PHILADELPHIA – After a trial lasting five weeks, a Philadelphia jury awarded a $41 million verdict to a Lancaster woman today who says she suffered permanent, scarring injuries to her genitalia after the installation of a pelvic mesh implant manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc.
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PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a Philadelphia pedestrian struck by a passing car while walking in a crosswalk near Washington Square has been slated for a settlement conference next summer.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia physician has denied negligence-related charges from a patient who alleged he was left uninformed of a positive Hepatitis C diagnosis for seven years, which the plaintiff said later caused him permanent damage to his liver and kidneys.
Promotions company wins $12K+ judgment against Philly pub it says failed to pay UFC event broadcast fees
PHILADELPHIA – A judgment in excess of $12,000 was found in favor of a promotional company who filed a lawsuit against a Philadelphia pub, for allegedly defaulting on paying the costs associated with exhibiting an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pay-per-view broadcast.
Lawsuit: Canonsburg priest named in grand jury report molested plaintiff during 1982 Pre-Cana counseling
PITTSBURGH – Rev. Paul E. Pindel, a former priest of 40 years whose name appeared in a grand jury report that alleged decades of protection for pedophiles working for the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, has been posthumously accused of committing child sexual abuse during Pre-Cana counseling in 1982.
Former Marine says he was evicted from his apartment for having service dog to deal with PTSD symptoms
PITTSBURGH – A former United States Marine claims his landlords violated the Fair Housing Act by evicting him for keeping a service dog in his apartment, intended to assist him with symptoms from his traumatic brain injury.
Dismissal reached in case of plaintiff who claims he was wrongfully detained and arrested at Pep Boys
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia man who alleged he was wrongfully accused of retail theft, unlawfully detained and was the victim of excessive police force at a Pep Boys store in the Port Richmond neighborhood has been dismissed.
PITTSBURGH – Two supposed predator priests whose names were listed in a grand jury report that alleges decades of protection for pedophiles working for the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, in addition to ranking diocese officials, are mentioned in new litigation filed in Pittsburgh.
PHILADELPHIA – Per an order from a state court judge, more detailed discovery information will soon be due in the case of a Philadelphia couple whose son was allegedly injured on playground equipment at the Philadelphia Zoo.
PHILADELPHIA – After nearly five months of litigation and discovery disputes, case involving a company seeking to protect medical records from disclosure to pre-complaint discovery from a local law firm was recently dismissed.
PHILADELPHIA – A Sierra Leone woman who claims a nurse working for her healthcare provider improperly disclosed her HIV-positive medical status, is now suing both the nurse and care provider for what she alleges was an illegal disclosure of privileged medical information.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of an injured Philly Pretzel Factory store manager who claims the retailer did not remedy defective conditions on its Gilbertsville store premises has been scheduled for a settlement conference this March.
First-grader suffers traumatic brain injury when run over by older girls at their track practice, lawsuit states
PHILADELPHIA – A first-grade student who was run over by girls twice her age participating in a track practice and who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the process has had a lawsuit brought in her name by her mother, who witnessed the incident.
PITTSBURGH – The mother of a young child allegedly killed as a result of being entangled in a mesh hammock is suing both its manufacturers and major retailer Wal-Mart for wrongful death-related damages.
PHILADELPHIA – A new lawsuit filed in state court alleges a Philadelphia man was electrocuted at Pennsylvania Hospital, when a pipe suddenly burst and water was caused to spill from the wall.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman who suffered a broken arm and shoulder at a high school in Northeast Philadelphia after attending a function for her daughter, a student there, has filed a negligence lawsuit against the school through the local archdiocese.
PHILADELPHIA – A man who visited a Philadelphia gentlemen’s club and claimed to have been assaulted, beaten and robbed while there has launched legal action against the club and its ownership and operating management companies.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia marble and tile distributor is seeking more than $190,000 it says a client owes them in invoiced costs for materials and installation related to a resort construction project in Myrtle Beach, S.C., whereas the defendants say the allegations are baseless.
PHILADELPHIA – A man once incarcerated in a Delaware County jail claims that he was assaulted and severely beaten by a former boxer-turned-corrections officer during his stay, and is suing the man and the organization operating the institution for damages.
PITTSBURGH – A health insurance provider is being charged with negligence and bad faith for allegedly denying payment for a claim in connection with emergency medical care administered to a Pennsylvania widow’s late spouse.