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Jul 17 2018

Burns White Recognized as Civil Defense Law Firm of the Year

The Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI) named Burns White the Civil Defense Law Firm of the Year. The award was presented on July 12th at the 2018 PDI Annual Conference, and recognizes Burns White as the top civil defense firm that "best exemplifies the qualities of professionalism, dedication to the practice of law, promotion of the highest ideals of justice in the community and has a demonstrated commitment to PDI and its members."
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Jun 8 2018

Burns White Attorneys Granted Judgment as a Matter of Law in Legal Professional Liability Action after Negotiating for and Winning a Three-Day Summary Trial of Underlying Civil Rights Action

Attorneys James R. Schadel and Kenneth N. Schott, III earned a defense verdict after successfully trying an underlying civil rights action that formed the factual and legal basis for a legal malpractice action filed by a large insurance company against the firm’s clients, a lawyer and his law firm.
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Apr 5 2018

Medical Malpractice: Reginelli Peer Review Case Update

On March 27, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling significantly impacting Pennsylvania’s peer review protections. The Court in Reginelli v. Boggs held that the privilege provided by the Pennsylvania Peer Review Protection Act did not extend to a physician’s performance review file which was maintained by the physician’s employer, an emergency medicine physician practice group.
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Feb 7 2018

Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Motion to Dismiss

Burns White attorneys, Maria Granaudo Gesty and Randall Teti, recently received a favorable outcome for their visiting nurse association client. A medical negligence Complaint was filed against the visiting nurse association in the Superior Court of Delaware. The Superior Court granted a motion to dismiss the Complaint, and Plaintiff appealed to the Delaware Supreme Court. After considering Ms. Granaudo Gesty and Mr. Teti's briefing on appeal, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of the visiting nurse association in a one page order.
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