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Swartz Campbell Attorneys Author Position Papers

/ 21.Jun, 2011
Currently, in Pennsylvania, the issue of reform of joint and several liability concepts is being discussed in the Legislature. The Pennsylvania Defense Institute, along with many other groups, supports the reform of joint and several liability concepts as currently enacted in Pennsylvania. In this regard, Suzanne T. Tighe, Esquire and James C. Haggerty, Esquire have authored the Position Papers on behalf of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute with respect to joint and several reform. PDI supports the current efforts in the Pennsylvania Legislature for reform of the joint and several law in Pennsylvania and the repeal of the “one percent rule”. Please click to see copies of the Position Paper and the Supplemental Position Paper.