P.J. D'Annunzio

Female Phila. Cop's Harassment Suit Against City OK'd

P.J. D'Annunzio

A former Philadelphia police detective can sue the city for sexual assault and harassment that allegedly occurred on the job, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

20-Year-Old Whistleblower Claims Against Drugmaker Ruled Timely

P.J. D'Annunzio

U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. Stengel said the case can move forward because previous claims were filed within the six-year statute of limitations.

Third Circuit Clarifies Employer Liability in Age Bias Cases

P.J. D'Annunzio

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said that employers can be taken to court for policies that meant to protect employees 40 or older that inadvertently hurt those in other age subgroups, such as those in their 50s.

Third Circuit Clarifies Employer Liability in Age Bias Cases

P.J. D'Annunzio

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said that employers can be taken to court for policies that meant to protect employees 40 or older that inadvertently hurt those in other age subgroups, such as those in their 50s.

Uber Sued in Pa. After Driver Allegedly Beat NJ-Bound Passenger

P.J. D'Annunzio

An Uber rider claiming he was beaten and left for dead by a driver who didn't want to transport him from Philadelphia to Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has sued the company for assault and negligence.

Phila. to Pay $4.4M to Settle Police Shooting Case

P.J. D'Annunzio

The city of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Philippe Holland, who in 2014 was shot in the head by plainclothes policemen as he delivered take-out in West Philadelphia.

Uber Sued in Pa. After Driver Allegedly Beat Passenger

P.J. D'Annunzio

An Uber rider claiming he was beaten and left for dead by a driver who didn't want to transport him from Philadelphia to Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has sued the company for assault and negligence.

Judge Says $13.7M Judgment for Defective Mesh Should Remain

P.J. D'Annunzio

A Philadelphia judge presiding over a transvaginal mesh case that resulted in a $13.7 million judgment said the award should not be disturbed on appeal.

Panel: Judge Wrongly Blocked Mother From Courtroom in Custody Case

P.J. D'Annunzio

A Philadelphia Family Court judge was warned "to be faithful to the law" after she improperly prohibited an ill mother from re-entering the courtroom during a child custody hearing.

Missing Refund Snowballs Into $308K Judgment for QVC

P.J. D'Annunzio

A federal judge found EnvirOx is liable for a $175,000 refund for the cleaning kits sold on the televised shopping network plus interest and attorney fees.

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