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Philadelphia court approves plaintiff counsel's request to withdraw from nursing home injury action

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:19pm

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas has approved a plaintiff attorney’s request to withdraw from a nursing home injury action which to date, has yet to proceed to official status as a filed complaint.

Judge overrules Lehigh County court transfer, reckless conduct and punitive damage requests

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – Preliminary objections to request a litigation transfer to Lehigh County court and strike accusations of reckless conduct and requests for punitive damages have been overruled by a Philadelphia judge.

Objections regarding steel worker's injury case still in play in Philadelphia court

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge is still considering preliminary objections relating to venue and proper service in a steel worker’s injury lawsuit originating in Coatesville.

Irreconcilable differences spur defense counsel's withdrawing from premises liability action

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – Members of defense counsel are seeking to leave a sidewalk slip-and-fall case due to “irreconcilable differences”, according to court records in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Summary judgment, appearance withdrawal motions being considered in crash case

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – Defense motions for summary judgment and withdrawal of appearance are currently being considered by the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas in a severe motor vehicle accident collision case which took place in 2013.

Plaintiff attorney looking to rescind original withdrawal request from slip-and-fall case

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiff counsel who had once looked to leave a slip-and-fall litigation recently filed paperwork to rescind that initial withdrawal request from the case.

Counsel to explain client's absence from pre-trial conference or risk case's dismissal

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:16pm

PHILADELPHIA – A local judge said it was incumbent on plaintiff counsel to explain their client’s failure to appear for a recent mandatory pre-trial conference, or risk the case being dismissed.

Premises liability lawsuit against Longwood Gardens to remain in Philadelphia, for now

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:16pm

PHILADELPHIA – A local judge presiding over a premises liability lawsuit filed against Longwood Gardens has overruled preliminary objections seeking the case's transfer to Chester County court.

Trio of preliminary objections motions to be decided in multi-vehicle crash case which injured Maine family

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:15pm

PHILADELPHIA – A trio of preliminary objection motions are before the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas relating to a multi-vehicle collision which resulted in a number of serious injuries to the plaintiffs, a family of four.

Counsel exits street fall premises liability case over strategy differences with client

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 24, 2016, 1:14pm

PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiff counsel recently departed a locally based slip-and-fall case due to strategic differences over the litigation process.

Couple accuse car maker of manufacturing defective vehicle

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 6:24pm

PENNSYLVANIA — A couple's lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automotive, a car manufacturer, alleges breach of implied warranty and breach of warranty.

Woman says doughnut shop owner, manager discriminated against her

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2016, 6:19pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Easton Doughnuts LLC, Raj Saraswati and Raghu Yeddulapalli, a Pennsylvania business and its owner and manager, respectively, citing alleged sexual discrimination.

Government sues for repayment of loan plus interest

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 23, 2016, 6:11pm

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Paul A. Elis Jr., claiming the Pennsylvania man has defaulted in payment of a loan.

Philadelphia resident accused of not repaying loan

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 23, 2016, 6:06pm

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government is suing Barry C. Gillins, a Philadelphia resident, citing alleged default in payment.

Woman claims driver was negligent

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 23, 2016, 6:02pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Robert Snyder, a Philadelphia resident, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Justice Thomas not on board with majority's ruling in case of Pa. man sentenced to death

Karen Kidd Jun. 23, 2016, 3:34pm

WASHINGTON – Dissent in a capital murder case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that prosecutors can't judge actions they've prosecuted, is as instructive as the majority ruling, an expert in said during a recent interview.