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Yes, you can still file lawsuits during coronavirus lockdown

With the COVID-19 lockdown in full swing, many businesses and individuals are asking, “Can I still file a lawsuit while the courts are closed?” In this video, we explain the pros and cons to filing a lawsuit while courts are closed, and why it’s still in your best interest to get your case moving. There’s […]


Oley Valley Students Settle First Amendment Lawsuit

Every American has the right to free speech under the First Amendment. That’s why Cornerstone Law Firm is glad to announce that our clients, three students in the Oley Valley School District, have had their voices heard in their recently settled lawsuit. We worked with the students to bring a lawsuit against Oley Valley School […]


How Much Time Do I Have to Answer a Lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been served with a lawsuit in Pennsylvania state court, you have 30 days to respond to the Complaint. You have only 21 days if you are sued in federal court. The first documents that you file in court are extremely important because your failure to raise certain defenses might mean that they are […]


The Importance of Putting it in Writing

One of the most common causes of legal disputes is the failure to get an agreement, however small, in writing. Today, on the Cornerstone Law Blog, we want to tackle why it is so important to put your thoughts in writing when you and a friend or business associate are agreeing to a contract. To […]


Time, Place and Manner Restrictions on the First Amendment

In previous posts, we have discussed the importance of the First Amendment. We have also discussed that speech is not always just speech — it can also be conduct. Today, we are going to talk about legitimate government restrictions on the First Amendment right to freedom of speech. One such restriction established in case law […]


Contract Cases in Federal Court

When your business is sued in federal court, it can be a strange and surprising experience. A common question that we receive from business owners is, “How can my business be sued in federal court over a contract? Isn’t federal court just for crimes and serious litigation?” How it Works In most cases, federal cases […]


February 2020 Recap

What were we up to in February 2020? Our attorneys have been working hard at settling cases and resolving conflicts on behalf of our clients.  Attorney David Crossett Attorney David Crossett has been working on a number of personal injury cases in Berk’s County, Pennsylvania. He is helping victims involved in car accidents to receive […]


What Happens During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related Job Lay-offs?

Lay-offs during coronavirus (COVID-19) lock-down have become an unfortunate part of life. If you have been laid off or are a business owner facing lay-offs, severance packages are an important thing to consider. Severance agreements typically require that the employee wave their rights to certain lawsuits in exchange for a payment. Watch this video to […]


Coronavirus Legal FAQ

Welcome to the Cornerstone Law Firm Coronavirus Legal Resource Page. This page exists to answer commonly-asked legal questions that have arisen out of the crisis surrounding the COVID-19 virus. If you’re question isn’t answered below, drop us a line at Please note that emailing us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Employment Law Can […]


Representation in Federal Court

If you’ve been sued in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, there are a number of questions you will need to confront quickly. These questions include whether you were properly sued in the Eastern District, whether the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has “personal jurisdiction” over you in a lawsuit, and whether you […]