Philly Judge Scolded For Not Noting Atty Wife's Link To Case

Law360, Philadelphia (October 24, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia County Judge Allan Tereshko should have informed attorneys litigating an uninsured motorist case that his wife worked as an attorney at the firm that represented the insurance company involved, the Pennsylvania Superior Court said Monday.

In a concurring opinion published alongside the decision to overturn Judge Tereshko’s order granting summary judgment to Westfield Insurance Co., Superior Court Judge Anne Lazarus said Judge Tereshko had “failed in his professional responsibility” to disclose to the litigants that his wife was an attorney at Post & Schell PC,...
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