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Interesting Pennsylvania Court Decision May Further Expand Pool Of Gig Workers

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

A state appellate court in Pennsylvania issued a ruling yesterday that should further aid the growth of the gig economy in the state, and if its reasoning is followed by courts in other states, could offer another helping hand to the nascent gig economy on a national scale. The court ruled that an unemployed man who picked up some shifts as an Uber driver did not disqualify himself from receiving unemployment benefits as a result of his gig work. This is good news for freelancers and businesses alike, as it removes one possible impediment that may have otherwise held people back from offering their services to gig economy companies.

Pennsylvania Courts Continue to Extend Theories of Liability in Nursing Home Malpractice Cases

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST

A recently published opinion from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania provides guidance on when nursing home management companies may be found liable to their residents in nursing malpractice actions.