PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff has initiated legal action versus the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, for personal injuries she sustained as a passenger on a SEPTA bus which was involved in a collision in Center City.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man claims he was falsely arrested and imprisoned after he challenged the amount of change he received from a Dollar General store cashier, and the cashier used a racial epithet against him before calling the police and instigating the false arrest.
PHILADELPHIA – The parent company and publisher of two of Philadelphia’s major print news publications is pursuing legal action against a dental care practice, for over $15,000 in fees it’s looking to reconcile from advertising placements in those same newspapers.
PHILADELPHIA – A locally-based designer and printer is looking to recoup well over $100,000 from an apparel retailer and its owner, who it claims collectively breached a working and financial agreement with the parties.
PHILADELPHIA – A new breach of contract suit sees a business group litigating with a construction firm over more than $70,000 in allegedly-unpaid and outstanding fees connected to the sale of receivables between the parties.
PHILADELPHIA – A New York-based insurance company is looking to recover $25,000 and other damages from a Philadelphia law firm who is said to have breached the terms of its insurance policy, per a new state court lawsuit.
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a decision by the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (UCBR) to deny unemployment benefits for a former Internal Revenue Service employee after she voluntarily left her position to participate in a religious convocation in China, according to a decision filed on March 13.
PHILADELPHIA — It wasn't a surprise, but it was a victory for benefits plan administrators, a Seyfarth Shaw attorney says of a recent appeals court decision in a lawsuit that started in Harrisburg federal court.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow evidence that the plaintiff in a personal injury case had been drinking before he got hurt, according to a decision filed on March 15.
Two individuals have filed a class action lawsuit against Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency d/b/a Fedloan Servicing d/b/a American Education Services for alleged breach of contract and violation of state and federal laws.
PHILADELPHIA – A pair of Federal Employment Liability Act (FELA) lawsuits filed by New York plaintiffs and former railroad workers against Conrail and CSX Transportation were recently consolidated in state court.
PHILADELPHIA – According to court records, Verizon Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia have settled litigation concerning a 2015 water main break, an incident that Verizon had claimed damaged its electrical conduits and copper cables at a Philadelphia intersection.
PHILADELPHIA – A Littlestown woman settled her action concerning an allegedly-defective Chevrolet vehicle and alleged violation of consumer protection laws, one filed against General Motors and which had initially been headed to arbitration.
HARRISBURG – The passage of legal reform legislation in Wisconsin last week in part took aim at the practice of third-party litigation funding, but the director of the National Federation of Independent Business's Pennsylvania chapter says an unfavorable legal climate may prevent such a law from coming to the Keystone State.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.