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In his recent April 5, 2013 decision in the case of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Roshan, No. 2010-Civil-3105 (C.P. Lacka. Co. 2013 Mazzoni, J.), Judge Robert A. Mazzoni entered a verdict in favor of Plaintiff, State...Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of Rogers v. Thomas, No. 2012 - CV - 1464 (C.P. Lacka. Co. May 10, 2013 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas entered a demurrer on claims asserted against a parent for the alleged shooting of another by an adult child. Show More Summary
Segway Device In the case of Platukis v. Pocono Segway Tours, LLC, PICS Case No. 13-0967 (C.P. Monroe Co. April 8, 2013 Zulick, J.), Judge Arthur Zulick of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas ruled that allegations in a Complaint...Show More Summary
Judge R. Stanton Wettick of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas recently allowed the consolidation of two entirely separate motor vehicle accident lawsuits by a same Plaintiff in the case of Jackson v. Drew, No. GD-12-008737 (C.P. Show More Summary
Most Tort Talkers receive their Tort Talk info by way of email. If you have ever had the situation where you thought "I know I've seen a recent case on Tort Talk on this issue," this blog post is for you. Tort Talk is not only a wayShow More Summary
Omni Bedford Springs Resort Bedford Springs, PA Click this LINK to go to the Registration Form for the PDI Annual Meeting set to take place at the Bedford Springs Resort in Bedford Springs, PA on July 18-19, 2013. The PDI has arranged for a full slate of CLE opportunities, great speakers, and resort activities, including but not limited to golf.
In a recent memorandum Opinion, the Eastern District Federal Court of Pennsylvania in Clark v. Progressive Advanced Insurance Company, No. 12-6174 (E.D. Pa. April 26, 2013 Ludwig, J.) dismissed a bad faith claim in an underinsured (UIM)...Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas upheld Allstate Insurance Company’s “forum selection clause in the court’s recent Order without Opinion in the case of Motta v. Allstate Ins. Co., March Term 2013, NO. 0839 (C.P. Phila. Co. April...Show More Summary
The Tort Talk Expo 2013 that took place on April 18, 2013 at the Mohegan Sun Casino was a well-attended program with over 75 attendees, which included claims professionals, plaintiff's counsel, and defense counsel. I provided an Auto Law/Post-Koken Update which was followed by a Civil Litigation Update presented by Malcolm MacGregor, Esq. Show More Summary
In the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas case of Jacobs v. Bilbay, No. 11-00, 118 (C.P. Lycoming Jan. 25, 2013 Gray, J.), Judge Richard A. Gray addressed a Defendant's motion in limine in an auto accident case involving punitiveShow More Summary
Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackwanna County Court of Common Pleas has weighed in on the Facebook Discovery question as a case of first impression in the matter of Brogan v. Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald, No. 08 - CV - 6048 (C.P. Lackawanna...Show More Summary
Tort Talkers may recall that I previously reported on the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas decision in Hopkins v. Erie Insurance Company regarding the analysis of a statute of limitations argument in a UIM case. See THIS POST forShow More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of Pittsman v. Dr. David Perrone, No. 11-CV-1235 (C.P. Lacka. Co. April 11, 2013 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas granted a defendant's motion for...Show More Summary
According to a recent March 29, 2013 New Jersey Law Journal article by Mary Pat Gallagher entitled "Party's Deletion of Facebook Page Ruled Spoliation of Evidence," New Jersey Federal U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Mannion sanctioned a personal injury plaintiff under the spoliation doctrine in the case of Gatto v. Show More Summary
Hon. Thomas F. Burke, Jr. Luzerne County President Judge In his recent Opinion in the case of Purdy v. Downs Racing, L.P. d/b/a Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, No. 15369-C of 2010 (C.P. Luz. Co. Dec. 4, 2012 Burke, P.J.), President Judge Thomas F. Show More Summary
Hon. Carmen D. Minora Lackawanna County In his recent decision in the case of Calhoun v. Burns, No. 12-CV-2915 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Feb. 26, 2013 Minora, J.), Judge Carmen D. Minora of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed...Show More Summary
The United States Supreme Court has issued an important ERISA lien decision in a case it acquired out of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The case is viewed as a defeat by those in the Plaintiff's bar in terms of liens owed in third party personal injury matters. Here is a LINK to the SCOTUS Blog's write up on the case, including a link to the actual Opinion.
The Tort Talk Expo 2013 CLE Seminar is set to take place tomorrow, Thursday, April 18, 2013 in the Seasons Ballroom (same place as last year) at the Mohegan Sun Casino beginning with Registration at 12:30 pm. Walk-ins are welcome. Please bring check made out to "Tort Talk" (I do not have credit card capabilities).