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A woman who allegedly fell down poorly maintained steps outside the building where she lived cannot proceed with her claims against her deceased landlord’s estate, a Pennsylvania Superior Court panel has ruled, finding that her claims are barred under the Dead Man’s Act.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is mmitchell@alm.com.

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