News from April 2019

March 25: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for contract cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 2, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on March 25. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 25: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for trademark cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 2, 2019

The following trademark-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on March 25. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 25: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for labor cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 2, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on March 25. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 25: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for labor cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 2, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 25. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Rulings coming as Trump's DOJ fights Philadelphia-area lawyers it says wasted its time with baseless lawsuits

By John O'Brien | Apr 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – It’s now up to a pair of Philadelphia federal judges to decide whether the Trump Administration was right when it said private lawyers wasted more than 1,500 hours of its time with frivolous lawsuits.

March 25: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for contract cases

By The Penn Record | Apr 2, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 25. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 25

By The Penn Record | Apr 2, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 25 in the suits below:

Judge finds fraudulent joinder, keeps jurisdiction over lawsuits over ParaGard IUDs

By Marian Johns | Apr 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania won't remand a lawsuit filed by two women who claim they suffered complications when having their Teva Pharmaceuticals IUDs removed.

Fired University of the Arts professor can proceed with lawsuit alleging civil rights violation

By Marian Johns | Apr 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania court has reviewed a case involving the investigation and firing of a former University of the Arts tenured professor who was accused of sexual harassment and is suing the school for defamation, breach of contract and violation of his civil rights.

Woman loses slip-and-fall case against Boston Market; Judge finds lack of evidence

By Marian Johns | Apr 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania court has granted Boston Market Corp.'s motion for summary judgment in a case involving a customer's allegations that her slip and fall was caused by the restaurant's negligence.

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Working With Experts webinar planned for April 24

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

The Working With Experts course will soon be available for Financial Poise Webinars' Newbie Litigator School’s Winter/Spring 2019 session. It will take place Wednesday, April 24 from 1-2 p.m. Central Standard Time.

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Webinar on intellectual property available for entrepreneurs, business owners

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

Founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses are encouraged to get educated on all things intellectual property in one of Financial Poise’s latest webinars, IP-101: What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know. The on-demand webinar, which is sponsored by EisnerAmper, is slated to give special advice for those who have launched their own startup businesses.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Fox Aces LGBTQ Equality Rating in 2019 CEI Report

By Press release submission | Apr 3, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP issued the following announcement on March 29.Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce the firm received a perfect score on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

Lawsuit claims Aramark's polyester uniform caused Wisconsin man to burn to death in mill fire

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Aramark is facing a wrongful death lawsuit brought on behalf of the estate of a man who allegedly suffered fatal burns when wearing one of the defendants’ polyester uniforms during a Wisconsin mill fire in 2017, though the company claims the decedent’s own negligence caused his death.

Truck driver alleges maimed leg was landfill's fault; Defendant says case belongs in Lackawanna County

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A Lackawanna County man says his left leg was sliced and became infected after he was tipped from the truck he was driving and it came into contact with spilled debris from the truck, while the landfill says the resulting lawsuit does not belong in a Philadelphia court.

SEPTA argues it's immune from lawsuit filed by fallen and injured track flagman

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 3, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) flagman alleges his employer violated the Federal Employers Liability Act through its conduct in allowing a fallen stop sign to cause him to suffer severe leg injuries, while the agency argues that it is immune from the litigation.

Court dismisses claims from former Jenkintown mayoral candidate's lawsuit against the town, but she can amend complaint

By Marian Johns | Apr 3, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently reviewed a motion by Jenkintown Borough to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Borough couple who claim borough officials retaliated against against them through a series of bogus zoning code violations.

Case activity for John Brewer vs Biomet Inc. on April 1

By The Penn Record | Apr 3, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by John Brewer against Biomet Inc., Biomet Orthopedics LLC, John Cuckler, Alabama Medical Consultants Inc., Biomet U.S. Reconstruction LLC and Biomet Manufacturing LLC on April 1:

Case activity for John Brewer vs Biomet Inc. on March 4

By The Penn Record | Apr 3, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by John Brewer against Biomet Inc., Biomet Orthopedics LLC, John Cuckler, Alabama Medical Consultants Inc., Biomet U.S. Reconstruction LLC and Biomet Manufacturing LLC on March 4:

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 26

By The Penn Record | Apr 3, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 26 in the suits below:

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