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Arthur Bugay: CLE Presentation on Premises Liability

On December 2, 2015, Arthur L. Bugay, a partner at Galfand Berger, LLP, was a speaker for the Pennsylvania Association For Justice seminar: “Real World Premises:  Practical Guidelines in Slip and Fall, Dram Shop, etc.” At the seminar, Mr. Bugay and the other faculty discussed a variety of topics, including: Seminal cases in dram shop liability Discovery injury in liquor liability cases Toxicology and Expert Witness Considerations Status of the plaintiff – duty of the possessor Snow and ice liability[…]

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The Table Saw Industry Embraces Flesh Detection Technology

  By Arthur Bugay   “Saw Stop” flesh detection safety has now become generally accepted by the table saw industry. Last year, I toured my son’s vocational tech school and was pleased to see that its wood shop included Saw Stop safety saws.  Not all schools are so good to their students; many still use[…]

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Galfand Berger Lawyers Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Awards 2015

Year after year, Galfand Berger attorneys demonstrate their commitment to our clients and our community with success in and out of the courtroom. This year,  we are proud to announce that four of our attorneys—Arthur Bugay, Rick Jurewicz, Peter Patton and Norman Weinstein—have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Selection to the Super Lawyers list is reserved for only the top 5% of more than 34,000 attorneys practicing in Pennsylvania Moreover, Galfand Berger attorneys, Michael Malvey and Henry[…]

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Tincher: Pennsylvania’s New Consumer Expectation Standard for Defective Products

By Arthur Bugay The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided that a product defect can be established through several different methods. One way is to show that the product is more dangerous than what an ordinary consumer would contemplate under the circumstances.  While new to Pennsylvania, this consumer expectations test has been recognized since the 1960’s. […]

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Galfand Berger 2014 Settlements and Verdicts Overview

Too often, corporations and insurance companies have teams of lawyers and deep pockets protecting their interests. Who is fighting for you?  Since 1947, Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Galfand Berger have been the voice for injured workers, consumers and individuals in our courts.  We are proud of the recoveries we’ve made in 2014 on behalf of our injured clients.  While these recoveries will never make our clients whole, they help calm some of the medical, emotional and economic turmoil that[…]

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