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Remediation firm alleges customer owes it more than $20K for services rendered to repair fire damage

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 1:15pm

PHILADELPHIA – A emergency remediation and repair firm believes one of its customers owes it more than $20,000 for services rendered this past spring, in response to fire damage-related loss which occurred at the defendant’s property.

Best Buy door knocked me to the ground, woman claims in lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 1:00pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claiming to have been seriously injured in the entryway of a Philadelphia Best Buy store nearly two years ago, has initiated legal action against the electronics retail giant.

Lawsuit: Soup from Longhorn had foreign object that caused illness

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who alleges the potato soup he ordered at Longhorn Steakhouse made him seriously ill has filed suit against the popular restaurant chain for negligence.

Lackawanna County firefighters pursue hearing loss claims against siren manufacturer

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 12:16pm

SCRANTON – Seventy retired and active firefighters from the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Dunmore fire departments believe their truck sirens are the direct cause for their allegedly suffering permanent hearing damage in the course of their work.

Esurance policyholder claims company did not cover her property for water damage

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:45am

PHILADELPHIA – An Esurance policyholder alleges the company did not follow through on providing the financial benefits of the policy, when the plaintiff suffered severe, water-related damages to her property.

Man claims he was backed up on by recycling truck while riding his motorcycle

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:30am

PHILADELPHIA – A motorcyclist has sued the driver of a recycling truck and his employers for negligence, after the driver reportedly backed up at an intersection and trapped the plaintiff and his motorcycle under that recycling truck.

Customer alleges she was struck by flatbed while shopping at Philly grocery store

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 19, 2017, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claims she was injured while shopping at a Philadelphia grocery store, having allegedly been hit with a flatbed stocked with store items by one of the store’s employees.

Philly plaintiff alleges Glen Mills contractor did not complete property improvements

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:19am

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County-based contracting firm and its owner have been accused of not completing property rehabilitation work they had been hired to perform by a Philadelphia plaintiff in July of last year.

Veterinary clinic's ex-housekeeper alleges medical leave led to her wrongful termination

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:17am

PHILADELPHIA – A housekeeper twice-employed by a local vet clinic believes she was illegally and wrongfully terminated, and is seeking damages from the clinic and its owner to redress these alleged infractions.

Former Amtrak electrician says company at fault for career-ending hand injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:12am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak electrician has alleged the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing a safe workplace, and causing an electricity accident that left him with severe, career-ending injuries to his right hand.

California financial services company claims it's owed $7K on mortgage-defaulted Philadelphia property

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 18, 2017, 9:11am

PHILADELPHIA – A California financial firm has begun legal action to recover more than $7,000 it says is due from the defaulted mortgage of a property in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Third Circuit: Lawsuit blaming Disney World for copperhead bite shouldn't be heard in Pennsylvania

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA – For jurisdictional reasons, a federal appeals court recently denied the appeal of a Holland Township couple who filed a negligence lawsuit against Walt Disney, for one of the plaintiffs being bitten and injured by a snake during a visit to the Walt Disney World resort in Florida.

Former railroad conductor and brakeman alleges his kidney cancer was caused by toxic substance exposure

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA – A former train conductor and brakeman of 36 years claims a trio of rail companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by neglecting to provide him a safe workplace, and allegedly causing him to contract kidney cancer through exposure to toxic substances.

Bensalem train passenger says Amtrak and SEPTA's negligence led to her being injured by falling debris

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 15, 2017, 8:29am

PHILADELPHIA – A train passenger allegedly injured by falling power lines and debris in a January 2016 accident in Bensalem has initiated legal action against the national and regional transportation agencies she believes are responsible for those injuries.

Chevrolet Colorado contained water leaks and mold-damaged components, according to suit

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:34pm

PHILADELPHIA – General Motors and a Georgia transport company have been sued on behalf of a litigant who believes the vehicle she was sold contained a number of water leaks and components which were subsequently damaged by mold.

Lawsuit states water infiltration issues at South Philly property were fault of general contractor

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:33pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia couple have filed litigation against a Broomall contractor who they believe sold them a property rife with structural error and material issues, which later led to water infiltration at their residence.

Local nursing home says it was never paid $21K for defendant's elder care costs

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:33pm

PHILADELPHIA – A local elder care facility believes a lawsuit’s defendant, one of its former residents, and his legal representatives have foregone compensating it for the costs of the care he received at the facility during a near six-week stay last year.

Plaintiff bought Ford Escape that had defective engine, lawsuit states

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 14, 2017, 1:32pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff has sued Ford Motor Company for violating federal and state laws in allegedly selling her a defective vehicle which had engine problems disabling it from proper use.

Pharma firm's former treasury director denies embezzlement charges, files counterclaims

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 13, 2017, 12:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – A pharmaceutical firm’s former treasury director has categorically denied claims she embezzled corporate funds to her E*Trade account, and filed counterclaims of breach of contract and conversion versus her former employer.

French litigant says she became ill after eating moldy English Muffins sold by Philly grocery store

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 13, 2017, 12:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – A French plaintiff has launched a lawsuit against a Philadelphia grocery chain and a Baltimore bakery for a number of commercial violations, centered on a box of moldy English Muffins which she says made her ill.