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Family Appeals Delaware School Board Prayer Ruling

WILMINGTON Del. - (AP) A Jewish family is taking their lawsuit over starting Indian River district school board meetings with Christian prayer to the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorneys for the unnamed family hope the federal appellate court will overturn District Judge Joseph Farnan Jr.'s...

3rd Circuit Reverses Denial Of Summary Judgment On Medical Monitoring Claim

PHILADELPHIA - (Mealey's) A panel of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 24 reversed a district court's finding in favor of medical monitoring for a minor plaintiff who allegedly was injured by an experimental heart stent, holding that even if Delaware law would allow medical monitoring...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Concepcion Mandates Individual Arbitration Even When Statutory Rights Cannot Be Vindicated, 3rd Circuit Holds

By the Consumer Financial Services Group The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion , 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], obligates courts to compel individual arbitration even where the plaintiff has proven that doing so...