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Students suing Philadelphia universities for tuition refunds face ‘huge stumbling block’

May 15, 2020

Philadelphia Business Journal

Not long after colleges and universities across the country were forced to shift to virtual learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic,…

Former federal judge in Camden recalls days as a civil rights activist in Jim Crow South as ‘the right thing to do’

May 14, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

When civil rights activist James Meredith set off on his second march in the Jim Crow South more than 50…

Restaurants sue the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board over wine handling fees

May 7, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Two Pennsylvania restaurateurs are leading a proposed class action lawsuit in state Commonwealth Court that would force the Pennsylvania Liquor…

Liquor Board Must Allow for Direct Sales of Specialty Wines, Court Rules

May 1, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board must allow for direct deliveries of specialty wines, a judge has ruled following the Commonwealth Court’s first…

Court Tackles Direct Wine Deliveries Amid COVID-19 Shutdown in Its First Livestreamed Session

April 28, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer

The YouTube channel was divided into nine panels, with six attorneys, one court crier and one court reporter looking on from different…

Force Majeure and Bunker Supply Contracts: It’s Complicated

April 27, 2020

Ship & Bunker

A sudden and severe drop in oil prices has prompted talk of whether counterparties will look to default on bunker…

Laminates Maker API Americas Reaches Ch. 11 Creditor Deal

April 17, 2020

Law360

API Americas Inc., a Kansas-based company that makes laminate and foil products, is poised to move forward with a Chapter…

Wine dealers sue the PLCB over allegedly illegal shipping restriction

April 16, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Two wine dealers have sued the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in Commonwealth Court for emergency relief, alleging that the agency…

Citgo must pay for a massive 2004 Delaware River oil spill, Supreme Court rules

April 3, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The former owner of a Philadelphia area asphalt refinery is liable for a massive 2004 oil spill in the Delaware River and…

Justices Won’t Let Citgo Off Hook For $133M Oil Spill

April 3, 2020

Law360

Three Citgo units are financially responsible for a $133 million oil spill in Delaware caused by a sunken anchor that was hidden…

Law360’s Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs

April 2, 2020

Law360

Susman Godfrey earned a spot on the legal lions list this week with a win for NYU in litigation brought…

Laminates Maker API Americas Gets Nod For $6M Ch. 11 Sale

March 26, 2020

Law360

A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday gave his nod to the $6 million Chapter 11 sale of some assets of…

New Montgomery McCracken Chair Aims to Build Next Generation With Non-Big Law Identity

March 9, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer

In electing a new leader, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has tapped a lawyer who left the firm and decided…

4 Firms Steer Stanley’s $1.5B Deal For Aerospace Parts Maker

January 29, 2020

Law360

Stanley Black & Decker on Wednesday said it will acquire aerospace components manufacturer Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing for up to $1.5 billion…

She fractured her spine after the car ran a red light. Uber said she signed away her rights to a jury trial.

January 27, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

When you download Uber’s app, you agree that you’re older than 18, that you’re not using a stolen credit card…

Montgomery McCracken Boosts Litigation Group In Philly

November 5, 2019

Law360

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP announced Tuesday that it is boosting its litigation department with a new partner with…

‘Be Fearless,’ ‘We Are Out Here,’ and Other Insights From the Law Journal’s Diverse Attorneys of the Year

October 30, 2019

New Jersey Law Journal

This year’s honorees took the time to share their insights on their legal careers, managing and mentorship, diversity in the…

Potential Expansion of Athletic Programs’ Duty of Care to Student-Athletes and New Limitations to Waivers of Liability: Lessons Learned from Feleccia v. Lackawanna College

October 25, 2019

Sports Litigation Alert

A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision has the possibility of expanding athletic programs’ duty of care to student-athletes and limiting…

3rd Circ. Questions Court’s Role In Drafting SEPTA Ad Policy

October 24, 2019

Law360

A Third Circuit judge on Wednesday questioned whether a trial court should have taken it upon itself to redraft the Southeastern…

‘Standard of Care’ Laws May Not Dissuade Sport Concussion Lawsuits

September 19, 2019

Neurology Today

Although considerable progress has been made in the past decade toward reducing the risk of neurocognitive injury from sports-related concussive…