A judge has refused to grant summary judgment to the Philadelphia School District and one of its police officers in a case brought by a former student who says the security agent used excessive force when trying to get the plaintiff, who was pregnant at the time, to leave her school’s library.
The emotionally charged case of a Philadelphia nurse who was charged by state authorities with the assisted suicide of her dying father has come to a close after a trial judge dismissed the criminal counts against the woman.
A Montgomery County woman who claims she experienced workplace discrimination, first due to her need to take time off to get a double mastectomy, and later because of a death in the family and an illness, is suing her former employer over claims that she was improperly terminated from her job.
The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is named as a defendant in a civil suit filed by a former medical assistant who claims she was not rehired by the defendant as part of its acquisition of Community Medicine Inc. strictly because of her disabilities.
A Pennsylvania man is suing West Chester, Pa.-based Synthes Inc. over allegations that the company intentionally switched up his work schedule despite the fact that it knew he required consistency due to a severe sleeping condition.