PHILADELPHIA – A gentleman’s club patron claims he was brutally assaulted by the club’s staff, who allegedly attacked him without provocation and left him bloody and beaten outside with a broken jaw.
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PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who was allegedly assaulted in a Northeast Philadelphia restaurant is seeking a default judgment to be entered against the defendants for not filing a response to his lawsuit within the allotted time.
Case of SEPTA employee who allegedly suffered spinal injuries lifting generator headed for arbitration
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) employee who claimed being required to lift an unsafe generator caused him to suffer both herniated discs and spinal injuries last year, has been slated for arbitration proceedings next winter.
Philly mom alleges her kids were poisoned by lead and suffered brain damage due to landlords' non-compliance
PHILADELPHIA – A local woman is suing her landlord and property management company for negligence, holding them personally responsible for renting an uninhabitable property and the lead poisoning of her two young children.
SEPTA argues it is not negligent for passenger whose head and neck were caught in elevated train doors
PHILADELPHIA – Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) recently countered that it was not contributorily negligent in response to a filed complaint from a passenger whose head and neck were trapped in the doors of an elevated line train last year.
Braddock company says it's not liable for death of kayaker allegedly sucked underneath barges on the Monongahela
PITTSBURGH – A materials handling company is seeking to exonerate itself from liability, in a case in which one of its vessels is accused of causing the death of a kayaker on the Monongahela River in 2015.
PHILADELPHIA – Lawsuits alleging that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder contained asbestos fibers that led female plaintiffs to develop cancer could be the latest legal trend with a track record of multimillion-dollar verdicts to make its way to the Philadelphia court system.
PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) carpenter who initiated litigation against the entity for violation of the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) in claiming a machine it gave him to operate caused him to suffer an inguinal hernia last year, settled with the rail entity.
Hahnemann Hospital says visitor injured in waiting room should look to blame housekeeping company instead
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff injured in a Hahnemann Hospital waiting room claims to have suffered severe bodily injuries in the process, while the hospital alleges the negligence may have been contributed to by the plaintiff or by its own housekeeping service.
Teacher alleges unlawful dismissal for seeking Workers' Comp; Church says she wasn't making the grade
PHILADELPHIA – While a former church educator says she was improperly and unlawfully dismissed from her teaching duties for pursuing a worker’s compensation claim, the church counters that she demonstrated poor leadership abilities instead.
PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) mechanic says that the rail entity failed to provide him with a safe work environment when he suffered a debilitating injuries in two incidents, while the company believes he himself negligently caused those same injuries.
Bystander beaten up in barroom brawl says establishment's overserving and lack of security made them negligent
PHILADELPHIA – A bystander to a barroom brawl claims he found himself drawn into the fracas and charges the pub with negligence in not protecting him from the serious injuries he sustained.
Former sporting goods saleswoman levies sexual harassment claims against ex-supervisor, who says it didn't happen
PHILADELPHIA – A former sales associate for Olympia Sports claims she was sexually harassed in both a physical and verbal manner by her supervisor, whose counsel counters he engaged in no such conduct and the complaint should be dismissed.
PHILADELPHIA – A father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia are suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment, while premises management has denied any such occurrence.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a Philadelphia pedestrian struck by a passing car while walking in a crosswalk near Washington Square, has been deemed barred by counsel representing the driver said to have injured her.
PHILADELPHIA – A Wayne County woman alleges her minor collision with a parked car in Philadelphia led to a major incident of assault with a Delaware defendant, one who denies the incident ever occurred.
Longtime registered nurse says former hospital wouldn't take her back full-time after her absence for cancer treatments
PHILADELPHIA – A veteran registered nurse has sued her former hospital employer for disability discrimination and retaliation, claiming she was not allowed to return to full-time duties after taking a medical leave of absence to treat her breast cancer.
PHILADELPHIA – A local woman argues that while six months pregnant, she was seriously injured by repo men who came to her home to take possession of her vehicle, while a bank entity alleges her complaint has no standing and is barred by several statutory avenues of law.
Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has denied a motion from counsel for pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to seek immediate appeal, in a Risperdal case where the possibility of punitive damages being applied remains in play.
PHILADELPHIA – A man said to be injured by a motorized and mechanized dock plate at a Giant grocery store has sued the supermarket chain for liability connected to negligence-related injuries.