In a case that has been widely discussed on this blog, a United States federal district court Judge denied the Philadelphia Carpenters’ Union’s motion to dismiss a federal RICO case filed against it by the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro issued the ruling on the Union’s motion.
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As many daily headlines in the business sections of newspapers across the country will attest, business is not for the faint of heart. Meticulously planned deals can fall through at the eleventh hour; partners may prioritize their own short-term gains over the long-term well being of the company; competitors could engage in smear campaigns meant to expand their base at any cost, even at the expense of good will others took decades to build. When your business suffers unfairly from the misdeeds of third parties, sometimes the only recourse is to resolve the dispute in court.