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Former Drexel student's lawsuit over debt collection will continue

By Carol Ostrow | Feb 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia federal judge on Feb. 5 found no grounds to dismiss a debt collection complaint filed by a former Drexel University student.

Lawsuit questions whether four-hour delay at ER caused plaintiff vision in one eye

By Carol Ostrow | Feb 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Whether a four-hour ER delay in 2015 cost a Pennsylvania woman vision in one eye and adversely impacted her life remains on the books following a memorandum opinion issued by a judge in Philadelphia Feb. 6.

Axed receptionist sues UPMC Community Medicine claiming wrongful termination

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 12, 2015

A Mercer woman is suing her former Pittsburgh employer claiming age discrimination and violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Pennsylvania Human Relations Act in connection with her job loss.

Older employee takes Parx Casino to court on multiple counts of unlawful discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 11, 2015

A New Jersey man is suing a gaming and entertainment corporation on charges of disability and age discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act in his 2014 job loss.

Couple takes Peebles to court following fracture, amputation

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 11, 2015

A New York state husband and wife are suing a Texas-based retailer doing business in Pennsylvania alleging negligence in a 2014 slip and fall in a Pike County, Pa. branch of the defendant’s store.

Epileptic worker blows whistle on Brighton Township’s employment actions

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 9, 2015

A Monaca citizen is suing his employer, a political jurisdiction, on charges of disability discrimination and violation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Family Medical Leave Act.

Female electrician alleges sexual harassment at Amtrak

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 5, 2015

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County woman is suing her former employer, a national railroad provider operating in Pennsylvania, charging gender and retaliatory discrimination along with sexual harassment in the workplace up to and including 2014.

Attorney sues Delta, alleging rough treatment when he tried to board plane

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 5, 2015

A Philadelphia attorney is suing Delta Air Lines, alleging negligence, breach of warranty and additional counts in an airplane boarding procedure fracas.

Ex-police officer charges state housing authority with retaliatory discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 27, 2015

A former police officer is suing the Pennsylvania Housing Authority, alleging racial discrimination and unlawful work practices in violation of the Civil Rights Act and the PHRA.

Terminated worker charges Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors with multiple counts of employment law violation

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 22, 2015

A Pennsylvania man is suing his employer, a manufacturing company, on charges of disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws, in his job termination.

Widower faults Wal-Mart for fallen wife’s eventual death

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 21, 2015

A Lancaster County man is suing a large Arkansas-based retailer on charges of wrongful death, alleging premises negligence in a 2014 incident which he claims hastened his wife’s demise later that year.

Injured customer sues Wal-Mart over fallen grapes

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 20, 2015

A Dauphin County woman is suing a large U.S. retail company on charges of premises negligence regarding a slip-and-fall accident in one of its Pennsylvania outlets which allegedly resulted in broken bones.

Customer sues Target alleging negligence in Springfield branch slip and fall

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 15, 2015

A Delaware County man is suing a large, well-known retail corporation on charges of premises liability, alleging negligence in a slip and fall accident in the defendant’s store in Pennsylvania.

Terminated Alcoa worker charges ruthless acts of racism

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 14, 2015

A Lancaster man is suing a large, well-known Pennsylvania manufacturing corporation on charges of racial discrimination, in violation of the Civil Rights Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, alleging unlawful termination last year.

Woman fired after 15 years charges Stonemor Partners with unlawful age discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 14, 2015

An Allegheny County citizen is suing her former Pennsylvania employer alleging violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act in her recent job termination.

Fired worker charges East Penn Manufacturing with ADA violations

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 13, 2015

A Berks County citizen is suing a Pennsylvania battery manufacturing business, alleging disability discrimination in his 2014 job loss.

Employee blows whistle on Vanguard Group over alleged discriminatory treatment

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 13, 2015

A Norristown employee is suing a Pennsylvania business, alleging disability discrimination, a hostile work environment, failure to accommodate and retaliatory action in a 2014 work matter.

Critically injured employee sues Gardner Denver, alleges discriminatory discharge

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 12, 2015

A Berks County resident is suing a Wisconsin-based business in Pennsylvania, alleging unlawful termination following her critical accident and recovery period in 2012.

Pleasant Valley School District sues family, seeks reversal of ruling

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 12, 2015

A Brodheadsville school district is suing a minor student and his parents in a dispute over the student's educational benefits.

Disabled employee charges Xerox Corp. with discrimination and negligence, alleging life was threatened

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 9, 2015

A Pennsylvania worker is suing a major U.S. business in Allegheny County on charges of civil rights violation in her 2014 employment status, involving allegations of extreme hostility from a co-worker which she claims went unanswered. 

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