Although there are some unresolved issues over an $18.5 million judgment against Safeway and Genuardi's Family Markets, the state Supreme Court's recent decision to deny allocatur is expected to effectively end more than 12 years of litigation in the case.
A judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has enforced a $100,000 settlement in an underinsured motor vehicle claim, ruling against the insurer.
A Dauphin County jury sided with the defendant in a medical malpractice case involving a patient's internal hernia and subsequent bowel transplant.
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Dowling v. Pa. Psychiatric Inst., PICS Case No. 15-0980 (Pa. Super. June 8, 2015) (memorandum) Bowes, J. (27 pages).
A promise by a search firm, acting as agent for defendant corporation, that plaintiff's submission of his résumé for consideration for CEO would be kept confidential to the search committee, created a valid confidentiality agreement that was breached. Order of the trial court reversed.
Donaldson v. Amerikohl Mining, Inc., PICS Case No. 15-0979 (Pa. Super. June 9, 2015) (memorandum) Fitzgerald, J. (7 pages).
The trial court erred in ruling that blasting was not a continuous tort as a matter of law by failing to conduct any analysis of the facts of the case, where a determination of whether an injury to property constituted a permanent change or continuous trespass required the analysis of multiple factors. Order of the trial court vacated.
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