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Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability
Posted on 1 Jun 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Case is Good Reminder to Ensure That Contractors Register With State With the record amount of snow, roof leaks and interior damage just beginning to hit Bay State homeowners, this spring should be a record season for Massachusetts home improvement... Read More

Recovery under Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 6 Nov 2014 by Babst Calland

By Ashley R. Passero The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Shafer Electric & Construction v. Mantia , [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], recently held that a contractor could still recover under a theory of quantum meruit (also... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Buildings on Ground Leases Subject to Pennsylvania Real Estate Tax: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ups the Ante for Taxing Improvements
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

by Philip B. Korb and Benjamin V. Sanchez The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that even where a landlord merely ground leases land to a tenant who builds a building on it-and the landlord collects rent only on the land-the value of that building... Read More