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City sued for slip-and-fall incident

Jon Campisi May 16, 2011, 8:29am

A Philadelphia woman is suing the City of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for injuries she allegedly sustained after falling at a crosswalk at the intersection of 60th and Trinity streets.

New Jersey man sues prosthetic limb manufacturer

Jon Campisi May 16, 2011, 8:25am

A New Jersey man is suing the manufacturer of his prosthetic limb for injuries he sustained after falling to the ground when his prosthesis malfunctioned.

Two more Yaz suits filed against Bayer, others

Jon Campisi May 16, 2011, 8:18am

Two out-of-state women are suing the makers of Yaz for side effects they contend were the result of ingesting the birth control pill, injuries that led to major surgery in both cases.

City man sues Hotel Sofitel over icy sidewalk fall

Jon Campisi May 16, 2011, 8:13am

A Philadelphia man has filed a premises liability lawsuit against a city hotel for injuries he sustained after falling on an icy patch of sidewalk in front of the business.

Civic association and others hit with suit over sidewalk mishap

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 9:08pm

A Philadelphia resident is suing a property owner, a construction materials company and a nonprofit neighborhood association for injuries he suffered after he tripped and fell outdoors.

Bed bug bites leads to suit against Shore motel operator

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 9:05pm

A Philadelphia man and his wife are suing a New Jersey motel operator for injuries the man sustained after allegedly being bitten by cimex Lecturiarius, or “bed bugs,” after a stay down the shore.

Gallery at Market East owner sued for trip on rug

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 9:03pm

A city woman is suing the owner of the Gallery at Market East shopping plaza for injuries she suffered after falling and injuring herself at the business.

Slip-and-fall suit filed against Hahnemann University Hospital, others

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 9:01pm

A Philadelphia woman is suing a handful of corporate property owners in Center City for injuries she allegedly sustained after falling on a portion of the sidewalk controlled by the defendants.

Alleged sex abuse victim files lawsuit against Archdiocese

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 7:28am

The father of a mentally disabled man filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia May 9 alleging his son suffered sexual abuse at the hands of a parish priest while working in the rectory of Resurrection of Our Lord parish in Philadelphia.

Reglan lawsuit filed by Texas woman over drug-related injuries

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 7:13am

A Texas woman is suing pharmaceutical giant Wyeth LLC for physical and emotional injuries she claims to have sustained after ingesting the drug Reglan.

E-filing continues to see success at First District

Jon Campisi May 12, 2011, 7:06am

Sitting behind her desk in a second floor City Hall office, Deborah Dailey appears pleased.

New Jersey man sues GNC over Hydroxycut

Jon Campisi May 11, 2011, 3:58pm

A New Jersey man and his wife are suing the makers and distributors of Hydroxycut in one of the latest mass tort filings involving the dietary supplement.

Burger King slip-and-fall prompts lawsuit

Jon Campisi May 10, 2011, 4:24pm

A former union electrical inspector who slipped on a patch of ice while working at a Burger King that was being renovated is suing the corporation and others in a personal injury civil action.

Personal injury suit filed against Conrail, Norfolk Southern

Jon Campisi May 10, 2011, 4:21pm

An Ohio man has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Conrail, and its successor, Norfolk Southern Railway Co., for what he alleges are work-related injuries.

Teacher sues Philadelphia School District for wrongful termination

Jon Campisi May 10, 2011, 4:13pm

A former city school teacher is suing the School District of Philadelphia for what he alleges was a wrongful termination.

Asbestos trial under way in Philadelphia

Jon Campisi May 10, 2011, 1:03pm

A non-malignancy asbestos trial involving two out of state plaintiffs diagnosed with symptomatic pleural disease got under way May 9 at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas before Judge Norman Ackerman.

Class action: Lexis Nexis classifies women as thieves

Kelly Holleran May 9, 2011, 8:44am

Two women have filed a putative class action lawsuit against the company that they claim has labeled them as thieves, causing them to be denied employment opportunities.

Actor Terrence Howard sued by agent over fees

Kelly Holleran May 9, 2011, 8:32am

Howard Actor Terrence Howard, who has starred in such films as Fighting and Winnie, is the subject of a lawsuit in which his former manager claims she was not paid enough for her role in helping him secure the parts.

Man sues employer in FMLA dispute

Kelly Holleran May 9, 2011, 8:25am

A Philadelphia man claims he lost his job after taking off an unspecified number of days under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Burger King worker claims she was fired after reporting harassment

Kelly Holleran May 9, 2011, 8:21am

A woman has filed suit against the fast food chain where she used to work, alleging she was fired after reporting sexual harassment to authorities.