When Will We See a Resumption of Jury Trials in Philadelphia County?
When will the trial court in Philadelphia County be open for jury trials in civil actions? While a precise prediction is difficult given the existing state of our trial courts during the COVID-19 pandemic, what is known is that current medical risks of group gatherings make nearly impossible the in-person empaneling of juries of 12 anytime soon. The uncertain COVID-19 landscape has effectively put on hold the ultimate arbiter of disputes, the 12-person jury, and has significantly reduced one of the biggest pressure points to getting civil actions resolved amicably.
Litigation attorneys Andy Susko and Bob Devine explore the current litigation landscape in Philadelphia County in their article "When Will We See a Resumption of Jury Trials in Philadelphia County?".