How Ireland's Acquittal Could Haunt McCord at Sentencing

The short answer to the question of whether Chester County businessman Richard Ireland's surprise midtrial acquittal on bribery charges Monday will impact former state Treasurer Rob McCord's upcoming sentencing is "no"—but the long answer is much more complicated.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waves as she enters the Montgomery County courtroom on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to continue her trial in Norristown, Pa. Kane, a first-term Democrat, is accused of leaking secret grand jury documents to the press and lying about it under oath. (Art Gentile/Bucks County Courier Times via AP, Pool)
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    By Max Mitchell

    A dispute has arisen in a lawsuit against Toyota over the locking system of its 2005 4Runner, and, according to products liability attorneys, it may foreshadow the type of discovery disputes that are likely to arise in the unsettled post-Tincher v. Omega Flex landscape.

  • Court: Prejudgment Interest Doesn't Preclude Liquidated Damages

    By Zack Needles

    An award of prejudgment interest under a breach of contract claim for unpaid wages does not bar a plaintiff from also recovering liquidated damages under the Wage Payment and Collection Law, a deeply divided Pennsylvania Superior Court en banc has ruled.

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Hank Grezlak, editor-in-chief of The Legal Intelligencer, discusses the economic outlook for 2016 before the Legal Marketing Association, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter.
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