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School district sued by seventh grade girl denied spot on wrestling team

Jon Campisi Nov. 1, 2013, 9:28am

A central Pennsylvania school district is being sued by the parents of a

Phila. firm Blank Rome elects managing partner, Co-Chair Alan Hoffman to another three-year term

Jon Campisi Nov. 1, 2013, 9:40am

The Philadelphia-based law firm Blank Rome announced this week that

Pa. couple files products liability class action against Pella Corp. over defective windows

Jon Campisi Nov. 1, 2013, 9:44am

Pella Corp., the Iowa-based window manufacturer, has been named as a

Remaining holdouts in burning town reach settlement; Tale of Centralia, Pa. noted in film and fiction

Jon Campisi Nov. 1, 2013, 9:52am

A handful of residents who have refused to leave Centralia, the central

Newspapers, state reach settlement agreement in case challenging Pa. inmate execution procedure

Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2013, 7:04am

Two area daily newspapers have settled a lawsuit against the Pennsylvania

Federal judge dismisses case by Pa. prisoner who claimed to have not received preliminary hearings

Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2013, 7:09am

The City of Philadelphia, which was the remaining defendant in a pro se civil rights case brought by a man who claims he was unfairly denied the opportunity to have preliminary hearings in his underlying criminal matters, has been dismissed from the litigation, officially putting an end to the matter.

Montco construction co. sues Bristol Township, others over retaliatory building code violations

Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2013, 8:13am

A Montgomery County home improvement firm has filed a federal lawsuit against a Bucks County municipality and various local officials over claims that the defendants issued a false construction code violation against the plaintiffs in anticipation of a civil action the firm was preparing to file against a pair of homeowners.

Pa. Superior Court candidate accused of violating 'pledge' by running TV ad criticizing opponent

Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2013, 8:22am

Vic Stabile, a Harrisburg-area attorney running for an open seat on the

Phila. judge says suit over Inquirer editor's firing can proceed in Common Pleas Court

Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2013, 8:29am

Two partners in the ownership group behind the Philadelphia Inquirer,

Johnson & Johnson, Janssen settle off-label Risperdal claims for $2.2 billion

Jon Campisi Nov. 4, 2013, 6:11pm

Brian McCormick remembers meeting Victoria Starr back in 2007 when he first started working for Sheller P.C.

Pa. woman files Mirena products liability complaint against Bayer Healthcare

Jon Campisi Nov. 5, 2013, 7:12am

A western Pennsylvania woman is suing the makers of the Mirena birth control system over allegations that she sustained injuries as a result of having the product implanted inside of her body.

Judge: doctor has no standing to sue over Pa. Oil and Gas Act involving alleged 'fracking gag'

Jon Campisi Nov. 5, 2013, 7:36am

A physician specializing in the treatment of renal diseases, hypertension and advanced diabetes cannot bring suit against the commonwealth over the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Act, a federal judge in Harrisburg has ruled.

Prosecutors: Gettysburg lawyer defrauded eight clients of $3 million-plus

Jon Campisi Nov. 5, 2013, 7:39am

The federal government has charged a central Pennsylvania attorney with

Pa. lawmakers say massive J&J Risperdal settlement proves need for state false claims law

Jon Campisi Nov. 6, 2013, 8:42am

The multi-billion dollar settlement announced early this week that resolves

Lamb McErlane managing partner named chairman of Pa. State Athletic Commission

Jon Campisi Nov. 6, 2013, 8:45am

The managing partner of a suburban Philadelphia law firm has been

Ex-employee sues Brandywine Hospital alleging wrongful termination

Jon Campisi Nov. 6, 2013, 8:48am

A Chester County woman who broke her foot during a slip-and-fall incident

SEPTA sued by employee who alleges transit agency refused medical accommodations

Jon Campisi Nov. 6, 2013, 9:31am

A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority employee has filed a civil suit against the mass transit agency over claims that the defendant unfairly denied his request for medical accommodations.

Relator can amend qui tam suit against Peco Energy Co., others, judge rules

Jon Campisi Nov. 6, 2013, 9:35am

A federal judge in Philadelphia has allowed a relator who brought a qui

Pa. Superior Court stays apology letter-writing portion of Orie Melvin's sentence

Jon Campisi Nov. 7, 2013, 2:08pm

Disgraced former Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will not have to

Phila. D.A. Williams wins re-election; seven elected to Common Pleas Court

Jon Campisi Nov. 7, 2013, 2:10pm

Philadelphia’s Democratic District Attorney R. Seth Williams easily slid to