Federal appellate lawyers might well have to whittle down their arguments by the end of next year.
The estate of a 23-year-old man beaten to death after a night out in the Old City section of Philadelphia has settled for $7 million with the bars that served the man's attackers, according to lawyers in the case.
A Lackawanna County jury has decided in favor of the defendant in a 2009 motor vehicle case.
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The trial court erred in granting wife's former counsel a judgment by admission against ex-husband for attorney fees based upon on support payments he owed to wife since Pennsylvania precedent recognizes that a spouse's alimony and/or support obligations are not debts. Reversed.
Records of plaintiff's medical treatment and insurance records pertaining to previous accidents were discoverable to the extent that those injuries and treatment were relevant to the injuries alleged in this personal injury action. Plaintiff's appeal of the discovery master's order granted in part, denied in part.
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