Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Paul A. Manion, Kevin P. Lucas, Manion, McDonough & Lucas, P.C., Pittsburgh, for appellant.
Richard F. Lerach, Pittsburgh, for appellee.
Before NIX, C.J., and LARSEN, FLAHERTY, McDERMOTT, ZAPPALA, PAPADAKOS and STOUT, JJ.
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
OPINION OF THE COURT
The issue presented is whether a trial court, sitting as fact-finder in a non-jury trial for breach of contract, may order a new trial limited to the issue of damages after initially entering a verdict for defendant on the grounds that, although defendant breached the contract which caused substantial damage to the plaintiff, plaintiff failed to prove the amount of damages with a reasonable degree of certainty to permit...
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