Case Summaries

Case Notes from Richard E. Freeburn, Esquire, “The Lawyers Lawyer”.

The content on this web page is provided primarily for other lawyers. It is intended to assist other attorneys in keeping current with the latest developments in the law, in regards to personal injury, workers’ compensation and litigation issues. Every week, attorney Dick Freeburn reviews a case summary for his local Bar Association, that you can find here.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Major Piece of Workers’ Compensation Act.

June 20th, 2017

In Protz v. W.C.A.B., 2017 WL 2644474 (Pa Supreme Court, June 20, 2017), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down Section 306 (a.2) of the Workers’ Compensation Act.

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Admissibility of Evidence of Intoxication.

June 15th, 2017

In Partlow v. Gray, 2017 WL 2590738, (June 15, 2017), the Superior Court held that intoxication evidence was admissible in a wrongful death motor vehicle accident case even though the Defendant had admitted negligence and the trial court had dismissed Plaintiff’s claim for punitive damages.

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