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Not much of fired teaching assistant's discrimination lawsuit left

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 17, 2018

Pregnant teaching assistant Janasia Wadley alleges that workplace discrimination led to her being treated differently and eventually fired.

Much of Philadelphia police officer's sexual harassment lawsuit tossed

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A City of Philadelphia police officer's lawsuit against the city has been allowed to proceed, though not against the city's police department and only on her hostile work environment claim.

Rider sues after SEPTA bus he was riding fell into road's construction hole

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A local man has initiated legal action against the City of Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (DOT), after he was injured when the bus he was riding fell into a construction hole.

Drunk bar patron who allegedly fell and sustained skull injuries sues Camden, N.J., bar for overserving him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man who suffered severe skull injuries in a fall at a Camden bar says the establishment overserved him and caused his accident to occur.

Lawsuit: Boys, ages 6 and 8, were sexually abused at their Philadelphia foster home

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has launched legal action on behalf of two young boys, ages 6 and 8 years old, against a pair of children’s agencies and a woman serving as a foster parent, claiming the defendants’ collective negligence allowed for the boys to be sexually abused by the foster parent’s grandson.

Opioid companies named in Pittsburgh class action lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Cephalon Inc., Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Corp., manufacturer, citing alleged civil conspiracy, negligence and unjust enrichment.

Norfolk Southern Railway requests court to compel arbitration

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — A railway company is suing North Shore Railroad Co. and Lycoming Valley Railroad Co., citing that North Shore has refused to assume the defense of Norfolk Southern in other itigation.

Allentown Park Hotel sued over man's alleged fall

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

ALLENTOWN — Two patrons are suing Hospitality Cover Plus LLC, doing business as Allentown Park Hotel, citing alleged negligence.

Delco day care center accused of negligence in child's injury

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

MEDIA — A daughter and her mother are suing Carter's Open Arms Child Care Center and Carter's Open Arms Child Care Center LLC, a child care center, citing alleged negligence.

Sous chef sues Bala Golf Club, claiming sexual harassment led to termination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A sous chef is suing Bala Golf Club, a restaurant operator, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Plumber says he was exposed to diseases while working on pipe connected to UPenn laboratory

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plumber is suing the University of Pennsylvania after he claims a pipe he was working on, which was connected to a campus laboratory, potentially exposed him to a host of blood-borne pathogenic diseases.

Torch cutter at Alcoa gets burned, sues maker of protective garment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man employed as a torch cutter is suing Aramark and its subsidiaries for allegedly manufacturing and distributing a protective garment that he claims failed to protect him from second and third-degree burns he sustained on the job.

Court date set for woman who claims she was assaulted by Family Dollar employees

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia woman who alleges she was severely beaten and assaulted by the employees of a local Family Dollar store is on its way to trial in a Philadelphia courtroom next winter.

Customer sues Sheetz, says her finger was amputated after cutting it on trash can

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A customer is suing Sheetz Inc., Mill Stone Equipment LLC and Penn Metal Fabricators, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence and strict products liability.

Property owner claims Swarthmore Borough allowed sale of alcohol

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

MEDIA — A property owner is suing Swarthmore Borough Inc., a government entity, citing alleged breach of contract.

Former unit coordinator sues Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A health unit coordinator is suing Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, and UPMC, former employers, citing alleged racial discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Woman claims she was injured in a fall on a Delaware County sidewalk

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Delaware, a premises controller, citing negligence.

Former employee claims Temple University violated FMLA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey resident is suing Temple University and Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, former employer, citing alleged violation of the FMLA.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed over crane accident in Franklin County

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

HARRISBURG — An estate executrix is suing The Monitowoc Co. Inc., et al, crane owners, citing alleged negligence.

SEC accuses former Ocwen vice president of insider trading

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a former vice president of Ocwen, citing alleged fraud.

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