Posts Tagged ‘John F. Peoples’

Blind lawyer: Pro took me for 8G

By Stephanie Farr © Philadelphia Daily News — Whether it was prostitution or Pilates, a blind Delaware County lawyer is hoping for a happy ending after his federal civil suit against a Philadelphia woman and a credit-card company was thrown out last week. John F. Peoples, 60, was steamed after he learned that the woman who he says he hired for sex allegedly overbilled his Discover card by $8,600. So he sued her for damages and the credit-card company for alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, claiming that it had not sufficiently protected its blind customers…. READ ARTICLE

Judge tosses lawyer’s suit against credit card company

By Shannon P. Duffy © The Delaware County Daily Times, Pennsylvania — PHILADELPHIA — A blind lawyer from Broomall, who claims a prostitute racked up more than $14,000 in fake charges on his Discover credit card, has vowed to appeal now that a federal judge has tossed out his lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Edmund V. Ludwig ruled that because the hiring of a prostitute is an illegal act in Pennsylvania, the lawyer’s decision to pay the prostitute with his credit card had effectively voided the credit-card agreement. In the suit, attorney John F. Peoples, 60, testified that he hired the prostitute nearly two dozen times in 2007 and that she told him her fee was $275…. READ ARTICLE