HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has nullified the striking of a six-figure foreign judgment previously reached against a Wall Township, N.J.-based contractor and remanded the case back to its trial court.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia, claiming its police department has issued unauthorized speeding tickets on state highways for more than four years.
PHILADELPHIA – This past Monday, a federal appellate court dismissed the appeal proceedings brought forward by a Pottstown couple who made various claims against Wells Fargo Bank concerning a mortgage foreclosure action began by the bank five years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – Per a federal judge, discovery proceedings will begin in a putative class action litigation between a credit union and any customers who may have been affected by an arbitration clause in the institution’s Service Agreement.
PHILADELPHIA – The enforcement of a settlement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and a number of legal and insurance industry defendants, tied to an underlying malpractice action, is now under consideration in a Philadelphia federal court.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has stayed an ejectment action brought by First Cornerstone Bank and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), citing final disposition in, or remand from, federal court.
PHILADELPHIA – An appellate court has dismissed charges of unconstitutional search and seizure, violation of equal protection and due process and a fabrication of warrant against the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Police Department.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a trial court’s granting of summary judgment to an automobile dealer in an action where its plaintiffs claimed said dealer violated lawful business practices.
PHILADELPHIA – Two separate courts have now found a patient who underwent total hip replacement surgery and was allegedly injured by the device implanted as part of that surgery, could not prove he was harmed by the device’s manufacturer.
On Thursday and Friday, Advisers and a Members Consultative Group from the American Law Institute (ALI) will be convening for a meeting regarding Restatement of the Law as it pertains to liability insurance.
A pair of attorneys believe a recent federal appellate court ruling has misinterpreted case law in certifying a putative class action involving independent contractors of the world’s largest commercial cleaning franchisor.
In the eyes of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, the three-month suspension of a man’s vehicle registration imposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles (DOT) was valid.