Various theories abound on how to deal with this sprawling coverage litigation. And none of them is ideal. As one counsel put it, is the litigation the nightmare or is consolidation the nightmare?
By: Anthony L. Miscioscia and Margo E. Meta There are certain generally held principles regarding an insurer’s duty to defend. One of these principles is that an insurer has a
By: Sean P. Mahoney and Ciaran B. Way On May 14, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied a Pittsburgh-based restaurant’s Emergency Application asking it to exercise its statutory and “King’s
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By: Sean P. Mahoney, Michael O. Kassak and Eric B. Hermanson On April 20, 2020, two Philadelphia restaurants filed a petition with the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (the Panel
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