A New Jersey woman who worked as a paralegal for a Philadelphia law firm has filed a federal discrimination complaint against her former employer, alleging she endured frequent incidents of sexual harassment while at the job.
A newly released academic study by a law school professor asserts that Philadelphia’s civil court system is attractive to plaintiff’s from outside of the city – at the expense of local consumers and businesses.
A Philadelphia man who claims he sustained a fractured ankle and lacerations following an assault perpetrated by city cops has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia and the officers involved in the alleged attack.
An Ohio steel products company that claims it got stuck with an outstanding bill after a contractor it employed for a job went bankrupt, has filed a federal complaint against a Philadelphia law firm whose services the plaintiff initially retained in order to recoup the money it was owed by the now-defunct company.
A woman who was fired from her job at an area mental health facility has filed a federal complaint against her former employer, alleging that the company failed to inform her that her medical leave that she had to take was used up by the time she was scheduled to return to work.
A Philadelphia woman who claims to have sustained a fractured ankle following a slip-and-fall incident on supposedly unprotected marble stairs at a Center City, Philadelphia property has filed a complaint against the property owner in civil court.
A York, Pa. man who claims that he sustained injuries after having a double hip replacement is suing the manufacturers of the surgically implanted product, alleging that its faulty nature caused him great harm.
A FedEx worker who claims his broken ankle requiring the placement of 11 surgical screws and a metal plate was a direct result of his fall at Philadelphia International Airport is suing those responsible for the terminal buildings where the alleged incident occurred two winters ago.
A man who claims he suffered electrical shocks and burns after coming into contact with an exposed power line has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the public utility in charge of overseeing the line.
A former Philadelphia police lieutenant who claims the city fired him after more than four decades of employment after a doctor determined job-related injuries would be enough to prevent him from carrying out his professional duties has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia.
A Montgomery County, Pa. man who plans to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against Philadelphia police stemming from an incident that occurred last winter has cleared a major hurdle in his fight against alleged police abuse and ignorance.
A Delaware company that makes and distributes a trademarked brand of seasoned French fries to a popular Philadelphia restaurant and bar has filed a federal infringement claim against a Maryland eatery, claiming the defendant has fraudulently marketed the plaintiff’s product at its own restaurant.
A New Jersey man who was contracted to provide psychiatric services to a Philadelphia mental health facility, and who claims he was let go in violation of his contract, has filed a federal complaint against the organization and two of its directors.
The parents of a prison inmate who committed suicide by hanging himself with a bed sheet has filed a federal civil rights claim against the Pennsylvania county in which the deceased man was incarcerated and various other officials involved with his care.