News from December 2013

Firefighter accuses City of Phila. of violating agreement that resolved previous claims of mistreatment

By Jon Campisi | Dec 2, 2013

A firefighter has filed a civil suit against the City of Philadelphia over claims that the agency violated an agreement that resolved previous allegations of disparate treatment.

Montco woman sues Louisiana restaurant over religious discrimination

By Jon Campisi | Dec 2, 2013

A Jehovah’s Witness from southeastern Pennsylvania is suing a Louisiana-

Widower files wrongful death claim against Octapharma USA over death tied to Octagam

By Jon Campisi | Dec 2, 2013

The widower of a woman who died during the winter of 2011 as a result of health

Lawyer convicted of possessing child pornography is disbarred by Pa. Supreme Court

By Jon Campisi | Dec 3, 2013

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has disbarred a suburban Philadelphia attorney who had been convicted of possessing child pornography.

ACME, SuperValu seek removal of slip-and-fall case to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Dec 3, 2013

An attorney representing Philadelphia-based ACME Markets and

Job discrimination claim filed against Phila. light fixture co.

By Jon Campisi | Dec 4, 2013

A Northeast Philadelphia business specializing in customized lighting

Commissioned sales worker accuses Home Depot At-Home Services of racial discrimination

By Jon Campisi | Dec 4, 2013

A commissioned employee with Home Depot At-Home Services Inc. has filed a federal complaint against the business alleging that she was regularly denied potential lucrative job opportunities and subsequently terminated for unlawful reasons due to her race.

Jury awards $11 million verdict in Topamax mass tort; Judge denies defense post-trial arguments

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2013

A Philadelphia jury recently returned a hefty plaintiff’s verdict of nearly $11

Doylestown Borough, police dept. sued for wrongful arrest, excessive force

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2013

A Bucks County man is suing the Doylestown Police Department and two

Phila. judge affirms $2.3 million plaintiff's verdict in asbestos wrongful death case

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2013

A trial court judge recently upheld a $2.3 million plaintiff’s verdict in an

Injured construction worker and wife awarded $2.25 million following trial at Phila. Court

By Jon Campisi | Dec 5, 2013

A construction worker who says he was seriously injured on the job more

Husband of disgraced former Lackawanna County guardian ad litem pleads guilty to tax fraud charge

By Jon Campisi | Dec 6, 2013

The husband of a former Lackawanna County guardian ad litem who last month agreed to plead guilty to income tax fraud charges has himself admitted to his role in defrauding the federal government.

Flyers' Claude Giroux named in insurer's suit stemming from fender-bender

By Jon Campisi | Dec 9, 2013

A Philadelphia sports figure is being sued over a fender-bender that

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