PADC's 2017-2018 luncheon CLE programs continue Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Estia Restaurant, 1405 Locusrt Street, Philadelphia, with a program entitled "Medical Malpractice Update: Important 2017 Appellate Court Decisions and How They May Impact Pennsylvania's Healthcare
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court in a unanimous opinion dated September 28, 2017, in a case of first impression clarified the elements of an insurance bad faith action under Pennsylvania's bad faith statute found at 42 Pa.C.S. Section 8371.
PADC's Executive Committee recently voted to honor PADC's senior members. PADC's by-laws define senior membership as membership in good standing for not less than 10 years and 65 years of age or older. Our first two seniors were honored at our September 19 monthly luncheon at Estia Restaurant.
The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel’s website includes a page entitled “Our History”.
In Shinal v. Toms, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the duty to obtain a patient's informed consent lies entirely with the physician, which cannot be delegated to physician assistants, nurses, or other staff. In reversing the order of the superior court affirming the judgment entered in favor of the defendant
Click here for PADC member James M. Beck’s article “Rebooting Pennsylvania’s Product Liability Law: Tincher v. Omega Flex and the End of Azzarello Super-Strict Liability” published in Widener Law Journal Vol. 26, No. 2 (2017). Thanks to the Journal for permission to post the article and thanks to Jim for his great article and dedication to PADC.
Notice from Philadelphia CCP effective July 20, 2015 requiring the electronic filing with the Court of case management, settlement and pre-trial memos
PADC's remaining 2017-2018 luncheon program schedule is as follows:
January 16, 2018 at Estia Restaurant. "Medical Malpractice Update: Impirtant 2017 Appellate Court Decisions and How They May Impact Pennsylvania's Healthcare Industry"
PADC is pleased to welcome the following new members recently admitted to our organization
The 2017-2018 schedule of Executive Committee meetings is as follows. All meetings will be held at the offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin