PHILADELPHIA - On Oct. 4, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a lawsuit filed by Sherwin-Williams against the County of Delaware and related parties. Sherwin Williams requested a declaration that threats of a lawsuit against it violate a number of the paint company’s constitutional rights.
HARRISBURG - A lawsuit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed by a Delaware company that provides financing for vehicle titles is headed to Pennsylvania federal court after his motion to dismiss was only partially granted Sept. 3.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court determined on Sept. 26 that a local hospital won't get a new trial despite claiming that a portion of a $2.4 million award for former patients could be time-barred.
PITTSBURGH - On Sept. 27, LA Fitness asked the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to toss out a negligence case against it after a pool worker sued with complaints that he was exposed to toxic chemicals.
PHILADELPHIA - A bus driver’s lawsuit against Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, its superintendent and human resources director, which stemmed from the revocation of his union membership, has been dismissed.
PHILADELPHIA - Khepera Charter School has been ordered to pay attorneys fees of $14,412.83, and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will pay $72,521 more to a lawyer for a woman who claimed her disabled child was not provided with a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied Sheila Durnell and Charles Opdenaker’s motion to remand their class action lawsuit against several health care providers back to Delaware County state court.
PHILADELPHIA - Camelot Academy has been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by a woman who said her grandson was assaulted by a security guard, having claimed the complaint was "not a model of clarity" and didn't make any connection to Camelot.
PHILADELPHIA - A dancer at a New Jersey strip club that doubled as a main setting for the HBO show The Sopranos has lost her defamation lawsuit over a photograph of her used in a news article about alleged real-life mafia ties.
A defamation case concerning allegedly false sexual assault claims among Seneca Valley Intermediate High School students was recently dismissed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
“Good Day Philadelphia” anchor Karen Hepp has taken issue with social sites like Facebook and Reddit for allegedly broadcasting an image taken without her knowledge on several commercial websites, including one for erectile dysfunction.
PHILADELPHIA - On Aug. 8, Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania green-lighted a six-figure award for two former employees who were allegedly wrongfully terminated while involved in an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation.
PITTSBURGH - UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside was accused of violating the Human Relations Act by one of its psychiatric nurses who had been attacked by patients in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County on July 26. She filed the suit after allegedly being refused reasonable accommodations.