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Trying A Pro Bono Case: Lessons Learned And Satisfaction Earned
Last year, I tried a prisoner civil rights case in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. After a three-day trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of my client and awarded him $30,000 in damages.
United States
5 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court Is About To Make Civility Among Lawyers Mandatory And Not Aspirational
Jonathan Hugg and Benjamin Wanger published "The Supreme Court is about to make civility among lawyers mandatory and not aspirational" in the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
United States
9 Oct 2018
Supreme Court Narrows Whistleblower Definition Under Dodd-Frank: Now Are Your Company's Compliance Systems In Order?
On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that "Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation provision does not extend to an individual, like Somers, who has not reported a violation of the securities laws to the SEC."
United States
10 Sep 2018
Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania Holds That Failure To File Brief In Support Of Properly Filed Post-Trial Motion Does Not Waive Issues On Appeal
In a recent decision, Board of Supervisors of Willistown Township v. Main Line Gardens, Inc., the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania unanimously held that a party does not waive all issues on appeal...
United States
27 Feb 2017
Rost May Change The Toxic Tort Landscape
A November 22, 2016 Supreme Court ruling, Rost, significantly changed the playing field for defendants in Pennsylvania.
United States
16 Dec 2016
Third Circuit Grapples With Issue Of Whether Federal Aviation Act Preempts Design Defect Claims Based On State Law Standards Of Care
Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp. arises from the crash in 2005 of a single engine, 1976 model Cessna 172N aircraft.
United States
17 Jun 2016
Recent New York Decision Reaffirms Limits To Surety's Liability On A Delay Claim Made Under A Payment Bond
A recent decision by the Supreme Court, New York County, reaffirmed the law as it applies to important issues relating to a surety’s defenses to a claim for delay damages made under a payment bond.
United States
15 Jan 2015
Supreme Court Holds That CERCLA Preemption Is Inapplicable To Statutes Of Repose
CERCLA pre-empts statutes of limitations applicable to state-law tort actions for personal injury or property damage in certain circumstances.
United States
13 Jun 2014
Supreme Court To Determine The Appealability Of Merits Decisions When Contractual Fee Disputes Remain Unresolved
The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in a case that could have far-reaching impact in litigation involving federal claims for attorney’s fees.
United States
24 Jul 2013
"Expert Testimony At The Certification Stage: The Impact Of Comcast v. Behrend"
The article discusses Comcast v. Behrend which reinforces that lower courts must rigorously scrutinize the adequacy of the plaintiff's expert evidence in support of Rule 23 requirements.
United States
4 Jul 2013
Recent Supreme Court Decision Highlights Some Pitfalls Of Federal Appellate Procedure
On April 16, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision that should serve as a cautionary tale on the dangers of waiver, at all levels of the judicial system, including failing to file a cross-petition for a writ of certiorari.
United States
10 May 2013
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