A state appellate court has upheld a decision by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to revoke the casino license of a company that sought to erect a slots parlor along an industrial stretch of Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that SSH Management, LLC and 1500 Walnut Enterprises, LLC signed a consent agreement regarding alleged violations of federal regulations for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in an office building at 1500 Walnut St. in Philadelphia.
The child sex-abuse scandal coming out of Pennsylvania State University has resulted in various criminal charges against the man who allegedly carried out the acts of pedophilia, and those who supposedly turned a blind eye to the years-long incidents of abuse.
A Delaware County, Pa. man has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the popular Pennsylvania convenience store chain Wawa, contending the company fired him after he took leave to care for his ailing spouse.
A black lieutenant with the Philadelphia Fire Department who alleges he was once cursed at by a drunken cadre of white fellow firefighters during a union gathering, has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the union representing city firefighters.
A Muslim man who contends he was wrongfully terminated from his job at Whole Foods because of his religion has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, according to his legal counsel.
A Montgomery County, Pa. man who claims the heart attack he suffered during a late March 2010 altercation with the police at his home was caused by officers’ use of a Taser gun has filed a federal complaint against two law enforcement agencies and two individual cops.
A Southeastern Pennsylvania man has filed a federal job discrimination lawsuit against Best Buy, alleging his firing in the spring of 2010 was in retaliation for him complaining about alleged discrimination at the workplace.
A Philadelphia woman who claims that her more than two-year employment at a hotel at Philadelphia International Airport was marked by pervasive sexual harassment has filed a federal complaint against her former employer and a handful of former coworkers.
A Chester County, Pa. woman who claims she lost consciousness after falling down a set of stairs and hitting her head at a local law firm is suing the company for injuries she claims to have sustained as a result of the incident.
Henry M. Sneath, a Pittsburg, Pa.-based trial attorney, was recently installed as the new president of DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, a 22,000-member national lawyer association, the group announced in a Nov. 7 news release.
The father of a Philadelphia middle school student has filed a federal complaint against the School District of Philadelphia, its chief inspector and a handful of individual school police officers, alleging a strip search performed on his daughter during school hours violated her civil rights.
A Philadelphia man is suing the City of Philadelphia and two municipal police officers for what he claims was an unprovoked assault by the two cops and the subsequent filing of false criminal charges against him.