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U.S. Merchant Marine says toxic exposure on vessels led him to contract leukemia

PHILADELPHIA – A former seaman has sued a long list of corporate defendants in state court, claiming their collective negligence in exposing him to benzene and other carcinogenic chemicals in the course of his work duties led him to develop acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).

Plaintiff counsel in Delaware County bar fight case seeking responses to discovery inquests

MEDIA – Requests for answers to discovery questions and for production of documents have been filed in the case of a man who says a Folsom bar/restaurant overserved fellow pub patrons, the same patrons who later allegedly assaulted and seriously injured him.

Settlement reached in defamation case involving knife manufacturer

PHILADELPHIA – A defamation case pitting a Massachusetts lawyer against a North Carolina man and Pennsylvania knife manufacturer and seller has been settled.

Settlement reached between restaurant and customer who said he bit into a metal object in his mashed potatoes

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia man who alleged he was injured when he bit down on a metal button hidden in his mashed potatoes at a West Oak Lane restaurant was settled.

City discontinues litigation against law firm it had alleged owed more than $300K in taxes

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia has recently discontinued litigation against a law firm and two of its members, which claimed it failed to timely pay delinquent taxes in excess of $300,000 over a period spanning from 2007 to 2015.

Lawsuit: Drunk whacked man with glass at Paddy Whacks

PHILADELPHIA – A new lawsuit in state court claims a patron of a South Philadelphia pub was assaulted by another customer, as a result of the establishment allegedly overserving the assailant and not ensuring the premises were safe for him.

N.Y. man alleges nightclub patron struck him in the head with glass and injured him

PHILADELPHIA – A New York man who allegedly suffered severe injuries after being struck in the side of the face by a fellow patron wielding a glass inside a Philadelphia nightclub has sued the establishment, its ownership and his alleged assailant.

Case of customer suing H&M as cause for her spinal injuries goes to state court

PHILADELPHIA – An H&M customer who allegedly suffered spinal injuries in an accident at their Upper Darby store location is pursuing legal damages against the retailer in a Philadelphia court.

Philly grocery store's negligence led to box of umbrellas falling on plaintiff, suit says

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who says she suffered spinal injuries and whose left foot was allegedly crushed by a toppled box of picnic table umbrellas has sued the Philadelphia grocery where the accident took place.

Blank Rome pursuing $100K of allegedly unpaid legal fees from Bryn Mawr coffee company

PHILADELPHIA – Law firm Blank Rome is pursuing litigation against a Bryn Mawr coffee company that it says breached a settlement agreement over unpaid legal fees and has refused to rectify it.

Ohio trades organization alleges it's owed more than $58K for labor supplied to Philadelphia construction project

PHILADELPHIA – An Ohio trades group that supplied workers and labor for a Philadelphia construction project says it is owed in excess of $58,000 for that same labor, an amount the defendant has supposedly refused to pay.

Valencia business owner's lawsuit revolves around allegedly improper natural gas energy billing

PITTSBURGH – A new lawsuit in state court alleges that a natural gas company’s erroneous billing practices and its refusal to correct them have caused financial harm to a Valencia business owner.

Lawsuit: Visit to Clifton Heights KFC restaurant results in re-aggravated ACL tear for plaintiff

PHILADELPHIA – An Ohio customer who says he suffered a re-aggravated ACL tear of his right knee in a local Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant has sued the chain for negligence.

Beating at bar, man says, left him injured, so he's suing

PHILADELPHIA – A man who claims to have sustained a violent assault and battery at the hands of bouncers and security personnel in a North Philadelphia bar, has sued both the establishment and its employees who were allegedly responsible.

Texas education finance group looking to recoup $16K in loan funds from local defendant

PHILADELPHIA – An educational loan finance group based in Texas is seeking reconciliation of an outstanding loan in excess of $16,000 from a Philadelphia defendant in state court.

Plaintiff alleges former employer and children's social service center violated state wage payment laws

PHILADELPHIA – A former services manager for a Philadelphia children's social services organization says the group violated Pennsylvania’s wage payment laws, when it allegedly refused to compensate her for back pay.

Injured SEPTA bus passenger claims transport entity refuses to compensate him with insurance benefits

PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) bus passenger, who was allegedly injured in a collision between the bus and a passing car about two-and-a-half years ago, is seeking for the transportation entity to pay his medical bills for injuries he sustained from the crash.

H&M employee says collision with fire sprinkler cage gave him traumatic brain injury

PHILADELPHIA – An H&M store employee who claims to have suffered a traumatic brain injury after his head collided with a fire sprinkler and sprinkler cage at the Plymouth Meeting Mall is suing all of the entities allegedly responsible for his assortment of injuries.

Parents of preteen Trump supporter sue Newsweek Magazine for defamation

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of an avid 12-year-old supporter of President Donald Trump have launched a defamation lawsuit against Newsweek Magazine, for labeling him as a “Trump Mini-Me” and as part of a sinister plot by the political alt-right in “defending raw racism and sexual abuse.”

Parent sues Rose's Stores after son allegedly cut by clothes rack

PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a minor plaintiff injured in a branch location of Rose’s Stores in Philadelphia is suing the retail chain for negligence, claiming the abdominal laceration her son suffered was the store’s fault.