On summary judgment, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recognized that summary judgment cannot be granted if factual disputes regarding the issues exist. It also found that the health care company, because it was a private company, might be liable for its employees' behavior on a respondeat superior theory. Although summary judgment was granted to some defendants, it was denied to most. See: Cortlessa v. County of Chester, USDC E.D.Pa., Case No. Civ. A. 04-1039 (2006 WL 1490145) (unpublished).
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