PAYNE v. WOODS SERVICES, INC. et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER THAT MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE SUR-REPLY (DOC. 12) IS GRANTED. DEFENDANTS MOTION TO DISMISS (DOC. 9) IS GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART AS OUTLINED HEREIN. SIGNED BY HONORABLE MICHAEL M. BAYLSON ON 2/16/21. 2/16/21 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(rf, )
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
WOODS SERVICES, INC., WOODS
SERVICES MEDICAL PRACTICE
GROUP, LLC, ABRAHAM KAMARA,
and JOHN DOES 1-5 AND 6-10
ORDER RE MOTION TO DISMISS
AND NOW, this 16th day of February, 2021, after careful consideration of Defendants’
Motion to Dismiss (ECF 9), Plaintiff’s Response (ECF 10), Defendants’ Reply (ECF 11), and
Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File a Sur-Reply (ECF 12), for the reasons stated in the attached
memorandum, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:
1. The Motion for Leave to File a Sur-Reply (ECF 12) is GRANTED; and
2. Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss (ECF 9) is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN
PART, as follows:
a. with respect to Counts I and II of the Complaint brought pursuant to the FMLA,
the Motion to Dismiss is DENIED;
b. with respect to Counts III and IV brought pursuant to the FFCRA, the Motion
c. with respect to Count V brought pursuant to the PWL, the Motion is
GRANTED without prejudice;
d. with respect to Counts VI, VII, and VIII brought pursuant to the ADA, the
Motion is GRANTED without prejudice; and
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e. with respect to Counts IX, X, XI, and XII brought pursuant to the PHRA, the
Motion is GRANTED without prejudice.
Plaintiff is granted leave to file an amended complaint within 14 days. In his amended complaint,
Plaintiff is directed to allege all violations of a particular statute in one count. For example, all
claims brought pursuant to the FMLA should be stated in one count.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Michael M. Baylson
MICHAEL M. BAYLSON, U.S.D.J.
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