A public transit passenger who claims she sustained various injuries after she not only slipped on the wet floor of a trolley, but also was subsequently tossed from the vehicle after its doors opened, has filed a personal injury complaint against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.
A veteran police dispatcher for a Delaware County municipality who claims she was exposed to a pattern of sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of various supervisors has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the borough and police personnel.
A suburban Philadelphia woman who claims she was fired from her job at a large drug manufacturing company because of her race and because of her formal complaints of disparate treatment has filed a federal discrimination compliant against her former employer.
When Sgt. Robert Ralston, then a 21-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, reported that he had been shot in the shoulder by a black man during a struggle in the city’s Overbrook section back in April 2010, it riled up the law enforcement community, which vowed to capture the assailant.
A Philadelphia man who claims two city police officers arrested him without cause, and then proceeded to severely beat him, causing him to sustain extensive injuries, has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the City of Philadelphia and the individual officers involved in the alleged incident.
A man who was fired from his job as a system administrator at an information technology firm in southeastern Pennsylvania has filed a federal complaint against the company, alleging his termination after three years of employment was retaliatory for him taking occasional medical leave to treat his ailments.
A former janitor for an LA Fitness branch in Lower Bucks County is suing the fitness chain in federal court, alleging his termination was racially motivated.
A former ramp service agent for US Airways who claims he was fired in retaliation for his using federally approved sick leave has filed a federal lawsuit against the airline.
Mass tort drug cases originating from the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court’s Complex Litigation Center will be tried individually and without reverse bifurcation beginning in January, the court announced this week.
A Philadelphia-area attorney who was convicted in federal court in October 2010 of traveling outside of the United States to engage in sex with a minor was sentenced on Dec. 1 to 15 years in prison.
A Philadelphia couple has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the City of Philadelphia and four city police officers, alleging that a search of their home, and their subsequent eviction four years ago, was unwarranted.
The widow of a man whose November 2009 death she attributes to a fall her husband suffered on municipal property is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Gas Works and a host of other companies in state court.