Phila. attorney specializing in police brutality litigation faces legal malpractice claim by former client
A state prison inmate filed a legal malpractice civil action at Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court against an attorney the plaintiff had retained to represent him in a prior civil matter stemming from an incident of alleged police brutality.
A federal judge in Philadelphia has denied a motion by out-of-state plaintiffs in a products liability case to remand the matter to a Pennsylvania state court.
A former paralegal for an area law firm who was fired from her $57,000-a-year position just a little over a year after being hired by the company has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit, alleging her discharge was a result of disability discrimination.
A Northeast Philadelphia electric company is suing a New Jersey construction firm in state court, alleging the defendant failed to pay the plaintiff the remaining balance on a subcontract relating to a construction project at a local shipping port.
A telecommunications firm is suing two local plumbing companies for allegedly causing damage to the plaintiff’s property after the defendants’ employees shot a trenching missile across a city roadway and struck the plaintiff’s underground facilities.
A neighborhood group in Northwest Philadelphia has filed suit against a Fort Washington, Pa. developer for allegedly reneging on an agreement by which the company would contribute matching funds toward the construction of a playground as part of a project to build a tract of residential homes in the community.
A Philadelphia man is suing a city bar for injuries he claims he sustained after an intoxicated, uninvited guest who crashed a private birthday party inside the establishment struck the plaintiff in the face.
Chester County judge orders infamous Pa. killer Greist to remain under state psychiatric care 32 years after found insane
A Chester County judge has ordered Richard Greist, who perpetuated one of the more infamous and depraved crimes in state history, to remain confined to a psychiatric facility to continue undergoing mental health evaluation more than three decades after he was committed to state care.
A Bensalem, Pa. woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a New Jersey-based pest extermination company, alleging she developed laryngitis and other ills and injuries as a result of having been exposed to pest control chemicals that were pumped by the defendant into her apartment complex while she slept.