HARRISBURG – The disorderly conduct conviction of Jason Roy Waugaman for giving his ex-wife, Kacie Boeshore, the middle finger while exchanging their children was
overturned by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania on Oct. 31.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has relinquished jurisdiction over a matter involving the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) and sovereign immunity, and opted to transfer it to the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – In WFIC LLC v Labarre, a three-judge Superior Court panel in September ruled that a complex funding contract was invalid because it met the definition
of champerty, which means to invest in litigation with the promise of future
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruled in favor of Wells Fargo in an injury lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed she was seriously injured trying to walk through the doors at one of the defendant’s bank branch location.
WILKES-BARRE – A recent Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling
related to the practice of paying employees with debit cards by 16 McDonald’s franchisees
in the Commonwealth could mean a payday of more than $1 million for thousands
of current and former employees at those restaurants.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently ruled a trial court order was not final and a previous motion for preliminary objections did not dispose of all defendants in a lengthy tort case.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently ruled a motion for summary judgment reached in the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas in a class-action lawsuit involving McDonald’s hourly employees and wage payments would stand.
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 – 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.
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.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has overturned a trial court ruling that denied a defendant’s exceptions to the Proposed Schedule of Distribution submitted by the Venango County Sheriff in a mortgage foreclosure action following a sheriff’s sale of real property located in Oil City.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruled the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas was correct in dismissing a medical malpractice plaintiff’s post-trial motion, for not obtaining Notes of Testimony prior to filing that motion.
HARRISBURG – Judges from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently reversed an order granting summary judgment against Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company on breach of contract and negligence claims.
HARRISBURG – A plaintiff’s appeal of summary judgment against a pair of medical facilities and two neurosurgeons has been quashed and labeled “untimely”, according to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.