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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily set aside its contentious proposal to ease 17-year-old restraints on medical malpractice lawsuits.
Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-63rd District), chair of the House Majority Policy Committee, announced Wednesday that the committee would hold a public hearing to examine the potential negative impacts of the proposed repeal of a medical malpractice lawsuit rule.
After an intensive push by Republican lawmakers over the course of the past few weeks, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hold off on implementing a proposed rules change that detractors said could have led to a return to the days of massive malpractice lawsuits and doctors fleeing the state.
Law360 -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to push back consideration of a proposal to undo the state’s 15-year-old rule prohibiting venue shopping in medical malpractice cases until a state legislative...
Harrisburg, PA — A seemingly small rule change concerning where medical malpractice cases can be heard could have a big impact on health care accessibility. That's the worry of a majority of the state Senate and others concerned about a proposal before a panel appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai made it clear this week that he was surprised to be re-fighting a political battle that he believed had been won more than 15 years ago.
HARRISBURG – The duties of state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) in the 2019-20 session will include serving as deputy chairman of the House Majority Policy Committee, according to Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
A state representative from Rostraver Township has been appointed as a deputy policy chairman for the Pennsylvania House Majority Policy Committee.
CLARION - Donna Oberlander is used to being first. She was the first female Clarion County commissioner, the first woman to be elected to the state House of Representatives from the 63rd District and now the first woman to be chair of the Policy Committee of the Republican Caucus.