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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.

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.

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.

Bensalem train passenger says Amtrak and SEPTA's negligence led to her being injured by falling debris

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:29am

PHILADELPHIA – A train passenger allegedly injured by falling power lines and debris in a January 2016 accident in Bensalem has initiated legal action against the national and regional transportation agencies she believes are responsible for those injuries.

Lawsuit states water infiltration issues at South Philly property were fault of general contractor

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:33pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia couple have filed litigation against a Broomall contractor who they believe sold them a property rife with structural error and material issues, which later led to water infiltration at their residence.

Plaintiff bought Ford Escape that had defective engine, lawsuit states

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:32pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff has sued Ford Motor Company for violating federal and state laws in allegedly selling her a defective vehicle which had engine problems disabling it from proper use.

French litigant says she became ill after eating moldy English Muffins sold by Philly grocery store

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 13, 2017, 12:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – A French plaintiff has launched a lawsuit against a Philadelphia grocery chain and a Baltimore bakery for a number of commercial violations, centered on a box of moldy English Muffins which she says made her ill.

SugarHouse Casino believes embattled WFAN radio host Craig Carton paid it $405K in bad checks

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 13, 2017, 12:15pm

PHILADELPHIA – A local casino believes a shock-jock host for WFAN Radio in New York, who has been arrested for alleged participation in a multimillion-dollar concert ticket investment scam, overplayed his hand by paying them $405,000 with checks that later bounced and is seeking immediate restitution.

American Airlines Cargo alleges produce company owes it outstanding balance of more than $8K

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 12, 2017, 12:39pm

PHILADELPHIA – American Airlines has initiated legal action against a local produce company, alleging said company owes it nearly $8,000 in unpaid funds resulting from a number of business transactions.

Architectural firm believes shell company defrauded it for more than $20,000

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 12, 2017, 12:38pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Center City architectural firm has filed suit against what it believes was a financial investment shell company which accepted its professional services, and then defrauded it for over $20,000.

Ex-Amtrak engineer says company violated FELA in train collision with backhoe

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 6, 2017, 8:32am

PHILADELPHIA – A former Amtrak engineer claims the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by failing to provide a safe workplace and causing him to be involved in a serious train collision more than one year ago.

Mother says General Motors and tire company contributed to daughter's fatal crash

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 6, 2017, 8:29am

PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a young woman killed in an automobile accident two years ago has filed suit against General Motors and a number of other defendants for their allegedly negligent roles in causing the fatal crash.

Grocery store owners negligent in operation of metal door that injured plaintiff, suit says

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 5, 2017, 12:03pm

PHILADELPHIA – A grocery customer allegedly struck in the head by a rolled-up metal door while shopping at a store in Philadelphia is suing the store’s proprietors for damages incurred to treat the injuries he says he suffered.

Lawsuit: Five repair attempts didn't cure defects in new Jeep vehicle sold by defendant

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 5, 2017, 12:02pm

PHILADELPHIA – One Philadelphia plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles broke a number of commerce regulations, when it sold him a new Jeep with technical issues unable to be remedied after five repair attempts on the part of the dealer.

Hilton hotel guest claims he was attacked by bed bugs in his room

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 1, 2017, 10:11am

PHILADELPHIA – A guest of the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Royersford says he got more than he bargained for when his stay at the hotel resulted in him being attacked and bitten by bed bugs.

Philly Baptist church says neighbor's alleyway structure encroaches on its property

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

PHILADELPHIA – A Grays Ferry Baptist church believes its neighbor has built an encroachment on its property in Southwest Philadelphia and is suing to have the offending structure removed.

Chester Springs equipment company accuses Texas dental practice of violating leasing terms

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

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania-based equipment leasing company believes a dental practice in Texas has committed default on two agreements the parties entered into in 2013.

Legal funding group says N.C. attorneys and Arizona firm breached repurchasing agreement

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

PHILADELPHIA – A legal funding organization has initiated action against a pair of North Carolina attorneys and their Arizona law firm, believing they breached a sale and repurchasing agreement centered on a New Jersey-based litigation.

Public adjusters allege $166K of insurance proceeds rightfully belong to them

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 31, 2017, 8:58am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia public adjusting firm believes a Newtown bank owes it more than $166,000 in insurance proceeds, resulting from a policyholder's submitted claim for fire-related property damage in Northeast Philadelphia.