Since 1955, Margolis Edelstein has forged the diverse talents of many individuals into one of Pennsylvania's foremost law firms. In 1982, we expanded into New Jersey. Our practice includes many areas of law, however we specialize in defense litigation. While we practice on a regular basis in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Harrisburg, and in New Jersey, we frequently take the leading role in defending and/or monitoring complex cases for our clients throughout the United States.
Our firm is primarily a civil trial firm with special emphasis in the areas of Insurance Defense, Municipal, Environmental, Workers Compensation and Liability Claims.
With innovative, flexible, cost effective and consistent representation, we provide the aggressive, efficient and successful counsel our clients expect.
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DOL Issues New Model FMLA Forms
Emily E. Mahler, November 13, 2015
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued updated model Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms and notices, as the prior forms expired in February 2015. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the DOL is required to submit FMLA forms every three years to the Office of Management and...
Pennsylvania Court Finds Employer Has No Tort Duty to Prevent Employee Data Breach
Daniel M. Taylor, November 13, 2015
A well regarded Allegheny County trial judge finds that an employee may not maintain a private cause of action sounding in tort against his or her employer arising from a data breach. The opinion of the court, handed down in Dittman v. UPMC, No. GD-14-003285 (Allegheny County, May 28, 2015), is...
Unusual Illinois Decision May Impact Structured Purchasing Industry
Ronald E. Reitz, November 13, 2015
The Illinois legislature appears poised to amend the state’s “Structured Settlement Protection Act”, in part to address the anomalous decision in Settlement Funding, LLC v. Cathy Brenston, Nos. 4-12-0869, 4-12-0870, 4-12-0944, 2013 Ill. App. LEXIS 573 (Ill. Ct. App. Aug. 26,...