The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently affirmed a trial court’s granting of summary judgment in favor of the defendant grocery store in a slip and fall case. For a detailed summary of the case of Barrios v.
District Judge Baylson for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted Wal-Mart’s motion for summary judgment against plaintiff’s slip and fall claim. For a detailed summary of the case of Pace v.
PADC held a ceremony at its October monthly luncheon to mark donations made by PADC to charities designated by PADC 2018 annual award recipients. Donations were made to Villanova University Law School on behalf of William J.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently affirmed a trial court’s defense verdict after a resident in a townhome community brought an action against the homeowners association after she tripped and fell on branches located on the steps to a common area.
The plaintiff, a resident of the defendant homeowners’ association, brought suit to recover for injuries she sustained after she fell in a common area leading to her town home in a residential community managed by the defendant. The residential community in which she lived is a mixed town home/single family residence community. The plaintiff claimed that she could not see branches in the dark as she climbed the steps that evening. After two days of trial, the jury found that the defendant homeowners’ association was not negligent.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently issued a decision that will make it easier to file a lawsuit against state government agencies involved in car accidents. The Court considered whether the involuntary movement of a vehicle constitutes an operation of a motor vehicle for purposes of the vehicle liability exception to governmental immunity under 42 Pa.C.S. § 8542(b)(1).
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently filed a precedential decision holding an insurer is permitted to file an action for contribution against a licensee that allegedly serves a visibly intoxicated customer who causes injuries to a third-party.
A Pennsylvania court held it is the insured’s burden to establish that an exception to an exclusion is applicable, thus, placing its claim within the coverage of an insurance policy. For a detailed summary of Jack Troki Dev. Co. v. Robert H.
A Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas found that a driver knowingly operating a motor vehicle while fatigued was sufficient to support the award of punitive damages. For a detailed summary of Livingston v.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently analyzed the circumstances under which an insured is in “possession” of a vehicle for coverage purposes. For a detailed summary of the case of State Farm Automobile Insurance Co. v.