AmerisourceBergen Beats Online Posters' Bid To Hide IDs

Law360, Los Angeles (November 12, 2013, 10:03 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court denied two online commenters’ attempts to keep their identities secret from an AmerisourceBergen Corp. executive whom they had impersonated in a 2011 post on Barrons.com, ruling Friday that it did not have jurisdiction to review the lower court’s decision in favor of the pharmaceutical distributor.

The commenters, identified as John Does, appealed a state trial court's denial of their motion to disqualify AmerisourceBergen’s attorneys after the commenters' attorney had accidentally disclosed the identity of one of the commenters to the company's counsel,...
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