In the case of one law firm suing another over frivolous litigation, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled that judicial immunity doesn't shield litigants against Dragonetti Act claims.
On Nov. 27, 2013, plaintiff Robert Adside, 51, fell through a wooden stair at his apartment building, in North Philadelphia.
A Bucks County jury determined that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission should pay $2.3 million for a 2.6-acre parcel of land that the owners said they had planned to turn into a hotel.
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A school crossing guard fell within the protected class of persons under the aggravated assault statute, despite having a relationship with the school, did not have an employment relationship with it, but instead as a person employed to assist with law enforcement. Judgment of sentence affirmed.
Plaintiff's abuse of process claim was time-barred where it was filed more than two years after the filing of the underlying claim. Order of the trial court affirmed.
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