U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit News

'Novel' talc lawsuit rejected by Third Circuit; No injury alleged but buyer's remorse

By John Breslin | Sep 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A woman has no right to damages for buying talc-based baby powder and then regretting the decision because she learned later of an alleged link with ovarian cancer.

Third Circuit upholds dismissal of Chemours Co. severance plan complaint

By Charmaine Little | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – A handful of former employees for The Chemours Co. lost their appeal after their employee severance plan complaint was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Groups want Third Circuit to enforce Flonase class action settlement against Louisiana AG

By Jessica Karmasek | Nov 7, 2016

The Washington Legal Foundation is among those calling on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to overturn a Pennsylvania federal court’s decision that, they argue, would undermine class-wide settlements by permitting plaintiff states to file copycat lawsuits despite benefiting from a settlement.

Third Circuit affirms dismissal of data breach class action filed against prescription services company

By Jessica Karmasek | Sep 13, 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in its ruling last month, effectively quashed the lawsuit filed by a group of former Benecard Services Inc. employees. The plaintiffs, alleging breach of trust and identity fraud, sued their former employer for damages allegedly caused by a data security breach.

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