FLB Law
May. 20, 2019

Jacob Sitman Discusses Legal Considerations Employers Should Take Into Account During a Potential Measles Outbreak

Jacob M. Sitman, Shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s Employment Law and Labor Relationship Department, was recently interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business. The resulting article, titled “If measles clocks in, is your company prepared?” examines what Lehigh Valley employers should consider and do in the face of a potential measles outbreak. Mr. Sitman specifically reminds […]

Douglas Panzer
Apr. 26, 2019

Can You Enforce a Cannabis Patent in Federal Court? 

In the first known cannabis patent infringement case to reach a federal court, the US District Court for the District of Colorado, on April 17, ruled that United Cannabis Corp.’s U.S. Patent 9,730,911 is directed to patent-eligible subject matter.  The court denied the motion of defendant Pure Hemp seeking dismissal of the case on the […]

FLB Law
Apr. 24, 2019

Joshua A. Gildea Reviews CASPA Updates in Network Magazine

Joshua A. Gildea, shareholder in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice, recently published an article regarding CASPA in the Lehigh Valley’s Network Magazine, a publication by and for high-level professionals in the region. CASPA stands for the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act, a staple of PA construction law for more than twenty years. The act […]

FLB Law
Apr. 23, 2019

FLB Attorneys Speak About POAs at Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association Spring Conference

Attorneys Steven T. Boell, Peter E. Iorio and Deven A. Amin spoke at the Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association (PALA) Spring Conference on Thursday, April 11. The attorney team presented “The ABCs of POAs” to more than 100 health care and palliative care professionals from across the state Mr. Iorio, attorney in the Firm’s Estate Planning […]

FLB Law
Apr. 22, 2019

FLB Continues Its Strategic Growth With Hiring of Two Attorneys

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB) is pleased to announce that attorneys Juan P. Camacho and Richard S. Calabrese, Jr., have joined the Firm as Associates. Their hiring is a continuation of the Firm’s long-term strategic expansion of its Litigation, Employment, Corporate, Taxation and Estates Groups. “We are in the second year of our strategic expansion, […]

FLB Law
Apr. 18, 2019

FLB Secures Dismissal of De Facto Taking Claim Against the City of Allentown

The owners of Plaza at 835 West Hamilton Street brought an eminent domain proceeding against the City of Allentown, arguing that the City caused them to lose a major tenant and default on their mortgage. As a consequence, the building owner claimed that they suffered a “taking” of their property for which they sought “just […]

FLB Law
Apr. 17, 2019

FLB Secures Jury Verdict on Behalf of the City of Allentown

A Lehigh County jury found in favor of the City of Allentown, in a case stemming from a slip and fall on a City street. Shareholder Maraleen D. Shields represented the City during the two-day trial. The plaintiff claimed that she tripped and fell on a crack in a street resulting in permanent injury and […]

FLB Law
Apr. 16, 2019

FLB Team On Track to Raise $5,000 in She Nailed It! Competition

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. wishes the best of luck to all the women participating in the Habitat for Humanity Lehigh Valley She Nailed It! competition. The Firm is proud to have four attorneys competing for a second year as the “Hammers of Justice”. This year’s team includes: Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder in the Firm’s […]

FLB Law
Apr. 15, 2019

FLB Obtains Favorable Ruling as N.J. Court Denies Injunction

St. Luke’s Warren Hospital awarded exclusive contracts to two separate groups for the provision of general surgery and orthopedic surgery at its facility and closed its Department of Surgery and Department of Orthopedics to physicians outside of these groups. Eight physicians and Coordinated Health challenged the decision in Court and requested that an injunction be […]

FLB Law
Apr. 11, 2019

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Included in Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers Listing

  Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C., is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., a founding member and shareholder of the Firm, has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers, an annual publication by Best Lawyers©. This is the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Fitzpatrick has earned this distinction, which recognizes the top […]