Word of accident attorney Andrew H. Gaber's alleged insurance fraud scheme, pending arrest and eventual suicide last week sent shock waves through the personal injury bar, which was surprised to hear of the extent of the scheme and concerned about the stereotype it perpetuated.
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Articles concerning fee shifting; content ownership in online education; boundaries of fair-use defense; first-action allowance for patents; a different spin on the America Invents Act; and more can be found in our Intellectual Property Supplement.
The Professional Excellence Awards supplement features articles on the finalists for Lawyer of the Year honors, as well as the corporate Legal Departments of the Year and the winners of the Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Pa. Law Weekly
Determining when a case is strong enough to prosecute and when a confidential informant might be too compromised to take the witness stand are decisions typically made behind closed doors.
A federal judge has allowed the estate of a woman who died of hemopericardium in Lankenau Medical Center's emergency room to proceed with a claim against the hospital for failure to screen under the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, finding that the hospital could not adequately articulate its own screening procedure as a defense.