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Citing ‘Shifting Landscape,’ Court Declares Regular Use Exclusion Invalid

The Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County recently granted an insured’s motion for partial summary judgment after holding that ...
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Employee Personal Travel During COVID-19

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting challenging issues for employers as many employees and their families travel for summer ...
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PA Supreme Court Issues New Guidance for Employers Seeking to Enforce Restrictive Covenants

In a case decided on June 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that for a restrictive covenant executed ...
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Family Law

By Aleksandra J. Kocelko, Esq. While the COVID-19 pandemic may have most people telecommuting, purchasing essential items and practicing social ...
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16 and Married No More and Other Changes from Act 18 to the Domestic Relations Statute

By Kerven M. Moon, Esq. Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania General Assembly amended its Domestic Relations (title 23 of the ...
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Household Exclusion Enforced: Gallagher Distinguished

The Western District of Pennsylvania recently granted an insurer’s motion for judgment on the pleadings after holding that the Pennsylvania ...
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Analysis of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s Executive Order Extending Immunity to Healthcare Professionals Responding to COVID-19

On May 6, 2020, Governor Wolf issued an Executive Order [hereinafter “Order”] to “Enhance Protections for Healthcare Professionals.” The Order ...
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COVID-19 and Third Party Liability Claims in the Retail and Hospitality Industry

By Brian S. Kane, Esquire and Gerard Hornby One of the biggest risks posed to the retail and hospitality industry ...
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Coronavirus and the Americans with Disabilities Act: How Small and Mid-Size Businesses Can Help Protect Themselves from Litigation

By Mark T. Sottile, Esq. As the reported coronavirus death and hospitalization rates begin to level in the country’s most ...
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Despite Attorney Fee Award Six Times Greater than Contract Claim, Superior Court Affirms

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed an award of attorney’s fees in the amount of $34,850, holding that the ...
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