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Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and beyond.
On May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court resolved a split among the Circuit Courts of Appeals, holding that the filing a time-barred / stale claim does not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Midland Funding v. Johnson (U.S. May 15, 2017). The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U. S. C. §§1692 et seq., […]
by Kenneth R. Charette and Theresa M. DeAngelis, Summer Associate Many of our healthcare clients often inquire as to whether the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) permits the transfer or use of “de-identified” patient data. Such information has a variety of practical applications, including genetic research, comparative effectiveness studies, policy assessments, and […]
Federal courts have the inherent authority to sanction bad-faith conduct by ordering a litigant to pay the other side’s legal fees. The United States Supreme Court, however, recently reaffirmed a limitation of the courts’ inherent sanction powers to compensatory damages only, excluding any opportunity for punitive sanctions. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger, et […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Colin J. Keefe, a shareholder at the Firm, has been named to Lehigh Valley Business’ “Forty under 40” list. The awards program recognizes and celebrates 40 of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s most accomplished businesspeople under the age of 40. “Colin has consistently demonstrated exemplary legal […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. shareholders Steven T. Boell and Jacob M. Sitman, along with Univest Director of Human Resource, M. Theresa Schwartzer led a HR roundtable discussing the workplace impact of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act. “Medical Marijuana is big business in both Pennsylvania and the rest of the United States,” said Boell at […]
Founded in 1988, the Firm is now home to 31 attorneys, who together provide a wealth of knowledge and experience that is unrivaled in the Lehigh Valley. From its offices in Center Valley and Easton, Pennsylvania, FLB serves businesses and individuals in the Lehigh Valley, eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and beyond.
"In my book, Mr. Bubba and his colleagues at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba rank nationally in expertise in the healthcare arena."
"Working with Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba for the past two years on a significant industrial project, I have been impressed with not only their legal acumen, but their ability to provide us (a NY/NJ company) access to the key stakeholders and local and state governmental officials in the Lehigh Valley."
"Not only is Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba a professional legal practice, it is an organization that places importance on the people factor. That extra “personal touch” is one of the reasons we have retained their services for almost 20 years. "
"We received stellar counsel from the FLB team on our healthcare startup. With our business model likely being the first of its kind – FLB navigated Medicare compliance with ease and enthusiasm."
"In addition to the traditional legal services that have been provided, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba has been very progressive and forward thinking in the area of risk management and protecting the assets of our corporation. Without hesitation, we would recommend them to any organization."