PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) trial preparation specialist suing her employer for claims of hostile work environment and retaliation may not introduce evidence predating the suit’s statute of limitations, a federal judge ruled.
According to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the City of Philadelphia and various judicial and law enforcement officials did not act improperly during a Philadelphia man’s 2005 state court criminal case.
A married couple who felt their accountant was negligent for not informing them of improper accounting practices conducted by relatives and business associates has had their case dismissed by a federal appeals court.
A local hospital has been compelled to provide documents on the procedures associated with compensating its employees for meal breaks, in a prospective class action suit brought by those same employees.
PHILADELPHIA – An injured pedestrian who filed suit against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), PECO Energy Company and the City of Philadelphia will be required to seek new counsel.
PHILADELPHIA – Citing the time of legal action being filed and consideration of multiple interest factors, a federal judge has transferred a class-action lawsuit against a marketing research firm from Pennsylvania to Florida.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Sterling Township man who claims he was assaulted by a defendant and later deprived of his constitutional rights by a separate defendant, a Pennsylvania State Trooper remains dismissed, says a federal appeals court.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has affirmed a trial court ruling which granted summary judgment to a group of law enforcement and corrections officials, simultaneously denying a South Philadelphia man a new trial.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed a pair of trial court decisions, in the case of a former Pennsylvania congressional candidate suing a local newspaper organization and political group members.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court upheld a trial court decision which granted summary judgment to a Philadelphia police officer, against a man who felt he had been wrongly arrested and imprisoned.
PHILADELPHIA – On Tuesday, a federal appeals court denied an emergency application for a writ of mandamus to a pair of civil case defendants, who were seeking the writ to ensure the recusal of the judge assigned to their case.