PHILADELPHIA - The Archdiocese of Philadelphia was unsuccessful in an attempt to have witness interviews obtained by a private investigator withheld from a sexual assault case, accoridng to an opinion filed June 7 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
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HARRISBURG - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed an order from the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County that dismissed a wrongful death and survival lawsuit filed against pharmaceuticals companies Cephalon, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., according to an opinion filed June 8.
MEDIA - A Pennsylvania woman who alleges her divorce lawyer cost her more than $1 million will have her case heard during a four-week trial term that begins on Dec. 31, according to a May 22 trial assignment and case management order entered by the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County.
MEDIA - An estate administrator's case against the late Michele Wood-Lomonaco's former doctor, a medical practice and the owner of the practice will be heard in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas' four-week trial term that begins on Dec. 31, according to an April 19 trial assignment and case management order.
HARRISBURG - A lawsuit filed by the administrator of a woman's estate will not proceed after a jury and appeals court both concluded that Lehigh Valley Hospital and its physicians were not guilty of medical malpractice.
HARRISBURG - A general accusation of recklessness will not be added to a woman’s extensive list of claims and allegations against a cheer camp where her daughter was allegedly injured after the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania removed the phrase "and recklessness" from the lawsuit in an April 24 ruling.
HARRISBURG - An estate executor failed to prove that General Electric and CBS Corp. were liable for a former employee’s death after being exposed to asbestos, as the Superior Court of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a June 12 opinion.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – A handful of former employees for The Chemours Co. lost their appeal after their employee severance plan complaint was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.
PHILADELPHIA - A former law office challenging malpractice claims against it after two deals went bad with the same client has successfully challenged breach of contract claims made by the parties it is seeking payment from.
Pennridge School District was found responsible for many violations after one of its student suffered harassment on and off school grounds according to court documents filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently.
PITTSBURGH - A handful of Pennsylvania residents who find it difficult to walk were able to reach an agreement with a borough that once allegedly refused to provide accommodating parking spaces, according to court documents in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania school district is still going back-and-forth with a disabled student and his parent on whether he received proper education, a dispute that led to a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
DETROIT - A recent discrimination settlement involving a Pittsburgh company is worth more than $45,000.
Ford Motor Co. claims couple still fails to state evidence of punitive damages in suit over collision
An automotive company has submitted objections to a Lackawanna County couple’s allegations against it with the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County.
PHILADELPHIA – For the second time, a Pennsylvania federal judge has ruled for Yahoo! in a lawsuit that seeks to penalize the company for thousands of email notifications. And again, the plaintiff is appealing.