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Philadelphia court declines to impose sanctions on Delaware County hospital

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 17, 2018

Judge denies motion in class action suit to stop hospital from having arbitration agreements signed

Former Piedmont Airlines employee wins Workers' Compensation claim after slipping on snow

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 24, 2018

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania court has upheld a Workers' Compensation Appeal Board's award to a former Piedmont Airlines employee who was injured in a company parking lot.

Former Philadelphia firefighter loses Workers' Comp claim after cancer diagnosis

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A veteran Philadelphia firefighter has lost an appeal with the Commonwealth Court in a Workers' Compensation claim that alleges his prostate cancer was a direct result of his occupation.

Shriners resist monitoring of animal handling at circus by Pittsburgh PD

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – The city of Pittsburgh has proposed monitors inspect how the Shrine Circus handles its animals at its scheduled show in September, a proposal that the circus has rejected.

CVS will not face class action from former pharmacy techs; Philly judge won't certify class

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 3, 2018

A former CVS Pharmacy technician lost a renewed class action to recoup wages lost during certification classes.

Ambit Energy settles $9.3 million class action; $1.4M goes to attorneys

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 31, 2018

A Pennsylvania woman settled a class action lawsuit against Ambit Energy in a dispute over fees earlier this month.

Former IHOP Employee Wins $15K In Wage Case

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 30, 2018

Wyomissing IHOP to pay out former employee for not paying overtime

Supreme Court strikes down 2012 law, says lawmakers passed it in unconstitutional fashion

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 14, 2018

HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down Act 80, a law giving cash assistance to some of the state's poorest residents, due to constitutional issues on how the law was passed.

Appellate court refuses to throw out Bishop Tube site petition

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 9, 2018

The legal fight to clean up the contaminated Bishop Tube site will continue, an appellate court ruled on July 25.

Lawsuit over black ice at Jersey Shore Area High School fails

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 7, 2018

An appellate court dismissed a Lycoming County student's lawsuit over her slip and fall on black ice in a school parking lot.

Ford brake parts not responsible for asbestos-related death, appellate court rules

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 7, 2018

The widow of Pittsburgh resident, who claimed asbestos exposure killed him, lost her appeal in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania on July 23.

Superior Court denies former doctor's request for a new trial over employment contract

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 7, 2018

A radiology doctor will not receive a new trial in a dispute over his early termination, an appellate court ruled.

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