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'Procedural misstep' costs tenant in appeal of arbitration award

Carrie Salls May 30, 2017, 11:36am

HARRISBURG — A “procedural misstep” thwarted the efforts of a tenant in his appeal of a ruling denying his request to vacate an arbitration award in a lawsuit filed against his landlord, according to an opinion entered April 28 by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Paige Kalika is incontinent to stand trial

The Pennsylvania Record Mar. 29, 2017, 9:49am

“You made me pee myself!” Would you announce that to the world? Would you make a federal case out of it, or even a county court case?

Plaintiff claims injury in escaping from Darby restaurant fire

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 20, 2017, 8:30am

MEDIA – A Delaware woman has sued a Darby restaurant and its ownership and management, claiming they negligently allowed conditions which resulted in a fire, the escape of which caused her severe personal injuries.

Woman says Upper Darby Township Council candidate's nomination petition is invalid

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 17, 2017, 9:31am

MEDIA – An elector is objecting to a prospective candidate’s nomination petition to appear on the ballot for the Upper Darby Township Council as a Democrat, in May’s upcoming primary election.

Motorcycle crash victim sues repair shop where his bike was serviced

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 17, 2017, 9:26am

MEDIA – A man involved in an accident on his motorcycle approximately one year ago has filed suit against the shop which serviced his bike before the crash, claiming its negligence caused the accident.

Attorney to fight 'bizarre' ruling ordering new trial because judge retired

Carrie Salls Mar. 16, 2017, 9:22am

HARRISBURG – To say attorney Anthony Pinnie is frustrated by a “bizarre” Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruling that vacated a judgment awarded to his client would be an understatement. 

Lawsuit: Mother accompanying daughter to surgery slipped on wet floor

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 9, 2017, 9:49am

MEDIA – A woman who suffered an injurious slip-and-fall at a Wynnewood hospital is suing the facility and the healthcare company which operates it for damages resulting from that accident.

Lawsuit: Wallingford nursing home negligent in causing plaintiff's injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 9, 2017, 9:44am

MEDIA – An Aston woman believes liability for the leg, spine and shoulder injuries she sustained in a fall at a Wallingford nursing home, belongs to the home and its co-defendants.

Trucker alleges defendants are responsible for his arm and shoulder injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 10:01am

MEDIA – A man believes a pair of defendants are responsible for premises liability issues which caused him to suffer serious arm and shoulder injuries, sustained in the course of his employment with a major trucking and transportation company.

Plaintiff says Folsom bar overserved violent patrons who later assaulted him

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 9:22am

MEDIA – A man says a Folsom bar/restaurant overserved fellow pub patrons who later went on to assault and seriously injure him and is thus vicariously liable, according to a recently-filed lawsuit.

Incomplete record, trial judge's retirement costs homeowner victory over allegedly defective windows

Carrie Salls Mar. 2, 2017, 9:31am

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has vacated a judgment awarded in favor of a homeowner whose house was damaged as a result of allegedly faulty windows because a lower court was ultimately unable to explain its ruling and the lower court judge had retired after hearing the case.

Woman says decedent's Stevens-Johnson Syndrome wasn't diagnosed and led to death

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 27, 2017, 8:34am

MEDIA – A plaintiff alleges a series of medical defendants were negligent in failing to properly treat a woman for complications related to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, which ultimately resulted in her death.

Plaintiff says fatal pressure ulcers allowed to develop and deteriorate, causing patient's death

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 27, 2017, 8:32am

MEDIA – A litigant claims that a number of defendants were negligent in their medical care and directly responsible for causing a woman’s death due to development and deterioration of pressure ulcers.

Woman got drunk, wrecked car and urinated self, then sued the pub that served her

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 27, 2017, 8:31am

MEDIA – A Media woman has sued a now-closed Philadelphia bar for its alleged responsibility in causing an automobile accident she was involved in during the summer of 2015, in addition to causing a number of serious injuries she allegedly suffered while being detained in police custody.

Plaintiff accuses medical defendants of causing mother's fatal aortic anuerysm

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 27, 2017, 8:27am

MEDIA – A Delaware woman says a number of medical defendants are directly responsible for inflicting chest injuries which led her mother to suffer a fatal aortic aneurysm.

Lawsuit: Sword at renaissance faire fell, slashed patron's hand

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 27, 2017, 8:27am

MEDIA – A Bryn Mawr family has sued a number of defendants, claiming their negligence caused a medieval sword to slash the back of their minor plaintiff son’s left hand, nearly a year and a half ago.

Havertown man says he was seriously injured by collapsing retaining wall

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2017, 8:39am

MEDIA – A Havertown man has filed a lawsuit for the injuries he received from a collapsing retaining wall in an accident which occurred approximately two years ago.

Plaintiff's broken neck and torn rotator cuff due to school cafeteria floor, lawsuit says

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 10, 2017, 10:11am

MEDIA – A Darby woman alleges a school district’s negligence in permitting a dangerous condition to exist in one of its building’s cafeterias was the cause of her falling and becoming seriously injured.

Broomall church sued by man bringing food to walk-in refrigerator

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 9, 2017, 1:29pm

MEDIA – A man says the ramp to a walk-in refrigeration unit on the premises of a religious non-profit organization was defective, and caused him to be injured in a fall in September 2016.

Yeadon nursing home hit with wrongful death lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 6, 2017, 8:58am

MEDIA – A Philadelphia woman alleges a Delaware County nursing home was negligent in contributing to what she believes was the wrongful death of one of its residents last year.