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AbbVie files appeal contesting landmark $448 million antitrust win for Federal Trade Commission

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — Defendants AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories and Unimed Pharmaceuticals LLC filed an appeal on Aug. 6 in a U.S. District Court in response to the final judgment in an antitrust case that found in favor of the Federal Trade Commission.

Woman found not guilty in Lower Merion arson case can continue malicious prosecution lawsuit

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A U.S. District court judge granted in part a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a civil rights complaint that stemmed from a 2012 fire that resulted in the arrest of a California woman for arson.

'Merely discourteous behavior' not unlawful, court tells man who says he was 'shunned' at work

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 15, 2018

A U.S. District Court dismissed a Civil Rights Act and a Pennsylvania Human Relations Act case, because the plaintiff was unable to point to “any evidence from which a reasonable juror could conclude that this firing was retaliatory.”

Arcadia Recovery Bureau cleared of four of five claims in debt collection lawsuit

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A bill collector’s move for summary judgment in a class-action lawsuit was granted on July 27 in connection with four of the five claims asserted by a plaintiff who alleged that the business had violated several provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

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