Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Pittsburgh, Pa.


In the Int. of: A.A., 149 A.3d 354 (Pa. Super. 2016), appeal docket 28 WAP 2017

Reasonable suspicion to re-initiate investigative detention after initial traffic stop; totality of circumstances versus independent basis to re-initiate

Gallagher v. GEICO Indemnity Co., 2017 WL 394337 (unreported), appeal docket 35 WAP 2017

Motor vehicle insurance, inter-policy stacking; motorcycles; whether “household vehicle exclusion” violates Section 1738 of the MVFRL    

Com. v. Popielarcheck, 151 A.3d 1088 (Pa. Super. 2016), appeal docket 41 WAP 2017

DUI sentencing requirements; whether sentencing court is required to impose a mandatory maximum sentence pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. § 3804(d) when it sentences a DUI offender in need of further treatment to County Intermediate Punishment pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 9763

Dittman v. UPMC, 154 A.3d 318 (Pa. Super. 2017), appeal docket 43 WAP 2017

Data Breach – Duty of Employer to Use Reasonable Care to Safeguard Sensitive Personal Information Stored on Employer’s Internet Accessible Computer System; Applicability of Economic Loss Doctrine

Stapas v. Giant Eagle, 153 A.3d 353 (Pa. Super. 2017), appeal docket 44 WAP 2017

Waiver for Failure to Object to Jury Verdict Before Jury Retires; Inconsistency Versus Weight of Evidence

In Re: T.S., E.S., minors, Pet of: T.H.-H., 2017 WL 3669504 (Pa. Super. 2017)(unreported), appeal docket 50 WAP 2017

Appointment of Independent Counsel for Minor Children; Termination of Parental Rights

Commonwealth v. Barbour, (Pa. Super. 2016) (unpublished), appeal docket 13 WAP 2017

Rule 600; Failure to appear for untimely trial; Waiver


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Pittsburgh, Pa.


Snyder Bros., Inc. v. Pa Pub. Util. Comm’n, 157 A.3d 1018 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017),  appeal docket 47 WAP 2017

Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee Act, Act 13 of 2012; Statutory Construction

Whitmoyer v. WCAB (Mountain Country Meats), 150 A.3d 1003 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2016), appeal docket 52 MAP 2017

Workers’ Compensation Act Section 319 (employer/insurer’s right of subrogation where compensable injury caused by third-party); Statutory Interpretation of “Installments of Compensation”; Waiver

Com. v. Ortiz, 160 A.3d 230 (Pa. Super. 2017), appeal docket 45 WAP 2017

Kidnapping of a Minor; Interference with Custody; Mens Rea

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks v. Ziegler, 161 A.3d 394 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017), appeal docket 54 WAP 2017

Attorney-Client Privilege in Derivative Litigation; Fiduciary, Common Interest, & Garner Exceptions

Szabo v. Commonwealth, Department of Transportation, 159 A.3d 604 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017), appeal docket 46 WAP 2017

Adequacy of Condemnation Plan; Eminent Domain Code; Preliminary Objections

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