Failor v. FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.

In Failor v. FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., the Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated an order from the Court of Common Pleas that had dismissed a slip-and-fall complaint based on  42 Pa.C.S. § 5322(e) and forum non conveniens. The injury occurred at a FedEx site in Maryland, but the injured employee lived in Pennsylvania and was about … Read more

Commonwealth v. Arrington

In Commonwealth v. Arrington, the defendant appealed his convictions of various offenses, including Involuntary Manslaughter, Conspiracy to Commit Involuntary Manslaughter, and Drug Delivery Resulting in Death. On appeal, he argued that Conspiracy to Commit Involuntary Manslaughter is not cognizable in PA; that venue was proper in a different county; and that the trial court should … Read more

Hangey v. Husqvarna Prof’l Products, Inc.

In Hangey v. Husqvarna Prof’l Products, Inc., the plaintiffs filed a complaint as a result of injuries sustained when Mr. Hangey was maimed when he fell off his lawnmower, and the lawnmower ran over his legs while the blades were still engaged. The trial court sustained the defendant’s preliminary objections to venue. In finding venue … Read more

Matthews v. Erie Ins. Grp.

The plaintiff in a motor-vehicle-accident case appealed from an order of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas that sustained the defendant’s preliminary objections because the venue should have been in the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. In Matthews v. Erie Ins. Grp., the Superior Court agreed. The plaintiff sued because the defendant insurance company, … Read more