In dismissing plaintiff's appeal, Pennsylvania's Superior Court cited a litany of errors and violations of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure. Plaintiff failed to cite to any relevant legal authority, failed to divide her brief “into as many parts as
Every element of negligence must be proven. Plaintiff cannot recover if there is proof of negligence and danages, but no proof of a causal connection. For a detailed summary of the case of Koziar v.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently affirmed a trial court’s ruling regarding the transfer of venue from Philadelphia County to Somerset County in Pennsylvania. For a detailed summary of the case of Timothy Watson v. Nick J.
The Middle District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that an insured’s breach of contract lawsuit against his auto insurer was not barred by the applicable four-year statute of limitations. The Court denied Travelers Casualty Company’s Motion for Summary
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently held that an auto salvage business is entitled to coverage against claims that an explosion in its yard resulted in fire damage to neighboring properties.
The Middle District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that an insurer did not act in bad faith in denying a claim to a woman who was injured while attempting to stop a robbery. For a detailed summary of the case of Smerdon and Spaulding v.
An issue that comes up when representing companies is whether the outside attorney defending the company also represents the company’s employees.
A Pennsylvania federal court recently decided whether a landlord’s insurer can shift a shopping center’s responsibility in a slip and fall case to a tenant’s insurer. For a detailed summary of the case of Liberty Mutual Insurance v.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed the standard upon which an insurer’s defense obligations are triggered under Pennsylvania law. This case confirms that courts applying Pennsylvania law will apply the four corners test to determine whether an
Policyholder was driving a delivery truck for work when he swerved to avoid another vehicle. In doing so, he lost control of his truck and suffered injuries. The other vehicle fled the scene. Policyholder had a personal policy with Erie Insyrance at the time