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Infidelity not covered by Violence Against Women Act in challenge by Peruvian immigrant who says he found wife in bed with another woman

By John Revak | Jun 5, 2018

A federal judge has dismissed a case filed by a man who had challenged the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services’ opinion that the Violence Against Women and Act (VAWA) does not cover acts of infidelity, according to a decision filed on May 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Heartland Campus Solutions still fighting CFPB probe after Pittsburgh judge's ruling

By John Revak | May 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A stay pending appeal was recently granted to the defendant in a case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Hempfield Area School District files motion to dismiss in bullying lawsuit

By John Revak | May 29, 2018

The Hempfield Area School District has filed a brief in support of its motion to partially dismiss a lawsuit that alleges that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Commonwealth Court remands Albert's Restaurant tax dispute for new trial

By John Revak | Dec 21, 2017

HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court has ruled on a case that could have ramifications for a when party can be granted a continuance.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court re-instates police widow's pension, finds arbitration appropriate

By John Revak | Oct 31, 2017

HARRISBURG — The state Supreme Court on Oct. 18 found that arbitration is appropriate in a dispute over a pension paid to the wife of a deceased police officer and the city of Arnold.

Geisinger-Community Medical Center fighting med-mal case over 2016 cardiac arrest

By John Revak | Aug 8, 2017

SCRANTON – A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed against Geisinger-Community Medical Center, and doctors employed there, in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, and the defendant recently filed its objections.

Uber seeks judgment as drivers pursue hourly wages while on-call

By John Revak | Jul 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Lawyers for the transportation company Uber have moved for partial summary judgment in a lawsuit between the company and its UberBLACK drivers.

Controversial Philly wage equity bill caught up in court battle

By John Revak | May 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia city ordinance designed to rectify pay gaps between men and women won’t take effect as planned this month.

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