Established in 1906, Powell Law is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s oldest personal injury law firm. For three generations, we have successfully handled a variety of personal injury claims, securing successful judgments for literally thousands of clients. We also have a long-established criminal defense practice, representing clients charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanors to homicide.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court addressed the enforceability of waivers for acts involving recklessness in the case, Tayar v. Camelback Ski, 616 Pa. 385 (Pa. 2012). It ruled that there is a dominant public policy against enforcing waivers that protect those who engage in reckless behavior from liability. However, before the Pennsylvania Supremes arrived at their decision, […]