Tag: #CivPro

Adams v. Erie Ins. Co.

In Adams v. Erie Ins. Co., the Superior Court quashed the appeal because a final judgment pursuant to Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 227.4 had not been entered by the

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Scalla v. KWS, Inc.

Persuasive legal writing matters. Don’t believe us, ask KWS, Inc. In Scalla v. KWS, Inc., the Superior Court issued a thorough dressing-down of the company’s attempt to reopen a default

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Guiser v. Sieber

In Guiser v. Seiber the Superior Court quashed the appeal, in part, because the appellant did not wait for the trial court to rule on post-sentence motions and enter judgment. But

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Seigelstein v. Shrewsbury Motors, Inc.

The Appellate Division in Seigelstein v. Shrewsbury Motors, Inc., reiterated the importance of the “lodestar” principal regarding attorneys fees originally set forth in Rendine v. Pantzer, whereby the starting point in

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In re Suboxone Antitrust Litig.

In the case of In re Suboxone Antitrust Litig., the 3rd Circuit affirmed granting class certification to a group who purchased Suboxone from its manufacturer. The class alleged that the

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Bank Leumi USA v. Kloss

In a certified question from the 3rd Circuit, the NJ Supreme Court held Bank Leumi USA v. Kloss that the entire controversy does not preclude a party who is successful

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Temple v. Providence Care Ctr.

In Temple v. Providence Care Ctr., the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a trial court has the authority to halt proceedings and sua sponte order a mistrial only where there is

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Carr v. Michuk

More than one month after a defense verdict in a non-jury trial, the plaintiff filed a motion for leave to file a post-trial motion nunc pro tunc. The trial court denied

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Little v. Kia Motors America

This class action proceeded to trial and the jury agreed with the plaintiffs that the defendant breached express and implied warranties by selling the plaintiffs cars with defective brake pads.

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