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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.

Berachah Baptist Church faces premises liability lawsuit

Jon Campisi May 18, 2011, 8:05am

A Philadelphia church has been slapped with a premises liability lawsuit by a city man who claims he was injured when he fell outside of the building.

Parkway Corp. slapped with slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 18, 2011, 8:02am

A Philadelphia man filed suit May 13 against a Center City parking lot operator for injuries he allegedly suffered after falling in one of the defendant’s garages.

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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.