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The Importance of a Letter of Intent in Mergers and Acquisitions: Reach an Understanding Before Committing Time and Resources
This is the second installment in our four-part series, “Key Stages in Buying and Selling Businesses.” In this series, we explore critical stages in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process that both buyers and sellers should consider. Once a...
In the construction industry cash flow is imperative to keep projects moving and your company profitable. Unfortunately, sometimes a project is slow to pay, for whatever reason. As a rule of thumb, it is generally wise to consult your attorney as soon as an...
PA Supreme Court to decide whether employee retaliation claims could be filed under both whistleblower and human relations laws
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to decide whether employees covered under Pennsylvania’s Whistleblower Law (PWL) and alleging adverse employment action for reporting discriminatory conduct by an employer may also bring suit under the Pennsylvania Human Relations...
Last month, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) issued a proposed rule limiting its jurisdiction to exclude private university and college graduate students who perform work in connection with their studies from coverage under the National Labor...
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently declared that the seven-year statute of repose applicable to medical malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional. Healthcare providers and their insurers and reinsurers should be mindful that some claims that were barred by...
An increasingly popular trend in construction contracts is to include sole discretion language, which expresses that a breach of contract, change order, withholding, or right to terminate is at the “sole discretion” of the higher tiered contractor or owner...
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently revived a plaintiff’s associational discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a case involving his demotion and termination after a schedule change request to care for his disabled...
Dental Practice to Pay $10,000 for Impermissible Disclosures of Patients’ Protected Health Information on Social Media
Responding to a patient’s review on Yelp triggered an Office of Civil Rights (OCR) investigation of a small Texas dental practice recently which ultimately resulted in an agreement by the practice to pay $10,000 and implement a two-year OCR-monitored corrective...
When a project fails to timely meet milestones or completion dates, disputes often arise. Sometimes, the owner threatens to assess liquidated damages. Other times, however, it may be the contractor who has a claim against the owner. Three typical claims that a...
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has locked in its new policy which takes effect October 1 and requires breweries to remit a use tax of 6% on 25% of the total retail price of their own beer sold to consumers at their premises. After some delay and several...
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