The Biggest Pa. Court Decisions Of 2015: Year-End Report
Law360, Philadelphia (December 14, 2015, 3:50 PM EST) -- Despite a pair of continued vacancies and a cloud of scandal, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has logged a productive second half of the year with a series of blockbuster decisions that have implications for commercial insurance carriers, product liability attorneys, and employers who utilize noncompete agreements.
Opinions the justices issued since the beginning of July have helped redefine the burden for defeating expert causation testimony in product liability cases, affirmed the rights of policyholders to independently negotiate settlements without their insurance carriers' consent, and found that employees should be properly compensated in for consenting to noncompetes.
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