The U.S. Supreme Court's recent game-changing decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California is widely seen as the beginning of the end for mass torts in several venues that have historically attracted large-scale litigation, including California and Missouri. But, for Pennsylvania, the ruling is expected to be much more of a mixed bag, and, according to some, could instead lead to an uptick in suit against certain defendants.
- Philadelphia, With Help From Big Law, Responds to DOJ Over Sanctuary Status
- Ali at Williams Trial: Good to Have Friends in a ‘Powerful Place’
- Doctors Must Obtain Informed Consent Themselves, Justices Rule
- Class Action 'Pick-Off' Move Ruled a Balk in Federal Courts
- Williams' Lawyer: DA Made 'Poor Decisions,' but None of Them Crimes
- Reger Rizzo Adds Retired Delaware Superior Court Judge to ADR Group
A recent Commonwealth Court decision rejecting a bid to secure insurance reimbursement rates put up a roadblock for lawyers seeking the information, but will not prevent discovery through subpoenas on a case-by-case basis according to attorneys.
A three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court has refused to disturb a $20 million verdict against developer Pulte Homes of PA for breaching an agreement to build a residential community around a Chester County golf course.
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