News from December 2012

Former Pa. ambulance drivers file FLSA suit alleging overtime pay violations

By Jon Campisi | Dec 3, 2012

A handful of former employees of a Chester County-based private ambulance service have

Judge dismisses western Pa. county commissioner's suit against colleagues

By Jon Campisi | Dec 3, 2012

A civil rights lawsuit brought by a southwestern Pennsylvania county commissioner

Pfizer faces two products liability claims over Zoloft birth defect allegations

By Jon Campisi | Dec 3, 2012

Two woman filed separate products liability suits against drug manufacturer Pfizer this

Jury selection underway in wrongful death case involving fired, imprisoned former Phila. cop

By Jon Campisi | Dec 4, 2012

Jury selection was scheduled to begin this week in the civil trial of a since-fired and

Phila. Common Pleas Court judge dies of apparent suicide

By Jon Campisi | Dec 4, 2012

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jurist has apparently taken his own life.

Strasburg, Pa. Railroad Co. and historical museum face personal injury claim

By Jon Campisi | Dec 4, 2012

A Northwestern Pennsylvania woman has filed a personal injury claim against the

FMLA covers seeking out daycare for children with Autism, federal judge in Pa. rules

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2012

A federal judge sitting in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has sided with the mother

Security firm and estate of deceased motorist sued over injuries to bridge workers

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2012

Two North Jersey men who were injured by a speeding vehicle while working to refurbish a Philadelphia-area bridge have filed suit against the estate of the vehicle’s driver, who perished in the accident, and the firm that was charged with securing the worksite.

Colorado plaintiff files Artelon Spacer Implant mass tort claim in master complaint docketed in Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2012

A 65-year-old Colorado man has filed a mass tort products liability claim against the

N.J. construction worker sues Pa.-based contracting firms over workplace injuries

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2012

A construction worker from New Jersey has initiated a workplace injury claim against

Family of frat member who fell to death receives $3 million-plus settlement

By Jon Campisi | Dec 6, 2012

A $3 million-plus settlement has been reached in a wrongful death case initiated by the

Obermayer Rebmann partner 'Jack' O'Hara loses battle with cancer

By Jon Campisi | Dec 6, 2012

John “Jack” V. O’Hara, a partner with Philadelphia law firm Obermayer, Rebmann,

City of Phila., driver sued over injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident

By Jon Campisi | Dec 6, 2012

The victim of a motor vehicle collision is partially blaming the City of Philadelphia for

McDonald's sued over food poisoning incident

By Jon Campisi | Dec 6, 2012

A Philadelphia family who allege they developed severe food poisoning after eating at a local McDonald’s restaurant have filed a personal injury claim against the fast food eatery in state court.

Judge dismisses workplace discrimination case against Pa. educational agency

By Jon Campisi | Dec 7, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled in favor of a defendant in a disability

Phila. Inquirer parent co. sues developer Bart Blatstein for breach of contract

By Jon Campisi | Dec 7, 2012

The owners of two of the region’s largest daily newspapers are suing a well-known area

Widow of cabbie killed by drunken driver settles wrongful death claim for $1 million-plus

By Jon Campisi | Dec 7, 2012

The family of a taxicab driver killed by a drunken motorist in Philadelphia four years ago

Pa. appeals court panel: State judicial agencies not subject to OOR jurisdiction

By Jon Campisi | Dec 7, 2012

A three-judge Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel has affirmed a decision by the

Bensalem, Pa. police, website operator sued by N.J. man

By Jon Campisi | Dec 10, 2012

A New Jersey man is suing a suburban Philadelphia municipality, two police officials and

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