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Taxpayers say contract given by Philly School District costs $1.3M more than other option, want state court to hear case

By Chandra Lye | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania taxpayers have filed a request to send their lawsuit against the School District of Philadelphia over a contract awarded to "a very well-connected bidder" back to state court.

Former Washington Co. Democratic chair gets good news from Superior Court

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 22, 2018

HARRISBURG -- A Pennsylvania judge has vacated a lower court ruling against the former Washington County Democratic Party chairman.

Former Siemens-Healthineers employee claims she was fired for reporting pay-to-play scheme

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 22, 2018

WEST CHESTER — A former employee is suing a health care company, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Contractor sues Philadelphia Regional Port Authority over cancelled $45M contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A contractor is suing Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, a port facilities management company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Deceased man's estate seeks settlement of more than $100K in insurance from car wreck

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 22, 2018

LANCASTER — Executors of the estate of a deceased man are seeking approval of a proposed settlement.

Michigan steelworker is burned when flame-prevention jacket leaks oxygen, suit states; Defendant wonders why case is filed in Philadelphia

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Michigan man claims he was left unprotected by a fire-protection jacket when removing steel, and was severely burned by an oxygen leak which he says was due to the manufacturer’s alleged negligence.

Lawsuit claims tasering by Philadelphia police caused man's heart attack, brain injuries

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by a Philadelphia man claims he barely survived an encounter with Philadelphia police officers who allegedly used excessive force on him and caused him to suffer both near-fatal cardiac arrest and permanent brain injuries.

Horizon House whistleblower says she was fired for reporting wrongdoing

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A former operations director for a nonprofit group tasked with assisting the homeless, disabled and mentally challenged claims she was unlawfully fired from the organization after reporting alleged financial mismanagement.

Lawsuit filed over fight at rooftop bar in Lancaster

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing The Orsini Group LLC, d/b/a Altana Rooftop Lounge, and John Doe I and John Doe II, individuals, citing alleged negligence.

Couple claim man was run over by car at America's Auto Auction

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 22, 2018

LANCASTER — A couple are suing America's Auto Auction Lancaster Inc., a car auction company, citing alleged loss of consortium and negligence.

Grane Healthcare Co. loses appeal, motion for protective orders denied

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 19, 2018

A health care company lost its appeal in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Breach-of-contract verdict for Birdsfoot Golf Club is upheld on appeal

By Carrie Salls | Oct 19, 2018

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania on Oct. 10 upheld a jury verdict in a breach-of-contact case involving Lindsay Golf Group Ltd., which does business as Birdsfoot Golf Club, and the E-Z-GO Division of Textron Inc.

Flight attendant says she was severely injured by passing Jamba Juice cart inside Philly International Airport

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A flight attendant who alleges she was barreled over by a juice store’s supply cart and seriously injured inside Philadelphia International Airport, is now pursuing damages against the company to which the store belongs.

John Deere: Philadelphia lawsuit over crushed leg is an example of forum-shopping

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The estate representative of a man allegedly crushed by a John Deere-brand front end loader is seeking legal damages as compensation for the leg and spinal injuries he suffered in that accident.

Lawsuit: Man sues for damages after breaking arm and ribs in golf cart accident

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man who allegedly sustained a broken arm and ribs while riding in a golf cart on the Juniata Golf Course in North Philadelphia claims the club was negligent in creating the conditions that caused the accident.

Milton Hershey School sued over Evangelical activities by former employees claiming religious discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Former employees are suing a school, citing alleged religious discrimination and wrongful termination.

Woman claims she was wrongfully handcuffed, injured by Philadelphia police officer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing a police officer, citing alleged breach of duty.

Security guards are suing Pittston schools, claiming violation of civil rights

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2018

HARRISBURG — Security officers are suing Pittston Area School District, their former employer, citing alleged violation of civil rights to political patronage/free speech and free association.

Superior Court reverses decision favoring Tuscarora Wayne Insurance in coverage dispute over fire

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 18, 2018

HARRISBURG -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania reversed a ruling favoring Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Co. TWIC, which says part of its contract with Hebron Inc. excused it from liability for certain accidents.

Attorney didn't pursue slip-and-fall before statute of limitations expired, says Delco woman in legal malpractice lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County woman alleges her former attorney committed professional malpractice by not timely prosecuting a premises liability complaint on her behalf, before the relevant statute of limitations expired.

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