HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Senate will study whether forum-shopping by medical malpractice lawyers raises health care costs in the areas they target - a move that comes as the state Supreme Court considers allowing those lawyers to file cases in the courts of their choosing.
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Gov. Wolf to decide fate of GOP bill calling for regulation of prescription drug distribution to injured workers
HARRISBURG – A Republican-backed bill whose proponents and allies say has the potential to improve workers compensation law practices and help stop opioid addiction now heads to the desk of Gov. Tom Wolf, after passage in the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
Pennsylvania Sen. Lawrence Farnese, a Democrat who represents the state's First District, hopes the second introduction of Senate Bill 95 bodes better than the bill's first introduction.
Pennsylvania Sen. Stuart J. Greenleaf has sponsored a bill to amend Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for courts of common pleas.
HARRISBURG — Gov. John Wolf gave Pennsylvania state workers a measure of relief when he raised their minimum wage to $10.15 this, but an attorney says it is unlikely voters will be asked to do the same for private sector employees.