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Pennsylvania Updates December 29, 2015

Allegheny County Judge Strikes Down City of Pittsburgh Ordinances Requiring Paid Sick Days for Pittsburgh Employers and Training Requirements for Large Building Owners

Allegheny County Judge Joseph M. James recently struck down two City of Pittsburgh Ordinances that impacted businesses located within the City of Pittsburgh:  the “Paid Sick Days Act,” which was passed by City Council on August 3rd, 2015 and Signed by the Mayor on August 13, 2015, and the “Safe and Security Building Act,” which was […]

Zimmer Kunz Results December 22, 2015

ZK Result: Attorney Chris Yoskosky Obtains Dismissal of Client on a Motion for Summary Judgment in High Profile Case That Later Results in $32,000,000 Verdict Against Remaining Defendants

Pittsburgh, PA (December 2015)   This lawsuit arose from a tragic motor vehicle accident in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in which a car occupied by a family of 4 was rear-ended by a truck owned by the original defendant masonry company and operated by its driver, who was also sued individually.     The accident resulted in […]

Zimmer Kunz News December 16, 2015

Zimmer Kunz Attorneys Elected To Federal Bar Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter’s Steering Committee

Zimmer Kunz is pleased to announce that attorneys Joseph F. Butcher and Aaron H. Weiss were elected to serve on the Federal Bar Association Western District of Pennsylvania Chapter’s Steering Committee for 2016.  Mr. Butcher was re-elected to serve as the chapter’s First Vice President, which he has been for the past year.  He was […]

Pennsylvania Updates December 10, 2015

Pennsylvania Case Bulletin – The Pennsylvania Superior Court declines to allow Plaintiffs to Amend their Complaint to include a Count of Negligent Entrustment after learning that the named Defendant was not operating the vehicle at the time of the incident

On November 23, 2015, the Superior Court in Rivera v. Manzi, 2015 WL 7453998 (Pa. Super. 2015),  held that the Plaintiffs could not amend their complaint so as to include an entirely new cause of action against the Defendant after the Statute of Limitations had elapsed.   On October 14, 2012, the Plaintiffs, Luz and […]