personal injury

Legal Bytes–Sept. 5, 2017

Legal Bytes--Sept. 5, 2017

Legal Bytes – August 22, 2017

Legal Bytes - August 22, 2017

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Civil Procedure

SCOTUS states black-letter law on international mail service, Water Splash, Inc., v. Menon, May 22, 2017

Deadline for comments on proposed change in tenant appeal period for DR violence victims coming up fast, June 6, 2017, Pa.RCPMDJ amendments, May 25, 2017

Proposed new PaRCP 2005 to govern procedure […]

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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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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. […]

PBI’s Week In Review

New Matter in protracted custody litigation not the type of pleading subject to Dragonetti, P.J.A. v. H.C.N., February 13, 2017

Injured Bus Passenger Barred from Suing SEPTA under “Jerk and Jolt” Doctrine

A SEPTA bus passenger who was injured after being thrown from her seat could not sue SEPTA for damages because the bus’s movement was not unusual or extraordinary, the Commonwealth Court ruled in Bost-Pearson v. SEPTA.