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Here’s what to Do to Help Prevent Zoombombing

Here’s what to Do to Help Prevent Zoombombing

  For most of us during the Pandemic, Zoom meetings, or the like, have become a daily occurrence. Unfortunately, this also gives those with malicious intent plenty of opportunities to spread vile, contemptible images and language. This is especially true, if like...

My Company is Being Sued – Now What?

My Company is Being Sued – Now What?

Someone has sent you a letter stating that they have a claim against your company, or you have just received service of a law suit filed against your company, and you discovered that you may not have insurance coverage for the matter, what do you do? Gather Documents...

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 pandemic are likely to have a catch-all “Act of...

Are WARN Notices Required for COVID-19 Layoffs in Pennsylvania?

Are WARN Notices Required for COVID-19 Layoffs in Pennsylvania?

As a result of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order, many businesses are having employees telecommute – some for the first time. But others have had to terminate or furlough all or some of their workforce, whether employees wear white or blue collars. As efforts...

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 reducing the risk of spreading the coronavirus. Businesses...

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 against her former employer may proceed. Pamela Palmiter worked...

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 – died. As a result, those responsible for putting the...