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O’Neil Explores ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ as a Trend in the US

Conscious uncoupling is not just for celebrities. Law firms are capitalizing on its current popularity, and recommending the process for ...
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U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Wage and Hour Opinion Letters Regarding FLSA Compliance

On July 1, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued three new opinion letters from the Department’s Wage ...
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Eastern District Grants Summary Judgment to Insurer on Coverage and Bad Faith Claims

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted an insurer’s motion for summary judgment as ...
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Superior Court Holds that Extrinsic Evidence Should Not Be Considered When Determining Duty to Defend

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently held that extrinsic evidence could not be used in determining whether an insurer had ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Plaintiffs May Not Recover Punitive Damages In Maritime Unseaworthiness Cases

On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held that a plaintiff may not recover punitive damages on a ...
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Crisis Management: Is Your Organization Prepared to Execute a Rapid Response?

By Stuart T. O'Neal III, Esquire and Anne Schmidt Frankel, Esquire Allegations of sexual assault. Violence in the workplace. Claims ...
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Proposed Changes to Medical Malpractice Venue Rules Met with Opposition; Decision Delayed for Now

Article by Ashley Griffin The Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act, otherwise known as the MCARE Act, 40 ...
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Effective Hospital Policies Can Shield Nurses From Liability

Article by David Johnson, published on Law360 Posted on May 7, 2019 Nurses play a critical role in the provision ...
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Eastern District Court Grants Summary Judgment to Insured on Bad Faith Claim

Judge McHugh of The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted summary judgment in favor ...
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Pennsylvania’s New Cyber Security Landscape

Article by Taylor Wantz and Lyle Washowich, Esq. On November 21, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a landmark decision, holding ...
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