For the first time since it opened its doors two decades ago, Duane Morris' Newark office has a new chief: Gregory Haworth, a longtime partner at the firm handling litigation and bankruptcy-related matters. He replaces Walter Greenhalgh, who had held the role since the office's opening in 1996.
- Lawyers in Farnese Case Say Feds Should Stay Out of Local Politics
- Court Revives Patient Suicide Suit Against Hospital
- New Montco President Judge Looking Forward to Busy Tenure
- Insurer: Legal Mal Policy Void Because Firm Hid Ties to Clients
- 10 Years Out, Report Says Recession's Impact on Firms Is Clear
- DA Williams Agrees to Pay More Than $60K Over Ethics Violations
In a decision one attorney in the case predicted could "open the floodgates" for similar challenges, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled that a trial judge may not impose a mandatory minimum sentence based on a DUI defendant's refusal to submit to a warrantless blood test.
Finding that unusual circumstances must exist before a court can order a plaintiff to undergo multiple independent medical examinations, a Pennsylvania judge has shot down Weis Markets' efforts to have a woman undergo two exams by different orthopedic specialists.
In The Legal's Alternative Dispute Resolution supplement, read about arbitration limitations and the FAA, early intervention, mediation of liability and coverage and private mediation for LEP persons.
Welcome to the 23rd edition of PaLaw: Annual Report on the Legal Profession. As is the case every year, our aim with this magazine is to thoroughly encapsulate the past year in the Pennsylvania legal community.