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Trespass by frac'ing? Pennsylvania weighs in
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

Reversing an order granting Southwestern Energy Company’s (SWN) Motion for Summary Judgment, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania held in a published


Peer Review Privilege Limited by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision Has Implications for Healthcare Providers Nationwide
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2018

On March 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a long-awaited 4-3 decision in which the majority limited the scope of Pennsylvania’s Peer


If the Scope of Discovery Changed and No One Paid Attention, Did the Scope of Discovery Change?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

The scope of discovery may be more limited than you think. The Cole’s Wexford opinion provides a thorough dissection of the history and past


Pennsylvania Jury Awards $4.2 Million in Groundwater Contamination Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

On Thursday, a federal jury in Pennsylvania ordered Cabot Oil & Gas to pay more than $4.2 million in damages to two Pennsylvania families who sued in


Philadelphia Shows Brotherly Love for Ex-Felons Seeking Jobs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

Which of the following statements by an employer is illegal in Philadelphia? I would never hire a vegetarian. No ugly people will be hired here. I


EQT’s lengthy battle with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection gets its day in state Supreme Court
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

On November 17, 2015, Pittsburgh-based energy company EQT Production Co. (“EQT”) presented its oral argument before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court


Pennsylvania township moves to revive an Ordinance banning disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing activities, after federal court ruling invalidated it
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

On October 26, 2015, Grant Township, Pennsylvania, filed a Motion for Reconsideration of Western District of Pennsylvania District Court Magistrate


Pennsylvania court holds oil and gas reservations do not terminate upon expiration of lease
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

On Friday, October 9, 2015, a three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that a reservation of oil, gas and mineral rights in a deed


Pennsylvania appeals court reverses lower court decision and allows a natural gas well project to proceed in a residential neighborhood
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2015

On September 9, 2015, Judge Mary Leavitt of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania reversed the Court of Common Pleas of Lycoming County’s ruling


Pennsylvania bill promotes using mine water in hydraulic fracturing operations
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

The process of hydraulic fracturing requires millions of gallons of water. Currently, much of this water is pulled from freshwater sources; however, a