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Homeowners association and property management group in legal conflict over financial agreement

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 23, 2017, 9:25am

MEDIA – A local homeowners association believes its former management company did not live up to a monetary agreement both parties agreed to be bound by, and seeks to obtain a number of related financial records through the lawsuit it has filed.

Denial of long-term disability benefits leads former employee to sue insurance provider Hartford Life

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

MEDIA – A former administrative assistant with Exelon Corporation is pursuing legal action against her insurance provider for denying her payments of long-term disability benefits.

Yeadon nursing home says wrongful death lawsuit belongs in arbitration

Carrie Salls Aug. 22, 2017, 2:35pm

MEDIA – The Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County will have to decide if the estate of a woman's lawsuit against a care facility is to proceed to arbitration.

Mechanical contractor says it's owed money for work on constructing new police station

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:37pm

MEDIA – A mechanical contractor is suing a local municipality for allegedly unpaid costs, relating to construction work performed for the municipality’s new police station.

PECO disabling natural gas service led to breach of policy agreement, property owner says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:36pm

MEDIA – A Broomall property owner says its insurance company breached its policy agreement, as a result of PECO turning off its natural gas service without any advance notice.

Vet hospital and property owner are required to pay New Jersey construction company $134K, suit claims

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:33pm

MEDIA – According to a New Jersey construction firm, a property owner and veterinary hospital owe it more than $134,000.00, due to those entities breaching its contract and being liable for a mechanic’s lien, related to construction projects in Newtown Square.

BB&T Bank alleges graphic design and printing company has nearly $20K in outstanding lease payments due

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:30pm

MEDIA – A major banking chain is pursuing outstanding lease payments from a local graphic design and printing company, which were intended to be made in exchange for the use of professional equipment.

Insurance company claims policyholder lied about residential address and committed fraud

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:20pm

MEDIA – A Pennsylvania insurance company has filed legal action alleging one of its policyholders committed insurance fraud, in the wake of a motor vehicle accident in New York City about a year and a half ago.

Borough of Media facing lawsuit after alleged trip over bricks at Plum Street Mall

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:19pm

MEDIA – A couple is suing the Borough of Media for damages after an alleged accident involving one of the plaintiffs allegedly being seriously injured at the Plum Street Mall.

Plaintiff sues Porsche for strict liability and negligence after his luxury car catches fire

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:18pm

MEDIA – A man whose Porsche automobile burst into flames just more than a year after he purchased it has sued the vehicle’s manufacturer and dealers for resultant damages.

Woman allegedly shot in stomach during firearms safety class

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 15, 2017, 3:56pm

MEDIA – A Delaware couple are suing for compensatory and punitive damages after an alleged accident involving one of the plaintiffs being shot in the stomach at a firearms instruction range.

Aston couple's negligence suit against Harrah's Philadelphia casino settled

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 20, 2017, 9:35am

MEDIA – An Aston couple who sued Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and its operating companies for negligence connected to a leg injury suffered by one of the plaintiffs have settled the litigation.

LabCorp, fellow defendants continue to defend themselves from suit resulting from snow-related injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 20, 2017, 9:34am

MEDIA – A prominent clinical laboratory firm and two other companies stridently oppose the claims of a lawsuit filed by a Delaware couple, who claims the defendants all failed to prevent snow and ice from falling off the lab building’s roof and injuring one of the plaintiffs.

'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.