News from November 2012

Property management firm sued by fired pregnant worker for discriminatory discharge

By Jon Campisi | Nov 1, 2012

A former leasing agent for a suburban Philadelphia apartment complex is suing her

Pa. woman sues former prison guard over forcible sex act

By Jon Campisi | Nov 1, 2012

A Pa. woman is suing a corrections officer over claims that the guard forced her to have

Former Penn State president faces charges in connection with Sandusky sex-abuse scandal

By Jon Campisi | Nov 1, 2012

Penn State’s former president has been charged with eight criminal counts relating to his

Judge issues mixed ruling in agricultural commodities case

By Jon Campisi | Nov 1, 2012

A judge has ordered a produce company to pay two wholesale sellers money owed for the

Unlawful arrest claim against Pa. State Trooper can move forward

By Jon Campisi | Nov 1, 2012

A judge has allowed a false arrest claim against a Pennsylvania State Trooper to proceed

Judge Simpson denies supplemental injunction petition in Voter ID case

By Jon Campisi | Nov 1, 2012

The Pennsylvania judge overseeing the Voter ID case has denied a petition for a

Phila. trial lawyer Robert Heim appointed to Pa. Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee

By Jon Campisi | Nov 2, 2012

Veteran Philadelphia trial lawyer and past Philadelphia Bar Association chancellor

McQueary asks judge to deny Penn State's motion to stay civil suit

By Jon Campisi | Nov 2, 2012

Attorneys for Michael McQueary are asking a judge to deny Penn State University’s

Former FDA commissioner can testify at trial in Flonase antitrust case

By Jon Campisi | Nov 5, 2012

The federal judge overseeing the Flonase antitrust litigation against drugmaker

Pa. CJD rejects objections by former Phila. Traffic Court Judge Singletary

By Jon Campisi | Nov 5, 2012

Pennsylvania’s Court of Judicial Discipline late last week rejected objections by Willie F.

Parx Casino and employee face sexual harassment claim by fired security officer

By Jon Campisi | Nov 5, 2012

A former security officer at a suburban Philadelphia casino is suing the gaming hall and

Phila. woman files legal malpractice claim against local attorney

By Jon Campisi | Nov 5, 2012

A Philadelphia lawyer is being sued by a former client who claims the man failed to file a

Homeowner burned by hot tar sues roofing company

By Jon Campisi | Nov 5, 2012

A Philadelphia homeowner who claims she was severely burned by molten hot roofing tar

On eve of inmate execution, newspapers' suit against DOC may halt lethal injection

By Jon Campisi | Nov 5, 2012

In just two day’s time, convicted murderer Hubert L. Michael, Jr., who pleaded guilty in

Nationwide Insurance sued by Pa. rehab clinic for failure to pay first-party benefits

By Jon Campisi | Nov 7, 2012

A Montgomery County rehabilitation clinic has filed a breach of contract suit against an insurer over claims that the defendant has failed to compensate the plaintiff for services rendered to a car accident victim.

NM plaintiff files 'Fen-Phen' mass tort claim in Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Nov 7, 2012

A New Mexico woman has filed a claim in the Fen-Phen mass tort litigation in

Suburban Phila. bank faces consumer class action allegations

By Jon Campisi | Nov 7, 2012

A consumer class action suit has been filed against a Montgomery County bank over

Phila. nightclub sued by patron struck in head by metal rod during altercation

By Jon Campisi | Nov 7, 2012

A man from Upper Bucks County is suing a Philadelphia nightclub and a Lower Bucks County resident for injuries he allegedly sustained after being struck in the back of the head by the defendant during an altercation at the business last winter.

Pa. newspapers win injunction in executions case; Hubert Michael scheduled to die Thursday

By Jon Campisi | Nov 8, 2012

A federal judge in Harrisburg has granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary

Discriminatory firing case against Delco prison can move forward, judge rules

By Jon Campisi | Nov 8, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia has denied a defense motion to dismiss a lawsuit initiated

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