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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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American Beverage Association Files Soda-Tax Lawsuit

The American Beverage Association filed a lawsuit today claiming that the soda tax passed by the city in June is unconstitutional.

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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, […]


The Best Zingers From Former City Rep.’s Lawsuit Against Controller Alan Butkovitz

Former City Representative Desiree Peterkin Bell sued City Controller Alan Butkovitz yesterday, claiming he defamed her earlier this month by saying she used a city-established nonprofit “as […]

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Former Inquirer Reporter Sues Starbucks Over Hot Tea

UPDATE: After this article was first published, Philadelphia magazine heard from Marilou Regan, who said she had not authorized the filing of the lawsuit and […]

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Is Milton Hershey School to Blame for Abbie Bartels’ Suicide?

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with a statement from Milton Hershey School. It has been three years since 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl Abbie Bartels died […]

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ACLU Sues City Over DNC Protest Permit Denial

The ACLU filed a lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia today over the denial of a protest march permit on the opening day of the […]

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Card Counter Says State Trooper Roughed Him Up at Valley Forge Casino

Valley Forge Casino finds itself at the wrong end of a lawsuit filed by a Main Line man who claims that casino security, including one […]

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Family of Amtrak Worker Killed in April Crash Files Suit

On April 3, 2016, Amtrak train an struck and killed 40-year Amtrak veteran Joseph Neal Carter, Jr., who was working on the tracks. In a press […]


Forget the Mercer Cafe Lawsuit: It’s All Out War in the Tacconelli’s Pizza Family

Not long ago, we told you about a bona fide family feud that had erupted between the folks behind the Tony Luke’s cheesesteak empire. Well, […]


Lawsuit: Tacconelli’s Tells Mercer Cafe to Stop Selling Its Pizza at the Navy Yard

Less than one year since popular Port Richmond eatery Mercer Cafe debuted its outpost at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia in partnership with Vincent […]

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Worker Who Fell Through Glass Floor at Rodin Museum Gets $7.25M Settlement

This story has been updated with a statement from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Phani Guthula had been inspecting light fixtures at the Rodin Museum […]

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Kathryn Knott, Dad, Bucks County Sued for $5 Million for “Retaliation” Over Anonymous Internet Comments

Bucks County’s Kathryn Knott will likely soon see the light of day after a judge sentenced her in February to five to 10 months in jail for […]


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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That Delco Lawyer’s Case Against Led Zeppelin Might Not Be So Bonkers

When Media-based lawyer Francis Alexander Malofiy went to federal court in 2014 to file a lawsuit against Led Zeppelin claiming that the group stole parts […]