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.
A recent decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court closes an insurance loophole for companies sued by injured workers.
A big challenge facing law firms is the transition of client matters from the baby boomer generation to younger partners.
The deal puts an end to federal and state investigations into the Pittsburgh-based for-profit education company’s recruiting practices.
The federal appeals court has given the FTC authority to crack down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity systems.
The passage rate for first-time takers of the Pennsylvania bar exam in July was at its lowest since 2003.
Medicare Open Enrollment: The words send a shiver down one’s spine.
Kraft Heinz Co. to provide a family-owned meat processor with thousands of pounds of turkey twice a week for the rest of the year.
The mobile workplace is sparking federal labor regulators’ interest in possibly redefining time considered too insignificant to compensate.
Nearly 30 percent of the 137 cases filed by federal prosecutors since the federal trade secrets law was enacted in 1996 have involved China.
A new wave of lawsuits is targeting companies whose websites do not accommodate people with disabilities.
A decision this week by the European Union’s top court about data privacy will have a strong impact on commerce between U.S. and Europe.
A Pennsylvania judge ruled the $21 million agreed upon by Travelers and plaintiff, should have $15 million in interest tacked on to it.
Contractors and subcontractors have less clout in securing prompt payment on government projects now.
Both of the oil and gas cases feature old, complicated deeds and confusion about who owned mineral rights.
The cost of improving Allegheny County’s aging sewer system will likely mean additional fees for many commercial property owners.
Elder Law Guys: New estate planning issues emerging since the arrival of same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania
Couples should look at issues such as custody of children and protections for real estate ownership.