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January 14, 2020
Municipal Liability – Sovereign Immunity – Governmental Immunity – When You Can Sue the City and for What

Municipal Liability – Sovereign Immunity – Governmental Immunity – When You Can Sue the City and for What

In Pennsylvania, the law limits when you can sue the State or a municipality, including the City of Philadelphia. The concept of “sovereign immunity” provides a defense for both the State, or Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and municipal governments, unless a statutory exception applies. The exceptions to the State’s immunity are detailed at 42 Pa.C.S. § […]

October 28, 2019
Premises Liability, Vicarious Liability and Negligent Security Cases for Victims of Assaults and Falls at Clubs, Bars and Restaurants

Premises Liability, Vicarious Liability and Negligent Security Cases for Victims of Assaults and Falls at Clubs, Bars and Restaurants

If you’ve been injured in a club, bar or restaurant, you may be able to seek compensation from the business for your losses, bills and pain and suffering. There are different theories of liability and different elements that you need to prove depending on the circumstances of how you were injured. If you were injured […]