A common pleas judge is urging the state Superior Court to agree with his decision to transfer a medical malpractice case from Philadelphia to Berks County, saying the plaintiff’s allegations regarding an echocardiogram allegedly improperly sent by a Philadelphia doctor was not enough to keep the case in the city.
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As the dust settles in the wake of Kathleen Kane's conviction and resignation from office, the race to replace her as Pennsylvania's attorney general is ready to kick into gear, and political observers expect reform and integrity to take a prominent place in the campaign.
The state Supreme Court's decision to side with the Philadelphia teachers' union in holding the Philadelphia School Reform Commission could not cancel an expired collective bargaining agreement may presage the treatment of similar contract disputes in other distressed school districts and municipalities, education and labor attorneys say.
The Legal's Construction Law supplement includes articles on jury selection and technology, amendments to the state's Mechanics' Lien Law, the use of mediation in construction accidents and tips to avoid delays.
The Legal's Energy and Environmental Law supplement puts genomics, environmental crisis management and the Zika Virus in focus.