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Federal jury acquit Philly traffic court judges of fraud charges, three found guilty of perjury

Jim Boyle Aug. 1, 2014, 6:49am

A federal jury delivered its verdicts last week against seven defendants charged in a ticket

Slippery ice leads to lawsuit against Philly 7-Eleven

Jim Boyle Aug. 1, 2014, 6:57am

A woman who slipped on a patch of ice has filed a personal injury suit at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against a Philadelphia convenience store, saying that the employees' negligence caused her to fall and injure herself.

Sam Adams security officer sues delivery service after driver hits him with truck

Jim Boyle Aug. 1, 2014, 3:32pm

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Members of ironworkers union accused of extorting construction sites

Jim Boyle Aug. 1, 2014, 4:32pm

A federal grand jury returned an indictment this week, adding two counts of extortion which interferes with interstate commerce against members of Ironworkers Local 401 and allegations of additional criminal conduct as part of the RICO conspiracy.

Philly judge dismisses union leader's malpractice suit against former attorney

Jim Boyle Aug. 4, 2014, 3:17pm

A Philadelphia union leader's legal malpractice suit against his former attorney's has been

Suit: Excessive force by university police caused motorcyclist's broken leg

Jim Boyle Aug. 4, 2014, 3:19pm

A Philadelphia man says that members of the University of Pennsylvania's private police

West Chester woman says HH Gregg employees falsely accused her of theft

Jim Boyle Aug. 5, 2014, 6:43am

A Chester County woman says that employees at a Delaware HH Gregg failed to register

Son of Philly congressman facing federal fraud charges

Jim Boyle Aug. 6, 2014, 7:50am

The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed an indictment on Tuesday charging Chaka Fattah Jr. 31, of Philadelphia, in a scheme to defraud banks and the Internal Revenue Service of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Fattah, Jr. is the son of 10-term Democratic U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-2).

Business owners claim damages from fatal Kensington fire

Jim Boyle Aug. 6, 2014, 8:13am

A group of business owners have filed suit in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against the owners and operators of a Kensington warehouse that collapsed in a 2012 fire that also claimed the lives of two firefighters.

NASCAR sued for fan's death from lightning strike at Pocono Raceway

Jim Boyle Aug. 6, 2014, 8:16am

The widow of a man struck and killed by lightning in the parking lot of the Pocono Raceway

Armored truck company agrees to $850,000 settlement on accident claim

Jim Boyle Aug. 6, 2014, 8:17am

A Bucks County man will receive an $850,000 as a settlement of a lawsuit filed against an

Superior Court affirms lower court's jury instructions in slip and fall case

Jim Boyle Aug. 7, 2014, 6:49am

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has denied the appeal of a Luzerne County man who

Bus passengers blame truck driver for injuries from collision

Jim Boyle Aug. 7, 2014, 6:52am

Two Philadelphia plaintiffs claim that the actions of a delivery truck driver caused a collision with another car that resulted in injuries to the pair of passengers, according to a personal injury claim filed at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Suit: Reduction of parking lot employee's hours violated FMLA

Jim Boyle Aug. 7, 2014, 6:54am

A New Jersey woman says her employer at a Philadelphia parking garage violated the

Chester County college sues government over Obamacare contraception mandate

Jim Boyle Aug. 7, 2014, 6:59am

A Christian college based in Chester County has filed a federal suit with the U.S. District

Pa. gets slice of $35 million Pfizer settlement

Jim Boyle Aug. 8, 2014, 8:50am

Pennsylvania is set to receive more than $1.3 million from a $35 million settlement reached on Wednesday with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Inc.

Former traffic court judge sentenced to federal prison for fraud

Jim Boyle Aug. 8, 2014, 8:54am

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Robert Mulgrew, 56, of Philadelphia, was

Suit filed against FBI agent involved in car accident

Jim Boyle Aug. 8, 2014, 8:57am

The parents of two minor children injured in a car accident have filed a personal injury suit in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against an FBI agent involved in the accident and the driver transporting the kids.

Suit: Supermarket manager terminated because of mental illness

Jim Boyle Aug. 11, 2014, 8:08am

A Bucks County man says that his rise through the ranks of the Giant supermarket where he worked for three years was brought to an abrupt halt when his employers learned he had been involuntarily hospitalized for mental health issues, according to a suit filed in June at the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

Plumber blames diesel fuel tank leak for kidney failure

Jim Boyle Aug. 11, 2014, 8:11am

A 32-year-old Lehigh County man says a heavy exposure to diesel fuel has caused him to