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Hose company denies claims of liability from plaintiff severely burned in trash truck explosion

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 20, 2017, 2:38pm

PHILADELPHIA – Defense counsel for one of a group of companies who are accused of manufacturing a faulty natural gas system for a trash truck which exploded and left a man with third-degree burns have unanimously denied the claims levied against it.

Man injured by falling excavator files lawsuit against contracting companies

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 20, 2017, 2:37pm

PHILADELPHIA – A man severely injured by a falling track loader/excavator while stationed in his work vehicle has sued the entities whose carelessness and negligence he believes are responsible for the serious injuries he sustained in that accident.

Cell phone store security guard committed assault on customer, plaintiff alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 20, 2017, 9:34am

PHILADELPHIA – A cell phone store customer believes a security guard with a violent criminal past assaulted him during his removal from the South Philadelphia store nearly two years ago.

Maryland attorney believes Hampton Inn hotel in Philly tried to conceal bed bug issue

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 14, 2017, 1:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Maryland attorney believes a Hampton Inn located in Center City Philadelphia was negligent in allowing bed bugs to infest the hotel and bite her while she slept, causing her serious injury.

Allstate Insurance policyholder believes provider breached contract and acted in bad faith on her property damage claim

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 14, 2017, 1:51pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia resident believes Allstate Insurance breached its policy with her and acted in bad faith, when it allegedly did not reimburse the plaintiff for property damages and losses suffered on her property last year.

Philly man believes California company improperly pursued debt against him in violation of federal laws

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 13, 2017, 9:51am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff from Philadelphia has filed legal action against a San Diego firm that allegedly pursued a credit card debt claim against him improperly and violated several finance laws in the process, and simultaneously committed defamation against him and abuse of process.

N.Y. credit firm says Churchville taxi cab company breached contract with it in excess of $500K

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 13, 2017, 9:50am

PHILADELPHIA – A New York City credit firm has sued a Churchville taxi cab company, believing it breached a contract in which they were obligated to pay in excess of a half-million dollars to the plaintiff.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lancaster roofing supply company's lawsuit says Philly firm breached contract with it

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

PHILADELPHIA – A Lancaster-based roofing supply company claims another roofing company based in Philadelphia breached its contract with it, in excess of $8,000.00 and associated interest.

Superior Court rejects client's attempt to file new lawsuit against his former attorneys

John Myers Jul. 3, 2017, 9:25am

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Superior Court has affirmed a Philadelphia County opinion rejecting a motion to file a new claim in an ongoing dispute between a client and his former attorneys.

Woman says ambulance company employees caused fatal injuries to her father

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 30, 2017, 5:47am

PHILADELPHIA – Legal action has been filed by a Philadelphia woman who claims an ambulance company’s personnel tasked with aiding her father in a medical emergency, instead caused him injury which led to his death.

Philly man says he sustained serious injuries due to broken apartment complex gate

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 30, 2017, 5:47am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia resident says a local apartment complex’s gate was negligently allowed to remain in an unsafe condition and caused him serious injuries when it broke apart.

Progressive Insurance seeking more than $13K from motorist it says is liable for damages against one of its insured

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 29, 2017, 1:40pm

PHILADELPHIA – Progressive Insurance recently initiated a lawsuit against a driver it believes caused an accident which damaged a vehicle owned by one of its insured policyholders.

Insured suffered more than $17K in damage from car crash, says Progressive Insurance

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 29, 2017, 1:39pm

PHILADELPHIA – A prominent insurance provider has brought legal action against a local motorist it believes was liable for vehicular damages sustained by one of its policyholders.