When the Wedding Is Off: Who Gets to Keep the Engagement Ring?

Reality TV show star and hotel heiress Paris Hilton announced last week that she plans to keep her $2 million, 20-carat pear-shaped diamond engagement ring even though she called off her engagement with actor Chris Zylka in October. The breakup happened 10 months after Zylka dropped to one knee on the ski slopes of Aspen,…


PA Supreme Court Clarifies Burden of Proof for Firefighters Seeking Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Cancer

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently clarified the burden of proof required of firefighters who bring workers’ compensation claims for cancer, putting to rest conflicting interpretations of a provision added to the Workers’ Compensation Act in 2011 that provides a presumption of compensable disability for firefighters who suffer from cancer. Malignant Melanoma In City of Philadelphia…