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Tenant believes townhome complex's lack of adequate security led to robbery and shooting in his unit

Nicholas Malfitano May 26, 2017, 7:10am

Tenant believes townhome complex's lack of adequate security led to robbery and shooting in his unit

Philly restaurant employee says she was terminated after filing worker's compensation claim

Nicholas Malfitano May 26, 2017, 7:09am

Philly restaurant employee says she was terminated after filing worker's compensation claim

Volvo owner says defendants didn't complete or ensure necessary repairs to her accident-damaged vehicle

Nicholas Malfitano May 26, 2017, 7:09am

Volvo owner says defendants didn't complete or ensure necessary repairs to her accident-damaged vehicle

Meat mixer manufacturers deny injured plaintiff's claims, file cross-claims against one another

Nicholas Malfitano May 22, 2017, 9:58am

Meat mixer manufacturers deny injured plaintiff's claims, file cross-claims against one another

Attorney's negligence lawsuit vs. Lawyer.com dismissed, may be refiled in New York state court

Nicholas Malfitano May 22, 2017, 9:58am

Attorney's professional negligence action versus legal website dismissed, may be refiled in New York state court

North Wales accident plaintiffs end lawsuit against Norristown HVAC firm and employee

Nicholas Malfitano May 22, 2017, 9:57am

North Wales accident plaintiffs end lawsuit against Norristown HVAC firm and employee

Conrail and CSX claim they didn't violate FELA in case of injured former machinist and trackman

Nicholas Malfitano May 19, 2017, 9:31am

PHILADELPHIA – Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) and CSX Transportation, Inc. have categorically denied the claims of a New York man and former employee who alleged they violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), by not providing him with a safe work environment over the course of a near four-decade-long career.

Defective vehicle case involving General Motors headed to arbitration

Nicholas Malfitano May 19, 2017, 9:29am

PHILADELPHIA – A case brought by a Littlestown woman against General Motors, revolving around an allegedly-defective Chevrolet vehicle and GM’s supposed violation of consumer protection laws will head to arbitration this fall.

Additional defendant denies liability in tenants' bed bug lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano May 18, 2017, 11:47am

PHILADELPHIA – An additional defendant in a personal injury action has denied responsibility for allegations they did not protect a group of tenants from being attacked by bed bugs.

Third Circuit finds State Police troopers did not use excessive force

Nicholas Malfitano May 18, 2017, 11:46am

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed a lower court’s ruling that entered a jury verdict for four Pennsylvania State Police troopers accused of using excessive force after a high-speed chase.

Conrail denies violating FELA in former machinist's personal injury lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano May 18, 2017, 11:44am

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) assert the company did not forgo its responsibilities under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and did provide a plaintiff with a safe work environment over the course of his 39-year career, despite his allegations to the contrary.

Longhorn Steakhouse patron allegedly injured by plate shards settles with restaurant chain

Nicholas Malfitano May 17, 2017, 9:08am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who claimed illness and injury from allegedly being served shards of a broken plate at a Longhorn Steakhouse in Hamilton Township, N.J., has settled with the popular casual dining restaurant chain.

Fyre Festival's flame-out leads to federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania court

Nicholas Malfitano May 17, 2017, 9:08am

PHILADELPHIA – The epic crash-and-burn surrounding the ill-fated Fyre Festival has resulted in a Pennsylvania-based event company filing a lawsuit against the festival and its organizers in federal court, charging they engaged in breach of contract, fraud and negligence.

City of Philadelphia denies liability for damage to Verizon conduits and copper wire in 2015 water main break

Nicholas Malfitano May 17, 2017, 9:07am

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia denies it is responsible for damage to Verizon Pennsylvania’s telecommunications equipment, damages sustained as a result of the break of a City-owned water main two summers ago.

Third-party complaint connected to exploding jar lawsuit versus Christmas Tree Shops is dismissed

Nicholas Malfitano May 16, 2017, 10:17am

ALLENTOWN – A third-party lawsuit filed by holiday-themed retailer Christmas Tree Shops, Inc. against Home Essentials & Beyond has been dismissed from federal court.

Plaintiff who claims Marshall's denied her employment renews her complaint versus the department store

Nicholas Malfitano May 16, 2017, 10:16am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman suing the parent company of Marshall’s department stores and alleging unlawfully denied her employment due to a prior aggravated assault conviction is renewing her complaint against the company.

Former Drexel University medical student's discrimination complaint dismissed without prejudice

Nicholas Malfitano May 15, 2017, 9:49am

PHILADELPHIA – A panel of federal appellate court judges dismissed the appeal of a former Drexel University medical student who filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the academic institution, for lack of jurisdiction and without prejudice.

Beer distributor denies allegations in lawsuit over broken Corona bottle

Nicholas Malfitano May 15, 2017, 9:49am

PHILADELPHIA – A beer distributor has categorically denied assertions they were responsible for injuries a plaintiff suffered when a Corona beer bottle he was holding unexpectedly broke in his hand.

Action claiming lawnmower severely injured plaintiff may soon be dismissed from Philadelphia court

Nicholas Malfitano May 12, 2017, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A product liability action alleging a lawnmower malfunctioned and maimed a plaintiff may soon be dismissed from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Third Circuit dismisses case of former Philly police officer who claimed lack of reinstatement was racially motivated

Nicholas Malfitano May 12, 2017, 8:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court panel has affirmed the dismissal of a case from a former member of the Philadelphia Police Department, who believed he was both wrongfully terminated and his attempt for reinstatement refused under racially discriminatory pretenses.