PHILADELPHIA – For the second time, a federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction made on behalf of defendants in the case of an insurance provider against a construction company and a property company. Senior Judge Robert F.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal court ruled Tuesday that a Delaware woman suing her former hospital for race discrimination and retaliation has sufficiently alleged facts for her case to proceed. Lillian Polk, an African-American phlebotomist (a person trained to draw blood from medical patients), filed suit in April against Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville for alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 tied to race discrimination and retaliation, in connection with her terminat
PHILADELPHIA – A federal court judge approved both a lead plaintiff and his selection of lead counsel in a class action lawsuit alleging stock options for a large pharmaceutical company were manipulated illegally. On Tuesday, Judge Gerald S.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) and preliminary injunction to Citibank and Citigroup Global Markets against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, pending the outcome of an arbitration hearing from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Senior Judge Robert F.
A West Virginia citizen filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania collections firm claiming violation of debt collection law in 2014. Lynda Borror of Piedmont, WV sued Federal Bond and Collection Service Inc. of Hatboro (FCBS) and Does 1-10, inclusive, in the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA -- A longtime worker for a Bethlehem power company is suing his former bosses for alleged disability discrimination and assault. Thomas and Susan Gallagher filed a complaint on May 29 in Cook County Circuit Court against PPL Electric Utilities Corp. and Lynn Wassel.
PHILADELPHIA -- Four current or former administrators of a local school district are suing the school board after alleged retaliation resulting from their reporting of a top officials misconduct. John Castrovinci, Susan M.
A former inmate is suing several employees of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and a company responsible for maintaining the air conditioning units at the medium-security correctional facility where he was incarcerated, claiming that he and more than 60 other detainees were infected with Legionnaires disease because of improper sanitation of those units. Raymond Bernard filed a lawsuit June 17 in the U.S.
A hearing held in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday will assist in determining the proper distribution of $1.45 million in survival action proceeds to the family of a deceased city prisoner.
Counsel for the plaintiff in a motor vehicle accident lawsuit needed to appear at a hearing this week to determine why he should not face sanctions, according to Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas records.