It appears that the days of having to drive to Montrose, PA to file a discovery motion in the Susquehanna County Court of Common Pleas are a thing of the past.Click HERE to view the new local rules issued by the court effective March 16, 2016 in this regard.
Advocates for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most severe and most common type of muscular dystrophy, are fighting for the Food and Drug Administration to approve what would be the first drug prescribed to slow the course of the disease.
April 20--Six people pleaded for leniency on Ryan Kyle's behalf Wednesday and swore that he isn't a racist. But Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Jeffrey A. Manning sentenced him to prison for throwing a black man from
Tort Talkers may recall that I recently posted on the case of Mina v. Hua Mei, Inc., 2012-CV-7781 (C.P. Lacka. Co. 2016 Mazzoni, J.) HERE in which Judge Robert A. Mazzoni of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas ruled that a Plaintiff's...Show More Summary
In 2013, Judge Charles Hague lived with his wife of 45 years outside of Jefferson, Ohio in the northeastern part of the state. Since 1993, he had been an Ashtabula County common pleas juvenile/probate judge. Carla, his 70-year-old wife, had retired years ago as a nurse. Show More Summary
The trial of two former Philadelphia police officers, Kevin Robinson and Sean McKnight, who are accused of brutally beating an unarmed man in 2013, began this week in a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court. According to reports, Najee Rivera was stopped for running through a stop sign on his scooter and refusing to comply with the... Show More Summary
The Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas recently handed down a discovery decision in the Post-Koken case of Castellano v. Erie Insurance Exchange, No. 2014-CV-9647 (C.P. Dauph. Co. March 23, 2016, Bratton, J.). In this case, the Plaintiff...Show More Summary
The Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas In his recent March 9, 2016 Order without opinion in the case of Cairl v. Chiogna and Nationwide, No. 2015-CV-08159 (C.P. Luz. Co. March 9, 2016 Burke, J.), Judge Thomas F. Burke, Jr. of the Luzerne...Show More Summary
In the case of Lamagna v. Keffer, No. A.D. 2015-630 (C.P. Crawford Co. March 1, 2016 Stevens, J.), Judge Mark D. Stevens of the Crawford County Court of Common Pleas addressed Preliminary Objections filed by all Defendants to a Plaintiff’s...Show More Summary
NBC4: FRANKLIN CO., Ohio (WCMH)–Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye ruled against the Secretary of State in the case of a lawsuit filed by a national voting rights organization on behalf of nine 17-year-old plaintiffs. This is a … Continue reading ?
A punitive damages claims were allowed to proceed in a Dram Shop Act action in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas case of Robertson v. Valley Forge Beef & Ale, Inc., PICS Case No. 16-0225 (C.P. Montg. Co. Jan. 19, 2016 Smith, J.). Show More Summary
In his recent February 19, 2016 decision in the case of Doe v. Cruciani, No. 2012-CV-5920 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Feb. 19, 2016 Nealon, J.), Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed a Motion for Summary Judgment...Show More Summary
Instead of listening to pleas for common sense to change last year’s College Football Playoff schedule that centered the semifinal games on New Year’s Eve, execs buried their heads in the sand and refused to listen. The result? One of the sharpest ratings decline for a sporting event ever seen. Show More Summary
In a decision handed down a few months back in the case of Rogers v. Thomas, No. 2012-CV1464 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Nov. 25, 2015 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed the right of a...Show More Summary
A Philadelphia judge Tuesday agreed to hear a resentencing motion in the case of Kathryn Knott, the Bucks County woman jailed for her participation in an attack on a gay couple in Center City in 2014. Common Pleas Court Judge Roxanne Covington set a 9 a.m. Show More Summary
In his recent Opinion in the case of Rodriguez v. Broad, No. 7250-CV-2012 (C.P. Monroe Co. Feb. 5, 2016 Zulick, J.), Judge Arthur L. Zulick of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas denied a Plaintiff’s Motion In Limine seeking to preclude the testimony of the Defendant’s independent medical examination (IME) expert. Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the case of Oscarson v. Moses Taylor Hospital, No. 2013-CV-1523 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Feb. 3, 2016 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas denied a Defendant hospital’s...Show More Summary
In the case of Baltzley v. Bronson, No. 14-CV-5500 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Feb. 4, 2016 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed a Defendant's Preliminary Objections to a Complaint pursuant to Pa. Show More Summary
In his recent decision in the dog bite case of Wagner v. Teneyck, No. 15-01783 (C.P. Lycoming Co. Jan. 5, 2016 Gray, J.), Judge Richard A. Gray of the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas denied in part and sustained in part a Defendant’s various demurrers to a Plaintiff’s Complaint in a dog bite personal injury matter. Show More Summary
Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas In his recent decision in the case of Brown v. Vito, No. 2014-CV-5768 (C.P. Lacka. Co. Jan. 26, 2016 Minora, J.), Judge Carmen D. Minora of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas granted a Petition to Strike a Default Judgment in a civil litigation matter. Show More Summary