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Bock’s Tops – Summer 2016

Plaintiff’s Attorney Deposed in Bad Faith Action In the matter Adeniyi-Jones v. State Farm, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85053 (E.D. Pa. 2016), plaintiff brought suit against State Farm alleging breach […]

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Bock’s Tops Spring 2016

Person Injured by Insured Has No Standing to Bring Bad Faith Against Insurer In Leboon v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51381, Judge Pappert of the Eastern […]

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Supreme Court Refuses to Compel Arbitration

In Wert v. Manorcare, 2015 Pa. LEXIS 2422, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court addressed the validity of a pre-dispute arbitration clause. Decedent’s estate alleged that decedent suffered a multitude of injuries […]

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Superior Court Outlines Standard of Review for Remittitur/New Trial Motions

Plaintiff sustained an injury from a motor vehicle accident that resulted in persistent knee pains and discomfort. The Montgomery County jury returned a verdict of $1 million. Defendant filed a […]

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Trial Court Erred By Not Including Settling Defendant on Jury Verdict Sheet

Plaintiff, Dunlap, was injured when a tree fell on her as she was leaving the Ridley Park Swim Club. The tree was actually located on an adjacent property owned by […]

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