Attorney for Megan Thode, who lost her $1.3 million lawsuit to Lehigh University, claims judge did not interpret the law properly.
A Nazareth woman who sued Lehigh University for $1.3 million over a C+ grade and lost has filed post-trial motions asking the court to reverse its decision or grant a new trial. Megan Thode’s attorney, Richard J. Orloski, contends in a motion for “judgment notwithstanding the verdict” that Northampton County Judge Emil Giordano erred in his interpretation of the law in ruling in favor of Lehigh. In the paperwork filed Monday, Orloski argues that the attorney for Lehigh, Neil Hamburg, misstated the law that should apply and Giordano relied on that misstatement in issuing the verdict. According to Orloski, the judge observed that a zero grade for class participation was “not comprehensible, or words to that effect.” Orloski also contends “…
Bethlehem Township Commissioners are expected to discuss city's settlement offer, which would allow construction to continue.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Bethlehem Township Commissioners are expected to discuss the Allentown arena project and their role in a lawsuit that could halt the project during a public meeting tonight at the township office building. The “City of Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone,” is on the commissioners’ agenda as a “discussion item” tonight. The Morning Call reports that commissioners expect to discuss – for the first time publicly – Allentown’s offer to settle the lawsuit out of court. The city plans to build a $220 million arena, office and hotel complex at Seventh and Hamilton streets. The project is being funded by a special 130-acre tax zone where all state and local income taxes will be used to develop properties inside the zone. The use of this …
Area bars, arena manager, bus company and designated driver all targeted by wrongful death suit.