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For that reason, practitioners are eager for appellate guidance.

"They're all over the place," added Bednarz, referring to decisions from Pennsylvania courts of common pleas.

"There are more restrictive allowances of the information, there are 'you've got to show some threshold' decisions," the attorney added.

And then there are outright denials.

Ben Present can be contacted at 215-557-2315 or bpresent@alm.com. Follow him on Twitter@BPresentTLI.

(Copies of the eight-page opinion in Simms v. Lewis, PICS No. 12-2289, are available from Pennsylvania Law Weekly. Please call the Pennsylvania Instant Case Service at 800-276-PICS to order or for information.)

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