Officials of the First Judicial District, the Defender Association of Philadelphia and the District Attorney's Office gathered before Philadelphia City Council on April 16 to request additional funding for their departments.
Verdicts and Settlements
A jury has awarded $6 million to a Pittsburgh company that claimed the China-based labs of a product-testing firm did not correctly test space heaters to ensure compliance with American safety standards.
According to the plaintiff's arbitration memorandum, on June 24, 2010, Maryann C. Dunlap, 70, was walking to her car, which was parked in the lower parking lot of the Ridley Park Swim Club, when a tree fell on her.
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Hall v. Southwestern Pa. Water Auth., PICS Case No. 14-0465 (Pa. Commw. March 17, 2014) Leavitt, J. (8 pages).
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Notices to the Bar
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