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Woman who allegedly suffered spinal fracture sues Belle Vernon bowling alley for negligence

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 3, 2017, 10:16am

PITTSBURGH – A woman is suing a Brunswick Lanes bowling alley for negligence after she says she suffered serious injuries, including a spinal compression fracture, in a fall while bowling in that same location last year.

Deficient oxygen sensor and faulty doors make new Toyota vehicle faulty, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:14am

PHILADELPHIA – A Huntingdon Valley woman claims Toyota sold her a vehicle with a deficient oxygen sensor and faulty doors, breaking federal and state commerce laws in the process.

Amtrak building manager says company violated FELA through two injuries he suffered since 2014

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak building manager claims the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) on two occasions in the past three years, when he suffered two injuries in the course of his employment and/or tenure with the company.

Man sues Scranton Diocese after allegedly falling on Sacred Heart steps

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13am

SCRANTON – A Forest City plaintiff alleges the Diocese of Scranton was directly negligent for conditions on the property of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Forest City, where the plaintiff suffered injuries in an accident.

Plaintiffs allege Geisinger Community Medical Center and doctor failed to diagnose hip condition

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:12am

SCRANTON – A Gouldsboro couple claims Geisinger Community Medical Center and one of its doctors were negligent in failing to properly perform a hip surgery, which led to medical complications for one of the plaintiffs afterwards and a subsequent second surgery.

University sued by woman who says soccer ball caused her to trip

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:44am

SCRANTON – A woman is suing Clark Summit University, alleging an errant soccer ball caused her injuries.

One Liberty Place law firm says noise on observation deck violates its lease terms and sues

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A law firm based on the 56th Floor of One Liberty Place has filed suit against the property owners, operators and builders of the observation deck located both atop the skyscraper and one floor above its office, claiming the noise produced by the tourist attraction violates the terms of its lease.

Plaintiff claims her views on gender discrimination resulted in her company firing her in 2015

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A former employee of a business-to-business marketing firm claims she was unlawfully terminated and retaliated against in violation of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA), and now seeks to recover lost wages and other damages.

Man's million-dollar tooth infection claim against University of Pennsylvania Hospital dismissed

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:42am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff’s million-dollar negligence and vicarious liability lawsuit against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for supposed failure to treat a tooth infection was recently drilled out of state court for failure to properly allege a cause of action, according to a judge.

Maryland elder care facility files legal action against former resident for breach of contract and settlement

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 31, 2017, 9:06am

PHILADELPHIA – A Maryland nursing home has taken two Philadelphia-based plaintiffs to state court for breach of contract and other charges related to payment for residential nursing services.

Lancaster water park sued by mother; Daughter allegedly hit face on nozzle after mist temporarily blinded her

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 31, 2017, 9:05am

LANCASTER – The mother of a minor child has sued a Lancaster resort hotel for negligence related to injuries her daughter allegedly suffered at the resort’s water park recreation area.

Broken Corona bottle blinded casino worker in left eye, lawsuit says

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 31, 2017, 9:03am

PHILADELPHIA – A number of businesses are facing a negligence and liability lawsuit from a Parx Casino employee who lost the use of his left eye, after being seriously injured by a broken Corona beer bottle.

Lawsuit: Scissors lift unsafe, caused worker's arm to be impaled

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 31, 2017, 8:59am

PITTSBURGH – Along with his wife, a man whose arm was impaled by a rod while operating a scissors lift has sued the company the lift belonged to, claiming it was an unsafe machine.

SEPTA facing personal injury lawsuit from cyclist allegedly injured from crashing into trolley tracks

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 27, 2017, 9:01am

PHILADELPHIA – Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is facing legal action from a local cyclist who suffered a broken arm, knee injury and subsequent infection and serious dental injuries, after colliding with disused trolley tracks.

Manufacturing plant molder allegedly amputates man's fingers, resulting in lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 27, 2017, 9:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A man who lost two fingers while using a piece of molder equipment in a manufacturing plant accident has filed legal action for liability and negligence against the companies he believes are responsible for the traumatic injuries he says he suffered.

Lawsuit over Chevy Equinox transmission filed in Philadelphia

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 27, 2017, 8:59am

PHILADELPHIA – A Roslyn man says General Motors violated both federal and state laws when it sold him an automobile with a defective transmission and three non-working gears.

Nationwide policyholder claims insurance company didn't reimburse him for property damage covered by policy

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 26, 2017, 11:30am

PHILADELPHIA – A Nationwide Insurance Company policyholder believes the firm has not reimbursed him, for money he expended in connection with repairing damage to his property incurred earlier this year.

Philly man says California firm defamed him and abused legal process to pursue debt

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 26, 2017, 11:30am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man is suing a San Diego firm that supposedly pursued a credit card debt claim against him illegally, and committed defamation and abuse of process against him during that same pursuit.

Philadelphia prep school seeks to recoup thousands of dollars in outstanding costs from defendant

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 26, 2017, 11:30am

PHILADELPHIA – A Pre-K – Grade 12 prep school in Philadelphia has filed legal action to recoup unpaid tuition and other costs outstanding relating to one of its students.

Finance company says Philly defendant went into default on vehicle's bank loan payments

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 25, 2017, 11:58am

PHILADELPHIA – A finance company is seeking to recoup outstanding payments from the purchase of a Nissan Maxima automobile, an agreement which they say went into default last year.