We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Pa. Hospital Worker's Age, Disability Suit Comes Up Short

Law360 (April 24, 2019, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge has tossed an age and disability bias suit from a hospital worker who didn't get rehired after taking medical leave for cancer treatment, accepting Mercy Catholic Medical Center's argument that it was following internal policy when it hired a less experienced replacement.

U.S. District Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg granted summary judgment to Mercy Catholic Medical Center on Tuesday in Arlene Davis Roberts' suit alleging it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act when it passed her up for a less qualified, younger and non-disabled candidate upon Roberts' return from medical leave....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents



Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Employment


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

April 21, 2016

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Judge Analytics