Pennsylvania Professional Liability- Key Case

/ 20.Sep, 2011

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, . . .

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Good News on Medical Malpractice Actions

/ 09.Jun, 2011

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 . . .

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Cowboys and Pit Crews

/ 31.May, 2011

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 . . .

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Malpractice Avoidance Quick Tip

/ 05.May, 2011

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 . . .

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Q: Is it a good idea to use client information to make yourself rich? A: No.

/ 07.Apr, 2011

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 . . .

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Two way traffic ahead

/ 30.Mar, 2011

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 . . .

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The age of innocence

/ 25.Mar, 2011

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 . . .

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Don’t forget to file your post-trial motions!

/ 22.Mar, 2011

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, . . .

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Directed Verdict in Legal Malpractice Action

/ 08.Oct, 2010

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 . . .

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