42 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 195,191 times   262 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the sufficiency of the allegations is a legal question so appellate courts have jurisdiction to consider it on appeal from denial of qualified immunity
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 209,562 times   342 Legal Analyses
    Holding that conclusory allegations that the defendants acted unlawfully were insufficient to state a claim
  3. Phillips v. County of Allegheny

    515 F.3d 224 (3d Cir. 2008)   Cited 13,446 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a district court need not permit a curative amendment if such amendment would be futile
  4. Fowler v. UPMC Shadyside

    578 F.3d 203 (3d Cir. 2009)   Cited 11,435 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion "in denying a motion for a class action determination which was untimely under the local rule"
  5. Pryor v. Nat'l Collegiate Athletic Ass'n

    288 F.3d 548 (3d Cir. 2002)   Cited 1,040 times
    Holding that "[a]lthough a district court may not consider matters extraneous to the pleadings, a document integral to or explicitly relied upon in the complaint may be considered without converting the motion to dismiss in one for summary judgment"
  6. Wright v. Associated Ins. Companies Inc.

    29 F.3d 1244 (7th Cir. 1994)   Cited 1,243 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that remand of state law claims was unnecessary even though the court did not make any findings with respect to whether it should retain jurisdiction
  7. Reger Dev. v. Natl. City Bank

    592 F.3d 759 (7th Cir. 2010)   Cited 627 times
    Applying Illinois law
  8. Duquesne Light Co. v. Westinghouse Elec. Corp.

    66 F.3d 604 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 596 times
    Holding that the economic loss doctrine "prohibits plaintiffs from recovering in tort economic losses to which their entitlement flows only from a contract"
  9. Acumed LLC v. Advanced Surgical Services, Inc.

    561 F.3d 199 (3d Cir. 2009)   Cited 353 times
    Holding that "the absence of privilege or justification on the part of the defendant" is a requisite element of the tort of tortious interference with business relationships
  10. PepsiCo, Inc. v. Redmond

    54 F.3d 1262 (7th Cir. 1995)   Cited 227 times   25 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district court did not abuse its discretion in finding that employee's lack of candor regarding acceptance of new job demonstrated employee's willingness to misuse former employer's trade secrets
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 267,561 times   779 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Section 101 - Definitions

    11 U.S.C. § 101   Cited 24,932 times   145 Legal Analyses
    Defining "securities clearing agency" by reference to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  13. Rule 19 - Required Joinder of Parties

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 19   Cited 8,110 times   51 Legal Analyses
    Holding a person must be joined if disposing the action in the person's absence may leave an existing party subject to a "substantial" risk of incurring inconsistent obligations
  14. Section 365 - Executory contracts and unexpired leases

    11 U.S.C. § 365   Cited 5,193 times   134 Legal Analyses
    Discussing "cure" obligations in the context of executory contracts
  15. Section 765 ILCS 1065/8

    765 ILCS 1065/8   Cited 114 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Stating that the "Act is intended to displace conflicting tort, restitutionary, unfair competition, and other laws of this State providing civil remedies for misappropriation of a trade secret"
  16. Section 765 ILCS 1065/5

    765 ILCS 1065/5   Cited 21 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Permitting the court to award reasonable attorneys' fees to the prevailing party where "willful and malicious misappropriation exists"