The Pennsylvania Superior Court has reversed a Philadelphia judge’s decision to toss out a $3 million verdict awarded to a real estate brokerage that sued its insurer and lawyer after it was hit with an $11.4 million verdict in a defamation suit.

In its 24-page opinion in Marie Miller Century 21 Alliance Inc. v. Continental Casualty Co., a unanimous three-judge panel found that Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Allan L. Tereshko had no basis for overturning the jury’s awards against either the insurer or the lawyer.

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