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Best Western hotel employee sues after hand is crushed by trash compactor

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 9:54pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Best Western hotel employee in Concordville is suing a number of defendants for damages after his right hand was allegedly crushed in a trash compactor.

Former trackman and machine operator says his bladder cancer a result of Conrail exposing him to toxic substances

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 9:53pm

PHILADELPHIA – An ex-train trackman and machine operator from New York says Conrail disregarded the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing him to toxic substances over the course of his work tenure, and later causing him to contract bladder cancer.

Plaintiff says she was sold Jeep Wrangler vehicle with water leaks inside of it

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 9:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of commerce regulations when it sold her a new Jeep with mechanical issues unable to be remedied after four repair attempts on the dealer’s part.

Sale of vehicle with defective transmission makes Ford Motor Company liable, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 10:30am

PHILADELPHIA – Ford Motor Company is the subject of litigation from a plaintiff who believes an automobile she purchased with a defective transmission is a cause of action for the supposed violation of both federal and state laws.

Lawsuit: Amtrak trackman and driver's shoulder injuries are the result of FELA violation

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 10:20am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak trackman and truck driver has accused the train transportation company of violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not making for a safe workplace, which he says led to his serious shoulder injuries.

Parents of girl killed in tree accident file wrongful death suit against Pa. campsite and owners

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 10:10am

LANCASTER – The parents of a young girl killed by a fallen oak tree at a Kirkwood campground this past April have consequently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the campground and its owners.

Man's lawsuit says he fell down hill at golf course during wedding

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 1:30pm

LANCASTER – A man injured by a saturated patch of grass at an area country club is suing for damages related to the shoulder he alleges he suffered as a result.

Remediation firm alleges customer owes it more than $20K for services rendered to repair fire damage

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 1:15pm

PHILADELPHIA – A emergency remediation and repair firm believes one of its customers owes it more than $20,000 for services rendered this past spring, in response to fire damage-related loss which occurred at the defendant’s property.

Best Buy door knocked me to the ground, woman claims in lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 1:00pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claiming to have been seriously injured in the entryway of a Philadelphia Best Buy store nearly two years ago, has initiated legal action against the electronics retail giant.

Lawsuit: Soup from Longhorn had foreign object that caused illness

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who alleges the potato soup he ordered at Longhorn Steakhouse made him seriously ill has filed suit against the popular restaurant chain for negligence.

Lackawanna County firefighters pursue hearing loss claims against siren manufacturer

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 12:16pm

SCRANTON – Seventy retired and active firefighters from the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Dunmore fire departments believe their truck sirens are the direct cause for their allegedly suffering permanent hearing damage in the course of their work.

Esurance policyholder claims company did not cover her property for water damage

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:45am

PHILADELPHIA – An Esurance policyholder alleges the company did not follow through on providing the financial benefits of the policy, when the plaintiff suffered severe, water-related damages to her property.

Man claims he was backed up on by recycling truck while riding his motorcycle

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:30am

PHILADELPHIA – A motorcyclist has sued the driver of a recycling truck and his employers for negligence, after the driver reportedly backed up at an intersection and trapped the plaintiff and his motorcycle under that recycling truck.

Customer alleges she was struck by flatbed while shopping at Philly grocery store

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claims she was injured while shopping at a Philadelphia grocery store, having allegedly been hit with a flatbed stocked with store items by one of the store’s employees.

Philly plaintiff alleges Glen Mills contractor did not complete property improvements

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:19am

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County-based contracting firm and its owner have been accused of not completing property rehabilitation work they had been hired to perform by a Philadelphia plaintiff in July of last year.

Veterinary clinic's ex-housekeeper alleges medical leave led to her wrongful termination

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:17am

PHILADELPHIA – A housekeeper twice-employed by a local vet clinic believes she was illegally and wrongfully terminated, and is seeking damages from the clinic and its owner to redress these alleged infractions.

Former Amtrak electrician says company at fault for career-ending hand injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:12am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak electrician has alleged the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing a safe workplace, and causing an electricity accident that left him with severe, career-ending injuries to his right hand.

California financial services company claims it's owed $7K on mortgage-defaulted Philadelphia property

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:11am

PHILADELPHIA – A California financial firm has begun legal action to recover more than $7,000 it says is due from the defaulted mortgage of a property in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Third Circuit: Lawsuit blaming Disney World for copperhead bite shouldn't be heard in Pennsylvania

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA – For jurisdictional reasons, a federal appeals court recently denied the appeal of a Holland Township couple who filed a negligence lawsuit against Walt Disney, for one of the plaintiffs being bitten and injured by a snake during a visit to the Walt Disney World resort in Florida.

Former railroad conductor and brakeman alleges his kidney cancer was caused by toxic substance exposure

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA – A former train conductor and brakeman of 36 years claims a trio of rail companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by neglecting to provide him a safe workplace, and allegedly causing him to contract kidney cancer through exposure to toxic substances.