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2016-11-17 The Legal Intelligencer, November 17, 2016
Court Upholds $45K Sanction Against Raynor
2016-11-16 Law360, November 16, 2016
Pa. Court OKs Sanction, DQ In Closely Watched Med Mal Suit
2016-09-26 The Legal Intelligencer, September 26, 2016
$625K Northumberland County Med Mal Verdict Largest in 16 Years
2016-06-01 The Root, June 01, 2016
Effort to Exempt ER Care From Liability Stirs Debate
2016-03-18 The Root, March 18, 2016
FBI Investigating Death of Va. Man Who Died While Handcuffed in Police Custody
2016-03-18 PoliceOne.com, March 18, 2016
FBI Investigating Va. In-Custody Death
2016-03-17 WVNS (CBS59 – West Virginia), March 17, 2016
News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT
2016-03-17 WSLS (NBC 10 – Roanoke), March 17, 2016
Linwood Lambert Jr.’S Death Under FBI Investigation
2016-03-17 WDBJ (CBS 7 – Roanoke), March 17, 2016
FBI now Investigating Death of Linwood Lambert
2016-03-17 Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 17, 2016
FBI Investigating Death of Richmond Man Who Died After South Boston Police Used Tasers on Him
2016-03-17 WWBT (NBC 12 – Richmond), March 17, 2016
FBI Richmond Office to Investigate 20-Time Taser Arrest
2016-03-10 The Gazette Virginian, March 10, 2016
In his Search for Answers, Father Goes to Governor
2016-03-09 The Gazette Virginian, March 09, 2016
Judge Rules on Motions in Lawsuit Against Sobo Police; May Trial to Proceed
2016-03-09 The Gazette Virginian, March 09, 2016
NAACP President Urges Prosecutor to Release Findings in Lambert Death Probe
2016-02-13 The Legal Intelligencer, February 13, 2016
What Does Proportionality Mean for the ‘Little Guy’?
2016-01-08 The Legal Intelligencer, January 08, 2016
Peer-Review Privilege Narrowing as Health Care Changes
2015-12-10 The Legal Intelligencer, December 10, 2015
$4.2M Awarded to Woman Who Lost Leg After Knee Surgery
2015-10-29 The Pennsylvania Record, October 29, 2015
Plaintiff says PECO hasn’t paid $250K settlement
2015-10-28 The Legal Intelligencer, October 28, 2015
Judge Stands by Decision to Kick Raynor Out of Case
2015-08-11 The Legal Intelligencer, August 11, 2015
Trial Court Can’t Transfer Case on Its Own, Superior Court Rules
2015-07-22 NBC10 News, July 22, 2015
Some Say State of Pa. Has Been ‘Hoarding’ Valuable Information About Surgeons
2015-07-06 The Legal Intelligencer, July 06, 2015
Slow Progress in Diversity Among Pa. Trial Lawyers
2015-07-06 The Inquirer, July 06, 2015
On the Boards
2015-06-30 The Legal Intelligencer, June 30, 2015
People in the News – June 30, 2015 – PTLA President Inducted
2015-06-30 The Legal Intelligencer, June 30, 2015
Carpenter Awarded $3M After Stairway Collapse
2015-06-06 BuzzFeed, June 06, 2015
Family Of Unarmed Man Who Died In Virginia Police Custody Files $25 Million Lawsuit
2015-06-05 The Gazette Virginian, June 05, 2015
SoBo police seek to dismiss lawsuit
2015-06-04 Shore News Today, June 04, 2015
Depositions due in beach breach-of-contract case
2015-05-28 Philly.com, May 28, 2015
Court blocks effort to collect fine against lawyer
2015-05-28 The Legal Intelligencer, May 28, 2015
Collection of $1M Fine Against Lawyer Again Sought
2015-05-28 Patch.com, May 28, 2015
State Court Prevents Collection of Lawyer’s $1M Fine
2015-05-27 The Gazette Virginian, May 27, 2015
Richmond attorney helping in review of suspect’s death
2015-05-25 Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 25, 2015
Suit seeks millions in death of Richmond man tasered by South Boston police
2015-05-25 Wset.com, May 25, 2015
Special Assistant Appointed in Investigation Involving South Boston Police
2015-05-22 The Gazette Virginian, May 22, 2015
$25M lawsuit filed against South Boston police department, town
2015-05-22 Wset.com, May 22, 2015
$25 Million Lawsuit Filed Against South Boston Police, Town
2015-05-21 Philly.com, May 21, 2015
Another lawsuit, as NTSB confirms traincrash engineer used cellphone
2015-05-21 Philly.com, May 21, 2015
NTSB: Engineer’s cellphone used day of crash, not sure when
2015-05-21 Philadelphia Business Journal, May 21, 2015
Amtrak derailment: Engineer’s cell phone records show calls made; another passenger sues
2015-05-21 Phillymag.com, May 21, 2015
Engineer’s Cellphone Examined in Amtrak Accident
2015-05-20 Law360, May 20, 2015
Amtrak Suits Pile Up Over Deadly Philly Crash
2015-05-20 The Legal Intelligencer, May 20, 2015
Collection of $1M Fine Against Lawyer Again Sought
2015-05-19 Cape May County Herald, May 19, 2015
Group’s RICO Suit Against City Withdrawn | Watch Video
2015-05-08 Law360, May 08, 2015
Philly Legal World Rattled By $1M Witness Flub Sanction
2015-05-01 Courthouse News Service, May 01, 2015
Man Needed Help but Got Tasered, Sister Claims
2015-04-27 Law360, April 27, 2015
Pa. Judge Won’t Toss $1M Sanction Over Atty’s Witness Flub
2015-04-27 The Legal Intelligencer, April 27, 2015
Judge Again Stands by $1M Sanction for Attorney
2015-04-07 Philly.com, April 07, 2015
New evidence in malpractice case called ‘concocted’
2015-03-31 Wildwood Leader, March 31, 2015
Point Break Drops Federal Racketeering Suit Against Wildwood Officials
2015-03-25 Law360, March 25, 2015
Atty Sanctioned $1M Pushes Pa. Judge To Nix Penalty
2015-03-24 Philly.com, March 24, 2015
Sanctioned Lawyer’s Team Says Evidence Supports Her
2015-03-10 Law360, March 10, 2015
Judge Axes Bid To Smear Pa. Atty’s Witness In $1M Fine Row
2015-03-13 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 13, 2015
Clayton, MO Native Earns $6.6 Million Verdict in Philadelphia for Recovered Heroin Addict Client After Medical Negligence Resulted in Paraplegia
2015-03-04 Law360, March 04, 2015
Fined Pa. Atty Tried To Stop Barred Testimony, Witness Says
2015-03-12 The Legal Intelligencer, March 12, 2015
Phila. Jury Awards $6M to Paralyzed Heroin Addict
2015-02-19 Law360, February 19, 2015
Philly Lawyer’s $1M Sanction On Hold By Appeals Court
2015-02-16 Philly.com, February 16, 2015
People in the News
2015-02-09 Wildwood Leader, February 09, 2015
Civil suit alleges RICO Act violations by Wildwood commission, others
2015-02-06 Law360, February 06, 2015
Pa. Judge Defends $1M Fine For Atty’s Witness Instructions
2015-02-06 MantecaBulletin.com, February 06, 2015
Judge defends $1M fine
2015-02-06 The Legal Intelligencer, February 06, 2015
Phila. Judge Stands by $1M Fine Against Attorney
2015-02-05 Press of AC, February 05, 2015
Wildwood faces lawsuit over beach events contract
2015-02-05 Philly.com, February 05, 2015
Judge defends $1M fine against lawyer over banned testimony
2015-02-01 WPXI (AP), February 01, 2015
Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned testimony, mistrial
2015-02-01 Standard Speaker (AP), February 01, 2015
Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned testimony, mistrial
2015-02-01 ABC News (AP), February 01, 2015
Lawyer Fights $1M Fine Over Banned Testimony, Mistrial
2015-01-29 Law360, January 29, 2015
NJ Beach Town Plans Thwarted By Conspiracy, Promoter Says
2015-01-29 Overlawyered, January 29, 2015
Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction
2015-01-29 Philly.com, January 29, 2015
Doctors rally on behalf of lawyer facing $1M in sanctions
2015-01-27 Global Legal Post, January 27, 2015
Lawyer faces US$1m fine over medical witness slip
2015-01-26 Philly.com, January 26, 2015
Lawyer faces $1M in sanctions because her witness stumbled
2015-01-22 The Legal Intelligencer, January 22, 2015
JMA Rendell Center BoD
2015-01-14 ABA Journal, January 14, 2015
Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction
2015-01-13 collectionscreditrisk.com, January 13, 2015
Collection Efforts Begin on Attorney Sanctioned $1M in Malpractice Case
2015-01-13 The Legal Intelligencer, January 13, 2015
Collection Begins on Attorney Sanctioned $1M
2014-11-11 The Legal Intelligencer, November 11, 2014
Defense lawyer sanctioned $1 million for smoking reference
2014-11-07 Philadelphia Magazine, November 07, 2014
Lawyer Told to Pay $1M for Allowing Smoking Reference at Trial
2014-11-06 Law360, November 06, 2014
Pa. Hospital’s Atty Must Pay $1M For Witness Instruction Flub
2014-11-05 The Legal Intelligencer, November 05, 2014
Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference
2014-11-04 Bleed Philly, November 04, 2014
Messa Caption Contest
2014-11-03 People in the News, November 03, 2014
Claudine Homolash – People in the News
2014-10-21 The Legal Intelligencer, October 21, 2014
More Plaintiffs Attorneys Looking to Handle Whistleblower Cases
2014-8-23 CBS Online, August 23, 2014
Back to School Backpack Giveaway Gets Students Ready for the Year with Free School Supplies
2014-8-19 The Legal Intelligencer, August 19, 2014
Man Claimed Brain Injury After Armored-Truck Collision
2014-8-16 The Daily Item, August 16, 2014
Rail Death Lawsuit Move Requested
2014-8-06 Penn Record, August 06, 2014
Armored Truck Company Agrees to $850,000 Settlement on Accident Claim
2014-8-01 Legal Intelligencer, August 01, 2014
Brain Injury Case Against Verizon Settles for $3 Mil.
2014-7-24 Penn Record, July 24, 2014
Verizon pays nurse $3 million for career-ending brain injury from car crash
2014-7-14 Philadelphia Inquirer, July 14, 2014
People in the News – Justin L. Groen
2014-5-27 Penn Record, May 27, 2014
Lack of safety measures at railroad crossing blamed for fatal accident
2014-5-22 The Daily Item, May 22, 2014
Mother files suit in railroad death
2014-5-22 The Standard Journal, May 22, 2014
Suit filed in RR crossing death
2014-4-30 Penn Record, April 30, 2014
Family of woman, great-granddaughter who perished in blaze sue makers of faulty smoke detectors
2014-3-20 Penn Record, March 20, 2014
Ethicon, J&J remove pelvic mesh suit from Phila. CCP to federal court
2014-2-28 The Legal Intelligencer, February 28, 2014
FJD to Address Low Juror Turnout With ‘Scofflaw Court’
2014-2-25 The Legal Intelligencer, February 25, 2014
Pelvic Mesh Cases Expanding Into Latest Mass
2014-2-24 Law360, February 24, 2014
J&J Hid Topamax Birth Defect Risks, Philly Jury Hears
2014-2-10 CBS Philly, February 10, 2014
Health: The Choice Between Life & Death
2014-2-10 Philly.com, February 10, 2014
On the Boards
2014-1-07 Penn Record, January 07, 2014
Mechanic sues General Electric over helicopter incident that allegedly caused serious shoulder damage
2013-10-22 Penn Record, October 22, 2013
Phila. jury awards plaintiff $350K in premises liability case against Temple Hospital
2013-07-29 Metro, July 29, 2013
SEPTA passenger awarded $450K in crash suit
2013-06-15 Penn Record, June 15, 2013
Delco man sues commercial contracting co. and driver over injuries from vehicle accident
2013-03-07 Philly.com, March 7, 2013
Paulsboro derailment blamed in death of woman, 77 – Philly
2013-03-06 NJ.com, March 6, 2013
Paulsboro train derailment: lawsuit claims vinyl chloride caused woman’s death
2013-03-06 The Pennsylvania Record, March 6, 2013
First wrongful death claim filed over ’12 S. Jersey freight train derailment
2013-03-01 The Pennsylvania Record, March 1, 2013
Indiana plaintiff files Topamax mass tort claim in Phila
2012-10-31 The Legal Intelligencer, October 31, 2012
New Trial Awarded After Expert’s Smoking Reference
2012-10-09 The Pennsylvania Record, October 9, 2012
Pa. Superior Court panel affirms $2 million-plus award against HUP, doctor in med mal case
2012-10-05 Law 360, October 5, 2012, October 5, 2012
UPenn Hospital Owes $2M For Baby’s Birth Injury, Court Says
2012-08-31 The Legal Intelligencer, August 2012
Letter to Expert’s Employer Gets Lawyer Disqualified
2012-08-27 The Legal Intelligencer, August 2012
Sanctions Rejected for Hand-Delivery Of Post-Trial Motion to Defense Expert
2012-08-17 The Legal Intelligencer, August 2012
People In the News
2012-08-13 The Legal Intelligencer, August 2012
Letter to Expert’s Employer Not ‘Sinister,’ Defense Argues
2012-05-14 The Legal Intelligencer, May 2012
People In the News
2012-05-04 The Legal Intelligencer, May 2012
Contacting Expert’s Employer Sanctionable, Phila. Judge Finds
2012-04-09 The Legal Intelligencer, April 2012
Dueling Sanctions Motions Filed Over Letter to Plaintiff Expert’s Employer
2012-03-05 The Philadelphia Lawyer, Winter 2011
Harming Mother Earth: The Next Mass Tort?
2012-01-30 The Legal Intelligencer, January 2012
People In the News
2012-01-13 The Pennsylvania Record
Legal malpractice suit filed against Jenkintown, Pa. attorney
2011-11-24 PressofAtlanticCity.com, November 2011
Madison House hotel in Atlantic City could face reopening or wrecking ball at end of 2012
2011-11-22 The Legal Intelligencer, November 2011
People In the News
2011-11-11 Suburban Life Magazine
Reader’s Choice Awesome Attorneys
2011-10-19 The Legal Intelligencer, October 2011
FJD Mulls What Injustice looks Like – And How to Fix It
2011-10-19 The Legal Intelligencer, October 2011
People In the News
2011-04-11 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Judge: ‘Implied malice’ may nail drugmakers
2011-04-05 Legal Intelligencer 
Withholding Info from FDA Could Trigger Punitives: Judge
2011-03-03 Legal Intelligencer
Phila. Jury Awards More Than $2 Mil. For Baby’s Death
2011-02-05 Philadelphia Daily News
A Murky Death: Delco Family Wants Answers – And Damages – From Camp Where Teen Drowned Last Summer
2011-01-03 Newsweek, Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania
2010-05-21 The Jury Verdict,
$2,500,000 Recovery – Motor Vehicle Negligence
2010-05-01 SuperLawyers Magazine,
A reputation for results in catastrophic injury cases
2010-04-01 Philadelphia Bar Reporter,
People in the News
2010-03-01 AAOS NOW,
In defense of patients, in defense of doctors
2010-03-05 Upon Further Review,
Philadelphia Jury Awards Plaintiff Nearly 1 Million in Slip and Fall Case
2010-01-01 Newsweek,
Philadelphia’s Finest Attorneys
2009-11-02 PA Law Weekly,
Penn Grad Student Wins Contract Claim Against University
2008-10-24 Legal Intelligencer,
Court Debates Impact of Late Discovery Reply in Med Mal Case
2009-10-13 Philadelphia Inquirer,
Putting a Price on Wharton’s Prestige
2009-10-06 Legal Intelligencer,
Med Mal Case Revived Despite Late Reply to Discovery
2009-09-01 Money Magazine,
Protecting Your Big Kid – and You

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