UPS Loses Workers' Comp Malpractice Fight With Philly Firm

Law360, Philadelphia (July 16, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia-based law firm dodged a malpractice suit lodged by United Parcel Service Inc. on Monday after a Pennsylvania federal judge found that the court did not have jurisdiction to hear the case under diversity of citizenship rules.

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Savage dismissed the case, which accused Salmon Ricchezza Singer & Turchi LLP of botching its work defending the company in a personal injury suit brought by a contractor’s employee, after finding that UPS had not satisfied diversity jurisdiction criteria simply by claiming that...
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