News from April 2019

Superior Court says woman didn't have authority to sign arbitration agreement for father before he died

By Charmaine Little | Apr 30, 2019

HARRISBURG — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that a woman had the authority in the state to sign an arbitration agreement for her father who later passed away.

Pittsburgh lawyer files two cases alleging assault on school buses

By Karen Kidd | Apr 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh law firm this year filed very similarly worded cases in the same common pleas court against two different school systems on behalf of mothers whose young children were allegedly assaulted on school buses last year.

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for personal injury cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for asbesto cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following asbesto-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for labor cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for trademark cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following trademark-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for product liability cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following product liability-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on April 22

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on April 22 in the suits below:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for contract cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for asbesto cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following asbesto-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Bath Fitter failed to link $1 million in lost sales to competitor's YouTube video, court rules in defamation case

By Charmaine Little | Apr 30, 2019

HARRISBURG – Summary judgment for two companies accused of defaming a competing business in a YouTube video shown to customers was affirmed in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania on April 23.

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for 720 labor: labor/mgt. relations cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following 720 labor: labor/mgt. relations-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

April 22: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for labor cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on April 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on April 22

By The Penn Record | Apr 30, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on April 22 in the suits below:

Court dismisses lawsuit against Pocono Mountain recovery center where patient fell on icy ground

By Charmaine Little | Apr 30, 2019

HARRISBURG – Dismissing arguments from a Monroe County couple accusing a recovery center of negligence that led to a patient's fall, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed summary judgment for Pocono Mountain Recovery Center LLC on April 24.

Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future files suit against EPA over review of coke oven emission standards

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 30, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A Pennsylvania nonprofit and other environmental groups have filed a suit against the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over allegations he failed to review and revise as necessary emission standards for coke ovens.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Pepper Hamilton Top Ranked in 2019 Edition of Chambers Usa: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

Forty-four lawyers and 11 practice areas from Pepper Hamilton LLP have been recognized by Chambers & Partners in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods’ Gregg Rosen Honored for Lifetime Achievement by The Legal Intelligencer

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

McGuireWoods partner Gregg Rosen has been honored for lifetime achievement by The Legal Intelligencer in its 2019 Professional Excellence Awards recognizing Pennsylvania’s top lawyers and legal departments.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: Top Energy Litigator Gregory Krock Joins McGuireWoods as Partner in Pittsburgh

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

Gegory J. Krock, an accomplished national energy litigator with significant experience in major oil and gas disputes, has joined McGuireWoods’ commercial litigation practice as a partner in Pittsburgh.

K & L GATES: Chambers USA 2019 Guide Ranks K&L Gates, Lawyers Among Leaders

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

K & L Gates issued the following announcement on April 26.Chambers and Partners has ranked K&L Gates LLP and nearly 80 of its lawyers across the United States as leaders in their respective practice areas in the 2019 edition of its Chambers USA guide.

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