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Fired worker's wrongful termination claims dismissed, defamation claim going back to state court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 11:49am by Nicholas Malfitano

A federal judge has dismissed wrongful termination claims against a recycling plant, while the plaintiff’s motion to remand the case’s remaining defamation claim to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas will also be granted. more...

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Motion to dismiss claims against Philadelphia police officers partially granted

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:24pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A motion to dismiss claims against the City Of Philadelphia and two of its police officers was partially granted in federal court on June 4.

Asbestos lawsuit to stay in federal court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:20pm by Nicholas Malfitano

An asbestos lawsuit will not be returning to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, according to a recent order from a federal judge.

Insurance case will stay in Philadelphia federal court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:16pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A federal judge has decreed a lawsuit against a home and auto insurance company will not be transferred elsewhere in the state, and remain in his district.

Untimely removal sends liability case against Chrysler, Enterprise back to state court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 1:14pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A personal injury and product liability action against a major automobile manufacturer and rental service will be headed back to a state court due to untimely removal by the defendants, per an order from a federal judge.

Harrisburg man files TCPA suit against Verde Energy

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 12:53pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Harrisburg man is suing an electric utility company, alleging he has been receiving unwanted phone calls.

Former railway engineer alleges gender discrimination

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 12:48pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Beaver County woman is suing a transportation company, alleging she was terminated from her job as engineer because of her gender.

Teen who worked at Deer Park as cashier files sexual harassment lawsuit

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 12:39pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

Months after one of the defendants was sentenced to 10-20 years in prison, a young female has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against her former employer.

Federal judge dismisses Monell, conspiracy violations against law enforcement

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 12:04pm by Nicholas Malfitano

On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled claims of a Monell violation and conspiracy to obstruct an investigation into civil rights violations against Delaware County and several of its law enforcement officials would be dismissed.

Montreal Convention keeps lawsuit against American Airlines in federal court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 11:58am by Nicholas Malfitano

A federal court decided on June 18 that a contractual lawsuit against American Airlines will not be returning to its point of origin in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Photograph copyright infringement case headed to New York federal court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 11:54am by Nicholas Malfitano

A motion from one of the world’s top textbook publishers to transfer a copyright infringement case against it to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has been granted.