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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the city of Philadelphia cannot hide behind a liability waiver to avoid a $3.2 million verdict won by a man who was injured when he hit a pothole during a charity bike race.
As COVID-19 cases continue to fall and vaccination rates rise, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday ordered judges and staff across the state back to work in person as part of a return to what it called "pre-pandemic status" for judicial operations.
U.S. Steel Corp. on Monday maintained its defeat of a Clean Air Council lawsuit alleging it violated federal notification requirements regarding a 2018 fire near Pittsburgh, with the Third Circuit's precedential ruling that the company's reports to local authorities were sufficient.
A pair of former vice presidents at a Pittsburgh insurance and consulting firm have to pay back nearly $50,000 each in "advance bonuses" after they quit in April, the company told a Pennsylvania state court in a pair of lawsuits Monday.
Verde Energy USA Inc. has reached a proposed $7 million settlement to end a half-dozen proposed class actions alleging it drew customers in with a bait-and-switch scheme that left them paying more for electricity than they had expected.