SCRANTON — A McConnellsburg Bedford boom manufacturer, being sued by a man injured while working on one of its booms in Toronto, has asked a federal judge to grant the man's motion to dismiss the case so he can file it in Canada.
PHILADELPHIA — A Fort Worth, Texas-based airline being sued by a Huntingdon Valley couple over an employee's fall that allegedly caused injuries in a jet bridge last year is asking a federal judge to throw out the case.
PHILADELPHIA – A citizen suit filed recently against developers of an upscale 14 homesite community in Nockamixon Township is an example of litigation being harnessed to combat environmental law violations, the attorney for the plaintiff told the Pennsylvania Record.
HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania State University sophomore is seeking protection in federal court from a suspension handed down after his alleged "pressuring" and "cajoling" of a fellow student into having sex with him was found to amount to sexual assault.
SCRANTON — Two Pennsylvania-based emergency room practices that have filed a federal racketeering and corruption lawsuit against affiliates of a major insurance group don't have much of a case, the spokesperson for the insurance group said.
PHILADELPHIA — The case of a Pennsylvania woman with ovarian cancer against defendants that include an East Pennsboro Township-based pharmaceutical company is on its way back to state court after a federal judge last month rejected an attempt to move it to his jurisdiction.
HARRISBURG — A New Jersey-based home health care company will have to abide by a trial judge's order last fall to hand over contact information of current and former employees who potentially could become part of a class action, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently ruled.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently reinstated a lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown filed by a woman who alleged she was repeatedly molested by a pedophile priest in the 1970s and 1980s.
PITTSBURGH – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania recently agreed to transfer a federal whistleblower lawsuit that alleges a hospital overpaid physicians in a scheme to funnel millions in services to the hospital to a federal court in West Virginia.
PHILADELPHIA – A social worker in the Philadelphia Prisons Department who claims she was passed over for promotions because she is a Native American and not Latina or African-American recently suffered setbacks in her case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania when her three latest motions were denied.
HARRISBURG – A Lackawanna County power plant was redesigned after the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit, but that doesn't mean the lawsuit triggered the redesign or that the environmental group is entitled to fees from the state Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court recently ruled.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a man who slipped and fell in a Delaware County Walmart in 2017 is on its way back to Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania declined to dismiss charges against the store's manager.
HARRISBURG – State Sen. Anthony Williams isn't commenting much about a lawsuit filed against him by his former constituent services worker who was fired a few weeks before Christmas after she says she had to take time off for breast cancer treatment.
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh law firm this year filed very similarly worded cases in the same common pleas court against two different school systems on behalf of mothers whose young children were allegedly assaulted on school buses last year.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey is ahead of the rest of the country in using private lawyers to sue manufacturing companies over chemicals known as PFAS, whose toxicity levels are still being determined by federal regulators while lawsuits stack up.
PITTSBURGH — A longtime employee's federal lawsuit against his former employer for allegedly failing to accommodate his condition of claustrophobia follows a series of similar cases introduced since a change in disabilities law in 2008.