HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - A Delaware County Court of Common Pleas judge has been charged with judicial misconduct for failing to recuse herself from a case involving a friend, according to a complaint filed by the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG - A Bucks County liquor store manager will receive full benefits and back pay after the state Commonwealth Court ruled he was eligible for Workers' Compensation stemming from the mental trauma he suffered during a gunpoint robbery in April 2008.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – An asbestos plaintiffs firm named in one of the racketeering cases filed by Garlock Sealing Technologies believes the debtor’s objections to a venue transfer improperly seek to attribute unrelated facts to each individual RICO case.
PHILADELPHIA - Victims of an online furniture seller who failed to deliver items purchased on the website will receive a portion of $50,000 in restitution, according to a settlement agreement reached last month between the Pennsylvania Bureau of Consumer Protection and the owners.
PHILADELPHIA - More than 1,000 pharmacists are owed unpaid overtime wages from one of the top pharmacy retail stores in the United States, according to a federal class action suit filed last week at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA - Northampton Hospital Company, LLC and Northampton Hospital Corporation, owners and operators of Easton Hospital in Northampton County, have agreed to a $662,000 settlement with the government to resolve allegations of health care fraud arising under the False Claims Act.
PHILADELPHIA - An ex-employee of a Center City law firm says her termination was in retaliation for her requests for time off that were protected under the Family Medical Leave Act, according to a wrongful termination lawsuit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA - The co-founders of national discount retail chain Five Below fraudulently concealed their intent to resign from the company last year and artificially inflated the company's public stock price while planning to hand over the reigns to a much less experienced CEO, causing the stock to crumble upon their exit, according to allegations in a class action suit filed at the U.S. District Court
HARRISBURG - The three weeks it took to propose, pass and sign legislation designed to prevent convicted felons from making public remarks that could cause the families of victims mental anguish have left too many unanswered questions, according to a federal lawsuit filed at the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania by several media and civil rights organizations.
PHILADELPHIA - A former auto salesman claims that his reporting of sexual harassment by his female supervisor led the dealership owner and the woman's father to retaliate with the wrongful termination of the plaintiff, according to a discrimination suit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.