News from January 2013

Judge denies plaintiff's motion to compel testimony in DRPA wrongful termination case

By Jon Campisi | Jan 21, 2013

The former corporate secretary for the Delaware River Port Authority who is suing the

Philly D.A. files insurance fraud charges against two for false claims against SEPTA

By Jon Campisi | Jan 23, 2013

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced last week that his office has

Phila. judge denies plaintiff's request for jury trial in construction contract case

By Jon Campisi | Jan 23, 2013

A Philadelphia judge has refused to grant a plaintiff’s motion in a construction contract

Sandusky, Penn State, Second Mile named in federal suit by 'John Doe 6'

By Jon Campisi | Jan 24, 2013

One of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky’s victims has filed suit against the former

Commonwealth Court issues ruling in RTKL response timeframe matter

By Jon Campisi | Jan 24, 2013

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has ruled that the state is required to answer a

Judge overrules defense objections in legal dispute case, allows litigation to cont. in Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Jan 24, 2013

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge has overruled preliminary objections that had

Phila. judge dismisses commerce action involving contractual dispute, says N.J. is better venue

By Jon Campisi | Jan 24, 2013

A Philadelphia judge has dismissed a commerce action that had been filed at the Court of Common Pleas by a Southeastern Pennsylvania man against a New Jersey business, determining that the case would better play out in the Garden State.

Penn State law school dean tapped for position in China

By Jon Campisi | Jan 25, 2013

The dean of Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law will be heading

Plaintiffs' lawyers seek creation of Tylenol products liability MDL in Phila. federal court

By Jon Campisi | Jan 25, 2013

Plaintiffs’ lawyers representing those who claim their ingestion of Tylenol caused them to

Fired SEPTA worker sues for wrongful termination

By Jon Campisi | Jan 28, 2013

A former employee of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority who claims he was fired from his job of less than a year because of his need to take medical leave due to a heart condition has filed a federal civil suit against the mass transit agency.

Pa. legislator introduces judicial merit selection bill in wake of Supreme Court corruption case

By Jon Campisi | Jan 28, 2013

A state lawmaker from Philadelphia unveiled a judicial merit selection bill Jan. 23 that

Federal antitrust class action filed over allegations of gypsum board price fixing

By Jon Campisi | Jan 28, 2013

A Florida man and a New York resident have joined forces in bringing a class action

Flyers-Rangers dispute at 2010 Winter Classic leads to civil suit

By Jon Campisi | Jan 28, 2013

The off-duty New Jersey policeman and Iraq war veteran who sustained serious injuries

Commonwealth Court reverses PPA decision denying license to Phila. limo service

By Jon Campisi | Jan 29, 2013

A three-judge Commonwealth Court panel has reversed a decision by the Philadelphia

Bayer faces product liability claim arising out of alleged Mirena injuries

By Jon Campisi | Jan 29, 2013

A Pennsylvania woman is suing the makers of the Mirena birth control system over

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