United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
March 6, 2014
SHAWN ARNDT, Plaintiff,
JOHNSON & JOHNSON, et al., Defendants.
GENE E.K. PRATTER, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 5th day of March, 2014, upon consideration of Plaintiff's Motion to Remand (Docket No. 8), Defendants' Opposition thereto (Docket Nos. 24, 25), Plaintiff's Reply (Docket No. 26), and the supplemental briefing (Docket Nos. 30-32, 34-36, 39), and following oral argument, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's Motion (Docket No. 8) is DENIED;
2. All claims against Defendants William Weldon, Ashley McEvoy, Edwin Kuffner, Lorraine Bailer, Rosemary Crane, Gary Benedict, Peter Luther, Colleen Goggins, Tops Markets LLC, and Tops Holding Company are DISMISSED;
3. Defendants' Motions to Dismiss (Docket Nos. 14, 15) are DENIED without prejudice to refile the motions in light of the Court's opinion on the Motion to Remand. The remaining Defendants shall answer or otherwise move no later than 21 days from the date of this Order.