MEDIA – A man who said a trash compactor/bailer unit crushed his left arm and permanently injured him outside a Wawa convenience store in 2015 is being compelled by the defense to appear for deposition in his case.
MEDIA – A woman who alleged a Delaware County school district’s negligence in permitting a wet linoleum floor in one of its building’s cafeterias was the cause of her falling and becoming seriously injured, has settled her case.
MEDIA – A man who said a Folsom bar/restaurant overserved fellow pub patrons, the same patrons who later allegedly assaulted and seriously injured him, has settled his litigation with the establishment.
HARRISBURG – The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is considering changes to the way it formats rule citation, which one official says is meant to bring a sense of uniformity and cohesion to the way the state high court’s rules are written.
PHILADELPHIA – A verdict of nonsuit was found in favor of a Philadelphia grocery chain and a Baltimore bakery, and against a French plaintiff who claimed that a box of moldy English Muffins sold and manufactured by the defendants made her seriously ill.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by the parents of a Penncrest High School special needs student, who sued the school district after their son was assaulted in the campus cafeteria, has been dismissed due to what a judge called untimely filing of their response to the district’s motion to throw the case out.
PHILADELPHIA – An investor in a local palm oil sales business from Virginia who attempted to recover his investment sum of $20,000 after claiming he was sold a bill of non-delivered goods, has settled his case.
PITTSBURGH – A class action lawsuit claiming Sheetz convenience stores violated state law by charging sales tax on non-flavored mineral water is headed to Allegheny County’s Commerce and Complex Litigation Center.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a now-deceased SugarHouse Casino customer injured in a poker room accident caused by another patron has been settled prior to assignment for trial, according to court records.
PHILADELPHIA – A former chemist for Conrail and CSX Transportation who believed his development of kidney disease, multiple myeloma and pulmonary emboli was the result of his being exposed to harmful substances in the course of his work, has settled with both rail companies.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement has been reached between the parents of a young boy allegedly injured on an inflatable water slide while attending a birthday party and the company allegedly responsible for the slide’s operation and maintenance.
PHILADELPHIA – The long saga surrounding the pursuit of a multimillion-dollar Liberian judgment has resulted in a federal judge issuing an order stating his desire to levy a $15 million judgment upon a prominent Irish real estate developer funding it, if a settlement is not reached by the end of September.
PHILADELPHIA – A defendant has been dismissed from litigation filed by a man who says he lost two fingers using molder equipment in a manufacturing accident against the companies he claims are responsible for the traumatic injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – One defendant accused of abuse in a $10 million class action lawsuit against Glen Mills Schools has filed a motion to be dismissed from the litigation, saying the individual charges against him do not belong in the same lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA – A former train conductor and brakeman of 36 years has settled with three rail and insurance companies which he claimed had violated the Federal Employers Liability Act, by neglecting to provide him a safe workplace and caused him to contract kidney cancer through exposure to toxic substances.
PHILADELPHIA – Dismissal has occurred for the lawsuit brought by a pair of card players who sustained combined losses of a quarter-million dollars at Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino and alleged the gaming establishment supplied their table games incorrectly and illegitimately, literally stacking the deck in its own favor.
HARRISBURG – The choice of venue is at issue in a lawsuit brought by the estate of a former signalman for both Conrail and Amtrak who claims exposure to toxic substances led the decedent to contract a fatal case of colon cancer.
PHILADELPHIA – After an incident in the recovery room after a routine medical procedure that allegedly led to her firing, a transgender woman and former employee of The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is suing the institution for wrongful termination, civil rights discrimination and sex discrimination.