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Justices Decline to Adopt Third Restatement

Max Mitchell | November 21, 2014

The state Supreme Court has held that Pennsylvania will continue to follow the Restatement (Second) of Torts in products liability cases.

Verdicts and Settlements

  • Ex-Professor Must Pay Wife's Estate Over Her Killing

    By Lizzy McLellan

    A Montgomery County jury awarded $124.3 million in a civil case against Rafael Robb, the former University of Pennsylvania economics professor who pleaded guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter in the death of his estranged wife.

  • State Not Liable for Muddy Steps in Park

    On May 15, 2012, plaintiff Jennifer Enloe, in her mid-30s, was visiting Ridley Creek State Park, at 1023 Sycamore Mills Rd., in the borough of Media. Enloe alleged that she exited the park's visitor center, walked down a flight of stone steps, and as she reached the landing, slipped on mud, which caused her to roll her left ankle, fracturing it.

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