PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia has become the latest government entity in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to sue opioid manufacturers for deceptive marketing practices and creating what it has termed “an unprecedented public health crisis.”
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia-based news website has sued the American Broadcasting Company for trademark infringement and disparagement, claiming the network improperly used the website’s name to produce a series of feature news videos on historic locations in the city.
PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth Court has vacated an injunction that prohibited transportation network companies (TNCs), including appellant Lyft Inc., from operating in the city of Philadelphia, according to an opinion entered on Oct. 31.
PHILADELPHIA – In response to the Trump Administration imposing new conditions on cities seeking to obtain criminal justice grant funding, the City of Philadelphia has sued U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in federal court.
PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth Court has affirmed a Workers' Compensation Appeal Board ruling related to the validity of insurer Independence Blue Cross’ subrogation lien against medical benefits provided by the city of Philadelphia to a city firefighter, according to a July 3 order.
HARRISBURG — Two Philadelphia property owners named as defendants in a slip-and-fall lawsuit were denied a request to strike the default judgment entered against them because they failed to respond to the lawsuit filed by the accident victim.
PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia denies it is responsible for damage to Verizon Pennsylvania’s telecommunications equipment, damages sustained as a result of the break of a City-owned water main two summers ago.
PHILADELPHIA — The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has reversed some decisions of a trial court regarding the case of a Philadelphia man who sustained injuries when his motor scooter struck an exposed and discontinued trolley track in 2013.
PHILADELPHIA – A Kunkletown couple have sued American Airlines, the City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport, alleging all three entities failed to protect one of the plaintiffs from injury on an airport tarmac.
PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia has settled a civil rights complaint which alleged various constitutional and state law violations against the City, the Philadelphia Police Department and several department officers.
PHILADELPHIA – The statute of limitations applied to a complaint regarding outstanding costs related to a Philadelphia property sold at sheriff’s sale more than three years ago, has led that complaint to be dismissed in federal court.
Although it is too soon to tell whether a prevailing wage ordinance signed by Mayor Jim Kenney on Oct. 27 will force any affected employers in the city to resort to layoffs, Fisher & Phillips LLP associate Gregory D. Hanscom said it's possible.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia, claiming its police department has issued unauthorized speeding tickets on state highways for more than four years.
PHILADELPHIA – An appellate court has dismissed charges of unconstitutional search and seizure, violation of equal protection and due process and a fabrication of warrant against the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Police Department.