Monthly Archives: August 2014

Pa’s New Voter ID Law: Government Protection or Annoyance? YOU DECIDE.

Pennsylvania’s new Voter ID Law signed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett in March 2012, will require voters to show photo ID prior to voting at the polls in the November 2012 Presidential election.  See Pennsylvania’s Election Code Omnibus Amendments Act of March 14, 2012, P.L. 195, No. 18 Session of 2012 No. 2012-18.  Examples of acceptable photo ID are a Pennsylvania driver’s license, U.S. Passport or U.S. Military I.D.

— Drafted blog while a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP

Trial Lawyers and Social Media

Social media/networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have become both an increasingly fruitful source of evidence for trial lawyers, and the subject of more court opinions.  Depending on which side of the fence you practice, social networking sites may be a blessing or a curse. — Drafted blog while a partner at Fox Rothschild… Continue Reading

The Restatement (Second) of Torts Continues to Apply in Pennsylvania

Despite recent rumblings to the contrary, unless and until the Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopts The Restatement (Third) of Torts, The Restatement (Second) of Torts, which was adopted by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Webb v. Zern, 220 A.2d 853 (Pa. 1966), still governs product liability cases in Pennsylvania. Noteworthy, is the Third Circuit’s decision in Covell v.… Continue Reading

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