HARRISBURG – Business and legal reform groups are calling on the state Supreme Court to uphold a specific application of a law that governs how defendants split the check when a plaintiff verdict comes in - opposing a so-called "carve-out" that would keep the law from applying to asbestos cases..
PITTSBURGH – A pilot for a California airline says he finds himself grounded by not receiving medical clearance to return to his job, due to medical complications resulting from negligent, prolonged carbon monoxide exposure in the planes he was flying.
PHILADELPHIA – The alleged victim in an assault and battery incident that allegedly took place at Paoli Hospital earlier this year recently withdrew her claims without prejudice.
Who are the Pa. priests accused of sexual abuse? A 'dangerous' court ruling will keep 19 names secret
The state Supreme Court's decision this week to keep private the names of 19 Catholic Church clergy members accused of sexual abuse is both “disappointing” and “dangerous," according to a lawyer who has filed a class action lawsuit over the scandal.
ELLIOTT GREENLEAF: Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf Honored by Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and Pennsylvania Bar Association
On November 15, 2018, the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and Pennsylvania Bar Association honored Senator Stewart Greenleaf for his “remarkable” forty years of public service, including his thirty years of leadership on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Wilkinson Receives Pennsylvania Bar Association C. Dale McClain Quality of Life/Balance Award
Kathleen Wilkinson (Partner-Philadelphia) was honored with the second Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) C. Dale McClain Quality of Life/Balance Award in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on November 15, 2018.
TUCKER ARENSBERG: Allergy Practice Pays $125,000 HIPAA Settlement for Disclosing Patient Protected Health Information to Reporter
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (“HHS”) just announced a $125,000 settlement for a disclosure of patient protected health information (“PHI”) to a reporter.
ARCHER & GREINER: Reginald Streater elected to Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ACLU of Pennsylvania
Reginald L. Streater, an Associate in Archer’s Haddonfield office, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania.
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Renee D. Loya has joined the firm’s Southpointe office, located in Canonsburg, Pa.
We are pleased to announce the addition of Anthony J. Jensen, Esquire to our Litigation Department. Attorney Jensen will focus his practice on Civil Litigation.
We are pleased to announce the addition of Christyan A. Telech, Esquire to our Business and Finance Department.
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn PC is pleased to announce that Brian Q. McDonnell, Esq. has been named Lawyer of the Year for Workers'.
MEDIA — A South Carolina couple are suing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack, and others companies, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Raymour & Flanigan and Hillsdale Furniture LLC, retailers, citing alleged breach of implied and express warranties.
MEDIA — An invitee is suing Heritage Ballrooms, a venue controller, citing alleged negligence.
MEDIA — A woman is suing Redevelopment Authority of Chester and City of Chester, citing alleged negligence.
An attorney waiting too late to file a discrimination lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia resulted in two men losing their case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Nov. 19.