Search:
Weekly Caselaw Updates

Sign up here to receive a weekly email with summaries of every precedential case out of the Third Circuit and the appellate courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. No fluff. No filler. No fee.

Persuasive Ghostwriters

At Sullivan | Simon, we offer ghostwriting, researching, editing and Bluebooking, as well as consulting services to busy litigators. Most lawyers prefer not to be bothered with the tedium of research and writing. If this describes you, call Matt and David. We will thoroughly and timely complete the job for you.

We also read every precedential opinion of the state as well as federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and summarize those opinions to help you stay up to date on the law. Those summaries are posted on this website and in a weekly report. Sign up below so that our weekly report of case summaries hits your Inbox.

IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE

Heavy Workload

Heavy Workload

 Vacation

Vacation

 Other<br />Personal<br />Commitments

Other
Personal
Commitments

Hiring Attorney Contact Us
Sullivan Simon
Attorneys with 20+ years of litigation experience.

requests basic information
about case
Within 24 hours,

flat-fee quote

Delivers Final
Product
  • On Time
  • On Budget
  • Ready to File

Summaries of Recent Opinions

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court vacated the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review’s order dismissing Claimant’s appeal of the denial of her request to backdate her application for benefits as untimely under Section 501(e) of the Unemployment Compensation Law. Claimant stated that she delayed filing her initial claim because she did not know she could file for… Continue reading Walthour v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Rev.

Read more

This appeal involved the interaction of two federal laws: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Bankruptcy Code. The Third Circuit held that the ACA’s shared responsibility payment is a tax “on or measured by income.” Thus, the Court joined those courts that hold the shared responsibility payment is entitled to priority… Continue reading In re Szczyporski

Read more

After the Miller and Montgomery decisions, the trial court resentenced the defendant, a juvenile lifer, to imprisonment of 55 years to life. The defendant appealed, challenging the legality of the sentence as a de facto life without the possibility of parole (“LWOP”) and the discretionary aspects of his sentence. The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed, holding… Continue reading Commonwealth v. Miller

Read more
Weekly Caselaw Updates

Sign up here to receive a weekly email with summaries of every precedential case out of the Third Circuit and the appellate courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. No fluff. No filler. No fee.