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Jun 8 2018

Burns White Attorneys Granted Judgment as a Matter of Law in Legal Professional Liability Action after Negotiating for and Winning a Three-Day Summary Trial of Underlying Civil Rights Action

Attorneys James R. Schadel and Kenneth N. Schott, III earned a defense verdict after successfully trying an underlying civil rights action that formed the factual and legal basis for a legal malpractice action filed by a large insurance company against the firm’s clients, a lawyer and his law firm.
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Apr 5 2018

Medical Malpractice: Reginelli Peer Review Case Update

On March 27, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling significantly impacting Pennsylvania’s peer review protections. The Court in Reginelli v. Boggs held that the privilege provided by the Pennsylvania Peer Review Protection Act did not extend to a physician’s performance review file which was maintained by the physician’s employer, an emergency medicine physician practice group.
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Feb 10 2017

OSHA Temporarily Delays the Effective Date of the Beryllium Rule

While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has temporarily delayed the effective date of its final rule on occupational exposure to Beryllium, the extension will not impact the compliance dates of the Beryllium rule. The general industry, shipyard, and construction sectors have one year from the original effective date to comply with most of the requirements. All sectors have two years to provide any required change rooms and showers, and three years from the original effective date to implement engineering controls.
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Sep 16 2016

LEGAL UPDATE: Here’s what you need to know about the Ohio Supreme Court’s ruling in Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration

The Ohio Supreme Court held yesterday that abandoned mineral interests were not automatically extinguished under the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (ODMA). The Court ruled in Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C., that any surface owner seeking to claim ownership of a dormant mineral interest after June 30, 2006, must comply with the provisions of the 2006 version of ODMA, which includes notice and recording requirements. Click here to find out what you need to know about this important ruling.
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Mar 14 2016

GROUP BLOG: EEOC proposes changes to employer EEO-1 reports

In her post for the Employment Law Blotter, Associate Katherine J. McLay addresses the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's proposed changes to its Employer Information or EEO-1 Report, a mandatory compliance survey completed annually by companies with more than 100 employees and many federal contractors.
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