Featured Amicus Briefs

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DiNardo v UPHS

The issue is:

Does the felony murder rule prevent a convicted murderer from seeking damages in the form of compensation for injuries the convict allegedly sustained as the result negligent medical treatment, when such treatment allegedly did not prevent him from committing the act of murder?

Status: filed

Sectors: Business, Community

FREILICH V. SEPTA

Summary: In this brief, PCCJR defends the constitutionality of legislatively impose caps on damages in cases brought against the Commonwealth and local governments, in Pennsylvania.

Status: Filed

Sectors: Business, Community

Hangey v Husqvarna

Issue: Can a plaintiff sue a corporate defendant in a venue with which the corporation’s only relationship is an insubstantial and de minimis portion of its overall business and operations and where the venue lacks any other relationship either to the claim or to the other parties?

Status: n/a

Sectors: Business, Community, Health Care

Marion V Bryn Mawr Trust

Issue: Should Pennsylvania recognize a novel cause of action for aiding and abetting fraud when it would unnecessarily burden Pennsylvania businesses and Harm Pennsylvania Consumers?

Status: n/a

Sectors: Business, Community, Health Care

Ruffing V Wipro, LTD

This case was filed in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. PCCJR urges the court to recognize US Supreme Court precedent and reject the concept of jurisdiction by virtue of registering to do business in Pennsylvania.

Status: n/a