PHILADELPHIA – The former longtime finance director of a local school for special needs students had most of the claims levied against his ex-employer survive a defense motion to dismiss in federal court.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has granted a motion for partial summary judgment in favor of the City of Philadelphia, and against a former Philadelphia police sergeant arrested and terminated for conduct unbecoming of an officer.
PHILADELPHIA – Per a federal judge, America Online (AOL) was dismissed as a party to a lawsuit filed against one of its subsidiaries by a business group that sought to create a joint venture with that same subsidiary prior to AOL acquiring it.
PHILADELPHIA – A major insurance provider had its motion to dismiss a claim of acting in bad faith towards a policy holder who sustained serious injuries in 2012 motor vehicle accident granted in federal court last week.
ALLENTOWN – This week, a federal judge stated an optometrist called as an expert witness in a negligence case surrounding a fatal motor vehicle accident in 2012 must keep her testimony within the strict confines of her medical expertise.
Editor’s note: This article is part of a series examining evidence submitted in Garlock Sealing Technologies’ bankruptcy proceeding that was recently unsealed as a result of Legal Newsline’s legal challenge.
PHILADELPHIA – On May 12, a federal appeals court affirmed a lower court’s decision in a class action lawsuit that prevents drivers for a West Chester-based charter bus company from being eligible for overtime compensation pay.
PHILADELPHIA – Recently, a federal judge ruled an attorney for Nationwide must testify in a lawsuit in which it alleges a corporation breached its agreement to purchase property at Philadelphia Mills Mall, which was once known as Franklin Mills Mall.
A man brought a lawsuit against a construction business alleging violation of employment law in 2014. Nathan Kershner of Highspire sued Abel Construction Co. Inc. and Abel Recon LLC of Mountville in the U.S.
A Levittown resident brought allegations against her former employer alleging violation of disability law in 2015. Margaret Hall sued Meenan Oil Co. L.P.; Meenan Oil Co. Inc.; Star Gas Partners L.P.; and Star Gas LLC, all of Stamford, Connecticut, in the U.S.
Three Philadelphia residents brought a lawsuit against a municipality and four police officers alleging civil rights violation in 2013. Vanessa McKnight, Galen Bullock and Michael McClary sued The City of Philadelphia and Officers Joseph Sperry, Rameen Johnson, Antoinette Renee Byrd, and Michael Zimmerman in the U.S.
A corporation brought allegations against a trucking firm requesting replevin for property allegedly seized in 2015. New Prime Inc. d/b/a Prime Inc. of Springfield, Missouri sued Act Truck & Trailer Inc. headquartered in Wilkes-Barre in the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA – "Obstacles and legal issues” have caused an attorney representing a Philadelphia man suing the Southeastern Philadelphia Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to petition the court for relief of that duty.
PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for a Philadelphia-based touring company wants a decade-old judgment of $14,000 levied against it in response to a motor vehicle accident thrown out of court, alleging improper notice.