The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a $4.5 million award to a woman who sued Temple Hospital and several doctors for failing to diagnose infections after her knee surgery, resulting in the 72-year old woman having her leg amputated above her knee.
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Pa. court dismisses ex-soldier’s complaint against Army; Man wanted probe into death of fellow soldier
Judge Malachy E. Mannion wrote the July 18 court opinion, adopting the recommendation from Magistrate Judge Susan E. Schwab’s to dismiss the case and grant summary judgment to the U.S. Army.
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an order May 17 affirming a workers’ compensation judge's finding that a man injured in a car accident driving to work was not eligible for benefits.
HARRISBURG - The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania reversed part of an inmate’s claims against the State Correctional Institution in Huntingdon for denying the man dental surgery with “deliberate indifference.”
Commonwealth Court upholds denial of unemployment benefits, disputes claimant's rationale for quitting
HARRISBURG - The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion affirming the Erie Unemployment Compensation Board of Review's decision to deny a woman benefits after she voluntarily left her job to relocate, noting that the woman had failed to show a compelling reason for quitting.
A federal judge has ruled that Summer Study Programs Inc. must pay Penn State University nearly $320,000 for providing students with “room, board and computer access” during a summer program in 2016, according to a recent decision filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a property rights lawsuit filed by a Pennsylvania landowner who has a graveyard on her property, and the decision could have far-reaching implications across the country, according to the Pacific Legal Foundation - a group that is representing the landowner.
A woman fired from her job as a janitor for a Pennsylvania school lost her appeal of a decision to deny her unemployment claim due to willful misconduct.
PITTSBURGH – The Montour Heights Country Club in Allegheny County has objected to a lawsuit brought against it by a former guest who blames the course for an accident in a golf cart.
For the first time, The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a case from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals that governments must not deny religious entities money simply for being a religious organization.
HARRISBURG – A former solicitor for the attorney general of Pennsylvania who claimed she was fired for making whistleblower reports on her bosses’ allegedly illicit activities has lost her third, and likely final, complaint in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
MEDIA – After college student Brittany Gray sued Penn State University over allegations she slipped on ice at its Brandywine Campus, she received an arbitration ruling of less than she originally was seeking.
HARRISBURG – The state Superior Court ruled on Aug. 4 that Sea-Z Inc. may be eligible to receive compensation for attorneys fees incurred fighting a 2011 lawsuit against the company by a contractor.
LANCASTER – Andrews Bridge Foxhounds Inc. is now involved in a legal battle with former shareholders of the company regarding the allegedly unlawful removal of some of the dogs from one kennel to another, and who owns the dogs.