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Apartment fire victim sues property managers and former neighbor for negligence

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:25am

PHILADELPHIA – A Wyncote apartment tenant has sued one of her neighbors and the property management companies operating the building in which the parties lived for negligence, stemming from a cooking-related fire which took place two years ago and which the plaintiff says seriously injured her.

Sediment control manufacturer says construction group breached deal, owes $20K

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:24am

PHILADELPHIA – A manufacturer and distributor of sediment control products has brought legal action against a construction materials firm and its owner, claiming the defendants owe an outstanding sum of more than $20,000 from a credit contract entered into nearly four years ago.

Allstate Insurance Company seeks reimbursement for more than $8K it expended on policyholder's claim

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:24am

Allstate Insurance Company has initiated legal action to recover funds it says it expended on behalf of one of its policyholders, when that same policyholder was involved in a serious car crash nearly two years ago.

Plaintiff says GM violated Lemon Law and UTPCPL, among other statutes

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 21, 2017, 10:13am

PHILADELPHIA – A Perkiomenville man alleges General Motors violated federal and state laws when it sold him an automobile he alleges was prone to a number of mechanical problems and defects.

Kia allegedly marketed defective vehicle, Broad Top couple alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 21, 2017, 10:12am

PHILADELPHIA – A Broad Top couple claim Kia disregarded a number of statutes when they purchased a vehicle they say contained several defects which prevented it from operating as presented and advertised.

Officers had probable cause to seize $100 from man supposedly overpaid in Harrah's casino, says appellate court

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 20, 2017, 12:23pm

PHILADELPHIA – Federal appellate judges have dismissed the case of a casino patron who claims he was unlawfully seized without probable cause by Pennsylvania State Police officers in a dispute over $100 which had allegedly been overpaid to the plaintiff.

Amtrak trackman alleges company's unsafe environment and tools led to his serious injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 20, 2017, 12:22pm

PHILADELPHIA – A trackman who worked for Amtrak for 40 years claims the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by forcing him to use tools which he says later led him to develop a series of bodily injuries.

Philadelphia School District must adhere to terms of arbitration win for teachers union, court rules

Pam Wright Jun. 15, 2017, 8:33am

HARRISBURG — The state Commonwealth Court has affirmed a trial court’s ruling to uphold an arbitration decision awarded to the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.

N.J. property owners say water damage to Philly residence wasn't covered by Liberty Mutual

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 14, 2017, 9:50am

N.J. property owners say water damage to Philly residence wasn't covered by Liberty Mutual

Man says MetLife improperly denied him benefits after hit-and-run crash

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 14, 2017, 9:50am

Man says MetLife improperly denied him benefits after hit-and-run crash

Philadelphia man says insurance company hasn't followed through on agreed-upon release terms

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 14, 2017, 9:49am

Philadelphia man says insurance company hasn't followed through on agreed-upon release terms

Delaware pipefitter's lawsuit says Amtrak caused his bodily injuries and violated FELA

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 12, 2017, 1:41pm

Delaware pipefitter's lawsuit says Amtrak caused his bodily injuries and violated FELA

Policyholder says Nationwide denied him uninsured motorist coverage after hit-and-run accident

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 12, 2017, 1:40pm

Policyholder says Nationwide denied him uninsured motorist coverage after hit-and-run accident

Man injured by subway train's doors sues SEPTA for negligence

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 7, 2017, 12:00pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man says the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is liable for injuries he suffered when a set of subway train doors closed on him last year.

Former machine operator files lawsuit alleging Workers' Compensation claim led to his firing

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 7, 2017, 11:59am

PHILADELPHIA – An ex-machine operator is suing his former place of employment for wrongful termination, alleging they retaliated against him for filing a Workers' Compensation claim.

Condo complex seeks to recoup more than $13K in costs and fees from one of its homeowners

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 6, 2017, 1:27pm

Condo complex seeks to recoup more than $13K in costs and fees from one of its homeowners

Utah bank alleges contracting firm and its VP are in breach of lease agreement

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 6, 2017, 1:26pm

Utah bank alleges contracting firm and its VP are in breach of lease agreement

Passenger injured in crash says AAA breached insurance policy by not making reasonable settlement offer

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 5, 2017, 9:47am

Passenger injured in crash says AAA breached insurance policy by not making reasonable settlement offer

Plaintiff argues General Motors violated federal and state laws in selling her defective GMC Acadia

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 5, 2017, 9:47am

Plaintiff argues General Motors violated federal and state laws in selling her defective GMC Acadia

Default judgments final for Lit Ultrabar operators who repeatedly failed to respond on time

Shanice Harris Jun. 2, 2017, 8:59am

PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Superior Court denied final appeals on May 16 from two bar operators who failed to file timely challenges from default judgments against them stemming from a 2013 fight that allegedly left a patron injured.