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Truck driver sues tractor trailer companies for massive winter accident that caused brain injuries

Jim Boyle Sep. 2, 2014, 7:01am

A man claiming permanent physical injuries from a large traffic accident in January 2013

Patron sues Please Touch Museum for fractured shoulder from fall

Jim Boyle Sep. 2, 2014, 6:05pm

A visitor of the Please Touch Museum has filed a personal injury suit against the museum in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas after a combination of factors led to her fall, fracturing her left shoulder.

Male field hockey player seeks injunction on PIAA's new mixed gender rules

Jim Boyle Sep. 3, 2014, 6:55am

A Quakertown, Pa., high school senior has submitted the first legal challenge to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association's recent changes to the high school sports gender rules.

Owner of former paint factory sued by security guard over workplace injury

Jim Boyle Sep. 3, 2014, 7:29am

A Philadelphia security guard says the owners of a former paint factory did not properly maintain the site, causing him to sustain severe injuries while patrolling the property in 2012, according to a personal injury suit filed at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Suit: Lack of school nurse contributed to 12-year-old asthmatic girl's death

Jim Boyle Sep. 3, 2014, 5:53pm

A sixth grade girl's 2013 death from an asthma attack may have been prevented if there had been a nurse available to administer the inhaler medicine in time, according to a wrongful death suit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Robreno denies 'take-home exposure' claim in asbestos suit

Jim Boyle Sep. 3, 2014, 5:59pm

A federal judge at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has

Philadelphia man involved in deadly car accident sues media outlets claiming defamation

Jim Boyle Sep. 4, 2014, 6:29am

Various national and local media outlets have been sued for defamation in the U.S. District

Quakertown field hockey player drops PIAA suit

Jim Boyle Sep. 4, 2014, 6:31am

A Quakertown high school senior has decided to drop a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association's recently adopted gender rules that prevented him from joining the varsity field hockey team.

New sexual abuse charges filed against Jerry Sandusky in civil suit

Jim Boyle Sep. 5, 2014, 8:25am

Another alleged victim of sexual abuse carried about by former Penn State defensive

N.J. driver blames PennDOT, Philadelphia for Betsy Ross Bridge accident

Jim Boyle Sep. 5, 2014, 8:27am

A New Jersey woman says poor upkeep of the roads leading to the Betsy Ross Bridge is the

Allegheny County man pleads guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

Jim Boyle Sep. 5, 2014, 8:29am

The founder of a mortgage brokerage firm pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of

Casino guests injured during security scuffle, suit says

Jim Boyle Sep. 8, 2014, 7:21am

A couple of visitors to a Philadelphia casino claim that they were injured by security

Volkswagen sues Philly dealership for alleged breach of contract

Jim Boyle Sep. 8, 2014, 7:25am

A Philadelphia car dealership did not follow through on its agreement to construct a 16,000 square-foot facility in exchange for $500,000, according to a federal lawsuit filed by Volkswagen of America in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Suit: Former teacher falsely accused of child pornography before termination

Jim Boyle Sep. 8, 2014, 10:05am

A Chester County man says he lost his teaching job at a New York private school based on

Pa. vineyard says competitor stole wine-in-paint can idea

Jim Boyle Sep. 8, 2014, 10:09am

A Chester County vineyard has filed a trademark infringement suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against an international company that allegedly stole its idea to market a wine-dispensing paint can product.

Widow of slain police officer sues gun dealer

Jim Boyle Sep. 9, 2014, 6:02am

If not for the conduct of a Montgomery County, Pa., gun dealer, a Plymouth

NCAA relaxes Penn State sanctions, agrees to keep fine in Pa.

Jim Boyle Sep. 9, 2014, 6:09am

Citing remarkable progress in the school's efforts to improve its campus security and protocols regarding reports of sexual abuse, officials with the NCAA have agreed to relax parts of its sanction against Penn State University.

Mixed martial arts promoters accused of monopolizing Pa. casino markets

Jim Boyle Sep. 10, 2014, 6:49am

A Philadelphia-based mixed martial arts organizer says that competitors have illegally muscled him out of the opportunity to host fights at three major regional casinos, according to an antitrust lawsuit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Defects in aquarium heater caused house fire, negligence suit says

Jim Boyle Sep. 10, 2014, 6:52am

The manufacturers of a heater for home aquariums have been sued for damages to a Philadelphia residence allegedly caused when one of the devices caught fire, according to court documents filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Homeowners file for injunction against Philadelphia's civil forfeitures

Jim Boyle Sep. 10, 2014, 6:55am

A group of homeowners have asked  a federal judge to grant a preliminary injunction