PHILADELPHIA – Irreconcilable differences, cited as the defining reason from defense counsel to leave a city-based premises liability case in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, have led that withdrawal motion to be approved.
PHILADELPHIA – While a motion for summary judgment is still in play in a lawsuit revolving around a 2013 car crash, the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas has denied a defense motion to withdraw appearance and removed the case from deferred status.
PHILADELPHIA – One of three preliminary objection motions in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas has been decided, sending a case revolving around an injurious multi-vehicle collision to the Berks County Court of Common Pleas.
HARRISBURG — A woman is suing General Motors LLC, Takata Corporation, TK Holdings Inc. and Highland Industries Inc., citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability.
PHILADELPHIA — A former housekeeper is suing Traditions of Hanover and Cathy Heimsoth, employer and company executive director, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
PHILADELPHIA — A home health aide has filed a class-action lawsuit against Around the Clock Home Health Care Services, an employer, claiming the company improperly failed to pay her for overtime hours and travel time.
PHILADELPHIA – The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected surgeon Alan Cooper's claim that his on-call contract termination by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center (PMMC) violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit believed, as did a trial court, that the Lehigh County Housing Authority (LCHA) did not violate the Fair Housing Act (FHA) or Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) when it sent a Bethlehem man notice to leave the premises.
PHILADELPHIA – Defense counsel representing a day care facility embroiled in a premises liability lawsuit has been permitted to withdraw from that case, citing a conflict with his client, and activity in the litigation will resume in August.
HARRISBURG — A widow is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Clinton Township, Griffith Company and the estate of Howard E. Martin Jr., deceased, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.
HARRISBURG — A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against SMG Group LLC, an employer, claiming that as a store manager she was not properly paid for overtime, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.