Tag Archives: Motion to Dismiss

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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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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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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Varrato v. Unilife Corporation

Plaintiff Varrato initiated this action against Defendants alleging claims for breach of contract and defamation.  One group of Defendants moved to dismiss the defamation claims raised against them on the basis of a release from liability signed by Plaintiff and … Continue reading

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United States v. Sampson

On April 11, 2011, the Court granted Defendant’s motion to dismiss pursuant to the Speedy Trial Act after finding that more than 70 non-excludable days had elapsed. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Boyce v. DeRose

Plaintiff James Boyce filed a civil rights action against several employees of the Dauphin County Prison alleging inhumane conditions at the prison.  Defendants filed two separate motions to dismiss the complaint.  On March 31, 2011, the Court issued a memorandum … Continue reading

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Funk v. Stanish

Plaintiff Gerald Funk filed a civil rights action alleging violations of his First and Eighth Amendment rights, as well as various state law claims.  The alleged incidents took place while incarcerated at State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale and State Correctional … Continue reading

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Funk v. Custer

Plaintiff Gerald Funk filed a civil rights action alleging violations of his First and Eighth Amendment rights while incarcerated at State Correctional Institution at Coal Township.  Two motions to dismiss were filed.  On March 31, 2011, the Court granted one … Continue reading

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Quijada v. Bledsoe

Plaintiff Mario Quijada filed a civil rights action against various employees of the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary.  Defendants filed a motion to dismiss, or in the alternative, for summary judgment.  On March 31, 2011, the Court granted the motion in its … Continue reading

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Ball v. Famiglio

Plaintiff Dawn Marie Ball filed a civil rights action against twenty-eight employees of the State Correctional Institution at Muncy.  On March 31, 2011, the Court issued an order disposing of Plaintiff’s fourth and fifth motions for appointment of counsel, Plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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