HARRISBURG – An appeals court has upheld the firing of a school district employee who served as principal in two elementary schools after his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Judge refuses to support mother's claim that Coatesville Area School District violated Americans with Disabilities Act
Mother had claimed the Coatesville Area School District provided inadequate educational services for her learning-disabled son.
PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh, the associate dean of its dental school and a professor are denying claims of misconduct made by a former instructor.
Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, father in legal battle over whether children are homeless, can attend school there
PHILADELPHIA – A local school district is defending itself in a lawsuit filed after it allegedly discontinued the enrollment of two homeless students.
A former patient of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital will receive a new trail in a medical malpractice case, an appellate court ruled.
An appellate court dismissed a Lycoming County student's lawsuit over her slip and fall on black ice in a school parking lot.
A federal judge denied a Bucks County man's request for documents in his counter-suit against the Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA).
PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing The Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the trustees of of the University of Pennsylvania, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.
PHILADELPHIA – For the second time, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled it will not stop a policy allowing transgender students in Boyertown schools to use the restroom facilities corresponding to their gender identity, a decision that could potentially send the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is seeking a ruling in a Title IX lawsuit filed against Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in which the plaintiffs requested class certification, claiming, on the university's behalf, that the plaintiffs have not proven that their rights have been violated.
PHILADELPHIA - A 12-year-old special needs student and his parents have filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Court in a case where they allege the autistic child did not receive a free and appropriate public education.
Federal judge allows First Amendment case against Pennsylvania School Boards Association to continue
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge declined a request to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and the board members that alleges retaliation against the plaintiffs for exercising their First Amendment rights.
Insurer asked to provide defense in lawsuit from worker who fell 40 feet onto beam during construction
PHILADELPHIA – An underlying personal injury action has a construction company seeking indemnification and defense from the Penn National and Travelers insurance companies in a separate, federal court lawsuit.
PITTSBURGH – A trio of retired and current public schoolteachers have initiated potential class action litigation in federal court over the legality of a state law that mandates them to pay “fair-share fees” to the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), its affiliates or a union-approved charity.
Third Circuit says Boyertown's transgender students can use restrooms corresponding to gender identity
PHILADELPHIA – A federal appellate court recently ruled that transgender students in Boyertown schools may continue to use the restroom facilities corresponding to their gender identity, marking a key victory for the LGBT advocacy community and a defeat for their ideological opponents.