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Judge tosses ‘Whopper’ of a lawsuit against Hershey over slack fill

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri man, who has purchased about 600 boxes of Reese’s Pieces and Whoppers over a period of several years, has lost part of his class action lawsuit against the Hershey Co. over the alleged amount of empty space in its packaging.

Commonwealth Court: State inmate has no constitutional right to possess pornography

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that a state inmate has no constitutional right to have mail-order pornography delivered to his prison cell, according to a decision filed on April 10 in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Superior Court partly reverses dismissal of $8M defamation suit; Plaintiff allegedly accused of using executive bathroom for prostitution

A Pennsylvania appellate court has partly reversed the dismissal of an $8 million lawsuit that claimed a Blue Cross Blue Shield contractor failed to stop accusations that a former employee was sneaking into a company bathroom to engage in homosexual prostitution, according to a ruling filed on April 4 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Court sides with constable in Westmoreland Co. slip-and-fall case

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reversed a lower court's order in a constable's slip and fall case in Westmoreland County.

Court: Expert used made-up term 'spillover electricity' during SEPTA trial

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority has been granted a new trial in a case involving an employee who claims that he suffered injuries after receiving an electrical shock by a railcar, according to a decision filed on April 5 in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.

Superior Court rules that attorney-client privilege applies to emails about deadly wreck in Cumberland County

A Pennsylvania appellate court has ruled that a transportation company doesn’t have to release documents it says are privileged in a case stemming from a deadly, multi-vehicle accident in Cumberland County, according to a decision filed on April 20 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Federal judge says LaRose Jazz Club must pay $2,200 for illegally broadcasting Floyd Mayweather fight

A federal judge has awarded a sports production company $2,200 in statutory damages, but denied its request for enhanced damages in case against a club that illegally broadcasted a Floyd Mayweather fight.

Superior Court affirms decision to consolidate lawsuits over business relationship gone bad

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that a lower court didn’t abuse its discretion when it consolidated two lawsuits stemming from a business relationship gone bad, according to a decision filed on April 3.