Jon Campisi Jun. 1, 2012, 11:13am
A Northeastern Pennsylvania man who was diagnosed with lung cancer nearly two years ago, a disease he attributes to his asbestos exposure during his working years, has filed a mass tort civil action against manufacturers of products containing the fiber.
Merit selection issue, at the forefront following Pa. Supreme Court justice indictment, is put on hold
Jon Campisi Jun. 4, 2012, 3:50pm
Judicial reform advocates in Pennsylvania rallying behind a potential change in the state constitution that would alter the way judges are selected will have to wait a little while longer for action after a state House committee recently postponed a vote on a merit selection bill.
Jon Campisi Jun. 6, 2012, 7:40am
Philadelphia’s recently enacted ban on feeding the homeless in public is now the subject of litigation, after the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania on June 5 filed a federal complaint against the city and Mayor Michael Nutter challenging the constitutionality of the controversial measure.
admin Jun. 6, 2012, 7:42am
The Philadelphia law firm that joined with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania in filing a federal complaint against the city and its mayor over a controversial outdoor homeless feeding ban will be honored at the end of the month for its work toward social justice by an area organization dedicated to the same.
Jon Campisi Jun. 6, 2012, 7:47am
The widow of a U.S. Forest Service employee who died back in June 2010 when the small plane he and two other Department of Agriculture workers were in crashed in north-central Pennsylvania has filed a wrongful death claim against those charged with maintaining the aircraft.
Insurance co. not required to indemnify Sandusky for potential damages arising out of sex-abuse case, judge rules
Jon Campisi Jun. 6, 2012, 7:50am
A federal judge in Harrisburg has partially ruled in favor of an insurance company seeking declaratory judgment that it does not have to indemnify Jerry Sandusky for potential damages that may arise out of child sex-abuse allegations against the former Penn State University assistant football coach.