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Mental health patient who injured himself during escape sues facility

Jon Campisi Jul. 18, 2011, 4:26pm

Attorneys for a man who managed to twice escape behavioral health agents during a hearing into his mental health status are suing the health system at which he was being evaluated.

Ohio woman files Yaz lawsuit in Philly courts

Jon Campisi Jul. 16, 2011, 9:28am

A 34-year-old Ohio woman who claims she became ill after ingesting the birth control drug Yaz is suing the drug’s manufacturers and distributors.

Trip over broken sidewalk leads to premises liability claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 16, 2011, 9:26am

A Philadelphia man who tripped and fell over a piece of uneven and broken sidewalk is suing the property’s owner and the business tenant who is supposed to care for the walkway.

Jury selection wraps up in wrongful death case, trial set to begin July 18

Jon Campisi Jul. 16, 2011, 9:24am

Trial is expected to get under way July 18 in the case of a family suing on behalf of their elderly relative whose death they attribute to poor medical care.

McDonald's shelf collapse leads to personal injury lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 16, 2011, 9:20am

A Philadelphia man who claims he injured himself after a shelf full of electronic equipment fell on him at a local McDonald’s restaurant he was working at is suing the company whose heavy equipment allegedly caused the accident.

Former inmate who suffered from alcohol withdrawal sues correctional officers

Jon Campisi Jul. 14, 2011, 5:06pm

A suburban Philadelphia prison inmate who claims to have suffered ill effects of alcohol withdrawal at the indifference of prison staff is suing the prison, its warden and three correctional officers in federal court.

Woman who claims she was stalked by suburban cop files federal lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 14, 2011, 5:00pm

A Lower Merion, Pa. woman who stunned township commissioners and residents during a public meeting in May with allegations of stalking by one of the municipality’s police officers has filed a federal lawsuit against the township, the police department and the officer who did the alleged harassing.

Father of autistic man who died in overheated van sues care facility and caretaker

Jon Campisi Jul. 14, 2011, 4:54pm

The father of a young man with severe autism who died last summer after being left in a caretaker’s sweltering van is suing the organization that was charged with caring for his son at the time of the man’s death.

SEPTA sued over bus accident

Jon Campisi Jul. 13, 2011, 8:16pm

A city woman who claims she was injured after being tossed around the inside of a mass transit bus is suing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

Woman sues cab company, other driver for chain vehicle collision

Jon Campisi Jul. 13, 2011, 8:10pm

A Philadelphia woman who was injured during a chain vehicle collision is suing the cab driver involved in the crash, his employer and the other driver involved in the accident.

Falling sheetrock leads to personal injury claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 13, 2011, 8:07pm

A man who was allegedly injured by falling sheetrock at his apartment complex is suing the management company that operates the building.

Fraud lawsuit filed over vehicle 'gift'

Jon Campisi Jul. 13, 2011, 8:03pm

A woman who claims she got saddled with car payments for a vehicle that was supposed to be a gift from her ex-boyfriend is suing her former paramour in civil court.

SEPTA faces personal injury lawsuit over elevated train incident

Jon Campisi Jul. 12, 2011, 7:30pm

A mass transit passenger whose arm got caught in the door of an elevated train is suing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

'Squished and flattened' cherry incident leads to personal injury claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 12, 2011, 7:28pm

An Allentown, Pa. woman is suing a local grocery store in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court for injuries she suffered after falling on a loose cherry at the Allentown business.

Shop-Rite supermarket hit with slip-and-fall lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 12, 2011, 7:24pm

A Philadelphia woman who slipped and fell on a wet floor at an area grocery store is suing the business for injuries she sustained in the incident.

Lung cancer death spurs mass tort claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 12, 2011, 7:23pm

The family of a Pennsylvania man who they claim died as a result of asbestos-related lung cancer is suing a long list of companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of the known cancer-causing fiber.

Bar patrons who claim they were never carded sue tavern

Jon Campisi Jul. 12, 2011, 7:20pm

A city bar that admitted two underage patrons is being sued by the patrons themselves, who allege that a physical altercation that the two became involved in while inside the tavern would have never happened had they been carded prior to entering.

Supermarket sued for slip-and-fall incident

Jon Campisi Jul. 11, 2011, 5:16pm

A Northeast Philadelphia man who slipped and fell on a puddle of water on the floor of a city supermarket is suing the business for injuries he sustained as a result of the accident.

Philly cop with alleged history of disciplinary issues faces federal lawsuit

Jon Campisi Jul. 11, 2011, 5:14pm

A former college student who worked nights as a UPS deliveryman is suing a Philadelphia police officer in federal court, alleging she arrested him in a case of mistaken identity.

Manhole incident subject of premises liability claim

Jon Campisi Jul. 11, 2011, 5:11pm

A Philadelphia woman whose leg allegedly got caught in an exposed manhole is suing the City of Philadelphia and others for injuries she received because of the incident.