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Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm serving businesses by providing legal and consulting services. We help our clients by applying creative, strategic solutions, and problem-solving support to help their businesses, organizations, and personnel navigate complex legal issues and thrive in an increasingly complex world.

Lawrence Stengel Selected as Special Investigator in NFL Concussion Settlement Program

Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) has been selected as Special Investigator in the National Football League’s (NFL) Concussion Settlement program. In this position, he supports the implementation of the NFL settlement agreement by leading the investigation of possibly fraudulent claim submissions and making recommendations to the Special Masters overseeing the administration of the fund.


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Saxton & Stump Hires David Garrett as Controller

  Lancaster, PA, December 13, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of David M. Garrett as Controller. David will oversee the firm’s billing, financial reporting, insurance, and banking, among other tasks.   “As...

Ron Pollock, Esq. to Present at ABC Keystone Construction Seminar 

  Lancaster, Pa, December 11, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Ronald Pollock, Esq. will present “Session 6: Construction Risk Management” of ABC Keystone’s “Understanding the Construction Process from Inception to...

Saxton & Stump Shareholder Selected as Special Investigator in the National Football League’s Concussion Settlement Program

  LANCASTER, Pa., December 10, 2018 – Saxton & Stump announced that Judge Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.), current Shareholder and former Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, has been named Special Investigator in...

Saxton & Stump Expands IT Capabilities

  Lancaster, Pa, December 7, 2018 – Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce the expansion of our IT capabilities with the addition of Troy Nelson as quality assurance engineer.   As a quality assurance engineer, Troy assists with software development and website...

Erik M. Hume, Esq. to Present at Annual Real Estate Institute

  Lancaster, Pa, December 5, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Erik M. Hume, Esq. will present for a fourth year at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Annual Real Estate Institute on December 7.Erik will be presenting...

Saxton & Stump Appoints Matthew W. Rappleye as General Counsel

  Lancaster, PA, November 15, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce Matthew W. Rappleye, Esq. has been appointed as the firm’s General Counsel. Matt, who has over 25 years of legal experience, will have broad responsibilities...

Judge Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) to Serve on Independent Oversight Committee for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program

Lancaster, Pa, November 13, 2018 – Saxton & Stump announced today that Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.), former Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, will serve as a member of the Independent Oversight...

Hon. Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) to Lead New Alternative Dispute Resolution Company

  Lancaster, PA, October 31, 2018 – To better serve clients, Saxton & Stump, a full-service law firm headquartered in Lancaster, PA, recently established Optimal Dispute Resolutions. Optimal Dispute Resolutions is an alternative dispute resolutions firm offering...

Saxton & Stump Hires Nancy L. Sperry as Senior Clinical Consultant

  Lancaster, PA, October 30, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Nancy L. Sperry, MS, APRN-FNP-C, MPH, BSN, RN, AHN-BC as Senior Clinical Consultant. Nancy assists with mitigation efforts on behalf of the...

Saxton & Stump to Present Employment Law Seminar for ABC Keystone

  Lancaster, PA, October 9, 2018 – On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 7:30 am – 11:30 am, Saxton & Stump will host an Employment Law Seminar, Navigating the Top Legal Issues Facing HR Professionals, at Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter (ABC...


Rising Hospital Settlements and the Shift Away from Defending Claims

  Industry experts comment on trends in medical malpractice litigation and settlements with an emphasis on why it's important to try more cases in court. The Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) discusses the immense importance of jury trials in our legal system.  In...

Changes to the Statutes Governing Common Interest Communities

This year, the Pennsylvania legislature made significant changes to the laws governing condominiums, cooperatives, and planned communities. These changes have a direct impact on all players in the industry including individuals who live in, create, or manage a common...

Legal Considerations When Starting a Business

  Starting a business is a complex venture. In the formation stage of starting your business, there are a number of choices you must make pertaining to entity type, name, licensure, insurance, and contracts. In the document below, Kathy Pandelidis Granbois, Esq....

Granbois Top 10 Commercial Contract Nuggets

  Before entering into a commercial contract, it is important to understand the various facets of these documents in order to protect your business. From details hidden in the fine print to what actually constitutes a contract, Kathy Pandelidis Granbois, Esq. compiled...

Does Your Presentation Infringe on Copyrights?

  To get our audience’s attention and keep them interested in your presentations, it’s common to sprinkle in humor, music, and other items of interest to maintain attention. Thanks to the ease of finding, cutting, and pasting information on the internet and new...

Your Company Has Intellectual Property: How to Identify Using a Self-Audit

  Remember when letters were written on paper rather than electronically and tangible assets, such as real estate and equipment, provided the majority of economic value of a company? In those days of old, companies strategized as to the most effective way to manage...

Revamping Arbitration: Pennsylvania Adopts the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act

  Pennsylvania first adopted the Uniform Arbitration Act (“UAA”) in 1927.  Half a century later, in 1980, it was replaced with a modified version of the model Uniform Arbitration Act of 1955, to create the current UAA.  The purpose of the UAA was to “promote the...

Beware of Regular Rate Issues and Commissioned Employees

  On July 12, 2018, in the matter of Johnson v. Cincinnati Bell Inc., et al., a U.S. District Court in Ohio certified a class of non-exempt commissioned sales representatives pursuant to § 216(b) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The class members allege that...

8 Ways to Prevent, Respond to Non-Employee Sexual Harassment

  A quote from Rick Hackman was recently featured in the Medical Practice Compliance Alert newsletter. This monthly newsletter offers advice for practices on how to stay compliant with medical rules and regulations.Rick Hackman weighed in on how to prevent and respond...

Healthcare Construction-Risk Mitigation is Critical for Vulnerable Patients

  Due to the unique nature of healthcare facilities, construction projects require careful, specialized attention.  As described in previous articles, a detailed risk mitigation plan should be undertaken before any project involving a healthcare related building...


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