The number of mass tort cases pending in Philadelphia's Complex Litigation Center at the start of 2017 has risen to its highest level in more than five years.
- Uber, Fighting Pa. Regulators, Calls $11.4M Fine 'Irrational'
- Blank Rome Snags Pittsburgh Energy Duo From Norton Rose
- Farnese Must Stand Trial, Judge Refuses to Toss Case
- Two More Big Firms Tap New Diversity Heads
- New Montco Bar Leader Seeks to Raise Association's Profile
- As Currencies Suffer, Law Firms Try Hedging to Safeguard Revenues
The Pennsylvania Superior Court's recent decision in High v. Pennsy Supply was a victory for plaintiffs in a products liability case, but the defense bar is chalking up the opinion as a win in a legal landscape still unsettled in the wake of the game-changing products liability case Tincher v. Omega Flex.
The concept of common-law forfeiture does not exist in Pennsylvania and the state government has no legal basis, absent statutory authority, for seizing so-called derivative contraband, the Commonwealth Court en banc has ruled.
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.