When Sgt. Robert Ralston, then a 21-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, reported that he had been shot in the shoulder by a black man during a struggle in the city’s Overbrook section back in April 2010, it riled up the law enforcement community, which vowed to capture the assailant.
A suburban Philadelphia woman who claims she was fired from her job at a large drug manufacturing company because of her race and because of her formal complaints of disparate treatment has filed a federal discrimination compliant against her former employer.
A veteran police dispatcher for a Delaware County municipality who claims she was exposed to a pattern of sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of various supervisors has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the borough and police personnel.
A public transit passenger who claims she sustained various injuries after she not only slipped on the wet floor of a trolley, but also was subsequently tossed from the vehicle after its doors opened, has filed a personal injury complaint against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.