Legal Blog | KingSpry

What Happens to My Stored Genetic Material After I Die?

September 19th, 2018

This common and seemingly simple question can have a very broad-ranging set of answers. While every person’s circumstances will produce individual results, there are a few general considerations to keep in mind when storing genetic material.

Supreme Court Clarifies Meaning of “Operation” Regarding Immunity for Operation of Municipal Vehicles

August 31st, 2018

Recent decision will have an impact for education involving cases where an injury is alleged to have occurred as a result of, or on, school-owned and operation vehicles such as buses or vans.

New Jersey Employment Case May Provide False Sense of Security Dealing with Pennsylvania Employees who Use Medical Marijuana

August 20th, 2018

Pennsylvania employers should be careful to avoid falling into a trap that would be created by an overly broad reading of the case of Cotto v. Ardagh Glass Packing.

Financing the Road to Parenthood

August 15th, 2018

Since most health insurance plans do not cover assisted reproduction, and most states also do not mandate insurance plans that cover fertility, most family formation options require financing for individuals to start families by assisted reproductive technology. 

Recent Pennsylvania Case Gives Helpful Hints on How to Avoid Retaliation Claims Under the ADA

August 2nd, 2018

The case of Smith v. University of Scranton, provides some helpful hints for employers to avoid successful ADA employment retaliation claims.

Tips for Back to School Prep for Foster and Adoptive Families

July 25th, 2018

Here are some areas where foster parents and adoptive parents may need to take a little extra time and planning before school starts.

KingSpry Collecting School Supplies for Valley Youth House Backpack Challenge

July 23rd, 2018

KingSpry serving as collection site for Valley Youth House “Backpack Challenge” now through August 23, 2018, providing important supplies for kids going back to high school or off to college.

What the Law Says About Pregnancy and Infertility Discrimination at Work

July 16th, 2018

Even if a court were to decide that an adverse employment action due to infertility treatments was not sex or pregnancy discrimination, the employee could possibly have an argument that there is discrimination based on disability. 

Help Is On the Way for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

July 13th, 2018

New federal law establishes an advisory council to address the physical and mental health needs of children as well as the needs of the grandparents or other older relative caregivers.

Third Circuit Court Stalls Backdoor Attack on Transgender Bathroom Access

July 11th, 2018

The students brought three claims, arguing that the policy constituted a violation of their constitutional right to privacy, a violation of Title IX, and a violation of state tort law.