Carr v. Michuk

More than one month after a defense verdict in non-jury trial, plaintiff filed a motion for leave to file a post-trial motion nunc pro tunc. The trial court denied that, claiming that plaintiff did not show he was appropriately diligent. The Superior Court reversed, though, after finding that the prothonotary failed to note in the docket … Read more

Rubin v. Tress

Plaintiff-appellant was a lawyer representing himself in an action to recover unpaid legal fees. Seemingly not content with simply proving true the old adage about a lawyer representing himself, the lawyer was also rather curt and disrespectful, as well as foolish. He alleged in his complaint that he gave the proper 30-day notice required under … Read more