PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – For years, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas employed an improper practice of mandatory consolidation in asbestos cases despite restrictions being in place on the process, an asbestos defendant hit with a $1 million verdict is arguing.
A Jenkintown woman who was struck in the back of the head by a remote-controlled model airplane during an outing at a Northeast Philadelphia park is suing the plane’s operator and others in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court.
A Philadelphia police officer who has made numerous headlines as of late is once again back in the spotlight, this time as a defendant in a federal lawsuit in which a former neighbor claims the officer assaulted her, and then fabricated charges to make it appear as though the plaintiff was the one who was in the wrong.
A New Jersey man who alleges he was wrongfully arrested, and subsequently held in police custody for 18 days, has filed a civil lawsuit against the Philadelphia police officer who made the initial arrest and 10 other unnamed officers involved in the incident two years ago.
A Philadelphia man who claims he sustained various injuries after doctors failed to remove an item from his body during surgery is suing the doctor who performed the procedure, as well as the hospital where the surgery took place.
The widow of a man whose November 2009 death she attributes to a fall her husband suffered on municipal property is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Gas Works and a host of other companies in state court.
A Philadelphia couple has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the City of Philadelphia and four city police officers, alleging that a search of their home, and their subsequent eviction four years ago, was unwarranted.
Mass tort drug cases originating from the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court’s Complex Litigation Center will be tried individually and without reverse bifurcation beginning in January, the court announced this week.
A man who was fired from his job as a system administrator at an information technology firm in southeastern Pennsylvania has filed a federal complaint against the company, alleging his termination after three years of employment was retaliatory for him taking occasional medical leave to treat his ailments.
A Philadelphia man who claims two city police officers arrested him without cause, and then proceeded to severely beat him, causing him to sustain extensive injuries, has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the City of Philadelphia and the individual officers involved in the alleged incident.