A former banker with Wells Fargo who claims he was fired from his job in retaliation for speaking out against a manager’s alleged hostility toward him has filed a federal job discrimination lawsuit against the San Francisco-based banking giant.
A Philadelphia man who claims he was fired from his job of more than four years for reasons related to his mental and physical health has filed a complaint against former employer in federal court.
A federal judicial panel has OK’d a motion by the National Football League to consolidate four injury lawsuits against it at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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Phila. School Dist. files removal notice to federal court in case involving lawsuit over student shooting
Lawyers for the Philadelphia School District have filed a removal notice in federal court in Philadelphia in which they seek to transfer a complaint that was filed against it late last month in state court to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Penn State's insurance co. files for declaratory relief; says university not entitled to coverage in abuse claim
A Blue Bell, Pa.-based insurance company has filed for declaratory relief against Pennsylvania State University relating to a case in which a purported victim of accused child molester Jerry Sandusky filed a civil suit against the former assistant football coach in state court.
Former inmate whose police brutality suit was dismissed can move forward with amended complaint, judge rules
A former county prison inmate in Northeastern Pennsylvania who claims a civil rights lawsuit he had filed involving alleged police brutality was dismissed in court because his lawyer couldn’t locate him has won the right to re-file the complaint.
Three Latino voters have filed a federal lawsuit against the secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the 2011 Legislative Reapportionment Commission seeking a court order to ensure the defendants will enact a new legislative redistricting plan in time for the upcoming election season.
The Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 2 affirmed a federal judge’s ruling that an anti-abortion protester arrested for failing to move to another spot within Independence National Historical Park five years ago cannot collect civil damages from two park rangers who the man claimed violated his rights when they detained him near the Liberty Bell. The appeals panel ruling ends a fight by Delaware C
Appeals panel upholds federal judge's dismissal of whistleblower suit by former state police trooper
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling by a lower court judge in a case in which a retired Pennsylvania State Police lieutenant had claimed he was demoted in retaliation for investigating claims of sexual harassment by a local district judge against a well-respected member of the state police.