Jon Campisi Nov. 1, 2011, 12:43pm
The former manager of a suburban Pennsylvania Home Depot store has filed a federal lawsuit against the retail corporation, alleging she was terminated from her position because of her sex, and not because of the supposed “leadership problems,” as was claimed by higher-ups as the basis for her firing.
Jon Campisi Nov. 2, 2011, 2:19pm
A Harrisburg woman who was a juvenile when she sustained a facial fracture after allegedly being punched in the face by a security guard at a Philadelphia residential facility for adolescents with special needs has filed a lawsuit against the facility and the employee.
Jon Campisi Nov. 2, 2011, 2:22pm
A pedestrian who claims she sustained bodily injuries after being struck by a bike messenger while she was crossing a Center City, Philadelphia street has filed a personal injury complaint against the cyclist and the company he was working for at the time of the incident.
Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2011, 7:21am
Attorneys for Philadelphia’s Marriott Hotel, which was named as a defendant in an Oct. 4 lawsuit filed at Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court by an Alabama couple, have filed a Notice of Removal with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, requesting that venue be transferred to federal court.
Pa. Supreme Court rules former CBS 3 news anchor Alycia Lane's civil case can be heard in Philly courts
Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2011, 7:27am
The long-awaited civil trial involving former KYW CBS 3 news anchor Alycia Lane can finally move forward after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled the litigation against Lane’s former co-anchor Larry Mendte can be played out in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas.
Jon Campisi Nov. 7, 2011, 1:17pm
The mother of a 19-year-old Philadelphia man shot and killed by city police officers, allegedly while he was unarmed, will have her civil case heard in federal, not state, court after city lawyers filed a removal notice Nov. 3 with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of the defendants.
Michael P. Tremoglie Nov. 7, 2011, 2:23pm
U.S. District Judge Petrese B. Tucker of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ordered Checkpoint Systems, the losing plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit, to pay the two defendants, Sensormatic Electronics Corp. and All-Tag Security, a total of $6.5 million in attorney fees and costs.
Jon Campisi Nov. 7, 2011, 3:08pm
Lawyers for the City of Philadelphia have filed a Notice of Removal with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, seeking to have a civil complaint served last month against the police department in state court transferred to federal court.