Pennsylvania first adopted the Uniform Arbitration Act (“UAA”) in 1927. Half a century later, in 1980, it was replaced with a modified version of the model Uniform Arbitration Act of 1955, to create the current UAA. The purpose of the UAA was to “promote the...
Lancaster County, PA, June 26, 2018 – Saxton & Stump, a Pennsylvania-based law firm, announced today that it has expanded and relocated its Harrisburg office to 4250 Crums Mill Road. The new office doubles the size of the firm’s previous location at Liberty Plaza...
Pennsylvania appellate court overturns $21 million Plaintiff’s Verdict in an Insurance Bad Faith Action
On April 9, 2018, the Pennsylvania Superior Court threw out a trial court’s $21 million plaintiff’s verdict ($18 million for punitive damages and $3 million for attorney’s fees) in an insurance bad faith action and sent the case back to the trial court with...
Mediation is a technique used frequently in civil disputes to resolve them short of a trial or arbitration hearing. Many construction contracts and other legal agreements incorporate mediation clauses. However, the success or failure of mediation depends on more...
Health System Liable for Employee-Physician’s Life Insurance Benefits Due to Failure to Properly Advise
In Erwood v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am., a federal court in Pennsylvania recently found a health system liable for the outstanding life insurance benefits of the widow of one of its physician-employees, following the denial of her claim for such benefits by the life...
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280 Granite Run Drive, Suite 300
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 556-1000
Fax: (717) 441-3810
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Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 216-5505
Fax: (717) 547-1900
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Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: (484) 328-8500
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