Pittsburgh Business And Securities Litigation Blog

What constitutes legal malpractice?

You have certain expectations when you hire an attorney in Pennsylvania. In short, you expect him or her to do the best job possible to help you win your case. Lawyers have certain ethical and professional standards they must maintain, and when an attorney does not...

How can you protect your trade secrets?

As a business owner in Pennsylvania, you have established what your trade secrets are. Now, it is important to know exactly how you can protect them. In doing so, you also protect your livelihood. According to FindLaw, the first step toward protecting your trade...

What is a trade secret?

Business owners across Pennsylvania have business secrets they want to protect. But knowing how to protect these secrets involves knowing exactly what they are. Michael J. Betts is here to help you identify and protect your trade secrets. First of all, it’s important...

Resolving disputes via alternative methods

Litigation is an expensive, time-consuming prospect for Pennsylvania businesses and investors. It can prevent a company from moving forward as it often requires the use of all available resources. Some organizations do not recover from the repercussions of a lawsuit...

What types of discrimination are prohibited by the government?

There are many reasons you may not get a job in Pennsylvania. You may not be qualified, you may not be a good fit or you may not be available when you are needed. These are all valid reasons for not hiring someone, but there are certain things that cannot be used...

What is a trade secret?

As a business owner in Pennsylvania, you may rely on the uniqueness or superiority of their products or services to maintain a competitive edge in the market. Whether the formula used for an energy drink, a computer algorithm, a cookie recipe or some other...

Planning a defense in a wrongful termination suit

Large corporations often face accusations of wrongful termination, but this can happen to businesses of all types. Regardless of size or even circumstances, there are some critical ways that a company can protect itself by limiting liability if litigation, mediation...