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West Chester, PA
West Chester, PA

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West Chester, PA 19382

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MacElree Harvey, Ltd. Ranked in 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as “Best Law Firms”

Posted November 22, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. The firm ranked nationally in one practice area and regionally in 10 practice areas. National Rankings Tier 2 in Land Use & Zoning Law Regional Rankings Philadelphia   Tier 1 in Family Law   Tier 1 in Land Use & Zoning […]

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Interference With Child Custody Is Indeed A Crime

Posted November 18, 2021

As the recent arrest of a mother in Georgia reminds us, interference with child custody under  certain circumstances can indeed be a crime. In the Georgia case, the grandparents had  custody of the minor child, pursuant to a valid Custody Order. The Mother of the child took the  child, and was subsequently arrested for inference […]

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Pennsylvania Superior Court Invalidates “Regular Use” Exclusion of Underinsured Motorist Benefits in Rush v. Erie Insurance Exchange

Posted November 17, 2021

In an important decision protecting the rights of car accident victims to receive full and fair compensation, the Pennsylvania Superior Court struck down a “Regular Use” exclusion that Erie Insurance was relying on to deny Underinsurance Benefits in the case of Rush v. Erie Insurance Exchange. Underinsured Benefits are coverage that you pay premiums for on […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 23: Victim or Rioter? Pretrial issues of the Kyle Rittenhouse Case

Posted November 11, 2021

In episode 23 of Subject to Cross, Caroline and Pete discuss the ongoing Kyle Rittenhouse case. A 17-year-old from Illinois shot and killed 2 men and injured another during protests in August 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The case has been making headlines recently as the trial is currently underway. Listen to Subject to Cross on […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 22: Who Let The Dogs Out?

Posted November 1, 2021

In this episode, Criminal Defense Attorneys Caroline Donato and Pete Kratsa discuss the effect and the effectiveness that comfort dogs have in the courtroom. Listen on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Employment Law Update October 2021

Posted October 29, 2021

Employment discrimination headlines and more rulings on vaccine mandates dominated the news in October 2021.  Here are some of the key developments: Jury awards $137 million verdict to African American subcontractor in Tesla racial harassment trial A jury in California awarded $136.9 million to a former African American subcontractor after finding that the man was […]

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New Defenses To Bankruptcy Preference Claims

Posted October 25, 2021

By:  Leo M. Gibbons, Esquire Recent changes to the bankruptcy preference law enhanced the defenses of creditors to preference claims. In a preference claim, the bankruptcy estate, the trustee, or a creditor’s committee is seeking return of money paid to the unsecured creditor in the 90 day period preceding the filing of bankruptcy by the […]

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Employment Law Update September 2021

Posted September 29, 2021

Federal government mandate regarding COVID-19 vaccination dominates the headlines in September 2021: Biden Administration instructs OSHA to issue sweeping emergency COVID-19 mandate to private employers – will it survive legal challenges? Earlier this month President Biden unveiled a 6 part plan to fight the spread of COVID-19, which includes calling on the Occupational Safety and […]

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It’s Medicare Open Enrollment Time: Is Your Plan Still Working for You?

Posted September 29, 2021

Every year Medicare gives beneficiaries a window of opportunity to shop around and determine if their current Medicare plan is still the best one for them. During Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, which runs from October 15 to December 7, beneficiaries can freely enroll in or switch plans. During this period, you may enroll in a […]

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Social Security Shortfalls Are Predicted to Begin a Year Earlier Due to the Pandemic

Posted September 22, 2021

Social Security trust fund will be depleted in 2033 — one year earlier than the previous estimates. Once the fund is depleted, Social Security benefits will be reduced unless Congress acts in the interim. Social Security retirement benefits are financed primarily through dedicated payroll taxes paid by workers and their employers, with employees and employers […]

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