There are several “key” cases in Pennsylvania legal malpractice cases, but none are more important than Kituskie v. Corbman, 552 Pa. 275, 714 A.2d 1027, . . .Read More..
The annual report on medical malpractice filings from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts shows that the number of cases filed statewide has reduced for . . .Read More..
I highly recommend reading the text of Atul Gawande’s commencement address at Harvard Medical School. Mr. Gawande discusses the value of team-work for highly specialized . . .Read More..
What is a good way to avoid professional liability? Read the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs). The RPCs, in and of themselves, explicitly cannot form the . . .Read More..
Lawyers receive lots of information from their clients. Some lawyers receive more valuable information in client communications than others. A simple rule of malpractice avoidance is to . . .Read More..
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently made the most significant ruling with respect to the attorney-client privilege in a number of years. Strengthening the attorney-client privilege is . . .Read More..
The New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, has added a new wrinkle to its evolving case law on the importance of innocence in a legal . . .Read More..
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has just quashed an appeal of an $18,489,221.60 (and counting) verdict entered against Safeway, Inc., as the successor of Genuardi’s Family Markets, . . .Read More..
On October 7, 2010, Jeff McCarron and Josh Byrne of the professional liability department received a directed verdict entered in favor of their client following . . .Read More..