Archive for 2020

Federal Government Provides Unemployment Benefits to Millions of Unemployed Americans through the CARES Act

Posted on April 7th, 2020 by Derek P. Hartman

Title 2: Assistance for American Workers, Families, and Businesses On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “Act”) into law, which is intended to mitigate some of the economic effects that will occur as a result of a large percentage of the American workforce being unable to…

View Post

SBA’S UPDATED RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

Posted on April 3rd, 2020 by Derek P. Hartman

Below is a synopsis of the Small Business Administration’s interim rules and regulations that were issued on April 2, 2020 and became effective on April 3, 2020. Eligible employers, including sole proprietorships, can begin to submit applications on April 3, 2020, while independent contractors and self-employed workers can begin to submit applications on April 10,…

View Post

CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT THE “CARES” ACT – H.R. 748

Posted on April 2nd, 2020 by Derek P. Hartman

 Title 1: Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “Act”) into law, which is intended to mitigate some of the economic effects that will occur as a result of a large percentage of the American workforce being unable to…

View Post

Governmental Responses to COVID-19

Posted on March 30th, 2020 by Derek P. Hartman

Sutter O’Connell continues to fearlessly represent our clients’ interests in these difficult and trying times. We have implemented several new tools that will allow us respond quickly and decisively to your needs while safeguarding the health and safety of our employees, their families, and their communities. The information below provides an overview of legislative changes…

View Post

Ashley Wakefield Joins DRI

Posted on March 19th, 2020 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

This week’s DRI New Member Spotlight features Sutter O’Connell’s own Ashley Wakefield.   Ashley will be using her new DRI membership to assist her practice defending products liability, automobile warranty, premises liability and general litigation.  She recently expanded her practice into Pennsylvania by successfully passing their bar exam and is admitted to several Federal courts.  We…

View Post

Shareholder Denise Dickerson Presents at the Complex Commercial Law Institute Summit

Posted on February 18th, 2020 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

Denise Dickerson recently presented at the 2020 CCLI Summit held on Feb. 8, 2020 in Las Vegas.   In today’s world of technology, cybersecurity issues are unfortunately becoming more and more common. From breaches of personal information to new client requirements to secure private information, cybersecurity cannot be ignored. Breaches can directly affect a client as…

View Post