The Ramifications of a Fraudulent Claim

/ 11.Oct, 2013

For years, Robert Peirce & Associates brought thousands of asbestos claims against CSX Transportation, Inc.  Then, CSX turned the tables.  Beginning in 2005, CSX alleged . . .

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Lawyer’s Involvement in Ponzi Schemes

/ 02.Oct, 2013

We have written before on our observation that nearly every Ponzi scheme seems to involve an attorney at one level or another.  Following a three . . .

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Attorneys and Online Reviews

/ 25.Sep, 2013

We have previously written about the many different issues faced by attorneys utilizing Social Media.  The issue is not going away.  Several recent news items . . .

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Another Philadelphia Traffic Judge Pleads Guilty

/ 20.Sep, 2013

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Robert Mulgrew pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud, conspiracy, and filling a false tax return after one day of . . .

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Philadelphia Judges Under the Microscope Again

/ 18.Sep, 2013

Investigations into the conduct of Philadelphia judges are not new.  In July 1903, Lincoln Steffens published his fifth article in a series on municipal corruption. . . .

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Ewwww, Montgomery County Attorney Receives Six Month Suspension for "Up-Skirt" Stalking

/ 12.Sep, 2013

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, on the recommendation of the Disciplinary Board has suspended Montgomery County attorney Clayton William Boulware from the practice of law . . .

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Mortgage Foreclosure Conspirator Disbarred

/ 11.Sep, 2013

The disbarment on consent of Sean Ryan McBride was only the most recent step in McBride’s downfall.  In October of last year, McBride was sentenced . . .

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New Case on Termination Element of Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings

/ 04.Sep, 2013

The Superior Court in Clausi v. Stuck, 2013 Pa. Super. 222 (Pa. Super. 2013) (underlying opinion here), found where a defamation claim was withdrawn against . . .

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Denial of Professional Liability Coverage for Dishonesty

/ 29.Aug, 2013

A recent case out of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado found, pursuant to the policy’s dishonesty exception, a law firm’s . . .

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Employee Theft and Attorney Responsibility

/ 14.Aug, 2013

Barbara Kaplin, a legal secretary at the Connecticut law firm of Grady & Riley has been charged with stealing more than $1 million from a . . .

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