News from August 2013

Connecticut plaintiff files Mirena products liability claim in U.S. Dist. Court in Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Aug 1, 2013

A New England woman has filed suit against pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare over

Employee accuses Teva Pharmaceuticals of discrimination in civil action

By Jon Campisi | Aug 1, 2013

A Montgomery County man is suing Teva Pharmaceuticals over claims that the generic

Former Pa. School for the Deaf teacher accuses institution of ADA violations

By Jon Campisi | Aug 1, 2013

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf has been named as a defendant in a civil suit accusing the Philadelphia-based educational institution of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act for allegedly firing a former teacher because she requested special accommodations due to her medical conditions.

Schnader Harrison & Lewis welcomes attorneys from Trujillo Rodriguez & Richards

By Jon Campisi | Aug 1, 2013

The Philadelphia law firm of Schnader Harrison & Lewis announced this

Judge dismisses suit against SEPTA filed by dead bus passenger's estate

By Jon Campisi | Aug 2, 2013

A federal lawsuit that had been filed against the Southeastern Pennsylvania

N.J. disabled man accuses Pocono Speedway of violating ADA

By Jon Campisi | Aug 2, 2013

A physically disabled New Jersey man claims in a federal lawsuit that the

DOJ, Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center settle False Claims Act allegations for $957K

By Jon Campisi | Aug 2, 2013

Federal prosecutors in western Pennsylvania this week announced that the

Pa. woman wins six-figure verdict in slip-and-fall case against Phila. Pathmark

By Jon Campisi | Aug 6, 2013

A federal jury recently returned a six-figure plaintiff’s verdict in favor of a Bucks County

Debtors' in asbestos bankruptcy case appeal estimation decision to Third Circuit

By Jon Campisi | Aug 6, 2013

It took months for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Judith Fitzgerald to determine the present and

Zygmont Pines, Pa. Court Administrator, named to two national judicial organizations

By Jon Campisi | Aug 6, 2013

Pennsylvania’s court administrator, Zygmont Pines, has been named president of the

Phila. attorney, Northampton Co. judge nominated by Obama to Eastern District of Pa.

By Jon Campisi | Aug 6, 2013

President Obama has nominated a state trial judge from northeastern Pennsylvania and a

Third Circuit sides with Pa. students in 'I (heart) boobies!' free speech case

By Jon Campisi | Aug 7, 2013

A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has sided with two northeastern

Ballard Spahr attorney to receive professional service award by American Inns of Court

By Jon Campisi | Aug 7, 2013

A young Philadelphia attorney who practices with the firm Ballard Spahr

Pa. Superior Court affirms harassment conviction of teen over Facebook post

By Jon Campisi | Aug 7, 2013

A state appellate court panel has affirmed a ruling by a trial judge who

Phila. judge removed from the bench, barred from holding future office

By Jon Campisi | Aug 8, 2013

Suspended Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Thomas M. Nocella has been

Teen athlete sues U.S. Field Hockey Assoc. over tournament related head injuries

By Jon Campisi | Aug 8, 2013

A suburban Philadelphia teen athlete who sustained a concussion and a severe facial

Effexor products liability MDL created, transferred to Rufe in Eastern District of Pa.

By Jon Campisi | Aug 8, 2013

The federal judge in Philadelphia who currently presides over the Zoloft products

Photographer sues Phila. D.A. over unauthorized use of photo on Twitter account

By Jon Campisi | Aug 8, 2013

Philadelphia’s top prosecutor stands accused of copyright infringement in a civil action

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