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Lawsuit claims landscaping company accepted $20K and did not complete contracted work

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:56am

PHILADELPHIA – The owners of a local townhome community believe a Philadelphia landscaping company they contracted with to complete various tasks at their property did not complete the work, in spite of accepting over $20,000 related to the jobs in question.

Ex-rail maintenance worker says his permanent hip and back injuries were the fault of his employers

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A former maintenance worker with Norfolk Southern Railway and Conrail claims his severe hip and back injuries were the result of his former companies violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA).

Tastykake machinist files claims over machine that allegedly took two of her fingers

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who lost two fingers of her left hand allegedly in an injection molding machine at a Tastykake factory has sued the entities she believes are responsible for her severe amputation injuries.

General Foods sues lawyers, say they botched defense during eviction proceeding

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:41am

PHILADELPHIA – General Foods has sued a group of its former attorneys and their firms, claiming their failure to assert proper and relevant defenses led to the company being evicted from its leased premises, located in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

Building products company says it's paid out millions in damages due to chemical supplier's faulty compound

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 9:29am

PHILADELPHIA – A local building products manufacturer is seeking to recoup multimillion-dollar damages from a polymer-producing company which allegedly provided it with a faulty compound and therefore, made the plaintiff’s siding inadequate.

Lawsuit accuses Revolutions At Penn Treaty of not paying full construction costs balance

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 9:28am

PHILADELPHIA – A construction contractor believes a Philadelphia entertainment venue and bowling alley, along with its controlling entities, have not paid the full costs for work performed at that location.

Birdsboro property owner says tenants negligently caused fire and insurance provider didn't cover damages

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 9:27am

PHILADELPHIA – The owner of a commercial property in Birdsboro claims a counseling firm negligently allowed a destructive fire to occur on the premises, and its insurance company failed to cover the resulting damages and costs.

Man says Philly bar's security guards broke his jaw when ejecting him from the premises

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A patron of a Northeast Philadelphia bar and restaurant says security guards ejected him from the premises and inflicted a variety of serious injuries in the process, including a broken jaw.

Plaintiffs: Philly Sheraton Hotel, employees liable for falling drywall which injured them

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:20pm

PHILADELPHIA – A couple injured by falling drywall and building material at a Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia a year and a half ago have initiated legal action against the hotel, its general manager and director of engineering.

Housing development says contractors breached agreement for stormwater system work and other repairs

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:20pm

PHILADELPHIA – A residential housing development association has accused two Philadelphia contractors of contractually agreeing to perform a number of improvements at the plaintiff’s property and not following through on doing so.

Chambersburg man sues Ford Motor Company over Expedition vehicle rife with alleged defects

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Ford Expedition’s numerous alleged defects are the subject of a lawsuit filed by a Franklin County man against Ford Motor Company.

Lawsuit: Dodge Ram truck sold with issues unable to be repaired

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:16pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of commerce regulations when it sold him a new Dodge Ram truck with mechanical issues not able to be remedied after two repair attempts on the dealer’s part.

New Jersey plaintiff claims Comcast improperly credited late father's delinquent account to him

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 18, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man has filed suit against Comcast, alleging it is holding him responsible for an unpaid balance belonging to his late father’s customer account and not his.

Amtrak bridge and building repairman says his shoulder injuries are result of FELA violations

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 18, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A bridge, building and station mechanic for Amtrak has alleged the train transportation company of violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing a safe workplace, which he believes caused his serious shoulder injuries.

Lawsuit: Ford Motor Company sold Focus vehicle with engine defects to plaintiffs

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 18, 2017, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A Huntingdon Valley couple have initiated legal action against Ford Motor Company, believing an allegedly defective automobile they purchased is a cause of action for the violations of both federal and state laws.

Attorney General will continue to pursue criminal charges against engineer of Philly's 2015 Amtrak derailment

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 18, 2017, 9:53am

HARRISBURG – The Attorney General’s Office has announced it plans to appeal a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge’s recent decision to dismiss criminal charges against the engineer of an Amtrak train which derailed in that city in 2015.

Philly doctors, pharmacists and medical companies at center of alleged multimillion-dollar Workers Comp fraud

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 12:59pm

PHILADELPHIA – More than three dozen defendants, including local doctors, pharmacists and medical entities, are the targets of a recently-filed fraud lawsuit in Philadelphia alleging they prescribed $4.7 million worth of ineffective pain medication creams to injured workers.

Monroeville seafood wholesaler pursuing more than $60K in unpaid damages from Ohio restaurant and owner

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 10:03am

PITTSBURGH – A Monroeville seafood wholesaler argues they are owed over $60,000 from a Cleveland restaurant for overdue costs relating to commercial transactions.

Florida company's call to solicit dental insurance leads Pittsburgh plaintiff to file case for TCPA violations

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 10:03am

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh man believes a Florida-based company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it solicited his business over the phone to purchase dental insurance.

Lawsuit: Sober living residence failed to provide adequate, safe environment for plaintiff's deceased daughter

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 10:02am

SCRANTON – A plaintiff whose daughter passed away while residing at a sober living facility has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against that facility, believing negligent failures in its standards of care were the cause of the decedent’s death.