PHILADELPHIA — Three West Chester residents filed a class-action lawsuit against Sunoco Pipeline LP and Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, alleging negligence and creating a public nuisance.
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PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Scranton School District, citing alleged negligence in connection with a slip-and-fall accident on school property.
HARRISBURG – The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided Thursday it would hear an appeal on the statute of limitations connected to two lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal, a move that could have lasting ramifications for more than 6,000 fellow cases currently pending in Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA — A guest is suing Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group LLC, doing business as Kimpton Hotel Monaco Alexandria, citing alleged negligence.
Philadelphia federal court now hearing case of Va. airplane crash that claimed life of student pilot
PHILADELPHIA – A strict liability lawsuit connected to a fatal airplane crash which claimed the life a student pilot in Virginia will now be heard in a Pennsylvania federal court, per a recent removal.
PHILADELPHIA — A daughter and estate executrix is suing Dr. Kristina Burns and numerous other medical care providers, including Han Trauma Center and Crozer Chester Medical Center, citing alleged professional liability.
Insurer asked to provide defense in lawsuit from worker who fell 40 feet onto beam during construction
PHILADELPHIA – An underlying personal injury action has a construction company seeking indemnification and defense from the Penn National and Travelers insurance companies in a separate, federal court lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA — A Clinton Heights couple is suing Creative Hairdressers Inc., which does business as Hair Cuttery, claiming that the defendant did not take sufficient measures to prevent injuries at its salon.
HARRISBURG - An estate executor failed to prove that General Electric and CBS Corp. were liable for a former employee’s death after being exposed to asbestos, as the Superior Court of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a June 12 opinion.
PHILADELPHIA — A commuter is suing The National Railroad Passenger Corp., which does business as Amtrak, The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the City of Chester, citing alleged negligence.
$160 million settlement secured in food truck explosion case, said to be largest in Pa. state court history
PHILADELPHIA – Four victims of a fatal food truck explosion in Philadelphia’s Feltonville neighborhood in 2014 will receive a record-setting $160 million through pre-verdict settlements secured in Pennsylvania state court.
A man whose right hand was mutilated as a result of an allegedly-faulty log splitting machine has sued the manufacturer of the device, in addition to the property owners who provided him with the equipment when the accident occurred.
Firefighters owe $127K to siren companies they sued over hearing loss; For 20 years, they'd had their hearing screened
PHILADELPHIA – Due to a perceived pattern of improper investigation and dismissals, a federal appeals court has upheld the payment of more than $127,000 in legal fees from Washington, D.C., firefighters who claimed hearing loss from exposure to the sirens on their fire trucks, to the manufacturers of those same devices.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman alleges she slipped and fell outside a South Philadelphia McDonald’s and has now sued the fast food titan, saying she suffered injuries to her limbs, spine and post-traumatic stress disorder.
PHILADELPHIA – A new lawsuit in state court says a plaintiff is reeling psychologically after witnessing the “horror movie-like incident” of his dog allegedly being attacked by two out-of-control pit bulls.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia food services company says it has been left feeling burned by a barbecue restaurant which formerly operated in Honey Brook, charging it with breach of contract.
PHILADELPHIA – A Bellefonte man alleges in a civil lawsuit that manufacturing defects in a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro automobile he rented from Hertz led to a tragic accident which claimed the lives of two motorists in April 2012, and further led him to receive an erroneous 20-year criminal conviction for vehicular homicide.
PHILADELPHIA – An elderly Philadelphia woman claiming to have been savagely attacked by a neighbor’s German Shepherd dog has sued the dog’s owners, alleging their negligence directly led to the mauling.
PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) carpenter has initiated litigation against the entity for violation of the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), claiming a machine it gave him to operate caused him to suffer an inguinal hernia last year.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who suffered severe electric shock from operating a Toastmaster coffee pot is suing the manufacturers of the appliance and the store from where he purchased it, among other defendants.