Detrimental reliance is not a prerequisite for application of the doctrine of estoppel by deed, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided in Shedden v. Anadarko E. & P. Co., L.P..
State legislators lack standing to intervene in a challenge to an executive order concerning workers who provide in-home medical and personal care, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Markham v. Wolf.
Single Certificate of Merit Sufficient in Professional Malpractice Action Premised on Vicarious Liability
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has amended the Official Note to Rule of Civil Procedure 1042.3 governing certificates of merit.
Every attorney admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania will be required to electronically file their annual registration form beginning with the 2016-2017 assessment year.
Recent amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure aim to standardize the procedures by which restitution is awarded in criminal cases.
By order dated March 17, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court amended Rule of Disciplinary Enforcement 219 pertaining to annual registration of attorneys.
Supreme Court Clarifies Methodology for Reimbursing Providers of Medical Devices to Auto Accident Victims
Automobile insurers liable for reimbursing providers of medical products to accident victims are not restricted to the methodologies identified in the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (MVFRL) and Department of Insurance regulations, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Freedom Med. Supply, Inc. v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Co.
A section of the Public School Code authorizing Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission to suspend provisions of the Charter School Law violates the non-delegation rule, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in West Phila. Achievement Charter Elem. Sch. v. Sch. Dist. of Phila.
An attorney’s prior experience as a prosecutor is relevant to his or her qualification to represent a capital case defendant, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced in a recent order amending the official Comment to Rule of Criminal Procedure 801.