PHILADELPHIA – Separate defamation lawsuits filed by the former ex-president and head of operations for a struggling publishing company over an email issued to thousands of employees by the CEO which they say falsely accused them of disloyalty have been transferred.
PHILADELPHIA – Last month, a woman who alleged she suffered harassment, gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment at the hands of Temple University athletic officials filed a motion for summary judgment on all claims in her lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA – Much like the protagonist in one of their best known songs, a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against iconic British rock band Led Zeppelin is “Going to California,” per an order handed down by a Pennsylvania federal judge.
PHILADELPHIA – On May 7, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a motion that would’ve kept the chief representative in a class action lawsuit from being questioned by the defendant.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge recently dismissed the City of Philadelphia as a defendant in an ongoing wrongful death lawsuit over whether the presence of a nurse to administer inhaler medication would have prevented the September 2013 death of a sixth-grade student.
PHILADELPHIA – On April 14, Comcast Corp. settled a class action lawsuit alleging the cable giant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act when it failed to pay overtime wages to a large number of employees at its Horsham location.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman has sued the Sheraton Philadelphia Hotel and local parking garage management company for negligence over injuries she allegedly sustained in a fall nearly two years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – A man’s negligence lawsuit against a local casino and gaming establishment has launched a vigorous debate over the proper venue where the case is to be heard, according to court records.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman who claims a fall she suffered in a Royersford grocery store left her with serious injuries has filed suit against the store chain in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, and it will soon be heard by an arbitrator.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man who claims he was injured by falling debris at an apartment complex where interior demolition was occurring is taking legal action to ensure he receives a promised settlement from the owner of the demolition company.
PHILADELPHIA – A former Lower Saucon Township Council candidate had her claim for retaliation against the community’s police department and its chief, in response to her vocal opposition of a planned landfill expansion project, was dismissed by a federal court judge on April 29.
PHILADELPHIA – On April 30, a federal judge dismissed claims excessive and deadly force, assault and battery, wrongful death and a failure to properly train officers to respond to “mentally disturbed individuals,” against both the City of Philadelphia and Officer Thomas Dempsey.
PHILADELPHIA – A motion to amend preliminary approval of a $320,000 class action settlement with Trumark Financial Credit Union was approved by a Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas judge last week.
PHILADELPHIA – The alleged failure of a Philadelphia couple’s attorney to name the correct driver of a vehicle they claim struck them in a July 2012 car crash on I-76 West in Philadelphia has their Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas lawsuit in jeopardy.
PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia property owners who reside in Maryland claim they were never notified of an eight-year old arbitration judgment entered against them for more than $47,000 in a negligence case in which they were the named defendants.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man who had a $25,000 arbitration judgment entered against him in December claims he wasn’t served with proper notice of the decision and has asked the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to strike it.
PHILADELPHIA – A man suing Subway, Comcast, Verizon and the City of Philadelphia over a sidewalk fall in November 2012 has filed a motion for reconsideration of a judge’s ruling that forces him to comply with a defense request for his medical and psychiatric care records.