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Listen Inaugural Broadcast of Lawsuit Watch

February 23, 2018|WFLY Radio This month WFYL Radio premiered the broadcast of Lawsuit Watch; a 30-minute program dedicated to exploring the impact of lawsuits on individuals, Pennsylvania, and our economy. In our inaugural broadcast, we discussed recent efforts in Pennsylvania to end lawsuit abuse, Philadelphia’s status as a “Judicial Hellhole” and the current system of electing judges in Pennsylvania. Listen…

PCCJR On the Air! Announcing “Lawsuit Watch”

Monthly program premiers Monday, January 22nd on WFYL Radio This Monday, January 22nd marks WFYL Radio’s premier broadcast of Lawsuit Watch; a 30-minute program dedicated to exploring the impact of lawsuits on individuals, Pennsylvania, and our economy. Hosted by PCCJR’s Executive Director Curt Schroder, the program will engage listeners in a conversation asking: Why are there so…

Philadelphia’s ‘Hellhole’ status up for debate, but group points at huge Xarelto verdict

The Penn Record by Nicholas Malfitano |Dec. 21, 2017, 12:19pm HARRISBURG – A recent, massive Philadelphia verdict that bucked a small national trend shows the city’s court isn’t treating businesses fairly, Pennsylvania’s legal reform group says. But the Philadelphia Bar Association disputes the assertion that the city is a “Judicial Hellhole” – a title given…

What Do the 2017 Appellate Court Elections Mean for PA’s Litigation Climate?

The results are in and Pennsylvania voters elected seven people to serve on the appellate courts and retained three individuals currently serving in judicial positions. What can we take away from the election results as to the possibility of improving the litigation climate in Pennsylvania?