An Uber rider claiming he was beaten and left for dead by a driver who didn’t want to transport him from Philadelphia to Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has sued the company for assault and negligence.
In October 2013, plaintiff-intervenors Crystal Cole and Fetema Johnson (whose claims were pursued by plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) were terminated from their jobs at Labor Ready Northeast Inc., a labor staffing firm based in Tacoma, Washington.
A Philadelphia County jury awarded a man involved in a motor vehicle accident $105,000.
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Commonwealth v. Barnes, PICS Case No. 17-0030 (Pa. Dec. 28, 2016) Baer, J., Dougherty, J. (concurring) (14 pages).
Superior court erred in upholding appellant's sentence because appellant's challenge to his sentence was not waived and the commonwealth conceded that his sentence was unconstitutional under Alleyne v. U.S., 133 S. Ct. 2151. Vacated and remanded.
Commonwealth v. Arter, PICS Case No. 17-0029 (Pa. Dec. 28, 2016) Todd, J., Saylor ,C. J .(dissenting) (36 pages).
Superior court erred in denying appellant's motion to suppress evidence in his parole revocation hearing that had been suppressed in his criminal trial due to the lack of reasonable suspicion because under Art. I, §8 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, the exclusionary rule applied at appellant's revocation proceeding. Reversed.
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