Gabriel Neves News

Court denies Temple University summary judgment in ageism case; Plaintiff was fired for being on cellphone

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A former Temple University manager, who was terminated after being caught using his cellphone while at work, has obtained a victory in court.

Court determines union role did not contribute to hearing officer being denied promotion

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A union member hearing officer who claimed he was not promoted as a retaliatory measure for his union activity has lost his lawsuit, as a summary judgment motion was granted.

Court grants Homeland Security summary judgment on employment termination case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A former FEMA employee who claimed her termination was discriminatory, suffered a loss on an appeal in court, as a summary judgment was granted.

Setback for plaintiffs in class action against Verde Energy for alleged TCPA violations

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- Customers who have allegedly been getting unauthorized calls from an electricity company have suffered a loss in court.

Court dismisses Exeter Township's claims against former employee

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- The case of a former Exeter Township employee who was sued by the town over alleged illegal acts has been dismissed.

Speedway files brief supporting judgment on slip-and-fall case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

ERIE -- Convenience store chain Speedway has filed a brief to support a motion for summary judgment on a case of slip and fall that took place at one of its stores.

Stroudsburg School District seeks dismissal of sex assault lawsuit filed by student against music teacher

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

SCRANTON -- A minor who was allegedly sexually harassed and molested by a Stroudsburg Area School District music teacher is suing the district and the teacher for that violation, but the district is attempting to dismiss the case.

Court orders Navient to produce disputed records of borrowers

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 18, 2018

HARRISBURG -- Student loan servicer Navient was presented with a court order in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's lawsuit that requires the company to produce disputed records of borrowers.

SEPTA seeks dismissal of wheelchair accident lawsuit

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia man who is disabled and who suffered an accident on a CTC Connect Paratransit van may have his federal lawsuit dismissed.

Philadelphia court rules in Aetna's lawsuit alleging conspiracy over opioid reimbursement

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Aetna sued the pharmaceutical company, the doctor, and the executives, as well as other physicians and company representatives, over an alleged fraudulent scheme to induce the insurance provider into covering off-label prescriptions of Subsys, an opioid medication.

Superior Court vacates $100K judgment against Borough of Montrose; New trial will recalculate damages owed to landlord

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 24, 2018

HARRISBURG – The Bourough of Montrose had a judgment of damages vacated by the Superior Court of Pennnsylvania.

Pa. court says solar company's Lancaster Co. lawsuit against Md. farm is in wrong jurisdiction

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 22, 2018

HARRISBURG - Solar energy company Sunlion Energy Systems Inc. did not demonstrate personal jurisdiction over a Maryland family farm it sued over a solar project.

Tunkhannock elementary school principal, fired after a second DUI, loses appeal

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 22, 2018

HARRISBURG – An appeals court has upheld the firing of a school district employee who served as principal in two elementary schools after his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Court ruling favors Ski Roundtop after it was sued by tuber

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 21, 2018

HARRISBURG – A couple has lost an appeal to a summary judgment against a ski resort operator due to failure to claim injuries due to negligence.

Electrolux wants dismissal of lawsuit alleging dryer caused Philadelphia fire

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A major appliance maker has filed a brief to support the dismissal of malfunction lawsuit against a customer who did not service process documents in a timely manner.

Pitt dental school fighting lawsuit over alleged death threat between professors

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh, the associate dean of its dental school and a professor are denying claims of misconduct made by a former instructor.

Lawsuit over fall off platform in Alabama bar was filed in Philly but dismissed by judge

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A liability lawsuit filed against Irish Bred Pub Concepts Co. by two patrons of an independently owned and operated establishment was dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in an April 25 ruling.

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