Judges and Cases

This Week's Cases

Venosh v. Henzes, PICS Case No. 14-1129 (Pa. Super. July 11, 2014) (memorandum) Strassburger, J. (32 pages).

Privilege • Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act • Peer Review Protection Act

Barr v. Easton, PICS Case No. 14-1141 (C.P. Lycoming July 7, 2014) Gray, J. (12 pages).

Negligence • Automobiles • Dram Shop Liability

Commonwealth v. Shakir, PICS Case No. 14-1153 (C.P. Monroe June 19, 2014) Harlacher Sibum (10 pages).

Attempted Aggravated Indecent Assault • Consent • Totality of Circumstances • Best Evidence Rule

Meisler v. County of Montgomery, PICS Case No. 14-1151 (E.D. Pa. July 14, 2014) Pratter, J. (5 pages).

First Amendment Retaliation • Whistleblower Law • Protected Activity

Cahill v. Bensalem Twp. Police Dep't, PICS Case No. 14-1154 (E.D. Pa. July 17, 2014) Sanchez, J. (12 pages).

§1983 • Search and Seizure • Private Right of Action • Hotel Records

Chambers v. Sch. Dist. of Philadelphia Bd. of Educ., PICS Case No. 14-1150 (E.D. Pa. July 18, 2014) Pratter, J. (11 pages).

Seventh Amendment • Jury Trial Right • FAPE • Rehabilitation Act • Americans with Disabilities Act

Mineo v. GEICO, PICS Case No. 14-1117 (W.D. Pa. July 15, 2014) Fischer, J. (14 pages).

Underinsured Motorist Benefits • Offer To Settle • Bad Faith

Commonwealth v. Tedesco, PICS Case No. 14-1147 (C.P. Monroe June 20, 2014) Zulick, J. (30 pages).

Self-Incrimination • Prosecutorial Delay • Pretrial Publicity • Severance

State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Lincow, PICS Case No. 14-1125 (E.D. Pa. July 16, 2014) Robreno, J. (13 pages).

Partial Satisfaction of Judgment • Healthcare Fraud • RICO • Settlement

Robinson Twp. v. Pa. Pub. Utility Comm'n, PICS Case No. 14-1126 (Pa. Commw. July 17, 2014) Pellegrini, P.J. (41 pages).

Pennsylvania Act 13 • Fracking • Spill Notice • Private Well Owners • Disparate Treatment • Public Utility Commission Review

Cty. of Beaver v. Sainovich, PICS Case No. 14-1123 (Pa. Commw. July 16, 2014) Cohn Jubelirer, J. (27 pages).

County Solicitor • Interest Arbitrator • Salary • Legal Fees • Nullum Tempus • Estoppel

Marek v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-1136 (Pa. Commw. July 16, 2014) McCullough, J. (10 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Payment of Medical Expenses • Penalty Petition • Utilization Review

JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Garrett, PICS Case No. 14-1134 (Pa. Super. July 15, 2014) (memorandum) Shogan, J. (15 pages).

Mortgages • Due Process • Notice • Continuances • Denial of Default

S.W.D. v. S.A.R., PICS Case No. 14-1131 (Pa. Super. July 11, 2014) Stabile, J. (23 pages).

Custody • Modification of Physical Custody • §5328(a) Best Interest Factors

Gill v. Pa. Dep't of Transp., PICS Case No. 14-1143 (C.P. Monroe May 19, 2014) Williamson, J. (5 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Driver's License Suspension • Out-of-State Ticket

Swart v. Blankenship, PICS Case No. 14-1137 (Pa. Super. July 17, 2014) (memorandum) Platt, J. (10 pages).

Formation • Agreement of Sale • Alleged Novation • Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Commonwealth v. Corliss, PICS Case No. 14-1142 (C.P. Monroe May 16, 2014) Williamson, J. (4 pages).

Discovery • Witness Credibility • Electronic Records

Commonwealth v. Jenkins, PICS Case No. 14-1132 (Pa. Super. July 15, 2014) Wecht, J. (20 pages).

Robbery • Assault • Merger of Offenses • Sentencing

Clements-Weekes v. Enamorado, PICS Case No. 14-1152 (C.P. Monroe June 3, 2014) Williamson, J. (5 pages).

Motion to Compel • Marriage Counseling Records • V.A. Medical Records • Loss of Consortium

L.A. v. A.D, PICS Case No. 14-1145 (C.P. Lycoming July 2, 2014) McCoy, J. (5 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

Cucchi v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-1133 (Pa. Commw. July 17, 2014) Friedman, J. (9 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Workers' Compensation Act §422 • Utilization Review

Guarrasi v. Gibbons, PICS Case No. 14-1128 (Pa. Super. July 17, 2014) (memorandum) Jenkins, J. (17 pages).

Criminal Investigation • Wiretap Act • County District Attorney • Collateral Estoppel

Commonwealth v. Stem, PICS Case No. 14-1105 (Pa. Super. July 11, 2014) Wecht, J. (14 pages).

Search Incident to Arrest • Cellular Telephones • Fourth Amendment

Commonwealth v. Lane, PICS Case No. 14-1146 (C.P. Lehigh June 17, 2014) Steinberg, J. (34 pages).

Pa.C.S.A. §9714 • Constitutional Law • Life Imprisonment Sentence

Sch. Dist. of Philadelphia v. Philadelphia Fed'n of Teachers, Local 3, PICS Case No.14-1130 (Pa. Commw. July 14, 2014) Pellegrini, P.J. (12 pages).

Arbitration • Collective Bargaining Agreement • Teachers • Standard of Review

Commw. v. Berger, PICS Case No. 14-1112 (Pa. Super. July 14, 2014) Stabile, J. (12 pages).

Discovery • Medical Treatment Records • Minor Victims

Erie Ins. Grp. v. Catania, PICS Case No. 14-1072 (Pa. Super. June 30, 2014) Shogan, J. (7 pages).

Uninsured Motorist Coverage • "Regularly Used Non-Owned Vehicle" Exclusion • Basis for Insurance Premium

Nolt v. Calkins & Assocs., PICS Case No. 14-1095 (Pa. Super. July 7, 2014) Donohue, J. (12 pages).

Oil and Gas Lease • Nature of Interest Created • Statute of Frauds • Due Diligence • Contracts

Verderame v. Radioshack Corp., PICS Case No. 14-1087 (E.D. Pa. July 10, 2014) Goldberg, J. (13 pages).

Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act • Overtime Pay • Fluctuating Work Week

MacPherson v. Magee Mem. Hosp. for Convalescence, PICS Case No. 14-1102 (Pa. Super. July 10, 2014) Shogan, J. (28 pages).

Arbitration • Nursing Home Contractual Clause • Failure of Specific Term • Integral Part of Agreement • Arbitration Venue

Mack v. Vega Trucking, PICS Case No. 14-1096 (Pa. Super. July 7, 2014) (memorandum) Platt, J. (8 pages).

Improper Service • Out-of-State Defendant • Timeliness • Statute of Limitations

Goldstein v. Continental Cas. Co., PICS Case No. 14-1092 (Pa. Super. July 7, 2014) (memorandum) Lazarus, J. (8 pages).

Long-Term Care Policy • Cancellation • Notice • Breach of Contract

In the Matter of Ann Adele Ruben, PICS Case No. 14-1122 (June 26, 2014) (per curiam) (13 pages).

Reinstatement Petition • Dysthymia • Generalized Anxiety Disorder • Pa.R.D.E. 218(c)(3)

Commonwealth v. Rivera, PICS Case No. 14-1084 (Pa. Super. July 3, 2014) Jenkins, J. (11 pages).

Condition of Sentencing §9754 • Public Defender Fees

FirsTrust Bank v. Teitelman, PICS Case No.14-1097 (Pa. Super. July 7, 2014) (memorandum) Musmanno, J. (6 pages).

Mortgage Foreclosure • Sheriff's Sale • Modification Agreement • Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Commonwealth v. Perez, PICS Case No. 14-1101 (Pa. Super. July 9, 2014) Mundy, J. (31 pages).

Sex Offender Registration • Ex Post Facto Clause • Increasing the Measure of Punishment • Civil Regulatory Scheme

In re Estate of Henning, PICS Case No. 14-1114 (C.P. Monroe May 16, 2014) Williamson, J. (4 pages).

Residential and Commercial Real Estate • Stay of Sale • Petition for Supersedeas

White v. Cornish, PICS Case No. 14-1116 (C.P. Monroe May 13, 2014) Williamson, J. (10 pages).

Expert Witnesses • Doctor-Patient Relationship • Duty of Care

In re Condemnation of Land at Rear of 700 Summit Ave., Jenkintown Pa., PICS Case No. 14-1103 (Pa. Commw. July 7, 2014) Pellegrini, P.J. (9 pages).

Eminent Domain • Just Compensation • Statute of Limitations • Laches • Tender

Commonwealth v. Bundy, PICS Case No. 14-1100 (Pa. Super. July 10, 2014), Fitzgerald, J. (13 pages).

Megan's Law • Amended Registration Requirements • Retroactive Application • Form of Challenge • Exceptions

Frank v. Allstate Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-1118 (E.D. Pa. July 15, 2014) McHugh, J. (9 pages).

Discrimination • Implied Contract • Code of Ethics • Defamation • Compelled Self-Publication

Snyder Co. Prison v. Teamsters Local Union 764, PICS Case No. 14-1093 (Pa. Commw. July 10, 2014) Simpson, J. (19 pages).

Grievance of Termination • Arbitration • Award of Attorney Fees • Essence of Collective Bargaining Agreement

Twp. of Middle Smithfield v. Harima, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-1109 (C.P. Monroe May 16, 2014) Zulick, J. (23 pages).

Preliminary Injunctions • Adult Entertainment • Zoning Ordinance

Todora v. Buskirk, PICS Case No. 14-1091 (Pa. Commw. July 7, 2014) McCullough, J. (11 pages).

First Amendment • Toxic Mold • Retaliatory Discipline • Constitutional Law

AFSCME, District Council 33 v. Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-1089 (Pa. Commw. July 10, 2014), McGinley, J. (11 pages).

City Employees • Interest Arbitration • Excess of Jurisdiction • Ability to Pay

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Kwasny, PICS Case No. 14-1120 (Pa. June 26, 2014) (per curiam) (22 pages).

Escrow Account Mismanagement • Administrative Suspension • Document Falsification

Erie Ins. Exch. v. Horgos, PICS Case No. 14-1073 (Pa. Super. June 30, 2014) (memorandum) Olson, J. (13 pages).

Policy Terms • Duty to Defend and Indemnify • Negligence • Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Drew v. Work, PICS Case No. 14-1071 (Pa. Super. June 30, 2014) Olson, J. (27 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Per Se Negligence • Sudden Emergency Doctrine • Static Object Rule

Siegfried v. Pa. Dep't of Transp., PICS Case No. 14-1056 (C.P. Northampton June 24, 2014) Baratta, J. (19 pages).

Negligence • Sovereign Immunity • "Voluntarily Legally Responsible" • Correction Deeds • Joinder

Waller Corp. v. Warren Plaza, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-1065 (Pa. Super. June 30, 2014), Lazarus, J. (17 pages).

Attorney Fee Recovery • Construction Project • Pennsylvania Contractor/Subcontractor Payment Act • Good Faith Basis

Commonwealth v. Weathers, PICS Case No. 14-1070 (Pa. Super. July 1, 2014) Bender, J. (9 pages).

Criminal Mischief • Restitution • Receipt for Damages • Weight of Evidence • Motion for New Trial

Nationstar Mortgage, LLC v. Glick, PICS Case No. 14-1063 (Pa. Super. June 27, 2014) (memorandum) Lazarus, J. (4 pages).

Mortgage Foreclosure • Rules of Appellate Procedure • Timeliness

In Re Zoloft Prod. Liab. Litig., PICS Case No. 14-1035 (E.D. Pa. June 27, 2014) Rufe, J. (24 pages).

Expert Witnesses • Reliability • Scientific Methodology

Greenwell v. Maiorana, PICS Case No. 14-1078 (C.P. Lycoming June 24, 2014) Gray, J. (9 pages).

Joint Tortfeasors • Release • Contributory Negligence • Personal Injury

Commonwealth v. Douglas, PICS Case No. 14-1079 (C.P. Carbon June 13, 2014) Nanovic, P.J. (25 pages).

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel • PCRA • Alibi Defense • Pa.R.Crim.P. 567

Doe v. Eckerd Corp., PICS Case No. 14-1015 (C.P. Lawrence June 12, 2014) Motto, P.J. (21 pages).

Negligence • Employer Liability • Child Sexual Abuse

Deutsche Bank Nat'l Trust Co. v. Turk, PICS Case No. 14-1059 (Pa. Super. July 1, 2014) (memorandum) Ott, J. (9 pages).

Mortgages • Note Holder • Possession • Standing to Enforce

Hatchigian v. The Connelly Firm, PICS Case No. 14-1062 (Pa. Super. July 2, 2014) (memorandum) Platt, J. (7 pages).

Legal Fee Dispute • Retainers • Unpaid Fees • Weight of the Evidence

W.A.M. v. S.P.C., PICS Case No. 14-1058 (Pa. Super. July 2, 2014), Strassburger, J. (8 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Settlement Agreement • Post-secondary Education • Emancipation

Zurich American Ins. Co. of Illinois v. Budzowski, PICS Case No. 14-1057 (Pa. Super. June 30, 2014), Strassburger, J. (8 pages).

Venue • Motion to Coordinate • Pa.R.Civ.P. 213.1 • Common Questions of Law/Fact • Tort and Interpleader Actions

Bonds v. GMS Mine Repair & Maintenance Inc., PICS Case No. 14-1043 (E.D. Pa. July 1, 2014) McVerry, J. (13 pages).

FLSA Class Action • Conditional Certification • Mine Workers • Uncompensated Wait Time

Cotter v. Tandy Corp., PICS Case No. 14-1030 (Pa. Super. June 20, 2014) Musmanno, J. (17 pages).

Personal Injury • Slip-and-Fall • Summary Judgment • Contribution and Indemnity

Nalesnik v. United Nat'l Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-1080 (C.P. Carbon June 18, 2014) Nanovic, P.J. (9 pages).

Third Party Beneficiary • Commercial General Liability • Standing • Breach

City of Philadelphia v. F.A. Realty Investors Corp., PICS Case No. 14-1069 (Pa. Commw. June 27, 2014) McCullough, J. (22 pages).

Delinquent Real Estate Taxes • Sheriff's Sale • Petition to Redeem Premises • Failure to Join Parties

McKean v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Review, PICS Case No. 14-1066 (Pa. Commw. June 27, 2014) Leavitt, J. (11 pages).

Unemployment Compensation • Self-Employment • Fraud Overpayment • Penalty

Cservak v. Pa. Dep't of Transp., PICS Case No. 14-1081 (C.P. Washington June 2014) O'Dell-Seneca, J. (5 pages).

Eminent Domain • Replacement Housing Supplement • Fair Market Value • Expert Testimony

Juliano v. Univest Corp. of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-1047 (E.D. Pa. June 26, 2014) Bartle, J. (12 pages).

Release of Rights • Waiver And Duress • Title VII Gender Discrimination • ADEA Age Discrimination

Evans v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-1060 (Pa. Commw Jun. 30, 2014) McCullough, J. (9 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Work-Related Medical Expenses • Subrogation Lien • Payment of Expenses

Spanier v. Freeh, PICS Case No. 14-1034 (Pa. Super. June 30, 2014) Panella, J. (12 pages).

Interlocutory Appeal • Collateral Order Doctrine • Right of Removal

Commonwealth v. Wing, PICS Case No. 14-1076 (C.P. Lawrence June 12, 2014) Piccione, J. (17 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel • Guilty Pleas

United States v. Endo Pharma. Inc., PICS Case No. 14-1049 (E.D. Pa. June 23, 2014) Kelly, J. (28 pages).

Off-Label Drug Use • False Claims Act • First-To-File Rule

Commonwealth v. Grimes, PICS Case No. 14-1006 (C.P. Lycoming June 5, 2014) Lovecchio, J. (10 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Driving While Intoxicated • Blood Alcohol Content

Levy v. Senate of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-0993 (Pa. Commw. June 16, 2014) Simpson, J. (28 pages).

Right-to-Know Law • Attorney Client Privilege • Work Product Doctrine • Grand Jury Secrecy • Criminal Investigation

Commonwealth v. TAP Pharma. Prods., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0958 (Pa. June 16, 2014) Saylor, J.; Baer, J., concurring (27 pages).

Medicaid • Prescription Drug Reimbursement • Average Wholesale Price • Damages

In re Estate of Rose M. Eiswert, PICS Case No. 14-1000 (C.P. Lycoming June 3, 2014) Lovecchio, J. (19 pages).

Appointment of Executor • Estate Administratiom Delay • Real Property

Meyer v. Cmty. Coll. of Beaver Cnty., PICS Case No. 14-0970 (Pa. June 16, 2014) Todd, J.; Castille, C.J., concurring (19 pages).

UTPCPL • "Person" Subject to Liability • Private Entities • Political Subdivision Agencies

Commonwealth v. Castro, PICS Case No. 14-0994 (Pa. June 16, 2014) Eakin, J.; Todd, J., concurring (20 pages).

Post-Trial Relief • Evidence • Pa.R.Crim.P. Rule 720 • After-Discovered Evidence

S.K.C. v. J.L.C., PICS Case No. 14-0988 (Pa. Super. June 19, 2014) Olson, J. (32 pages).

Custody and Child Support • UCCJEA • Exclusive, Continuing Jurisdiction

Commonwealth v. Scuderi, PICS Case No. 14-1004 (C.P. Philadelphia May 16, 2014) McDermott, J. (9 pages).

Post-Conviction DNA Testing • Scientific Evidence • Timeliness

Lancaster Cty. v. Pa. Labor Relations Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0997 (Pa. June 16, 2014) Todd, J.; Eukin, J., dissenting (20 pages).

Collective Bargaining Agreements • Strikes • Pennsylvania Employee Relations Act • "Guards at Prisons"

Komis v. Perez, PICS Case No. 14-1011 (E.D. Pa. June 16, 2014) Rice, M.J. (8 pages).

Title VII • Retaliation • Constructive Discharge

Marzo v. Street, PICS Case No. 14-1014 (C.P. Lycoming June 12, 2014) Gray, J. (6 pages).

Partition • Equitable Interest • Tenancy in Common

Fisher v. Nazareth Ford Inc., PICS Case No. 14-1013 (C.P. Northampton June 19, 2014) Baratta, J. (12 pages).

Negligent Misrepresentation • CARFAX •??Accord and Satisfaction • UTPCPL • Fraud

J.W. v. Dept. of Pub. Welfare, PICS Case No. 14-0990 (Pa. Commw. June 19, 2014) Brobson, J. (12 pages).

Child Abuse • Expunction of Record • Collateral Attack of Trial Court Adjudication • Due Process

Citizens Bank of Pa. v. Reimbursement Technologies, Inc. PICS Case No. 14-10XX (E.D. Pa. June 16,2014) Restrepo, J. (20 pages).

Computer Data Breach • Negligence • HIPAA • Federal Stored Communications Act

Ace Wire and Spring Co. v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0945 (Pa. Commw. June 10, 2014) Covey, J. (19 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Course and Scope of Employment • Furtherance of Employer's Affairs • Injury on Employer's Premises

R&M Recycling v. Darrah, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0985 (Pa. Super. June 13, 2014) (memorandum) Musmanno, J. (20 pages).

Admissibility • Authentication • Hearsay • Delivery Receipt

Commonwealth v. Kerstetter, PICS Case No. 14-0987 (Pa. June 16, 2014) Castille, C.J. (25 pages).

Truancy Citation • Compulsory School Attendance Requirements • Kindergarten Program • Voluntary Enrollment

Commonwealth v. Perez, PICS Case No. 14-0996 (Pa. June 11, 2014) Eakin, J.; Saylor, J., dissenting (28 pages).

Imposition of Death Sentence • Challenge to Sufficiency of Evidence • Adequacy of Arguments on Appeal • Waiver

Portfolio Recovery Assocs., LLC. v. Hatton, PICS Case No. 14-1002 (C.P. Lancaster May 2, 2014) Ashworth, J. (7 pages).

Documentary Evidence • Collection Agencies • Cardholder Agreement

Commonwealth v. Burno, PICS Case No. 14-0995 (Pa. June 16, 2014), Stevens, J.; Saylor, J., concurring; Baer, J. concurring (36 pages).

Post-Trial Relief • New Trial • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel • Prosecutorial Misconduct

Commonwealth v. Feerrar, PICS Case No. 14-1005 (C.P. Lycoming May 2014) Lovecchio, J. (12 pages).

Habeas Corpus • Simple Assault • Endangering Welfare of Children • Reckless Endangerment

Wolf Block LLP v. Fed. Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0983 (E.D. Pa. June 18, 2014) Goldberg, J. (8 pages).

Removal • Diversity Jurisdiction • Law Firm Dissolution • Liability Insurance

Wayne M. Chiurazzi Law Inc. v. MRO Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0977 (Pa. June 16, 2014) Castille, C.J.; Saylor, J., concurring and dissenting (36 pages).

Medical Records Act • "Actual and Reasonable Expenses" • Medical Records Reproducer • Breach

In the Matter of the Extradition of Mejuto, PICS Case No. 14-1009 (E.D. Pa. June 13, 2014) Hey, J. (13 pages).

Extradition • Negligent Homicide • Dual Criminality Requirement

Humphrey v. Tax Claim Bureau of Monroe, PICS Case No. 14-1007 (C.P. Monroe June 4, 2014) Zulick, J. (8 pages).

Upset Tax Sales • Taxation • Civil Procedure • Personal Service

In re Estate of Boyce, PICS Case No. 14-1012 (C.P. Philadelphia April 9, 2014) Herron, J. (7 pages).

Adjudication of Incapacity • Plenary Guardianship • Waiver

Two Sons, Inc. v. Pa. Liquor Control Bd., PICS Case No. 14-1001 (C.P. Lehigh April 11, 2014) Reibman, J. (16 pages).

Land Use And Planning • Liquor License Renewal • Documentary Evidence

DeFranco v. Seneca Foods Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0986 (Pa. Super. June 18, 2014) (memorandum) Allen, J. (14 pages).

Survival Action • Standing • Letters of Administration/Testamentary • Relation-Back Doctrine

Wilson v. Manor Care of Lancaster, PICS Case No. 14-1003 (C.P. Lancaster April 4, 2014) Ashworth, J. (17 pages).

Nursing Homes • Arbitration • Apparent Agency • Negligence

Youst v. Keck's Food Service, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0957 (Pa. Super. June 11, 2014) Olson, J. (45 pages).

Easement by Necessity • Dams, Ponds, Surface Water Flow • Water for Livestock

Verizon Pa. LLC v. Major, PICS Case No. 14-0966 (C.P. Monroe May 29, 2014) Zulick, J. (5 pages).

Property Damage • Appeals • Default Judgment Nunc Pro Tunc

Valley Forge Military Academy Found. v. Valley Forge Old Guard, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0914 (E.D. Pa. June 2, 2014) Surrick, J. (14 pages).

Trademark Infringement • Lanham Act • False Advertising • First Amendment

Petti v. Riverview Golf and Country Club, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0956 (Pa. Super. June 11, 2014) (memorandum) Jenkins, J. (26 pages).

Motor Vehicle Accident • Dram Shop Act Liability • Visible Intoxication • Relation Back Evidence

Commonwealth v. Stanford, PICS Case No. 14-0967 (C.P. Lehigh May 29, 2014) Steinberg, J. (15 pages).

Evidence • Miranda Warnings • Self-Incrimination • Right To Counsel

Melnick v. Exxon Mobil Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0954 (Pa. Super. June 9, 2014) Stabile, J. (6 pages).

Benzene Exposure • Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act • Medical Monitoring

Am. Nat'l Prop. and Cas. Cos. v. Hearn, PICS Case No. 14-0963 (Pa. Super. June 9, 2014) Ford Elliott, J. (14 pages).

Homeowner's Policy • Intentional Acts • Negligence • Reservation of Rights

Commw. v. Valcarel, PICS Case No. 14-0952 (Pa. Super. June 12, 2014) Strassburger, J. (11 pages).

Prisoner • Defense of Justification • Possession of a Weapon

Cooney v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0946 (Pa. Commw. June 12, 2014) Simpson, J. (22 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Widow's Death Benefits • Common-Law Marriage

Commonwealth v. Barbaro, PICS Case No. 14-0950 (Pa. Super. June 11, 2014) Donohue, J. (16 pages).

Sentencing • RRRI Eligibility • "Equivalent Offense" • Arson

United States v. Stanley, PICS Case No. 14-0937 (3d Cir. June 11, 2014) Smith, J. (25 pages).

Child Pornography • Motion To Suppress • Warrantless Search • Wireless Tracking Software • Cyber Trespass

Leace v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Review, PICS Case No. 14-0947 (Pa. Commw Jun. 6, 2014) McCullough, J. (7 pages).

Unemployment Compensation • Substantial Control/Ownership of Company • Self-employment

Commonwealth v. Stine, PICS Case No. 14-0964 (C.P. Montgomery June 2014) Smyth, J. (6 pages).

Criminal Procedure • Discovery • Pa.R.Crim.P. 573

Gentry v. Gentry, PICS Case No. 14-0968 (C.P. Berks May 16, 2014) Lash, J. (26 pages).

Child Custody Modification • Shortened Custody • Best Interest Father

Commonwealth v. Charleston, PICS Case No. 14-0951 (Pa. Super. June 6, 2014) Platt, J. (68 pages).

PCRA Relief • Hearsay • Jury Instructions • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Sefen v. Animas Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0973 (E.D. Pa. June 13, 2014) Surrick, J. (19 pages).

False Claims Act • Retaliation • Statute of Limitations • Retroactive Application

Bumbarger v. Peerless Indemnity Ins., PICS Case No. 14-0948 (Pa. Super. June 6, 2014) Lazarus, J. (17 pages).

Automobiles • UM/UIM Coverage • "Newly-Acquired Vehicle" • Stacking

Fayviard, LLC v. UGI Storage Co., PICS Case No. 14-0923 (M.D. Pa. June 6, 2014) Brann, J. (15 pages).

Federal Question Jurisdiction • Eminent Domain • Oil and Gas Interests

Costellani v. The Scranton Times, PICS Case No. 14-0949 (Pa. Super. June 10, 2014) (mem.) Bowes, J. (63 pages).

Intentional Torts • Defamation • Republication • Admissibility • Public Figure • Actual Malice

Szabo v. Commw. of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-0955 (Pa. Commw. June 6, 2014) Friedman, J. (8 pages).

"Compensation" • Department of Revenue Board of Appeals • Frivolous Filing

Clientron Corp. v. Bennett, PICS Case No. 14-0974 (E.D. Pa. June 12, 2014) Baylson, J. (12 pages).

Fraud • Personal Liability • Fed.R.Civ.P. 12(b)(6) • Fed.R.Civ.P. 9(b)

Sokolsky v. Eidelman, PICS Case No. 14-0942 (Pa. Super. June 6, 2014) Mundy, J. (27 pages).

Attorney Malpractice • Underlying Medical Malpractice Suit • Viable Cause of Action • Vicarious Liability Theory

In the Interest of A.D., PICS Case No. 14-0953 (Pa. Super. June 9, 2104) Bowes, J. (26 pages).

Termination of Parental Rights • No-Contact Order

Neeley v. Carrillo, PICS Case No. 14-0972 (E.D. Pa. June 16, 2014) Slomsky, J. (10 pages).

Eighth Amendment • Serious Medical Need • Hepatitis C

Collins v. Manor Care of Lancaster, PA LLC, PICS Case No. 14-0927 (C.P. Lancaster April 4, 2014) Ashworth, J. (12 pages).

Professional Liability • Nursing Homes • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Keene v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0913 (Pa. Commw. June 4, 2014) Friedman, J. (9 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Suspension Petition • Voluntary Removal From Workforce

Melcher v. Berks Cty. Bd. of Assessment Appeals, PICS Case No. 14-0911 (Pa. Commw. June 4, 2014) Brobson, J. (14 pages).

Rural Enterprise • Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act • Roll-Back Taxes

Cohen v. Specter, PICS Case No. 14-0904 (Pa. Super. June 3, 2014) Gantman, P.J. (17 pages).

Replevin • Ex Parte Writ of Seizure • Counterbond

Hallowell v. Mihalick, PICS Case No. 14-0915 (Pa. Super. Jun. 3, 2014) Donohue, J. (12 pages).

Breach • Written Agreement • Parol Evidence Rule • Extrinsic Evidence • Proof of Damages

Pearce v. Jones, PICS Case No. 14-0928 (C.P. Jefferson May 23, 2014) Foradora, J. (4 pages).

Automobile Negligence • Service of Process • Statutes of Limitations

Commonwealth v. Phillips, PICS Case No. 14-0906 (Pa. Super. June 5, 2014) Gantman, P.J. (20 pages).

Waiver of Counsel Colloquy • Pa.R.Crim.P. 121 • Reversible Error

Seldomridge v. Penn State Hershey Med. Ctr., PICS Case No. 14-0893 (E.D. Pa. June 4, 2014) Caldwell, J. (12 pages).

Shaken Baby Syndrome • Procedural Due Process • Conspiracy

Hunter v. General Motors Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0896 (Pa. Super. May 29, 2014) (memorandum) Bender, J. (28 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Strict Liability • Negligence • Breach of Warranty • Expert Testimony • Coordinate Jurisdiction

United Gov't Security Officers of Am. v. Exelon Nuclear Sec., LLC, PICS Case No. 14-0918 (E.D. Pa. June 2, 2014) Pratter, J. (21 pages).

Labor Law • Nuclear Plant Security • Collective Bargaining Agreement • Arbitration Clause • Federal Law

Commonwealth v. Stetler, PICS Case No. 14-0908 (Pa. Super. June 3, 2014) Allen, J. (49 pages).

Conflict of Interest • Theft • Conspiracy • Improper Use of Taxpayer Funds

Commonwealth v. Baumhammers, PICS Case No. 14-0905 (Pa. May 27, 2014) Saylor, J. (60 pages).

PCRA Relief • Death Penalty • Jury Charge • Multiple-Murder Aggravator

Commonwealth v. Pal, PICS Case No. 14-0926 (C.P. Lackawanna April 23, 2014) Nealon, J. (8 pages).

Collateral Estoppel • Accomplice Liability • Conspiracy

Battiste v. Borough of East McKeesport, PICS Case No. 14-0909 (Pa. Commw. June 3, 2014) Friedman, J. (11 pages).

Building Permits • Stop Work Order • Mandamus • Occupancy Permits

Commonwealth v. Jones, PICS Case No. 14-0922 (Pa. Super. May 28, 2014) Wecht, J. (30 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief • Sex Offender Registration • Ex Post Facto Punishment • Unlawful Inducement of Plea Agreement

United States v. MacInnes, PICS Case No. 14-0938 (E.D. Pa. May 30, 2014) Sanchez, J. (24 pages).

Cross-Examination • Admissibility • Relevance

Commonwealth v. Spotti, PICS Case No. 14-0907 (Pa. Super. June 5, 2014) Allen, J. (45 pages).

Transfer to Criminal Court • AA-DUI • Criminal Causation • Direct and Substantial Link • Intervening Cause

Wetzel v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0867 (Pa. Commw. May 27, 2014) Cohn Jubelirer, J. (13 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Course and Scope of Employment • Management Employee • Weapon in Workplace

Commonwealth v. Walker, PICS Case No. 14-0864 (Pa. May 28, 2014) Todd, J. (64 pages).

Expert Testimony • Eyewitness Identification

Marino v. Usher, PICS Case No. 14-0848 (E.D. Pa. May 21, 2014) Diamond, J. (24 pages).

Rule 4.3 • Rules of Professional Conduct • Sanctions • Attorney Fees

In re Grigoryants v. Safety-Kleen Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0855 (W.D. Pa. May 28, 2014) Kelly, J. (14 pages).

Sanctions • Lack of Good Faith • Participation in Settlement Conference • Mediation • Fed.R.Civ.P. 16(f)

In Re CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Litig., PICS Case No. 14-0416 (E.D. Pa. May 27, 2014) O'Neill, J. (9 pages).

Rule 7 Cost Bond • Appeal Bond • Appellate Attorney Fees • Class Action Settlement • Consumer Protection

Cooper v. First Commonwealth Bank, PICS Case No. 14-0873 (Pa. Super. May 23, 2014) Wecht, J. (12 pages).

Pre-Trial Procedure • Pleadings • Amended Complaint

Rivera v. Jemmott, PICS Case No. 14-0884 (C.P. Monroe May 5, 2014) Higgins, J. (5 pages).

Comparative Negligence • Automobiles • New Matter

Berkshire Bank v. Aulenbach, PICS Case No. 14-0872 (Pa. Super. May 23, 2014) Stabile, J. (9 pages).

Statute of Limitations • Deficiency Judgment Act • Sheriff's Sale • Petition to Fix Fair Market Value

Seneca Resources Corp. v. S&T Bank, PICS Case No. 14-0859 (Pa. Super. May 23, 2014) Bowes, J. (7 pages).

Interlocutory Appeal • Pa.R.App.P.. 341(c) • Final Appealable Order • Determination of Finality • Timeliness

Bank of New York Mellon v. Stafford, PICS Case No. 14-0891 (Pa. Super. May 27, 2014) Allen, J. (8 pages).

Judgments • Mortgage Foreclosure Action • Default Judgment • Petition to Open • Pa.R.Civ.P. 237.3 • Reasonable Excuse

Bilka v. Commw. of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-0868 (Pa. Commw. May 28, 2014) Colins, J. (11 pages).

Implied Consent Law • DUI • "Vehicle" • Legislative Intent

Mott v. Driveline Retail Merchandising Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0898 (E.D. Pa. May 21, 2014) Brody, J. (20 pages).

Fair Labor Standards Act • Continuous Workday Rule • Collective Action

Commonwealth v. Alicia, PICS Case No. 14-0862 (Pa. May 28, 2014) McCaffery, J. (24 pages).

Expert Witness Testimony • "False Confessions"

Commonwealth v. Medina, PICS Case No. 14-0892 (Pa. Super. May 28, 2014) Mundy, J. (33 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief • Timeliness • After-Discovered Evidence • Recanted Witness Testimony • New Trial

Twp. of Summit v. Property Located at Vacant Land in Summit Twp., PICS Case No. 14-0866 (Pa. Commw. May 23, 2014) Colins, J. (15 pages).

Municipal Lien • Public Infrastructure Improvements • Statutory Assessment • Municipal Claims Act

School Dist. of Philadelphia v. Dep't of Educ., PICS Case No. 14-0858 (Pa. May 27, 2014) McCaffery, J. (11 pages).

Charter School • Enrollment Cap • Charter School Agreement • 24 P.S. §17-1723

Joseph v. Glunt, PICS Case No. 14-0869 (Pa. Super. May 23, 2014) Wecht, J. (14 pages).

Habeas Corpus • Sentencing • Written Sentencing Order

Dotterer v. Sch. Dist. of City of Allentown, PICS Case No. 14-0875 (Pa. Commw. May 28, 2014) Simpson, J. (31 pages).

Jurisdiction • Administrative Remedy • School Code • Demotion

Brown v. Trinidad, PICS Case No. 14-0838 (C.P. Philadelphia May 9, 2014) Panepinto, J. (9 pages).

Comparative Negligence • Motor Vehicles • Expert Witnesses • Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law

Board of Comm'rs of Bedford Cnty. v. Ling, PICS Case No. 14-0830 (Pa. Commw. May 21, 2014) Brobson, J. (17 pages).

County Funds • Disbursement • DUI School Fund • Supervisory Fund

Arvilla Oilfield Servs., Inc. v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0816 (Pa. Commw. May 20, 2014) Leavitt, J. (22 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Disability Status • Impairment Rating Evaluation • Maximum Medical Improvement • Uncontroverted Evidence

Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Brea, PICS Case No. 14-0817 (Pa. Super. May 20, 2014) (memorandum) Bender, J. (8 pages).

Real Property • Mortgage Foreclosure Action • Appeal • Standing • Transfer of Property • Judicial Notice of Recorded Deed

Augustine v. Ramsey, PICS Case No. 14-0814 (E.D. Pa. May 20, 2014) Schiller, J. (10 Pages).

Excessive Force • Unreasonable Search • First Amendent • Fourth Amendment • Monell

Commonwealth v. Thompson, PICS Case No 14-0818 (Pa. Super. May 22, 2014) Bender, J. (24 pages).

Possession with Intent to Deliver • Suppression • Sufficiency and Weight of Evidence • Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Allen A. Myers, LP v. Montgomery Cty., PICS Case No. 14-0815 (Pa. Commw. May 20, 2014) Cohn Jubelirer, J. (18 pages).

Formation • County Roadway Project • Bidding Process • Second Class County Code • Written Contract Requirement

Kipp v. Kipp, PICS Case No. 14-0826 (Pa. Super. May 16, 2014) Lazarus, J. (5 pages).

Motion Practice • Petition for Special Relief • Change of Venue

Praino v. Posa, PICS Case No. 14-0844 (C.P. Monroe May 8, 2014) Williamson, J. (23 pages).

Shared Custody • Visitation Rights • Supervised Physical Custody

C.T. v. N.F.T., PICS Case No. 14-0819 (Pa. Super. May 20, 2014) (memorandum) Wecht, J. (21 pages).

Child Custody • Petition to Relocate with Children • Appropriate Home Environment • Children's Quality of Life

Mortelliti v. SAP Am., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0812 (Pa. Super. May 20, 2014) (memorandum) Elliott, J. (19 pages).

Identity Theft • Unlawful Use of Computer • Criminal Conspiracy • Negligent Supervision

In re Adoption of C.E.C., Child, PICS Case No. 14-0820 (Pa. Super. May 20, 2014) (memorandum) Platt, J. (14 pages).

Adoption Act • Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights • Failure to Perform Parental Duties • Incarceration of Parent

Marino v. Usher, PICS Case No. 14-0848 (E.D. Pa. May 21, 2014) Diamond, J. (16 pages).

Copyright Act • Infringement • Musicians

Young v. Hartzell, PICS Case No. 14-0831 (Pa. Super. May 22, 2014) (memorandum) Mundy, J. (36 pages).

Duty of Care Entering Intersection • Excessive Verdict • Future Medical Expenses

United States Fire Ins. Co. v. Kelman Bottles LLC, PICS Case No. 14-0834 (W.D. Pa. May 23, 2014) Schwab, J. (22 pages).

Denial of Coverage • "Sudden and Accidental" • Bad Faith Statute

In re N.S.S., PICS Case No. 14-0825 (Pa. Super. May 16, 2014) Mundy, J. (35 pages).

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights • Placement Goal

Newman v. Borough of E. Stroudsburg, PICS Case No. 14-0839 (May 7, 2014) Higgins, J. (6 pages).

Zoning • Adverse Possession • Standing• Conditional Use

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Siegel, PICS Case No. 14-0829 (Pa. April 30, 2014) (per curiam) (19 pages).

License Suspension • Client Fees • Failure to Perform Work • Mitigating Circumstances

Lickman v. Eminhizer, PICS Case No. 14-0833 (Pa. Super. May 22, 2014) Allen, J. (12 pages).

Conversion • Tree Harvesting • Compulsory Nonsuit • Identity of Tortfeasor

In re Bracey, Corey, PICS Case No.14-0821 (Pa. Super. May 20, 2014) (memorandum) Donohue, J. (7 pages).

Private Criminal Complaint • Prosecutorial Discretion • Police Investigation

Neducsin v. Caplan, PICS Case No. 14-0843 (C.P. Philadelphia May 13, 2014) Dembe, J. (7 pages).

Debt Restructuring • Business Practices • Shareholder Agreement

In the Interest of Y.A.N., PICS Case No. 14-0823 (Pa. Super. May 20, 2014) Shogan, J.(18 pages).

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights • Placement Goal

Keystone Pellet Inc. v. CT Pellet LLC, PICS Case No 14-0788 (C.P. Carbon May 1, 2014) Nanovic, J. (16 pages).

Unauthorized Practice of Law • In-Court Representation of Corporation/LLC by Sole Owner/Officer

Gabriel v. Gabriel, PICS Case No. 14-0777 (C.P. Lawrence April 14, 2014) Hodge, J. (17 pages).

Divorce Action • Equitable Distribution Proceedings • Spousal Support vs. Alimony Pendent Lite • Final Alimony Decree

Beaners Restaurant v. Commonwealth, PICS Case No. 14-0771 (C.P. Chester May 6, 2014) Tunnell, J. (18 pages).

Food and Beverage • Abuse of Licensing Privilege • Liquor License • Renewal/Denial

Vonson v. Martin, PICS Case No. 14-0805 (Pa. Super. May 8, 2014) (memorandum) Bender, J. (15 pages).

Attorney Malpractice • Res Judicata • Expert Testimony

In re Sale of Real Estate by Lackawanna Cnty. Tax Claim Bureau, PICS Case No. 14-0784 (Pa. Commw. May 14, 2014) Pellegrini, P. (9 pages).

Real Estate Tax • Tax Delinquency • Judicial Sale • Notice of Sale • Evidentiary Record

Parnell v. Commonwealth of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-0773 (Pa. Commw. May 8, 2014) Brobson, J. (21 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Insurance Cancellation • License Suspension

Sanders v. Westmoreland Cnty. Tax Claim Bureau, PICS Case No. 14-0772 (Pa. Commw. May 14, 2014) Covey, J. (9 pages).

Redemption Rights • Property Taxing Authority • Upset Sales/Foreclosures

Hall v. Easton Area Sch. Dist., PICS Case No. 14-0780 (E.D. Pa. May 5, 2014) Goldberg, J. (23 pages).

Discrimination • Retaliation • ADA • Denial of Due Process and Equal Protection • Tortious Interference

McConnell v. Dean, PICS Case No. 14-0797 (C.P. Monroe April 29, 2014) Zulick, J. (5 pages).

Motion Practice • Scandalous and Impertinent • Punitive Damages

InterState Net Bank v. Donna Jane Apartments Assoc., L.P., PICS Case No. 14-0785 (Pa. Super. May 9, 2014) Wecht, J. (26 pages).

Mortgage • Foreclosure • Purchase and Assumption Agreement • Best Evidence Rule • Temporary Receiver • Party-in-Interest

Kisner v. Kisner, PICS Case No. 14-0792 (Pa. Super. May 9, 2014) Panella, J. (5 pages).

Divorce • Equitable Distribution • Sanctions

United States v. Education Mgmt. LLC, PICS Case No. 14-0810 (W.D. Pa. May 6, 2014) McVerry, J. (11 pages)

Higher Education Act • Incentive Compensation Ban • False Claims Act • Statistical Evidence • Summary Judgment

Robertshaw v. Pudles, PICS Case No. 14-0800 (E.D. Pa. May 6, 2014) O'Neill, J. (30 pages).

Altering/Amending Judgment • Fed.R.Civ.P. 59 • Manifest Injustice • Business Entities-Closely Held

Commonwealth v. Williams, PICS Case No. 14-0776 (Pa. Super. April 30, 2014)Donohue, J. (37 pages).

Admissibility • Road Rage Incident • Blood Alcohol Content • Relevancy • Impeachment

Marchese v. Jacobs, PICS Case No. 14-0795 (C.P. Lycoming May 1, 2014) Anderson, J. (3 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Sudden Emergency Doctrine • Assured Clear Distance Ahead

In re F.Z., PICS Case No. 14-0783 (C.P. Montgomery April 2014) (7 pages).

Juvenile Law • Delinquency • Suppression of Statements to Police • Miranda Rights • Custodial Interrogation

Commonwealth of Pa. v. Spence, PICS Case No. 14-0774 (Pa. April 28, 2014) McCaffery, J. (6 pages).

Criminal • Admissibility of Evidence • Wiretapping • Definition of "Device"

Rocke v. Pebble Beach Co., PICS Case No.14-0801 (E.D. Pa. April 28, 2014) Tucker, C.J. (19 pages).

Jurisdiction • "Continuous Systematic Presence" • Slip and Fall

Wickersham Constr. v. Williamsport Sanitary Auth., PICS Case No. 14-0806 (C.P. Lycoming May 7, 2014) Gray, J. (12 pages).

Interpretation • Liquidated and Special Damages • Filing of Claim

Mauceri v. First Nat. Bank of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-0796 (C.P. Monroe May 9, 2014) Zulick, J. (8 pages).

Summary Judgment • Protective Order • "Nanty-Glo" Rule • Judicial Sale

Kuchwara v. Williams, PICS Case No. 14-0793 (Pa. Super. May 12, 2014) Platt, J. (21 pages).

Punitive Damages • Automobile Accident • Bifurcated Trial • Compensatory Damages

Gati v. Univ. of Pittsburgh, PICS Case No. 14-0779 (Pa. Super. May 8, 2014) Stabile, J. (30 pages).

Private Higher Education • Dismissal from Program • Contract Analysis • Written Policies/Procedures • Due Process

Thomas v. Corbett, PICS Case No. 14-0791 (Pa. Commw. April 29, 2014) Brobson, J. (19 pages).

First Amendment • RLUIPA • Equal Protection • Cruel and Unusual Punishment • Inmate's Constitutional Rights

Herder Spring Hunting Club v. Keller, PICS Case No. 14-0781 (Pa. Super. May 9, 2014) Ott, J. (18 pages).

Subsurface Rights • Tax Sale • Severance and Merging of Estates • Adverse Possession

Thomas v. U.S. Airways, PICS Case No. 14-0802 (E.D. Pa. May 13, 2014) O'Neill, J. (13 pages).

Civil Conspiracy • 42 U.S.C. §§1983, 1985 • "Color of Law" • Punitive Damages

Housing Auth. of Lawrence Cnty. v. Hooks, PICS Case No. 14-0766 (C.P. Lawrence April 22, 2014) Cox, J. (9 pages).

Standing • Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment • Preliminary Objections

MyService Force, Inc. v. Am. Home Shield, PICS Case No. 14-0743 (E.D. Pa. May 1, 2014) Padova, J. (27 pages).

Expert Witnesses • Breach Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

Commonwealth v. Cheeseboro, PICS Case No. 14-0721 (Pa. Super. May 6, 2014) (per curiam) (21 pages).

Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) • Standing

Sheard v. J.J. DeLuca Co., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0731 (Pa. Super. May 7, 2014) Gantman, P.J. (21 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Tort Claim • Statutory Employer Immunity • Pennsylvania v. Delaware Law • True Conflict

Frempong v. Sch. Dist. of Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-0723 (C.P. Philadelphia April 23, 2014) Cisler, J. (6 pages).

Assessed Property Value • Statutory Appeal of Adverse Decision • Failure to Comply with Scheduling Order

Weitzner v. Sanofi Pasteur, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0754 (M.D. Pa. May, 5, 2014) Caputo, J. (5 pages).

Interlocutory Appeal • Class Actions • Offer of Judgment • Rule 68 • Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Shoup v. Cook, PICS Case No. 14-0751 (C.P. Huntingdon April 3, 2014) Zanic, P. J. (11 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Step Parent Custody

City of Pittsburgh v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd. (Wright), PICS Case No. 14-0742(Pa. Commw. May 1, 2014) Leavitt, J.(23 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Recoupment of Overpayment of Benefits • Offsets for Disability Pension • Notice

Little Mountain Community Ass'n v. The Southern Columbia Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0726 (Pa. Super. May 1, 2014) Platt, J. (20 pages).

Uniform Planned Community Act • Retroactivity • Homeowner's Association

In re Denture Adhesive Cream Litig., PICS Case No. 14-0531 (C.P. Philadelphia April 11, 2014) New, J. (26 pages).

Expert Witnesses • Causation Testimony • Novel Science • Frye Analysis • Deficient Methodology • Cohort Study

Brady Twp. v. London, PICS Case No. 14-0740 (C.P. Clearfield Sept. 19, 2013) Ammerman, J. (29 pages).

Shooting Ranges • Municipal Ordinances • Nonconforming Use • Statutory Vagueness • Equal Protection

Power Restoration Int'l., Inc. v. Pepsico, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0747 (E.D. Pa. April 29, 2014) Pratter, J. (12 pages).

Third Party Complaint • Statute of Limitations • Conspiracy • Fraud

Doctor's Choice v. Travelers Pers. Ins. Co, PICS Case No. 14-0763 (Pa. Super. May 2, 2014) Mundy, J. (21 pages).

Motor Vehicle Finance Responsibility Law • Attorney Fees • "Challenge before a PRO" • Peer Review

Banks v. Radioshack Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0738 (E.D. Pa. April 25, 2014) Restrepo, J. (6 pages).

FLSA • Minimum Wage and Overtime • Gap Time • False Modification of Time Records • Class Certification

Dep't of Labor and Indus. v. Heltzel, PICS Case No. 14-0761 (Pa. Commw. May 5, 2014) Simpson, J. (34 pages).

Right-to-Know Law • Public Record • "Availability to the Public" • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Co. v. Doe, PICS Case No. 14-0720 (Pa. Super. May 6, 2014) Donohue, J.; Platt, J., dissenting (23 pages).

Discovery • Motion to Compel • Anonymous Emails • First Amendment • Free Speech v. Commercial Speech • Pilchesky Test

Richard Allen Preparatory Charter Sch. v. Sch. Dist. of Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-0734 (C.P. Philadelphia April 21, 2014) Glazer, J. (22 pages).

Charter School Law • Enrollment Caps • Conditioning Funding • Distressed School Law

In re Estate of Rose Marie Ambrosia, PICS Case No. 14-0736 (C.P. Lawrence April 3, 2014) Hodge, J. (14 pages).

Gifts Prior to Death • Spouses of Beneficiaries • Independent Testimony of Donative Intent • Waiver of Dead Man's Act

CardioNet, Inc. v. CIGNA Health Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0719 (3d. Cir. May 6, 2014) Fuentes, J. (30 pages).

Health Insurance • Medical Device/Service Providers • Denial of Coverage • Arbitration Clause • ERISA

Billups v. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Med. Ctr., PICS Case No. 14-0739(M.D,. Pa. April 2, 2014) Blewitt, J. (12 pages).

§1983 Claims • Substantive Due Process • Discovery • Privileged Communications

Susa v. Ellwood, PICS Case No. 14-0708 (C.P. Lawrence April 3, 2014) Cox, J. (12 pages).

Medical Malpractice • Causation • Expert Testimony • Negligence

Yohe v. Bates, PICS Case No. 14-0685 (C.P. Lancaster March 6, 2014) Wright, J. (7 pages).

Personal Injury • Negligence • Nullity • Statute of Limitations

Schultz v. Zoning, PICS Case No. 14-0692 (C.P. Lycoming Sept. 7, 2012) Anderson, J. (4 pages).

Zoning • Denial of Application • Pa. Propane and Liquified Gas Act

Rigas v. Deloitte & Touche, LLP, PICS Case No. 14-0713 (M.D. Pa. April 7, 2014) Brann, J. (18 pages).

Depositions • Motion to Compel • Fifth Amendment Privilege

Johnson v. Tele-Media Co., PICS Case No. 14-0694 (Pa. Super. April 24, 2014) Lazarus, J. (10 pages).

Quiet Title Action • Intervention • Adverse Possession

Szary v. Zoning Hearing Bd. of Tredyffrin Township, PICS Case No. 14-0686 (C.P. Chester April 14, 2014), Tunnell, J. (6 pages).

Zoning Ordinance • Application for Use Variance • Burden of Proof • Zoning Hearing Board Error

Robertson-Armstrong v. Robinson Helicopter Co., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0697 (E.D. Pa. April 22, 2014) Bartle, J. (18 pages).

Diversity Jurisdiction • Principal Place of Business • "Nerve Center" Test • Personal Injury

Johnson v. Federal Express Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0693 (M.D. Pa. April 22, 2014) Conner, J. (10 pages).

Race Discrimination • Sex Discrimination • Statute of Limitations • Payroll Accrual Rule

Tekman v. Berkowitz, PICS Case No. 14-0702 (E.D. Pa. April 28, 2014), Ditter, J. (11 pages).

Professional Negligence • Accounting and Financial Services • Fiduciary Duty • Surrender of Control • Breach

U.S. Bank Nat'l Ass'n v. Iwanejko, PICS Case No. 14-0687 (C.P. Lawrence April 10, 2014), Motto, P.J. (11 pages).

Foreclosure Action • Sufficiency of Pleadings • Admission • Pa.R.Civ.P. 1029 • Issues of Material Fact

Jeremy M. Warnick v. All Saints Episcopal Church, PICS Case No. 14-0683 (C.P. Philadelphia April 15, 2014) Rau, J. (35 pages).

Performance • Defamation • Employment Contracts • Hiring/Firing • Ecclestical Courts

In re D.A.T., PICS Case No. 14-0716 (Pa. Super. April 29, 2014) Wecht, J. (18 pages).

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights • Conditions Leading to Removal

Commonwealth v. Akbar, PICS Case No. 14-0689 (Pa. Super. April 30, 2014) Gantman, J. (24 pages).

Sentencing • Severing Trial of Co-Defendants • Confession of Co-Defendant • Cautionary Jury Instructions

G.V. v. Dep't of Pub. Welfare, PICS Case No. 14-0714 (Pa. April 29, 2014) McCaffery, J. (18 pages)

Child Protective Services • ChildLine Registry • Substantial Evidence • Expungement

In Re Sale of Real Estate by Monroe Cnty., PICS Case No. 14-0717 (Pa. Commw. April 30, 2014) Cohn Jubelirer, J. (14 pages).

Real Estate Tax Sale Law • Judicial Tax Sale • Service of Process • Return of Service

In the Interest of W.A., PICS Case No. 14-0701 (Pa. Super. April 30, 2014) Panella, J. (7 pages).

Mental Health Procedures Act • Involuntary Commitment

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Berry, PICS Case No. 14-0688 (Pa. April 9, 2014) (per curiam) (21 pages).

Malpractice • Conflict of Interest • Fraudulent Misrepresentation • Business Transactions with Client • Collateral Estoppel in Disciplinary Matters

A.S. v. William Penn Sch. Dist., PICS Case No. 14-0703 (E.D. Pa. April 10, 2014) Robreno, J. (21 pages).

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act • Free and Appropriate Public Education • Due Process Hearing

Jim Jay Enter. v. Pa. Liquor Control Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0718 (Pa. Commw. April 30, 2014) McGinley, J. (26 pages).

Liquor License • Renewal • Failure to Take Substantial Steps to Prevent Ongoing Criminal Activity

Commonwealth v. Hicks, PICS Case No. 14-0705 (Pa. April 28, 2014) Eakin, J. (13 pages).

Evidence of "Common Scheme" • Cumulative Witnesses • Preclusion of Specific Witnesses at Pre-trial Stage

Commonwealth v. Morales, PICS Case No. 14-0690 (Pa. April 28, 2014) McCaffery, J. (33 pages).

Death Penalty • Sufficiency of Evidence • Disclosure of Witnesses • Competency of Jurors

Commonwealth v. Patterson, PICS Case No. 14-0706 (Pa. April 28, 2014) (per curiam) (35 pages).

Sufficiency of Evidence • Photographic Evidence • Prior Bad Acts • Waiver of Miranda Rights

Hennessy v. Robertson, PICS Case No. 14-0715 (C.P. Philadelphia April 10, 2014) Younge, J. (18 pages)

Negligence • Proximate Cause • Substantial Factor • Force or Series of Forces • Remittitur

Commonwealth v. Lauderbaugh, PICS Case No. 14-0642 (C.P. Lawrence April 15, 2014) Piccione, J. (12 pages).

Burglary • Suspect/Defendant Identification • Vehicle Stop • Motion to Suppress

Yera v. Travelers Ins. Co. of Am., PICS Case No. 14-0632 (Pa. Super. April 22, 2014) Ott, J. (15 pages).

Bad Faith • Commercial Property • Fire Loss • Denial of Insurance Claim • Protective Safeguards Endorsement

Office of Disc. Counsel v. Lawless, PICS Case No. 14-0649 (Pa. March 31, 2014) (per curiam) (34 pages).

Disciplinary Procedures • License Suspension • Alcoholism

West Palm Beach Police Pension Fund v. DFC Global Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0631 (E.D. Pa. April 9, 2014) Schiller, J. (22 pages).

Securities Fraud • Class Action Lawsuit • Presumptive Lead Plaintiff • Greatest Financial Stake • Aggregation of Losses

In the Interest of J.M., PICS Case No. 14-0603 (Pa. Super. April 7, 2014) Strassburger, J. (10 pages).

Juvenile Law • Sexual Assault • Juvenile Offender • SORNA

Commonwealth v. Lauderbaugh, PICS Case No. 14-0642 (C.P. Lawrence April 15, 2014) Piccione, J. (12 pages).

Burglary • Suspect/Defendant Identification • Vehicle Stop • Motion to Suppress

Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co. v. A-1 Bracket, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0626 (E.D. Pa. April 17, 2014) McLaughlin, J. (12 pages).

Declaratory Judgment Action • Construction Dispute • Jurisdiction • Indemnification

Mross v. Voyager Jet Center, LLC, PICS Case No. 14-0625 (Pa. Super. April 1, 2014) Lazarus, J. (7 pages).

Preliminary Objections • Prior Pending Claims • Bankruptcy

Nazareth Hosp. v. Sec. U.S. Dep't of Health and Human Servs., PICS Case No. 14-0492 (3d Cir. April 2, 2014) Rendell, J. (29 pages).

Medicare/Medicaid • Patient Days • Hospital Reimbursement • General Assistance Plans

Barker v. Hostetter, PICS Case No. 14-0619 (E.D. Pa. April 15, 2014) Buckwalter, J. (61 pages).

Septic/Sewer/Water Systems • Fraud • Breach of Warranty • ILSA • Developers

McGinley v. Pa. Bd. of Prob. and Parole, PICS Case No. 14-0623 (Pa. Commw. April 21, 2014) Covey, J. (17 pages).

Parole • Ex Post Facto • Sex Offender Treatment Program • Sentencing Code §9718.1(b)

Davis v. Fidelity Nat. Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0643 (C.P. Lackawanna March 28, 2014) Minora, J. (15 pages).

Breach • Lost Profit Damages • Consequential Damages • Punitive Damages

Commonwealth v. Reyes-Rodriguez, PICS Case No. 14-0634 (Pa. Super. March 18, 2014) Strassburger, J. (21 pages).

Prior Bad Acts • Character Evidence • Jury Instruction • Ineffective Counsel

Biondi v. Motorcycle Safety Services, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0620 (Pa. Super. March 28, 2014) (memorandum) Bender, J. (14 pages).

Wrongful Death and Survival • Waiver • Foreseeable Injury • Assumption of the Risk • Expert Testimony

Riccobono v. Chief Indus., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0670 (C.P. Monroe March 27, 2014) Zulick, J. (6 pages).

Motion Practice • Amended Complaint • Construction Contract • Breach

DiGiacinto v. Obelinas, PICS Case No. 14-0614 (C.P. Lackawanna April 17, 2014) Nealon, J. (18 pages).

Discovery • Physical Examinations • "Good Cause"• Pa.R.Civ.P. 4010 • Evidence

Jankowski v. Fanelli Bros. Trucking Co., PICS Case No. 14-0624 (M.D. Pa. April 22, 2014) Caputo, J. (17 pages).

Disability Discrimination • Failure to Accommodate • Retaliation • Failure to Exhaust • Administrative Remedies

Erskine Brewster Kingsbury Calderon Intervivos Trust, PICS Case No. 14-0640 (C.P. Philadelphia March 26, 2014) Herron, J. (6 pages).

Trusts • Corporate Stock • Express or Implied Beneficiaries • Joinder of Necessary Parties

Weissberger v. Myers, PICS Case No. 14-0630 (Pa. Super. April 22, 2014) Musmanno, J. (10 pages).

Motion Practice • Motion for Summary Judgment • Res Judicata/Collateral Estoppel • Distinguishable Burdens of Proof

Fliegel v. Fliegel, PICS Case No. 14-0646 (C.P. Monroe March 26, 2014) Higgins, J. (7 pages).

Alimony Pendente Lite • Change in Circumstances

The Brooks Group & Assoc., Inc. v. LeVigne, PICS Case No. 14-0629 (E.D. Pa. April 15, 2014) Rufe, J. (30 pages).

Privacy • Electronic Communications Privacy Act • Sufficiency of Allegations • Actual Damages • Doe v. Chao

Shearer v. Davis, PICS Case No. 14-0671 (C.P. Lawrence April 2, 2014) Cox, J. (19 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Modification of Custody • Best Interests of the Child

Bulebosh v. Flannery, PICS Case No. 14-0612 (Pa. Super. April 22, 2014) Bowes, J. (13 pages).

MCARE • Statute of Repose • Accrual of Cause of Action

Sannuti v. Starwood, PICS Case No. 14-0628 (E.D. Pa. April 16, 2014) DuBois, J. (5 pages).

Negligence • Wrongful Death • Federal Diversity Jurisdiction • Remand • Participation Theory of Liability

Commonwealth v. Wilcox, PICS Case No. 14-0622 (C.P. Lycoming March 2014) Lovecchio, J. (19 pages).

Tender Years Hearsay Act • Minor Child Victim • Sexual Assault • Ability/Competency to Testify

Chesapeake Appalachia L.L.C. v. Dep't of Environ. Protection, PICS Case No. 14-0578 (Pa. Commw. April 3, 2014) Brobson, J. (8 pages).

Environmental Hearing Board • Final Action • Consent Order and Agreement

Morgan v. Scogna, PICS Case No. 14-0597 (C.P. Philadelphia March 5, 2014) Massiah-Jackson, J. (8 pages).

Agreement to Arbitrate • Venue of Medical Malpractice Actions • Essential Terms • Unconscionability

Markantonis v. Markantonis, PICS Case No. 14-0607 (C.P. Monroe March 27, 2014) Higgins, J. (11 pages).

Divorce • Equitable Distribution of Property • Valuation of Marital Residence • Post-Nuptial Agreement

In Re Estate of Arlene McDermott, PICS Case No. 14-0596 (C.P. Lycoming March 2014) Lovecchio, J. (11 pages).

Guardianship and Estate Petitions • Competency Hearing • Protector Trust • Standing

Commw. v. Lark, PICS Case No. 14-0601 (Pa. Super. April 9, 2014) Platt, J. (14 pages).

Suppression Hearing • Child Witness • Tainted Identification

Golden v. Grange Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0582 (C.P. Cumberland March 21, 2014) Hess, J. (8 pages).

Breach of Contract • Underinsured Motorist Coverage • Pleading Affirmative Defenses

Morman v. Commonwealth, Dep't of Transp., PICS Case No. 14-0598 (C.P. Monroe March 27, 2014) Williamson, J. (5 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Suspension of Driving Privileges • DUI • Refusal of Chemical Testing • Reasonable Suspicion

K.L v. K.K., PICS Case No. 14-0600 (Pa. Super. April 14, 2014) (memorandum) Bender, J. (62 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Best Interests of Child • Parental Presumption • Rebuttal • Overindulgent Grandparent

Bricklayers of Western Pa. Combined Funds, Inc. v. Scott's Development Co., PICS Case No. 14-0557 (Pa. April 17, 2014)Saylor, J. (25 pages).

Liens • Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law • Standing • Trustee • Employee Union Benefit Trust Fund • "Subcontractor"

Zimmer v. U.S. Bank, N.A., PICS Case No. 14-0594 (C.P. Monroe Feb. 11, 2014) Williamson, J. (11 pages).

Mortgages • Fraudulent Assignment • Predatory Lending

Baasit v. Pa. Bd. of Prob. & Parole, PICS Case No. 14-0590 (Pa. Commw. April 11, 2014) Simpson, J. (19 pages).

Sentencing • Credit for Time Served • Federal and State Computation • Equitable Crediting

Gilbert v. Synagro Cent., PICS Case No. 14-0570 (Pa. Super. April 15, 2014) Donohue, J. (36 pages).

Nuisance • Right to Farm Act • Statute of Repose • "Normal Agricultural Operation"

Hawkins v. Hawkins, PICS Case No. 14-0584 (C.P. Delaware March 26, 2014) Dozor, J. (16 pages).

Divorce • Equitable Distribution of Marital Estate • Coverture Fraction • Marital Property

Furnari v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0588 (Pa. Commw. April 10, 2014) Covey, J. (31 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Claim Petition • Reinstatement Petition • Applicable Burden of Proof • Harmless Error

Commw. v. Henkel, PICS Case No.14-0599 (Pa. Super. April 11, 2014) Bowes, J. (36 pages).

Ineffectiveness of Trial Counsel • Ineffectiveness of PCRA Counsel

Lin v. Rohm and Hass Co., PICS Case No. 14-0586 (E.D. Pa. April 14, 2014) Yohn, J. (23 pages).

Trade Secrets • Title VII Anti-Retaliation • Breach of Contract

LSF8 Master Participation Trust v. Tanana, PICS Case No. 14-0604 (C.P. Lackawanna April 2, 2014) Nealon, J. (14 pages).

Default • Performance • Admissions in Complaint Answer • Judgments

Stabley v. Great Atlantic & Pacific Co., PICS Case No. 14-0595 (Pa. Super. April 10, 2014) Wecht, J. (16 pages).

Judgment • Default Judgment • Petition to Open • Delay in Pleading • Reasonable Explanation • Administrative Error

Commw. v. Landis, PICS Case No. 14-0591 (Pa. Super. April 8, 2014) Fitzgerald, J. (18 pages).

DUI • Blood-Alcohol Test • Suppression of Evidence • Traffic Stop • Probable Cause

Singh Realty, LLC v. Stroud Twp. Zoning Hearing Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0606 (C.P. Monroe March 26, 2014) Zulick, J. (10 pages).

Zoning • Dimensional Variances • Review of Decision of Zoning Hearing Board • Burden of Proof

Goodwin v. Wondra, PICS Case No. 14-0587 (M.D. Pa. April 10, 2014) Munley, J. (34 pages).

Promissory Estoppel • Unjust Enrichment • Breach of Contract

Estate of Nalaschi, PICS Case No. 14-0581 (Pa. Super. April 11, 2014) Donohue, J. (13 pages).

Wills • Testamentary Capacity • Undue Influence

Hargy v. Toner, PICS Case No. 14-0916 (Pa. Super. June 4, 2014) (memorandum) Mundy, J. (12 pages).

Intentional Torts • Abuse of Process • Purposeful Miscalculation of Attorney Fees • Enforcement of Judgment

Weidner v. McCann School of Business, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0585 (C.P. Cumberland March 12, 2014) Hess, J. (10 pages).

Arbitration (ADR) • Contractual Clauses • Clear/Unmistakable Agreement • Laissez-faire Treatment of Arbitration Provision

Commonwealth v. Yeager, PICS Case No. 14-0579 (C.P. Lehigh March 13, 2014) Ford, J. (16 pages).

Attempted Rape • Sentencing • Sexually Violent Predator Status

DeFrancesco v. Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0565 (C.P. Lehigh Jan. 31, 2014) Johnson, J. (13 pages).

Doctor's Failure to Document • Expert Testimony on Standard of Care • Learned Treatises as Authoritative in Practice Area • Scope of Expert Testimony

Advanced Earth Packaging v. MRI Flexible Packaging, PICS Case No. 14-0556 (C.P. Monroe March 25, 2014) Higgins, J. (10 pages).

Breach of Contract • Unjust Enrichment • Tortious Interference with Business Relationships • Gist of the Action

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Commonwealth v. Emanuel, PICS Case No. 14-0491 (Pa. Super. Feb. 26, 2014) Bender, P.J. (7 pages).

Theft by Unlawful Taking • "Movable Property" • "Fixtures" • Radiators and Copper Tubing

JPay, Inc. v. Dep't of Corr., PICS Case No. 14-0545 (Pa. Commw. April 8, 2014) Colins, J. (20 pages).

Government Contracts • Requests for Proposals • Exclusivity • Obligation to Negotiate • Mandatory Requirements

Commonwealth v. Kim, PICS Case No. 14-0562 (C.P. Montgomery Oct. 8, 2013) Smyth, J. (25 pages).

Search and Seizure • Reasonable Suspicion • Consent

J.J. v. M.C., PICS Case No. 14-0554 (C.P. Delaware Feb. 25, 2014), Dozor, J. (26 pages).

Paternity • Intact Marriage • Presumption of Paternity • Rebutted or Inapplicable Presumption

Rodriguez v. Phila. Dep't of Human Servs., PICS Case No. 14-0549 (E.D. Pa. March 6, 2014) Schiller, J. (9 pages).

§1983 Claim • Invasion of Privacy • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Hous. Auth. of Lawrence Cnty. v. Williams, PICS Case No. 14-0560 (C.P. Lawrence March 26, 2014) Motto, P.J. (10 pages).

Eviction • Violation of Lease Agreement by Criminal Conduct • Lis Pendens

New Hope Acad. Charter Sch. v. City of York Sch. Dist., PICS Case No. 14-0548 (Pa. Commw. April 8, 2014) Colins, J. (20 pages).

Charter Schools • Charter Revocation • Academic Standards • Ethics Act

In Re C.S.M.F., PICS Case No. 14-0555 (Pa. Super. April 7, 2014) Bowes, J. (17 pages).

Private Dependency Petition • Child Custody • Standing

Flynn v. Miggy's Corp. Five, PICS Case No. 14-0558 (C.P. Monroe March 27, 2014) Williamson, J. (9 pages).

Personal Injury • Invitees • Notice • Causation • Negligence

Selzer v. Dunkin' Donuts, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0551 (E.D. Pa. April 3, 2014) Pratter, J. (10 pages).

Jury Waiver • Agency Relationship • Enforcement of Jury Waiver on Non-Signatories

Rogan v. Rogan, PICS Case No. 14-0559 (C.P. Monroe March 5, 2014) Higgins, J. (6 pages).

Divorce • Alimony Pendent Lite • Spousal Support • Termination of Support by Agreement • Consideration

Yorston v. Karoly, PICS Case No. 14-0497 (C.P. Lehigh March 12, 2014) McGinley, J. (14 pages).

Discovery • Judgments • UFTA • Definition of Assets • Successor Liability

Diallo v. Barry, PICS Case No. 14-0542 (Pa. Super. March 28, 2014) (memorandum) Lazarus, J. (13 pages).

Sheriff's Sale • Notice of Sheriff's Sale • Postponement of Sheriff's Sale

Havice v. Erie Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0543 (C.P. Cumberland Jan. 21, 2014) Hess, J. (8 pages).

Homeowners' Policy • Breach of Contract • Bad Faith • Fraud • Gist of the Action Doctrine

In the Interest of C.A.G., PICS Case No. 14-0566 (Pa. Super. April 9, 2014) Mundy, J. (25 pages).

Juvenile Law • Adjudication of Delinquency • Multiple Offenses • Delinquency Petition Fees

Harlan v. Transworld Systems, Inc. , PICS Case No. 14-0563 (E.D. Pa. April 8, 2014) Pratter, J. (21 pages).

Fair Debt Collections Practices Act • Notice of Validation Rights

HSBC Bank USA v. Mid Cnty. Res., PICS Case No. 14-0227 (C.P. Monroe Jan. 22, 2014) Mark, J. (8 pages).

Mortgages • Fraudulent Assignment • Petition to Open Judgment

Commonwealth v. Scarborough, PICS Case No. 14-0539 (Pa. Super. April 7, 2014) Elliott, P.J. (17 pages).

Reasonable Suspicion • Unlicensed Concealed Firearms • Grading

Remmert v. EDA Contractors, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0280 (Pa. Super. Feb. 24, 2014) Lazarus, J. (8 pages).

Motion for a New Trial • Rule 227.4 • Entry of Judgment

Schwartz v. Accuratus Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0550 (E.D. Pa. March 24, 2014) Schmel, J. (22 pages).

Negligence • "Take Home" Liability • Beryllium Exposure • Choice of Law

4154 Roosevelt Street, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0535 (Pa. Commw. April 7, 2014) McCullough, J. (18 pages).

Special Exception Permit • Traffic Congestion • Substantial Evidence

Hudak-Bisset v. Cty. of Lackawanna, PICS Case No. 14-0509 (C.P. Lackawanna March 19, 2014) Minora, J. (32 pages).

Negligence • Duty • Common Carrier • Pain and Suffering • Wrongful Death/Survival Claims

French v. Fedorchak, PICS Case No. 14-0506 (C.P. Lawrence March 17, 2014) Motto, P.J. (10 pages).

Personal Injury • Motor Vehicles • Willful, Wanton, or Reckless Conduct • Punitive Damages

Chiodetti v. Fernandes, PICS Case No. 14-0452 (C.P. Philadelphia March 24, 2014) Colins, J. (12 pages).

Expert Witnesses • Notice • Hearsay • Failure to Produce

Pilchesky v. Lackawanna Cnty., PICS Case No. 14-0517 (Pa. March 26, 2014) Stevens, J. (24 pages).

Home Rule Law • Municipal Charter • Referendum

Commonwealth (Bureau of Consumer Prot.) v. Lubisky, PICS Case No. 14-0503 (Pa. Commw. March 28, 2014) Jubelirer, J. (14 pages).

Contempt Order • Finality • Appealability • Service of Process • Opening Default

Liberty Philadelphia REO, L.P. v. EFL Partners V, L.P., PICS Case No.14-0336 (Pa.Super. March 3, 2104) Strassburger, J. (11 pages).

Confession of Judgment • Fair Market Value • Deficiency Judgment • Interest

Verdone v. Pocono Village Mall, PICS Case No. 14-0519 (C.P. Monroe March 3, 2014) Zulick, J. (7 pages).

Motion Practice • Settlement • Civil Procedure • Judgments

Kamara v. Rosemont College, PICS Case No.14-0512 (E.D. Pa. March 31, 2014) Bartle, J. (7 pages).

Gender Discrimination • Wrongful Discharge • Retaliatory Termination

In re Estate of Jodon v. Dana/Glass Properties, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0511 (Pa. Super. April 3, 2014) Wecht, J. (memorandum) (12 pages).

Exclusive Listing Agreement • Promissory Estoppel • Condition Precedent

Murray v. Albright College, PICS Case No. 14-0490 (Pa. Super. April 1, 2014) (memorandum) Mundy, J. (12 pages).

Assumption of the Risk • Foreseeable Retaliation • Educational Institutions

Telwell, Inc. v. Public Sch. Employees' Retirement Sys., PICS Case No. 14-0513 (Pa. Commw. April 1, 2014) Jubelirer, J. (21 pages).

Breach of Contract • Residential and Commercial Real Estate • Government

Kittrell v. Watson, PICS Case No. 14-0518 (Pa. Commw. April 2, 2014) Simpson, J. (16 pages).

Prison Litigation Reform Act • Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies • Prisoner Mailbox Rule

Commonwealth v. Jordan, PICS Case No. 14-0502 (Pa. Super. March 28, 2014) Wecht, J. (23 pages).

CI Disclosure • Contempt • Sanctions • Preclusion of Evidence

Patton v. Worthington Assoc., Inc. , PICS Case No. 14-0447 (Pa. March 26, 2102) Saylor, J. (11 pages).

Workers' Compensation • Statutory Employer Doctrine • Independent Contractor

DiStefano v. Macy's, PICS Case No. 14-0505 (E.D. Pa. March 31, 2014) Shapiro, J. (8 pages).

Receiving Stolen Property • False Arrest/Imprisonment • Malicious Prosecution • Probable Cause

Commonwealth v. Berends, PICS Case No. 14-0523 (C.P. Delaware March 6, 2014) Nilon, J. (8 pages) .

PCRA Relief • Timeliness • Newly Discovered Evidence

Commonwealth v. Brugger, PICS Case No. 14-0500 (Pa. Super. March 25, 2014) Wecht, J. (17 pages).

Motor Vehicles • DUI • Supernatant Blood Testing • Pre-Trial Hearing on Admissibility

Santanna v. Delaware and Hudson Railway Co., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0514 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Munley, J. (13 pages).

Motion Practice • Working Conditions • Occupational Safety and Health • Damages • Liability • Personal Injury

Bechtel v. Bechtel, PICS Case No. 14-0526 (C.P. Berks Jan. 19, 2014) Bucci, J. (24 pages).

Custody • Best Interest of Child • Statutory Factors • Significance of Stability • Extended Family Structure

Commonwealth v. Horne, PICS Case No. 14-0501 (Pa. Super. March 28, 2014) Lazarus, J. (15 pages).

Interstate Agreement on Detainers • Speedy Trial

Egan v. USI Mid-Atlantic, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0495 (Pa. Super April 2, 2014) Bender, J. (45 pages).

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage • Waiver of Policy • Fraud • Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law

Hoffman v. Palace Entertainment, PICS Case No. 14-0327 (E.D. Pa. March 24, 2014), Gardner, J. (27 pages).

Discrimination • Disability Discrimination • Sufficiency of Complaint • Criminal History Record Information Act

Aria Health v. Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund, PICS Case No. 14-0478 (Pa. Commw. March 31, 2014) Colins, J. (22 pages).

MCARE Act • Indemnification for Medical Professional Liability Claims • Health Care Provider

Rockman v. Aciukewicz, PICS Case No. 14-0515 (Pa. Super. April 1, 2014) (memorandum) Donohue, J. (13 pages).

Defamation • Documentary Evidence • Punitive Damages • Abuse of Process

Hall v. Southwestern Pa. Water Auth., PICS Case No. 14-0465 (Pa. Commw. March 17, 2014) Leavitt, J. (8 pages).

Sovereign Immunity • Real Estate Exception • "Dangerous Condition"

Thierry v. Matson, PICS Case No. 14-0471 (C.P. Northampton Feb. 11, 2014) Baratta, J. (13 pages).

Breach • "Gist of the Action" Doctrine • Punitive Damages • UTPCPL

Tindell v. Dept. of Corr., PICS Case No. 14-0475 (Pa. Commw. March 24, 2014) Colins, J. (20 pages).

Cruel and Unusual Punishment • Prisoners' Health • Prison Conditions

Morris v. Morris, PICS Case No. 14-0485 (C.P. Berks Jan. 10, 2014) Lash, J. (34 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Modification of Custody Order • Child's Best Interest • Weekday Visitation • School Difficulties

J & J Sports Prod., Inc. v. Weiner, PICS Case No. 14-0461 (E.D. Pa. March 20, 2014) Kelly, S.J. (15 pages).

Default Judgment • Opening Default Under Fed.R.Civ.P. 60(b) • Service of Process

Von Rosing v. SAP A.G., PICS Case No. 14-0474 (E.D. Pa. March 18, 2014) DuBois, J. (14 pages).

Breach • Unjust Enrichment • Misappropriation of Ideas • Unauthorized Use of Name

Luther P. Miller, Inc. v. Commonwealth, PICS Case No. 14-0462 (Pa. Commw. March 20, 2014) Colins, S.J. (15 pages).

Deficiency Assessment • Nontaxable Sales to School District • Excessive Stock Loss

Segal v. Holber, PICS Case No. 14-0458 (E.D. Pa. March 20, 2014) Sanchez, J. (18 pages).

Appointment of Special Counsel • Interlocutory Review • Discretionary Jurisdiction

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Noonan, PICS Case No. 14-0467 (Pa. Feb. 27, 2014) per curiam (25 pages).

Professional Ethics and Attorney Discipline • Resignation • Criminal Conduct • Duty to Protect Lien • Disbarment on Consent

Ladd v. Borough of West Reading Civil Service Comm'n, PICS Case No. 14-0483 (C.P. Berks March 18, 2014) Sprecher, J. (11 pages).

Demonstrative Evidence • Hiring/Firing • Assault • Civil Service Commission

Madonna v. Francisco, PICS Case No. 14-0476 (E.D. Pa. March 13, 2014) Pratter, J. (15 pages).

Enforcement of Judgment • Piercing Corporate Veil • Claim Preclusion • Breach

Muscarella v. Commw. , PICS Case No.14-0446 (Pa. Commw. March 14, 2014) McCullough, J. (28 pages).

Real Property Tax Rebate • Senior Citizens • "Claimant" • Estates

Troutman v. American Fed. of State Cnty. and Mun. Emps., PICS Case No. 14-0477 (Pa. Commw. March 13, 2014) Leavitt, J. (26 pages).

Collective Bargaining • Unfair Labor Practices • County Code • Filling Vacant Positions

Schell v. Guth, PICS Case No. 14-0468 (Pa. Commw. March 19, 2014) Brobson, J. (33 pages).

Malicious Prosecution • Defamation • Negligence • Sovereign Immunity • Scope of Employment

Rossiter v. City of Phila., PICS Case No. 14-0466 (E.D. Pa. March 17, 2014) Slomsky, J. (20 pages).

Pre-Termination Hearing • "Stigma-Plus" Claim • Retaliation Claim (Freedom to Associate)

Shedden v. Anadarko E&P Co., L.P., PICS Case No. 14-0470 (Pa. Super. March 14, 2014) Musmanno, J. (9 pages).

Lease of Oil and Gas Rights • Bonus Payments • Warranty of Title • Estoppel by Deed

Commonwealth v. Emanuel, PICS Case No. 14-0491 (Pa. Super. Feb. 26, 2014) Bender, J. (7 pages).

Theft by Unlawful Taking of Movable Property • Definition of "Movable Property"

Hunsberger v. Zechman, PICS Case No. 14-0457 (C.P. Lycoming March 12, 2014) Gray, J. (7 pages).

Settlement • Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Commonwealth v. Greely, PICS Case No. 14-4081 (C.P. Berks Jan. 16, 2014) Boccabella, J. (7 pages).

False Identification • Public Drunkenness • Suppression of Evidence • Sufficiency of Evidence

Dominguez v. Yahoo, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0413 (E.D. Pa. March 20, 2014) Baylson, J. (12 pages).

Telephone Consumer Protection Act • Automatic Telephone Dialing System

Commonwealth v. Houghton, PICS Case No. 14-0482 (C.P. Delaware March 2014) Nilon, Jr., J. (6 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief • Rule 1925(b) Statement • Waiver of Appellate Issues

Illinois Ins. Fund v Reliance Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0456 (Pa. Commw. March 21, 2014) Leadbetter, J. (10 pages).

Regulation • Guaranty Association • Liquidation • Priority Levels

Commwealth v. SMP, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0455 (Pa. Super. March 18, 2014) Lazarus, J. (7 pages).

Motor Vehicle • Commercial Vehicle Service Alliance Procedure • Out-of-Service Criteria

Modern Equipment Sales v. Main Street Am. Assurance Co., PICS Case No. 14-0335 (Pa. Super. March 3, 2014) Fitzgerald, J. (9 pages).

Duty to Defend and Indemnify • Bad Faith • Declaratory Relief • Additional Insured

Pa. Turnpike Comm'n v. Teamsters Local No. 77, PICS Case No. 14-0432 (Pa. Commw. March 7, 2014) Covey, J. (16 pages).

Collective Bargaining Agreements • Arbitration • Enforcement •Subcontracting

Commonwealth v. Kinard, PICS Case No. 14-0425 (Pa. Super. March 4, 2014) Ford Elliott, J. (41 pages).

Relevancy of Incriminating Admissions of Other Bad Acts • Expert Testimony • Plea Deal • Sufficiency of Evidence

Commonwealth v. Johnson, PICS Case No. 14-0424 (C.P. Berks March 14, 2014) Keller, J. (12 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief Act • Exceptions to Time Bar

Barnes v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0421 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 26, 2014) Brody, J. (7 pages).

Racial Discrimination/Disparate Treatment • Adverse Employment Action

Nat'l Educ. Fin. Svcs. v. U.S. Bank, PICS Case No. 14-0430 (E.D. Pa. March 6, 2014) Restrepo, J. (10 pages).

Breach • Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing • Termination

Sharp v. Travelers Personal Security Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0437 (C.P. Lackawanna March 7, 2014) Nealon, J. (41 pages).

Discovery • Privilege • Opinion Work Product • Reserve Information • Bad Faith Claim

Commonwealth v. Destephano, PICS Case No. 14-0423 (Pa. Super. March 7, 2014) Lazarus, J. (13 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief Act • Interstate Agreement on Detainers Act • Speedy Trial

A.S. v. Pennsylvania State Police, PICS Case No. 14-0375 (Pa. Commw. March 7, 2014) Pellegrini, J. (41 pages).

Sex Offender Registry • Registration Requirements • Single or Same Criminal Episode

Martinez v. Martinez, PICS Case No. 14-0428 (C.P. Berks Jan. 22, 2014) Bucci, J. (32 pages).

Dissolution of Marriage • Equitable Distribution • Pension Value • Coverture Fraction • Payment Status

Daniel v. City of Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-0443 (Pa. Commw. March 12, 2014) Friedman, S.J. (7 pages).

Service of Process • Good-Faith Attempt • Reinstated Complaint • Statute of Limitations

Perdick v. City of Allentown, PICS Case No. 14-0433 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 26, 2014) Rice, J. (11 pages).

Disability Discrimination • Police Officer • §1983 • Fourteenth Amendment

Sanchez-Guardiola v. Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-0436 (Pa. Commw. March 10, 2014) Simpson, J. (14 pages).

Governmental Immunity • Real Property • Personal Property

Cordes v. Ass'n of Internal Med., PICS Case No. 14-0372 (Pa. Super. March 12, 2014) Wecht, J. (87 pages).

Jury Selection • Challenge for Cause • Appearance of Bias or Impartiality • Per Se Prejudice

A.V. v. S.T., PICS Case No. 14-0420 (Pa. Super. March 7, 2014) Gantman, J. (14 pages).

Child Custody • Physical Custody • Relocation

HSBC Bank v. Mid Cnty. Res., PICS Case No. 14-0227 (C.P. Monroe Jan. 22, 2014) Mark, J. (8 pages).

Mortgage Foreclosure • Mortgage Assignment • Fraud

Joseph v. Scranton Times, PICS Case No. 14-0371 (Pa. Super. March 11, 2014) Strassburger, J. (46 pages).

Intentional Torts • Defamation • Damages • Special Harm

Intertrust GNC v. Interstate Gen. Media, PICS Case No. 14-0254 (C.P. Philadelphia Feb. 11, 2014) McInerney, J. (6 pages.

LLCs • Dissolution • Subject Matter Jurisdiction • Limited Liability Agreement

Rolon v. Lackawanna Cty., PICS Case No. 14-0434 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 19, 2014) Caputo, J. (10 pages).

Disability Discrimination • Police Officer • §1983 • Fourteenth Amendment

Onuffer v. Darby Twp., PICS Case No. 14-0431 (E.D. Pa. March 6, 2014) Pratter, J. (10 pages).

Civil Procedure • Statute of Limitations • Sexual Assault

Lexington Ins. Co. v. 3039 B Street Ass'n, PICS Case No. 14-0427 (E.D. Pa. March 6, 2014) Slomsky, J. (27 pages).

Interpretation • Insurance Law • Policy Terms • Breach of Contract

Wolf v. Wolf, PICS Case No. 14-0440 (CP Philadelphia Feb. 20, 2014) Massiah-Jackson, J. (12 pages).

Quiet Title • Mortgage • Real Estate Partnership

Young v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd. (PICS Case No. 14-0441 (Pa. Commw. March 10, 2014) Jubelirer, J. (15 pages).

Jurisdiction • Subrogation • Documentary Evidence • Employee Benefits

Seitel Data, Ltd. v. Center Twp., PICS Case No. 14-0370 (Pa. Commw. March 7, 2014) McCullough, J. (24 pages).

Subject Matter Jurisdiction • Municipal Ordinances • Seismic Agreements

Commonwealth v. Colon, PICS Case No. 14-0422 (Pa. Super. March 7, 2014) Allen, J. (17 pages).

Speedy Trial • Due Process • Reasonable Delay before Trial

William Michael Lanigan v. T.H.E. Insurance Co., PICS Case No. 14-0410 (Pa. Super. March 14, 2014) Bowes, J. (19 pages).

Interpretation • Policy Terms • Bad Faith • Personal Injury • Wrongful Death

Verizon Pa. Inc. v. Workers' Comp. Appeal Bd., PICS Case No. 14-0439 (Pa. Commw. March 12, 2014) Colins, J. (13 pages).

Workers Compensation • Impairment Rating Evaluation • "Active in Clinical Practice

Rotundo v. Jones, PICS Case No. 14-0404 (C.P. Berks Jan. 27, 2014) Lash, J. (11 pages).

Common Law Marriage • Inconsistent Evidence

Portfolio. v. Tannous, PICS Case No. 14-0385 (C.P. Northampton February 2014) Baratta, J. (8 pages).

Civil Procedure • Request for Admissions • Summary Judgment

Red Vision Sys. v. Nat'l Real Estate Info. Sys., PICS Case No. 14-0411 (C.P. Allegheny Feb. 26, 2014) Wettick, J. (7 pages).

Attorney/Client Privilege with Dissolved Corporations • Fraudulent Transfer • Breach of Contract • Unjust Enrichment

United States v. Cortez-Dutrieville, PICS Case No. 14-0383 (3d Cir. Feb. 26, 2014) Shwartz, J. (10 pages).

Search and Seizure • Standing • Expectation of Privacy

Fleisher v. Fiber Composites, LLC, PICS Case No. 14-0401 (E.D. Pa. March 5, 2014) Padova, J. (31 pages).

Class Actions • Settlement Agreements • Class Certification • Attorney Fees

Dawson v. Holiday Pocono Civic Ass'n, PICS Case No. 14-0402 (C.P. Carbon Jan. 21, 2014), Nanovic, P.J. (27 pages).

Subdivision • Restrictive Covenants • Narrow Construction • Short-term Rental • Residential Purpose • Abandonment

Commonwealth v. Arrington, PICS Case No. 14-0399 (Pa. Feb. 28, 2014) Baer, J. (44 pages).

Capital Cases • Sufficiency and Weight of Evidence • Suppression of Evidence • Jury Instructions

Asset Acceptance, LLC v. Kuhne, PICS Case No. 14-0378 (C.P. Northampton Feb. 2014) Baratta, J. (9 pages).

Verification of Complaint • Insufficient Pleading of Facts • Chain of Title • Breach

Starks v. Coloplast Corp., PICS Case No. 14-0253 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 13, 2014) McLaughlin, J. (21 pages).

Liability • Medical Device Amendments • Federal Preemption • FDA Approval

Matthews v. Unemployment Comp., PICS Case No. 14-0389 (Pa. Commw. March 5, 2014) Brobson, J. (14 pages).

Unemployment Compensation • Willful Misconduct • Good Cause

Commonwealth v. Orie, PICS Case No. 14-0398 (Pa. Super. March 6, 2014) Ott, J. (76 pages).

Double Jeopardy • Preclusion of Testimony • Suppression • Weight and Sufficiency of Evidence

Galarza v. Szalczyk, PICS Case No. 14-0337 (3d Cir. March 4, 2014) Fuentes, C.J.; Barry, C.J., dissenting (28 pages).

Equal Protection • 42 U.S.C. §1983 • Wrongful Detention • Immigration Detainer • 8 C.F.R. §287.7 • Mandatory Nature

White v. Pocono Psychiatric Ass'n, PICS Case No. 14-0400 (C.P. Monroe Feb. 26, 2014) Zulick, J. (16 pages).

Amended Complaint • New Cause of Action • Immunity • Medical Professional Waiver

Moore v. City of Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-0390 (E.D. Pa. March 5, 2014) Baylson, J. (10 pages).

§1983 • Excessive Force • Correctional Facility • Official Capacity • Supervisory Liability

Commonwealth v. Croucher, PICS Case No. 14-0397 (C.P. Lycoming February 2014) Lovecchio, J. (6 pages).

Admissions • Administrative Hearing Transcripts • Evidentiary Rulings after Mistrial

Commonwealth v. Green, PICS Case No. 14-0381 (Pa. Super. March 5, 2014) Platt, J. (8 pages).

Probation Conditions • Right Against Self-Incrimination

Hasty v. Montgomery Cty., PICS Case No. 14-0394 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 28, 2014) Surrick, J. (21 pages).

Section 1983 • Pretrial Detainees • Prison Medical Care • Supervisory Liability

Campbell v. Commw. of Pa., PICS Case No. 14-0386 (Pa. Commw. March 6, 2014) Brobson, J. (16 pages).

Driving Licenses • License Suspension • Blood Alcohol Testing

Black v. Cmty. Educ. Ctrs., Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0379 (E.D. Pa. March 4, 2014) DuBois, J. (16 pages).

Discrimination • Arbitration Clauses • Wrongful Termination • Negligent Supervision • Emotional Distress

Commonwealth v. Wiggins, PICS Case No. 14-0405 (C.P. Montgomery Feb. 19, 2014) Smyth, J. (36 pages).

Search and Seizure • Application for Search Warrant • Pa.R.Crim.P. 203(C) • Audio-Visual Communication

Gale v. City of Philadelphia, PICS Case No. 14-0340 (Pa. Commw. March 4, 2014) Colins, S.J. (8 pages).

Liability • Sovereign Immunity • Tort Claims Act • Vehicle Exception • "Operation"

Santiago v. Collins, PICS Case No. 14-0384 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 20, 2014) Yohn, J. (22 pages).

Habeas Corpus • Aggravated Assault • Attempted Burglary • Failure to Call Witness • Hearsay

D.M. v. V.B., PICS Case No. 14-0359 (Pa. Super. March 3, 2014) Strassburger, J. (12 pages).

Custody and Child Support • Paternity Testing • Collateral Estoppel • Paternity by Estoppel

Commonwealth v. Orellana, PICS Case No. 14-0360 (Pa. Super. Feb. 24, 2014) Wecht, J. (12 pages).

Anders/Santiago Briefs • Withdrawal of Court-Appointed Counsel

Phillips v. Lock, PICS Case No. 14-0351 (Pa. Super. Feb. 28, 2014) Platt, J. (29 pages).

Motor Vehicles • Substitution of Defendant

Willis v. Norristown Area Sch. Dist., PICS Case No. 14-0345 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 20, 2014) DuBois, J. (18 pages).

Discrimination • Disability Discrimination • Hiring/Firing • Americans with Disabilities Act

Commonwealth v. Gesslein, PICS Case No. 14-0361 (C.P. Lehigh Dec. 20, 2014), Steinberg, J. (34 pages).

Sufficiency of Evidence • Manslaughter • Self Defense • Mutually Inconsistent Inferences • Conflicting Testimony

In re Gisondi, PICS Case No. 14-0355 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 20, 2014) Pratter, J. (8 pages).

TILA • Notice of Right to Cancel • Presumption of Delivery • "Self-Serving" Testimony

Citizens Ins. Co. of Am. v. Ung, PICS Case No. 14-0281 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 21, 2014) Restrepo, J. (21 pages).

Homeowners' Insurance • Coverage of Third Party • Notice • "Occurrence"/Acts of Negligence"

In re O.M.H., PICS Case No. 14-0366 (C.P. Berks Jan. 24, 2014) Keller, J. (12 pages).

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights • Condition Leading to Removal • Partner's History of Child Sexual Abuse

U.S. v. Hicks, PICS Case No. 14-0347 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 20, 2014) Sanchez, J. (28 pages).

Motion for New Trial • Newly Discovered Evidence • Impeachment Evidence • Fed. R. Crim. P. 33

Kelly v. Northeastern Educ. Intermediate Unit, PICS Case No. 14-0233 (C.P. Lackawanna Feb. 12, 2014) Nealon, J. (30 pages).

Right-to-Know Law • "Governmental Function" • Independent Auditor

Hemdel v. Schuylkill Valley Sch., PICS Case No. 14-0356 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 20, 2014) Rufe, J. (8 pages).

Due Process • Equal Protection • Student Suspension • Supplemental Jurisdiction

Commonwealth v. Davis, PICS Case No. 14-0362 (Pa. Super. Feb. 25, 2014) Bender, P.J. (17 pages).

Post Conviction Relief • Timeliness of PCRA Appeal • Governmental Interference Exception

Estate of Cynthia Ann Fuller, PICS Case No. 14-0358 (Pa. Super. March 3, 2014) Fitzgerald, J. (10 pages).

Forfeit of Interest • Parental Abandonment of Minor Child

Standen v. Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, Inc., PICS Case No. 14-0348 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 19, 2014) Munley, J. (21 pages).

Gender Discrimination • Sexual Harassment • Hostile Work Environment • Statute of Limitations

Pa. Oil and Gas Ass'n v. U.S. Forest Serv., PICS Case No. 14-0278 (W.D. Pa. Feb. 21, 2014) Hornak, J. (14 pages).

Environmental Review • Mineral and Gas Interests • Drilling Restrictions

Freeman v. Murphy, PICS Case No. 14-0357 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 24, 2014) Slonsky, J. (9 pages).

§1983 Liability • Constitutional Deprivations • Failure to Train • Malicious Prosecution

Dean v. Dean, PICS Case No. 14-0365 (C.P. Berks Jan. 15, 2014) Lash, J. (24 pages).

Divorce Proceedings • Equitable Distribution • Marital Assets • Coverture Fraction • Principles of Equity

Heffner v. Murphy, PICS Case No. 14-0262 (3d Cir. Feb. 19, 2014) McKee, J. (48 pages).

Statutory Warrantless Searches • Dormant Commerce Clause • Contract Clause • Commercial Speech

Segarra v. Philadelphia Parking Auth., PICS Case No. 14-0349 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Rufe, J. (8 pages).

Hostile Work Environment • Retaliation • Title VII • Gender Discrimination • Assault and Battery

Commonwealth v. Fears, PICS Case No. 14-0326 (Pa. Feb. 19, 2014) Eakin, J. (41 pages).

Death Penalty • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel • Aggravating Circumstances • Mitigation • Guilty Plea

Guffey v. Kyriazis, PICS Case No. 14-0192 (C.P. Lackawanna Feb. 3, 2014) Minora, J. (17 pages).

Supplemental Discovery • Favoritism of Expert Witnesses

Forester v. Allstate Ins. Co., PICS Case No. 14-0319 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 11, 2014) Kane, J. (13 pages).

Policy Terms • "Earth Movement Exclusion" • Water Damage Exclusion • Summary Judgment

M.R. v. Ridley Sch. Dist., PICS Case No. 14-0314 (3d Cir. Feb. 20, 2014) Lipez, J. (32 pages).

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act • "Stay-put" Provision • Reimbursement of Private School Costs • Timeliness of Reimbursement Claim

Source Healthcare Analytics v. SDI Health, PICS Case No. 14-0116 (C.P. Philadelphia Jan. 14, 2014) McInerney, J. (35 pages).

Successor Liability • Valuation • Sales • Breach of Contract • Fraud • Mergers and Acquisitions

The North River Ins. Co. v. Mine Safety Appliances Co., PICS Case No. 14-0261 (C.P. Allegheny Feb. 13, 2014) Wettick, J. (19 pages).

Liability • Personal Injury • Ultra-Hazardous Activity • Policy Terms

Graboff v. The Colleran Firm, PICS Case No. 14-0317 (3d Cir. Feb. 20, 2014) Greenberg, J. (24 pages).

Defamation • False Light • Jury Interrogatories

Humphrey v. Wells Fargo Bank, PICS Case No. 14-0332 (C.P. Monroe Dec. 26, 2013) Zulick, J. (4 pages).

Negligence • Duty of Care • Bank/Customer Relationship

Commonwealth v. Jurczak, PICS Case No. 14-0323 (Pa. Super. Feb. 21, 2014) Allen, J. (15 pages).

Sentencing • DUI • County Intermediate Punishment Plan • House Arrest • Electronic Monitoring

Commonwealth v. Ali, PICS Case No. 14-0341 (Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Stevens, J. (14 pages).

Post-Conviction Relief • Mental Competency

United States v. Trimble, PICS Case No. 14-0307 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Brody, J. (7 pages).

Habeas Corpus • Case or Controversy • Cognizable Claims

Malibu Media LLC v. Doe, PICS Case No. 14-0135 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 11, 2014) Rambo, J. (7 pages).

Expedited Discovery • Reasonableness Standard • Copyright Infringement

Sullivan v. Temple Univ., PICS Case No. 14-0310 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 19, 2014) DuBois, J. (11 pages).

Age Discrimination • Motion in Limine • Hearsay

Commonwealth v. Eiseman, PICS Case No. 14-0327 (Pa. Commw. Feb. 19, 2014) Simpson, J. (44 pages).

Medicaid • Trade Secrets • Confidential Proprietary Information • Open Records

Commonwealth v. Partee, PICS Case No. 14-0325 (Pa. Super. Feb. 20, 2014) Bowes, J. (11 pages).

Guilty Plea • Specific Performance • Sex Offender Registration

Theresa Zorbah v. School Dist. of City of Phila., PICS Case No. 14-0287 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 10, 2014) O'Neil, J. (17 pages).

Liability • Excessive Force • Intentional Torts • Assault • Personal Injury

Commonwealth v. Yale, PICS Case No. 14-0333 (C.P. Monroe Jan. 8, 2014) Zulick, J. (33 pages).

Bill of Particulars • Suppression of Statements • Hearsay • Expert Reports • Prior Bad Acts • Polygraph

Perelman v. Perelman, PICS Case No.14-0132 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Padova, J. (25 pages).

Employee Benefits • Standing • Summary Judgment • ERISA

It's All Wireless, Inc. v. Woot, PICS Case No. 14-0331 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 12, 2014) Rufe, J. (14 pages).

Discovery • Motion Practice • Pre-trial Procedure • Sanction of Dismissal

Deutsche Bank v. Adamson, PICS Case No. 14-0145 (C.P. Monroe Dec. 23, 2013) Zulick, J. (8 pages).

Default Judgment • Petition to Open • Petition to Strike • Fatal Defect on Face of Record

Commonwealth v. Seskey, PICS Case No. 14-0328 (Pa. Super. Feb. 19, 2014) Wecht, J. (14 pages).

PCRA Relief • Newly Recognized Constitutional Right • Juvenile Sentencing • Retroactivity

Bretz v. Central Bucks Sch. Dist., PICS Case No. 14-0305 (Pa. Commw. Feb. 21, 2014) McCullough, J. (19 pages).

Improvements • Water Drainage • Common Enemy Rule • Subdivision and Land Development

Dental Benefit Providers, Inc. v. Eiseman, PICS Case No. 14-0320 (Pa. Commw. Feb. 19, 2014) Simpson, J. (30 pages).

Provider Rates • Medicaid • "Public Records" • Third Party Records

Glenn v. Allegheny Cnty., PICS Case No. 14-0318 (3d Cir. Feb. 20, 2014) Smith, J. (23 pages).

Fundamental Fairness • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel • Procedural Default

Commonwealth v. Slocum, PICS Case No. 14-0329 (Pa. Super. Feb. 21, 2014) Platt, J. (31 pages).

Concealment of Child • Corruption of Minors • Sufficiency of Evidence

Caldwell v. Nodiff, PICS Case No. 14-0322 (E.D. Pa Feb. 18, 2014) Dubois, J. (21 pages).

Disability Discrimination • Race Discrimination • Sex Discrimination • PHRA

Myers v. Moore, PICS Case No. 14-0230 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 12, 2014) DuBois, J. (15 pages).

Compensatory Damages • Punitive Damages • Contribution or Set-Off

Seamans v. Temple Univ., PICS Case No. 14-0277 (3d Cir. Feb. 21, 2014) Vanaskie, J. (33 pages).

Fair Credit Reporting Act • Higher Education Act • Federal Education Loans

U.S. v. Marrero, PICS Case No. 14-0308 (3d Cir. Feb. 19, 2014) Hardiman, J. (24 pages).

Sentencing Guidelines • "Career Offender"

Matharu v. Muir, PICS Case No. 14-0265 (Pa. Super. Feb. 21, 2014) Donohue, J. (31 pages).

Duty to a Third Party • Physician-Patient Relationship • Statutes of Limitation and Repose

Grosklos v. York Railway Co., PICS Case No. 14-0316 (M.D. Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Jones, J. (13 pages).

Railroads • Federal Employers' Liability Act • Statute of Limitations • Negligence • Summary Judgment

U.S. v. John-Baptiste, PICS Case No. 14-0309 (3d Cir. Feb. 19, 2014) McKee, C.J. (38 pages).

Extortion • Conspiracy • RICO • Evidence • Prosecutorial Misconduct

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

Martinez v. Uckele, PICS Case No. 14-0134 (C.P. Monroe Dec. 9, 2013) Williamson, J. (10 pages).

Summary Judgment • Wrongful Death • Prior Criminal Conviction

In re Grand Jury Subpoena, PICS Case No. 14-0299 (3d Cir. Feb. 12, 2014) Fisher, J. (23 pages).

Attorney-Client Privilege • Crime-Fraud Exception • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Commonwealth v. Johnson, PICS Case No. 14-0304 (Pa. Feb. 18, 2014) Castille, C.J. (38 pages).

Invalid Arrest Warrant • Good Faith Arrest • Seizure of Evidence • Exclusionary Rule

Montgomery County v. Merscorp, PICS Case No. 14-0231 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 11, 2014) Joyner, J. (37 pages).

Class Action • Fed.R.Civ.P. 23 • Certification Requirements

Thomas v SCI-Graterford, PICS Case No. 14-0290 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 12, 2014) O'Neill, J. (14 pages).

Inmates • Conditions of Confinement • §1983 Suit • Eighth Amendment • Qualified Immunity

U.S. v. Richard Banks, PICS Case No.14-0288 (3d Cir. Feb. 12, 2013) Nygaard, J. (8 pages).

Contract • Interpretation • Banking Crimes • Fraud

Ball v. Comm'r. of Int. Rev., PICS Case No. 14-0293 (3d Cir. Feb. 12, 2014) Van Antwerpen, J. (25 pages).

S Corporation • Qualified Subchapter S Subsidiary • "Item of Income"