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Judge: Fired vet wrong to include 'convicted felon' language in lawsuit

Chandra Lye Aug. 3, 2017, 9:02am

ERIE – A U.S. district court judge has permitted parts of a complaint against a Pennsylvania veterinarian to be struck, saying they did not relate to the case.

Superior Court upholds decision granting BMW's motion for change of venue in car-crash case

Chandra Lye Jun. 12, 2017, 2:35pm

\PHILADELPHIA — The state Superior Court upheld on May 24 a venue decision in favor of BMW in a case stemming from a car crash.

Lawyer denied fees from settlement after client switched firms

Chandra Lye May 12, 2017, 9:55am

HARRISBURG — The state Commonwealth Court recently upheld a decision by the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board that denied a contingent fee on a settlement that was rejected by a claimant.

New trial ordered after jurors googled litigant's past

Chandra Lye May 12, 2017, 8:54am

HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court recently affirmed a decision by a trial court to allow a new trial to proceed in a dispute that involves jurors accessing information that was not permitted by the court.

Pension de-risking bill seeks to provide ERISA protections to pension funds

Chandra Lye Apr. 24, 2017, 9:28am

PENNSYLVANIA — A proposed bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives would offer protections to some retirement plans similar to those offered by the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Sexual harassment case against Ika-Works settled

Chandra Lye Apr. 24, 2017, 9:10am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently denied a motion for summary judgement regarding a workplace discrimination lawsuit against Ika-Works Inc.