♦ Winners …
- HERTZ CORP.
A federal judge in Newark dismisses a suit alleging a worker’s dismissal for bizarre behavior violated the collective bargaining agreement.
An eighth generic drug maker drops plans to invalidate the New Brunswick company’s patent for oral contraceptive Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo.
- SANDY VICTIMS
The Federal Housing Authority extends a program that allows homeowners to suspend mortgage payments.
A state Tax Court judge knocks out as premature a suit alleging the retailer wrongly charged sales tax on paper-product purchases.
♦ … & Losers
- THE LAWRENCEVILLE SCHOOL
A state appeals court orders a jury trial in a suit by a teacher who claims he was fired because he is gay.
- PORT AUTHORITY OF NY/NJ
Failing to show firefighters had sufficient training draws a $3.5M fine to the Federal Aviation Administration.
- SANOFI PASTEUR INC.
A federal judge in Newark denies its request to throw out a vaccine price-fixing suit by medical practices.
- STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS
N.J. foreclosures continue to increase but not as quickly as in other states, a RealtyTrac survey says.