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Several, including school nurse, face lawsuit after Penncrest High student allegedly attacked

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The parents of a Penncrest High School student are suing the district over alleged shoddy treatment of their son following an assault in the campus cafeteria.

Fired phys ed teacher sues Plum Borough, wants to defend his reputation in public hearing

By Takesha Thomas | Mar 7, 2019

A former Plum Borough School District gym teacher who had been cleared of charges of inappropriate behavior toward students but was later fired is asking for a public hearing.

University of Pennsylvania trustees prevail in real estate battle with former commercial tenant

By Charmaine Little | Feb 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — On Jan. 31, a common pleas court affirmed its ruling for summary judgment in favor of The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in its real estate battle with a supermarket.

Parent claims School District of Philadelphia failed to provide educational accommodations to her child

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A mother and her minor child are suing a school district, citing alleged breach of duty and disability discrimination.

Financial assistant claims she was wrongfully terminated by Penn State

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 11, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT — A financial assistant is suing Pennsylvania State University, a former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Christianity club sues Mechanicsburg School District to be allowed to distribute Bibles on school property

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 8, 2019

HARRISBURG – A Christian-centered student organization in Mechanicsburg is suing its school district, superintendent and high school principal, claiming its free speech were violated when it was denied the opportunity to distribute its literature and Bibles in a school building.

Student claims he was wrongfully expelled from University of the Sciences after sex assault investigation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A student is suing a university, citing alleged breach of contract, sexual discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Parent of student sues Moon Area School District for alleged civil rights violations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A parent is suing Moon Area School District and others, citing alleged violation of civil rights.

Woodland Hills School District student claims substitute teacher head-butted him

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A 10th-grade student is suing the Woodland Hills School District and Richard Novak, school administrator and substitute teacher, citing alleged assault and battery.

First-grader suffers traumatic brain injury when run over by older girls at their track practice, lawsuit states

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A first-grade student who was run over by girls twice her age participating in a track practice and who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the process has had a lawsuit brought in her name by her mother, who witnessed the incident.

City of McKeesport seeks judgment in lawsuit over student's slip and fall on ice

By Chandra Lye | Jan 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A Motion for Summary Judgment has been filed by the City of McKeesport following an injury complaint where a 16-year-old high school student needed medical attention after a fall.

Lawsuit: Student had head slammed into desk and was stuffed in a locker at John F. McCloskey School

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A student's mother is suing The School District of Philadelphia, a government entity, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Woman sues archdiocese after suffering arm and shoulder injuries in fall at private school

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 25, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who suffered a broken arm and shoulder at a high school in Northeast Philadelphia after attending a function for her daughter, a student there, has filed a negligence lawsuit against the school through the local archdiocese.

Woman sued for millions over Allegheny Co. man's death seeks access to his high school records; Man died after fight at a house party

By Charmaine Little | Jan 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH — On Jan. 7, a woman being sued in the wake of a 23-year-old’s death filed a subpoena to produce documents and other information for discovery against his high school in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.

Principal sues Palmerton school board members for alleged gender discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

SCRANTON — An East Norriton couple are suing Palmerton Area School District and other school officials, citing alleged gender discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

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