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Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Legal Malpractice

/ 09.Jan, 2014

Tippi Hedren, the actress best known for her part in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, recently had a nearly $1.5 legal malpractice verdict affirmed on appeal. . . .

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The Legal Intelligence

/ 20.Dec, 2013

Swartz Campbell attorney, Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire, has an article on Prior-Knowledge Provisions and Reporting of Claims, published on the Legal Intelligencer’s website.

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Assignment of Legal Malpractice Claims

/ 16.Dec, 2013

We previously noted the limited case law in Pennsylvania regarding the assignment of legal malpractice actions runs contrary to the national consensus on this subject. . . .

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Attorney Wins $5.75 Million Award In Legal Malpractice Claim, Based on Legal Malpractice Claim

/ 05.Dec, 2013

In November of 1998, Virginia based contracts attorney Bruce McLaughlin, was convicted of on eight counts of sexual abuse.  The claims of sexual abuse were . . .

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New Pennsylvania Law Limits Admissibility of Apologies by Doctors

/ 13.Nov, 2013

The Pennsylvania legislature unanimously voted to approve, and Governor Tom Corbett signed into law, an act designed to allow medical professionals to apologize to patients . . .

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Swartz Campbell Partner Quoted in Law360 Article

/ 08.Nov, 2013

Swartz Campbell partner, Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire, was quoted in a Law360 article about the decision by Duane Morris to settle the Coleman case (subscription . . .

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Five Year Suspension for Accusations of Judicial Misconduct

/ 05.Nov, 2013

Donald A. Bailey, a former US Congressman, and Auditor General of Pennsylvania, has been suspended from the practice of law for five years.  According to . . .

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Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct Amended

/ 01.Nov, 2013

On October 22, 2013, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ordered the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct be amended effective in 30 days.  The order adopted . . .

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Column by Swartz Campbell Partner on the Legal Intelligencer Website

/ 24.Oct, 2013

Swartz Campbell partner, Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire, will regularly contribute articles on professional liability for the Legal Intelligencer Website.  Mr. Byrne’s first column was published . . .

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Retired Bucks County Lawyer Indicted for Defrauding Estate of $1.7 Million

/ 23.Oct, 2013

Retired Bucks County attorney, Randolph Scott (no not that Randolph Scott), has been indicted on tax and identity theft charges.  The indictment charges Scott with . . .

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