The federal judge presiding over a case in which former Allstate Insurance agents claimed they were forced to sign unfair releases upon termination has denied they company’s request for a new trial.
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- Judge Nixes PSU’s Coverage for Many Sandusky Abuse Claims
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As drivers encounter an increasing number of distractions behind the wheel, Pennsylvania law is adjusting to consider how civil damages should be meted out in motor vehicle accidents. If a recent opinion from a Lawrence County judge is any indication, anyone sending a text message might now be found liable for accidents on Pennsylvania's roads if they knowingly divert a driver's attention.
The question over judicial retirement was put to voters, whether it was official or not. But whether the question—and the answers—will count is an issue for Pennsylvania's courts to decide.
In The Legal’s medical malpractice supplement, articles focus on EMTALA, social media and the recovery of medical expenses.
The Top Laterals/New Partners supplement features articles on boutique law firms and lateral moves, the top lateral hires of 2015, and new partners.