Legal Articles: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

 







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Adobe PDFDrone Propellers Aren't the Only Things Buzzing as the FAA Releases Proposed Regulations for the Commercial Operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems
Robert J. Williams; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
In a surprise move during Presidents’ Day weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration released long-awaited proposed regulations for the commercial operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The draft regulations prompted a collective sigh of relief by UAS advocates, as they are...

 

Adobe PDFIs Your Landfill or Other Wasting Asset Fairly Assessed?
Ronald S. Cusano; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on March 2015
Some assets, such as houses, art and collectibles, and investments appreciate in value over time; others, such as landfills, are considered “wasting assets,” as they have a finite life and little or no capital value at the end of that life. In fact, a landfill is more of a liability...

 

Adobe PDFWin Some, Lose Some: Assumption of Risk Defense Fails for Sports Complex Owners; Claims Against Dome Seller Dismissed
Harris Neal Feldman, Matthew J. Kelly; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
A plaintiff bringing product liability and premises liability claims against multiple defendants in an effort to cover all bases often leads to different legal defenses among classes of co-defendants and a scattered offense by plaintiff’s counsel and plaintiff’s liability expert. A...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Reaffirms That an Appellee Who Does Not Seek To Enlarge Its Favorable Judgment Need Not File a Cross-Appeal To Attack a Lower Court Ruling
Arleigh P. Helfer, Bruce P. Merenstein; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
One of a litigator’s most crucial tasks is ensuring that issues and arguments in support of a client’s position are available if and when the case is presented to an appellate tribunal. While issue preservation is always a concern for appellants, who are subject to the doctrine of...

 

Adobe PDFRecent New York Decision Reaffirms Limits to Surety’s Liability on a Delay Claim Made under a Payment Bond
Cynthia A. Murray; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
A recent decision by the Supreme Court, New York County, reaffirmed the law as it applies to important issues relating to a surety’s defenses to a claim for delay damages made under a payment bond. In Advanced Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. v. Seaboard Surety Co., Inc., No. 650321/2001,...

 

Adobe PDFWhite House Issues Proposal for FTC-Regulated Data Privacy Protection
M. Christine Carty; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on March 2015
On February 27, 2015, the White House proposed legislation to protect consumers’ personal data and information that is collected and used by private companies and nonprofits. Federal and state governments and their agencies are not covered by the proposed law.

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Clarifies Application of Final Judgment Rule in MDL Proceedings, But Uncertainty Remains
Christian D. Sheehan; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
On January 21, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Gelboim v. Bank of America Group. The case presented a single question: Is a district court order dismissing all claims in an action that was consolidated with several others for pretrial purposes a final and immediately...

 

Adobe PDFSafeguarding Your Information Assets: Are You Prepared?
Stephenie Wingyuen Yeung; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
In view of the well-publicized data breaches in 2014 and the current renewed federal legislative focus on privacy and data security issues, we are providing this Alert to highlight some action items to safeguard your company’s information assets, and reduce exposure to liability in the event...

 

Adobe PDFPotential Tax Changes Ahead for Pennsylvania Nonprofits
H. Lee Schwartzberg; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
Pennsylvania charities that rely on exemptions from real property tax and sales and use tax may have good reason to be concerned. A recently released special report prepared by the Pennsylvania Auditor General quantifying potential tax revenues from currently exempt properties underscores the...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Announces Standard of Review for Factual Issues Underlying Patent Claim Construction: Implications beyond Patent Law
Monica C. Platt, Ronald J. Ventola; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on February 2015
The United States Supreme Court, clarifying the proper standard of review of factual findings arising during a court’s construction of patent claims, held that such “evidentiary underpinnings” should be reviewed for clear error rather than de novo.

 


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