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Customer sues Walmart, alleging injuries in shelf collapse

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 30, 2015

A Philadelphia woman is suing Walmart, alleging negligence for severe injures she says she sustained at one of the retailer's stores.

White Haven man alleges former employer committed unlawful retaliation

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 30, 2015

A White Haven man is suing his former employer, alleging it retaliated against him and ultimately terminated him in response to his opposition to alleged unlawful race discrimination within the workplace.

Teacher with epilepsy alleges disability discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 30, 2015

A Pottstown woman is suing a Chester County school district, alleging it engaged in unlawful employment practices.

Bridgeport woman sues former employer, alleging discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 30, 2015

A Bridgeport woman is suing her former employer, alleging it engaged in discriminatory and retaliatory employment practices.

Former employee sues casino, alleging age discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 29, 2015

A Philadelphia woman is suing a casino, alleging was discriminated against and eventually terminated by her former employer because of her age.

Commonwealth Court: State Farm wrong to terminate policy of customer previously guilty of underage drinking

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 28, 2015

Per a Sept. 24 ruling from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, a major insurance provider improperly terminated a vehicle policy for a client found guilty of underage consumption of alcohol.

Supreme Court reinstates terminated Turnpike Commission employee's Whistleblower Law case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 28, 2015

On Aug. 31, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania remanded a whistleblower’s case against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and two of its officers for further proceedings.

Insurance case remanded to Allegheny County for new trial

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 28, 2015

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has remanded an insurance case to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas for a new trial.

Superior Court sides with coal company in couple's appeal

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 28, 2015

On Sept. 4, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania denied the appeal made by a Waynesburg couple against a coal company they felt didn’t have the right to construct a new mine under their property.

College graduate sues police, alleging violation of rights

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 25, 2015

A West Milton man is suing numerous employees of the Bloomsburg Police Department, alleging violation of his constitutional rights.

Former inmate sues doctor, alleging failure to diagnose gastric cancer

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 24, 2015

A former inmate is suing a mobile imaging services provider and one of its doctors, alleging failure to properly diagnose him with gastric cancer.

Former truck driver sues trucking business, alleging disability discrimination

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Sep 24, 2015

A Clintonville trucker is suing a trucking business, alleging he was terminated from his job because of his disability.

Mass tort filings decrease significantly this year, as of August

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2015

Mass tort lawsuit filings in Philadelphia’s Complex Litigation Center (CLC) have, so far, decreased significantly from 2014 to 2015.

Commonwealth Court vacates trial court order in remanding of condo case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2015

Per a Sept. 18 ruling from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, a default judgment in excess of $16,000 now has the chance to be opened in its remanding to the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas.

Man facing $6K judgment files motion to set aside writ of execution

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2015

A defendant facing the levying of an out-of-state judgment in excess of $6,000 has filed a motion to set aside of a writ of execution seeking to enforce that judgment.

Dental firm fraud case continued until Oct. 19

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2015

Further proceedings in a fraud case have been continued until Oct. 19, per a decision from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Judge overrules preliminary objections from CVS Pharmacy

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Preliminary objections raised by CVS Pharmacy in a slip-and-fall negligence action have been overruled by a Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas judge. Per a decision Monday from Judge Arnold L.

Philadelphia courts to close during Pope Francis' visit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 23, 2015

The opening of the City of Philadelphia to the World Meeting of Families Conference and the visiting Pope Francis has resulted in the temporary closure of the Philadelphia court system.

Ex-police officer sues Springdale officials, alleging denial of due process

By Gene Johnson | Sep 22, 2015

A former Allegheny County police officer is suing three Springdale Borough officials, alleging they did not allow him to respond to allegations that led to his resignation.

Afghanistan-based medical supplies company sues contractor, alleging breach of contract

By Gene Johnson | Sep 22, 2015

An Afghanistan-based medical supplies company is suing a Lancaster County contractor, alleging breach of contract in two agreements totaling more than $850,000.

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