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Jury reaches verdict in non-malignancy asbestos trial

Jon Campisi May 17, 2011, 11:57pm

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury May 16 awarded two elderly men who claimed they suffered shortness of breath because of asbestos-related conditions more than $1 million in total compensatory damages, according to plaintiff’s attorney Eliot Present.

Casino and escalator manufacturer hit with slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 17, 2011, 7:50am

Verizon and City of Philadelphia named in premises liability suit

Jon Campisi May 17, 2011, 6:49am

A Philadelphia man is suing Verizon and the City of Philadelphia for injuries he sustained after falling over a broken sewage-draining inlet.

Pa. Bar opposes reform measure, draws ire of members

John O'Brien May 16, 2011, 11:32am

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Bar Association is fighting the end of joint and several liability, and in doing so lost the membership of the attorneys in a Harrisburg law firm.

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.