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Federal judge grants joinder in botched Northampton Co. courthouse case

By Jon Campisi | Mar 18, 2013

A federal judge has granted a plaintiff’s motion for allowance of joinder in a case initiated

Pa. legislators call for impeachment of convicted Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin

By Jon Campisi | Mar 18, 2013

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers have announced they will be unveiling a resolution that

Pa. Supreme Court appoints new executive director of IOLTA board

By Jon Campisi | Mar 18, 2013

A Harrisburg attorney has been tapped by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to serve as

Third judge pleads guilty in Phila. Traffic Court 'ticket-fixing' scandal

By Jon Campisi | Mar 18, 2013

The third Philadelphia Traffic Court judge snared in the ticket-fixing scandal that has tainted the minor judiciary has pleaded guilty to his crimes.

Lawyers representing trucking co. in vehicle injury case move to transfer suit to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Mar 12, 2013

Attorneys for a New Jersey-based trucking company have filed a request to transfer a

Pa. nutrition products manufacturer files breach of contract claim against online Florida business

By Jon Campisi | Mar 12, 2013

A Pennsylvania company specializing in the production and distribution of nutrition

U.S. District Judge dismisses FDCPA claim against PECO Energy Co.

By Jon Campisi | Mar 12, 2013

A judge has agreed to a defense motion to dismiss a complaint filed against PECO Energy Company by a customer who alleged the utility violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when company employees repeatedly called him to collect a debt supposedly owed to the defendant.

ACLU of Pa., others sue Pa. Dept. of Corrections over housing of mentally ill inmates

By Jon Campisi | Mar 12, 2013

The state’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has joined the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania in a lawsuit challenging what the attorneys call the unconstitutional treatment of prisoners with serious mental illnesses who are held in solitary confinement.

PLCB accused of 'reverse' discrimination in suit filed by longtime maintenance worker

By Jon Campisi | Mar 11, 2013

A longtime employee of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the agency over claims that he was discriminated against on the basis of race.

Sandusky lawyer outlines appeal to state Superior Court

By Jon Campisi | Mar 11, 2013

One of the attorneys handling the appeal of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky has

Plaintiff claims his arrest by Philly cops was related to being 'white' in a 'black' neighborhood

By Jon Campisi | Mar 11, 2013

Two Philadelphia police officers are accused in a new civil filing of stopping a white man who was passing through a predominantly African American neighborhood and subsequently arresting him after an argument ensued.

N. Carolina plaintiff files Tylenol products liability claim in Phila. federal court

By Jon Campisi | Mar 11, 2013

A North Carolina woman joins the growing list of plaintiffs suing drugmakers McNeil

Phila. gentleman's club faces wrongful death complaint by father of deceased patron

By Jon Campisi | Mar 10, 2013

The father of a Philadelphia man who died after flipping his car on Interstate 95 following

Pa. Commonwealth Court panel affirms charter school board's dismissal of school's appeal

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has affirmed a decision by

Phila. School Dist. hit with federal complaint alleging ADA violations by would-be bus aide

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

The School District of Philadelphia has been named as a defendant in a civil suit in which

Judge grants summary judgment to Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in bad faith case dating back to mid-90s

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A case involving the bad faith claims of a woman suing on behalf of a now-deceased

Reckitt Benckiser faces antitrust suit over allegations involving opioid blocker Suboxone

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A newly filed antitrust suit alleges that Reckitt Benckiser Inc. has been engaging in an

Penn State sues Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Co. over coverage denial

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

Pennsylvania State University has filed a breach of contract suit against its longtime

Pa. state senator to feds: Gun control to be nullified in commonwealth

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A state Senate Republican has now become the second Pennsylvania lawmaker to call for

Judge transfers FELA claim from eastern Pa. to Western District

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A federal judge in Philadelphia has agreed to transfer a suit alleging violations of the

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