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Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

We here at Philly Mag see a lot of personal injury lawsuits rolling through the local courts, but we don’t remember the last time we […]

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Hooters Waitress Says She Was Sexually Assaulted at Work

Everybody knows that the business model of Hooters centers on attractive women in tight outfits serving cold beers and hot wings. But one young woman […]

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Woman Claims Jersey Shore Bar Was a Sexual Harassment Hellhole

Ericka Puglisi is a 33-year-old woman from the Atlantic City area who, hoping to supplement her income as a per diem nurse, walked into a […]

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Dollar Store Heiress Dana Spain Sued Over Big Bar Bill

The last we heard from Dana Spain, the glamorous Society Hill socialite was considering a run for mayor of Philadelphia, back when multimillionaire Tom Knox […]

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Philadelphia Sues Wells Fargo Over Discriminatory Lending Practices

On Monday, Philadelphia filed a federal lawsuit against Wells Fargo asserting that the bank has engaged in discriminatory lending practices against black and Latino home […]

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Philly Actor Sues Loco Pez Over Homophobic Slurs

Fishtown taco bar Loco Pez is a gritty and quirky spot, the kind of place where it’s not unusual to hear the kitchen cursing up […]

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Here’s the LeSean McCoy Lawsuit Filed by Two Philly Cops

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has declined to press charges against former Eagles player LeSean McCoy after two cops were injured in an Old City […]

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Dick Sprague Is Suing Ken Smukler Over Chump Change

Dick Sprague is the most feared attorney in Philadelphia. Ken Smukler is a behind-the-scenes Democratic political operative who has worked for the likes of Kathleen […]

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When You Bite Into a Hamburger and Find a Human Tooth Inside

It’s been nearly a year since we told you about a claim of gross stuff found in food in Philadelphia — the last time around, […]

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South Philadelphia Tap Room Slammed by Feds Over ADA-Compliance Issues

Usually, when the United States Attorney in Philadelphia makes a statement about a case, it’s over murderers, drug traffickers, and multi-million dollar embezzlers. But on […]

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Detective: Philly Police Retaliated Against Me for Whistleblowing

The city has settled a lawsuit with a Philadelphia Police detective who claims his superiors retaliated against him for blowing the whistle on civil rights violations […]

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Billy Doe’s Lawyer Pushes Back on Newsweek Cover Story

Billy Doe’s lawyer is pushing back against a Newsweek cover story that questions his client’s veracity in several Philadelphia Catholic Church sex abuse cases. “I […]

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Report: City Settled Race Discrimination Suit Against D.A.

City Hall in 2014 settled a racial discrimination lawsuit aimed at District Attorney Seth Williams, the Daily News reported today. The suit was brought by […]

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Philly’s Larry Cooper Tried to Stop a Robbery. He Went to Jail Instead. A Court Says That’s OK.

Larry Cooper isn’t just an innocent man — the Philadelphia man is a Good Samaritan. That, at least, is what a federal appeals court says. But […]

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British Parliament Member Sues Philly Art Dealer Nicky Isen Over Warhol Paintings [UPDATED]

UPDATE 2/22/2016: British Parliament member Nadhim Zahawi has withdrawn his lawsuit against Philadelphia gallery owner Nathan “Nicky” Isen. ORIGINAL: The transactions of prominent Philadelphia gallery […]