Litigation Funding Sometimes a 'Necessary Evil' for Lawyers

Litigation loans for clients in dire need of money to pay the rent or for an attorney trying to cover case expenses are generally viewed by lawyers as a costly option of last resort.

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  • Defendants May Now Have Easier Time Changing Venue in Pa.

    By Max Mitchell

    The uphill battle defendants faced when trying to get their cases moved from a plaintiff's chosen venue has been leveled somewhat thanks to the state Supreme Court's decision last month in Bratic v. Rubendall, according to attorneys who spoke with the Law Weekly.

  • Justices Take Up Hospital's Liability for ER Doc's Acts

    By Max Mitchell

    The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear argument on whether a plaintiff may state a claim for vicarious liability against a hospital for the alleged conduct of an emergency room doctor by pointing out that she was part of an emergency response team and had not previously treated the patient.

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