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Lawyer for 3M says class action suit over chemical agent used for firefighting has no merit

PHILADELPHIA – Eight individuals have signed on to a class-action lawsuit alleging that 3M and several other defendants should be held responsible for injuries they sustained from water contaminated when others used the aqueous film forming foam, or AFFF, that 3M has sold in the past.

Third Circuit sends Philadelphia firefighter's libel case back for reconsideration

PHILADELPHIA – A defamation case against the New York Daily News filed by a Philadelphia firefighter whose photograph was included with a story about an alleged sex scandal involving the city's firefighters should not have been dismissed, according to a panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Google wins privacy case, but questions remain

PHILADELPHIA – When the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in a class-action lawsuit against Google and Viacom that alleged the companies had violated users’ privacy, there were several issues that the judges had to consider.