Category: Case Briefs

  • G.R. No. 239088. April 03, 2019 (Case Brief / Digest)

    Title: **Sps. Sy v. De Vera-Navarro, et al.: Equitable Mortgage vs. Absolute Sale** **Facts:** 1. **Ownership and Mortgage:** Petitioner John T. Sy, co-owner of a Zamboanga property valued over P40,000,000.00, borrows P3,720,000.00 from Ma. Lourdes De Vera-Navarro, and mortgages the property to secure the loan. The contract was executed on May 31, 2006, and annotated…

  • G.R. No. L-5572. October 26, 1954 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: Guerrero vs. Yñigo, G.R. No. L-1785, 96 Phil. 37 (1954) ### Facts: Pedro Guerrero, the petitioner, entered into a legal dispute over a parcel of land in Nueva Ecija that was divided into two halves—east and west. The land originally belonged to Amando Catabona, who had mortgaged various portions of it multiple times…

  • G.R. No. L-19196. November 29, 1968 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: Villarica v. Court of Appeals, 135 Phil. 166 (1961) ### Facts: – On **May 19, 1951**, Angel Villarica and Nieves Palma Gil de Villarica sold a 1,174 sq. meter lot in Davao City to Gaudencio Consunji and Juliana Monteverde for **P35,000.** – The **deed of absolute sale (Exh.”B”)** was acknowledged before Counselor Juan…

  • G.R. No. 212050. January 15, 2020 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title:** Llorente vs. Star City Pty Limited, and Star City Pty Limited vs. Llorente and Equitable PCI Bank **Facts:** Star City Pty Limited (SCPL), an Australian corporation operating the Star City Casino in Sydney, alleged that Quintin Llorente, a patron of its casino, negotiated two Equitable PCI bank drafts worth US$150,000.00 each to play in…

  • G.R. No. 196158. January 20, 2021 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: Magna Ready Mix Concrete Corporation vs. Andersen Bjornstad Kane Jacobs, Inc. (G.R. No. 196123) ### Facts: – **1996-1997 Transactions:** – Magna Ready Mix Concrete Corporation (MAGNA) engaged the services of Andersen Bjornstad Kane Jacobs, Inc. (ANDERSEN) for design work linked to a precast plant, the PIC double tee design, and a preliminary design…

  • G. R. No. 45186. September 30, 1936 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: People of the Philippine Islands v. Josefina Bandian ### Facts: 1. **Incident Occurrence:** On January 31, 1936, around 7 a.m., Valentin Aguilar saw his neighbor, Josefina Bandian, go into a nearby thicket, presumably to respond to a call of nature. 2. **Josefina’s Condition:** A few minutes later, Josefina emerged from the thicket with…

  • G.R. No. 55960. November 24, 1988 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title: Yao Kee, et al. v. Aida Sy-Gonzales, et al.** **Facts:** Sy Kiat, a Chinese national, died on January 17, 1977, in Caloocan City, Philippines, leaving behind real and personal properties worth about P300,000. Following his death, Aida Sy-Gonzales, Manuel Sy, Teresita Sy-Bernabe, and Rodolfo Sy (children of Sy Kiat with Asuncion Gillego) filed for…

  • G.R. No. 5691. December 27, 1910 (Case Brief / Digest)

    **Title:** Martinez vs. Van Buskirk, G.R. No. 18 Phil. 79 (1907) **Facts:** 1. **Incident Date and Location:** On September 11, 1908, Carmen Ong de Martinez was riding in a carromata on Calle Real, Ermita, Manila. 2. **Collision Description:** A delivery wagon belonging to William Van Buskirk, used for transporting fodder and driven by his employee…

  • G.R. No. L-11374. May 30, 1958 (Case Brief / Digest)

    Title: People of the Philippines v. Dioscoro Pinuila, Absalon Bignay, et al., G.R. No. L-3217 (1952) Facts: The case arose from an incident on October 20, 1948, involving Barge No. 560 of the Visayan Stevedoring Company, anchored near the mouth of the Victorias River, Negros Occidental. Early that morning, Buenaventura Dideroy, a barge crew member,…

  • G.R. No. L-10126. October 22, 1957 (Case Brief / Digest)

    ### Title: Salud Villanueva Vda. de Bataclan et al. v. Mariano Medina ### Facts: **Series of Events:** 1. **September 13, 1952:** Bus No. 30 of Medina Transportation, driven by Conrado Saylon, departed from Amadeo, Cavite, towards Pasay City at around midnight. 2. **Passengers:** Approximately eighteen passengers, including Juan Bataclan, were aboard. 3. **Accident:** At around…

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