real estate tax assessments on commercial businesses.
A House committee plans to address making ride-sharing companies permanent and regulated is inching closer to passage.
Law firm is restructuring its offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Mideast, and it’s unclear if any local employees are affected.
A stepfather who sought legal and physical custody of his ex-wife's children can be liable for child support, the state Supreme Court has
“No worker should have to face the choice: Do I take a bathroom break, or do I get paid?” said a attorney at the U.S. Department of Labor.
The number of people hitting financial rock bottom in the Pittsburgh region has been steadily declining.
Intellectual property attorneys are predicting multimillion-dollar payout might short-lived.
A court ruling provides a level of reassurance to insureds that a renewal means what it says and insurers will be bound by the policy.
Midsize Pennsylvania firms seem reluctant to make such a move, in fear that it could change firm culture.
Well, Christmas is over, but you still have almost a week before the start of the New Year to get things in order for the coming year.
Jennifer Smokelin, a lawyer for Reed Smith, represented Haitian reforestation efforts at the Paris climate talks earlier this month.
The new definition opens up franchisors, staffing agencies and any company that uses subcontractors to new labor responsibilities.
The court ruled that defendants accused of infringing patents by inducement cannot use as a defense they held a belief the patent was
Three senators raised concerns about the Pittsburgh for-profit education company’s massive settlement with the federal government.
Lawyer Moshe Marvit proposes expanding federal civil-rights law to make it illegal to fire a person for trying to organize or join a union.
A person who posted a link on her Facebook page and “liked” it on her own page cannot be held liable for publishing defamatory content.
Mr. Murdoch, a K&L partner, had a lifelong attachment to global affairs. He witnessed the Berlin Wall rise as a student, and fall in 1989.
Companies contracting with employment agencies can be held liable for temporary employees’ discrimination claims, an appeals court rules.