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Manayunk 'Brew Pub' faces lawsuit from former employee

Jon Campisi Aug. 2, 2011, 8:13am

A former employee of the Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant, a dining staple in Northwest Philadelphia, is suing the establishment and its owner in federal court.

Northeast Philly couple sues Target for slip-and-fall incident

Jon Campisi Aug. 1, 2011, 8:44am

A local couple has filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against the Target Corp. in federal court in Philadelphia.

Woman struck while sitting in parked car sues other driver

Jon Campisi Aug. 1, 2011, 8:42am

A Philadelphia woman is suing the driver of a car that plowed into her parked vehicle, which she was sitting in at the time of the collision.

Oklahoma man files denture adhesive cream lawsuit in Philly courts

Jon Campisi Aug. 1, 2011, 8:35am

An Oklahoma man has filed a denture adhesive cream mass tort claim in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, alleging that his use of the product caused him physical harm.

Doctors who left sponge inside woman's surgical wound face federal lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 29, 2011, 9:52am

A Tennessee woman who alleges she sustained various physical ills and injuries because of a botched medical procedure is suing those who were charged with her professional care.

City of Philadelphia and four cops named in federal civil rights lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 29, 2011, 9:48am

A Philadelphia man who alleges he sustained injuries after what he maintains was an unlawful arrest is suing the City of Philadelphia and a handful of municipal police officers.

Dangers of cell phone use while driving raised with federal personal injury claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 29, 2011, 9:44am

A 20-year-old West Chester man who drove his company pickup truck into the back of a vehicle driven by a man from South Jersey is being sued in federal court, as is his employer.

Former municipal job candidate files federal employment discrimination suit against township

Jon Campisi Jul. 29, 2011, 9:40am

A Luzerne County, Pa. man who claims he was not hired as manager of a suburban Philadelphia municipality because of his membership in the U.S. Army reserves is suing the locality in federal court.

Pedestrian accident at former SugarHouse Casino construction site leads to personal injury lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 28, 2011, 6:46am

A Harleysville, Pa. man who claims he sustained serious injuries after getting hit by a car while attempting to cross busy Delaware Avenue in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia is suing the contractor who was allegedly responsible for blocking the plaintiff’s view, as well as others.

Philadelphia Archdiocese faces yet another priest sex abuse lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 28, 2011, 6:44am

A Philadelphia man has filed an assault and battery lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the city’s former archbishop for sexual abuse he allegedly sustained while a minor.

Bucks County, Pa. school faces federal civil rights lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 28, 2011, 6:37am

A Bucks County public schoolteacher filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against his employer July 25, alleging discriminatory treatment because of his diagnosed depression.

Amtrak employee injured on the job files complaint

Jon Campisi Jul. 28, 2011, 6:33am

A New Jersey man who alleges he injured himself on railroad tracks while working for Amtrak is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corp.

Medical malpractice trial continues with testimony of geriatrics doctor

Jon Campisi Jul. 28, 2011, 6:30am

A California doctor specializing in geriatrics testified for the plaintiff’s in a medical malpractice trial at Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Wednesday, saying he believes a now-deceased man’s death could be directly attributed to the care he received at various area medical facilities.

Incident at University of Pennsylvania Hospital leads to slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 9:39pm

A Philadelphia woman who claims to have suffered bodily injuries after slipping on a puddle of water at a building that is part of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital is suing the groups that own and manage the property.

Federal court jury: rare gold coins are government property

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 9:33pm

In May 1933, during the heart of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 6102, which outlawed the private ownership of gold.

Wheelchair mishap at hospital leads to personal injury lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 9:04pm

A man who claims he got injured while a hospital patient is suing the medical care facility where the alleged incident took place.

Former prison inmate files federal civil rights complaint

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 8:29am

A central Pennsylvania man who alleges he was severely beaten and assaulted by prison guards while he was an inmate in a Philadelphia correctional institution is suing the City of Philadelphia and others in federal court.

Target Corp. faces federal personal injury lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 8:26am

A Warminster, Pa. woman is suing Target Corp. in federal court for injuries she allegedly sustained while shopping at one of the company’s stores.

School district and school police officer face federal lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 8:25am

The mother of a Philadelphia high school student who allegedly had his arm broken by a district police officer is suing the School District of Philadelphia in federal court.

Philly cop faces federal lawsuit over arrest conduct

Jon Campisi Jul. 25, 2011, 9:29pm

A Philadelphia bike patrol officer who became engaged in a scuffle with a group of bar patrons is facing a federal civil rights lawsuit, accused of using heavy-handed tactics during an arrest.