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August 2016
Signed by Governor Tom Wolf on April 17, Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act became effective on May 17, 2016. While the first patients are expected to receive prescriptions this summer, there is still time (and a long road ahead) for entrepreneurs and investors seeking to get in on the ground floor. That said, the license application...
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With the application deadline for businesses seeking to obtain medical marijuana licenses under Pennsylvania’s newly-enacted Medical Marijuana Act tentatively scheduled for January 2017, it may seem like you have plenty of time to fill out a couple of forms and get in line. However, the truth of the matter is that applying for a license...
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If you are planning to start a business in Pennsylvania, one of the first steps is to choose the type of legal structure (or business entity) that makes the most sense in light of your business goals. This is a choice that should not be taken lightly. While you can modify your entity structure over...
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After you have been injured, you may find that the medical costs, lost wages, and other financial losses start to add up. While your injury occurred at work, it was not directly related to your work. Instead, a third party was at-fault for your slip and fall injury. But, if your injury occurs at work,...
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Sometimes, defining who was at-fault for an accident is not as clear. In the event that you were not wearing a seatbelt at the time of your accident, you may be wondering if you are still eligible to collect compensation. After all, you did not cause the accident, but you did suffer additional injuries due...
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Concussions are not a minor injury. In fact, you could suffer from a concussion and not be aware of it – or the dangers of allowing your concussion to go untreated. While you can encounter a concussion in almost any situation where your head is struck by an object, they are common in car accidents...
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As a parent, you want your teen driver to be protected behind the wheel. But, how do you do that when you cannot be in the vehicle with them all of the time? Luckily, car manufacturers understand parents’ concerns about their young drivers – which is why they have taken great strides to create cars...
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Unfortunately, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur much more often in the United States than people realize. That is because the symptoms can often mimic other conditions; therefore, patients are misdiagnosed, and their TBI is left untreated for days, weeks, or even months. In some cases, the symptoms can be so minor at first that the...
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After an accident, defining who is “at-fault” can become more complicated than people may realize. Just because a person caused an accident does not necessarily mean that he or she is 100 percent at-fault for another’s injuries. In the state of Pennsylvania, the comparative negligence laws will take over when the fault is not so...
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While the causes of car accidents may vary, the basis of nearly all accident cases is the same: Negligence. After a car accident, you may be wondering who is liable for your injuries and damages. Even if there is a person who is at-fault for the incident, his or her level of liability can be...
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