Statute of Limitations

PennDOT can Proceed with Condemnation under Reauthorized Acquisition Plan

The Eminent Domain Code does not prohibit PennDOT from revising or reauthorizing a land acquisition plan in order to extend the time for filing its declaration of taking, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court held in In Re: Condemnation by Com., Dept. of Transp. .

By | 2016-02-10T10:03:31+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Categories: Administrative Law, Real Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on PennDOT can Proceed with Condemnation under Reauthorized Acquisition Plan

Superior Court Defines Statute of Limitations for Declaratory Judgment on Insurer’s Duty to Defend and Indemnify

The statute of limitations for a declaratory judgment action brought by an insurance company regarding its duty to defend and indemnify begins to run when a cause of action for a declaratory judgment arises, an en banc Superior Court panel held in Selective Way Ins. Co. v. Hospitality Group Services, Inc..

By | 2015-07-27T14:40:49+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Civil Litigation, Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Superior Court Defines Statute of Limitations for Declaratory Judgment on Insurer’s Duty to Defend and Indemnify

Two-Year Statute of Limitations for Asbestos-Related Wrongful Death Action Commences on Date of Diagnosis

All actions for injury or death related to asbestos are subject to a two-year statute of limitations that commences when the afflicted person is diagnosed with asbestos-related disease, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Wygant v. General Electric Co.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 April 27th, 2015|Categories: Civil Litigation|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Two-Year Statute of Limitations for Asbestos-Related Wrongful Death Action Commences on Date of Diagnosis