Exterior premises liability cases usually begin with the premise that the owner of the property abutting the sidewalk has primary responsibility for the sidewalk, while the municipality’s liability is secondary.
When Pennsylvania judicially adopted strict liability in tort for the manufacture, sale or lease of a defective product, it embraced Section 402A of the Restatement of Torts 2d.
On Aug. 14, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office released a grand jury report (report) on Catholic clergy sexual abuse after a two-year investigation that revealed that more than 300 priests sexually abused more than 1,000 children over seven decades in six of the state’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses.
Under the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law, 75 Pa. C.S.A. Section 1701 et seq., stacking of uninsured motorist (UM) and underinsured motorist (UIM) coverages may be waived.
When a worker is injured on the job by a third party, a special relationship arises between workers’ compensation counsel and personal injury counsel, with the claimant/plaintiff in the middle.
At least one in six American consumers own and use wearable technology—watches and fitness monitors that allow the compilation and exchange of data without the user’s involvement—based on a 2016 study cited in Forbes.