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Ballard Spahr LLP
Owners of Tax-Exempt Property in Philadelphia Must Prove the Property Is Still Exempt

By Philip B. Korb, Wendi L. Kotzen, Christopher Jones, and Richard J. Slavin, Ballard Spahr LLP Owners of tax-exempt properties in Philadelphia have begun receiving requests from the Office of Property Assessment (the OPA), required by City Council...

Todd Janzen
Big Data in Farm Leases: When Landlord and Tenant Both Want the Data

In my last two posts, I discussed what provisions one might add to a farm lease when either the landlord or the tenant wants ownership of farm data generated during the lease. Another scenario arises when the landlord and tenant both want equal access...

Vandeventer Black LLP
Statutory Subcontract Limits And Requirements For North Carolina Subcontracts: The Short Summary©

By Neil Lowenstein [1], Attorney, Vandeventer Black LLP Below is a short summary of some of the statutory requirements and constraints in the North Carolina code regarding subcontract requirements for North Carolina projects (commercial or public)...

Babst Calland
West Virginia Supreme Court Announces Major Change to West Virginia Construction Law – Owners May Now Recover Damages In Excess of Costs to Repair

By Marc J. Felezzola , Associate, Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, P.C. The West Virginia Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Brooks v. City of Huntington case overturned years of precedent regarding what a claimant may recover for...

Todd Janzen
Big Data in Farm Leases: When the Landlord Wants Control

In my previous post, I discussed some ideas for drafting a lease to make sure that the tenant owns the farm data created during the lease. Another scenario arises when the landlord wants control of the farm data generated by the tenant. This might be...

Peter J. Gallagher
"Does Your Dog Bite?" What, If Any, Duty Does A Dog Owner Owe To A Trespasser?

By Peter J. Gallagher ( @pjsgallagher ) I loved the Pink Panther movies, and one of the more memorable scenes in the series involved Inspector Clouseau trying to pet an innkeeper's dog (or, more accurately, a dog that he thought belonged to the...