May 13, 2013
Corporate Counsel | May 13, 2013
As retail titan Wal-Mart seeks to overturn a $187.6 million class action, one of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices hearing oral arguments Wednesday in Harrisburg questioned how the class of employees could have proven its case without using the company's payroll records.
May 2, 2013
ThomsonReuters | May 2, 2013
A federal judge has ruled that lawyers for individuals who sued Merck & Co Inc over the painkiller Vioxx may be entitled to some of the legal fees Pennsylvania's outside counsel received in a settlement with Merck in January.
April 30, 2013
Avandia judge: GSK removal to federal court premature, sends suits back to Phila. Common Pleas CourtPennsylvania Record | April 30, 2013
U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe, of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, recently granted a motion by two health insurers to remand their respective Avandia drug cases to the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
April 26, 2013
Pennsylvania Record | April 26, 2013
Two Pennsylvania consumers are suing Ford on behalf of tens of thousands of new car buyers who allegedly were misled into buying hybrid vehicles they later learned were much less efficient than advertised.
April 16, 2013
Pennsylvania Record | April 16, 2013
A Colorado jury recently determined that helmet manufacturer Riddell failed to adequately warn a former football player about the dangers of concussions, with the verdict coming mere days after company lawyers sought to have Riddell severed from a nationwide class action suit against the NFL playing out in Philadelphia.
April 12, 2013
Pennsylvania Record | April 12, 2013
The state House Judiciary Committee recently held a hearing on House Bill 1150, also known as the Fairness in Claims and Transparency Act, or FACT, which would provide for transparency of claims made against asbestos bankruptcy trusts and in the tort system.
April 10, 2013
Legal Intelligencer | April 10, 2013
In the first courtroom appearance in the multidistrict litigation brought by former football players against the National Football League over their concussive injuries, the judge heard arguments on a threshold issue that will determine whether or not the case will head toward trial.
April 9, 2013
Associated Press | April 9, 2013
A federal court hearing in Philadelphia could determine whether the NFL faces years of litigation over concussion-related brain injuries.
Legal Newsline | April 9, 2013
When U.S. District Judge Eduardo C. Robreno was appointed to handle the Asbestos Products Liability Litigation in October 2008, he was startled by the magnitude of the case.
April 8, 2013
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