PHILADELPHIA – Litigation has been settled between a New Jersey motorist who alleged she was unlawfully detained and the Philadelphia Police Department, which was said to have impounded her vehicle in West Philadelphia nearly three years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – A store manager for Philly Pretzel Factory who alleged defective conditions on the premises of its Gilbertsville store led her to be seriously injured, has settled her litigation with the pretzel retailer.
PITTSBURGH – Per an Allegheny County judge’s decision, the case of a plaintiff who allegedly suffered knee injuries resulting from an accident with a concrete step on the premises of his apartment complex has been moved for disposition to November.
A three-judge panel with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a lower court’s ruling that denied a motion to dismiss a case after a man’s exposure to dangerous chemicals allegedly resulted in fatal lung and liver cancer.
PITTSBURGH – One of Pennsylvania’s most prominent convenience store chains is the target of a class-action lawsuit from a plaintiff who claims it violated state law by charging sales tax on non-flavored mineral water.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently weighed in on a property reassessment case filed against Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, the city’s school district and the county’s Board of Assessment Appeals and Review, agreeing with a lower court's decision to dismiss the case but disagreeing with portions of that court's ruling.
PHILADELPHIA – After six weeks of controversy and confusion, the virus-related shutdown of the Philadelphia court system’s website is over and the remaining features of electronic filing and docket searching have been restored.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge’s recent ruling which said that Pennsylvania’s requirement for out-of-state corporations to both register in and consent to general jurisdiction here was “a statutory scheme” and “unconstitutional” may have lasting effect on a number of prominent cases statewide, both pending and in the future.