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Cletus P. Lyman

Cletus Lyman’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • Cort v. Ash, 422 US 66 (1975)

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    No private cause of action under 18 USC 610. Settled in state court.
    Description:
    Test for finding private cause of action under US statue not expressly authorizing one.
  • Boileau v. Bethlehem Steel Corp., 730 F.2d 929 (3d Cir. 1984)

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Outcome:
    Challenge authorized. Case settled.
    Description:
    Challenge to state court judgment in federal court.
  • Squires v. Bonser, 54 F.3d 168 (3d Cir. 1995)

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Outcome:
    Back pay and reinstatement awarded.
    Description:
    Employee sued for retaliation under First Amendment.
  • Lyons v. Parkway Corp., 61 Pa. D. & C. 4th 111 (Pa. Com. Pl. 2001)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff verdict $5.75 Million
    Description:
    Widow of a taxi driver sued transportation management company that failed to provide adequate means to insure the safety of taxi drivers at an international airport.
  • Schlier v. Rice, 630 F.Supp.2d 458 (2007)

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Date:
    Feb 12, 2010
    Outcome:
    $4 Million Settlement after verdict for plaintiffs.
    Description:
    Towing company and owner sued PA State Police commanders for retaliation after plaintiff complained to Internal Affairs about management of police station.
  • Dombrosky v. Banach, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 72819 (M.D. Pa.)

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    May 24, 2012
    Outcome:
    summary judgment for plaintiff on liability of township and its officials; summary judgment for commission and its officials.
    Description:
    Police sergeant sued township, police commission, and officials for failure to reinstate him to tenured position after leave of absence in violation of contract, tenure, and 14th Amendment Due Process.
  • Dearlove v. Genzyme Transgenics Corp., 2004 Phila. Ct. Com. Pl. LEXIS 11

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Date:
    Dec 28, 2004
    Outcome:
    Class of employee-option holders certified. Case later settled by stock grants,
    Description:
    Employees stock options were cancelled when employer was divested by public parent company. Issue was whether divestiture constituted termination of employment under option plan.
  • Larsen v. Senate of the Commonwealth, 154 F.3d 82 (3d Cir. 1998)

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Date:
    Dec 23, 1998
    Outcome:
    Cause of action upheld.
    Description:
    Former Supreme Court Justice sued for lifetime medical benefits after having been removed from office.
  • Promuto v. Waste Mgmt., Inc., 44 F. Supp. 2d 628 (SDNY 1999)

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Date:
    Apr 23, 1999
    Outcome:
    Summary judgment for plaintiff on liability.
    Description:
    Family business owners sued public company for erroneous financial statements given when company bought the business.
  • Von Pein v. Bonucci, 1993 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3055 (E.D.Pa. 1993)

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Date:
    Jul 08, 1983
    Outcome:
    Cause of action upheld and personal jurisdiction sustained.
    Description:
    Ex-wife sued ex-husband's employer alleging conspiracy to defraud her of alimony by concealing husband's income from employment.