Lawsuit abuse hurts communities and our quality of life. Frivolous lawsuits impact volunteer organizations, social service agencies, educational institutions, local governments, and other civic programs. Every time a lawsuit is filed against a city or municipality, taxpayers foot the bill. And no volunteer wants to get dragged through the mud in court after freely giving their time and talent.
Former Pennsylvania Governor Richard “Dick” Thornburgh, referred to as a “Legal and Public Service Giant,” has passed away at the age of 88. Throughout his life and leadership he spoke passionately on the damage lawsuit abuse does to the economy and the rule of law.Read Now
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Pandemic Liability Protections
Bill #SB 1239
SB 1239 provides for limited COVID-19-related liability to manufacturers and others who provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), certain medical services, and who have opened up their businesses and followed CDC guidelines.
Referred to Senate Judiciary
Covid-19 Liability Protection
Bill #HB 1737
HB 1731 provides Covid-19 liability protection to healthcare practitioners and facilities, manufacturers of personal protective equipment, as well as protection from exposure claims for those following health guidelines. In addition to healthcare and businesses large and small, the bill protects schools, colleges and universities, childcare centers, and local governments.
Vetoed by Governor Wolf on November 30, 2020