A Bucks County, Pa. man who claims to have sustained serious head, neck and back injuries following a two-vehicle collision two years ago has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the company that owned the vehicle and the offending motorist.
A Philadelphia woman who alleges she experienced a barrage of sexual harassment at the gym she formerly worked at is suing the business for wrongful termination, claiming she was fired in retaliation for reporting the lewd behavior of one employee to police.
A former Philadelphia police detective has filed a federal complaint against the city, the police commissioner and two psychologists, alleging his initial firing, and subsequent failure to reinstate him to his previous position, was unwarranted.
A federal judge in Philadelphia last week granted a motion by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to dismiss it as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a city man who claims he was wrongly arrested on rape charges that were later dropped.
When the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reconvened in Old City Hall in Philadelphia’s historic district in mid September, the first time it met there since 1802, it was like the justices took a step back in time.
A Bucks County, Pa. woman who claims she was initially fired from her waitress job of 10 years after acting as a witness against a manager who was discovered having an extra-marital affair with a female employee, but who was later reinstated, only to be fired a second time a year later, has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against her former employer.
A black man from Philadelphia who claims he was fired from his job as a laborer for a Montgomery County, Pa. company after only four months of employment has filed a federal job discrimination claim against the business and its owner, alleging he was terminated because of his race.
A Philadelphia woman who claims suburban police officers followed her to the bank and seized bail money that was to be used to spring her son and daughter-in-law from jail is suing the Bucks County, Pa. district attorney in federal court.
The NAACP and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia Oct. 19, alleging that the city’s refusal to allow a billboard advertising criminal justice reform to be placed at Philadelphia International Airport violates the group’s First Amendment rights.
A Philadelphia woman who claims she was wrongfully arrested, and subsequently humiliated at having had her arrest broadcast on the local news, has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the City of Philadelphia and one of its police officers.
A Philadelphia man who claims city police officers physically beat him without cause during an incident exactly two years ago has filed an assault and battery complaint against the city and the law enforcement officials involved in the act.
An Amtrak conductor who claims he was knocked unconscious after stepping foot off a New York to Philadelphia-bound train two years ago to assist departing passengers has filed a civil complaint against his employer in state court.
A Pennsylvania couple has filed a product liability complaint against a furniture manufacturer, alleging the husband sustained serious and disabling injuries after the office chair on which he sat broke, sending the plaintiff crashing to the ground.
The wife of a Pennsylvania man who died last year from mesothelioma has filed a mass tort claim in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court against companies dealing in the manufacture and distribution of products containing asbestos.
The estate of a man who died while incarcerated at a federal detention center in central Pennsylvania has secured a $750,000 settlement in their lawsuit against the U.S. government, lawyers for the family of the deceased man announced late last week.
A federal judge in Philadelphia last week dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit against a wealthy suburban school district, four years after the civil action was first filed by six African American families who alleged bias in class placement.