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  1. US judge denies new trial for MaurizioRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... . The prosecution's suppression of Erick's statement will be part of Maurizio's appeal to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, he said.


  2. 3rd Circuit Affirms Dismissal in Long-Running Weist SOX Whistleblower CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On February 2, 2016, the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the SOX whistleblower retaliation claim in the closely watched case of Weist v. Tyco Electronics Corp. , No.


  3. Bankruptcy Trumps Collective Bargaining AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | JD Supra

    A federal court recently ruled that the Bankruptcy Code permits an employer to escape their expired collective bargaining agreement obligations under certain circumstances. In the matter of In re Trump Entertainment Resorts, Unite Here Local 54 , the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court's ruling that a Chapter 11 debtor/employer may reject the terms and conditions of a collective bargaining agreement under Section 1113 of the Bankruptcy Code after expiration of the CBA.


  4. NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Currently in the United States...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Atlas Legal Funding today announced that the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement currently resides in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Previously, the court denied a motion for an expedited briefing schedule that would have helped to speed up the resolution of the case.


  5. 'Pathological' lawyer who stole from $6.3M from clients has 15-year jail term upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    Calling her arguments "illogical," a federal appeals court panel has refused to overturn the 15-year prison sentence imposed on a former Gettysburg lawyer who embezzled $6.3 million from her clients. The judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit flat-out rejected Wendy Weikal-Beauchat's argument that she didn't deserve such a long jail term even though she admitted lying to try to impede a state investigation of her crimes.


  6. Doctors may lose potent legal tactic against insurersRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | American Medical Association

    A possible Supreme Court ruling for a health insurance company in a dispute over class arbitration could hamstring physicians in their battles over payments. In the late 1990s, New Jersey pediatrician John I. Sutter, MD, was juggling the demands of running a small, inner-city pediatric health center with pursuing a master's degree in health policy and management.


  7. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Hospital's Religious Exemption from ERISARead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On December 29, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decided in Kaplan v. Saint Peter's Healthcare System , No.


  8. U.S. Third Circuit Rules Cell Phone Location Searches Do Not Require Probable CauseRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    The U.S . Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a U.S. Magistrate Judge's ruling that prosecutors seeking cell site location information need probable cause to get a warrant for those records.


  9. Court revives suit arguing certain service contracts violate N.J. lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Automotive News

    A federal appeals court has revived a proposed class-action suit alleging that a service contract violates New Jersey law because it denies consumers the right to collect attorney fees if they win an arbitrated dispute and requires splitting arbitration costs. The suit, brought by used-car purchaser Tijuana Johnson, asserts that the provision is invalid under the state's Truth in Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act.


  10. NFL Concussion Lawsuit Update: Oral Arguments Will be Presented to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Atlas Legal Funding today announced that oral arguments for the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement have been scheduled for Nov. 19th. The appeal will be argued before Circuit Judges Ambro, Hardiman and Nygaard.


  11. Ralph Lee White loses another court appealRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | RecordNET

    The latest and apparently final twist in Ralph Lee White's ongoing lawsuit against Stockton came today when the California Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in favor of the city.


  12. 70-year prison term upheld for child molester who filmed his abuse of 9-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 |

    A federal appeals court panel has refused to overturn a 70-year prison sentence for a York County man who possessed more than 40,000 images of child pornography, including videos that showed him molesting a 9-year-old boy. The judges discounted Daniel Thomas Curran's arguments that police secured their evidence during an illegal search and that his sentence is unreasonable because he won't live long enough to complete it.


  13. ADA Claim Disputed in Case Over Flatulent Pork Roll EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 |

    An employee who brought a discrimination-by-association suit over alleged workplace harassment about her husband's flatulence is disputing her ex-employer's assertion that the claim is unsupported by law. Responding to a defense motion to dismiss, plaintiff Louann Clem conceded that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has yet to rule on whether a hostile-work-environment claim for discrimination by association can be brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, but she cited the court's recognition of a similar cause of action under Title VII.


  14. WI Appeals Court Affirms No Constitutional Right to View Porn in the LibraryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WisBlawg

    Today, the Third District Court of Appeals affirmed that library patrons do not have a constitutional right to view pornography on library computers. The defendant was cited for disorderly conduct in 2014 after a couple of students reported he was watching pornography on a UW Eau Claire library computer.


  15. Poll: 65 percent want regulated, legal gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | ESPN

    While the NFL remains opposed to legalizing sports betting across the United States, football fans overwhelmingly believe it's time for a change. Research released Wednesday by the American Gaming Association found that 80 percent of Super Bowl viewers polled want to change the current sports betting laws in the U.S., and 66 percent believe states should have the choice of whether to offer sports betting.


  16. Bankruptcy Law 'Trumps' The National Labor Relations Act in Casino Reorganization CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | JD Supra

    In a case of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently ruled that federal bankruptcy courts may extinguish a Chapter 11 employer's obligations under an expired collective bargaining agreement pursuant to Section 1113 of the Bankruptcy Code where such relief is necessary to permit reorganization. In re: Trump Entertainment Resorts , 2016 WL 191926 .


  17. Texas Court Tosses 'Machete' Funding FightRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Courthouse News Service

    Texas officials did not exceed their authority when they reneged on promised film incentives for Robert Rodriguez's action film "Machete" after it was produced, a Texas appeals court ruled. A three-judge panel with the Third District Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit against Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas Film Commission and its director Heather Page on Friday.


  18. Naughty Neonatal Nurse Nixed After Nineteen Years; Hospital Wins Age Discrimination LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | JD Supra

    A veteran neonatal nurse practitioner who was fired after one too many acts of misconduct could not prove age discrimination, a federal appeals court recently confirmed. The case presents healthcare employers with a good reminder that well-documented and well-founded disciplinary action is the key to avoiding liability when you need to take adverse action against an employee who is a member of a protected class.


  19. Judge Appeals IRP6 Case to Obama for ClemencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Market Wire

    Former federal judge H. Lee Sarokin petitions President Obama for clemency on behalf of technology executives known as the IRP6. In a letter to Obama, Sarokin makes the case that the six executives were prosecuted, wrongly convicted and imprisoned for a failure to pay corporate bills.


  20. Florida High Court Set to Hear Constitutional Challenge to Workers' Comp SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Insurance Journal West

    The Florida Supreme Court will hear yet another case challenging the constitutionality of the state's workers' comp system on April 16, 2016. The case, Daniel Stahl v.