Category: Pennsylvania Superior Court

Frezghi v. Tesfamariam

In this quiet title case, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order granting plaintiffs a new trial and issued an ominous warning that the court “must not allow

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Commonwealth v. Wright

The Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated the defendant’s sentence for simple assault because the lower court erred in awarding restitution to The Phia Group, a recovery and reimbursement subrogation vendor. The

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Commonwealth v. Farkas

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the defendant’s conviction of Medicaid Fraud—Submission of False Information. The defendant received money from Medicaid for caring for her elderly father. But she had other

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Adams v. Mt. Lebanon Operations

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the order overruling Mt. Lebanon Operations’ preliminary objections requesting a transfer to binding arbitration of wrongful death and survival claims. Mt. Lebanon argued that an arbitration provision was valid

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Commonwealth v. Wolf

The Pennsylvania Superior Court swatted away the defendant’s challenges to his registration obligations under Subchapter H of SORNA, 42 Pa.C.S. §§ 9799.10-9799.42. The defendant claimed that the registration requirements amounted

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Commonwealth v. Dixon

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the defendant’s second-degree murder, conspiracy, and robbery convictions. The Court disposed of the defendant’s four claims: 1.) the trial court erred in denying his motion

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Commonwealth v. Landis

The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed one of the rarest orders: the grant of a new trial because the verdict was against the weight of the evidence. The case centered around

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Commonwealth v. Anderson

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the order that granted the defendant’s suppression motion. The Commonwealth contended the lower court erred in categorizing the police officers’ interaction with the defendant as

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Commonwealth v. Risoldi

The Pennsylvania Superior Court heard this case for the second time. In this iteration, the defendant challenged her sentence, arguing that the sentence was illegal because the sentencing court did

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In re Scaife

In this case, the parties asked the Pennsylvania Superior Court to balance the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine with a trustee’s duty to inform beneficiaries regarding the trust’s

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