Procedural Law - Post-Trial Motions

Summary of Pennsylvania Decisions

Board of Supervisors of Willistown Twp., v. Main Line Gardens, Inc. , No. 59 MAP 2016 (Pa., Feb. 22, 2017)

Holding: Under Pa.R.Civ.P. 227.1, when a trial court rules on the merits of post -trial motions in reliance upon the prior briefs and arguments of the parties addressing the issues presented in the post -trial motions, an appellate court may not dismiss the appeal because of the failure to file a brief in support of the post -trial motion.