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Employee sues Buddhist Temple over electrical burns suffered from loose power line

An employee of a Philadelphia Buddhist Temple who claims he suffered electrical burns after being shocked by a loose utility wire at the premises has filed a personal injury lawsuit against his employer in state court.

Pa. Health Dept. faces whistleblower suit by former high-up employee who alleges retaliatory firing

A woman who formerly served as a special assistant to Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary

Trial attorney Mongeluzzi named as plaintiff in breach of contract suit against talent company

A high-power Philadelphia trial attorney is himself named as a plaintiff in a case lawyers

Fox Chase Cancer Center faces medical malpractice claim over alleged injuries from hernia surgery

A Montgomery County couple is suing Fox Case Cancer Center and one of its physicians

Phila.'s Independence Visitor Center is named in assault and battery complaint

A Delaware County man and his wife who allege they were assaulted while handcuffed by private security personnel at a party at the Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia’s historic district have filed a civil complaint against the center, the hired security firm and others in state court.

Judge allows suit by HIV-positive student against Harrisburg's Milton Hershey School to remain in Phila.

A federal judge in Philadelphia recently denied a bid by a central Pennsylvania boarding

Sandusky judge denies last-minute defense attempt to have charges dismissed

The judge presiding over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case on Friday denied a motion to dismiss charges that had earlier been filed by the former Penn State assistant football coach’s defense attorney.

Master complaint regarding former NFL players' head injuries filed at federal court in Phila.

A master personal injury class action lawsuit that could cover hundreds of former

'Merit selection' proposal tabled yet again by state House Judiciary Committee

For the second time in two months, a legislative panel in Harrisburg postponed a

Four new Risperdal mass torts filed at Phila. Common Pleas Court

Four men, one from South Jersey, filed separate mass tort claims against the makers of

Phila.'s Wood Funeral Home sued by widower for breach of contract

A contract dispute between a Delaware man and a Philadelphia funeral home has led to a lawsuit being filed against the local business accusing the funeral home of maliciously shutting the plaintiff out of his deceased wife’s post-death arrangements.

Parents sue over planned closing of North Phila. elementary school

A number of parents and a healthcare workers’ union have filed a federal lawsuit against the School District of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Education seeking to prevent a neighborhood elementary school in North Philadelphia from being shuttered as part of a widespread school-closing plan.

Fired case manager supervisor at Phila. mental health clinic sues for retaliatory discharge

A former case manager supervisor for Philadelphia’s Community Council for Mental Health and Mental Retardation has filed a wrongful termination complaint against the agency, claiming he was fired in retaliation for raising concerns about fraudulent billings by case manager subordinates.

Phila. jury renders $6.4 million plaintiffs' verdict in medical malpractice, wrongful death case

A Philadelphia jury last week rendered a $6.4 million plaintiffs’ verdict in a medical

Bain Capital named as defendant in 'slip-and-fall' suit filed by Phila. couple

Bain Capital, the private investment and financial services firm that has become a

Insurance co. not required to indemnify Sandusky for potential damages arising out of sex-abuse case, judge rules

A federal judge in Harrisburg has partially ruled in favor of an insurance company seeking declaratory judgment that it does not have to indemnify Jerry Sandusky for potential damages that may arise out of child sex-abuse allegations against the former Penn State University assistant football coach.

Widow of U.S. Forest Service employee who died in plane crash sues aircraft maintainers

The widow of a U.S. Forest Service employee who died back in June 2010 when the small plane he and two other Department of Agriculture workers were in crashed in north-central Pennsylvania has filed a wrongful death claim against those charged with maintaining the aircraft.

Phila. law firm to receive social justice award during upcoming annual gala

The Philadelphia law firm that joined with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania in filing a federal complaint against the city and its mayor over a controversial outdoor homeless feeding ban will be honored at the end of the month for its work toward social justice by an area organization dedicated to the same.

ACLU of Pa. files suit over Phila.'s outdoor homeless feeding ban

Philadelphia’s recently enacted ban on feeding the homeless in public is now the subject of litigation, after the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania on June 5 filed a federal complaint against the city and Mayor Michael Nutter challenging the constitutionality of the controversial measure.

Residents of condo complex that flooded file class action suit against property manager

A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of tenants of a downtown Philadelphia high-rise residential complex that flooded after water piping in the building burst.