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Tort Talk Expo 2015 Fast Approaching - Please Registering Now To Ensure Your Seat

7 hours agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

TORT TALK EXPO 2015 Thursday, September 24, 2015 Mohegan Sun Casino and Hotel Wilkes-Barre, PA (3 Substantive, 1 Ethics Credit) Door Prizes - Vendor Giveaways - Raffle Prizes AGENDA: [Registration 11:30 am - 12 noon] 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - "LESSONS FROM FORREST GUMP" A TORT TALK AUTO LAW UPDATE by Daniel E. Show More Summary

Judge Terrence R. Nealon Added to List of Presenters For Tort Talk Expo 2015 (Set for September 24, 2015)

19 hours agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

I have added Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas to the list of presenters set for the September 24, 2015 Tort Talk Expo set to take place at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Judge Terrence R. Show More Summary

Article Celebrates Top 10 Decisions From 25 Years of Bad Faith Law

5 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Here's a LINK to a recent July 7, 2015 article from The Legal Intelligencer by Richard L. McMonigle, Jr. and Brian M. Shay, both with Post & Schell. The article, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of the passing of the Bad Faith Statute,...Show More Summary

Presented On Post-Koken Issues At 2015 Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges in Hershey, PA

6 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Last Friday presented an update on the current status of Pennsylvania automobile accident law to an audience of trial court judges from around the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at the July 2015 Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges in Hershey, PA. Show More Summary

Judge Minora of Lackawanna County Denies Motion for Reconsideration in Medical Malpractice Case

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In a recent decision in the case of Rarrick v. Silbert, No. 2002-CV-4951 (C.P. Lacka. Co. June 23, 2015 Minora, J.), Judge Carmen D. Minora, of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, denied a Defendant’s Motion for Reconsideration...Show More Summary

Judge Nealon Reviews the Law On Admissibility of Prior Convictions

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In his recent decision in the breach of contract case of Clark v. GEICO, 12 CV 1278 (C.P. Lacka. Co. July 8, 2015 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon addressed a defense motion in limine that raised issues regarding the admissibility of crimini falsi evidence against the Plaintiff under Pa.R.E. Show More Summary

POOR DOGGY: Judge Zulick Reviews Issues in Veterinary Malpractice Case

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In his recent decision in the case of Purpura v. Bartin Heights Veterinary Hospital, _____ (C.P. Monroe April 30, 2015 Zulick, J), Judge Arthur Zulick of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas addressed several issues raised by way of Preliminary Objections against a Plaintiff’s veterinary malpractice action. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Addresses Ability of Insured To Settle Claim Itself When Being Defended Under Reservation of Rights By Liability Carrier

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of Babcock & Wilcox Co. v. American Nuclear Insurers & Mutual Atomic Energy Liability Underwriters, 2 WAP 2014 (Pa. July 21, 2015)(Maj. Op. by Baer, J.)(Concurring and Dissenting Op. by Eakin, J.), the Pennsylvania Supreme...Show More Summary

Summary Judgment Entered Against Trip and Fall Plaintiff Who Fell Walking Backwards While Not Looking Back

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of Meckel v. Lehigh Valley Health Network, PICS Case No. 15-0995 (C.P. Lehigh Co. April 23, 2015 Reichley, J.), the court granted summary judgment to the defendant possessor of land in a premises liability action where the...Show More Summary

Quoted in a Recent Article in The Legal Intelligencer on the Impact of Obamacare On the Defense of Medical Expenses Claims in Civil Litigation Matters

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Here is a LINK to a recent July 2, 2015 Legal Intelligencer article by Max Mitchell entitled "Can Affordable Care Act Ruling Help the Defense Bar?"The article outlines the debate on the possible effect of the United States Supreme Court's...Show More Summary

What Goes Around, Comes Around: Defendants Entitled to Discovery of Finances of Professional Expert Witnesses for Plaintiffs

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Proving that the Cooper v. Schoffstall rule that a party may discover information on the litigation-related activity and compensation earned by a professional witness also applies to expert witnesses retained by Plaintiffs, Judge Patricia E. Show More Summary

Another UIM Case Defeated By Collateral Estoppel Doctrine

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Pitfall In a recent Post-Koken collateral estoppel decision of note, Judge David Williamson of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas ruled in the case of DeHoyos v. GEICO, No. _____(C.P. Monroe Co. April 20, 2015 Willamson, J.) that...Show More Summary

Will You Please Consider Voting For Tort Talk?

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

I received an email from The Expert Institute (www.TheExpertInstitute.com) advising that they were running a contest whereby readers could nominate a blog for their Best Legal Blog Competition. If you deem Tort Talk worthy and are willing to take a few seconds to submit a vote, here is the LINK to do so.Thanks for reading Tort Talk and thanks for you support of the Blog.

Eastern District Federal Court Remands UIM Claim Back to State Court

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

As also already reported in The Legal Intelligencer in a July 9, 2015 article by Gina Passarella, in a recent July 8, 2015 detailed Order, the Eastern Federal District Court of Pennsylvania remanded a removed Post-Koken case back to Delaware County in the matter of Kennedy v. Show More Summary

Federal Middle District Judge Conaboy Tackles Pre-Trial Motions in Bad Faith UIM Matter

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In his recent post-Koken decision addressing numerous Motions In Limine filed by both parties in a UIM/Bad Faith case in the matter of Clemens v. New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Company, No. 3:13-cv-2447 (M.D. Pa. June 15, 2015 Conaboy, J.), Judge Richard P. Show More Summary

New Required Jury Instructions for Prospective and Selected Jurors

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Here is a LINK to new required Jury Instructions issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for "Prospective" and "Selected" jurors.The amendments place emphasis on advising such jurors of the prohibitions against using computer or mobile...Show More Summary

Erie County Trial Court Severs and Stays UIM/Bad Faith Counterclaims in a Coverage Declaratory Judgment Action Filed by Carrier

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In a recent Erie County Court of Common Pleas decision in the case of Erie Insurance Exchange v. Porter, No. 10327 - 2015 (C.P. Erie. Co. June 11, 2015 Cunningham, J.), Judge William R. Cunningham granted the carrier's request to sever...Show More Summary

Justice Correale Stevens Plans to Return to Superior Court Once His Supreme Court Appointment Ends

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Justice Correale F. Stevens The Legal Intelligencer has reported that Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Correale F. Stevens will return to the Pennsylvania Superior Court as a senior judge once his interim appointment to the Supreme...Show More Summary

Judge Minora Reviews Current Status of At Will Employment Law

last monthIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

Facing an Employment At Will situation? Click HERE for a thorough Opinion by Judge Carmen D. Minora in the case of Krutulis v. Community Medical Center, No. 2009 - CV - 1474 (C.P. Lacka. Co. June 4, 2015 Minora, J.), for the currentShow More Summary

Registration Open for Tort Talk Expo 2015

last monthIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

TORT TALK EXPO 2015 Thursday, September 24, 2015 Mohegan Sun Casino and Hotel Wilkes-Barre, PA (3 Substantive, 1 Ethics Credit) Door Prizes - Vendor Giveaways - Raffle Prizes AGENDA: [Registration 11:30 am - 12 noon] 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - "LESSONS FROM FORREST GUMP" A TORT TALK AUTO LAW UPDATE by Daniel E. Show More Summary

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