Civil Litigation - Mailbox Rule

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Szymanski v. Dotey, 2012 PA. Super 141 (July 11, 2012)

Holding: In order to invoke the "mailbox rule," and the resulting presumption that a piece of mailed reached its destination by due course of mail, a party must present competent evidence that the letter was signed in the usual course of business and that the item was placed in the regular place of mailing.