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Pennsylvania Updates February 24, 2022

PA Update – Superior Court of Pennsylvania Affirms Judgment in Favor of Employer-Social Host

In Klar v. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., ___ A.3d ___, 2021 Pa. Super. LEXIS 729 (Pa. Super. Dec. 17, 2021), the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that a defendant-employer cannot be held liable under a Dram Shop-style action. The employer organized and encouraged its employees to participate in a pay-to-play golf outing at a public […]

Zimmer Kunz Results February 23, 2022

ZK Results – Attorney Sharon Hall obtains summary judgment and dismissal of wrongful death suit

Attorney Sharon Hall obtained summary judgment for her clients in a wrongful death suit alleging professional negligence in the performance of home health services leading to the death of a client.   Plaintiff, the administrator of the estate of the deceased, claimed the home health agency was liable for her mother’s death when they failed to […]

Zimmer Kunz News February 7, 2022

ZK News – Zimmer Kunz Announces Brian M. Lucot as New Director of the Firm

Pittsburgh – February 7, 2022 – Zimmer Kunz, PLLC, a leading regional civil litigation firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian M. Lucot as a new Director of the firm. Mr. Lucot is a 2010 graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude, and a 2006 graduate of Pennsylvania State University.  Mr. […]