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November 20, 2020

A Refresher for Employers for Addressing COVID-19

Employers continue to struggle with the COVID-19. The entirety of our economy strains to remain open and productive while also safe and healthy. In the last several weeks we have witnessed a rise in the number of cases and additional precautions issued by various state governments for continued function. Pennsylvania, by way of example, has issued...

November 19, 2020

COVID-19: The City of Philadelphia Presents “Safer at Home”...

On November 16, 2020, the City of Philadelphia announced new restrictions to help mitigate the rapidly increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. These restrictions were set in place to...

November 18, 2020

COVID-19: PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ORDERS MORE STRINGENT...

In an ongoing effort to mitigate the surging spread of COVID-19, the PA Department of Health has issued an updated Order on November 17, 2020, regarding the use of face coverings and masks. With...

November 18, 2020

COVID-19: PENNSYLVANIA EXPANDS TRAVEL QUARANTINE ORDER

On November 17, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced four new orders designed to combat the unabated resurgence of COVID-19 in the state. One of these included an expansive Order...

November 17, 2020

PODCAST: Rapid Response and Pre-Suit Investigations – The Keystone...

In this episode of Cipriani & Werner, P.C.’s podcast series An Ounce of Prevention , Marc Jones, a partner in the firm’s Mt. Laurel office, and Pete Rossi, a partner in the firm’s Woodbridge...

November 10, 2020

Maryland’s Highest Court Clarifies Hearing Loss Statute Age Deduction

The Maryland Court of Appeals recently issued a decision in Montgomery County v. Cochran and Bowen , No. 69, September Term, 2019. In the case at hand, Anthony Cochran and Andrew Bowen were...

November 05, 2020

PODCAST: COVID-19 Claims - Inside and Outside the Workplace...

In this episode of Cipriani & Werner, P.C.’s podcast series An Ounce of Prevention , Patti Holden and Ken Zamrin, partners in the firm’s Mt. Laurel, New Jersey office, discuss the legal...

November 04, 2020

NJ Votes to Legalize Adult Cannabis Use

The time has come! As predicted, New Jersey voters resoundingly approved the Cannabis Legalization Ballot question. With some votes still to be counted, voters appear to have approved the measure...

October 27, 2020

PODCAST: Cannabis 2020 - NJ Referendum on Adult Use Legalization as...

In this episode of Cipriani & Werner, P.C.’s podcast series An Ounce of Prevention , the Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Practice Group, Frank Leddy, and Group member, Brian Giardina, are joined...

October 15, 2020

Governor Wolf Eases Gathering Restrictions

Throughout the global pandemic, Governor Wolf has been at the forefront of COVID-19 preventative measures in the interest of Pennsylvania citizens. In March of 2020, Governor Wolf restricted...

October 14, 2020

OSHA ANNOUNCES $913,133 IN PROPOSED PENALTIES FOR COVID-19-RELATED...

The threat of COVID-19 remains and employers must ensure that they are actively taking the proper measures to protect their employees. The struggles caused by the pandemic seem to continue on...

October 09, 2020

PODCAST: Large Loss Property Subrogation Fire Investigations

In this episode of Cipriani & Werner, P.C.’s podcast series An Ounce of Prevention, Attorneys Phil Davolos and Bill Pentecost, partners in our Scranton and Pittsburgh, PA offices, discuss...

October 09, 2020

COVID-19: How Should Employers Respond to Post-Virus Telework...

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reminds employers that EEO laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act, continue to apply during the...

October 08, 2020

NJ Appellate Division Holds Out-Of-State Medical Providers Cannot...

On October 7, 2020, the New Jersey Appellate Division came down with the first decision involving a long-running dispute of jurisdictional application when out-of-state medical providers seek to...

October 01, 2020

PODCAST: COVID-19.....We Interrupt Your Business (Insurance)!

In this episode of Cipriani & Werner, P.C.’s podcast series An Ounce of Prevention , Attorneys Patricia Holden and Matt Mitchell, partners in our Mt. Laurel, NJ office, discuss the history of...

September 24, 2020

COVID-19: Southern District of West Virginia Suspends Jury Trials...

On September 18, 2020, the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia entered General Order #9, which continues all civil and criminal petit jury selections and trials...

September 23, 2020

DOL Proposes New Regulations regarding Classification of Workers as...

On September 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed change in how companies would determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor...

September 21, 2020

COVID-19: FMCSA Issues Extension of Expanded Emergency Declaration...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended and modified the Emergency Declaration that had been set to expire on September 14, 2020. The extension of the declaration and...

September 16, 2020

COVID-19: Federal District Court Overturns Pennsylvania's...

On September 14, 2020, a Judge on the United States Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled unconstitutional several measures taken by Pennsylvania Governor and the...

September 15, 2020

COVID-19: New Jersey Governor Signs Into Law Covid-19 Presumptive...

On July 31, 2020, the NJ Assembly formally adopted Senate Bill 2380 to expand access to workers’ compensation benefits for workers who have contracted COVID-19. As amended, S2380 creates a...

September 15, 2020

COVID-19: Health Care Provider Exclusions under Revised FFCRA

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires eligible employers to provide emergency paid sick leave (EPSLA) and Expanded Family Medical Leave (EFMLA) to its employees. However,...

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