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.
Attorney Aaron Martin Secures Dismissal of Charges Against Two Political Protestors in Chester County Prosecution
Attorney Aaron Martin, a shareholder in the law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside based in Harrisburg, PA, successfully defended two political protestors in a Chester County summary trial held on March 2, 2021.
The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside recently announced that four attorneys from the law firm of Sullivan, Rogers & Feichtel have joined their Harrisburg office.
The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside welcomes Stephen Edwards to the firm as an associate attorney.
“A Sample of Your Pro Bono Success: The Eviction Diversion Mediation Clinic” was recently published in the Dauphin County Bar Association’s February 2021 eNewsletter.
Attorney Aaron Martin, a shareholder in the law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside based in Harrisburg, PA, successfully defended three clients against summary charges in a Bucks County trial held on January 21, 2021. All three clients were found not guilty of the charged offenses, making the result a rare “triple acquittal.”
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.
Tracy Updike to join Widener University Commonwealth Law School as Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law.
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