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Clarion County Jury Awards $2M in Urinary Med Mal Case

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

A woman alleging she's suffering the effects of shoddy installation of a urinary sling has been awarded $2 million by a Clarion County jury.

David Wecht, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Allocatur Alteration Spurs Clash of Justices in UM Case

By Max Mitchell |

Two weeks after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard arguments about what it takes to preserve a demand for arbitration in an uninsured motorist case, the court took the unusual step of issuing an order that tweaked the question the court is preparing consider.

John Rabiej.

MDL Critic Pushes Plan to Break Up Cases

By Amanda Bronstad |

It's time to give judges clear rules for managing MDLs, says John Rabiej, director of Duke Law School's Center for Judicial Studies. For starters, he'd spread the biggest cases across more judges.

Woman Awarded $2.1M in Fourth Pelvic Mesh Trial

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

A Philadelphia jury has awarded $2.1 million to a woman claiming she experienced ongoing pain resulting from the deterioration of a pelvic mesh implant.

FILE - In this June 5, 2013 file photo rescue personnel search the scene of a building collapse in downtown Philadelphia. The first wrongful-death lawsuit over the building collapse has been filed Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 by the family of an art school graduate killed inside a Salvation Army store. The June collapse killed 24-year-old Mary Lea Simpson of Haverford and five others. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)

Plaintiff in Salvation Army Case Awarded Record $95.6M in Arbitration

By Zack Needles |

More than three months after the Salvation Army building collapse civil case settled for a record $227 million, an arbitrator has allocated $95.6 million of that amount to plaintiff Mariya Plekan, a Ukrainian immigrant who had been shopping when the building collapsed.

Judge Thomas Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Third Circuit Clarifies Use of Preliminary Injunctions

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

Noting that there have been conflicting approaches on how and when to grant preliminary injunctions in cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a ruling clarifying the standards for issuing them.