After two other courts found an FBI affidavit of probable cause to search union leader John J. Dougherty's home was appropriately in the public domain, a Philadelphia judge has thrown out Dougherty's legal malpractice suit against Pepper Hamilton for using the affidavit in a separate defamation action.
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The Litigation Departments of the Year supplement includes articles spotlighting the work of Pennsylvania's top litigation departments in a variety of practice areas.
The future of Philadelphia's oil industry; managing an environmental enforcement investigation; the next decade of PA shale development; the benefits of going green with alternative energy; and more can be found in our Energy and Environmental Law Supplement.
Despite a contract that fails to comply with a consumer protection law, a contractor will still be able to pursue a claim under the quasi-contract theories of quantum meruit, the state Supreme Court has ruled.
The state Supreme Court has held that governmental immunity protections do not extend to a register of wills for alleged violations of bonding requirements.