Pa. Judge Won't Seal Order Over Alleged Privilege Leak

Law360, Philadelphia (June 12, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT) -- A bus company fighting a suit seeking damages after a fatal crash lost its bid Wednesday to seal a Pennsylvania state judge’s May order that attorneys said prejudiced the defendants and compromised their position by improperly quoting from privileged material.

Judge Mary Collins in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas refused to seal the order — in which her colleague Judge Frederica Massiah-Jackson agreed to step down from the case while lambasting defense attorneys for what she described as “outrageous misconduct” for failing to turn...
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