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Landscaping company objects to slip-and-fall lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 9, 2017, 9:47am

LANCASTER – An Elizabethtown landscape company has filed preliminary objections, in response to a lawsuit where a plaintiff alleged it failed to perform adequate snow removal services and was then injured.

Lawsuit: Wallingford nursing home negligent in causing plaintiff's injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 9, 2017, 9:44am

MEDIA – An Aston woman believes liability for the leg, spine and shoulder injuries she sustained in a fall at a Wallingford nursing home, belongs to the home and its co-defendants.

Lawsuit: Man was pulled into meat mixer, crushing hand and forearm

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 8, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A local man maimed by a commercial meat mixer on the job last year has sued the device’s manufacturers for his severe and continuing injuries resulting from the accident.

Electrolux, Sears sued over fire allegedly caused by gas range

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 8, 2017, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A decedent’s estate has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer and distributor of a Kenmore-brand gas grill it says malfunctioned and caused an extremely-damaging fire at that same decedent’s property.

Ticket software agency claims Philly broker owes it more than $30K in unpaid orders

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 8, 2017, 9:52am

PHILADELPHIA – A Connecticut-based ticket software agency claims a Philadelphia-based broker which facilitates ticket sales, owes it in excess of $30,000 for ticket orders it supposedly never paid for.

Lifeguard, Hilton sued after boy drowns at birthday party

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 8, 2017, 9:48am

PHILADELPHIA – A Shrewsbury man has filed legal action against the hotel chain and resort lifeguard he believes are responsible for the drowning death of his eight year-old son in December.

Pa. trackman says rail companies violated FELA and injured him

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 7, 2017, 9:22am

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania man who worked in multiple capacities for a pair of major rail transport companies has begun legal action against them, claiming they violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by putting him in a long-term career environment which caused him permanent injury.

Woman files suit against hairstylist for alleged injuries during 'quick-weave'

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 7, 2017, 8:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman is suing her hairstylist and his employer for allegedly injuring her during the application of a hairstyle known as a “quick-weave.”

Man allegedly injured by metal button in his mashed potatoes sues for damages

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 7, 2017, 8:53am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man who alleges he was injured when he bit down on a metal button hidden in his mashed potatoes has filed litigation against the West Oak Lane neighborhood restaurant in which the accident took place.

Tenants sue apartment management company, allege bed bugs

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 7, 2017, 8:51am

PHILADELPHIA – A group of Philadelphia tenants have filed legal action against their former apartment management company for negligence, in regards to allegations they did not protect them from being attacked by bed bugs.

Former Manheim school board president sues news outlet over leaked audio of private meeting

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 6, 2017, 9:27am

LANCASTER – Leaked audio and a series of articles regarding closed-door meetings by the Manheim Township School District Board of Education have resulted in a defamation lawsuit against a Lancaster County news outlet, as the former president of the board is alleging an effort to ruin his reputation.

Lackawanna College once again facing claims from football players severely injured in practice drill

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 6, 2017, 8:56am

HARRISBURG – Judges from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania have reinstated a lawsuit against Lackawanna Junior College and members of its football program staff, filed on behalf of two of its former football players seriously injured in a full-contact practice drill.

Superior Court upholds judgment in favor of mother whose son received untimely meningitis diagnosis

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 6, 2017, 8:53am

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled to affirm a federal court’s decision to award multimillion-dollar damages to the mother of an infant son for the damages resulting from his untimely diagnosis of meningitis, in a medical malpractice action.

Third Circuit affirms judgment to exclude defendant from claim to decedent's annuity payments

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 6, 2017, 8:49am

PHILADELPHIA – A panel of appellate judges has ruled to affirm a federal court’s decision to turn away a motion for reconsideration from a defendant who was shut out from making any further claim to his former friend and decedent’s annuity payments.

Trucker alleges defendants are responsible for his arm and shoulder injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 10:01am

MEDIA – A man believes a pair of defendants are responsible for premises liability issues which caused him to suffer serious arm and shoulder injuries, sustained in the course of his employment with a major trucking and transportation company.

Knife maker says Massachusetts attorney defamed him and his business

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 9:28am

PITTSBURGH – A North Carolina man and Pennsylvania knife manufacturer and seller recently began legal action against a Massachusetts attorney, alleging the defendant engaged in defamatory and disparaging behavior towards them in his online commentary.

Plaintiff says Folsom bar overserved violent patrons who later assaulted him

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 9:22am

MEDIA – A man says a Folsom bar/restaurant overserved fellow pub patrons who later went on to assault and seriously injure him and is thus vicariously liable, according to a recently-filed lawsuit.

Lawsuit says grill exploded; Man suing three companies over alleged burns

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 9:22am

SCRANTON – A man severely burned in a propane-fueled grill explosion last summer has initiated legal action against the individuals and companies he believes are liable for causing the accident.

City of Philadelphia says disability law firm has not paid over $300K in delinquent taxes

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 2, 2017, 8:57am

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia has initiated litigation against a law firm and two of its members, claiming it failed to timely pay delinquent taxes in excess of $300,000 over a period spanning from 2007 to 2015.

Senior's alleged fall leads to wrongful death lawsuit against health care center

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 2, 2017, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman believes a senior healthcare and rehabilitation center did not implement a plan of care sufficient enough to prevent her deceased father from suffering fatal fall-related injuries.