A Philadelphia man who claims he spent 31 months in prison awaiting trial on what turned out to be bogus charges stemming from a case in which he was mistakenly identified for a criminal has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and the police officers involved in his arrest.
A former Panera Bread employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the company, alleging her firing after two years of employment was in retaliation for her complaints over discriminatory treatment.
A Horsham, Pa. real estate finance company, Capmark Finance, will pay the federal government $3.9 million in fines to settle a case involving two out-of-state nursing homes.
A federal judge has refused to dismiss an excessive force claim against a Philadelphia police officer in a case stemming from an alleged altercation during a Black Friday shopping excursion at a city Walmart more than a year ago.
The commonwealth court system’s administrative wing is seeking input on proposed amendments to the policy concerning electronically stored records in the judiciary’s case management systems.
A Philadelphia woman who claims she became burned by a hot cup of coffee at local Burger King is suing the fast food giant in state court.
The widow of a man who died months after becoming injured in a non-related slip-and-fall incident at Philadelphia International Airport has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the deceased man’s estate, claiming she has been left with outstanding medical bills to take care of.
A 76-year-old man who two years ago escaped a murder conviction stemming from the death of a former police officer whom the man shot decades earlier during a botched robbery, leaving the cop paralyzed until his 2007 death, should be immediately released from prison, a federal judge has recommended.
A former account manager at a business that provides healthcare services to nursing facilities has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Bensalem, Pa.-based company, alleging his firing after 13-years of employment was retaliatory in nature.