To avoid paying departing employees additional money, employers should ensure that job offer letters clearly state the terms of payment.
Michael S. Caccese and James R. Segerdahl will be replacing Peter J. Kalis at the law firm.
Unfortunately, family businesses may not have time to waste when it comes to succession planning.
“Employees are not permitted to provide legal advice or make referrals to attorneys,” an official wrote.
Lawyers argued displaying noncommercial ads about religious or social issues can jeopardize profits for companies with ads posted nearby.
Creating the “right” power of attorney is frequently the key to the success or failure of a person’s intentions for his or her estate.
Debates over the role and rights of graduate students have emerged as more universities rely on low-paid adjuncts and doctoral students.
Plaintiffs attorneys and consumer-safety groups are worried about confusion that could arise from the lack of federal standards.
Cybersecurity fears are not new, but clients have begun to look more closely at their outside law firms’ data policies.
Pennsylvania may have new rules on red lights, but it doesn’t give drivers a pass to ignore them.
Former Pa. governor said this was not a mea culpa. “I don’t apologize at all,” he said. “I’m a strong advocate of continuing to frack.”
Company executives are responsible for ensuring that fairness opinions — key documents in mergers and acquisitions — are truly “fair.”
In the wake of the Brexit vote, some large Pennsylvania firms are looking to expand operations in Germany.
Today’s seniors may remarry or have a formal relationship with someone for many years after the death or divorce of their original spouse.
The municipal portion of the local share tax, enacted when slot machine gambling was legalized, is now the subject of legal challenges.
Restaurants and the food service industry in general are more likely to ask patrons about their allergies when they sit down to eat.
As the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission penalizes electric suppliers, it has narrowly focused oversight of competitive market.
Employers may apply to the program if they would otherwise have to lay off at least 10 percent of the employees in the affected unit.
Two groups have filed a petition with the FTC seeking requirements for all funeral homes to fully disclose their prices online.
The class claimed egg producers were involved in a conspiracy to control and limit the supply of eggs in an effort to increase prices.
Coal companies in three states say a judge’s instructions to the jury in the Upper Big Branch case could make them targets of prosecutors.
Freshly minted lawyers in Pittsburgh region finding the market is much tighter than it was five years ago.
Law graduates looking for jobs are finding the market is tighter than ever in the region, and the same could be said for many other cities.
West Virginia jury rules Wheeling man entitled to $5.1 million for his share of a business that owns Marathon gas stations in the region.
A court decision will make it easier for patent owners to sue for more money when someone purposely infringes on their patent.
A lawsuit over slipping on a banana landed a store in federal court. But the judge said there wasn't enough evidence to let the suit slide.
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.