Mechanic’s Liens

Experienced. Effective. Reliable.  Our 10 lawyer firm handles mechanic’s liens and construction law disputes in state and federal court, and in arbitration and mediation in Western PA.     Free Consultation For more, call or use and easy contact form, or continue reading answers to commonly asked questions.   412.780.0008 or Email …

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Trade Secrets in Pennsylvania

What is a Trade Secret?   Welcome!  Our Pittsburgh lawyers hope to help you better understand the civil litigation meaning of “trade secret.”     People often confuse “trade secret” with trademark, copyright, or patent law. The latter concepts involve intellectual property that is visible and public. A trade secret, by contrast, is a purely…

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Are orders entered in another case hearsay?

This issue came up recently in the context of a defamation case against the Scranton Times, for its reporting about grand jury proceedings.  Can the orders entered in those grand jury proceedings be used as evidence in the defamation case to show what had really taken place before the grand jury? This…

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