Usually, if the testimony of an injured worker, and that of the medical expert offered by the injured worker, is not found credible by the Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ), there is no way to win the case.  This highlights just how important it is to have a “presumption” under the law, such as that available to firefighters.  As a recent decision of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania shows, having the “presumption” can be the difference…
Tax law gives me anxiety. In fact, I cathartically cut up my tax code PROMPTLY after finishing my mandatory tax law course. But it’s important to the work we do, and there have been some major updates over the last few months. If you run anything (business, nonprofit, social enterprise, etc.) there’s something below that you’ll want to pay attention to. Final Decisions and Laws on Opportunity Zones Early December the IRS finalized proposed regulations.…
Sam Moore – a practising solicitor at Burness Paull LLP, and the Scottish law firm’s first “dedicated innovation manager” –  has become the first lawyer to be named an “Accredited Legal Technologist,” a new professional designation introduced in 2019 by the Law Society of Scotland (LSS). The LSS created the “new specialism in legal technology” to reflect emerging roles in law firms such as “legal process engineer,” “legal analyst” and “legal technologist.” On its website,…