U.S. magistrate judge throws out punitive damages claim against man who used cellphone preceding vehicle accident
A federal judge has agreed to dismiss punitive damages claims against a motorist and a car dealership who were sued over allegations that the man’s use of a cell phone while driving constituted a reckless act and caused injury to the plaintiff.
A former radiology technician at Abington Memorial Hospital has filed a wrongful termination suit against the medical institution and the woman who was his direct supervisor, alleging his firing was due to his complaints of age and sex discrimination a year-and-a-half earlier.
An auto insurance company has filed a civil complaint against the United States Postal Service over damages to an insured’s motorcycle arising out of a 2010 vehicle accident between the plaintiff’s customer and a mail carrier.
A medical student at the University of Illinois at Chicago who was suspended for “irregular behavior” by the Philadelphia-based National Board of Medical Examiners has filed a lawsuit against the agency at federal court in Philadelphia.
A former secretary with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit, a regional agency that provides educational services, who was fired after 26 years with the organization has filed a federal complaint against her former employer alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act.
A Pennsylvania woman who claims her brief period of time working for an extermination company was marred by pervasive sexual harassment on the part of her supervisor has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the company and her former boss.
A former HVAC technician is suing the company that employed him for more than a decade, contending that his firing was related to the plaintiff having to take off work due to two separate incidents of knee injuries.
A 66-year-old Langhorne, Pa. man who claims he was unlawfully terminated from his job as a maintenance electrician at a Bucks County agency has filed a federal discrimination complaint against his former employer.
A former nursing administrator who oversaw a psychiatric unit at a Bucks County, Pa. hospital is suing her former employer in federal court, contending the company discriminatorily terminated her employment because of her health conditions.
The Delaware River Port Authority has announced the retirement of its longtime general counsel, a Philadelphia resident and former city prosecutor who has headed the legal department at the bi-state agency for more than two decades.
A former crane operator for a scrap metal company who alleges his firing after six years of employment was motivated by his race has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against his former employer.