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Thompson Coburn LLP | USA | 2 Jan 2019

Pennsylvania Supreme Court provides new route for data security breach plaintiffs

Data security breaches have become ubiquitous. However, in spite of the large number of well-publicized incidents, plaintiffs generally have had

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Fenwick & West LLP | USA | 20 Dec 2018

Pennsylvania High Court’s Dittman Ruling Makes It Harder To Dismiss Data Breach Actions

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held that employers have “a legal duty to safeguard” the personal data of their employees which is stored on

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Hudson Cook LLP | USA | 23 Jan 2018

Avoid Miscommunication to Stay Out of Court

We frequently see cases involving insurance coverage issues arising from misunderstandings and less-than-careful sales and delivery practices by

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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 3 Jul 2017

Pennsylvania Highest Court Has Spoken: Former Employees Are Not Entitled to Inspect Their Personnel Files

Since January 6, 2016, almost 18 months ago, in accordance with a decision by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, employers in the state of

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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 20 Jan 2017

Superior Court of Pennsylvania Affirms Rejection of Proposed Data Breach Class of UPMC Workers, Finding Hospital Owed No Duty to Protect Information

Affirming a lower court decision this blog discussed here, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania held January 12 that dismissal of a proposed data

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 9 Aug 2016

Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

Mars Petcare U.S., Inc., (“Mars Petcare”) has agreed to settle FTC allegations that the company falsely advertised its Eukanuba dog food. The FTC’s

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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 17 Jun 2016

After Prevailing in the Pa. Superior Court, Why Should I File a Cross-Appeal in the State Supreme Court?

A lesson from this case for parties and appellate practitioners is that prevailing parties in an intermediate appellate court who lose on an

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 22 Feb 2016

Court Rules Employment Agreement Severance Provisions Can Constitute ERISA Plan

Earlier this month, in Zgrablich v. Cardone Industries, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held that an

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Pepper Hamilton LLP | USA | 5 Nov 2015

Federal court in Pennsylvania holds design professionals’ negligence claim against Pump Supplier barred by economic loss rule

This dispute arises out of a major renovation and expansion of the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (the “Project”). Plaintiff Elliot-Lewis

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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 12 Jun 2015

Employees can’t sue hospital for negligence, breach of contract, after personal data breach

In a favorable decision for defendants in data breach litigation, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County held that the economic

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