Tag: #Privilege

Commonwealth v. Lehmman

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the defendant’s conviction for first-degree murder. The defendant made three claims of error. First, he claimed that the trial court erred by denying his motion

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Brown v. Brown

The New Jersey Appellate Division considered the reach and contours of the common law litigation privilege, which insulates a litigant from harmful or defamatory statements or communications made during judicial

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Ryan v. Ruize

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed an order of the Court of Common Pleas that permitted the defendant’s licensed clinical social worker to testify about a statement he made during a

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In re McAleer

In re McAleer resulted in a per curiam order from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court because Justice Baer did not participate in the matter, leaving a 3-3 split on the main

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Ungurian v. Beyzman

In this medical malpractice suit, the defendant hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital sought to protect certain reports made in the wake of a botched medical procedure. The hospital claimed that the

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