♦ Winners…

  • CITY OF BRIDGETON
    An employee denied use of a donated sick-leave bank did not make a case for failure-to-accommodate disability discrimination, a court says.
     
  • GIRLS FRIENDLY SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA
    A New Jersey court says it is entitled to exemption from property taxes on a Cape May beach house used as a Christian retreat.
     
  • VIOXX USERS
    Merck & Co. agrees to pay up to $220M to settle class claims by Missouri consumers over the pain-relief drug.

… & Losers ♦

  • HOTEL MAID SERVICES
    A court dismisses a suit by a supervisor for a housekeeping contractor at Wyndham Skyline Tower Resorts in Atlantic City who claimed she was sexually assaulted.
     
  • UNDECIDED CONSUMERS
    An appeals court says a sale is final if buyers don’t return an item for 13 days after being given ‘a few more days’ beyond a trial period.
     
  • WOODLAND PARK
    Sued for nonpayment of a $433,000 air-ambulance bill to take the police chief home from an Idaho clinic, the town may not name insurers as third-party defendants, a judge rules.