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Esurance policyholder claims company did not cover her property for water damage

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:45am

PHILADELPHIA – An Esurance policyholder alleges the company did not follow through on providing the financial benefits of the policy, when the plaintiff suffered severe, water-related damages to her property.

Customer alleges she was struck by flatbed while shopping at Philly grocery store

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claims she was injured while shopping at a Philadelphia grocery store, having allegedly been hit with a flatbed stocked with store items by one of the store’s employees.

Philly plaintiff alleges Glen Mills contractor did not complete property improvements

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:19am

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County-based contracting firm and its owner have been accused of not completing property rehabilitation work they had been hired to perform by a Philadelphia plaintiff in July of last year.

Former Amtrak electrician says company at fault for career-ending hand injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:12am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak electrician has alleged the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing a safe workplace, and causing an electricity accident that left him with severe, career-ending injuries to his right hand.

Former railroad conductor and brakeman alleges his kidney cancer was caused by toxic substance exposure

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA – A former train conductor and brakeman of 36 years claims a trio of rail companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by neglecting to provide him a safe workplace, and allegedly causing him to contract kidney cancer through exposure to toxic substances.

Chevrolet Colorado contained water leaks and mold-damaged components, according to suit

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:34pm

PHILADELPHIA – General Motors and a Georgia transport company have been sued on behalf of a litigant who believes the vehicle she was sold contained a number of water leaks and components which were subsequently damaged by mold.

Local nursing home says it was never paid $21K for defendant's elder care costs

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

PHILADELPHIA – A local elder care facility believes a lawsuit’s defendant, one of its former residents, and his legal representatives have foregone compensating it for the costs of the care he received at the facility during a near six-week stay last year.

Lawsuit: Food company's unsecure compost beds led to plaintiff's work accident

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 13, 2017, 12:16pm

PHILADELPHIA – A pair of litigants believe a food company was negligent in the operation of its compost beds, which caused an accident resulting in severe arm and shoulder injuries to one of the plaintiffs.

Woman claims Philly gentlemen's club bouncer physically assaulted her in club's parking lot

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 12, 2017, 12:40pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman who visited a local gentlemen’s club contends she was assaulted and seriously injured by one of the venue’s bouncers in the club parking lot.

Lawsuit: Bail bond management group says it's owed more than $50K after prisoner skipped court date

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

PHILADELPHIA – A bail bond management company claims it is out more than $50,000, due to a non-payment of that amount from three defendants who took out that bond for a fourth party and were responsible for its subsequent forfeiture.

Lawsuit: Center City elevator fell nine stories

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 6, 2017, 8:31am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man’s injuries allegedly sustained as a result of a nine-story elevator fall in a Center City commercial building has filed legal action against all of the entities responsible for the elevator’s operation and maintenance.

Dodge dealer didn't repair vehicle that leaked water into the passenger side, according to plaintiffs

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

PHILADELPHIA – A pair of plaintiffs claim Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated federal and state laws when it sold them a new Dodge vehicle they believe was rife with mechanical issues.

Lawsuit: Drunk poker player dragged woman to ground with him

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 1, 2017, 10:12am

PHILADELPHIA – A SugarHouse Casino customer allegedly injured in a poker room accident caused by another patron has filed legal action against the casino for negligence and other charges along with her husband.

Philly business breached resale agreement, says Arizona-based identity theft protection services firm

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 1, 2017, 10:09am

PHILADELPHIA – An identity theft protection services provider from Arizona believes a Philadelphia business has breached a resale agreement the two parties entered into in 2011.

Lawsuit results after girl allegedly hit by medicine ball at Center City gym

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 29, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A young woman who suffered knee injuries from a medicine ball thrown in her direction, along with her mother, have initiated legal action against a Center City fitness location, the setting of the accident.

Warrington TGI Friday's restaurant location did not maintain safe premises, according to plaintiff

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 29, 2017, 9:41am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman injured at a TGI Friday’s restaurant in Warrington nearly two years ago believes the branch location did not maintain safe premises and caused her injuries, leading her to file legal action.

Xarelto manufacturers claim third consecutive victory over injury claims presented in federal bellwether trials

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 23, 2017, 9:24am

JACKSON, Miss. – For a third consecutive time, a federal court jury has declared the manufacturers of Xarelto are not liable for medical injuries allegedly resulting from a plaintiff being prescribed the blood-thinner drug.

Warning: Blood thinner thins blood

The Pennsylvania Record Aug. 16, 2017, 10:09am

Bellwether trials have delivered defeats to plaintiffs lawyers suing over Xarelto.

South Philadelphia woman claims former owner didn't disclose property's problems with sewage system

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 9, 2017, 7:46am

PHILADELPHIA – A South Philadelphia woman alleges her residence’s former owner failed to disclose problems with the sewage system on the premises, before completing the sale to the plaintiff.

Drunken fall off mechanical bull results in lawsuit against Xfinity Live; Woman says she was overserved at Phillies game

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 4, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman injured from riding a mechanical bull in an intoxicated condition at the Xfinity Live entertainment complex has sued both the establishment and the beverage service company at Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, claiming they overserved her alcoholic beverages and were responsible for her knee injuries.