PHILADELPHIA – Juvenile Law Center, Education Law Center and Philadelphia law firm Dechert announced the filing of a $10 million class action lawsuit against Glen Mills Schools on Thursday, concerning allegations of abuse and educational neglect hundreds of its students suffered at the hands of facility staff, as well as a lack of oversight from education authorities.
Glen Mills lays off more than 250 as state removes boys from campus in wake of lawsuit, newspaper report
PHILADELPHIA – An abuse lawsuit filed by two students and their guardian against Glen Mills school is part of a series of events that includes layoffs and the removal of students from the campus.
PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania court has reviewed a case involving the investigation and firing of a former University of the Arts tenured professor who was accused of sexual harassment and is suing the school for defamation, breach of contract and violation of his civil rights.
MEDIA - A former provost of Cheyney University is suing the institution over claims she was fired for blowing the whistle on waste and wrongdoing.
HARRISBURG – A school district, which appealed of an appeal board decision regarding the charter status of a Reading school, has obtained a victory in court.
PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has ruled against a special needs student who was expelled for bringing a knife to school.
PHILADELPHIA – The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has presented a number of affirmative defenses and denied liability in opposing the litigation brought by a woman who allegedly suffered a broken arm and shoulder at a high school in Northeast Philadelphia after attending a function for her daughter, a student there.
Pottsville High athlete sues over suspension; School says harassment of mentally disabled man included nude dance, vile behavior with lollipop
The parents of a Pottsville Area High School football player have filed suit against the school district after their son was suspended for allegedly performing a nude dance with a towel in the locker room.
PHILADELPHIA — An appeals court has reversed a lower court ruling that restored the salary of a University of Pittsburgh professor after his pay was cut following poor annual reviews.
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.
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.
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
PHILADELPHIA — A mother and her minor child are suing a school district, citing alleged breach of duty and disability discrimination.
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
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
PHILADELPHIA — A student is suing a university, citing alleged breach of contract, sexual discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
PITTSBURGH — A parent is suing Moon Area School District and others, citing alleged violation of civil rights.
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
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.
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.