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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision May Make Third Party Claims in Potential Insurance Bad Faith Actions Easier

January 29, 2015 0 Comments
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision May Make Third Party Claims in  Potential Insurance Bad Faith Actions Easier

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has clarified the question of whether, under Pennsylvania law, an insured may transfer the right to recover damages against his or her insurance company in an insurance bad faith claim to a third party. In a recent decision in AllState Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. Jared Wolfe, No. 39 […]

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Counterclaim Survives in Qui Tam Whistleblower Action

January 5, 2015 0 Comments
Counterclaim Survives in Qui Tam Whistleblower Action

A federal court in Pennsylvania recently ruled that counterclaims against the whistleblower filed by the target of a whistleblower action can survive. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in United States of America ex rel. Lorraine Notorfransesco v. Surgical Monitoring Association, Inc., et al. (Tucker, C.J.) has denied a motion […]

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Floorgraphics Corporate Officers Held Liable for Appropriating $12 million

November 4, 2014 0 Comments
Floorgraphics Corporate Officers Held Liable for Appropriating $12 million

On September 23, 2014, in Potok v. Rebh, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas held that the corporate officers of Floorgraphics, an advertising company, were held liable for appropriating $12 million from a settlement deal from the sale of their company in 2009 to News America Marketing.

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Shareholders, not the Corporation, Holds Attorney-Client Privilege for Communications Between the Shareholders and Counsel

August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Shareholders, not the Corporation, Holds Attorney-Client Privilege for Communications Between the Shareholders and Counsel

On August 7, 2014, the Western District of Pennsylvania’s Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Jr. entered an order preliminary denying plaintiff’s motion to compel compliance with subpoena on counsel. In the case of Gary Miller Imports, Inc. v. Carter Dolittle, et al., plaintiff sought to compel the law firm of Macdonad Illig Jones & Britton, LLP […]

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PA Law Weekly: Kang on CFAA and its impact on employer-employee litigation

February 4, 2016 0 Comments
PA Law Weekly:  Kang on CFAA and its impact on employer-employee litigation

PA Law Weekly:  Kang on CFAA and its impact on employer-employee litigation January 30, 2016 Throughout 2016, Edward Kang will be a regular contributor to the Pennsylvania Law Weekly and The Legal Intelligencer on civil litigation issues impacting attorneys throughout the state. This month he writes on the topic of the CFAA and its impact […]

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Kang, Haggerty, Fetbroyt All Named to South Jersey Magazine’s Awesome Attorneys List

December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Kang, Haggerty, Fetbroyt All Named to South Jersey Magazine’s Awesome Attorneys List

Press Release Kang, Haggerty, Fetbroyt All Named to South Jersey Magazine’s Awesome Attorneys List Cherry Hill, NJ (December 4, 2015): Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt (KHF), with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ is pleased to announce that all three named partners in the firm have been selected in the 2015 Awesome Attorneys listing […]

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds That CASPA Does Not Apply Where The Owner Is A Government Entity

July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds That CASPA  Does Not Apply Where The Owner Is A Government Entity

In Clipper Pipe & Serv., Inc. v. Ohio Casualty Insurance Co., the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act, 73 P.S. §§ 501-506 (“CASPA”), does not apply to construction projects where the owner is a government entity.
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U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies the ‘First-to-File’ Rule Under the False Claims Act

May 29, 2015 0 Comments
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies the ‘First-to-File’ Rule Under the False Claims Act

In Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et al. v. United States ex rel., __, 575 U.S. __ (2015), two questions were presented before the U.S. Supreme Court: first, whether the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) suspends the already generous statute of limitation under the False Claims Act (FCA); second whether the FCA’s “first-to-file” […]

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