Since the names of bankrupt companies do not appear on verdict sheets, asbestos plaintiffs can have double "recovery from two independent sources for the same harm," defense attorney John J. Hare, a
In June, former Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Joseph A. Jaffe, who was sentenced to 27 months in prison in 2003 and disbarred in 2004 for attempting to extort a lawyer who appeared bef
In June, former Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Joseph A. Jaffe petitioned to have his law license reinstated, only to withdraw the petition earlier this month.
...Dallas; Jason Timothy Shipp, Jeffrey V. Mansell, Marx Michael Elmer, Goldberg, Persky, Jennings & White, Pittsburgh; Todd J. O'Malley, O'Malley & Langan, Scranton...
In a test case with potentially far-reaching implications on the types of scientific methodology that may be used in asbestos trials, a unanimous state Supreme Court has declined to endorse the theor
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a class action brought against electronics giant Siemens by 277 plaintiffs who said they were entitled to pension benefits if their employment ended
When defense attorney Peter J. Neeson opened his oral argument before the state Supreme Court Wednesday with a rather daunting government statistic — that a person encounters about 100 million
The state Supreme Court has granted an appeal in an asbestos case that asks the question of whether experts can assume a little exposure to the carcinogen is the same as a lot of exposure
The following is a list of Pennsylvania law firms ranked by the percentage of minorities as reported in the 2010 edition of PaLAW magazine
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