Monthly Archives: January 2012
Former Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission investigator cannot move forward with suit, judge rules
A former investigator for Philadelphia’s Police Advisory Commission cannot move forward with his claims that he was forced out of his job because he referred an individual to a member of the press, a federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled.
A black man who claims he was subject to constant harassment for the six years he worked for the Manayunk Brewing Company in Northwest Philadelphia has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the bar-restaurant.
A Philadelphia couple has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Seaworld and an amusement park operated by the recreation giant, alleging their son sustained serious physical injuries, including head trauma, after he collided with his father during a ride aboard a water slide.
A black professor who was hired in January 2010 to work as a project coordinator at Drexel University’s PA Mental Health and Justice Center of Excellence, and was terminated from her position three months later, is suing her former employer in federal court, alleging she was fired in retaliation for speaking out against racially discriminatory treatment she allegedly received while on the job.
A former employee of a Philadelphia youth detention center can move forward with his claims that the city failed to offer him the COBRA health insurance extension following his termination, a federal judge has ruled.
A U.S. District judge in Philadelphia has ruled that a Pennsylvania woman’s lawsuit against a Florida bus company must play out in federal court in the Sunshine State.
A woman who claims her job position was eliminated while she was out on pregnancy leave has filed a federal job discrimination lawsuit against her former company.
A Philadelphia man who claims he sustained wrist and knee injuries at the hands of overly aggressive city police officers has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the cops in federal court.
A Chester County, Pa. woman who claims her wearing of an Islamic head covering and her Muslim faith in general led to her eventual firing from Rite Aid Corp. has filed a federal job discrimination complaint against the company.
A motorist who claims he was arrested for, and subsequently convicted of, driving under the influence of alcohol is suing the City of Philadelphia and the officer who took him into custody, blaming a faulty machine for improperly calculating his blood-alcohol level at the time he was arrested.