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What in the World is a Medical Malpractice Statute of Repose and Why Did the Supreme Court Decide It’s Unconstitutional?

Posted November 8, 2019

Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Yanakos v. UPMC, which explains the Medical Malpractice Statute of Repose and holds that it is unconstitutional because it unfairly limits victims’ constitutional rights to compensation for injury without accomplishing an important government interest. What is the Statute of Repose? Statutes of Repose are like Statutes of […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 8: “Marsy’s Law: It’s Not What It Seems”

Posted November 4, 2019

In Episode 8 of “Subject to Cross”, attorneys Caroline G. Donato and Peter E. Kratsa discuss Marsy’s Law, a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that will be on the state-wide ballot tomorrow, November 5, 2019. While the ballot question seems straightforward, Caroline and Pete unveil the details of the proposed amendment and why it […]

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MacElree Harvey, Ltd. Recognized in 2020 “Best Law Firms” List

Posted November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019 – We’re pleased to announce that MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in two practice areas. The firm received a “Tier 1” regional ranking for the Philadelphia metropolitan area in Family Law, as well as a “Tier 2” ranking in Personal […]

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Department of Labor Announces New Standards Affecting Overtime Pay for Salaried Employees

Posted October 30, 2019

By Jeffrey P. Burke, Esquire The Department of Labor recently announced new overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that the Department estimates will make over 1.3 million salaried U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay. The FLSA generally requires employers to pay employees who work more than 40 hours in a week overtime […]

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Who’s Your Daddy? In Pennsylvania It Might Not Matter

Posted October 25, 2019

By Lance J. Nelson, Esquire One of the most joyous times in a person’s life is often when their child is born. But, within a marriage, what happens if the husband is not actually the biological father of the child? In Pennsylvania, the law of presumptive paternity is applied. Under the law of presumptive paternity […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 7: “Social Media and Its Effect on Criminal Law”

Posted October 17, 2019

In Episode 7 of “Subject to Cross”, Caroline G. Donato and Peter E. Kratsa talk about the impact that our social media and digital footprints can have on criminal cases. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review “Subject to Cross” on iTunes, Spotify, and Google. We want to hear from you! Email your questions for […]

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Lindsay A. Dunn Named to the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Chester County

Posted October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019 – MacElree Harvey, Ltd. Is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsay A. Dunn, Esquire to the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity of Chester County. Habitat for Humanity of Chester County’s vision is “a world where everyone has a decent place to live,” and the organization has been active in […]

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Peter E. Kratsa Elected President of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Posted October 11, 2019

October 11, 2019 – MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce the election of Peter E. Kratsa as President of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL). PACDL is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and resources to criminal defense lawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is the “premier network of […]

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Post-Mortem Estate Planning

Posted September 23, 2019

By Joseph A. Bellinghieri, Esquire- While many people may think that one plans his or her estate during life, there are numerous circumstances where estate planning continues after someone has passed away. This is why it is so important to pick the proper person to be an executor of an estate.  There are numerous elections […]

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Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania Names MacElree Harvey for Second Year

Posted September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 – For the second year in a row, MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is named one of the “Best Places to Work in PA 2019”. As the only law firm in PA with this distinction, MacElree Harvey received the news from The Team Pennsylvania Foundation and the Central Penn Business Journal with more than pride. […]

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