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Federal judge allows Kane’s case alleging illegal payday loan scheme to move forward

Feb. 11, 2016, 2:05pm by Jessica Karmasek

Judge J. Curtis Joyner, in an order last month, denied most of the motions to dismiss filed by the defendants in the case. According to the attorney general’s lawsuit, originally filed in 2014, the companies allegedly targeted state consumers in violation of state and federal laws. more...

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Federal court finds former restaurant owners not liable for illegal boxing match broadcast

Feb. 11, 2016, 10:36am by Nicholas Malfitano

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. VS. Miguel Cotto

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has ruled a pair of former restaurant owners cannot be held liable for the illegal exhibition of a televised boxing match at their former establishment nearly four years ago.

Former science company sales rep's breach of contract and defamation claims will proceed

Feb. 11, 2016, 10:35am by Nicholas Malfitano

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA – A former sales representative for a science company who alleges her employer breached the terms of a settlement with her will have two of her three claims proceed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Federal judge rules summary judgment "inappropriate" on both sides of trade claim conversion suit

Feb. 11, 2016, 10:26am by Nicholas Malfitano

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has denied motions for summary judgment on both sides of a lawsuit alleging conversion of bankruptcy trade claims.

Couple alleges US Airways negligence caused plane crash

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:46pm by Carrie Bradon

PHILADELPHIA — A Delaware County couple is suing US Airways, alleging a pilot's medication caused a plane crash.

Injured Florida woman blames Philadelphia hospitals for fall

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:30pm by Carrie Bradon

PHILADELPHIA — A Florida woman is suing two Philadelphia hospitals and the city, alleging negligence after she she slipped and fell.

St. Clair couple accuses Donegal Insurance of breach of contract in auto crash

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:17pm by Carrie Bradon

HARRISBURG — A St. Clair couple is suing a Marietta insurance company, alleging their insurance provider failed to provide benefits or compensation following a car crash.

Former hospital worker blames Pennsylvania department for closure of health facility

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:09pm by Gene Johnson

HARRISBURG – A former hospital employee is suing a Pennsylvania state department, alleging inadequate legal representation in the closing of a state hospital. 

Third Circuit upholds dismissal of Philly firefighter's libel suit against New York Daily News

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:52pm by Nicholas Malfitano

Philadelphia Fire Department

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled in line with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in upholding the dismissal of a libel lawsuit brought by a Philadelphia firefighter against the New York Daily News nearly one year ago.

Commonwealth Court quashes condo association's appeal over Mercer County Sheriff's sale

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:50pm by Nicholas Malfitano

Commonwealth Court Judge James Gardner Colins

HARRISBURG – A Shenango Township condominium group’s attempt to overturn a Mercer County Court of Common Pleas order connected to a Sheriff’s sale of property in its complex has been denied, per the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Fired worker alleges Nobel Learning terminated her due to race

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:49pm by Carrie Bradon

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing a West Chester education business, alleging discrimination because she says her termination was due to race.