Category Archives: Litigation

Analyzing a Major Change in Pennsylvania Consumer Protection Law

Mar
02
2021

The Effect of Gregg v. Ameriprise Financial 

Last week, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania finalized a major change in Pennsylvania consumer protection law that affects consumers, merchants, insurers, financial advisors, contractors, home sellers, and many others engaged in everyday commerce. …

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation, Regulatory

Taking from the Poor and Giving to the Rich? What is Robinhood’s Exposure in the GameStop Saga?

Feb
02
2021

Platform Faces Scrutiny For Trading Freeze

Robinhood App

Last week, I wrote an article about the potential exposure that some investors may have in the GameStop saga as investigations into whether an illegal “pump-and-dump” had occurred were in the news. This

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation, Regulatory

Gaming the Market with GameStop: Is this a Pump and Dump?

Jan
28
2021

Will There Be Legal Repercussions For Driving Stock Price Up?

One may have expected that the biggest story of the financial world shortly after a new presidential administration takes office would be the confirmation of the administration’s choice for Secretary …

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation

3 Critical Steps to Reopening Your Business Safely

May
19
2020

office workers wearing masks and gloves to protect from coronavirus

Planning to Protect Workers and Avoid Lawsuits

One of the biggest questions facing businesses of all sizes, across all industries, as we attempt to reopen the economy is: how can I keep my employees safe and reduce the chance of …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch, Litigation

Health of A State: Police Power and the Stay-at-Home Order

Apr
27
2020

Are Governor Wolf’s Orders Unconstitutional?

US Supreme Court

COVID-19 has affected so many lives that the American people do not know whom to look to for assurances. Every day there are updates from the President of the United States, as well as updates …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch, Litigation

Contractors and Coronavirus: Refunds of Down Payments

Mar
18
2020

z person using dewalt cordless impact driver on brown boardWith various federal, state, and local government officials in western Pennsylvania recommending social distancing due to coronavirus, contractors and homeowners may be wondering if they should go forth with projects that are already under contract. At the moment, the …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch, Litigation

William T. Polaski Joins The Lynch Law Group

Dec
02
2019

William T. Polaski attorney at The Lynch Law GroupThe Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that William T. Polaksi, “Will” has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Litigation Group. 

Will is a veteran litigator with 20 years of experience practicing law. His practice is focused …

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation, Announcements

New Lawsuit Seeks to Level the Online Gaming Playing Field

Jun
07
2019

Gamer AgreementA recent lawsuit filed in California is taking the internet community by storm, and is sending shockwaves through the esports and online content creation industries.  The lawsuit involves a pro video gamer and his team, alleging that the Gamer Agreement …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Litigation

Crisis Considerations For Your Business

Apr
25
2019

Is Your Business Ready For A Crisis?

Crisis situations often have unforeseen results that could jeopardize the critical assets, reputation and financial standing of a business enterprise. Crisis management is defined as a series of steps performed by an organization …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Litigation, Labor and Employment, Transportation, Oil and Gas

Lynch adds prominent Washington County lawyer

Aug
13
2018

375 southpointe blvdA name partner of one of the biggest law firms in Washington County has joined Lynch Law Group’s new Southpointe office.

Roger J. Ecker is now a member of Lynch’s Litigation, Corporate and Oil and Gas practice groups.

His former …

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