Pennsylvania law imposes no duty upon a valet service to withhold the keys to a vehicle if the owner appears visibly intoxicated, an en banc panel of the Superior Court ruled in Moranko v. Downs Racing L.P.
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.
Parents Barred from Recovering Non-Pecuniary Damages from Commonwealth Agency in Wrongful Death Action
The Sovereign Immunity Act bars parents from recovering non-pecuniary losses from a Commonwealth agency in an action for the wrongful death of their child, a Commonwealth Court panel held in Ebersole v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.