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Fired worker's wrongful termination claims dismissed, defamation claim going back to state court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 11:49am by Nicholas Malfitano

A federal judge has dismissed wrongful termination claims against a recycling plant, while the plaintiff’s motion to remand the case’s remaining defamation claim to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas will also be granted. more...

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Defendant claims he wasn't served, seeks to vacate $50K judgment

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:29pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A defendant in a motor vehicle accident suit previously charged with satisfying a $50,000 judgment has petitioned to vacate that judgment, on the grounds he was not properly served.

Attorney: Negligence suit against Dunkin' Donuts should be heard in Bucks County

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:24pm by Nicholas Malfitano

Counsel for a Dunkin’ Donuts store claim a negligence action filed against their client should be heard in Bucks County, rather than where the plaintiff filed it in Philadelphia.

Attorney alleges 'significant and irreparable' differences with client

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 3:32pm by Nicholas Malfitano

According to a plaintiff’s counsel, conflicts between him and his client have led the attorney to petition the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to be excused from fulfilling the responsibility of legal representation.

Chester supermarket chain claims improper venue in negligence suit

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 3:29pm by Nicholas Malfitano

The defendants in a negligence action are claiming the venue for the case is improper, leading to an upcoming hearing on the matter in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Lawyer cites conflicts of interest in withdrawing from case

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 3:26pm by Nicholas Malfitano

Due to “irreconcilable differences," counsel for a plaintiff has motioned to be relieved of the duty to represent his client in a pending motor vehicle accident action.

Judgment in car wreck case vacated

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 3:17pm by Nicholas Malfitano

Per a state court judge, a previous motor vehicle accident case judgment has been vacated and a hearing will be held on a motion for partial summary judgment filed by the defendants.

Sears requests change of venue for Pennsylvania individual’s lawsuit

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 @ 3:08pm by Carol Ostrow

A major American retail company filed a petition seeking to remove a lawsuit against it from the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County to the U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania on June 25.

Worker alleges termination during medical leave

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:24pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Pottstown woman is suing a global biotechnology company, alleging violation of employment law after she said she was terminated for taking time off to recover from surgery.

Motion to dismiss claims against Philadelphia police officers partially granted

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:24pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A motion to dismiss claims against the City Of Philadelphia and two of its police officers was partially granted in federal court on June 4.

Asbestos lawsuit to stay in federal court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:20pm by Nicholas Malfitano

An asbestos lawsuit will not be returning to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, according to a recent order from a federal judge.