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PA Supreme Court Allows Certain Mesothelioma Claimants to Sue Their Employer

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued a ground-breaking decision that could potentially expose employers to a wave of new lawsuits by former employees suffering from mesothelioma. In its November 22, 2013 opinion in...more

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Workers’ Compensation Act Case

Court finds in Tooey that Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act does not bar latent occupational disease lawsuits against employers. On November 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Tooey et al. v. AK Steel Corp. et...more

Where Will Oil Spill Work Injury & Wrongful Death Cases Be Tried?

The Gulf Oil Spill -- the largest oil spill and one of the largest industrial accidents in history -- has already resulted in hundreds of lawsuits seeking billions of dollars in damages. Wrongful death and workers'...more

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