PHILADELPHIA – An elderly Philadelphia woman claiming to have been savagely attacked by a neighbor’s German Shepherd dog has sued the dog’s owners, alleging their negligence directly led to the mauling.
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PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) carpenter has initiated litigation against the entity for violation of the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), claiming a machine it gave him to operate caused him to suffer an inguinal hernia last year.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who suffered severe electric shock from operating a Toastmaster coffee pot is suing the manufacturers of the appliance and the store from where he purchased it, among other defendants.
PHILADELPHIA – A non-profit organization which assists HIV/AIDS patients claims an Atlanta-based singer it paid an advance to perform at one of its gala events wasn’t able to attend, but didn’t refund the advance she received.
Lawyers accused of botching litigation over Luzerne Co. Kerr-McGee plant; Class action seeks $619 million
SCRANTON – A federal court in Scranton now has jurisdiction over a lawsuit which is seeking more than $619 million for 4,400 residents of Avoca, who were said to be exposed to carcinogenic substances from the Kerr-McGee Corp. wood treatment facility.
PITTSBURGH – An August 2017 derailment of a train hauling toxic chemicals in Hyndman has led to a class action lawsuit against CSX Transportation on behalf of the residents allegedly affected by the wreck and subsequent spill.
PHILADELPHIA – An apartment tenant has sued a number of real estate defendants for damages, claiming that a deteriorated wall in the residence where he lived collapsed on and injured him.
PHILADELPHIA – A table busser at a Philadelphia restaurant claims he was threatened and extorted by one of his co-workers, a hostess.
PHILADELPHIA – A Florida financial firm is seeking to recoup $23,150 from an after-market automotive company in Philadelphia, claiming the latter default on a merchantable agreement the two parties entered into.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claiming to have been seriously injured in the parking lot of a Philadelphia Best Buy store nearly one year ago, has brought legal action against the electronics retail giant and the shopping plaza where the store is located.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference will be held next year in litigation between a man who lost two fingers using molder equipment in a manufacturing accident, and the companies he claims are responsible for the traumatic injuries he says he suffered.
PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing has been set for a case pitting a policyholder against Nationwide Insurance Company policyholder, with the latter alleging the provider has not reimbursed him for money he expended in connection with repairing damage to his property last year.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff who sued a trio of San Diego firms that allegedly pursued a credit card debt claim against him illegally, settled with those same defendants.
Case of cyclist suing SEPTA for injury-related damages after trolley track crash headed for settlement conference
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference has been slated for this summer in a case between Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and a local cyclist who suffered a broken arm, knee injury, subsequent infection and serious dental injuries, after colliding with disused trolley tracks.
PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing is set for later this month in a case featuring an insurance adjustment firm seeking its contracted 12 percent contingency fee, in an underlying matter concerning a property loss.
PHILADELPHIA – Court records indicate a judgment has been issued in a legal action revolving around a vehicle loan payment which a New Jersey finance firm says went into default.
Chestnut Hill private school garners default judgment in case related to student's outstanding costs
PHILADELPHIA – Court records state a default judgment has been issued in a lawsuit concerning a Pre-K – Grade 12 prep school in Philadelphia, and its efforts to recoup unpaid tuition and other outstanding costs relating to one of its students.
PHILADELPHIA – According to a plaintiff counsel’s motion, the lawsuit concerning a man injured by a falling track loader/excavator while stationed in his work vehicle was discontinued without prejudice.
PHILADELPHIA – A motorist who suffered severe knee and back injuries in an accident in Northeast Philadelphia claims that the policyholder’s insurance failed to evaluate the resultant claim and acted in bad faith.
PHILADELPHIA – The widow of a man fatally struck by a piece of tire removal equipment has filed a survival and wrongful death lawsuit on his behalf, against his former employer and the companies that manufactured the equipment in question.