March 6, 2018 – Philadelphia


Bucks County Services, Inc. v. Phila. Parking Auth., 584 MD 2011 (2017) (unpublished), 8 and 9 EAP 2017, direct appeal

Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA) regulation of “partial rights” taxicabs: Reasonableness of regulations;  Whether PPA/PUC jurisdictional agreement as to partial rights taxicabs violates substantive due process

Hartford Ins. Group on behalf of Chen v. Kamara, 155 A. 3d 1108 (Pa. Super. 2017); allocatur granted Aug. 9, 2017, appeal docket 25 EAP 2017

Workers’ Compensation Act Section 319 (employer/insurer’s right of subrogation where compensable injury caused by third-party); Proper application of Liberty Mut. Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co., 113 A.3d 1230 (Pa. 2015) 

Com. v. Chambers, 157 A.3d 508 (Pa. Super. 2017), allocatur granted Sept. 6, 2017, appeal docket 29 EAP 2017

Accomplice Liability, Criminal Liability for the Act of Another, Co-Conspirator Liability

Com. v. Smith, 151 A.3d 1100(Pa. Super.  2016), appeal docket 36 MAP 2017

Deadly Weapon Used Enhancement, Mens Rea, Need for Specific Intent

Dep’t of Labor and Industry v. WCAB (Lin and Eastern Taste), 155 A.3d 103 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017), appeal docket 27 EAP 2017

Workers’ Compensation; statutory construction; whether Construction Workplace Misclassification Act (CWMA) only applies to circumstances where the putative employer’s industry or business is construction

In Re A.J.H. and I.G.H., 2017 WL 1573229 (unreported), appeal docket 38 MAP 2017

Hearsay; business record exception; hearsay within business records; harmless error


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