Case Summaries

Case Notes from Richard E. Freeburn, Esquire, “The Lawyers Lawyer”.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal from Denial of Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgement in Products Liability Case

On September 25, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme court denied an application for allowance of appeal in High v. Pennsy Supply, Inc., 154 A.3d 341 (1/13/17). 

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Statute of Limitations – Discovery Rule.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted Appellant’s Petition for Allowance of Appeal In Nicolaou v. Martin, (August 18, 2017), on the issue of the discovery rule.

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The Construction Workplace Misclassification Act (CWMA) May Not Be Applied Retroactively.

In D&R Construction v. WCAB, 2017 WL 3254789,  (August 1, 2017), the Commonwealth Court held that the CWMA may not be applied retroactively,

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