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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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down The Household Vehicle Exclusion

January 24th, 2019

In Gallagher v. GEICO , (January 23, 2019), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the “household vehicle exclusion” contained in GEICO’s motor vehicle insurance policies.

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The PA Supreme Court Makes It Easier For Fire Fighters To Get Workers’ Comp Benefits For Cancer

January 17th, 2019

In City of Philadelphia Fire Dep’t v. Workers’ Comp. Appeal Bd. (Sladek), 13 EAP 2017, 2018 WL 5046516 (Pa. Oct. 17, 2018), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court made it easier for firefighters to get workers’ compensation benefits for cancer caused by work. 

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