November 16, 2021 In Business Law, Business Litigation

Refiling a Stricken Confessed Judgment – Is It Permitted?

If you are not familiar with confession of judgment, I suggest you read my prior article entitled “Confession of Judgment – Be Careful When Giving Up Your Right to Due Process.” Boiled down to its basics, a confession…


U.S. Supreme Court Limits Reach of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

On June 3, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Van Buren v. United States, No. 19-783, an important case about the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030 (“CFAA”).  The issue…


Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Contract Between Two Businesses Prohibiting One from Hiring Away Employees from the Other is Unenforceable as Against Public Policy

On April 29, 2021, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unanimously held, in Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc. v. Beemac Trucking, LLC, 31 WAP 2019 (Pa. Apr. 29, 2021), that a “no-hire” provision in a contract between two businesses, which prohibited…

December 18, 2020 In Business Law, Business Litigation

Confession of Judgment – Be Careful When Giving Up Your Right to Due Process

Does your proposed or existing commercial lease or other commercial contract contain a confession of judgment clause (sometimes also known as a cognovit provision)?  If so, you should read this so that you understand your rights and the…