Article by Josh Guckert Now that most college semesters have come to an end, many of those college students are beginning to look for housing for next year. Faced with limited options, many simply sign the first lease that they can find, even if it is not in their best interest. With LegalShield, you could
On June 28, 2019, Governor Wolf approved HB 262, which includes the reduction of the inheritance tax rate from 4.5% to 0%. This applies to property transferred from a natural parent, adoptive parent or step-parent to or for the benefit of a child age 21 or under. The provision takes effect Monday, July 1, 2019.
The second phase of Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Law goes into effect today. This phase automatically seals certain criminal records, involving charges that were dropped where individuals were found not guilty, as well as summary and minor misdemeanor convictions that are ten years old. Not all records are eligible, and the rules are complicated. This automated
Bob Brown was a valued colleague and a heck of a nice guy. We’ll miss him.
We’re pleased to announce that five attorneys from Welch, Gold, Siegel & Fiffik P.C. have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list: Michael E. Fiffik Business/Corporate, Real Estate, Business Litigation Selected to Super Lawyers 2011, 2013 – 2019 Rising Stars 2005 – 2006 David P. Siegel Personal Injury – General, Estate Planning & Probate, Real Estate
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May 26, 2016 The owner and operator of a Pittsburgh area warehouse storage systems company sustained significant injuries to his biceps and rotator cuff. The surgical procedure to repair his shoulder injury failed and he was unable to return to work and operate his company. The employer subjected him to two different independent medical examinations
March 9, 2016 A Philadelphia area lab-technician suffered a low back injury after lifting heavy bags at work. The employer subjected to injured worker to independent examinations and was threatening to take action to reduce her wage loss benefits. She contacted Attorney Michael E. Fiffik and her case was resolved with a settlement of $155,000.
Almost everyone is familiar with some form of insurance coverage: insurance for your car, your life, medical/dental insurance or fire insurance on your home. But what exactly is “title” insurance? The short explanation is that title insurance can be called upon to “fix” problems in the quality of a property’s title (that is your claim
Have you ever wondered why you need a title search before buying a home or why you buy title insurance? Your home may be new to you, but every property has a history. Title problems can turn a home that you bought for $250,000 into one that’s worth $1. A thorough title search can help