The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares the IRE Provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Statute Unconstitutional

/ 21.Jun, 2017

WORKERS’ COMP ALERT Re: Protz v. Worker’s Compensation Appeal Board (Derry Area School District) June 20, 2017 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declared the IRE . . .

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High Court Reins in Judges on Misconduct Sanctions

/ 24.Apr, 2017

By Andrew Stickler Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 2:43 PM EDT) — A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday setting boundaries on litigation sanctions . . .

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Josh Byrne’s Article on How to be Reinstated as an Attorney published in Legal Intelligencer

/ 04.Apr, 2017

Joshua Byrne, a partner in Swartz Campbell’s professional liability deparment had an article published in The Legal Intelligencer on Monday, March 27, 2017.  The article, titled A . . .

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DB-7’s and Disciplinary Representation

/ 10.Feb, 2017

A lawyer confronted the the threat of discipline should have legal representation. Contact by disciplinary counsel should be treated as serious. A “DB-7” from disciplinary . . .

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Josh Byrne Has Article Published in Legal Intelligencer

/ 30.Jan, 2017

January 30, 2017: Joshua Byrne, a partner in Swartz Campbell’s Professional Liability department, had an article published in The Legal Intelligencer on Friday, January 20, 2017. . . .

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Supreme Court Victory

/ 24.Jan, 2017

Swartz Campbell partners, Jeffrey B. McCarron and Kathleen Carson won reversal from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania of an adverse decision by the Superior Court . . .

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Delaware Court Rules That Liquor Liability Exclusion Defeats Coverage For Catering Facility Where Alcohol Is Served By Third Party

/ 28.Dec, 2016

A Delaware Superior Court has held that the Liquor Liability Exclusion of the Commercial General Liability Policy defeats coverage for a negligence claim stemming from . . .

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Josh Byrne Quoted in Law360 Article

/ 23.Nov, 2016

Swartz Campbell partner, Josh Byrne, Esquire, was quoted extensively in a Law360 article examining the potential effect of proposed amendments to Pennsylvania Rule of Professional . . .

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Cumulative Exposure Opinion in Asbestos Cases and Consolidation

/ 22.Nov, 2016

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its 4-2 Opinion in Rost v. Ford, holding that the opinion of plaintiffs’ expert, Dr. Arthur Frank, did not violate the . . .

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NJ court rules plaintiffs’ experts’ opinions are inadmissible, grants summary judgment for defendants in two talc cases

/ 06.Sep, 2016

Departing from the rulings of judges in other jurisdictions, a New Jersey court Friday barred the plaintiffs’ causation experts from testifying and entered summary judgment . . .

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