Legal Articles: Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

 







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HTMLUpdate on Discoverability of Attorney-Expert Communications
Matthew L. Erlanger, Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014
On April 29, 2014 an evenly divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital upheld a lower court ruling holding that communications between a party’s attorney and a party’s expert witness are exempt from disclosure during discovery. This case was previously...

 

HTMLAmendments to Ohio P3 Legislation Add Bonding Requirements with a Twist
Lisa M. Wampler; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
It is no secret within the construction industry that public-private partnership (P3) project delivery has recently become all the rage. The demand for infrastructure repairs and improvements is high, and the public dollars needed to fund them are scarce. P3 projects incorporating public and...

 

HTMLSchuylkill Products: Important Lessons and Reminders about the Power of the False Claims Act
Daniel E. Fierstein, Jennifer M. Horn, Katherine Tohanczyn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 4, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
As many federal government contractors know, the False Claims Act (FCA) is a tool used by the federal government to deter fraud. Those found to have knowingly submitted false information to the government in violation of the FCA stand to suffer the imposition of fines, forfeiture of improperly...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Supreme Court Evenly Divided on Discoverability of Attorney-Expert Communications
Matthew L. Erlanger, Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014
On April 29, 2014, an evenly divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an order affirming the Pennsylvania Superior Court’s decision in Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital. The ruling means that communications between a party’s counsel and a party’s expert witness remain exempt from...

 

HTMLPA Supreme Court Decides Bricklayers Case: Unions No Longer Have Mechanics' Lien Rights in Pennsylvania
Lori Wisniewski Azzara, Jason A. Copley; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 25, 2014
As we first reported back in January of 2012, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued a decision in Bricklayers of Western Pennsylvania Combined Funds v. Scott’s Development Co. that significantly changed the meaning of the Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Lien Law. In its decision, the Superior...

 

HTMLSupreme Court's Pass on Berks Products Impacts PA Contractors
Jason A. Copley, Daniel E. Fierstein; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 11, 2014
Counterintuitive as it may seem, courts can exert significant influence by deciding not to consider a case. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania did just that on April 1, 2014 when it decided not to consider an appeal in the Berks Products Corp. v. Arch Insurance Co. case (Berks). The underlying case...

 

HTMLHouse Small Business Committee Approves Two Bills Designed to Help Small Business Contractors
Edward T. DeLisle, Maria L. Panichelli; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014
A little over a month ago, Rep. Sam Graves, Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, introduced a pair of bills designed to increase the participation of small business contractors in federal contracting.

 

HTMLMessy Solar Construction Litigation Sheds a Little Light on the Intersection of New Jersey Lien Statutes and Public Private Partnership
Daniel E. Fierstein, Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014
A recent case before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey (Morris County Improvement Authority and Somerset County Improvement Authority v. Power Partners Mastec, LLC) involving solar construction has shed light (pun intended) on the complications associated with projects that...

 

HTMLWant to Appeal a Bid Protest Decision Involving A Maryland State Contract? If New Legislation Becomes Law, You May Have to Pay to Play...
Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014
New Proposed Legislation Would Require Bond: If House Bill 1488 becomes law in Maryland, bid protesters of state contracts appealing a decision to the Maryland Board of Contract Appeals would be required to simultaneously submit a “protest appeal bond or other form of acceptable...

 

HTMLThe Differing Site Conditions Clause Is Alive and Well
Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014
Thanks to a recent decision by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in Metcalf vs. U.S., the protection afforded by the Differing Site Conditions clause has been reaffirmed. Although the Court primarily addressed the requirement that federal agencies must demonstrate good faith and fair...

 


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