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Judge dismisses wrongful arrest claim against Cheltenham Township Police

By Jon Campisi | Dec 22, 2011

U.S. District Court Judge Juan R. Sanchez dismissed with prejudice the civil action against Cheltenham Township Chief of Police John J. 20. 15 by Philadelphia resident Junior Forde and Allentown, Pa

Animal rights activist files civil rights claim against Philly cop over protest arrest

By Jon Campisi | Dec 27, 2011

23, 2009 after the manager of the Whole Foods market complained about Coffin’s presence outside of the store.”Coffin was released after two hours in custody and he was given a court date of Jan.S.

Ballard Spahr appoints new Litigation Department head

By Jon Campisi | Jan 4, 2012

The Philadelphia-based law firm of Ballard Spahr, which employees 500 attorneys in 13 offices nationwide, announced Tuesday that it has named lawyer John B.Langel succeeds William A

Phila. woman files legal malpractice suit against former attorney

By Jon Campisi | Jan 5, 2012

A Philadelphia woman who had hired a North Wales, Pa.Elba Logan is suing Montgomery County attorney Carlos M.According to the new complaint, which was filed Jan. 6th St. in Philadelphia.”On Nov.

Fentanyl Patch overdose spurs wrongful death claim against drug manufacturers

By Jon Campisi | Jan 5, 2012

The spouse of a woman who allegedly died as a result of using a Fentanyl pain patch has filed suit in state court against the companies involved in the manufacture, design and sale of the product.

Fired Pa. police officer cannot move forward with complaint against municipality, judge rules

By Jon Campisi | Jan 9, 2012

A former Bethel Township, Pa.U.S. District Judge Berle M. Schiller on Jan. 5 ruled in favor of Bethel Township and Bethel Police Chief John L. Smith. The defendants denied the charge.”

Lawyers for SEPTA cops accused in beating seek to transfer suit to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Jan 11, 2012

The notice of removal was filed Jan. 6 at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania by attorney Jeffrey M. Scott of the Philadelphia law firm Archer & Greiner.Lawyer Evan S

Legal malpractice suit filed against Jenkintown, Pa. attorney

By Jon Campisi | Jan 13, 2012

A Philadelphia man is suing an attorney he had hired to represent him in a previous drug liability case, alleging the lawyer failed to bring a timely claim on the plaintiff’s behalf.Attorney Eric H.C

Negligence claim filed against Philadelphia-based nursing care facility

By Jon Campisi | Jan 13, 2012

Philadelphia attorney Leonard R. Parks filed the complaint Jan. 10 at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of Philadelphia resident Brenda St. George, on Oct. 1, 2010, the suit claims.

Judge grants summary judgment to two Temple cops and two Philly detectives sued for false arrest

By Jon Campisi | Jan 16, 2012

In a memorandum opinion issued Jan. 10, U.S. District Judge Berle M.Franks apparently wore the same color sweat suit as the suspected shooter

Judge orders Pa. to release $3.2 million in education funding to Chester Upland School District

By Jon Campisi | Jan 19, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania must immediately release education subsidies to the tune of $3.U.S. District Judge Michael M.Baylson, sitting in the U

Summary judgment granted to U.S. Postal Service in case involving Nationwide Insurance

By Jon Campisi | Jan 20, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia has granted summary judgment to the United States government in a case in which a motorist and her insurance carrier had sued following an automobile accident with a U

Parent of student with 'Brittle Bone Disease' sues Philly School Dist. for injuries

By Jon Campisi | Jan 24, 2012

Philadelphia attorney Robert N. Braker, of the personal injury firm Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, filed the civil action against the Philadelphia School District Jan. 5, 2010.S

Class action filed against Bally's and LA Fitness over lifetime membership promise

By Jon Campisi | Jan 25, 2012

The complaint, which seeks class action certification, was filed Jan. 18 at Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court by New Jersey attorney Mark S. Guralnick.A jury trial has been demanded.

Philadelphians sue over damage to homes caused by school construction

By Jon Campisi | Jan 25, 2012

Philadelphia lawyer Jonathan Wheeler filed the complaints Jan. 23 on behalf of James Sinclair, Deborah E. Royster and Kathleen Smith.In addition to the school board, the Narberth, Pa.-based Daniel J

Federal judge dismisses suit against Pa. magisterial district judge

By Jon Campisi | Jan 26, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia has granted a local judge’s motion to have a complaint against him by two property owners dismissed.U.S. District Judge Thomas O’Neill, Jr. and Richard Giuliani, Jr.S

Rite Aid sued by Muslim woman for discriminatory firing

By Jon Campisi | Jan 30, 2012

A Chester County, Pa. woman who claims her wearing of an Islamic head covering and her Muslim faith in general led to her eventual firing from Rite Aid Corp.In her complaint, which was filed Jan.S.

Manayunk Brewing Co. hit with racial discrimination complaint

By Jon Campisi | Jan 31, 2012

Philadelphia resident Derrick Geddy, who began working for the business in 2005, claims that he was subject to a hostile work environment while working at the business. 27 at the U.S. attorney Ari R

Wells Fargo hit with job discrimination lawsuit

By Jon Campisi | Feb 1, 2012

Bensalem, Pa. employment attorney Ari R. Karpf filed the federal complaint Jan. 30 at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of Sellersville, Pa.m.

Natural Lands Trust sued over alleged discriminatory firing

By Jon Campisi | Feb 3, 2012

A Delaware County, Pa. woman who claims she was laid off from her job as an event planner for Media, Pa.-based Natural Lands Trust Inc. 31 at the U.S. resident Mandy Santiago.

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