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Snow and Ice Removal – Understanding Municipal Obligation and Liability

Southeastern Pennsylvania receives approximately twenty to thirty inches of snow each winter. While for most of us snow merely presents an inconvenient commute to work, it is an entirely different challenge for municipal governments across the Commonwealth. Tasked with keeping local economies moving and residents safe on shoestring budgets, municipalities are forced to make tough…

Supreme Court Drills Down on Hydraulic Fracturing

Supreme Court Drills Down on Hydraulic Fracturing and Vacates Several Sections of the Oil and Gas Act On September 28, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided yet another milestone decision involving the Commonwealth’s controversial Oil and Gas Act.  Described by some as a message to the oil and gas industry, the Court’s decision has important…