Tag: #CivilLaw

Marsalis v. Pa. Dep’t of Corr.

The Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the defendant’s habeas corpus petition. The Court ruled that the defendant “filed his ineffective-assistance claim ten months late. Plus, he failed to assert

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Morris v. Rutgers-Newark Univ.

The New Jersey Appellate Division reversed parts of the trial court’s grant of summary judgment because the court mistakenly dismissed some of the plaintiffs’ retaliation claims. The plaintiffs commenced this

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Frezghi v. Tesfamariam

In this quiet title case, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order granting plaintiffs a new trial and issued an ominous warning that the court “must not allow

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Boley v. Universal Health Svs.

In this interlocutory appeal, fiduciaries of a retirement plan appealed the District Court’s certification of a class of participants who alleged the fiduciaries breached their duty under the Employee Retirement

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Savage v. Neptune Twp.

The New Jersey Appellate Division reversed the lower court’s order enforcing a non-disparagement provision in a settlement agreement. The Court ruled that although the terms of the non-disparagement provision were

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Adams v. Mt. Lebanon Operations

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the order overruling Mt. Lebanon Operations’ preliminary objections requesting a transfer to binding arbitration of wrongful death and survival claims. Mt. Lebanon argued that an arbitration provision was valid

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Groff v. DeJoy

The Third Circuit affirmed the order that granted summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in this religious discrimination suit. Groff informed USPS that he was unable

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In re Scaife

In this case, the parties asked the Pennsylvania Superior Court to balance the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine with a trustee’s duty to inform beneficiaries regarding the trust’s

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