A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a case filed by conservative group the American Civil Rights Union, which had demanded that the Philadelphia City Commissioners remove the names of inmates from the city's voter registration rolls.
A high-ranking public defender has sued the Defender Association of Philadelphia, claiming its leader demoted and chastised him for pointing out that a fellow attorney in the organization was representing hundreds of children without a law license.
The family of a man who died after a vein implant designed to stop blood clots migrated to his heart and caused fatal cardiac arrest has won a $3.2 million verdict against a Montgomery County hospital.
A federal appeals court has ruled in the case of a student-football player who suffered a traumatic brain injury during practice that while there was evidence of state-created danger, the coach did not violate the student's constitutional rights.
Geico can't put the brakes on a bad-faith case stemming from underinsured motorist benefits a plaintiff says they are owed as part of a rear-end collision claim, a federal judge has ruled.
A federal appeals court has ruled that although Lackawanna County failed to pay overtime to some of its employees, it did not show a "willfulness" to violate the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The widow of a University of Pennsylvania scientist who studied the effects of radiation and died of brain cancer allegedly derived from exposure to radiation cannot sue the university for his death.
A federal judge has ruled that because there are fewer valid claimants in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action against Rita's Water Ice than originally anticipated, each will get a larger share of the $3 million settlement fund.
Samsung has asked the federal judge overseeing the putative class action litigation against it related to overheating phones to toss the claims out of court and send them to be resolved in arbitration.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Max Baer has announced the selection of seven counties to participate in a program designed to support abused and neglected children.