JANUARY 2023 - PHILIPPINE JURISPRUDENCE

CASE NUMBERCASE TITLE
A.C. No. 12878
January 31, 2023
Tomas G. Tan vs. Atty. Dennis C. Pangan
A.C. No. 13132
January 31, 2023
Teodora Altobano-Ruiz vs. Attys. Wilfredo A. Ruiz, Cherry Anne Dela Cruz, and Francisco S. Benedicto. Iii
A.C. No. 9288
January 31, 2023
Virginia N. Jumalon vs. Atty. Elmer Dela Rosa
A.C. No. 13504
January 31, 2023
Maria Cristina G. Dayos vs. Atty. Grace C. Buri
A.C. No. 10612
January 31, 2023
Atty. Nora M. Saludares vs. Atty. Reynaldo L. Saludares
A.C. No. 13615
January 31, 2023
Juliewhyn R. Quindoza vs. Atty. Ernesto David Delos Santos and Atty. Marujita S. Palabrica
A.M. No. P-21-027
January 31, 2023
Presiding Judge Lorna B. Santiago-avila, Regional Trial Court, Branch 36, General Santos City, South Cotabato vs. Juanito B. Narisma, Jr., Process Server, RTC Branch 36, General Santos City, South Cotabato
G.R. No. 207140
January 30, 2023
National Power Corporation vs. Provincial Government of Bulacan, Gloria P. Sta. Maria, Municipal Assessor of Norzagaray, and the Municipal Government of Norzagaray, Bulacan
G.R. No. 206905
January 30, 2023
Junar D. Orillo and Florencio E. Danieles vs. People of the Philippines
G.R. No. 250288
January 30, 2023
John Kriska Logistics, Inc./John Kriska Distribution Center, Inc., and Karen Nerona (Manager) vs. Elizardo T. Mendoza
G.R. No. 255470-71
January 30, 2023
Commissioner of Internal Revenue vs. Cargill Philippines, Inc.
G.R. No. 255750
January 30, 2023
People of the Philippines vs. Diane Argayan Y Ognayon
OCA IPI No. 18-4872-P
January 30, 2023
Judge Roderick A. Maxino vs. Jaime M. Jasmin, Legal Researcher II, Branch 32, Regional Trial Court, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
G.R. No. 224803
January 25, 2023
Provicial Prosecutor of Albay vs. Marivic Lobiano
G.R. No. 193569
January 25, 2023
Edmond Lim and Gerd Paland vs. Catalina See
G.R. No. 214926
January 25, 2023
Crisostomo B. Aquino vs. Agua Tierra Oro Mina (ATOM) Development Corporation, Represented By Its Chairman & Ceo, Virgilio A. Bote
G.R. No. 246410
January 25, 2023
I-People Manpower Resources, Inc., Elec Qatar and Leopoldo Gangoso, Jr. vs. Court of Appeals and Jomer O. Monton
G.R. No. 207153
January 25, 2023
Boracay Island Water Company vs. Malay Resorts Holdings, Inc.
G.R. No. 210780
January 25, 2023
Edward N. Rivo vs. Dolores S. Rivo
G.R. No. 236161
January 25, 2023
Alma C. Lugawe vs. Pacific Cebu Resort International, Inc.
G.R. No. 240255
January 25, 2023
The City Government of Caloocan vs. Carmel Development Inc.
G.R. No. 236118
January 24, 2023
Act Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio, et al. vs. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, House of Representatives Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu, Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas, and Deputy Majority Leader Rep. Arthur Defensor, Jr.,
Separate Concurring Opinion
Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo
Separate Opinion
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
Dissenting Opinion
Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa
G.R. No. 257610
January 24, 2023
Glen Quintos Albano vs. Commission on Elections
Concurring Opinion
Chief Justice Alexandert G. Gesmundo
Concurring Opinion
Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa
Dissenting Opinion
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
Dissenting Opinion
Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier
G.R. No. 251978-80
January 24, 2023
Anecita C. Suyat, Asano E. Aban, and Marcelino P. Endi vs. Court of Appeals, Office of the Ombudsman, and Commission on Audit
G.R. No. 261344
January 24, 2023
Frank Ong Sibuma vs. Commission on Elections, Alma L. Panelo, and Stefanie Ann Eriguel Calongcagon
Dissenting Opinion:
Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa
Concurrence:
Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier
G.R. No. 205699
January 23,2023
Manuel T. Zulueta vs. Cyma Greek Taverna Co.,
G.R. No. 228055
January 23, 2023
Ronald Rey Tan Tismo vs. Office of the Ombudsman, Basher Sarip Noor, and Manuel Castrodes Felicia
G.R. No. 235534
January 23, 2023
Edward R. Añonuevo vs. CBK Power Company, Ltd. (CBK), Hiroshi Tanimura (Chief Administrative Officer-CBK), Servillano Dunglao (VP for Administration-CBK), and TCS Manpower Services, Inc. (TCS)
A.C. No. 13588
January 23, 2023
Miguel G. Navarrete and Miguelito G. Navarrete, Jr. vs. Atty. Constante V. Brillantes, Jr.
A.M. No. RTJ-23-029
January 23, 2023
Securities and Exchange Commission, Represented By Commissioner Emilio B. Aquino vs. Hon. Oscar P. Noel, Jr., Presiding Judge, Branch 35, Regional Trial Court, General Santos City, South Cotabato
A.C. No. 13664
January 23, 2023
Atty. Pedro L. Linsangan vs. Atty. F. George P. Lucero
G.R. No. 229394/230186
January 23, 2023
Hernando B. Perez, Rosario S. Perez and Ramon C. Arceo, Jr. vs. Sandiganbayan and the Republic of the Philippines/Ernest De Leon Escaler vs. Sandiganbayan [Special Third Division] and Republic of the Philippines
G.R. No. 259422
January 23, 2023
Kaimo Condominum Building Corporation vs. Leverne Realty & Development Corporation
G.R. No. 256242
January 18,2023
People of the Philippines vs. Mark Anthony Paguinto y Waniwan
G.R. No. 246318-19
January 18, 2023
Arthur Cua Yap vs. Sandiganbayan (Sixth Division) and People of the Philippines
G.R. No. 247798
January 18, 2023
Constancia Javate-asejo vs. Justiniano Zantua Asejo and Republic of the Philippines
A.M. No. RTJ-16-2424
January 18, 2023
Office of the Court Administrator vs. Hon. Globert J. Justalero, Presiding Judge, Branch 32, Regional Trial Court, Iloilo City, and the Designated Assisting Judge of Branch 66, Regional Trial Court of Barotac Viejo, Iloilo
G.R. No. 205524
January 18, 2023
Gerardo G. Sermona, et al. vs. Hacienda Lumboy/Manuel L. Uy
G.R. No. 236282
January 17, 2023
Piolito C. Santos vs. the Honorable Commission on Audit
A.C. No. 13471
January 17, 2023
Melissa M. Masayon and Clifford M. Compas vs. Atty. Ronaldo E. Renta
Separate Concurring and Dissenting Opinion:
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
A.M. No. P-22-053
January 17, 2023
Judge Jaime B. Santiago vs. Romelito G. Fernando, Utility Worker I, Branch 18, Regional Trial Court, [RTC], Tagaytay City, Cavite
G.R. No. 236628
January 17, 2023
Marvin L. San Juan vs. People of the Philippines
Concurring Opinion:
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
Dissenting Opinion:
Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa
Concurrence:
Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier
G.R. No. 235641
January 17, 2023
Boracay Island Water Company vs. Malay Resorts Holdings, Inc.
G.R. No. 186155
January 17, 2023
Lapanday Foods Corporation vs. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
G.R. No. 209516
January 17, 2023
Angelina Villanueva vs. Honorable Court of Appeals, Ninth Division, National Labor Relations Commission, University of the East, and the Members of the Board of Trustees of the University of the East, Namely: Chairman P.O. Domingo (Deceased) and Now Replaced By Lucio Tan, Jaime J. Bautista, David O. Chua, Josefina Cortes, Corazon Dela Paz, P. Siervo Dizon, Carmelita Mateo, Andres Narvasa, Jose Ngaw, Cornelio Peralta, Wilson Young and Dr. Ester Garcia
G.R. No. 212269
January 17, 2023
Presidential Commission on Good Government vs. Office of the Ombudsman, Roberto V. Ongpin, Gerardo Agulto, Jr., Domingo Ingco, Bernardo M. Vergara, Federico Salcedo and Merle Jean O. Deen
G.R. No. 169649
January 16,2023
The Heirs of the Late Domingo Barraquio vs. Almeda Incorporated
G.R. No. 200015
January 15, 2023
Department of Public Works and Highways vs. Philippine Institute of the Civil Engineers, Inc.
G.R. No. 244842
January 16,2023
People of the Philippines vs. Ruel Alagaban y Bonafe
G.R. No. 136506
January 16, 2023
Republic of the Philippines vs. the Honorable Aniano A. Desierto as Ombudsman, Eduardo Cojuangco, Jr., Juan Ponce Enrile, Maria Clara Lobregat, Rolando Dela Cuesta, Jose Eleazar, Jr., Jose C. Concepcion, Danilo Ursua, Narciso Pineda, and Augusto Orosa
G.R. No. 242286
January 16, 2023
Globe Telecom, Inc. vs. Kay Abastillas Ebitner
G.R. No. 244414
January 16, 2023
Land Bank of the Philippines vs. Sprint Business Network and Cargo Services, Inc. Represented By Its Vice-President Irene Velasco, and Spouses Albert Velasco and Irene Velasco
G.R. No. 248140
January 16, 2023
Jacqueline S. Uy vs. 3tops De Philippines Estate Corporation
G.R. No. 233088
January 16, 2023
People of the Philippines vs. Rogelio Mendoza Y Samson, et al.
G.R. No. 258682
January 16, 2023
Ireneo Magno Y Montano vs. People of the Philippines
G.R. No. 217137
January 16, 2023
Land Bank of the Philippines vs. Paramount Finance Corporation
G.R. No. 231648
January 16, 2023
Republic of the Philippines vs. Nieto A. Racho/Nieto A. Racho vs. Republic of the Philippines
G.R. No. 209691
January 16, 2023
Gabriel B. Diclas, et al. vs. Maximo Bugnay, Sr.
G.R. No. 252423
January 16, 2023
Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Denr-Penro) of Virac, Catanduanes, and People of the Philippines vs. Eastern Island Shipping Lines, Corporation
G.R. No. 258526
January 11, 2023
Manila Credit Corporation vs. Ramon S. Viroomal and Anita S. Viroomal, Office of the Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Sheriff of the Regional Trial Court of P Arana Que City, as Represented By Atty. Jerry R. Toledo and Sheriff Alejandro P. Abrematea, and the Register of Deeds of Paranaque City
G.R. No. 252971
January 11, 2023
People of the Philippines vs. Alejandro Navual Abarratigue, Raul Roberto Tapia, and Analiza Mabonga Bagro
A.C. No. 13466
January 11, 2023
Maricel H. Artates vs. Atty. Meinrado Enrique A. Bello
G.R. No. 228150
January 11, 2023
Karlos Noel R. Aleta vs. Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
A.C. No. 13376
January 11, 2023
Crisente L. Caparas vs. Atty. Alwin P. Racelis
G.R. No. 250979
January 11, 2023
People of the Philippines vs. Rene Esme Y Joven
Dissenting Opinion:
Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh
G.R. No. 204479
January 11, 2023
Rudy Chua and Changcheng vs. the Hon. Secretary of Justice and Presidential Anti-smuggling Group-task Force Subic (Pasg-tfs)
G.R. No. 205986
January 11, 2023
Gma Network, Inc. and Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc. vs. Abc Development (Abc), Media Prima Berhad, and Mpb Primedia, Inc.
G.R. No. 245982-83
January 11, 2023
Philippine Pizza, Inc. vs. Michael A. Oraa, Bernardito R. Garcia, Jr. and Consolidated Building Maintenance, Inc.
G.R. No. 250539
January 11, 2023
Dhy Realty & Development Corporation vs. the Honorable Court of Appeals-special Sixth [6th] Division, Construction Industry Arbitration Commission, Sheriff of the Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines, and Wing-an Construction Development Construction
G.R. No. 249135
January 11, 2023
Dr. Peter Stephen S. Samonte vs. Antonio B. Jumawak, Marina M. Tinonga, Nestor I. Epo, Cornelio R. Tabad, Samuel L. Emia, Arfel D. Daan, Omar G. Bayron, Willie James A. Wong, Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao and Roberto Y. Uy, Provincial Governor, Province of Zamboanga Del Norte
G.R. No. 205241
January 11, 2023
Concepcion A. Vizcarra, Feliciano A. Vizcarra Married to Maria Luisa A. Vizcarra, Victor A. Vizcarra, Evarista A. Vizcarra, and Dionisio A. Vizcarra vs. Lilia Vizcarra-nocillado, Antonio A. Vizcarra, Norma Vizcarra-sanchez, Rizalina Vizcarra-hinkley, and Julieta V. Hunter-sutton
G.R. No. 249323
January 11, 2023
People of the Philippines vs. Isagani Laurence De Guzman Nicolas and Leonardo Rosario Nicolas, Jr.
G.R. No. 211701
January 11, 2023
Florentino G. Dueñas, Jr. vs. People of the Philippines
G.R. No. 247564
January 11, 2023
Serafin Manarin vs. Leoncia Manarin, Eliza Manarin-altarez, Francisca Manarin-gonzales, Domingo Manarin-gonzales, Omdulia Manarin-Pamplona, and Fely Panganiban as Attorney-in-fact
G.R. No. 257733
January 11, 2023
James Billoso y Obligar vs. People of the Philippines
Separate Concurring Opinion
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
Concurring and Dissenting Opinion
Justice Antonio T. Kho, Jr.
A.C. No. 11032
January 10, 2023
Re: Order Dated 01 October 2015 in Crim. Case No. 15-318727-34, Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 49, Manila, Against Atty. Severo L. Brillantes
G.R. No. 255668
January 10, 2023
Jeremy Reyes y Collano vs. People of the Philippines
G.R. No. 182734
January 10, 2023
Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Satur C. Ocampo and Teodoro A. Casiño, Anakpawis Representative Crispin B. Beltran, Gabriela Women's Party Representatives Liza L. Maza and Luzviminda C. Ilagan, Rep. Lorenzo R. Tañada III, and Rep. Teofisto L. Guingona III vs. President Glora Macapagal-arroyo, Executive Secretary Eduardo R. Ermita, Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of the Department of Energy, Philippine National Oil Company, and Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation
Separate Concurring Opinion:
Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo
Concurring Opinion:
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
Dissenting Opinion:
Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier
Dissenting Opinion:
Justice Rodil V. Zalameda
G.R. No. 250636
January 10, 2023
Merlinda Plana vs. Lourdes Tan Chiua and Heirs of Ramon Chiang
Separate Opinion
Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo
Separate Concurring Opinion
Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen
Separate Concurring Opinion
Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa
G.R. No. 219425
January 10, 2023
Violeta C. Magaso vs. the Hon. Commission on Audit
G.R. No. 255509
January 10, 2023
Edwin D. Rodriguez and Michael T. Defensor vs. Commission on Elections, Maria Josefina G. Belmonte, Gian Carlo G. Sotto, Wilfredo B. Revillame, and Elizabeth A. Delarmente
G.R. No. 263061
January 10, 2023
Glenda Buray Ecleo vs. Commission on Elections
G.R. No. 214223
January 10, 2023
Republic of the Philippines vs. Spouses Jovito and Kathleen Bercede
G.R. No. 237322
January 10, 2023
Civil Service Commission vs. Po1 Gilbert Fuentes
Separate Concurring Opinion:
Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo
Concurring Opinion:
Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh
G.R. No. 258424
January 10, 2023
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation vs. Commission on Audit, Represented By Its Chairperson, Michael G. Aguinaldo
G.R. No. 244587
January 10, 2023
Amil P. Sula, Gaspar S. Asi and Hussien K. Malig, Sr. vs. Commission on Elections, in Its Official Capacity as the National Plebiscite Board of Canvassers
A.M. No. P-14-3248
January 10, 2023
Office of the Court Administrator vs. Virgilio M. Fortaleza and Norberta R. Fortaleza
G.R. No. 243259
January 10, 2023
Patricia Halagueña, Ma. Angelita L. Pulido, Ma. Teresita P. Santiago, Marianne V. Katindig, Bernadetta A. Cabalquinto, Lorna B. Tugas, Mary Christine A. Villarete, Cynthia A. Stehmmeier, Rosa Ana G. Victa, Noemi R. Cresencio and Other Female Flight Attendants of Philippine Arilines vs. Philippine Airlines, Inc.
Concurrence:
Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier
Separate Concurring Opinion:
Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh
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