wrongful death

Valet Service had no Duty to Withhold Keys to Intoxicated Patron’s Vehicle

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.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:28+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Categories: Civil Litigation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Valet Service had no Duty to Withhold Keys to Intoxicated Patron’s Vehicle

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

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.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:30+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Categories: Civil Litigation|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Parents Barred from Recovering Non-Pecuniary Damages from Commonwealth Agency in Wrongful Death Action