Dina Lohan has even more in common with her troubled daughter Lindsay now, pleading guilty to DWI in a courtroom this morning on Long Island. The momager mess entered pleas of guilty to both aggravated DWI and speeding, and sources say...Show More Summary
KNOW YOUR PLACE, PEASANTS! Deputies search wrong home, then the real fun begins: Huron County Common Pleas Court Judge Timothy Cardwell issued a secret gag order March 21 to seal the search warrant. The gag order is also secret, Cardwell’s court clerk said after the Register asked for a copy of the order. And the [...]
In his recent decision in the case of Sharp v. Travelers Personal Security Ins. Co., No. 12 CV 6483 (C.P. Lacka. Co. March 7, 2014 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed a variety...Show More Summary
Increasingly dire news about the California drought prompts another look at the plea for broad water stewardship in CDP’s 2013 Global Water Report Moving beyond business as usual. The tactic commonly used by many companies, a blanket water use reduction goal, won’t prepare us for a water-stressed future. Instead, companies need water policies that are […]
In his recent February 25, 2014 Opinion and Order, Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed the issue of an employer's waiver of tort immunity by way of an indemnification clause in a contract in the case of Fritz v. Show More Summary
Judge David J. Williamson of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas recently denied a limited tort motion for summary judgment in the case of Haubrich v. Staniszewski, PICS Case No. 14-0160 (C.P. Monroe Jan. 9, 2014 Williamson, J.)....Show More Summary
Disregarding pleas from business leaders last Thursday, Arizona's Senate Education Committee voted to stop the state from implementing the Common Core State Standards Initiative it adopted four years ago.
Arizona’s leading Tea-Magnon speaks out on the Common Core: PHOENIX — Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted four years ago. Sen. Al Melvin, R-Tucson, who championed SB 1310, said he believes the concept of [Read more...]
Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas recently denied a motion for summary judgment legal malpractice and insurance policy and exclusions questions in the context of a real estate transaction and related...Show More Summary
A faith-healing couple was sentenced to 3.5 to seven years in the death of their second child. Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Benjamin Lerner also sentenced the parents to 30 months probation following their release. Herbert and Catherine Schaible were facing up to 20 years in prison. Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of S&S Family Partnership v. William H. Lane, Inc., No. 7858 - CV - 2007 (C.P. Monroe Jan. 16, 2014 Williamson, J.), Judge David J. Williamson of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas addressed the...Show More Summary
We have reported before on defendants’ efforts to remove cases from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to federal court. We don’t spend a lot of time examining their motives, other than to express our wholehearted approval of the strategy and noting at times that the Philadelphia CCP has taken its share of criticism. Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of Arvonio v. PNC Wealth Management, No. 11 - CV - 478 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Dec. 20, 2013 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas reviewed the parameters of a proper protective order requested under Pa.R.C.P. Show More Summary
He begins with an egocentric, self-victimizing plea that attempts to parlay his one-sided, anecdotal personal and family struggles into consensus commonalities. And then, at the 8:25 mark, he does it yet again: he directly equated adoptive parents (not just gay...
In his recent Order without an Opinion in the Post-Koken case of Hoinski v. Farrell and Erie Ins. Co., No. 7270-CV-2013 (C.P. Luz. Co. 2013 Hughes, J.), Judge Richard Hughes of the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas denied Preliminary Objections filed by the UIM carrier seeking a severance of claims. Show More Summary
The sports and comedy group Dude Perfect created a funny new video that covers the common stereotypes of people working out at the gym. You have to watch out for those windmill sprinters, rage monsters, and sauna suit wearers. Please re-rack your weights after use. via Viral Viral Videos
By Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post The head of the country’s second-largest teachers union and a business leader who tried to weaken unions as a onetime governor of Michigan have made a joint plea to the nation’s governors to stand by the controversial Common Core academic standards.
In his recent decision in the case of Oney v. New Milford Market, No. 11- CV-2718 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Oct. 15, 2013, Minora, J.), Judge Carmen D. Minora, of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas granted a Defendant’s Preliminary Objections to venue in a slip and fall case. Show More Summary
(ASHTABULA, Ohio) — An Ohio county judge’s wife of 45 years has been charged with poisoning him with antifreeze. Carla Hague is the wife of Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County Common Pleas Juvenile-Probate Judge Charles Hague. According to Municipal Court records, she was charged Monday with felonious assault. Show More Summary
Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Patricia A. McInerney ruled this afternoon that Inquirer editor Bill Marimow’s firing violated the contract rights of Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz, who had opposed Marimow’s dismissal. The Inquirer reports:...Show More Summary