Articles + Updates

CARES Act’s Impact on the Bankruptcy Code

The CARES Act (see my prior posts online at Burns White's COVID Resource Center), signed into law by President Trump ...
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Court Finds That An Insurer Does Not Act in Bad Faith by Revisiting an Acceptance of Coverage

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted a defendant insurer’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment to dismiss a bad faith ...
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New Jersey Issues Executive Order 112 to Protect Healthcare Providers

On April 1, 2020, Governor Phil D. Murphy issued Executive Order 112. The broad-ranging decree was designed to provide legal ...
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States Respond to COVID-19 to Protect Healthcare Workers

By Maria Granaudo Gesty, Esquire At least three states have responded to the COVID-19 state of emergency by enacting added ...
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U.S. Treasury Issues Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program

By William Buchanan, Esquire The U.S. Treasury has now issued an Interim Final Rule (“IFR”) on the implementation of the ...
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Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights COVID-19 Update – April 1, 2020

By William Buchanan, Esquire SUMMARY ON CURRENT FUNDING INITIATIVES FOR BUSINESSES IN THE CARES ACT AND PENNSYLVANIA COVID-19 ECONOMIC RELIEF ...
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COVID-19 Shutdown: The Challenges and Options for Parties in the Process of Divorce

by Dorothy O'Neil, Esquire The COVID-19 shutdown has people asking a litany of questions, including what to do with children ...
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PA CARE Package Announced

On March 30, 2020, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the launch of the PA CARE Package. The program will focus ...
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Coronavirus Ethics Tips for Pennsylvania Lawyers

By Scott R. Eberle, Co-Chair of the Ethics and Legal Malpractice Practice Group The COVID-19 crisis has brought unique challenges ...
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District Court Grants Insurer’s Motion to Dismiss Extracontractual Claims for Failure to State a Claim

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted an insurer’s motion to dismiss claims for statutory bad faith and violations of ...
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