The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s disciplinary board recommended a five-year suspension for attorney Thomas Peter Gannon of Delaware County after he submitted an excessive number of filings, alleging wasting valuable court resources.
Lawsuits & Litigation
Accused of taking too long to diagnose a vulnerable patient’s rare disorder, Springfield’s Mercy Hospital will have to foot a $28 million bill.
The family of 17-year old John Albers, killed last year by an Overland Park police officer, has settled with the city for $2.3 million. Activists say that even though damages will be paid out, there are still many questions left lingering.
Dorothy Cowles of Ellington, CT, recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Ellington Volunteer Ambulance Corps. and the town after EMTs failed to properly strap her onto a stretcher, causing her to fall.
Judge Dan Polster watched the ’60 Minutes’ segment that ran on CBS last month interviewing Republican Attorney General and Governor-elect Mike DeWine along with two attorneys and had read the transcript. He will not sanction DeWine or the attorneys for the statements made.
Roxana Orellana Santos, arrested while eating a sandwich in 2008, is on the verge of deportation. Asked by a judge to remain in the United States until her civil rights lawsuit could be resolved, she was recently arrested by I.C.E. during a routine check-in with authorities.
Over the past decade, only 12K contract dispute cases awarded damages by the courts (vs. cases that settled). Legal analytics will upend this by giving attorneys unprecedented advantage in court by helping them predict the behaviors and outcomes different legal strategies will produce.
Earl Little’s family is suing Pinckneyville Correctional Center and its former warden, claiming prison administrators know the man’s violent cellmate posed a safety risk.