Hurt v. Penn Central Corp.

In Hurt¬† v. Penn Central Corp., Appellant, who is the personal representative for the estate of the decedent, appealed from an order granting Penn Central Corp.’s motion to dismiss the complaint filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia Co. based on the doctrine of forum non conveniens, for re-filing in a more appropriate forum. The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed, ruling that the trial court properly weighed the private and public factors while using the correct evidentiary burden.

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