PHILADELPHIA – The corporate owner of Formula One Racing, Sirius XM satellite radio and the Atlanta Braves baseball team has been dismissed from a federal lawsuit which accused both it and the team of discriminating against and firing a former scout after they learned of his physical disabilities.
HARRISBURG – For the second time, Pennsylvania’s GOP Caucus is trying to have dismissed the lawsuit brought by an ex-employee who alleged he received prejudicial treatment for his practice of the Islamic faith.
PHILADELPHIA – A former college football linebacker’s lawsuit against the NCAA that charged the governing sports body with negligence in not informing him of the dangers of repeated head trauma that led him to develop Lou Gehrig’s disease has been dismissed from a Philadelphia court.
PITTSBURGH – A company that sells health insurance plans must hand over certain information about contracts with third parties, but not all requested information, a federal magistrate judge has ordered.
HARRISBURG – A federal court recently dismissed the wrongful termination lawsuit filed by an ex-employee of the Hershey Company, noting in court records that he waived the right to sue when he took a $100,000 severance package.
PHILADELPHIA – After a dismissal at the district court level, Sherwin-Williams is taking its argument against an alliance of government officials and private lawyers who are considering suing the company over lead paint to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
SCRANTON – An East Stroudsburg nursing home has motioned for partial summary judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against it, representing its second attempt to avoid paying punitive damages in the case.
PHILADELPHIA – A prolific expert witness on construction matters has settled his appeal of a judge's order that required him to pay more than $22,000 for refusing to be videotaped during a deposition and after allegedly calling the judge an "asshole."
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The Bucks County Employees Retirement Fund has initiated a suit against Merit Medical Systems alleging the company made false statements regarding its operation and sales that caused artificially inflated stock prices.
PHILADELPHIA – The former director of communications for a Philadelphia foreign policy think tank is facing a suit alleging she misappropriated trade secrets and other confidential business information.