HARRISBURG – After the June 14 opinion filed by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania affirming the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas' judgment that the Philadelphia beverage tax is constitutional, one attorney contends that the decision is well-reasoned.
HARRISBURG – A wrongful death and survival lawsuit was sent back to the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County for trial after a state Supreme Court ruling set a new precedent, according to a ruling made July 11 by the state Superior Court.
HARRISBURG — In a case that ultimately could have far-reaching impact across the state, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that terminated employees are precluded from inspecting their personnel files.
HARRISBURG – A recent landmark ruling from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decreed the state government is not permitted to use money from the Oil and Gas Lease Fund towards purposes not related to environmental conservation.
HARRISBURG – The question of whether the Live! Hotel and Casino complex will be constructed in South Philadelphia has once again been thrown to state regulators, per a decision last week from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
PITTSBURGH — The state Supreme Court on May 22 ruled that police officers in Pittsburgh must only live within 25 air miles of downtown instead of within city limits, upholding a 2014 decision by an arbitrator.
HARRISBURG - The House Judiciary Committee has approved a proposal that would pave the way for voters to decide if the state constitution should be altered to do away with the direct election of statewide judges.
PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected American Honda Motor Co.’s motion for a new trial after a lower court’s jury awarded $55.3 million in damages to Carlos Martinez, who was paralyzed in an accident in a Honda vehicle.
HARRISBURG – Two members of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, including Justice Christine Donohue, dissented from the majority view in a prominent case which examined the constitutionality of the Dragonetti Act as applied to attorneys in the state.
HARRISBURG – A recent 4-3 decision from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania over the application of the Fair Practices Ordinance (FPO) to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, said the agency was not subject to the auspices of that anti-discrimination legislation in Philadelphia.