The appeal of a former Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge who was ousted for allegedly failing to disclose information about cases in which he was a defendant to a bar association committee reviewing his candidacy will headline the state Supreme Court's oral argument session that starts Tuesday.
Verdicts and Settlements
The family of an electrician who was killed when a crane hook fell on him has reached a $17 million settlement in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas with the owner of the crane, the company contracted to inspect and repair the crane and the contractor of the decedent's employer.
On Oct. 8, 2008, plaintiff Harley Gery, 21, was working as a laborer for a bulk-powders manufacturer in East Greenville, Pa.
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Most Wanted Opinions
Commonwealth v. Lippert, PICS Case No. 14-0285 (Pa. Super. Feb. 13, 2014) Strassburger, J. (13 pages).
Post-Conviction Relief • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel • Collateral Consequences of Plea Agreements
Summary Judgment • Wrongful Death • Prior Criminal Conviction
Notices to the Bar
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