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Tag Archives: Judge Anthony J. Trenga

Official defeats inadequate skin cancer care claim

Where a detainee received daily care for his skin cancer, a prison official prevailed on the inadequate medical care claim. Although the official confiscated the detainee’s bandages on one day, the detainee nevertheless received medical care that same day. Background ...

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No reconsideration of military COVID vaccine mandate suit

Where the court previously dismissed a suit brought by military chaplains complaining about the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the plaintiffs’ motion to reconsider was denied. Background This action stems from a complaint by military chaplains surrounding the military’s COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Summary judgment denied in detainee’s civil rights suit

Where defendants argued a detainee’s civil rights’ claims were barred because he failed to exhaust his available administrative remedies, but the record was unclear on whether the grievance procedure was actually “available” to him, the motion was denied. Background Wayne ...

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Employer prevails on gender, sex orientation bias claim

Where an employee alleged she was terminated because of her gender and sexual orientation, but there was no evidence of any discriminatory animus by the decisionmaker, and an equal number of men and women were selected during the reorganization, the ...

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‘Safe harbor’ defense rejected in imprudent investment suit

Where an employee alleged her employer breached its fiduciary duty under ERISA by maintaining an allegedly imprudent investment option in its retirement plan, ERISA’s safe harbor did not apply to her decision to remain invested in that fund. The safe ...

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