Is Mediation right for you?

As discussed in our other article, Mediation and Family Law: Advice from Our Lawyers in Philadelphia, mediation is a process whereby a third party facilitates a conversation between you and your spouse to aid you in reaching a resolution. Taking the court route can be an expensive endeavor, making mediation […]

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia Astor, Weiss, Kaplan & Mandel Help Clients in Bus Crash Case Settle for $5.7 Million

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 23, 2014 – Philadelphia-based law firm Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel made significant progress in their Hill v BBC Liberty bus crash case, where a dozen bus passengers received a $4.3 million settlement against multiple defendants. This is in addition to the settlement of $1.4 million […]

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PA Income Taxes and Discharge of Debt

In a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court case, the court upheld the Commonwealth court’s decision that nonresident limited partners, in a partnership with the sole purpose of investing in property located in Pennsylvania, are responsible for Pennsylvania income taxes on their share of income from a discharge of debt as a […]

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Due Diligence-Commercial Property

Generally, a buyer will purchase commercial property in its “as-is”, “where-is” and “with all faults” condition.  The two biggest protections the buyer has when purchasing a property is the representations and warranties of the seller set forth within the agreement of sale, and the ability of the buyer to perform […]

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