PHILADELPHIA – The case of a New Jersey Transit train pipefitter who charged his employer with violating the Federal Employers Liability Act when it allegedly permitted conditions that gave him severe shoulder injuries has been settled, according to court records.
TRENTON, N.J. – The fate of about 12,000 lawsuits claiming Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing baby powder causes women to develop both ovarian cancer and mesothelioma, will be decided after eight days of expert witness testimony in a New Jersey federal court.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated a Risperdal lawsuit which was thrown out after 11 days of trial proceedings in a Philadelphia court in December 2016 and said its original granting of nonsuit was improper.
SCRANTON – Eight students enrolled at the Lackawanna County Career Technology Center during the 2016-2017 school year have filed litigation in response to the actions of an instructor there who has pleaded guilty to indecent assault, claiming the school failed to both investigate and stop his behavior.
HARRISBURG – Houston, Texas mayoral candidate and prominent trial lawyer Tony Buzbee is serving as a member of defense counsel in a federal court lawsuit in Pennsylvania, brought by a health care provider who says the owner and operator of its computerized records database illegally procured and retained its confidential patient data. Meanwhile, Buzbee's client counters that it is in fact the party who is victim to proprietary theft.
PHILADELPHIA – A Bensalem man who sued Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in claiming a faulty Dodge Charger he rented malfunctioned on the highway and crashed has seen his case conclude with a settlement against the corporate defendants.
PHILADELPHIA – The lawsuit of a Norristown man pursuing legal action against the allegedly intoxicated motorist who struck him with his vehicle and the restaurant that allegedly overserved alcohol to the driver will now be heard in Montgomery County.
PHILADELPHIA – Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has settled litigation it was hit with from a flagman who alleged he contracted both Lyme disease and Bell’s Palsy in the course of his work duties.
PHILADELPHIA – Some of the defendants named in a lawsuit in which a woman claimed to have been sexually assaulted in a parking lot next to the XFinity Live entertainment complex and Citizens Bank Park are attempting to have themselves dismissed from the suit.
HARRISBURG – A medical malpractice liability insurance association has filed its latest lawsuit to protect its status as a private entity, from what it feels are repeated attempts on the part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to acquire it and its assets for use in the state budget.
PHILADELPHIA – A Chester County law firm and its founder have launched litigation against a California man they say publicly damaged the firm’s reputation through repeated allegations as to the accuracy of its billing practices.
PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration award has been satisfied in the case of an H&M customer who allegedly suffered spinal injuries in an accident at their Upper Darby store location and sued the retailer in a Philadelphia court.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit brought by a woman who asserted she was assaulted and beaten in a gang-style beatdown by a group of attackers at The Schmidt’s Commons in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood nearly two years ago has been settled.
PHILADELPHIA – Litigation has been settled between a New Jersey motorist who alleged she was unlawfully detained and the Philadelphia Police Department, which was said to have impounded her vehicle in West Philadelphia nearly three years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – A store manager for Philly Pretzel Factory who alleged defective conditions on the premises of its Gilbertsville store led her to be seriously injured, has settled her litigation with the pretzel retailer.
PITTSBURGH – According to defense counsel, the case of a Pitcairn newspaper deliveryman who is suing his client for injury-related damages, the owner and resident of a Pittsburgh property, should be placed at issue for trial.
PITTSBURGH – Per an Allegheny County judge’s decision, the case of a plaintiff who allegedly suffered knee injuries resulting from an accident with a concrete step on the premises of his apartment complex has been moved for disposition to November.