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New Yaz lawsuit filed against Bayer by Pa. woman

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 12:02pm

A Bethlehem, Pa. woman has become one of the latest plaintiffs in a long line of litigants blaming the makers of the Yaz birth control pill for health problems.

Philadelphia School District and city hit with slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 11:59am

A Philadelphia woman is suing both the School District of Philadelphia and the city for injuries she sustained after falling on a portion of defective sidewalk in front of a school building.

Philadelphia woman files legal malpractice suit against former attorney

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 11:56am

A Brookhaven, Pa. woman has filed a legal malpractice lawsuit against a former attorney of hers who she alleges offered bad legal advice that ended up costing her time in jail and out-of-pocket expenses.

Daily News and parent company face slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 11:52am

A Philadelphia resident has filed a premises liability lawsuit against the Philadelphia Daily News and its parent company for injuries she suffered after tripping over a bundle of newspapers.

Sexual assault claim filed against Mercedes-Benz

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 7:58pm

A Delaware woman has filed a lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz, USA, LLC and one of its employees alleging assault and battery, claims that date back to a January incident in which the plaintiff says she was groped while shopping for an automobile.

Phase two deliberations begin in asbestos lung cancer case

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 7:55pm

An eight-member Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas jury began deliberating May 23 in the liability phase of an asbestos mass tort claim that was first filed six years ago.

Denture adhesive cream mass tort claim filed

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 10:11am

A North Carolina woman has filed an individual claim in the Court of Common Pleas denture adhesive cream mass tort program, alleging that her use of two brands of the product over an extended period of time caused her various injuries.

Lung cancer diagnosis spurs asbestos claim

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 10:06am

A Florida man who says his recent lung cancer diagnosis can be traced to asbestos fibers inhaled while working for the now-defunct Bethlehem Steel Corp. has filed a mass tort civil claim in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Pathmark Stores Inc. named in slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 10:02am

A Philadelphia resident is suing supermarket chain Pathmark Stores Inc. for injuries she allegedly sustained after falling over clutter at one of the company’s grocery stores.

Bottom of the Sea faces suit over mussels

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:53am

A Philadelphia woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a city restaurant for alleged food poisoning she contracted after eating a meal at the eatery.

Patient sues Penn Dental Medicine School and orthodontist

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:49am

A Philadelphia woman is suing an orthodontist and the business at which he practiced medicine for injuries she sustained while undergoing a dental procedure.

Amtrak hit with personal injury suit

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:45am

A New Jersey man who was working for Amtrak has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the entity, which is formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corp., for injuries he allegedly sustained while working at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia in early January of this year.

Handicapped woman sues Philadelphia International Airport over escalator mishap

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:40am

A handicapped woman who injured herself after falling on an escalator at Philadelphia International Airport is suing the airport and others, alleging negligence.

'Castle Doctrine' provides for civil immunity

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:36am

Taking another person’s life in a self-defense situation would no doubt be traumatizing enough.

Former soda deliveryman sues Acme Markets

Jon Campisi May 19, 2011, 4:04pm

Chinese market slapped with premises liability lawsuit

Jon Campisi May 19, 2011, 4:02pm

A Philadelphia man is suing a Chinese eatery and market for injuries he sustained after slipping on a wet floor at the business.

McDonald's hit with premises liability lawsuit

Jon Campisi May 19, 2011, 3:55pm

Philadelphia Housing Authority and apartment complex sued

Jon Campisi May 19, 2011, 3:07pm

A Philadelphia woman has filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against the Philadelphia Housing Authority and an apartment complex over injuries she sustained when she fell to the ground at the complex.

Common Pleas Court judicial candidates advance during primary

Jon Campisi May 19, 2011, 3:02pm

Ten out of 40-plus Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judicial nominees advanced during Tuesday’s primary election, with seven out of the 10 constituting as endorsed candidates by the city’s Democratic Committee.

Buckley construction named in product liability suit

Jon Campisi May 18, 2011, 8:09am

A Springfield, Pa. man is suing a Philadelphia construction company for injuries he sustained after falling out of a hydraulic lift lent to him by the contracting firm.