Daniel T. Brier of Myers Brier & Kelly LLP told Law360 in a statement, “We are pleased that the court dismissed John Crane’s effort to relitigate in Illinois verdicts that Ben Shein obtained more than six years ago from Pennsylvania juries on behalf of his clients who were grievously harmed by John Crane’s products.” Full […]


 

After securing an order from the trial court on November 19, 2015 compelling The Pennsylvania State University to permit its Trustees to access source materials relating to the Freeh Report, the seven alumni-elected Trustees who petitioned for access to the material were successful this week in recovering their attorney’s fees and costs from The University.  […]


 

Dan Brier has been invited into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Academy membership in the United States is limited to 500 Fellows under the age of 70.  Trial Attorneys are admitted to Fellowship in the Academy upon a showing that they possess the following qualifications to an exceptional degree: (a) superior skill in trial […]


 

In a case of first impression, the Third Circuit recently affirmed an upward adjustment in the criminal sentence of physician based on his abuse of a position of trust.  The defendant in United States v. Barbaria, No. 14-2694 (3d Cir. Dec. 31, 2014), was a licensed radiologist and the manager of a diagnostic testing company.  […]


 

In the wake of the resignation of embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, The National Law Journal has published a story advancing the argument that the VA’s problems were much more deeply-seated than the recent scheduling issues and cover-ups in VA facilities such as Phoenix. Their research shows a long history of over […]