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Legal Bytes

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Amendments to Pa.R.A.P. 2572 on timing of movement of record on remand effective April 1, 2017.

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Theory that anticipatory breach starts running of S/L time period waived if not included in Rule 1925(b) concise statement,

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on Legal Bytes

Carefully Guard the Confidentiality of Privileged Communications

A recent decision from the Pennsylvania Superior Court serves as a reminder that lawyers and clients must guard carefully the confidentiality of privileged communications.

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Civil Litigation, Ethics, Young Attorneys|Tags: |Comments Off on Carefully Guard the Confidentiality of Privileged Communications

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Civil Procedure

Damages limited under Pa.R.C.P. 1311.1 do not include attorney’s fees added after verdict, Grimm v. Universal Medical Services, Inc., et al, March 1, 2017

Criminal Law

Vehicle Code mandatory 5 year sentence for DUI, second offense, not required; Court can use discretion under Sentencing Code, Comm. v. Watson, March 8, 2017

Commonwealth exercised due […]

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Civil Procedure

Damages limited under Pa.R.C.P. 1311.1 do not include attorney’s fees added after verdict, Grimm v. Universal Medical Services, Inc., et al, March 1, 2017

Criminal Law

Sentence for recidivist retail theft cannot use facts underlying NY conviction for petit larceny to show statutes are similar,  Comm. v. Vandyke, March 1, 2017

Changes to Pa.R.E. […]

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Lis pendens is not available when complaint is for money damages under Stock Purchase Agreement.