Herbert v. American Biltrite: Pennsylvania’s Superior Court Holds That Virginia’s Statute of Limitations Bars Asbestos-Personal-Injury Claim

/ 15.Jan, 2016

In a non-precedential opinion filed on January 12, 2016, Pennsylvania’s Superior Court affirmed the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas’ Order granting Defendants summary judgment . . .

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Superior Court Again Reaffirms Rule Against Legal Malpractice Cases Following Settlements

/ 01.Jun, 2015

In Silvagni v. Shorr, 2015 Pa. Super. 62 (Pa. Super. 2015), the Superior Court, in an opinion written by Judge Lazarus, affirmed the dismissal of a . . .

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Swartz Campbell Partners Achieve Defense Jury Verdict for Doctors

/ 01.May, 2015

Swartz Campbell partners, Jeffrey McCarron and Josh Byrne, successfully defended their physician clients in a medical malpractice death case.  Following trial, the Philadelphia jury found . . .

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New opinion examines the bar on legal malpractice actions after settlements

/ 03.Apr, 2015

On March 31, 2015, Judge Slomsky of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a memorandum opinion in consolidated cases . . .

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Keystone Freight Tries Again

/ 06.Mar, 2015

On of the more comprehensive Superior Court opinions on wrongful use of civil proceedings in recent years is Keystone Freight Corp. v. Stricker, 31 A.3d 967 . . .

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Article Describes Plight of Sanctioned Attorney

/ 26.Jan, 2015

An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer describes the plight of sanctioned attorney Nancy Raynor.  The article notes the sanctions are unlike anything Swartz Campbell partner . . .

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Order Sustaining Preliminary Objections in Dragonetti Act Case Upheld

/ 20.Jan, 2015

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed an order obtained by Swartz Campbell partner, Josh J.T. Byrne, from the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas sustaining preliminary . . .

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Swartz Campbell Partner Achieves Stay of Execution for Sanctioned Attorney

/ 16.Jan, 2015

Swartz Campbell partner, Jeff McCarron, Esquire, obtained a temporary stay of execution proceedings against attorney Nancy Raynor for sanctions imposed against Ms. Raynor arising out of the . . .

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Montgomery County Attorney Pleads Guilty to Client Theft

/ 13.Jan, 2015

We previously wrote about Landsdale attorney Gregory Noonan, arrested for selling Oxycodone to an undercover officer.  Noonan was arrested a month after representing Dr. Richard Ruth at his trial . . .

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M. Christina Gutierrez’s Other Client- the Pennsylvania Link to the Serial Podcast

/ 12.Jan, 2015

Serial Podcast, the breakout podcast from NPR, averaged over 1.5 million listeners per episode.  The podcast is a fascinating twelve part, in-depth, look at a . . .

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