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Commonwealth Court tells board to consider new data in revocation of Reading school's charter

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 25, 2019

HARRISBURG – A school district, which appealed of an appeal board decision regarding the charter status of a Reading school, has obtained a victory in court.

Split at Pittsburgh plaintiffs firm turns nasty; A stolen spreadsheet contains possible targets for ADA lawsuits, attorney says

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh law firm is suing a former partner for an alleged violation of trade secrets regarding its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) practice.

Monroe County man says Service Link, Seterus robbed and vandalized his house

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 22, 2019

SCRANTON – A Monroe County man recently filed a lawsuit against property inspection company Service Link claiming its workers burglarized and vandalized his home.

From Legal Newsline

Hershey says class action lawyers recruited plaintiffs through a website; Fight over subpoena ensues

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 14, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Chocolate maker Hershey's, who was sued by some customers regarding alleged artificial flavoring in its Brookside dark chocolate products and has moved to dismiss the case, is now facing challenges of its subpoena against the plaintiff's lawyer.

Philadelphia law firm Gibbons PC denies claims that female attorney was fired based on gender

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 12, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A female attorney is suing a Philadelphia law firm claiming she was fired based on her gender.

Several, including school nurse, face lawsuit after Penncrest High student allegedly attacked

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The parents of a Penncrest High School student are suing the district over alleged shoddy treatment of their son following an assault in the campus cafeteria.

Commonwealth Court affirms fired worker's eligibility for unemployment compensation

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

HARRISBURG -- A former employee of a drain cleaning company who had his eligibility for unemployment compensation granted by the state had the decision confirmed in court.

West Whiteland sues trash bag company over thickness of product, wins at Commonwealth Court

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

HARRISBURG -- The Commonwealth Court upheld a ruling against a trash bag maker that was found in a breach of contract with a Pennsylvania township.

Commonwealth Court sides with City of Erie in employee's termination

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 22, 2019

HARRISBURG — The case of a former Erie city employee with legal troubles who was terminated from his job and then reinstated through an arbitration award is now a victory for the city.

Superior Court orders arbitration in wrongful death case against Golden Gate nursing home

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 22, 2019

HARRISBURG -- The executor of an estate of a Fayette County woman, who sued a senior care company for her wrongful death, have suffered a loss in court.

Inmate's case against Philadelphia Sheriff's Office can move forward

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA -- The case of a Philadelphia inmate, who suffered injuries while onboard of a van that crashed into a truck at a correctional facility, has had different results coming from court.

Judge denies debt collector's request for judgment in FDCPA case against it

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA -- A Pennsylvania man, who got collection calls for a credit card debt, but did not get a validation notice in the terms of the law, has obtained a victory in court.

Court denies Temple University summary judgment in ageism case; Plaintiff was fired for being on cellphone

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A former Temple University manager, who was terminated after being caught using his cellphone while at work, has obtained a victory in court.

Court determines union role did not contribute to hearing officer being denied promotion

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A union member hearing officer who claimed he was not promoted as a retaliatory measure for his union activity has lost his lawsuit, as a summary judgment motion was granted.

Court grants Homeland Security summary judgment on employment termination case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A former FEMA employee who claimed her termination was discriminatory, suffered a loss on an appeal in court, as a summary judgment was granted.

Setback for plaintiffs in class action against Verde Energy for alleged TCPA violations

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- Customers who have allegedly been getting unauthorized calls from an electricity company have suffered a loss in court.

Court dismisses Exeter Township's claims against former employee

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- The case of a former Exeter Township employee who was sued by the town over alleged illegal acts has been dismissed.

Speedway files brief supporting judgment on slip-and-fall case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

ERIE -- Convenience store chain Speedway has filed a brief to support a motion for summary judgment on a case of slip and fall that took place at one of its stores.

Stroudsburg School District seeks dismissal of sex assault lawsuit filed by student against music teacher

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

SCRANTON -- A minor who was allegedly sexually harassed and molested by a Stroudsburg Area School District music teacher is suing the district and the teacher for that violation, but the district is attempting to dismiss the case.

Court orders Navient to produce disputed records of borrowers

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 18, 2018

HARRISBURG -- Student loan servicer Navient was presented with a court order in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's lawsuit that requires the company to produce disputed records of borrowers.

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