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- Federal Court
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Ross resigns amid allegations he didn't address harassment, discrimination against female officers
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit brought by two female officers alleging a near decade-long pattern of harassment and discrimination against them from inside the Philadelphia Police Department has led to the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross.
- Federal Court
PHILADELPHIA – On June 19, the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted in part and denied in part a health group’s motions to exclude expert testimony in a case that involves a man who died from an opioid overdose while in police custody.
- State Court
PHILADELPHIA – Litigation has been settled between a New Jersey motorist who alleged she was unlawfully detained and the Philadelphia Police Department, which was said to have impounded her vehicle in West Philadelphia nearly three years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey motorist claims she was unlawfully detained and that her vehicle was wrongly confiscated by a member of the Philadelphia Police Department, while driving in West Philadelphia two years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by a Philadelphia man claims he barely survived an encounter with Philadelphia police officers who allegedly used excessive force on him and caused him to suffer both near-fatal cardiac arrest and permanent brain injuries.
School police officer's defamation lawsuit can go on; TV station reported he was fired over child sex abuse allegations
HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court has determined that a former school police supervisor should be able to continue with his defamation suit against a CBS-owned station that reported he was terminated over child sex abuse allegations.
PHILADELPHIA – A mother is suing the police commissioner of Philadelphia alleging negligence after her son committed suicide while incarcerated.