PHILADELPHIA – A motion for summary judgment has been granted for Sears Roebuck, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in a slip-and-fall negligence suit filed against the department store company.
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PHILADELPHIA – After having its motion to dismiss and compel arbitration against one of its cardholders initially denied, a renewed motion using additional discovery evidence proved successful for Credit One Financial.
U.S. District Court dismisses Philly convenience store's breach of contract claim against Utica Insurance
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia convenience store has had its breach of contract suit against a New York-based insurance provider dismissed by a federal judge.
PHILADELPHIA – A breach of contract suit between a Pennsylvania safety equipment distributor and a Michigan shoring products manufacturer is heading to federal court in Michigan.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a decision from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Friday, in a breach of contract case involving a manufacturing business and their former consultant.
HARRISBURG – Due to “lack of standing”, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has denied a petition from four female alumnae of Wilson College, who appealed a Pennsylvania Department of Education order allowing the school to become fully coeducational.
PHILADELPHIA – A prior-approved summary judgment motion in an excessive force action has been vacated by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – A rule hearing on a preliminary injunction has been continued until this Friday, in order to give a Philadelphia-area towing company and its owner time to secure new counsel.
PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiff counsel for a man injured in a SEPTA bus collision with another vehicle has exited the litigation, citing a breakdown in communication with his client.
PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for PECO Energy Company is seeking official permission and assistance from the City of Philadelphia to repossess its property from a pair of defendants.
PHILADELPHIA – A beer distribution business named in a slip-and-fall action is liable for nearly $23,000 in damages, according to an order from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.
PHILADELPHIA – A Connecticut automobile distribution business has initiated legal action this week against a Philadelphia-based towing company and its owner, leading to a rule hearing on a preliminary injunction last Friday.
PHILADELPHIA – Irreconcilable differences with his client have left a Philadelphia attorney no choice but to withdraw from a slip-and-fall litigation against the City of Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA – Attorneys for New Jersey Transit and one of its bus drivers believe a motor vehicle accident case should be heard in a New Jersey Superior Court, and not the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.
PHILADELPHIA – Biological parents of a minor child born with birth defects allegedly as a result of her mother’s use of an antidepressant drug who sued the drug’s manufacturers, have filed a motion to discontinue the litigation entirely.
ALLENTOWN – A federal judge has rejected the majority of claims made by a man who sued a trucking company for negligence and damages relating to a 2013 motor vehicle accident.
PHILADELPHIA – A New York man who sued his union for work-related injuries and subsequent retaliation and other claims has recently lost the majority of those claims in federal court.
PHILADELPHIA – Aetna Life Insurance Company recently won a motion for summary judgment in federal court, versus a Federal Express employee who filed suit to challenge the denial of his long-term total disability benefits.
PHILADELPHIA – A former Major League Baseball pitcher who sued his financial advisors for allegedly making fraudulent investments and lost motions on his case in federal court, has had those dismissals upheld.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has ruled a pair of former restaurant owners cannot be held liable for the illegal exhibition of a televised boxing match at their former establishment nearly four years ago.