PHILADELPHIA – A panel of federal appellate court judges dismissed the appeal of a former Drexel University medical student who filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the academic institution, for lack of jurisdiction and without prejudice.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman suing the parent company of Marshall’s department stores and alleging unlawfully denied her employment due to a prior aggravated assault conviction is renewing her complaint against the company.
PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia denies it is responsible for damage to Verizon Pennsylvania’s telecommunications equipment, damages sustained as a result of the break of a City-owned water main two summers ago.
PHILADELPHIA – The epic crash-and-burn surrounding the ill-fated Fyre Festival has resulted in a Pennsylvania-based event company filing a lawsuit against the festival and its organizers in federal court, charging they engaged in breach of contract, fraud and negligence.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who claimed illness and injury from allegedly being served shards of a broken plate at a Longhorn Steakhouse in Hamilton Township, N.J., has settled with the popular casual dining restaurant chain.
PITTSBURGH — A New Castle company has filed a class-action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobile M.V. and FCAUS LLC, vehicle manufacturers, citing alleged design defect, liability, negligence and product liability.
PITTSBURGH — An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America Inc., alleging design defect, liability and product liability for selling cell phones that overheated and caught fire.