PHILADELPHIA – A judgment of non pros has been entered in a Philadelphia man’s litigation, one filed after he claimed to be injured by an errant sewer drainage cover by City of Philadelphia agencies and state authorities.
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PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference has been scheduled in the case of a local man who initiated legal action against the City of Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (DOT), after he was allegedly injured when the bus he was riding fell into a construction hole.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has denied a motion for summary judgment in the case of an injured Philly Pretzel Factory store manager, who claims the retailer did not remedy defective conditions on its Gilbertsville store premises.
Case of man who claimed Medicine Shoppe pharmacy disclosed his HIV-positive status sent to Perry County court
PHILADELPHIA – The case filed by an anonymous plaintiff against Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and its owners and operators, for allegedly disclosing his confidential HIV-positive status to both his family and members of the public has been transferred to a Perry County court.
Pittsburgh attorney busy filing ADA lawsuits amid contentious split from Carlson Lynch; A possibly stolen spreadsheet is disputed
PITTSBURGH – Even while facing a lawsuit filed by his former employer, former Carlson Lynch partner Benjamin Sweet has engaged in a flurry of activity as of late, filing 21 lawsuits in various federal courts nationwide in May 2019 alone.
PHILADELPHIA – The defendants in an action where the estate of a deceased train line switchman alleges the railroad companies he worked for violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA) by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances, have filed to dismiss it for improper venue.
PHILADELPHIA – Arbitration proceedings have been scheduled for a case brought against the City of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its Department of Transportation, by a motorist who claims to have been injured when her car fell into a sinkhole in Philadelphia.
AUSTIN, Texas – New records show that the American Law Institute has hired lobby assistance to oppose legislation filed by Texas lawmakers to discourage the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance from being relied upon by courts.
PHILADELPHIA – Another lawsuit from an out-of-state plaintiff joins others in targeting Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana medication for Type 2 diabetes, alleging the company failed to warn him that the drug put him at increased risk for the gangrene he sustained from taking it.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman says a Harrisburg-based grocer, and a local charter school and cleaning service agency were responsible for injuries she suffered when a metal bar fell and landed on her head, while the grocer claims her injuries are barred by a number of affirmative defenses.
PHILADELPHIA – Per a recent order from a Philadelphia judge, a Jenkintown-based nonprofit organization must comply with discovery requests or face sanctions in the form of preclusion of testimony and evidence at trial.
Defense seeks sanctions against woman who filed lawsuit after drunk fan fell on top of her at Eagles game
PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for one of the defendants in a civil lawsuit from a fan alleging to have been severely injured at one of their games in 2016 when an intoxicated fellow fan passed out and fell on top of her, claims that the fan isn’t cooperating with discovery requests and should be sanctioned.
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man who worked on a Billy Joel concert no longer wishes to sue the Piano Man, though claims he was injured by scaffolding remain pending against other defendants.
PHILADELPHIA – In opposing a lawsuit from the parents of a student at its Wharton School of Business who committed suicide three years ago, the University of Pennsylvania said the death was due to causes outside of its control.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a man who claims a pair of Philadelphia police officers battered him after having a conflict with a gas station cashier over possession of a pack of cigarettes he purchased has been settled.
Secrecy surrounds letter that sparked Pa. Supreme Court's re-examination of medical malpractice venue rules
PHILADELPHIA – A renewed debate over the rules governing venue for medical malpractice litigation statewide was sparked over a letter written to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania late last year, asking the body to re-examine the issue. It’s a letter the public may never see.
PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia Gas Works is seeking immunity from liability in a lawsuit filed by Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) employees against it, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation the City of Philadelphia, Exelon Corporation and PECO Energy company, for injuries they allegedly sustained in a gas leak explosion in 2016.
PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak trackman claims the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by failing to provide safe equipment with which to perform his duties, and he claims he’s suffered permanent knee damage as a result.
PHILADELPHIA – A prominent Risperdal case where the issue of punitive damages applicability reached the state Superior Court has been resolved through a settlement in Philadelphia, according to mutual confirmation from plaintiff counsel and the drug’s manufacturer.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a parent suing her child’s school for damages after he allegedly fell from a classroom’s indoor tunnel has been settled before proceeding to trial.