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Meat mixer manufacturers deny injured plaintiff's claims, file cross-claims against one another

Nicholas Malfitano May 22, 2017, 9:58am

Meat mixer manufacturers deny injured plaintiff's claims, file cross-claims against one another

Attorney's negligence lawsuit vs. Lawyer.com dismissed, may be refiled in New York state court

Nicholas Malfitano May 22, 2017, 9:58am

Attorney's professional negligence action versus legal website dismissed, may be refiled in New York state court

North Wales accident plaintiffs end lawsuit against Norristown HVAC firm and employee

Nicholas Malfitano May 22, 2017, 9:57am

North Wales accident plaintiffs end lawsuit against Norristown HVAC firm and employee

Conrail and CSX claim they didn't violate FELA in case of injured former machinist and trackman

Nicholas Malfitano May 19, 2017, 9:31am

PHILADELPHIA – Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) and CSX Transportation, Inc. have categorically denied the claims of a New York man and former employee who alleged they violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), by not providing him with a safe work environment over the course of a near four-decade-long career.

Defective vehicle case involving General Motors headed to arbitration

Nicholas Malfitano May 19, 2017, 9:29am

PHILADELPHIA – A case brought by a Littlestown woman against General Motors, revolving around an allegedly-defective Chevrolet vehicle and GM’s supposed violation of consumer protection laws will head to arbitration this fall.

Additional defendant denies liability in tenants' bed bug lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano May 18, 2017, 11:47am

PHILADELPHIA – An additional defendant in a personal injury action has denied responsibility for allegations they did not protect a group of tenants from being attacked by bed bugs.

Conrail denies violating FELA in former machinist's personal injury lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano May 18, 2017, 11:44am

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) assert the company did not forgo its responsibilities under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and did provide a plaintiff with a safe work environment over the course of his 39-year career, despite his allegations to the contrary.

Longhorn Steakhouse patron allegedly injured by plate shards settles with restaurant chain

Nicholas Malfitano May 17, 2017, 9:08am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who claimed illness and injury from allegedly being served shards of a broken plate at a Longhorn Steakhouse in Hamilton Township, N.J., has settled with the popular casual dining restaurant chain.

City of Philadelphia denies liability for damage to Verizon conduits and copper wire in 2015 water main break

Nicholas Malfitano May 17, 2017, 9:07am

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia denies it is responsible for damage to Verizon Pennsylvania’s telecommunications equipment, damages sustained as a result of the break of a City-owned water main two summers ago.

Third-party complaint connected to exploding jar lawsuit versus Christmas Tree Shops is dismissed

Nicholas Malfitano May 16, 2017, 10:17am

ALLENTOWN – A third-party lawsuit filed by holiday-themed retailer Christmas Tree Shops, Inc. against Home Essentials & Beyond has been dismissed from federal court.

Plaintiff who claims Marshall's denied her employment renews her complaint versus the department store

Nicholas Malfitano May 16, 2017, 10:16am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman suing the parent company of Marshall’s department stores and alleging unlawfully denied her employment due to a prior aggravated assault conviction is renewing her complaint against the company.

Beer distributor denies allegations in lawsuit over broken Corona bottle

Nicholas Malfitano May 15, 2017, 9:49am

PHILADELPHIA – A beer distributor has categorically denied assertions they were responsible for injuries a plaintiff suffered when a Corona beer bottle he was holding unexpectedly broke in his hand.

Action claiming lawnmower severely injured plaintiff may soon be dismissed from Philadelphia court

Nicholas Malfitano May 12, 2017, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A product liability action alleging a lawnmower malfunctioned and maimed a plaintiff may soon be dismissed from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Kampf pushes for bill targeting 'fraud' in asbestos system

John O'Brien May 10, 2017, 1:44pm

HARRISBURG – Hoping to drum up support for a bill that seeks to reform the way asbestos lawsuits proceed, Rep. Warren Kampf spoke May 9 to a crowd of fellow lawmakers about what he feels is an ongoing fraud in the legal system.

Apple says it's not at fault for iPhone that allegedly exploded in owner's pocket

Nicholas Malfitano May 8, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for Apple have categorically denied any liability in a product liability lawsuit filed by a minor plaintiff whose iPhone 5 allegedly exploded in his pocket.

Xarelto manufacturers win jury verdict in first federal bellwether trial on drug's potential risk liability

Nicholas Malfitano May 5, 2017, 9:29am

NEW ORLEANS – The manufacturers of blood-thinner drug Xarelto have prevailed in the first federal bellwether trial to determine whether they were responsible for failing to provide a patient's prescribing physician with adequate instructions for the drug's safe use.

Restaurant that allegedly served mashed potatoes containing metal denies plaintiff's allegations

Nicholas Malfitano May 4, 2017, 9:00am

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for a West Oak Lane neighborhood restaurant have denied the allegations made by a Philadelphia man who says he was injured when he bit down on a metal button hidden in his mashed potatoes.

Power tool manufacturer says Delaware couple's product liability suit wasn't filed in proper jurisdiction

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2017, 2:32pm

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for a Delaware power tool manufacturer has objected to a Wilmington, Del., couple’s product liability complaint, which alleges one of their tools had a blade that catastrophically injured one of the plaintiffs last year.

Former FDA commissioner says Xarelto's manufacturers didn't warn patients of drug's risks

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2017, 2:31pm

NEW ORLEANS – In the first week of the first federal bellwether trial connected to Xarelto, the former commissioner of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) testified to his belief that the manufacturers of Xarelto misled patients on potential risks associated with the blood-thinning medication.

Victim of hairstyling injury opposes argument her claims are barred by Pa. state laws

Nicholas Malfitano May 1, 2017, 9:11am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who is suing her hairstylist and his employer for supposedly injuring her during the application of a hairstyle known as a “quick-weave”, opposes his claims that she knew the risks of such a procedure and that her case is barred by Pennsylvania laws.