Jonathan Dryer

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Jonathan Dryer is the managing partner of the Philadelphia office. Throughout his career, he has tried numerous cases to verdict, including product liability, aviation, railroad, toxic tort, general liability, employment, professional indemnity and insurance coverage matters. His range as a litigator extends to cases involving recreational, industrial and pharmaceutical products; premises liability and employment practices issues; contractual disputes; and commercial bribery/insurance fraud. Jon has participated in arbitration and mediation of matters related to these practice areas.

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In Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., 104 A. 2d 328 (Pa. 2014), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court cast aside more than 35 years of precedent when it reformulated the standards determining the circumstances under which a product is considered defective within the context of the Restatement (Second) of Torts, Section 402 (A). From the court’s decision in Azzarello v. Black Bros. Co., 391 A. 2d 1020 (Pa. 1978) until Tincher, a product defect existed if the…
On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., No. 7 MAP 2013, a case closely followed by the Product Liability Bar in Pennsylvania. The Supreme Court’s decision was expected by many to resolve a lingering conflict in Pennsylvania product liability law. Of my many posts concerning the court’s decision, most have not addressed the net effect this decision will have on how product liability cases…