Legal Articles: Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

 







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HTMLThird Circuit Says FTC Has Jurisdiction Over Cybersecurity And Privacy Practices
Larry A. Silverman; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
In a closely watched case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has affirmed that the Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over charges that Wyndham Worldwide Corporation’s cybersecurity and privacy practices were “unfair” under 15 U.S.C. section 45(a). FTC v....

 

HTMLRespected Jurist Dismisses Massive Data Breach Class Action
John C. Conti, Christopher T. Lee, Andrew T. Tillapaugh; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2015, previously published on August 31, 2015
In a Case of First Impression in Pennsylvania, Respected Jurist Dismisses Massive Data Breach Class Action, Finding that an Employer has no Common Law or Implied Contractual Duty to Secure Employee Data

 

HTMLClarifying Kilmer: Post-Production Costs Are Assessed When Title Passes
Genevieve A. Pecharka, Jesse J. Zirillo; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 22, 2015
On June 18, 2015, United States Magistrate Judge Robert C. Mitchell issued an opinion in the case of Pollock, et al. v. Energy Corporation of America, 2:10-CV-01553 (W.D. Pa. June 18, 2015). The opinion was primarily issued to address the defendant’s motion for judgment as a matter of law or...

 

HTMLChanges to Wage and Hour Laws that are Likely to Affect Your Business
James W. Southworth; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 10, 2015
So many of you have heard that changes were coming to wage and hour laws. We are now one step closer to those changes. The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued the new “Proposed rule and request for comments,” and the proposed changes are about what we expected.

 

HTMLWhy Does My Website Need Terms of Use and a Privacy Policy?
Larry A. Silverman; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015
“Doing business online is not like a traditional brick-and-mortar business.” “The internet is the Wild Wild West. Anything goes, so why does my website need ‘Terms of Use’ and a ‘Privacy Policy.’¿" As counsel for a number of small to mid-size...

 

HTMLNew Texting and Driving Decision in Delaware
William R. Adams; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
A recent case in the state of Delaware adds to the growing body of case law interpreting state statutes banning the use of cell phones and other hand-held electronic devices while driving. In Johnson v. Nelson, 2015 Del. Super. LEXIS 224, decided on April 29, 2015, the trial court determined that...

 

HTMLWhat Lies Beneath: Waivers In Historical Coal Deeds May Leave Mid-Stream Operators Without Subjacent Support
John R. Seeds, Barbara Y. Strnad; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on April 28, 2015
In refusing jurisdiction over an Appeal on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court effectively indicated that coal may still be king in the Appalachian Basin. The Supreme Court sustained a ruling in favor of a coal mine owner, wherein the Superior Court held that a mid-stream...

 

HTMLAre Your Website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy Compliant?
Larry A. Silverman; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015
Any company or non-profit with an online presence (and these days, that’s just about every company or non-profit of any size) must provide visitors to its website with a number of pieces of information. While the amount of and nature of the information your website will need to include will...

 

HTMLWhy Oil and Gas Companies Should Include Tolling Provisions into Their Leases
Barbara Y. Strnad, J. David Ziegler; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 10, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
In an issue of first impression, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unanimously held that the primary term of an oil and gas lease cannot be equitably extended by the courts in cases where the lessor has pursued an unsuccessful lawsuit challenging the validity of the lease. Wayne Harrison and Mary...

 

HTMLThe Inevitable Data Breach: Pray for Peace, Prepare for War
John T. Holden; Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 10, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
“You cannot create an impenetrable fort,” said Eddie Schwartz, former chief information security officer for the RSA Security Division of EMC Corporation. “No matter what you do there’s going to be some exploit that’s going to work against you, and most of all by the...

 


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