Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Pennsylvania Appeals Court Cites Recent Authority, Allows Workers' Comp Case

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Pennsylvania Appeals Court Cites Recent Authority, Allows Workers' Comp Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court precedent invalidates the state's workers' compensation law when the disease is a latent one like mesothelioma which would arise after the 300-week statutory limit, an appeals court held May 12 (Howard A. Scott, et al. v. Duquesne Light Co., No. 2139 WDA 2009, Pa. Super.).

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