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Family of man electrocuted seeks damages from employers

Jim Boyle Jul. 1, 2014, 7:31am

The family of a man electrocuted while working on a home improvement project has filed a suit in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against the contractors that hired him and the owners of the home where the accident occurred.

Philadelphia court finds nightclub not liable for police officer's injury

Jim Boyle Jul. 2, 2014, 8:46am

Possible injuries are one of the hazards of becoming a police officer in Philadelphia, and a

Bucks County woman accuses former employer of reverse racism

Jim Boyle Jul. 2, 2014, 8:49am

A Bucks County woman says her African American boss created a hostile workplace before

Former assisted living employee says younger manager terminated employment based on age

Jim Boyle Jul. 2, 2014, 8:51am

A contentious relationship with a much-younger supervisor at an assisted living facility in

Jury awards $670K to injured Sesame Place patron

Jim Boyle Jul. 3, 2014, 8:31am

A man injured while riding a water slide at Sesame Place in 2011 won a $676,000

Faulty SEPTA door sends passenger to hospital, suit says

Jim Boyle Jul. 3, 2014, 8:33am

A Philadelphia woman says she suffered severe injuries when a SEPTA door unexpectedly closed on her, according to a suit filed at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Claim: Erie woman wrongfully denied disability benefits during mental breakdown

Jim Boyle Jul. 3, 2014, 8:36am

An Erie County woman says her company wrongfully denied her short-term disability

Indian motel owners claim harassment by town officials violated civil rights

Jim Boyle Jul. 7, 2014, 6:51am

A pair of motel owners say they have suffered years of harassment and discriminatory

New Jersey rail worker claims supervisor took upskirt photos

Jim Boyle Jul. 7, 2014, 3:47pm

A Philadelphia woman says her supervisor sexually harassed her by taking unwanted

Allentown officials accused of sexual discrimination during eminent domain proceedings

Jim Boyle Jul. 7, 2014, 3:52pm

The owner of a Lehigh County contracting company seeks more than $1 million in relief from the city of Allentown and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, claiming sexual discrimination prevented her from receiving fair market value when her Allentown office was acquired through eminent domain, according to a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Former Pa. businessman sentenced for role in $136 million conspiracy

Jim Boyle Jul. 8, 2014, 7:03am

The former president of a Pennsylvania-based construction firm has been sentenced for his role in a massive, 15-year scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Transportation out of more than $136 million in state contracts that were intended to benefit firms managed by disadvantaged individuals.

Greyhound passenger sues for injuries from bus fire

Jim Boyle Jul. 8, 2014, 1:07pm

An Allentown man wants punitive damages in excess of $50,000 for injuries he sustained

Toys R Us customer sues for injuries from fallen fire extinguisher

Jim Boyle Jul. 9, 2014, 6:43am

A customer at a Philadelphia Toys R Us has sued the toy company for an injury she

Federal judge grants preliminary approval of NFL concussion settlement

The Penn Record Jul. 9, 2014, 8:54am

The removal two weeks ago of a $675 million cap on damages paved the way for a federal judge to grant preliminary approval of an agreement between the National Football League and former players that would settle a landmark concussion lawsuit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Italian restaurant sued for alleged copyright infringement; Played '(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty' without permission

Jim Boyle Jul. 9, 2014, 8:59am

A Horsham restaurant is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by some of the biggest recording and licensing companies in the industry, according to documents filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Federal judge dismisses Philly firefighter sexual discrimination claim, holds two other charges

Jim Boyle Jul. 10, 2014, 8:27am

A sexual discrimination charge leveled against the Philadelphia Fire Department by a

Pa. couple cites Lemon Law in suit over faulty motor home

Jim Boyle Jul. 10, 2014, 8:29am

A married couple in Luzerene County has filed a Lemon Law claim against the manufacturers of a motor home that needed constant repairs, according to a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Suit: Trip over bunched-up carpet sends Walmart customer to hospital with fractured ribs

Jim Boyle Jul. 11, 2014, 7:59am

A Montgomery County man has filed a personal injury suit in the Philadelphia Court of

NJ woman sues Home Shopping Network over burns from pressure cooker

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

A New Jersey woman suffered first and second degree burns when the pressure cooker

Judge allows multiple theories for punitive damages by dog bite victim

Jim Boyle Jul. 11, 2014, 8:13am

A Pennsylvania attorney is claiming victory after a Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas judge