Pennsylvania Causes of Action

Joel D. Feldman, David Carney, Gaetan J. Alfano and Ronald J. Shaffer
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“As a general practitioner for 39 years, “jack of all trades and master of none” is an understatement. I use Pennsylvania Causes of Action regularly for a quick and convenient refresher on options available as I evaluate the factual nuances of new cases that come in. It is a good initial reference source and I have referred it to many others.” - Luther (Chip) Milspaw,
The Law Offices of Luther Milspaw, Harrisburg, PA

“This is a book that every young Pennsylvania plaintiff’s lawyer should reference when drafting a complaint. The elements of each cause of action are set forth in such a way to serve as a road map for pleading facts necessary to prove your case.” - Michael P. Kane, Esq.
Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C., Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Causes of Action is a unique and indispensable working resource for any law office. It sets forth theories of recovery under Pennsylvania law, provides defenses, applicable statutes of limitation and tables of authorities. The authors – highly regarded and experienced practitioners – have contributed explanatory notes for many of the sections.

An excellent attorney desk reference for practically any client matter. Ideal for law libraries.

Pennsylvania Causes of Action will help attorneys distill concepts and simplify the process of drafting initial pleadings.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Agency or Fiduciary Based Causes of Action
Chapter 2: Attorney and Legal Services Causes of Action
Chapter 3: Banking, Commercial Paper
Chapter 4: Constitutional Causes of Action
Chapter 5: Contract or Quasi-Contract Causes of Action
Chapter 6: Corporate- and Partnership-Based Causes of Action
Chapter 7: Damage-Related Causes of Action
Chapter 8: Employer- and Employee-Based Causes of Action
Chapter 9: Equitable Causes of Action
Chapter 10: Family and Matrimonial Causes of Action
Chapter 11: Insurance-Based Causes of Action
Chapter 12: Judicial Based Causes of Action
Chapter 13: Real Property Causes of Action
Chapter 14: Statutory Causes of Action
Chapter 15: Tort Causes of Action
Chapter 16: Trust and Estate Causes of Action
Chapter 17: Defenses