PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a local child who allegedly suffered from toxic lead exposure at his Philadelphia elementary school do not oppose the City of Philadelphia’s motion to dismiss itself from their lawsuit, according to a recent filing in the action.
PHILADELPHIA – An ex-constituent services worker for state Sen. Anthony Williams who claims she was fired before Christmas in 2018 and after contracting breast cancer states her age discrimination claim was properly plead, in opposition to a recent argument from counsel for the senator.
PHILADELPHIA – The owners of a Frankford Avenue business in Philadelphia have denied the allegations of a lawsuit by a wheelchair-bound Florida man who claims the property has barriers that prevent him from enjoying its goods and services.
PITTSBURGH – A state court judge has overruled objections from a Pittsburgh McDonald’s restaurant, in the course of litigation brought by an Allegheny County man who alleged he sustained a vertebrae fracture when he and his wife were assaulted at the restaurant by three of its employees.
SCRANTON – A Lebanon high school student who sued his school district and claimed his First Amendment rights were being violated by requiring him to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance, has won the right to proceed anonymously in this case.
HARRISBURG – Litigation from the Hershey chocolate company against a former executive whom it accused of stealing its trade secrets before going to work for a competitor has been dismissed with prejudice and closed.
SCRANTON – The operating companies of an indoor water park in Pennsylvania have responded with more than 20 defenses against an injury lawsuit filed by a Connecticut couple, one member of whom was allegedly hit by another patron at the bottom of a water slide.
PHILADELPHIA – One of two gym equipment companies facing a lawsuit, after a couple said their alleged negligence caused one of them to fall from a piece of fitness equipment and suffer injuries, has totally denied the plaintiffs’ allegations and asserted cross-claims against its corporate co-defendant.
PITTSBURGH – A drug-testing service company has denied that it was negligent when it allegedly failed to provide a man’s employer with his Medical Marijuana Card (MMC), in advance of him not being reinstated to his job for a positive test result.
PHILADELPHIA – Sherwin-Williams has denied it was responsible for damages caused by one of its deck sealing products, in response to allegations from an Easton couple who say that same product was used to stain its deck, before it supposedly self-heated and caused a fire on their property.
HARRISBURG – In its second time hearing the action, the Superior Court recently both reinstated charges in and remanded a long and convoluted action centered on the power of assigning appointment to a $3 million dollar trust fund.
PHILADELPHIA – On Thursday, a trio of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a couple’s lawsuit, brought after they allegedly suffered injuries resulting from a shingles vaccine and later determined to be filed too late.
PHILADELPHIA – A retaliation lawsuit filed by three Oley Valley High School students after a dispute with a teacher led to them being removed from a school play they were cast in has been settled for $100,000.
PHILADELPHIA – A South Dakota woman who sued home shopping magnate QVC after her 2- consumed the company’s magnetic trivets and then required surgery, now claims the company improperly removed the case to federal court last month.
PHILADELPHIA – A three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reinstated a doctor’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuit against a health insurance company and a medical services firm on Wednesday.
MEDIA – The family of a Philadelphia man who died after he was stabbed by a courier delivering food has filed an amended version of its wrongful death lawsuit against the courier and the food-delivery company, after the company made numerous objections to the suit’s initial iteration.
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia-based American Law Institute continues its work on a Restatement meant to give legal clarity to the arena of consumer contracts - a project that has been put on the back-burner and serves as a "litmus test" as to how the influential group will be perceived, a member says.