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Shannon Investments, LP v. Joyce Outdoor Advertising Wallscapes, LLC

In this declaratory judgment action, Joyce Outdoor Advertising Wallscapes, LLC appealed from the order granting Shannon Investments, L.P.'s “Motion to Strike Appellant’s Praecipes for Writs to Join Additional Defendants and to Amend the Caption." The Pennsylvania Superior Court quashed the appeal, ruling the trial court's order was interlocutory and not…

Shannon Investments, LP v. Joyce Outdoor Advertising Wallscapes, LLC
Pennsylvania Superior Court

In this declaratory judgment action, Joyce Outdoor Advertising Wallscapes, LLC appealed from the order granting Shannon Investments, L.P.’s “Motion to Strike Appellant’s Praecipes for Writs to Join Additional Defendants and to Amend the Caption.” The Pennsylvania Superior Court quashed the appeal, ruling the trial court’s order was interlocutory and not appealable. The Court found that… Continue reading Shannon Investments, LP v. Joyce Outdoor Advertising Wallscapes, LLC

United States v. Alexander
3rd Circuit

In United States v. Alexander,  Appellant filed an interlocutory appeal from the District Court’s order denying various pretrial motions to dismiss the original and superseding indictments against her on the ground that a victim of one of the charged crimes served on the grand jury that returned the original indictment. (Subsequent to learning about the… Continue reading United States v. Alexander

Schmitt v. State Farm Auto Ins. Co.
Pennsylvania Superior Court

In Schmitt v. State Farm Ins. Co., State Farm appealed the trial court’s grant of partial summary judgment. Critically, the trial court resolved the appellee’s declaratory-judgment action but did not resolve the issue of damages. The Superior Court quashed the appeal as interlocutory and unreviewable. The Court analogized the case to Bolmgren v. State Farm… Continue reading Schmitt v. State Farm Auto Ins. Co.

The Superior Court quashed the appeal in K.T.R. v. L.S. because, though the trial court did not render its reconsidered decision within 120 days of its decision to grant reconsideration, the court had scheduled a hearing at which additional testimony was to be taken. Therefore, pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. 1930.2(e), the order, which was the subject of… Continue reading K.T.R. v L.S.