Tag Archives: Civil

Federal Insurance v. Sandusky, 4:11-cv-2375

On June 4, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted in part Plaintiff’s motion for judgment on the pleadings.  In this action, Plaintiff Federal Insurance sought a declaration that the insurance policy provided to the Second Mile and its directors and officers … Continue reading

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Rockmore v. Harrisburg Property Service, 1:10-cv-2652

On March 20, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted Defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s complaint.  Plaintiff argued that her employer had discriminated against her based on her gender and religion, which resulted in a hostile work environment.  Upon review, the Court … Continue reading

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Jones v. South Williamsport School District, 4:11-cv-1179

On January 26, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted in part Defendant Blue Cross’s motion to dismiss and granted Defendant South Williamsport School District and Defendant Lycoming Trust’s motion for judgment on the pleadings.  In this action, Plaintiff filed a lawsuit alleging … Continue reading

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Jamel Billups v. Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center, 1:11-cv-1784

On April 23, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted two motions to dismiss and granted in part one motion to dismiss in this matter.  Plaintiff was charged and ultimately acquitted of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children related to injuries … Continue reading

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Dempsey v. Bucknell, 4:11-cv-1679

On May 3, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted in part the motion to dismiss of Defendants Bucknell University and various Bucknell employees and the motion to dismiss of Defendant Anothony Voci.  Plaintiff, a Bucknell student, filed this suit after the University and several … Continue reading

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Ecudero-Aviles v. Milton Hershey School, 1:11-cv-1858

On January 13, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted Defendant Milton Hershey School’s motion to dismiss and dismissed Plaintiff’s complaint with prejudice.  The lawsuit arose from Defendant’s decision to expel Plaintiff from the school, which Plaintiff alleged violated his rights under … Continue reading

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Young v. Pleasant Valley, 3:07-cv-854

On May 18, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted Defendants’ motion for a new trial in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a former student and her parents against the Pleasant Valley School District, her principal, and her history teacher.  The Court … Continue reading

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State Automobile Mutual Insurance v. Lucchesi, et al., 4:11-cv-735

On June 5, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted Plaintiff State Auto’s motion for summary judgment and denied Defendants’ cross motions for summary judgment.  This matter was instituted to determine Plaintiff’s obligations pursuant to an insurance policy it had issued to a … Continue reading

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Brown v. TrueBlue, 1:10-cv-514

On April 16, 2012, Chief Judge Kane denied Plaintiffs’ motion to reconsider an order compelling arbitration in this matter.  The Court, relying on the Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T v. Concepcion had previously ordered that the parties proceed to arbitration in … Continue reading

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Ward v. Allied Mechanical and Electrical

Plaintiff filed suit against Defendant alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  Plaintiff filed a motion to compel the production of documents and Defendant filed a motion in limine to preclude Plaintiff’s punitive … Continue reading

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