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Adobe PDFFive Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct
Laurel Brandstetter; Leech Tishman;
White Paper
January 8, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2014
Never before have company executives, public officials and other highly visible individuals and organizations had to endure the fish bowl we live in today. Thanks to social media and 24-hour-aday news coverage, reports of criminal activity and wrongdoing have the capacity to be broadcast quicker...


HTMLNew Web-Based Phone Scam Could Cost Small Businesses Six-Figure Damages
Laurel Brandstetter; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2014
Corporations and individuals have been victimized by phone scams for a numbers of years, but now that most corporate phone lines are run over the Internet, web-based phone fraud has hit the prime-time. While major phone carriers have sophisticated fraud systems in place to catch hackers before they...


Adobe PDFChanges in Products Liability Law: The PA Supreme Court Overturns 35 Years of Products Liability Law: The New Products Liability Cause of Action is a “Judicially Created Hybrid: ‘A Wart’”
Christopher S. Channel; Leech Tishman;
White Paper
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision that alters the strict products liability landscape in Pennsylvania. In Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., Chief Justice Castille authored an 137-page opinion in which Justices Bear, Todd and Stevens joined, while Justice...


HTMLNew Protections for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity of Employees Working on Federal Contracts
Ashley R. Hileman, Steven D. Irwin; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
It is anticipated that on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance (“OFCCP”) within the Department of Labor (“DOL”) will publish final regulations to govern the prohibition against federal contractors discriminating on the basis of sexual...


HTMLIRS Issues New Guidance Regarding Beginning of Construction Requirement for Production Tax Credit (PTC) / Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
Gregory J. Blasi; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014
The IRS recently issued new guidance (IRS Notice 2014-46) with respect to the ability to claim the PTC/ITC for qualified projects which began construction before January 1, 2014. The current guidance builds on the previous two notices but does add some additional items which should make it easier...


HTMLOffshore Bank Accounts Must Be Reported By June 30, 2014
William A. Buck, Carly R. Schimizzi; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
U.S. Taxpayers are required to disclose ownership of or signature authority over any offshore bank account that had a balance of $10,000 or more at any point during calendar year 2013. This requirement also applies to multiple offshore accounts which have a maximum aggregate balance of more than...


HTMLNew DFARS Rule: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts
William F. Bresee; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 15, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014
On May 6, 2014, the Department of Defense / Defense Acquisition Regulations System released a new final Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (“DFARS”) rule on the detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronics parts (case 2012-DO55). The new rule addresses Defense...


HTMLThe Department of Justice Files a Statement of Interest in Support of ADA Title III Point-of-Sale Litigation
Alisa N. Carr; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2014, previously published on April 28, 2014
On April 10, 2014, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a Statement of Interest in the matter of New v. Lucky Brand Dungaree Stores, Inc., 14-CV-20574 (S.D. Fla.) asking the District Court to find a valid claim of discrimination under Title III of the Americans with...


HTMLAllegheny County Property Tax Assessment Appeals- Deadline to File is March 31, 2014
Alisa N. Carr, Kenneth C. Foltz; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
April 8, 2014, previously published on March 26, 2014
If you own commercial or residential real estate in Allegheny County, Monday, March 31, 2014 is the deadline to:


HTMLSunset to Sunrise Hospital Stay Required for “Inpatient Care” Under FMLA
Sally Griffith Cimini, Lauren N. Diulus, Ashley R. Hileman; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 12, 2014
Employers often struggle with the meaning of “serious health condition” when determining whether an employee is eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The FMLA grants eligible employees the right to take up to 12 workweeks of leave during a...


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