Pregnant teaching assistant Janasia Wadley alleges that workplace discrimination led to her being treated differently and eventually fired.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHILADELPHIA — A sous chef is suing Bala Golf Club, a restaurant operator, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.
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.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH — A customer is suing Sheetz Inc., Mill Stone Equipment LLC and Penn Metal Fabricators, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence and strict products liability.
MEDIA — A property owner is suing Swarthmore Borough Inc., a government entity, citing alleged breach of contract.
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.
MEDIA — A woman is suing the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Delaware, a premises controller, citing negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey resident is suing Temple University and Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, former employer, citing alleged violation of the FMLA.
HARRISBURG — An estate executrix is suing The Monitowoc Co. Inc., et al, crane owners, citing alleged negligence.