OPINIONS

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Discovery 

•  Porter v. Smithkline (Pfizer)

Porter v. Smithkline Beecham Corp., 2016 WL 614572 (Pa.Com.Pl.)

 

•  Farda

Farda v. Chelsea Prop. Grp., Inc., 81 Pa. D. & C.4th 108 (Com. Pl. 2006)

 

•  Fireman’s Fund

Gen. Refractories Co. v. Fireman's Fund Ins. Co., 45 Pa. D. & C.4th 159, 161 (Com. Pl. 2000), aff'd in part, remanded in part, 806 A.2d 469 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2002)

 

 

Frye

Post-Verdict Motions

•  Branch

Branch v. Ledesma, 54 Pa. D. & C.4th 129 (Com. Pl. 2001), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 799 A.2d 163 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2002), and aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 799 A.2d 163 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2002)

 

•  Amato

Amato v. Crane Co., 2013 WL 6779238 (Pa.Com.Pl.)

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Criminal Law

•  Spector

Com. v. Spector, 2 Pa. D. & C.4th 319 (Com. Pl. 1989)

Evidence

Commercial Litigation

•  Winner Logistics

Winner Logistics, Inc. v. Labor & Logistics Management, Inc., 2008 WL 209088110

 

•  Miller

Miller v. Santilli, 2006 WL 495956711

 

•  Feldman

Feldman v. Philadelphia Trust Co., 2008 WL 428196612

 

•  Lenfest

Lamm v. Lenfest, 2011 WL 8614912

Expert Witness

•  Weaver

Weaver v. St. Christopher's Hosp. for Children, 44 Pa. D. & C.4th 503 (Com. Pl.), rev'd sub nom. Weaver v. St. Christopher's Hosp., 769 A.2d 1219 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2000)

 

•  Farda

Farda v. Chelsea Prop. Grp., Inc., 81 Pa. D. & C.4th 108 (Com. Pl. 2006)

 

•  Lavish

Lavish v. Archbold Ladder Co., 39 Pa. D. & C.4th 455, 456 (Com. Pl. 1999)

 

•  Brown

James Brown v. Metro Transp. Co. t/a Yellow Cab Co. & Maurice Snyder, No. 578., 1994 WL 1251221 (Pa. Com. Pl. 

Sept. 13, 1994)

•  Fields

Fields v. Samhouri, 39 Pa. D. & C.4th 225, 226 (Com. Pl. 1999)

Privilege

•  Greyhound

Brown v. Greyhound Lines Inc., 2015 WL 7301958 (Pa.Com.Pl.)

 

•  Banka

Justice v. Vidya Sagar Banka, 2014 WL 4450536 (Pa.Com.Pl.)

•  Salvation Army

Harmon v. The Salvation Army

 

Injunction

•  Id-din

Id-din v. Jones, 2013 WL 3962791 (Pa.Com.Pl.)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bad Faith

•  Portside

Portside Investors, L.P. v. Northern Ins. Co. of New York, 2011 WL 333056

Jurisdiction

•  Moatz

Moatz v. NGK Insulators, Ltd., 2008 WL 4690141

 

•  Lewittman

Lewittman v. Mt. Vernon Fire Ins. Co., 2008 WL 5380925

Additional

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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