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Do Act of God Clauses Include COVID-19?

Do Act of God Clauses Include COVID-19?

Do Act of God Clauses Include COVID-19? Following the SARS outbreak in 2002, many business interruption insurance policies started including an exemption for pandemics caused by a viral or bacterial outbreak. But even those that do not specifically reference a...

Don’t Let COVID-19 Layoffs Trigger Discrimination Complaints

Don’t Let COVID-19 Layoffs Trigger Discrimination Complaints

  Don’t Let COVID-19 Layoffs Trigger Discrimination Complaints On April 14, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a “COVID-19 Emergency Mitigation Plan for Businesses.” It requires Gov.Tom Wolf to publish guidelines on how businesses can operate while...

Workers Using Medical Marijuana Are Protected from Being Fired

Workers Using Medical Marijuana Are Protected from Being Fired

Workers Using Medical Marijuana Are Protected from Being Fired Employees who are prescribed medical marijuana and are terminated by employers for using it in the workplace just received a serious level of protection. A Lackawanna County court said an employee’s suit...

Defending Products Liability Lawsuits in Pennsylvania

Defending Products Liability Lawsuits in Pennsylvania

Defending Products Liability Lawsuits in Pennsylvania A products liability lawsuit case is never pleasant for anyone involved. When a products liability lawsuit is filed, it is because someone has been injured, suffered a property loss or – in the worst-case scenario...