Health Care

Quality healthcare is vital to our families and communities. Frivolous lawsuits threaten the availability of healthcare through increased medical liability costs and doctors being forced to practice defensive medicine. Predatory tactics of aggressive out-of-state lawyers threaten the existence of Pennsylvania’s elder care in long-term and skilled nursing facilities. Fairness demands a balance that protects patients and the heroes who care for them.

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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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Lawyers Attempting To Get Documents They Aren’t Entitled To

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