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Birth defect allegedly caused by Paxil leads to mass tort claim against GlaxoSmithKline

Jon Campisi Oct. 4, 2011, 7:17am

A Wisconsin woman who claims her daughter’s birth defect diagnosis was attributed to her taking a drug for depression during her pregnancy is suing the pharmaceutical’s manufacturer in state court.

Local couple sues U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Pa. over seized property

Jon Campisi Oct. 4, 2011, 7:14am

Trolley accident victim slaps SEPTA with personal injury claim

Jon Campisi Oct. 4, 2011, 7:09am

A trolley passenger who alleges she became injured during an accident in which the public transit vehicle on which she was riding collided with another driver is suing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the operator of the other vehicle in state court.

SugarHouse Casino sued for not preventing gunpoint parking lot robbery

Jon Campisi Oct. 4, 2011, 6:56am

A Drexel Hill, Pa. woman has filed a civil claim against a Philadelphia casino for failing to protect her and her guests during a visit to the gaming hall after they were robbed at gunpoint.

Gas station sued over motor oil slip-and-fall incident

Jon Campisi Oct. 4, 2011, 6:53am

A Philadelphia woman is suing a Delaware County, Pa. gas station for injuries she claims to have sustained after slipping on a puddle of motor oil two years ago.

Pittsburg, Pa. man sues Conrail over asbestos related injuries

Jon Campisi Sep. 30, 2011, 11:41am

A Pittsburg man who claims he developed non-malignant, asbestos related illnesses has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, alleging that his work duties and conditions ultimately led to his becoming ill.

Woman arrested for taking cell phone video of cops files civil rights claim

Jon Campisi Sep. 30, 2011, 11:39am

A West Chester woman who was arrested for taking cell phone video of Philadelphia police officers engaged in what appeared to be questionable arrest tactics on another person has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the individual officers involved in her ordeal.

Man shot by Philly police files federal civil rights claim

Jon Campisi Sep. 30, 2011, 11:30am

An Upper Darby man who claims he was shot by a Philadelphia police officer without provocation is suing the city of Philadelphia and the officers involved in last summer’s incident.

Woman who once got her job back through litigation sues employer again for wrongful termination

Jon Campisi Sep. 30, 2011, 11:17am

Mitzie Clarke, who previously got her job back in a successful wrongful termination suit against Piedmont Airlines, has sued the airline once again. This time, the baggage handler claims she was terminated because of her extended medical leave.

Insurance co. sues manufacturer over defective appliance that caused fire

Jon Campisi Sep. 30, 2011, 11:03am

An insurance company that had to pay out a homeowner’s claim of more than $200,000 stemming from a household fire is suing the manufacturer and distributor of the microwave oven that has allegedly been identified as the cause of the blaze.

Philly cop who claimed self-inflicted gunshot wound was caused by perp is sued by his own department

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:42pm

A Philadelphia police officer who made headlines last year after he admitted fabricating a story about being shot by an unidentified suspect, when, in fact, he had shot himself, is being sued by his own department.

Former Philadelphia Housing Authority director files defamation suit against newspaper company for unsavory coverage

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:40pm

The former executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority is suing the parent company of the city’s largest newspaper chain, alleging the ongoing news coverage of his work-related troubles earlier this year has caused him harm.

GlaxoSmithKline faces wrongful termination lawsuit

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:33pm

A former employee with GlaxoSmithKline has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the drug maker, alleging that his termination after almost a decade of employment was related to what he alleges were false charges against him of sexual harassment by a coworker.

Pa. pharmaceutical company sued over surgical implant defect

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:30pm

A Florida couple is suing a Pennsylvania pharmaceutical company for injuries the wife claims she sustained after she was surgically implanted with the company's device.

Suburban Philly zoning board named in lawsuit over cell tower variance denial

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:30pm

A company that is seeking to erect a wireless telecommunications tower in Bucks County is suing a local zoning board for denying the plaintiff’s application for a variance.

Patent infringement complaint filed at federal court in Philadelphia

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:24pm

A German man has filed a federal patent infringement lawsuit in Philadelphia against a Michigan company, alleging that the U.S. tool-making business has been fraudulently using a technology over which the plaintiff holds exclusive rights.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania hit with medical malpractice claim

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:18pm

A Philadelphia couple has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for injuries the wife reportedly suffered from not having been given a proper and timely diagnosis.

Temple University faces personal injury claim over stairwell incident at Liacouras Center

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:12pm

A Philadelphia woman who alleges she sustained bodily injuries after falling down a stairwell at Temple University’s Liacouras Center has filed a personal injury claim against the school.

Philadelphia Police Department faces assault and battery lawsuit

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:06pm

A Philadelphia man has filed an assault and battery lawsuit against the Philadelphia Police Department for what the plaintiff contends was an unlawful arrest and detention stemming from an incident last summer.

Marble stairway incident at Center City building prompts personal injury suit

Jon Campisi Sep. 27, 2011, 3:01pm

A New Jersey woman who alleges she seriously injured herself after falling on marble stairs outside of a Center City, Philadelphia, building has filed a personal injury claim against the property’s owner and the businesses that inhabit the space.