PADC's November 21, 2017 luncheon program will be held at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia.
Join us for a joint celebration Tuesday, December 5, 2017 between 5:30PM and 7:30PM at The DoubleTree Hotel, 237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia PA
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:
November 21, 2017 at the Pyramid Club: Mikki Ingram of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin and Jeffrey Gross of Batt and Gross offer a presentation entitled "Gotcha!
PADC is pleased to welcome the following new members recently admitted to our organization