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The CARES Act: Foreclosure, Eviction and Loan Forbearance Relief*

March 30, 2020

*Co-Authored by Robyn B. Eisen and Christopher J. Azzara The new CARES Act, H.R. 748, enacted into law on March 27, 2020, imposes restrictions on foreclosures and... Read more

CLIENT ALERT – The Families First Coronovirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) Summary

March 30, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020. FFCRA is effective on April 1, 2020, and its requirements expire on December 31, 2020.  It contains a broad array of relief that... Read more

PA Legislators Taking Steps Towards Virtual Signings

March 25, 2020

In our previous post, we asked five questions pertinent to reviewing your estate plan in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Click Read more

COVID -19 – Business Interruption Insurance Coverage

March 20, 2020

Increased concerns over the rapid wide-spread development of the Coronoavirus has led to the unprecedented sweeping closure of business and industries throughout the country.  The loss of business as a result of mandated social distancing is... Read more

PITTSBURGH PAID SICK DAYS ACT

March 19, 2020

With the concern surrounding COVID-19, you may have forgotten that as of Sunday, March 15, 2020, employers in the City of Pittsburgh are subject to a new paid sick days law.  Here’s a summary of the major provisions of the law: Employers with... Read more

Public Meetings in the Wake of COVID-19

March 19, 2020

By:  Alexis Wheeler, Gretchen Moore and Alan Shuckrow In the past weeks and months, the COVID-19 outbreak has shuttered many local government and public sector entities, along with much of private sector. While concerns over... Read more

COVID-19 – Nursing Home and Assisted Living Center Preparedness

March 18, 2020

The novel cornoavirus (COVID-19) is reported as posing the greatest threat to the elderly population, especially those with pre-existing and compromised medical conditions.  Nursing homes, assisted living and long term care facilities are... Read more

COVID-19 AND EMPLOYMENT – EMPLOYMENT LAWS

March 18, 2020

Although protecting the health of employees and customers is important, once those concerns are addressed, employers need to consider their obligations under the various employment laws.  Some things to consider during these uncertain times are... Read more

Performance of Contracts During the Coronavirus Outbreak: Force Majeure and Impracticability

March 17, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.[1] Internationally, precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have had a negative impact on trade due, in part, to the... Read more

YOUR BUSINESS AND COVID-19 – General

March 17, 2020

In this time of uncertainty, there are things that your business[1] can do to keep its employees and clients/customers as safe as possible. Stay informed by following information and advice... Read more