41 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 176,801 times   246 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint's allegations must "allow[] the court to draw the reasonable inference that the defendant is liable for the misconduct alleged"
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 193,992 times   329 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint must contain sufficient facts to "state a claim to relief that is plausible on its face"
  3. Phillips v. County of Allegheny

    515 F.3d 224 (3d Cir. 2008)   Cited 12,881 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Twombly did not “undermine principle” that all reasonable inferences are to be drawn in favor of the plaintiff, and reaffirming that “the facts alleged must be taken as true and a complaint may not be dismissed merely because it appears unlikely that the plaintiff can prove those facts or will ultimately prevail on the merits”
  4. Klaxon Co. v. Stentor Co.

    313 U.S. 487 (1941)   Cited 9,413 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Erie doctrine applies to conflict-of-law rules
  5. Bistrian v. Levi

    696 F.3d 352 (3d Cir. 2012)   Cited 1,413 times
    Holding the plaintiff had sufficiently alleged a substantive due process violation under the "expressed intent to punish" prong where placement of the plaintiff in solitary confinement was allegedly a vindictive response to a challenge brought by the plaintiff's lawyer
  6. Samuel-Bassett v. Kia Motors America, Inc.

    357 F.3d 392 (3d Cir. 2004)   Cited 712 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that 28 U.S.C. § 1441 is to be strictly construed against removal
  7. Horowitz v. Federal Kemper Life Assur. Co.

    57 F.3d 300 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 661 times
    Holding that an insurer's letter that refused a claim and its reasons for denying payment "does not represent misfeasance."
  8. In re Rockefeller Ctr. Props.

    184 F.3d 280 (3d Cir. 1999)   Cited 551 times
    Holding that on a motion to dismiss, a court may consider documents that are "integral to or explicitly relied upon in the complaint," or "undisputedly authentic documents" if the complaint is predicated upon them
  9. Murphy v. Duquesne Univ. of the Holy Ghost

    565 Pa. 571 (Pa. 2001)   Cited 337 times
    Holding that whether a contract is ambiguous is not resolved in a vacuum but that contractual terms are ambiguous when there is "more than one reasonable interpretation when applied to a particular set of facts"
  10. Garrett v. Wexford Health

    938 F.3d 69 (3d Cir. 2019)   Cited 129 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Explaining the requirement, under Rule 8, that a complaint provide a short and plain statement of the claims
  11. Section 1332 - Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1332   Cited 86,444 times   522 Legal Analyses
    Holding district court has jurisdiction over action between diverse citizens "where the matter in controversy exceeds the sum or value of $75,000"
  12. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 26,345 times   1017 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  13. Section 1446 - Procedure for removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1446   Cited 15,427 times   123 Legal Analyses
    Granting a defendant 30 days to remove after receipt of the first pleading that sets forth a removable claim
  14. Section 8371 - Actions on insurance policies

    42 Pa. C.S. § 8371   Cited 683 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Providing a remedy for bad faith on the part of insurers
  15. Section 1797 - Customary charges for treatment

    75 Pa. C.S. § 1797   Cited 47 times   1 Legal Analyses

    (a) General rule.-- A person or institution providing treatment, accommodations, products or services to an injured person for an injury covered by liability or uninsured and underinsured benefits or first party medical benefits, including extraordinary medical benefits, for a motor vehicle described in Subchapter B (relating to motor vehicle liability insurance first party benefits) shall not require, request or accept payment for the treatment, accommodations, products or services in excess of