PHILADELPHIA – On June 19, the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted in part and denied in part a health group’s motions to exclude expert testimony in a case that involves a man who died from an opioid overdose while in police custody.
PHILADELPHIA – A Florida city's retirement plan alleges it was damaged by declining prices of shares in Teva Pharmaceuticals, the world's largest generic drug manufacturer, over a complaint was filed against it over allegations of anti-competitive conduct.
SCRANTON – A prolific expert witness on construction matters has reached a settlement that would vacate judicial orders that required him to pay more than $22,000 for refusing to be videotaped during a deposition.
PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania woman’s claims that a debt collection company violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was dismissed in part in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on June 18.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Philadelphia recently dismissed a malicious prosecution lawsuit filed against a Philadelphia police detective by a man who had spent 13 months in jail before sexual assault charges against him were dropped.
PHILADELPHIA – A teenager accused of threatening to commit a school shooting had his case against Rose Tree Media School District dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on June 21.
CHICAGO – Following the settlement by a Chicago rabbi and the Chicago Loop Synagogue over a compensation contract from 1995, Stanley Kroll has filed a complaint against a Pennsylvania-based law firm alleging legal malpractice based on negligence.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania partially granted Friends' Central School Corp.’s motion to dismiss an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit filed by the parents of a student.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge’s recent ruling which said that Pennsylvania’s requirement for out-of-state corporations to both register in and consent to general jurisdiction here was “a statutory scheme” and “unconstitutional” may have lasting effect on a number of prominent cases statewide, both pending and in the future.