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Target Corp. faces federal personal injury lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 8:26am

A Warminster, Pa. woman is suing Target Corp. in federal court for injuries she allegedly sustained while shopping at one of the company’s stores.

School district and school police officer face federal lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 26, 2011, 8:25am

The mother of a Philadelphia high school student who allegedly had his arm broken by a district police officer is suing the School District of Philadelphia in federal court.

Philly cop faces federal lawsuit over arrest conduct

Jon Campisi Jul. 25, 2011, 9:29pm

A Philadelphia bike patrol officer who became engaged in a scuffle with a group of bar patrons is facing a federal civil rights lawsuit, accused of using heavy-handed tactics during an arrest.

Former director of nursing at nursing home testifies at malpractice trial

Jon Campisi Jul. 25, 2011, 9:26pm

An attorney for a woman suing medical care facilities for failing to properly diagnose and treat her now-deceased father’s pressure ulcers, questioned a former director of nursing for one of the defendants during the third day of the malpractice trial.

Woman struck by overhead security gate sues Home Depot

Jon Campisi Jul. 22, 2011, 4:55pm

A Philadelphia woman who alleges she sustained head injuries after being struck by an overhead security gate at a local Home Depot store is suing the hardware chain.

Fall on SEPTA bus leads to personal injury suit

Jon Campisi Jul. 22, 2011, 4:53pm

A Philadelphia woman who alleges she was injured after tripping over a loose wheelchair hook inside a city bus is suing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

PHA faces lawsuit over falling ceiling incident

Jon Campisi Jul. 22, 2011, 4:51pm

A Philadelphia man who claims he suffered a range of physical injuries after a ceiling fell on top of him at a city-owned housing facility is suing the Philadelphia Housing Authority in civil court.

Wheelchair ramp incident leads to personal injury claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 22, 2011, 4:49pm

A handicapped woman who claims she suffered physical injuries after an employee of a transportation service negligently placed her on a van wheelchair ramp is suing the organization.

Slip-and-fall outside of labor union headquarters leads to lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 22, 2011, 4:46pm

A Philadelphia man who claims he sustained injuries after slipping a patch of ice that was allowed to remain on the sidewalk is suing the property owner.

Daughter of deceased man testifies during first full day of medical malpractice trial

Jon Campisi Jul. 22, 2011, 4:43pm

The adult daughter of a man whose nine months prior to his death were allegedly spent in pain and agony spoke about her father’s better days July 21, during the first day of testimony in a medical malpractice case pitting the family of a deceased man against a handful of medical facilities and a nursing home.

Light fixture fall spurs premises liability complaint

Jon Campisi Jul. 20, 2011, 7:39pm

A worker who, while on break, was struck in the head by a falling light fixture is suing the business that installed the equipment.

Woman who slips on ice sues Seventh-Day Adventists

Jon Campisi Jul. 20, 2011, 7:37pm

A Philadelphia woman who claims she sustained physical injuries after falling on a patch of ice outside of a church building is suing the religious organization.

Medical malpractice trial gets a slow start

Jon Campisi Jul. 20, 2011, 7:34pm

A two-year old case in which relatives of a now-deceased man are suing medical care facilities for injuries suffered by their loved one relating to his development of pressure ulcers has finally come to trial, but proceedings have been slow to get started.

Methodist Hospital hit with personal injury suit

Jon Campisi Jul. 19, 2011, 10:14pm

A Philadelphia man who claims he injured himself while a patient at a city hospital is suing the medical care facility.

Partially protruding signpost leads to premises liability lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 19, 2011, 10:12pm

A Philadelphia man who alleged that he sustained injuries after tripping on a partially removed street sign is suing the City of Philadelphia in civil court.

Man who allegedly suffered chemical burns from hot tub sues LA Fitness

Jon Campisi Jul. 19, 2011, 10:10pm

A city man who claims he suffered chemical burns after soaking in a hot tub at a local gym is suing the fitness chain in civil court.

Ceiling collapse at apartment building leads to personal injury claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 19, 2011, 10:08pm

A Philadelphia woman who claims she sustained various physical injuries after a leaky ceiling collapsed on top of her in her former apartment is suing the building’s owner.

Coopersburg, Pa. man files asbestos mass tort claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 18, 2011, 4:33pm

An 81-year-old Pennsylvania man who alleges his mesothelioma diagnosis two months ago is directly related to his asbestos exposure is suing companies who manufacture and distribute products containing the fiber.

Widow of man who sustained post-surgical injuries sues hospital

Jon Campisi Jul. 18, 2011, 4:31pm

The widow of a man whose final nine months prior to his death were filled with pain and injuries allegedly caused by poor medical attention is suing those who were entrusted with his care.

Parents of infant who went blind sue hospital and doctor

Jon Campisi Jul. 18, 2011, 4:29pm

The parents of an infant who became blind after birth are suing the medical professionals who cared for the prematurely born baby.