For nearly five decades, Pennsylvania landowners, particularly the State’s farmers, have benefitted from the preferential tax assessment program known as Clean and Green.
The social distancing, telework, and like effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have only increased our use and reliance on electronic communications and assets.
Since July 1, 2015, Pennsylvania businesses have been able to convert from one form to another, with a few simple steps. Before 2015, a business entity that wanted to change its form (such as a general partnership to a limited liability company (LLC)) would have either needed to undergo a complicated merger process or would have had to transfer assets.
Memorandum: Employer Provided Vaccination Programs and Compensability under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act
There is no Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court or Pennsylvania Supreme Court case law on the question of the compensability of an “injury” sustained as a result of an employer administered vaccination program, regardless of whether the program is voluntary or mandatory. However, there are several cases on point before the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board. The cases indicate that where the vaccination program is mandatory, then finding that the injury was in the course and scope of employment is basically automatic. Where the vaccine was administered by the employer through a voluntary vaccination program, the question turns on whether or not the employee was furthering the interests of the employer by voluntarily agreeing to an employer administered vaccination.
Mandatory paid leave for COVID-related reasons provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expires with the start of 2021.
Attorney Kara Eshenaur highlights the critical nature of a Healthcare Power of Attorney (“Healthcare POA”) as we continue to face the challenges brought on by COVID-19.
Ridiculous as it may be, some buyers and sellers hook-up without a Realtor®’s involvement. It may be then that you get a call for help. What would you charge to put a simple agreement of sale together covering all the terms the buyer and seller have already negotiated?
Attorney Jim Goldsmith outlines how to avoid future conflicts, when purchasing a home with a shared driveway.
Attorney Jim Goldsmith offers sound legal advice for Realtors when aggrieved real estate buyers request mediation.
In a balanced market, and frequently in this seller’s market, properties are sold twice. There is the original offer and acceptance and then there is the renegotiation that follows the inspection reports.
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