A federal judge has allowed a plaintiff to conduct discovery on alternate fuel-tank designs in the case of a man who burned to death in a fire caused by a fuel tank rupture on a truck manufactured by Daimler subsidiary Freightliner.
Nearly seven months into a calendar year when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is operating with two vacant seats, the justices appear to be issuing opinions at a reasonable pace, observers said, while the court's leader has taken an especially active role in writing.
The state Supreme Court has rejected efforts by the Pennsylvania Insurance commissioner to convert the rehabilitation of two insurance companies into liquidations.
The Energy and Environmental Law supplement includes articles on GMO torts, corporate criminal liability in the energy industry, environmental liability at health care facilities and more.
The Family Law supplement includes articles on paternity and parentage in same-sex marriages, marijuana's role in child-custody cases and how to keep a business through a divorce.