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Governor Wolf’s Executive Order Leaves Health Care Facilities and Many Health Care Heroes Exposed to Lawsuits

HARRISBURG, PA – Curt Schroder, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform, issued the following statement on Governor Wolf’s Executive Order regarding civil immunity for health care providers: “Governor Wolf’s Executive Order provides limited protection from civil liability for health care professionals making it one of the weakest such measures enacted in…

PCCJR Update — May 4, 2020

Still Waiting for Safe Harbor for COVID-19 Heroes We may not know the full scope or impact of the COVID-19 pandemic yet, but what we do know is that the consequences of the decisions, deployed resources, and plans to save lives will be with us for years to come. Health care practitioners and businesses working…

PCCJR Update — April 20, 2020

Billboard Lawyers **Website Survey**More Good Works in COVID-19 Response**In the News “Billboard Lawyers” Put Fees Over Protecting Public from Pandemic Pennsylvania’s “Billboard Lawyers” admitted to working to defeat needed liability protections for health care providers and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) makers, derailing efforts to put in place protections other states are implementing through their legislatures.…

Lawyer Greed Triumphing Over Need to Protect Health Care Heroes

HARRISBURG, PA- Pennsylvania’s “Billboard Attorneys” are working to defeat needed liability protections for health care providers and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) makers, derailing efforts to put in place protections other states are implementing through their legislatures. When cornered by a reporter, Pennsylvania’s trial lawyers admitted they buried a proposal to provide limited liability protections to…

PCCJR – April 10, 2020

COVID-19 Immunity** Civil Justice Reform-Minded Lawyers Needed ** Taking on Coronavirus **  COVID-10 Heroes Deserve Immunity Pennsylvania is facing new and unexpected challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Health care providers and businesses large and small are incurring risk to provided life-saving care, equipment, and goods to get us all through this public health crisis.…

PCCJR Update — March 27, 2020

COVID-19 and the Courts **Doing “God’s Work” ** Stepping Up A Message From the Executive Director: We are a universe away from where we were when we published our last Update on March 16th. COVID-19 has created a worldwide pivot that no one could have foreseen, but everyone can feel in business and at home.…