Business / Law


Firms beginning to take flat-fee model to e-discovery

The move brings risks for both sides given the contract price is based on an estimated amount of data the firm expects to handle.

2 days ago


American Bar Association gives lawyers OK to scan jurors' social media

The American Bar Association says lawyers can examine the publicly available information that jurors post to social media sites.

1 week ago


 James Creenan has been named the new president of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Allegheny County Bar Association names Creenan president

James Creenan, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., is a founding partner of the Murrysville law firm Creenan & Baczkowski.

2 weeks ago


Lawyers: Defendants concede too fast in data breach suits

From the perspective of Chandler Givens of Edelson PC, courts are beginning to realize the impact that data breaches have on those affected.

2 weeks ago


Small firms learn to co-exist with online legal services

Lawyers offer something those websites can’t: real-world experience.

2 weeks ago


Experts adjust as legal landscape between college, pro leagues ‘blur’

Sev­eral high-pro­file cases in­volv­ing col­lege ath­letes ap­pear to pres­ent op­por­tu­ni­ties for firms seek­ing to ex­pand their

3 weeks ago


Federal judge knocks lawyering, sends fracking case to state court

The suit was filed by the owner of oil and gas rights arguing that he is entitled to compensation from UGI Storage Co.

3 weeks ago


Vehicle speed information from ‘black box’ ruled admissible

Superior Court ruled that information from a vehicle’s “event data recorder” is admissible to establish a vehicle’s speed prior to a crash.

1 month ago



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