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Superior Court upholds decision in favor of Conrail in case of foreman who suffered heart attack

Glenn Minnis Jun. 20, 2017, 11:56am

PHILADELPHIA — The state Superior Court earlier this year affirmed a lower court’s decision in a lawsuit in which a former Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) employee claimed negligence by the company after he suffered a heart attack on the job.

JD Palatine claims it terminated former executive for just cause

Glenn Minnis Jun. 2, 2017, 3:43pm

PITTSBURGH — Risk mitigation firm JD Palatine LLC and its CEO Chad Killian have filed a series of preliminary objections to former Senior Vice President of Sales Joseph DeSanzo’s wrongful termination suit, where he seeks punitive damages in their ongoing dispute.

Bill would end elections for statewide judges

Glenn Minnis May 25, 2017, 9:07am

HARRISBURG - The House Judiciary Committee has approved a proposal that would pave the way for voters to decide if the state constitution should be altered to do away with the direct election of statewide judges.

Superior Court upholds judgment to dismiss pharmaceutical patent suit

Glenn Minnis May 3, 2017, 10:30am

PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Superior Court on April 3 upheld a lower court’s judgment in a licensing agreement dispute between a pharmaceutical company and the creators of a drug technology.

Supreme Court rules public employees' addresses are private

Glenn Minnis Mar. 17, 2017, 9:33am

HARRISBURG — The state Supreme Court has ruled that the addresses of public employees are protected by a right to “informational privacy.

Supreme Court to weigh appeal of woman convicted after alleged GM ignition failure

Glenn Minnis Jan. 19, 2017, 10:19am

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania woman is set to have her involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving conviction case reheard on the grounds of timeliness requirements after the state Supreme Court granted her Petition for Allowance of Appeal.

Customers Bank agrees to penalty for fees charged to students as part of partnership

Glenn Minnis Jan. 19, 2017, 10:18am

WASHINGTON – A Pennsylvania bank has agreed to a pay a civil penalty of almost $1 million for violations of the Federal Trade Commission Act.

FMLA claim in retaliation suit against former AG Kane tossed by federal judge

Glenn Minnis Jan. 18, 2017, 12:34pm

HARRISBURG – A federal judge on Jan. 4 dismissed a Family and Medical Leave Act claim lodged against former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who was recently found guilty of perjury and other criminal charges and was sentenced in October to up to 23 months in prison..