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.

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State of Play — Spring 2021

Pennsylvania voters have spoken. Voters approved all four statewide ballot questions and we now know what the Republican and Democrat fields will look like in the appellate court races this fall. Also decided were four special elections, two in the House and two in the Senate. Here is a full accounting of the unofficial election results:

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Amicus Briefs

Chilutti V UBER- Decision

PCCJR Argued that the court does not have jurisdiction over an appeal from the trial court's collateral order staying the proceedings and compelling arbitration.

Status: Decided

Bert V Turk – Supreme Court Decision

PCCJR Argued that punitive damages should be calculated on a per judgement basis, as opposed to per defendent, and a punitive to compensatory ratio of 9 to 1 or higher, was unconstitutional.

Status: Decided

Featured Legislation

Pandemic Liability Protections — House Version

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Pandemic Liability Protections — Senate Version

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Joint resolution amending Article I, Section 11 of the PA Constitution-Senate Version

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Joint resolution amending Article I, Section 11 of the PA Constitution-House Version

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