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Twenty-Eight Years

/ 11.Aug, 2011

Former Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge, Mark A. Ciavarella, Jr., was sentenced this morning to 28 years imprisonment in the now infamous “cash . . .

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Beg, borrow, steal?

/ 01.Aug, 2011

We have written before on the dangers of “easy money” for lawyers.  This morning’s paper brings news of another lawyer facing fraud charges for accepting . . .

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To friend request, or not to friend request, that is the question

/ 29.Jul, 2011

With Google about to launch Google+, its own social networking site, to rival the reigning king of social networks, Facebook, it is a good time . . .

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Funky Malpractice

/ 26.Jul, 2011

Malpractice litigation has a funky new participant.  Parliament Funkadelic star George Clinton has sued his former attorneys for allegedly failing to bring a RICO action on . . .

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Guilty

/ 13.Jul, 2011

As expected, former Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia attorney Roosevelt Hairston, has pled guilty to stealing $1.7 million dollars from that institution.  For further information on . . .

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2011 Discipline Review

/ 13.Jul, 2011

With a little more than half of the year gone, it is a good time to take a look at why lawyers have been receiving . . .

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Legal Malpractice Claims on the Rise

/ 07.Jul, 2011

We recently told you about the continuing good news concerning the numbers of medical malpractice actions in Pennsylvania.  The news with respect to legal malpractice . . .

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Tort Reform Bill Signed

/ 30.Jun, 2011

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law the Fair Share Act, a tort reform bill.  S.B. 1131 makes significant changes to Pennsylvania’s joint and several . . .

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Judged Guilty

/ 24.Jun, 2011

Former Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Bernard Snyder has an interesting history.  He actually made history as the first sitting judge in Philadelphia history . . .

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Who and what are you responsible for?

/ 22.Jun, 2011

Bonnie Sweeten, the infamous “hoax mom,” is back in the news following her guilty plea to a count of wire fraud and a count of . . .

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