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A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel agreed Monday with a trial court's decision to toss a lawsuit accusing a truck driver of negligently killing a dockworker in New Jersey, saying the driver and truck company had proven the trial should not take place in Pennsylvania.
A Mexican citizen who has lived in the U.S. for over three decades lost part of his bid to cancel his deportation Monday, after a Ninth Circuit panel found that his earlier parole into the U.S. after his initial unauthorized entry did not start the clock on his residency.
The doctrine barring courts from changing Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-accepted rates doesn't cover claims that Eversource Energy and Avangrid Inc. manipulated natural gas supplies and drove up New England electricity prices by $3.6 billion, customers told the First Circuit Monday.
The World Boxing Organization on Monday told a First Circuit panel that a boxer’s suit accusing the organization of taking bribes to rob him of a title shot should stay down for the count.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether the National Labor Relations Board has power over tribal employers, rejecting a California casino’s challenge to a ruling that it illegally blocked workers from passing out pro-union leaflets.