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Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace for Employees During and After COVID-19

By Angela A. Cronk, Esquire Recently, the White House issued a set of federal guidelines for reopening the U.S. economy ...
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Returning Employees to the Office After COVID-19 Shutdowns

By Angela A. Cronk, Esquire COVID-19 has shuttered the doors of almost every business office in the Northeast. Employers have ...
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What is the “Standard of Care” in a Pandemic?: Medical Malpractice Defense in Response to a Public Health Emergency

By Megan B. Kelleher, Esquire In this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers have been forced to walk a fine line ...
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Superior Court Finds Reservation of Rights Letter Which Does Not Include Potential Exclusions to Be Ineffective

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently held that while reservation of rights letters from insurance companies do not need to ...
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Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Trucking Industry and the Response From the FMCSA

Trucks move roughly 71.4% of the nation’s freight by weight.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, as of May ...
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PA Supreme Court Finds Duty to Defend “Accidental” Shooting During Otherwise Intentional Acts

On April 22, 2020, in a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that an insurer had a duty ...
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Breach of Contract Claim Dismissed in Class Action Regarding Application of New Jersey Fee Schedule, but UTPCPL Claim Proceeds

The Middle District of Pennsylvania recently dismissed a breach of contract claim against an insurer but allowed a UTPCPL claim ...
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Law Permitting Alcohol Home Delivery for Beer Breweries and Restaurants During, and After, the COVID-19 Crisis

By Joshua D. Brown, Esquire As with most Pennsylvania businesses, the present COVID-19 crisis has been enormously stressful and rapid ...
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Summary Judgment Granted After Finding Insurer Reasonably Relied Upon An Independent Expert

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted an insurer’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and dismissed a bad faith claim ...
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Estate Planning During COVID-19: Understanding the Basics

by Aleksandra J. Kocelko, Esquire The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused an increased interest in estate planning. While it’s always ...
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