Category: Case Briefs

  • G.R. No. 164790. August 29, 2008 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title:** Social Security System and Lorelie B. Solidum vs. Gloria de los Santos **Facts:** This case revolves around the dispute over the entitlement to death benefits from the Social Security System (SSS) following the death of Antonio de los Santos. The conflict is between Gloria de los Santos, Antonio’s first wife who obtained a divorce…

  • G.R. No. 174312. September 22, 2008 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title**: *Capt. Ernesto S. Caballero vs. Philippine Coast Guard Efficiency and Separation Board (PCG-ESB), et al.* **Facts**: The case revolves around Capt. Ernesto S. Caballero, a commander in the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), who was subject to a sexual harassment complaint filed by Dr. Jennifer Liwanag, a civilian dentist employed by the PCG. In February…

  • G.R. No. 169449. March 26, 2010 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title:** Narvasa vs. Sanchez: A Landmark Supreme Court Ruling on Grave Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in Philippine Government Service **Facts:** This case involves employees of the Municipality of Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya, specifically petitioner Teresita G. Narvasa, a senior bookkeeper, and respondent Benjamin A. Sanchez, Jr., the municipal assessor. Narvasa, along with two other LGU employees,…

  • G.R. No. 223595. March 16, 2022 (Case Brief / Digest)

    Title: **Sherwin T. Gatchalian vs. Romeo V. Urrutia** Facts: Sherwin T. Gatchalian, formerly the Mayor of Valenzuela City, issued a formal charge for Sexual Harassment and an order of preventive suspension against Romeo V. Urrutia, then Records Officer IV at the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Valenzuela City and Chairman of the City Government of Valenzuela City…

  • G.R. No. 146173. December 11, 2003 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title:** *Yambao v. Zuñiga: Employer’s Liability for Employee’s Negligence in a Vehicular Accident Case* **Facts:** This case concerns a tragic vehicular accident occurring on May 6, 1992, around 3:30 p.m., when Cecilia Yambao’s bus, driven by Ceferino G. Venturina, collided with Herminigildo Zuñiga along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Caloocan City. The severe impact…

  • G.R. No. L-25003. October 23, 1981 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: Liwayway Publications, Inc. vs. Permanent Concrete Workers Union ### Facts: Liwayway Publications, Inc., a second sublessee of a premises at 1000 Cordeleria Street, Sta. Mesa, Manila, filed a case against Permanent Concrete Workers Union for issuing a preliminary injunction and damages. The case began when the Union blocked Liwayway’s access to its newsprint…

  • G.R. No. 194390. August 13, 2014 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: **Venancio M. Sevilla vs. People of the Philippines (2010): A Case of Falsification through Reckless Imprudence** ### Facts: Venancio M. Sevilla, a former councilor in Malabon City, Philippines, was accused of falsifying his Personal Data Sheet (PDS) by denying the existence of a pending criminal case against him. Despite knowing otherwise, Sevilla answered…

  • G.R. No. 235573. November 09, 2020 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: Reynaldo Valencia y Vibar vs. People of the Philippines ### Facts: On November 25, 2011, in Legazpi City, Philippines, Reynaldo Valencia y Vibar was accused of the crime of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide. Driving a passenger jeepney in the early hours around 4:30 a.m., it was alleged that he failed to observe…

  • G.R. NO. 153793. August 29, 2006 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: **Commissioner of Internal Revenue vs. Juliane Baier-Nickel: A Case on the Taxability of Income Derived by Non-Resident Aliens from Services Rendered Abroad** ### Facts: This case concerns Juliane Baier-Nickel, a non-resident German citizen and president of JUBANITEX, Inc., a domestic corporation in the Philippines. Baier-Nickel engaged in selling embroidered textile products overseas and…

  • G.R. No. 167679. April 20, 2016 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title:** ING Bank N.V. vs. Commissioner of Internal Revenue: A Matter of Documentary Stamp Tax and the Tax Amnesty Program **Facts:** This case revolves around the petition filed by ING Bank N.V. Manila Branch against the Commissioner of Internal Revenue regarding deficiency taxes assessment for the years 1996 and 1997. The Supreme Court’s initial decision…

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