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We Buy Houses Lancaster alleges man did not provide enough facts in slip-and-fall claim

Carrie Salls Aug. 17, 2017, 12:58pm

LANCASTER – If its objection is not sustained, We Buy Houses Lancaster LLC could face negligence and liability claims related to an alleged slip-and-fall accident at the company’s 136 E. Walnut St. property, according to a complaint filed July 6 in the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County.

Insurer pays $40K for dog bite claim

Denise Royal Aug. 17, 2017, 12:48pm

LANCASTER – A child who suffered facial injuries after being bitten by a dog has been issued a settlement of nearly $40,000.

Lancaster Co. day care settling child's broken arm claim for $10K; Origin of injury unclear

Olivia Olsen Aug. 16, 2017, 9:25am

LANCASTER – The Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas court has approved a motion to settle in a matter involving a minor and a Denver child care facility he attended as an infant.

Birdsboro plaintiff says bar patrons and bouncers violently assaulted him

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 15, 2017, 3:58pm

LANCASTER – A Birdsboro man alleges a local establishment and three of its patrons are liable for negligence, assault and battery, after he was jumped by said patrons there nearly two years ago.

Foxhound breeders fight over ownership; One side claims dogs were neglected

Elizabeth Alt Aug. 8, 2017, 9:26am

LANCASTER – Andrews Bridge Foxhounds Inc. is now involved in a legal battle with former shareholders of the company regarding the allegedly unlawful removal of some of the dogs from one kennel to another, and who owns the dogs.

Family allegedly attacked by pit bull in Lancaster want 'key evidence' preserved

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 7, 2017, 1:16pm

LANCASTER – A family who claims to have been attacked by a pit bull terrier in Lancaster last summer are seeking injunctive relief from a judge in their lawsuit against the dog’s owner.

Lancaster EMT says employer terminated him for critical social media posts

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 7, 2017, 1:13pm

LANCASTER – A former Lancaster EMT believes his employment was wrongfully terminated due to his personal and private social media posts, which critiqued the policies of his then-employer.

Religious retreat faces premises liability lawsuit from man allegedly injured on its grounds

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 3, 2017, 10:26am

LANCASTER – A Latrobe couple have filed legal action against a religious retreat camp, with the husband-plaintiff claiming an accident resulting from an allegedly unsafe walkway resulted in his being seriously injured.

Health care facility files objections to lawsuit over choking-related death of 81-year-old woman

Karen Kidd Aug. 2, 2017, 11:18am

LANCASTER – Attorneys for a Neffsville long-term care facility and its corporate owner say agents described as acting on its behalf in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in the 2016 death of an 81-year-old resident have not been properly identified, according to objections filed in the case.

Lancaster water park sued by mother; Daughter allegedly hit face on nozzle after mist temporarily blinded her

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 31, 2017, 9:05am

LANCASTER – The mother of a minor child has sued a Lancaster resort hotel for negligence related to injuries her daughter allegedly suffered at the resort’s water park recreation area.

Testimony of plaintiff's expert not enough, Superior Court rules in med-mal case

Carrie Salls May 3, 2017, 10:26am

PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently upheld a lower court ruling that granted a request for compulsory non-suit in a lawsuit filed against Dr. David A. Vaughn and Surgical Specialists of Lancaster.

Estate administrators believe Coatesville facility was negligent in its care of deceased Alzheimer's patient

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 22, 2017, 9:38am

LANCASTER – The estate administrators of a deceased Pennsylvania man believe the elder care facility he was staying in prior to his death treated him with a lack of care during his stay, leading him to fall several times and sustain a neck fracture.

Lancaster school district sued over alleged 'deplorable' condition of sidewalk

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 9, 2017, 9:50am

LANCASTER – A Pennsylvania woman believes the resident school district’s lack of maintenance of their sidewalk caused her to fall and become seriously injured.

Landscaping company objects to slip-and-fall lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 9, 2017, 9:47am

LANCASTER – An Elizabethtown landscape company has filed preliminary objections, in response to a lawsuit where a plaintiff alleged it failed to perform adequate snow removal services and was then injured.

Former Manheim school board president sues news outlet over leaked audio of private meeting

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 6, 2017, 9:27am

LANCASTER – Leaked audio and a series of articles regarding closed-door meetings by the Manheim Township School District Board of Education have resulted in a defamation lawsuit against a Lancaster County news outlet, as the former president of the board is alleging an effort to ruin his reputation.

Allegedly defective dehumidifier caused over $50K of fire-related damage, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2017, 8:38am

LANCASTER – A woman recently initiated legal action against a pair of residential building products manufacturers, claiming their defective dehumidifier caused her damages in excess of $50,000 in a property fire.

Woman alleges borough, county YMCA at fault in negligence-related fall case

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

LANCASTER – A woman has initiated legal action against a municipal borough and a division of the YMCA covering two Pennsylvania counties, for negligence-related injuries she says she sustained in a fall near a swimming pool owned and maintained by those entities.

Woman who suffered hand injuries from chicken carousel machine sues its manufacturer

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 3, 2017, 10:09am

LANCASTER – A Pennsylvania woman believes the manufacturer of a chicken carousel machine is responsible for the injuries she suffered last year when her hand became caught in the device.

Woman claims negligence led to untimely death of her husband in drug treatment facility

Nicholas Malfitano Jan. 30, 2017, 12:58pm

A Reading woman has initiated legal action against a drug treatment facility and several medical personnel, claiming their negligence led to the untimely death of her husband.

Florida woman files lawsuit related to alleged negligence-related automobile accident in Lancaster

Nicholas Malfitano Jan. 30, 2017, 12:32pm

A Florida woman has filed a negligence-related lawsuit against two motor vehicle operators and a singular company, one of the operators whose car she was a passenger in at the time of a collision that occurred last summer.