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In its recent December 15, 2014 Opinion in the case of Penn Nat'l. Mut. Cas. v. St. John, 86 MAP 2012 (Pa. Dec. 15, 2014)(Op. by Baer, J.)(Dissenting Op. by Saylor, J.), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reviewed the applicability of the...Show More Summary
In a wordy December 15, 2014 decision in the homeowner's insurance contract dispute case of Bruno v. Erie Insurance, No. 25 WAP 2013 (Pa. Dec. 15, 2014)(Op. by Todd, J.) (Concurring Op. by Eakin, J.), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court offered...Show More Summary
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A Dynamic Duo(Could be on either side of the bar) In a recent Delaware County Court of Common Pleas decision in the case of English v. Stepchin, No. CP-23-CV-786-2014, 101 Del. 424 (C.P. Del. Co. Nov. 12, 2014 Kenney, P.J.), President Judge Chad F. Show More Summary
Tort Talkers may recall previous posts on the case of Allstate Ins. Co. v. Wolfe, in which the Pennsylvania Supreme Court accepted an issue to review on certification of a matter from the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals who was seeking...Show More Summary
Can't Go For That In a December 10, 2014 Memorandum Opinion out of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in the case of Lieb v. Allstate Prop. And Cas. Ins. Co., NO. 14-4225 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 10, 2014 Rufe,...Show More Summary
The below article of mine is an updated version of a year-end review article (with its original title) that was published in the November 25, 2014 edition of the Pennsylvania Law Weekly and is republished here with permission from the...Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has handed down a criminal court decision which could have implications in the trial of a civil litigation matter. In a case of first impression entitled Commonwealth v. Parker, 2014 Pa. Super. 253, No. Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of Fritzinger v. Duhart, PICS Case No. 14-1850 (C.P. Monroe Co. Nov. 6, 2014 Zulick, J.), Judge Arthur Zulick of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas granted a Defendant’s Preliminary ObjectionsShow More Summary
The law pertaining to perfecting service upon a Defendant in a personal injury slip and fall matter was recently discussed in the Lehigh County case of Parsons v. Rose Valley Partnership, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-1715 (C.P. Lehigh Co. Oct. Show More Summary
Here is a LINK to my written materials entitled "The Latest in Bad Faith" prepared for, and presented at, the recent 21st Annual Auto Law Update CLE Seminar for the PBI in Mechanicsburg, PA in October.
The below article of mine recently appeared in the November/December edition of the Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine and is republished here with permission. Hope you enjoy it: 'Tis the Season to Be Civil Lessons from 'A Christmas Story' by Daniel E. Show More Summary
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Here is a LINK to a November 25, 2014 article by Max Mitchell of The Legal Intelligencer entitled "Products Liability Cases in Pa. Face an Uncertain Road."The article outlines the grey areas in the future of Pennsylvania products liability law in light of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's recent decision in Tincher. Show More Summary
In its recent unpublished "non-precedential" decision in the construction accident case of Bracken v. Burchick Construction, 1432 WDA 2012 (Pa. Super. Oct. 10, 2014 Panella, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court found that language used...Show More Summary
In another notable decision, this time in the case of Zauflik v. Pennsbury School District, 1 MAP 2014 (Pa. Nov. 19, 2014 ), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the $500,000 statutory cap on tort claim recoveries against local governmental agencies under the Tort Claims Act, 42 Pa.C.S.A. Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released its much anticipated products liability decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., No. 17 MAP 2013 (Pa. Nov. 19, 2014 Castille, C.J.)When the Court accepted the appeal in Tincher it defined the...Show More Summary
Only one bite at the apple. In his recent decision in the case of McConnell v. Delprincipe, PICS Case No. 14-1674 (C.P. Lawrence Co. Oct. 2, 2014 Cox, J.), Judge J. Craig Cox of the Lawrence County Court of Common Pleas ruled that the...Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of Moritz v. Horceman Insurance, 2014 WL 5817681, No. 2013-CV-544 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Nov. 10, 2014 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon addressed important issues with respect to a post-Koken automobile accident matter that is headed towards trial. Show More Summary
In its recent decision in the case of Lee v. Bower Lewis Thrower Architects, 2014 Pa.Super. 240 (Pa. Super. Oct. 22, 2014 Gantman, P.J., Bender, P.J.E., and Platt, J.)(Op. by Gantman, P.J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld a Philadelphia...Show More Summary