With an increasing number of Americans using smartphones, it’s only logical to conclude that the number of people whipping out the devices to video and audio record situations in public would increase.
A Montgomery County, Pa. couple has filed a personal injury lawsuit against an out-of-state landlord for injuries the wife claims she sustained after slipping on the steps of a Philadelphia building owned by the defendants.
A City of Chester, Pa. police officer who was terminated from the force following an off-duty confrontation with another man, but who later got his job back, has filed a federal lawsuit against members of his own department and city leaders, alleging his due process and other constitutional rights were violated when he was fired from his job two years ago.
The owner of a self-described mom-and-pop book-publishing outfit in Philadelphia has filed a federal copyright infringement lawsuit against a New Jersey man, alleging the defendant fraudulently bootlegged copies of works produced by the plaintiff for personal gain.
A Philadelphia woman who claims she sustained injuries after being tasered by police officers and security personnel after she was caught shoplifting from a store has filed a lawsuit against the police officers involved in the incident and the outlet mall where the alleged incident took place.
A woman who served as the executive director for Philadelphia’s Board of Pensions and Retirement for nearly a decade, earning a salary of more than $100,000 per year, is suing the City Philadelphia for wrongful termination, alleging her firing was related to her race.
A Norristown man allegedly dubbed the “older guy” at the Montgomery County, Pa. musical instrument store where he worked before his firing last year has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against his former employer, claiming he was terminated because of his age.
A former Montgomery County, Pa. police dispatcher who was fired from his job after his employers alleged they hadn’t received the proper medical forms required for a leave of absence is suing the county for wrongful termination.
The estate of a man who died from post-surgical complications following the removal of his gallbladder that was awarded $400,000 after a January jury trial will receive the full compensation, this after a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge denied one defendant’s motion for post-trial relief.
A former industrial hygienist at the Occupation Safety and Health Administration has filed a federal complaint against the secretary for the United States Department of Labor, alleging she was forced into retirement three years ago after she lodged a number of complaints against the agency.
A South Philadelphia man who claims he suffered physical injuries after the SEPTA trolley on which he was riding became involved in a collision with another vehicle has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the transit agency, the trolley operator and the driver of the other vehicle.
A Gettysburg, Pa. man who claims his development of lung cancer is directly related to his work history, in that he worked around asbestos-related products, has filed a mass tort claim against various companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of products containing the fiber.
A Philadelphia couple who claims the husband became physically injured after the bicycle on which he was riding was struck by a turning armored car has filed a lawsuit against the security agency that owned the vehicle.