Judge Nixes Unfair Collection Claims Against Pepper Hamilton

Pepper Hamilton partner M. Kelly Tillery's use of his firm's letterhead for collection letters did not make him or the firm a debt collector under federal law, a federal judge ruled.

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  • Superior Court Hopefuls Talk Caseload, Big Decisions at Forum

    By P.J. D'Annunzio

    Candidates vying for open seats on the Pennsylvania Superior Court bench gave their thoughts on how to handle the court's immense caseload, as well as opined on significant rulings to come out of the state's courts.

  • Airplane Injury Claim Against Southwest Not Federally Pre-empted

    By Zack Needles

    A woman's state law claim that she was injured when she was struck in the head by another passenger's suitcase while boarding a Southwest Airlines flight is not pre-empted by the Federal Aviation Act, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled in a case of first impression.

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