News from February 2014

Pa. Superior Court reverses trial judge's dismissal of hospital wrongful death case

By Jon Campisi | Feb 3, 2014

A Pennsylvania appellate court panel has ruled that a Montgomery County

No criminal charges in fatal Phila. warehouse blaze; case remains civil matter

By Jon Campisi | Feb 4, 2014

The deaths of two city firefighters in a warehouse blaze nearly two years

Pa. Supreme Court lifts suspension of Phila. lawyer who misused client funds

By Jon Campisi | Feb 4, 2014

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court last month reinstated a Philadelphia lawyer who had been suspended for five years for misusing client funds.

Second venue change in case of Pa. woman burned by faulty heating pad

By Jon Campisi | Feb 4, 2014

A federal judge in Harrisburg has been assigned a products liability case

Rep. Rob Andrews leaving Congress for position with Dilworth Paxson

By Jon Campisi | Feb 5, 2014

U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, a Democrat representing parts of southern New

Judge admonishes uncle for acting as attorney for nephew in case against City of Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Feb 5, 2014

A federal judge has overruled a plaintiff’s objection in his civil rights case

Obama nominates Dechert attorney Cheryl Ann Krause to Third Circuit

By Jon Campisi | Feb 6, 2014

President Obama this week nominated Cheryl Ann Krause, an attorney who

Penn Law Dean Michael Fitts tapped to lead Tulane University in New Orleans

By Jon Campisi | Feb 6, 2014

The dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s Law School is heading down

Ethics requirements, distance learning changes to Pa. continuing legal education

By Jon Campisi | Feb 6, 2014

Pennsylvania’s Continuing Legal Education Board announced this week

Proposal would mandate judges' party affiliation on retention ballot

By Jon Campisi | Feb 7, 2014

A western Pennsylvania lawmaker has introduced a bill that would amend

Judge dismisses suit against homeowners association by woman who broke ankle on black ice

By Jon Campisi | Feb 7, 2014

A federal judge in Philadelphia has thrown out a premises liability action

Cabbie sues University of Pennsylvania, police officers over rough treatment

By Jon Campisi | Feb 10, 2014

A Philadelphia cab driver claims in a newly filed lawsuit that he was physically assaulted by a University of Pennsylvania police officer after being pulled over for alleged careless driving.

Punitive damages claim can proceed in case arising from city worker’s ladder death

By Jon Campisi | Feb 10, 2014

A judge has refused to toss a punitive damages claim in the case of a widow

Third Circuit affirms dismissal of NFL Super Bowl ticket suit

By Jon Campisi | Feb 11, 2014

A federal appeals panel has sided with a U.S. District Court judge in

City of Coatesville sued by former manager who alleges discriminatory firing

By Jon Campisi | Feb 11, 2014

The former top administrator of a Chester County municipality is alleging

Pa. Chief Justice Castille joins national workgroup on videoconferencing technology

By Jon Campisi | Feb 11, 2014

The chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court was invited this week

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