PHILADELPHIA – A per curiam decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit resulted in the Rooker-Feldman doctrine precluding a Scranton appellant’s claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 against a Lackawanna County judge.
PHILADELPHIA – An appellate court upheld a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania that an Erie woman’s complaint failed to abide by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
PHILADELPHIA – On June 7, a federal judge ruled a plaintiff has in fact stated a valid claim for violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA), when he accused his former employer of failing to compensate him with overtime pay.
PHILADELPHIA – A petition for distribution of wrongful death and survival benefits in the mid-six figures and a related motion as to the allocation ratio for its distribution is to be decided this week.
LEECHBURG – The practice of mixing patient-specific medicines has been around for a long time, but only in recent years has it become big business. The president of the Compounding Pharmacists of Western Pennsylvania warns that the practice is not without risks, however.
HARRISBURG – A union local president said he was perplexed that Pennsylvania's governor earlier this week signed a Republican-sponsored liquor reform bill to allow beer and wine sales in state-licensed grocery stores, restaurants and hotels into law.
PHILADELPHIA — Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) request for an injunction pending its appeal in the proposed merger between Pinnacle Health System and Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
ERIE — A payment card issuer that’s suing Wendy’s for costs associated with a data breach that began in October argues that the fast-food chain’s tardiness in transitioning to new payment technology makes it liable.
PHILADELPHIA — A sales associate has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores East LP, a retail store chain, citing alleged retaliation, sexual discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination.