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State Farm Insurance client says company did not provide full UIM coverage to her and her children

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 12, 2017, 10:02am

PHILADELPHIA – A State Farm policyholder and her minor children brought legal action against the insurance provider, alleging it has not fully compensated them for underinsured motorist claims in the wake of an injurious motor vehicle accident the plaintiffs were involved in, in 2015.

Texas motorist says Philly construction company, employees caused him serious injuries in 2015 accident

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 12, 2017, 10:02am

PHILADELPHIA – A Texas man believes a local construction firm and two of its employees were negligent in causing a motor vehicle accident in North Philadelphia which left him with a number of serious injuries.

GEICO policyholders say they were denied full benefits coverage in wake of 2013 motor vehicle accident

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 12, 2017, 10:01am

PHILADELPHIA – GEICO policyholders from Philadelphia believe the insurance company did not pay them amounts they believe they were entitled to through their motor vehicle insurance coverage, in the aftermath of a 2013 accident in the Fairmount Park neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Plaintiff believes lounge's lack of proper security made her an assault victim

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 11, 2017, 10:15am

PHILADELPHIA – A local woman recently filed suit against a North Philadelphia nightspot, alleging the establishment’s failure to provide proper security led her to be on the receiving end of a verbal and injurious physical assault.

Nursing home looks to recoup thousands of dollars from family of former resident it says it housed and treated

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 11, 2017, 10:14am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia nursing home believes the family of a deceased former resident of that same home have left expenses associated with the decedent’s care unpaid.

Residency match program's cancellation leads Philly pharmacist to sue for breach of contract

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 11, 2017, 10:14am

PHILADELPHIA – A pharmaceutical Ph.D from Philadelphia has sued a Florida-based healthcare corporation for breach of contract over a residency match program allegedly gone awry.

Man's property damage suit against West Philly neighbor thrown out by Superior Court

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 10, 2017, 10:02am

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has dismissed an appeal filed by a plaintiff seeking to overturn the summary judgment dismissal of his personal property damage case from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Wrongful termination case correctly tossed from Philadelphia court, appeals panel rules

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 10, 2017, 10:02am

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed the dismissal of a wrongful termination case from its original court.

Western Pennsylvania federal court correctly dismissed wrongful termination lawsuit, says Third Circuit

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 10, 2017, 9:59am

PHILADELPHIA – According to a panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, a plaintiff suing Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania for wrongful termination based on alleged age, gender and racial discrimination rightfully had her case dismissed in a Western Pennsylvania federal court.

Third Circuit rules woman's medical civil rights, injury claims barred by statute of limitations

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 10, 2017, 9:59am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a Scranton woman’s civil rights and personal injury claims were barred by their respective statutes of limitation.

Philly man says company violated financial laws and defamed him in credit collection case

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 7, 2017, 11:22am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man believes a San Diego company illegally pursued a credit card debt claim against him and violated a number of financial laws in the process, while also having allegedly committed defamation against him and abuse of process.

Judge rejects motion for summary judgment from Swarthmore College in wrongful termination case

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 7, 2017, 11:22am

PHILADELPHIA – A wrongful termination case from a former public safety officer at Swarthmore College, predicated on an alleged incident of racial discrimination, has survived a motion for summary judgment from the college in federal court.

Plaintiff injured by fallen utility pole files suit against truck driver, companies for negligence

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 7, 2017, 11:21am

PHILADELPHIA – A man who suffered severe personal injuries from a fallen utility pole which crashed through his residence two years ago, has filed a lawsuit against the parties he believes are responsible for causing the accident.

Payroll dispute case and related arbitration issue remanded to District Court

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 7, 2017, 11:21am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court has determined that a lower court erroneously threw out a motion to dismiss before properly resolving a separate motion to compel arbitration in a payroll dispute litigation.

Lawsuit against Malvern attorney is frivolous, courts rule

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 6, 2017, 12:55pm

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court said a woman who filed a lawsuit against a Malvern attorney and his law firm did not have the legal standing to bring her complaint, in effect agreeing with a lower court’s view of the matter as “legally frivolous.”

Man says BMW violated state and federal laws in selling him a defective vehicle

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 6, 2017, 12:53pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff has sued BMW on belief that the company sold him a defective automobile and thus violated a number of both federal and state laws.

Supposed lowball offer for underinsured motorist benefits results in lawsuit versus Progressive Insurance

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 6, 2017, 12:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff filed a lawsuit against Progressive Insurance and one of its employees for breach of contract and bad faith, among other charges, after allegedly receiving a lowball offer of underinsured motorist benefits.

Plaintiff loses motion to reconsider wrongful termination case against Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 6, 2017, 12:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A former employee of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who claimed he was wrongfully terminated for taking time off through the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has lost his appeal against the institution.

Bristol couple say Comcast technician caused $100K of fire damage to their residence

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 3, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A couple claim they suffered more than $100,000 in fire damage to their marital residence, due to the alleged negligence of a Comcast technician dispatched to install new equipment and repair existing cable connections on the property.

Philly woman alleges she was sold defective Chevrolet vehicle by GM

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 3, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman alleges General Motors violated federal and state laws when it sold her a used vehicle she claims had several mechanical defects.