HARRISBURG – A former employee of the State House of Representatives’ Republican Caucus is suing the body for discrimination, unlawful termination and retaliation, claiming he received prejudicial treatment for his practice of the Islamic faith.
HARRISBURG - The state Superior Court has affirmed a trial court's ruling, denying an appeal from Community Care Behavioral Health Organization over alleged overpayment of Medicare funds in an audit of Berks Counseling Center.
PHILADELPHIA - In a ruling on Nov. 5, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled in favor of Foremost Insurance Co., saying it doesn’t have to defend a landlord who is facing a lawsuit in a carbon monoxide injury.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has given final approval to a $1.6 million deal to settle a class action against a Pennsylvania-based home health care agency that allegedly used multiple schemes to keep from paying its workers overtime.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge, sua sponte or on his own, has thrown out a New Jersey contractor's breach-of-contract lawsuit against Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PhilaPort) over a cancelled $45 million contract, saying the port authority enjoys sovereign immunity.
PHILADELPHIA — One of five employees of a Lancaster-based asbestos testing company named in a woman's sexual harassment lawsuit is off the hook -- for now -- after she agreed to drop some of her claims in the case, according to a federal judge's recent opinion.
PITTSBURGH – As the fallout from Pennsylvania’s clergy abuse scandal and the state grand jury report continues, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, its Bishop David A. Zubik and Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl are the targets of a dozen new fraud-based lawsuits filed in the previous week.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia food services company is actively seeking a default judgment to be levied against a barbecue restaurant that formerly operated in Honey Brook, alleging it committed breach of contract.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has ruled a holding company based in India cannot add a fraud claim and name additional defendants in its groundwater contamination dispute against a Bethlehem metal electroplating company expected to go to trial in December.