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Quest Diagnostics sued over allegedly misreading woman's pap results

By Jon Campisi | Sep 7, 2011

A Norristown, Pa. woman who blames her cervical cancer diagnosis on faulty testing on the part of a lab working with healthcare providers is suing the company that allegedly misread her results.

Bucks County, Pa. school hit with age discrimination lawsuit

By Jon Campisi | Sep 6, 2011

A 33-year employee of a Bucks County, Pa. school who is two years short of receiving her pension is now suing her employer, alleging the educational institution is discriminating against her because of her age.

Laid off HR manager sues over job loss

By Jon Campisi | Sep 6, 2011

A former human resources manager for a Pennsylvania healthcare company who claims she was laid off and replaced by a younger worker is suing her former employer in federal court.

FEMA lawsuit over unsettled claims moves to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Sep 6, 2011

A lawsuit filed against the Federal Emergency Management Agency by a suburban Philadelphia window cleaning business over allegations of nonpayment of flood insurance claims has been moved from Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court to federal court.

Parties in Lower Merion School District segregation lawsuit speak out

By Jon Campisi | Sep 6, 2011

Four years ago, Aginah Carter Shabazz was going through a rough time.

Homeowners sue PHA over rodent problems caused by derelict adjacent property

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

Two Philadelphia residents who claim they cannot obtain homeowners insurance for their property due to the rundown condition of an adjacent Philadelphia Housing Authority-owned parcel are suing the city agency in state court.

City supermarket faces premises liability lawsuit after slip-and-fall incident

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

A Philadelphia woman is suing a city supermarket for injuries she claims to have sustained after falling at the grocery store.

Injured motorcyclist files personal injury claim

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

A motorcyclist from Montgomery County, Pa. who claims he sustained serious bodily injuries after being struck by another driver is suing the couple who owns the other vehicle involved in the accident.

FBI named as defendant in civil action involving vehicle accident

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

A New Jersey insurance company has filed a federal lawsuit against an employee of the FBI’s Philadelphia office, claiming the man’s careless driving caused extensive damage to a vehicle insured by the plaintiff.

Pa. hospital sued over alleged ethnic intimidation and discrimination

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

A Lansdale, Pa. woman who alleges she experienced constant harassment at her workplace because of her race, actions which she claims subsequently resulted in her termination, has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against her former employer.

Pedestrian struck by trash truck sues waste hauling company and driver

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

A Bucks County, Pa. man who claims he was struck by a trash truck while he was walking along the side of a road in suburban Philadelphia is suing the company that owns the trash truck and the driver who was operating the vehicle at the time.

Job discrimination lawsuit filed against aircraft service firm at Philadelphia International Airport

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

A man who became injured during his job with an aircraft service firm at Philadelphia International Airport is suing his former employer, alleging his termination was related to his needing to take medical leave for an injury he sustained while working.

Lower Merion School District, frequent target of litigation, facing claims of segregation

By Jon Campisi | Sep 2, 2011

The Lower Merion School District in suburban Philadelphia, which has been sued over its redistricting plan and the laptop webcam controversy, is once again facing litigation, this time over an alleged plot to place students in special education classes on the basis of race.

Supreme Court justice praises judge who may face discipline

By Michael P. Tremoglie | Aug 31, 2011

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Max Baer's recent comments about a Lackawanna County judge who may have to answer to the Court of Judicial Discipline to (CJD has raised the ire of legal observers.

Rear-end vehicle collision leads to personal injury suit

By Jon Campisi | Aug 31, 2011

Two Northwest Philadelphia residents are embroiled in a lawsuit stemming from a rear-end vehicle collision that took place two years ago in the city’s Germantown section.

Asbestos claim filed by Pennsylvania couple

By Jon Campisi | Aug 31, 2011

A couple from Royersford, Pa. have filed suit against a slew of companies specializing in the manufacture and distribution of asbestos-containing products, alleging the husband’s diagnosis of mesothelioma this past spring was directly related to his years of exposure to the fiber.

Philadelphia man files assault and battery claim against city police captain and officer

By Jon Campisi | Aug 31, 2011

A Philadelphia man who alleges that the attack on the part of a local police captain and another officer left him with numerous physical injuries is suing those who allegedly perpetrated the violence against him.

Conrail employee files personal injury claim over work-related trauma

By Jon Campisi | Aug 31, 2011

An Ohio man who has worked for the Consolidated Rail Corporation since the mid 1970s has filed suit against the company, alleging years of hard labor led him to develop various physical injuries.

Indiana couple files Phen-Fen lawsuit in Philly courts

By Jon Campisi | Aug 31, 2011

Pfizer and Wyeth are once against facing a civil claim over the much-litigated diet pill Phen-Fen, this one filed at Philadelphia’s Common Pleas Court on Aug. 26 by an Indiana couple and their four children.

Woman who fell outside Shop Rite files premises liability complaint

By Jon Campisi | Aug 30, 2011

A Philadelphia woman who claims she suffered a host of physical injuries after falling outside of a city Shop Rite supermarket is suing the company in civil court.

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