Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Daniel Silver, for Gerald and Tracy Criswell.
George C. Werner, Lancaster, for David S. King.
Before ZAPPALA, C.J., and CAPPY, CASTILLE, NIGRO, NEWMAN, SAYLOR and EAKIN, JJ.
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
The issue on this appeal is whether in order to preserve a claim that a jury verdict is contrary to the weight of the evidence, a party must raise an objection to that verdict prior to the jury's discharge. We hold that a weight of the evidence challenge need not be proffered before discharge of the jury in order to preserve the challenge for post-verdict and appellate review. Accordingly, we reverse the order of the Superior...
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