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Hospitals Without Insurance

/ 17.Jul, 2012

The New York Times has published an interesting article on troubled hospitals in New York which are not maintaining medical malpractice insurance.  The article (and . . .

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Limited Scope Engagements

/ 11.Jul, 2012

We have previously written on the importance of defining who you represent and for what purposes you represent them.  There are situations in which an . . .

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Malpractice Issues in Business Transactions

/ 09.Jul, 2012

CNA recently released the results of a study of approximately one thousand closed legal malpractice cases arising out of business transactions.  Highlights of the study . . .

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Blogging about client’s cases

/ 04.Jul, 2012

We have previously blogged about our golden rule for social media: do not post anything you would not want seen blown up as an exhibit . . .

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New Jersey Court Finds that Employees Have Privacy Rights for Facebook Posts

/ 29.Jun, 2012

On May 30, 2012, the United States District Court of New Jersey ruled that an employee had protected privacy rights in regards to a post . . .

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National Labor Relations Board Issues Social Media Policy Report

/ 29.Jun, 2012

On May 30, 2012,the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) (http://www.nlrb.gov) issued a social media report (http://mynlrb.nlrb.gov/link/document.aspx/09031d4580a375cd) summarizing the Acting General Counsel’s view on social media . . .

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Champerty and Assignment

/ 25.Jun, 2012

Assignment of legal malpractice actions is an interesting topic.  As a general concept, assignment of legal malpractice claims is disfavored.  Gurski v. Rosenblum and Filan, . . .

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Former Superior Court Judge Michael Joyce Disbarred

/ 20.Jun, 2012

The Disciplinary Board’s list of recent Supreme Court actions (last 60 days) has become a veritable whose who of the Pennsylvania judiciary and body politic, . . .

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Pfizer May Now Face State Court Asbestos Liability Suits

/ 19.Jun, 2012

On April 10th, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in In Re Quigley Company, Inc. decided that Pfizer can now face . . .

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Judge Removed from Bergrin Case

/ 19.Jun, 2012

In a new twist to the always interesting case of Paul Bergrin, the Third Circuit, Court of Appeals, has removed the judge overseeing the case, . . .

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