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.

The string of decisions come...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!