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Groups don't want Pa. Supreme Court to create Fair Share Act exception for asbestos lawsuits

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 10, 2018

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..

Lawsuit: Plane filled with carbon monoxide and 'wet sock' smell, causing pilot to pass out

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 7, 2018

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.

Woman claims she was injured in fall at Sheetz

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing Sheetz, Inc., citing alleged negligence.

Paoli Hospital alleged assault victim withdraws claims against doctor, practice defendants

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 7, 2018

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

By Nicholas Malfitano and John O'Brien | Dec 6, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

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: Renee D. Loya joins Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Renee D. Loya has joined the firm’s Southpointe office, located in Canonsburg, Pa.

ROSENN JENKINS & GREENWALD: Jensen joins RJG Litigation Department

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

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.

ROSENN JENKINS & GREENWALD: Telech joins RJG Business and Finance Department

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Dec 6, 2018

We are pleased to announce the addition of Christyan A. Telech, Esquire to our Business and Finance Department.

HOURIGAN KLUGER & QUINN PC: Brian Q. Mcdonnell named 2019 Best lawyer of the year

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn PC is pleased to announce that Brian Q. McDonnell, Esq. has been named Lawyer of the Year for Workers'.

South Carolina couple sue Harrah's for after woman's alleged fall on manhole

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — A South Carolina couple are suing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack, and others companies, citing alleged negligence.

McDonald's patron sues following her alleged fall

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — A business invitee is suing McDonald's Corp. and Miracle Management Corp., restaurant operators, citing alleged negligence.

Woman sues furniture maker after alleged fall from bunk bed

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Raymour & Flanigan and Hillsdale Furniture LLC, retailers, citing alleged breach of implied and express warranties.

Heritage Ballrooms patron sues following fall in parking lot

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — An invitee is suing Heritage Ballrooms, a venue controller, citing alleged negligence.

Chester resident sues city for negligence in alleged sidewalk oversight

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing Redevelopment Authority of Chester and City of Chester, citing alleged negligence.

Fired COO sues Magemojo for breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A fired chief operating officer is suing Magemojo LLC and others, citing alleged breach of employment agreement.

Lawyer waited too long to file clients' case against Philly PD

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

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.

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