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Woman claims past drug abuse caused wrongful termination from rehab clinic

A Philadelphia woman says her termination from a recovery clinic due to history of drug abuse violated her civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to a federal lawsuit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Lancaster school district sued for allegedly violating student's civil rights

A graduate of the Manheim School District in Lancaster County has filed a federal civil suit

Former Johnson & Johnson employee says firing was racially motivated

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Delco school district and bus driver sued after bullying incident

The parents of two teenagers have filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the

Harrisburg lawyer to be honored by Pennsylvania Bar for leadership in administrative law

The Pennsylvania Bar Association Administrative Law Section will present its James S.

Amtrak employee says company's negligence caused electrical shock

A former Amtrak employee injured three years ago from an electrical shock blames the incident on on the company, saying that his managers did not follow the proper protocols that would have prevented the accident.

Male employee claims gender discrimination cost his job at Philadelphia pharmacy

A former pharmacy technician has filed a federal lawsuit at the U.S. District Court for the

Chester police officers sued for use of excessive force

A Pennsylvania man says that Chester Township police officers violated his civil rights.

Cat owner claims veterinarian hospital overcharged for pet's kidney transplant

A New York man claims a Philadelphia veterinarian hospital exploited the affection for his cat and used deceptive business practices to overcharge him for his pet's kidney transplant.

Pathmark customer seeks damages from slippery floor in frozen foods section

An Elkins Park man says that employees of a Pathmark supermarket in Philadelphia should have been aware of the slippery floors in the frozen foods section that caused him to fall to the floor and severely injure himself.

Philadelphia man busted for firearm possession claims cops racially profiled him

A Philadelphia man who spent 13-and-a-half months in prison says three police officers

Corbett will not appeal voter ID decision to state supreme court

Gov. Tom Corbett's administration has stated it will not seek an appeal to the state Supreme Court after the Commonwealth Court refused last week to revisit its striking down of the voter ID law, according to a press release.

Sexual assault victim blames Philadelphia police for attack

A woman who was allegedly beaten and sexually assaulted in 2011 has filed a civil suit against the Philadelphia police department and the city, claiming that officers purposefully released her from custody in a high crime area as an act of retaliation.

Security officer claims age discrimination cost him post at Philadelphia hospital

A private security officer has filed a federal lawsuit against his employer, claiming that his

Former prison guard loses job after erroneous arrest for car theft

A former prison guard employed by the Rhode Island Department of Corrections lost his

Philadelphia retirement home sued for lack of wound care

A Philadelphia woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a local retirement home,

Family of police shooting victim files wrongful death suit against Philadelphia officers

The family of a Philadelphia man who was shot eight times and killed by city police officers

Couple claims anti-depressant caused birth defects in infant son

A North Carolina couple has filed a federal lawsuit at U.S. District Court in Philadelphia against the makers of Effexor, an anti-depressant that they claim caused birth defects in their infant son.

State Supreme Court allows warrantless search of automobiles

State and local police in Pennsylvania now have the authority to search a suspect's vehicle

Coalition urges formation of committee to address legal needs of poor

The Pennsylvania Civil Legal Justice Coalition recommended to the state's Senate Judiciary Committee the creation of a commission that would further study ways to expand access to legal services for poor and low-income individuals and family.