2020 February

YOKOHAMA TIRE PHILIPPINES, INC., PETITIONER, V. SANDRA REYES AND JOCELYN REYES, RESPONDENTS.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 236686, February 05, 2020 ] YOKOHAMA TIRE PHILIPPINES, INC., PETITIONER, V. SANDRA REYES AND JOCELYN REYES, RESPONDENTS. D E C I S I O N PERALTA, C.J.: Before the Court is a petition for review on certiorari under Rule 45 of the Rules of Court assailing the July 10, 2017 Decision[1] …

YOKOHAMA TIRE PHILIPPINES, INC., PETITIONER, V. SANDRA REYES AND JOCELYN REYES, RESPONDENTS. Read More »

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, VS. DANTE CASILANG Y RINO AND SILVERIO VERGARA Y CORTEZ, ACCUSED-APPELLANTS.

THIRD DIVISION[ G.R. No. 242159, February 05, 2020 ] PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, VS. DANTE CASILANG Y RINO AND SILVERIO VERGARA Y CORTEZ, ACCUSED-APPELLANTS. DECISION GESMUNDO, J.: In all criminal prosecutions, the accused is presumed innocent until proven guilty by proof beyond reasonable doubt.[1] When moral certainty as to culpability hangs in the balance, …

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, VS. DANTE CASILANG Y RINO AND SILVERIO VERGARA Y CORTEZ, ACCUSED-APPELLANTS. Read More »

LEONARIA C. NERI, ABETO LABRA SALCEDO, JR., JOCELYN ENERIO SALCEDO, EVANGELINE P. CAMPOSANO, AND HUGO S. AMORILLO, JR., COMPLAINANTS, V. JUDGE BONIFACIO M. MACABAYA, BRANCH 20, REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, MISAMIS ORIENTAL, RESPONDENT.

EN BANC[ A.M. No. RTJ-16-2475 (Formerly A.M No. 16-07-261-RTC), February 04, 2020 ] LEONARIA C. NERI, ABETO LABRA SALCEDO, JR., JOCELYN ENERIO SALCEDO, EVANGELINE P. CAMPOSANO, AND HUGO S. AMORILLO, JR., COMPLAINANTS, V. JUDGE BONIFACIO M. MACABAYA, BRANCH 20, REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, MISAMIS ORIENTAL, RESPONDENT. D E C I S I …

LEONARIA C. NERI, ABETO LABRA SALCEDO, JR., JOCELYN ENERIO SALCEDO, EVANGELINE P. CAMPOSANO, AND HUGO S. AMORILLO, JR., COMPLAINANTS, V. JUDGE BONIFACIO M. MACABAYA, BRANCH 20, REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, MISAMIS ORIENTAL, RESPONDENT. Read More »

MICHAEL ANGELO T. LEMONCITO, PETITIONER, V. BSM CREW SERVICE CENTRE PHILIPPINES, INC./BERNARD SCHULTE SHIPMANAGEMENT (ISLE OF MAN LTD.), RESPONDENTS.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 247409, February 03, 2020 ] MICHAEL ANGELO T. LEMONCITO, PETITIONER, V. BSM CREW SERVICE CENTRE PHILIPPINES, INC./BERNARD SCHULTE SHIPMANAGEMENT (ISLE OF MAN LTD.), RESPONDENTS. D E C I S I O N LAZARO-JAVIER, J.: The Case This Petition for Review on Certiorari[1] assails the following issuances of the Court of Appeals …

MICHAEL ANGELO T. LEMONCITO, PETITIONER, V. BSM CREW SERVICE CENTRE PHILIPPINES, INC./BERNARD SCHULTE SHIPMANAGEMENT (ISLE OF MAN LTD.), RESPONDENTS. Read More »

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. ERIC PADUA Y ALVAREZ A.K.A. JERICK PADUA Y ALVAREZ,[*] ACCUSED-APPELLANT.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 239781, February 05, 2020 ] PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. ERIC PADUA Y ALVAREZ A.K.A. JERICK PADUA Y ALVAREZ,[*] ACCUSED-APPELLANT. R E S O L U T I O N PERALTA, C.J.: On appeal is the April 6, 2017 Decision[1] of the Court of Appeals (CA) in CA-G.R. CR-HC No. …

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. ERIC PADUA Y ALVAREZ A.K.A. JERICK PADUA Y ALVAREZ,[*] ACCUSED-APPELLANT. Read More »

SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, PETITIONER, V. MANUEL F. SENO, JR., GEMMA S. SENO, AND FERNANDO S. GORROSPE,[*] RESPONDENTS.

SECOND DIVISION[ G.R. No. 183478, February 10, 2020 ] SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, PETITIONER, V. MANUEL F. SENO, JR., GEMMA S. SENO, AND FERNANDO S. GORROSPE,[*] RESPONDENTS. D E C I S I O N HERNANDO, J.: This Petition for Review on Certiorari[1] seeks to reverse and set aside the March 11, 2008 Decision[2] of the …

SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, PETITIONER, V. MANUEL F. SENO, JR., GEMMA S. SENO, AND FERNANDO S. GORROSPE,[*] RESPONDENTS. Read More »

ENRIQUE JAVIER DE ZUZUARREGUI, COMPLAINANT, V. ANTHONY DE ZUZUARREGUI, RESPONDENT.

EN BANC[ B.M. No. 2796, February 11, 2020 ] ENRIQUE JAVIER DE ZUZUARREGUI, COMPLAINANT, V. ANTHONY DE ZUZUARREGUI, RESPONDENT. R E S O L U T I O N INTING, J.: This bar matter refers to the complaint filed by Enrique Javier de Zuzuarregui (complainant) before the Office of the Bar Confidant (OBC) against Anthony …

ENRIQUE JAVIER DE ZUZUARREGUI, COMPLAINANT, V. ANTHONY DE ZUZUARREGUI, RESPONDENT. Read More »

PROVINCIAL PROSECUTOR JORGE D. BACULI, COMPLAINANT, V. JUDGE MEDEL ARNALDO B. BELEN,[*] REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, BRANCH 36, CALAMBA CITY, LAGUNA, RESPONDENT.

FIRST DIVISION[ A.M. No. RTJ-11-2286 (formerly OCA IPI No. 09-3291-RTJ), February 12, 2020 ] PROVINCIAL PROSECUTOR JORGE D. BACULI, COMPLAINANT, V. JUDGE MEDEL ARNALDO B. BELEN,[*] REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, BRANCH 36, CALAMBA CITY, LAGUNA, RESPONDENT. D E C I S I O N LAZARO-JAVIER, J.: Provincial Prosecutor of Zambales Jorge D. Baculi (Prosecutor Baculi) filed …

PROVINCIAL PROSECUTOR JORGE D. BACULI, COMPLAINANT, V. JUDGE MEDEL ARNALDO B. BELEN,[*] REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, BRANCH 36, CALAMBA CITY, LAGUNA, RESPONDENT. Read More »