3rd Circ. Won’t Rethink Patent Atty's ERISA Suit

Law360, New York (November 25, 2015, 3:23 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit wasn’t swayed Tuesday by claims that the panel mixed up precedent by concluding that a patent attorney waited too long to bring his Employee Retirement Income Securities Act suit accusing the Webb Law Firm PC of misclassifying him.

In a brief order, the court rejected Darrell E. Williams’ Nov. 12 petition for rehearing, which argued that the panel appeared to have confused certain phrases from an earlier Third Circuit opinion in Ranke v. Sanofi-Synthelabo Inc. As such, he argued, the Third Circuit should rethink the decision that he waited too long to bring claims that the firm unfairly...

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