The owner of a pharmacy in Philadelphia says that a drug supplier damaged the neighborhood store's reputation after making a false accusation that it over-purchased and sold a controlled substance, according to a libel suit filed at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Homeowners living on both sides of the Delaware River near the Bucks County garbage dump maintained by Waste Management of Pennsylvania have filed a federal class action suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the company over noxious odors and fumes they claim have invaded their everyday life.
William Hird, former director of records for the now-defunct Philadelphia Traffic Court, was sentenced Monday to 24 months in prison for his role in a fraud scheme involving judges at the former court.
A federal judge was unimpressed with a Gettysburg attorney's apology Wednesday for defrauding her clients of $6 million that she diverted from a trust fund before sentencing her to 15 years’ imprisonment plus restitution and forfeiture totaling more than $12 million.
A former Rite Aid Corporation Vice President and a New Jersey businessman have been charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in connection with a $14.6 million, surplus inventory sales/kickback scheme. Jay Findling, age 54, of Manalapan, N.J., is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Former Rite Aid Vice President Timothy Foster, 65, of Portland, Ore., is
A former mechanic and driver for an Allentown, Pa.-based school transportation company says his termination violated whistleblower protections under the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, according to a lawsuit filed at the Lehigh County Court of Common Appeals.
Following the acquittal by a federal jury of participating in a ticket-fixing scheme, a former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge wants to finish out his six-year term on the bench and collect the $90,000 per year salary he lost while placed on suspension during the two-year investigation and trial.
Five employees working in the front rooms of a French bistro in Philadelphia have filed a class action suit with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the restaurant under the Fair Labor Standards Act, claiming they were not fully compensated because of a policy that deducted money from their tips to pay for credit card fees.
Pennsylvania-based chemical company Rohm & Haas, a division of Dow Chemical, has agreed to an undisclosed settlement with 33 plaintiffs that lived near one of its plants in Illinois and claimed improper disposal methods caused brain cancer.