WILKES-BARRE – A former student who was hit in the back of the head with a basketball during gym class is now suing the Stroudsburg Area School District in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
SCRANTON — A McConnellsburg Bedford boom manufacturer, being sued by a man injured while working on one of its booms in Toronto, has asked a federal judge to grant the man's motion to dismiss the case so he can file it in Canada.
PHILADELPHIA — A Fort Worth, Texas-based airline being sued by a Huntingdon Valley couple over an employee's fall that allegedly caused injuries in a jet bridge last year is asking a federal judge to throw out the case.
PHILADELPHIA – Joseph Wildcat Sr., the president of the Lac Du Flambeau Tribe of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is alleged to have violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and is now facing a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
On July 25, Philadelphia’s former Chief Information Officer was denied his motion to compel Mayor James F. Kenney’s deposition as the ex-worker sues the city for alleged retaliation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA - On July 25, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a preliminary injunction in a dispute between an international ballet shoe company and its exclusive provider in the United States.
PHILADELPHIA – A citizen suit filed recently against developers of an upscale 14 homesite community in Nockamixon Township is an example of litigation being harnessed to combat environmental law violations, the attorney for the plaintiff told the Pennsylvania Record.
TRENTON, N.J. – Eight days of scientific expert witness testimony in a New Jersey federal court, centered on whether Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing baby powder causes women to develop both ovarian cancer and mesothelioma, will conclude Wednesday and ultimately determine if 12,000 lawsuits on the subject move forward.
HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania State University sophomore is seeking protection in federal court from a suspension handed down after his alleged "pressuring" and "cajoling" of a fellow student into having sex with him was found to amount to sexual assault.
PHILADELPHIA -- An IT analyst failed to convince the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that his former employer terminated him because of retaliation. The court granted the company’s motion for summary judgment July 16.
PHILADELPHIA -- Because sending a notice of removal is not the same as filing a notice of removal, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted July 15 a motion to remand against a military academy.
PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a motion July 10 for summary judgment by Edizone, which was sued after a consumer suffered burns on his buttocks after using a product.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit brought against both ESPN and the National Football League that alleged safety violations were committed during the construction of a temporary stage has been remanded to a Philadelphia court.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently dismissed an insurance company's lawsuit filed against the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) after a fire that started in a PHA building damaged neighboring property.
TRENTON, N.J. – The fate of about 12,000 lawsuits claiming Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing baby powder causes women to develop both ovarian cancer and mesothelioma, will be decided after eight days of expert witness testimony in a New Jersey federal court.