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Are Disability Payments Marital Property?

Around the nation, trial and appellate courts have had to decide whether or not disability pensions should be considered as marital property. Under what is called the "analytic" approach, the disability pension is divided into the "regular pension" component and the pure disability component (which is in lieu of future earnings), and only the regul...

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Intellectual Property Licensing And Confidentiality Agreements, An Overview

INTRODUCTION A critical component to any company’s business plan is to develop and sustain intellectual property.  Intellectual property can range from having a copyright on a company brochure to patent protection for technology that defines the company.  The ability to first create intellectual property and then add value to that ...

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Gary Samms Successfully Defends Doctor in Surgery Fire Negligence Case

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict for a doctor in a case where the jury found negligence only on the part of the nurse anesthetist, who was alleged to have caused a Coatseville woman's face to catch fire during surgery. Click here to view the article regarding the case that appeared in The ...

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict for Surgeon in Case Over Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict on April 15, 2011 in a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court for a surgeon in a negligence suit. The suit regarded a 58-year old woman who died of breast cancer. A jury deliberated for almost two hours before determining the woman was not untimely diagnosed.The ju...

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Stormwater Enforcement...What you Need to Know With Act 2 Brownfields Update

 

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict in a Highly Contested Medical Malpractice Case

Obermayer's Gary Samms obtained a defense verdict in a highly contested medical malpractice case dealing with issues of failing to diagnose breast cancer.  After a six day trial before the Honorable Leon Tucker, a unanimous defense verdict was entered for Mr. Samms' client.  Plaintiffs had made a seven-figure demand to resolve the matter.

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Business and Finance CLE: “An Introduction to Securing Intellectual Property”

An Introduction to Securing Intellectual Property CLE program Date:  Thursday, April 28, 2011 Time:  12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Overview:       I.     Intellectual Property Overview:  Discussion on defining intellectual property and the basis behind creating intellectual property. a.&...

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Michael E. Bertin Selected to Receive 2011 Pennsylvania Bar Association Special Achievement Award

PHILADELPHIA – April 11, 2011 –Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Michael E. Bertinhas been selected to receive a 2011 Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Special Achievement Award.  Bertin is being honored for his contributions and efforts for his work with the PBA Family Law Section to e...

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Standing Found in Abuse Case Where Parties Dated Twice

Under the Protection from Abuse Act (PFA Act), "abuse" is defined as follows: "The occurrence of one or more of the following acts between family or household members, sexual or intimate partners or persons who share biological parenthood: (1) Attempting to cause or intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causing bodily injury, serious bodily injury...

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OBERMAYER ATTORNEYS NAMED AS 2011 NEW JERSEY SUPER LAWYERS and 2011 NEW JERSEY RISING STARS

PHILADELPHIA–APRIL 2011-Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce the following attorneys have been selected as "2011 New Jersey Super Lawyers"® and “2011 New Jersey Stars” (the top-up-and-coming lawyers) as noted below. The lists appear in the April 2011 issues of New Jersey Monthly magazine, and "New...

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