Pa. Appeals Court Revives Datz, B&L Referral Fee Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (July 29, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT) -- A divided Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit accusing Philadelphia-based personal injury firm A. Harold Datz PC of conspiring with a former associate at Bochetto & Lentz PC to accept client referrals without informing B&L’s management or properly compensating B&L for the cases.

The majority of a three-judge Superior Court panel ruled that a Philadelphia county judge gave undue credit to testimony from the alleged conspirators, which included Datz and ex-B&L associate Scott Sigman, as a basis for granting summary judgment in favor of...
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