The Biggest Pennsylvania Court Decisions In 2017

By Matt Fair (December 15, 2017, 1:46 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania judiciary logged another busy year in 2017 as members of both the appellate and trial benches handled major cases, including a wholesale reshaping of environmental law in the state and a string of eye-popping verdicts in pharmaceutical product liability cases.

The state's Supreme Court, which is enjoying a period of stability following years of scandal and turnover that has seen four new justices assuming the bench since last January, had issued about 80 rulings as of mid-December, including rulings in more than 50 noncriminal cases.

These have run the gamut from a major medical malpractice ruling placing new obligations...

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