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S & H Transport v. City of York (majority)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 17 MAP 2015

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the issue raised for the Supreme Court's review was whether freight brokerage services were excepted from local business privilege taxation1 under the “public utility” exception found in Section 301.1(f)(...

Duncan, M., Aplt. v. PA DOC., et al (per curiam order)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 17 WAP 2015

Morrison Info. et. al. v. Members 1st FCU et. al. (concurring)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 18 MAP 2015

Morrison Info. v. Members 1st FCU (majority)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 18 MAP 2015

Justia Opinion Summary: Morrison Informatics, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a petition for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy relief in September 2009. In May 2011, the Company and two shareholders, who also were officers of the corporation, commenced a civil a...

IA Construction v. WCAB (majority)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 18 WAP 2015

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was the validity of a workers’ compensation judge’s decision to reject opinion testimony from an independent medical witness presented by an employer and insurer, in the absence of any contrary ev...

Malanchuk, I., Aplt. v. Sivchuk, I., et al. (concurring)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 22 EAP 2015

Malanchuk. v. Sivchuk (majority)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 22 EAP 2015

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Ihor Malanchuk, a carpenter, fell from scaffolding at a residence where he was working and suffered injury. Initially, he brought a civil action against the owner of the premises, Ilya Sivchuk. Later, Appellant...

Commonwealth v. Hansen, P. (miscellaneous)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 37 MM 2016

Williams, J. v. Commonwealth (miscellaneous)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 38 EM 2016

Gillam, D. v. PBPP (miscellaneous)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 40 MM 2016

Brown, A v. OOR (Treasury Dept) (miscellaneous)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 40 WM 2016

Davis, K. v. Ct. of Com. Pleas Phl. (miscellaneous)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 46 EM 2016

Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Derhammer, J. (per curiam order)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 47 MAP 2015

Williams, R. S. v. Ct. Com. Pl. Phila. (miscellaneous)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 50 EM 2016

PUC v. The Times Leader; Appeal of: A. Seder et al (dissenting)
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 52 MAP 2015

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