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Superior Court: Trial court correct to deny striking of foreclosure judgment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 25, 2015

A state appeals court has refused the appeal of a woman who blames her incarceration for a default judgment against her that would result in the selling of her house.

PennVEST counsel want default judgment defendant found in contempt

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 25, 2015

Counsel for a state agency are seeking the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to find a defendant liable for a $4 million-plus judgment in contempt. They say a New Jersey man facing the default judgment has not paid it.

La Salle University professor seeks identity of online impostor

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 25, 2015

A local university professor is determined to discover who impersonated him when posting a controversial political comment on an online news article

Pennsylvania movie employee alleges minimum wage violations

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 20, 2015

A Pennsylvania woman is filing a class action suit against a Dallas-based movie chain and its parent company, alleging unlawful pay practices.

Disabled Erie man alleges Stairways Behavioral violated ADA rights

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 20, 2015

A disabled Erie main is suing his former employer, alleging unlawful employment practices on the basis of his disability.

Student, mother sue Pennsylvania school district over educational services

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 20, 2015

A student and his mother are suing a Pennsylvania school district for allegedly failing to provide educational services.

Attorney cites irreconcilable differences and professional considerations in withdrawal motion

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 20, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for a plaintiff in a motor vehicle action cited irreconcilable differences and professional considerations to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas in seeking to withdraw his appearance.

Defense counsel alleges improper service, failed claims in assault case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 20, 2015

A defendant landlord in a negligence and assault case claimed improper service of the complaint filed against it

Superior Court won't force widow's case against health care provider into arbitration

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 20, 2015

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania concurred with a 2014 decision of the Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas to not force arbitration in a case against a health care facility.

Fitness center owner's appeal denied

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 20, 2015

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed a 2014 judgment of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to deny a petition of striking or opening a judgment in a breach of contract suit

Superior Court upholds summary judgment in favor or Harrisburg cardiologist

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 20, 2015

The court ruled against a plaintiff in his negligence claim over heart surgery

Somerset man alleges untimely access to medication caused strokes

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Aug 19, 2015

A Somerset resident claims the Veterans Affair's network of medical facilities caused him to suffer severe injuries by not providing him with medication in a timely manner.

Lawsuit alleging college shut its gates on woman's car might be transferred

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

A lawsuit over an alleged incident at Cabrini College resulting in extensive damage to a Philadelphia woman’s automobile and injuries to her might be sent to Delaware County

Superior Court: Trial court did not err in moving forward with proceedings

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania decided on Thursday to uphold a 2014 decision of the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas in favor of defendant M.S. Reilly, Inc. of Easton

Verdict in favor of defendants in mortgage case vacated

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

On June 2, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania a lower court decision that originally granted a motion for summary judgment in favor of defendants Mortgage I.T., Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems and CitiMortgage, Inc.

Negligence case defendant seeks to vacate $180K judgment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

A negligence suit defendant is seeking to vacate a six-figure judgment found against him, allegedly due to not receiving proper service of the complaint.

Fraud defendants desire more time for evidence analysis

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

Defendants in a fraud action seek the permission of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to have more time for evidence examination

Plaintiff's death compels counsel to withdraw from slip-and-fall suit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

Counsel for plaintiffs in a negligence action against Pathmark Stores and its parent company are seeking to withdraw from that suit, according to court records.

Plaintiffs lawyer withdraws from wrongful death suit against Good Shepherd Penn Partners, others

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

Plaintiff counsel for the estate administratrix in the survival and wrongful death action of her late husband has petitioned the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to be relieved of that responsibility.

Car crash plaintiff feels jury verdict was 'miscarriage of justice'

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 19, 2015

A motor vehicle accident case’s plaintiff wants judgment as a matter of law or a new trial, because he felt the jury's decision against him was “grossly inadequate and a miscarriage of justice.”

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