September 3, 1997
DANIEL E. SHOPE AND SHONNA L. SHOPE, HIS WIFE, PETITIONERS,
PERRY A. EAGLE, M.D. AND YORK HOSPITAL, RESPONDENTS.
Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the Order of the Superior Court, dated March 12, 1997 at No. 63 HBG 96, affirming the order of the Court of Common Pleas of York County, dated December 21, 1995 at 91-SU-0511401.
AND NOW, this 3rd day of September, 1997, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal is GRANTED, but LIMITED to the following issues:
1. Whether prejudice to a defendant needs to be demonstrated to justify termination of a case pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1901 and York County Rule 6035, and if so, whether the requisite prejudice has been established in this case?
2. Whether a case may be terminated pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1901 and York County Rule 6035 if delay is attributable to a defendant, and if not, whether Respondents' conduct precludes termination in this case?
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