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Pa. ADA lawyer says firm steered customers away with allegations of cocaine use

Jim Boyle Jan. 12, 2015, 1:59pm

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Tenants at apartment complex claim employee's sexual harassment violated Fair Housing Act

Jim Boyle Jan. 12, 2015, 1:46pm

PHILADELPHIA - Two women living at a Philadelphia apartment claim that the owners

Investor accuses former Five Below CEO of artificially inflating stock before exit

Jim Boyle Jan. 12, 2015, 1:42pm

PHILADELPHIA - The co-founders of national discount retail chain Five Below fraudulently concealed their intent to resign from the company last year and artificially inflated the company's public stock price while planning to hand over the reigns to a much less experienced CEO, causing the stock to crumble upon their exit, according to allegations in a class action suit filed at the U.S. District Court

Kane defends record in statement about grand jury report

Jim Boyle Jan. 12, 2015, 12:35pm

HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has maintained her innocence in light of

Duane Morris law firm sued over alleged FMLA, ADA violations

Jim Boyle Jan. 9, 2015, 10:01am

PHILADELPHIA - An ex-employee of a Center City law firm says her termination was in retaliation for her requests for time off that were protected under the Family Medical Leave Act, according to a wrongful termination lawsuit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Same-sex partner of deceased college VP claims Cigna wrongfully denied life insurance claim

Jim Boyle Jan. 8, 2015, 12:00pm

ERIE - The same-sex domestic partner of a deceased official at a northwest Pennsylvania university says he was wrongfully denied payment from his loved one's life insurance claim.

Biotech company accuses deceased accountant of stealing $300K from bank account

Jim Boyle Jan. 8, 2015, 10:36am

PHILADELPHIA - A New Jersey biotech company says that its deceased accountant and his wife fraudulently

Hospital worker sues after alleged fall from mobile medical trailer

Jim Boyle Jan. 7, 2015, 4:01pm

PHILADELPHIA - A Delaware County hospital worker says that the failure by the providers of a mobile

Easton Hospital agrees to $662K settlement of False Claims Act allegations

Jim Boyle Jan. 7, 2015, 2:57pm

PHILADELPHIA - Northampton Hospital Company, LLC and Northampton Hospital Corporation, owners and operators of Easton Hospital in Northampton County, have agreed to a $662,000 settlement with the government to resolve allegations of health care fraud arising under the False Claims Act.

Saylor inducted chief justice of Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Jim Boyle Jan. 7, 2015, 9:11am

HARRISBURG - Thomas G. Saylor was inducted Tuesday as Pennsylvania’s 56th chief

Former pharmacist files class action against CVS for overtime pay

Jim Boyle Jan. 6, 2015, 10:41am

PHILADELPHIA - More than 1,000 pharmacists are owed unpaid overtime wages from one of the top pharmacy retail stores in the United States, according to a federal class action suit filed last week at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Owners of online furniture company will pay $50,000 restitution

Jim Boyle Jan. 6, 2015, 10:37am

PHILADELPHIA - Victims of an online furniture seller who failed to deliver items purchased on the website will receive a portion of $50,000 in restitution, according to a settlement agreement reached last month between the Pennsylvania Bureau of Consumer Protection and the owners.

Commonwealth Court approves PTSD benefits for victim of gunpoint robbery

Jim Boyle Jan. 5, 2015, 1:35pm

HARRISBURG - A Bucks County liquor store manager will receive full benefits and back pay after the state Commonwealth Court ruled he was eligible for Workers' Compensation stemming from the mental trauma he suffered during a gunpoint robbery in April 2008.

Delco judge accused of misconduct in case involving friend's daughters

Jim Boyle Jan. 5, 2015, 1:19pm

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - A Delaware County Court of Common Pleas judge has been charged with judicial misconduct for failing to recuse herself from a case involving a friend, according to a complaint filed by the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania.

Supreme Court enhances protection of client funds invested by attorneys

Jim Boyle Dec. 31, 2014, 1:08pm

Attorneys investing funds for clients will be subject to stricter standards of accountability

AOPC receives court statistics reporting excellence award

Jim Boyle Dec. 30, 2014, 10:53am

A special tool Pennsylvania uses to collect and manage information from hundreds of

Superior Court vacates $14.5 million asbestos verdict, orders new trial

Jim Boyle Dec. 30, 2014, 10:50am

A divided en banc Superior Court affirmed a 2013 split-decision by a three-judge panel to

Ride-sharing service Uber sued by 45 Philly cab companies

Jim Boyle Dec. 29, 2014, 9:28am

The worldwide app-based ride-sharing service Uber has been accused of racketeering practices and unfair competition by 45 Philadelphia cab companies in a federal suit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Suit: Montgomery County prison allowed suspected sex offender's suicide

Jim Boyle Dec. 29, 2014, 8:53am

The wife of an accused sex offender who committed suicide after the denial of his bail

Rohm & Haas reaches settlement over Illinois toxic tort cases

Jim Boyle Dec. 29, 2014, 8:50am

Pennsylvania-based chemical company Rohm & Haas, a division of Dow Chemical, has agreed to an undisclosed settlement with 33 plaintiffs that lived near one of its plants in Illinois and claimed improper disposal methods caused brain cancer.