The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a $4.5 million award to a woman who sued Temple Hospital and several doctors for failing to diagnose infections after her knee surgery, resulting in the 72-year old woman having her leg amputated above her knee.
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PITTSBURGH - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has rejected an appeal from insurance companies in a case that found they “deceitfully profited” in a business dealing.
Dissenting judge says out-of-state firefighters' hearing loss lawsuits do not belong in Philadelphia court
HARRISBURG – In continuing litigation involving firefighters suing siren manufacturers for hearing loss, a panel from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that jurisdiction in the Commonwealth extends to all businesses registered here, no matter if the corporation is listed as foreign or domestic.
PHILADELPHIA - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has sided with a trial court over a question of venue in a medical negligence case.
PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has vacated a lower court’s decision for summary judgment for a construction company in the case of a car collision due to a missing stop sign.
Court rules in favor of West Chester homeowner’s association sued by woman who slipped on fallen branches
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a ruling relieving Indian King Residents Association (IKRA) of liability for a resident’s injuries.
Pittsburgh-area firefighters lose hearing loss lawsuit, couldn't prove different sirens would protect motorists
HARRISBURG – According to a majority panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a group of Pittsburgh firefighters did not prove that a different design for a fire truck siren they say permanently damaged their hearing would have been safer.
Superior Court vacates $100K judgment against Borough of Montrose; New trial will recalculate damages owed to landlord
HARRISBURG – The Bourough of Montrose had a judgment of damages vacated by the Superior Court of Pennnsylvania.
HARRISBURG - Solar energy company Sunlion Energy Systems Inc. did not demonstrate personal jurisdiction over a Maryland family farm it sued over a solar project.
HARRISBURG – A couple has lost an appeal to a summary judgment against a ski resort operator due to failure to claim injuries due to negligence.
HARRISBURG – An attorney whose home was once raided by state police authorities for overseeing illegal poker games and then opposed repayment of more than $17,000 in legal fees to his former counsel, finds himself drawing a busted flush after having his appeal declared null and void by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
PITTSBURGH — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania partially upheld an order granting a new trial in a negligence case filed against Providence Care Center.
A former patient of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital will receive a new trail in a medical malpractice case, an appellate court ruled.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruled a trial court abused its discretion when it failed to consider that the two CSX railroad workers are not residents of Pennslyvania.
The widow of Pittsburgh resident, who claimed asbestos exposure killed him, lost her appeal in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania on July 23.
A radiology doctor will not receive a new trial in a dispute over his early termination, an appellate court ruled.
HARRISBURG – A three-judge panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania threw out the post-trial appeal of a plaintiff who filed a medical malpractice complaint against Philadelphia-area doctors for reasons of jurisdiction, due to the trial court not having entered a final judgment on the case’s verdict.
Federal judge throws out damages motion seeking $1.5 million against Pa. and La. law enforcement and court officials
ALLENTOWN – A federal judge has thrown out a motion from a Louisiana man seeking $1.5 million in damages from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the Berks County Court of Common Pleas Clerk, the Bossier City, La. Police Department for allegedly violating his rights U.S. Constitution through incarcerating him based upon forged documents.
HARRISBURG – According to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a trial court was right to approve preliminary objections in a negligence-based property damage action, on the basis that the statute of limitations associated with the charges had expired.
PHILADELPHIA - The Archdiocese of Philadelphia was unsuccessful in an attempt to have witness interviews obtained by a private investigator withheld from a sexual assault case, accoridng to an opinion filed June 7 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.