PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dismissed a Bucks County company's bad faith claim against its insurer over a fire that damaged its business, ruling that moving forward with the case would be "futile."
HARRISBURG – The seal on a case in Milton Hershey School's litigation with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission was lifted just enough earlier this month for the public to see an opinion in the case.
SCRANTON – A federal judge has dismissed a portion of a Wapwallopen man's lawsuit against Talen Energy Corp. and Susquehanna Nuclear who he claims fired him after he failed a drug and alcohol screening that then prevented him from getting a job elsewhere.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman who was injured when she fell while trying to traverse a hospital's icy handicap ramp she was walking on an unsafe surface and her case was justifiably dismissed, a Superior Court of Pennsylvania three-judge panel recently ruled.
PHILADELPHIA – Former Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General employees caught up in the scandal around disgraced former Attorney General Kathleen Kane won't be getting her attorney communications, a federal judge recently ruled.
PHILADELPHIA – A discovery dispute in litigation against Swiss and New Jersey-based pharmaceutical companies over release of a leukemia drug will not be moved from Pennsylvania to New York, a federal judge recently ruled.
PHILADELPHIA – A whistleblower's seven-year-old complaint over allegations of False Claims Act violations against a former UnitedHealth Group subsidiary - a suit the government opposed - now has been fully dismissed.
PITTSBURGH – A New York company named as a defendant in a Pittsburgh woman's claim that she was injured by an exploding pot earlier this year asked a federal judge to dismiss the case, saying it hasn't made that pot in more than two decades.
A now decade-long Philadelphia-based union local's claims that a Lititz contractor underpaid workers for electrical jobs during a federally funded Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) project now awaits the outcome of a special master's findings.
LANCASTER — A midget football league being sued by a Lititz mother and son over traumatic brain injuries allegedly suffered by the child in 2017 objected in September to having to answer a second lawsuit that it says is identical to the first.
PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and other defendants in a medical malpractice lawsuit over a failed liver transplant in 2003 will have to fight that litigation after a sharply split Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out a seven-year time bar.
A Mississippi woman's product liability case against a Bethlehem-based medical device maker is on its way back to a Philadelphia court after a state intermediate appellate court ruled it should not have been dismissed.
An East Earl Township golfer allegedly hit by a ball on a Lancaster County course in 2015 can't sue because he didn't follow proper legal procedures in a timely manner, a state intermediate appellate court recently ruled.
NEWARK, N.J. — A securities litigation class action alleging a Pennsylvania company's falsified financial reports cost one investor nearly $2 million has been transferred from a federal court in New Jersey.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge is keeping alive a Springfield Township High School student's freedom of speech lawsuit against the school over her suspension last spring following distribution of a video of her voicing race-based hate.
SCRANTON — A McConnellsburg Bedford boom manufacturer, being sued by a man injured while working on one of its booms in Toronto, has asked a federal judge to grant the man's motion to dismiss the case so he can file it in Canada.
PHILADELPHIA — A Fort Worth, Texas-based airline being sued by a Huntingdon Valley couple over an employee's fall that allegedly caused injuries in a jet bridge last year is asking a federal judge to throw out the case.