Contracts Limiting Ability to Sue

If you intend to bring a claim for negligence or bodily injury, or pretty much anything, there may be a contract you had signed previously, which creates a defense to your claims, whether you realize it or not. Any time you plan on suing someone or some entity (a company,…

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Contract Law and Interplay with Free Speech and Employment Law

A Professor Fired Over Hitler Parody Meme Can Proceed With Breach of Contract Suit An interesting article appeared in the Legal Intelligencer.  There, it was reported that a former professor fired (following his online parody video showing faculty as Nazis) may go forward with a breach of contract claim against the…

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Lectures About Contract Law

Mr. Elliott serves as a guest lecturer at Duquesne University School of Law.  As a proud alumni of Duquesnse, which has culture of giving back to the community, Mr. Elliott is happy to assist those starting their legal career. Former Appellate Judge and Dean of Duquesne law school, Maureen E….

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Home Improvement Contracts

Changes to the Law    Our Pittsburgh lawyers handle commercial and residential construction law disputes.  This article focuses on the changes to the law governing home improvement contracts.   Welcome! Effective July 1, 2009, the Home Improvement and Consumer Protection Act, HICPA, made major changes to the relationship between home owners…

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