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Phila. plaintiffs' attorney Eugene Spector joins American Antitrust Institute's advisory board

A veteran Philadelphia plaintiffs’ attorney recently joined the advisory board of the

Newly elected state rep. hits constituents with 'slip-and-fall' suit

A newly elected state legislator from Northeastern Pennsylvania is apparently unhappy

Former Merck & Co. employee sues for discriminatory firing

Pharmaceutical company Merck, which has a research and production facility in suburban Philadelphia, is facing a wrongful termination claim by a former worker over allegations that the woman was fired from her job for discriminatory reasons.

Sellers need not disclose murder-suicide in real estate transactions, Pa. appellate court rules

A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel has affirmed a trial court decision that a home seller

Pa. Supreme Court: SEPTA not ‘arm’ of the commonwealth, can face FELA claim


Pa. files federal antitrust suit against NCAA over Penn State sanctions stemming from Sandusky scandal

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is suing the NCAA over allegations that the college

Defendants in Phila. officer's wrongful death suit seek dismissal; plaintiff's lawyers vow to get case to jury

The state agency being sued by the family of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Moses

Pa. appellate court denies motion for consolidation filed by imprisoned former state rep.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has denied an application for consolidation that had

First-ever openly gay Pa. legislator sworn into office

History was made in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania this week when the Keystone

NCAA criticizes Pa. Gov. Corbett's federal antitrust complaint

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has taken issue with a lawsuit filed against it

Wisconsin couple files Zoloft wrongful death claim in Phila. federal court

A Wisconsin couple has filed a wrongful death complaint against drug giant Pfizer over

Former World Cafe Live! line cook sues for unlawful termination

A line cook fired from a Philadelphia entertainment venue is suing his former employer

Asbestos bankruptcy estimation hearing gets under way in western Pa.

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N.J. AG announces $100,000 civil penalty against South Jersey resident

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced a $100,000 civil penalty Monday against a Haddon Township resident who allegedly defrauded investors who bought promissory notes from him.

Film documents business closure because of lawsuits

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A new short film examines the final week of business for a small business before frivolous lawsuits forced it to close down.

Bondex expert testifies 'Chrysotile' joint compound not likely cause of mesothelioma


Asbestos bankruptcy estimation hearing highlights major disparities

PITTSBURGH – The legal proceeding playing out this week in a federal courtroom in this

Pa. Supreme Court expands online case database

Pennsylvania’s high court has expanded its online case database to include information

Claimants' witness in asbestos bankruptcy case: Chrysotile can cause mesothelioma


Pa. Supreme Court denies 'King's Bench' petition to review suspended Justice Orie Melvin's corruption case

Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s colleagues on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania have denied