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.
PITTSBURGH – Imagine it’s six days before your wedding: The ceremony is finalized, the reception party is planned and you enter a shop to get your makeup done – and you contract an untimely case of impetigo, a bacterial skin infection.
PITTSBURGH – A plaintiff who allegedly suffered a broken leg through a “double jump” performed at a local indoor trampoline park has been granted a motion to compel further discovery in support of his case.
PITTSBURGH – An Enon Valley recreation center and Slovene benefit society have declared that the allegations contained in a lawsuit filed by an Illinois man and his mother after he was allegedly paralyzed by a fall from a tree during a music festival there should be dismissed.
HARRISBURG – According to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, it will not hear an appeal of the first Risperdal case to be decided in the hands of a Philadelphia jury and its $2.5 million verdict for the plaintiff will stand.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference has been slated for the case of a company that believes it mistakenly overpaid more than $200,000 in the course of executing a contract to purchase interest in an Illinois firm.
PHILADELPHIA – Litigation between a Merion Station property owner who credited its robbery to an improperly-installed security system and the party allegedly responsible, Comcast, has been settled according to court records.