Articles + Updates

Brian Kane Offers Post-Tincher Updates in DRI’s The Voice

Trial attorney Brian Kane penned an article for Defense Research Institute's, The Voice, focusing on the impact that Tincher v ...
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Scrutinizing Cy Pres Class Action Settlements—Recent Court Trends

Article by Lyle Washowich, Esq. and Gerard Hornby Trial courts play a unique role in class action settlements.  Under Federal ...
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Linde V. Linde: PA Superior Court’s Latest Take on the Business Judgment Rule

by Mary-Jo Rebelo, Esquire and Taylor Wantz, Esquire Summary The Pennsylvania Superior Court’s recent opinion in Linde v. Linde, et ...
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PA Superior Court Holds that PTSD Could Be Covered as “Bodily Injury” if it Resulted from Physical Injury

On December 4, 2019, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, in a published opinion, held that post traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) could ...
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To Delete or Not Delete: When Can Patient Records be Modified?

By Courtney C. Barbacane, Esquire Maintaining complete and accurate patient records is a crucial component of quality assurance and clinical ...
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Duty to Defend – Third Circuit Reaffirms Four Corners Rule, Even if There is the Possibility of Facts Within Coverage

The Third Circuit recently held that an insurance carrier did not have a duty to defend a lawyer and his ...
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Seven Year Statute of Repose Ruled Unconstitutional

Article by Daniel J. Margonari, Esq. On October 31, 2019, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Yanakos v. UPMC, 10 WAP ...
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Western District Declines to Extend Gallagher Analysis to Regular Use Exclusion

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania recently held that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in ...
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Advanced Directives and Incapacity: When Should a Person’s Wishes be Overridden?

Article by Holli K. Bott, Esq. Burns White recently handled a matter in which a hospital sought to change a ...
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Damico, Horton Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict for 3 Railroad Defendants

Attorneys David Damico and Ashley Horton obtained a unanimous defense verdict in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania ...
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