Monthly Archives: April 2012
A well-respected Philadelphia law school professor will be relocating to the other side of the state after it was announced he has been tapped to lead a law university in Pittsburgh.
An Illinois couple has filed a product liability complaint in federal court in Philadelphia against drug maker Glaxosmithkline, alleging the defendant’s drug Avandia, used to treat diabetes, caused the wife to suffer a heart attack five years ago.
Former Pa. Justice Newman loses bid to shield herself from deposition in family court legal malpractice case
Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sandra Schulz Newman, who oversaw the initial stages of a planned family court facility in Philadelphia that later became the subject of great controversy, has been denied a request for a protective order that would have shielded her from having to give a discovery deposition in what has become a legal malpractice case initiated by the First Judicial District against the attorney who had been hired to scope out potential locations for a new family court building.
Ensuring equal justice to all while also working to make certain Pennsylvania’s court system has the financial backing necessary to carry out its duties.
Attorneys with high profile Philadelphia personal injury law firm Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller have filed a civil complaint on behalf of a city woman who claims she sustained a host of bodily injuries, including bone fractures and contusions, as a result of having fallen on property owned by a local community development corporation.
A Philadelphia woman has filed a legal malpractice lawsuit against her attorney nephew for allegedly not pursuing a personal injury claim on the plaintiff’s behalf following a motor vehicle accident, and subsequently allowing the statute of limitations on the prior civil action to expire.
A Philadelphia woman who claims she was traumatized by a luring incident involving a city firefighter back in 2006 when she was a minor has filed a civil complaint against the man in state court.
The widow of a deceased Lehigh Valley man who died at the end of 2011, a year-and-a-half after being diagnosed with asbestosis, has filed a mass tort claim against companies that deal in the manufacture and distribution of asbestos-containing products.
A Delaware woman has filed a civil complaint against a Philadelphia nightclub, alleging the injuries she suffered during a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 95 was caused by a man who the plaintiff alleges was over-served by bar staff.
Attorneys from the Philadelphia law firm Kline & Specter joined lawyers from San Francisco-based Levin Simes LLP in jointly filing two denture adhesive cream mass tort claims at Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court April 24.