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Man who says MetLife didn't provide him insurance coverage settles lawsuit with provider

PHILADELPHIA – Legal action filed by a Philadelphia man who suffered severe lower back injuries in a serious hit-and-run car crash almost two and a half years ago and who believed MetLife Insurance didn’t properly compensate him with uninsured motorist (UIM) benefits has settled.

Dispute over Philadelphia accident's $6K settlement funds resolved in state court

PHILADELPHIA – A policyholder who sued both his insurance provider and the Philadelphia Housing Authority after a serious accident sustained four years ago and claimed the provider refused to release $6,000 in settlement funds, has settled that same litigation.

Lack of jurisdiction dispels Delaware man's lawsuit for FELA violations against Amtrak

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Delaware plaintiff and former Amtrak employee who alleged the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by subjecting him to an unsafe workplace, has had his case dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction.

Non Pros judgment found in arbitration matter between marketer and food service products company

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a marketer and food service products distributor that sued two Montgomery County restaurants and their owner for over $14,000 in financial damages, related to alleged breach of contract, was recently rendered a judgment of non prosecution.

Bowhead Integrated Support Service LLC, UIC Government Services LLC allegedly discriminated against disabled woman

A disabled woman is suing Bowhead Integrated Support Service LLC and UIC Government Services LLC for alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Delaware woman accused of causing car accident

A motorist is suing another motorist for allegedly striking her vehicle.

Former inmate accuses Philadelphia police officers of fabricating evidence against him

A former inmate is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Officer Christopher Hulmes and three unknown police officers for allegedly fabricating evidence.

City of Philadelphia and police officers accused of fabricating evidence and testimony in narcotics case

An individual is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Officer Christopher Hulmes and three unknown officers for allegedly fabricating evidence and testimony.

Synchrony Bank accused of accessing individual's credit report in attempt to collect discharged debt

An individual is suing Synchrony Bank for allegedly accessing his credit report when it allegedly did not have the right to do so.

Insurer didn't provide coverage in underlying lawsuit, restoration company alleges

PHILADELPHIA – A property restoration company initiated a lawsuit against an insurance broker and their employer insurance provider, for allegedly failing to secure proper coverage for them in an underlying federal court lawsuit.

Wisconsin company sues Philadelphia-based mattress and furniture dealer for $4K

PHILADELPHIA – A Wisconsin-based furniture dealer has launched legal action against a local furniture store, seeking to recover more than $4,000 it says it is owed per the terms of a purchase agreement between the parties.

Plaintiff injured by falling roll of plastic bags sues ShopRite supermarket in Philly

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who allegedly suffered a number of serious injuries after being hit by a roll of plastic bags at a ShopRite supermarket in Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit, claiming the store’s negligence led to that accident.

Gov. Wolf needs to stop drug formulary bill

The reality is this bill does nothing of the sort. Instead, it’s simply a money grab for insurance companies at the expense of injured workers.

Pa. Superior Court rejects petition to compel arbitration in negligence case against medical facility

A Pennsylvania appeals court recently affirmed a trial court’s decision to deny a medical facility’s petition to compel arbitration in dispute with a woman who allegedly fell and broke her leg at the facility, according to a decision filed on March 29 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Right to Farm Act protects Salem family farm from lawsuit over its smell

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld a trial court’s decision to dismiss a case against a family-owned farm in Luzerne County that was accused of creating a disturbing odor in the neighborhood, according to a decision filed on March 29.

Pa. Superior Court upholds dismissal of defamation suit against law firm and attorney

A Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss defamation claims brought by an attorney who said a firm falsely accused him of witness intimidation, according to a decision filed on March 29 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.