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Pratt Raises Close to $2,000 for York YWCA

Attorney and Partner Benjamin L. Pratt participated in the York YWCA’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® fundraiser. This event raises money for victims of sexual violence and gender discrimination.  The fundraiser asked men and boys to walk a mile in high-heeled shoes in downtown York, and women were encouraged to participate as well. The walk, which...

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Taranae J. Hashemi to Present on Employer Liability at CLM Construction Conference

Taranae J. Hashemi will be speaking at the 2018 CLM Construction Conference regarding employer liability. The session, titled “Carriers Beware! Must-Knows about Employer Liability, the ‘Exclusivity Rule,’ Precluding Third-Party Litigation, and Indemnification,” will provide insight into how employers and insurers may avoid the litigation pr...

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Surprising Shakeup in Construction Lending: New Law Kisses Kessler Goodbye

On July 9, 2014, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 117 of 2014 which amends the Mechanics’ Lien Law to grant lien priority to open-end mortgages over mechanics’ liens, provided that sixty percent (60%) of the proceeds of such mortgages are used for construction costs. This amendment clarifies the 2012 Superior Court of Pennsylva...

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Matthew Green and Michael Phillips' Win Listed as Top PA Settlement of 2012

Obermayer's Matthew Green and Michael Phillips' $1.14M construction defect claim settlement was listed as a Top Pennsylvania Settlement of 2012 in Verdict Search. The case centered around homebuyers who purchased newly constructed condo units in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, only to find major issues with their units and the ...

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