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Customer alleges dispute over balance on Home Depot credit card

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A retired Philadelphia woman alleges Home Depot has failed to credit her account, in what a recently-filed lawsuit claims has been a long-standing financial dispute over the balance on her Home Depot credit card.

Chrysler 300 had defective transmission, new lawsuit alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff couple alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated federal and state commerce laws when it sold them a new Chrysler vehicle which was saddled with a defective transmission.

Pedestrian allegedly injured by fallen electrical wires initiates legal action

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A woman allegedly seriously injured by falling electrical wires subsequent to a nearby motor vehicle accident, has initiated litigation against the driver and business she claims are responsible for her injuries.

Condominium management seeking to recover in excess of $20K from residents

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia-based condominium complex is seeking unpaid damages well in excess of $20,000 from two of its residents related to assessments and other charges, through recently-filed legal action.

Lawsuit: Fish oil companies embroiled in $71K contract dispute matter

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey-based provider of premium fish oils, vegetable oils and other products initiated legal action against an Omega-3 fish oil manufacturer, for an unpaid sum connected to goods it says it supplied the latter business.

Woman sues Kohl's, alleges she was violently knocked down by cart

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:16pm

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who says she suffered permanent and lasting injuries when she was knocked over by a restocking cart in a Kohl’s department store, has initiated legal action against the retail entity for compensatory and punitive damages.

Plaintiff: Philly transport company lost cargo load and didn't offer compensation in return

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:14pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Florida transport company alleges a Philadelphia freight firm lost one of its cargo loads in transit and refused to pay the damages, interest and penalties associated with this same loss.

Sub-contract agreement at center of litigation between Philadelphia construction companies

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:12pm

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit between Philadelphia construction companies has reached state court over one of the businesses allegedly defaulting on a sub-contract agreement for work on a major apartment complex in Center City, Philadelphia.

Ford Escape SUV had problems with sync screen and clunking noises when turning, lawsuit says

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 14, 2017, 10:11am

PHILADELPHIA – Two Pennsylvanians claim the Ford Motor Company Escape compact sport utility vehicle they purchased contained a number of mechanical defects in a newly-filed lawsuit.

Philly electrician says he's owed more than $23K for work on two construction jobs

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 14, 2017, 10:10am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia-based electrician is pursuing legal action against a construction firm he claims has failed to pay him for more than $23,000 of electrical contracting work he provided them on two separate projects.

Delaware County litigants want to recoup more than $367K in loan funds

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 13, 2017, 12:10pm

PHILADELPHIA – Delaware County-based plaintiffs are seeking well over $300,000 in principal and interest payments subsequent to a mortgage not being executed or recorded for one of the properties it issued a loan to the defendants for.

Carpenter argues his work site injuries were result of OSHA and regulatory violations

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 13, 2017, 12:08pm

PHILADELPHIA – A carpenter allegedly hurt on a Philadelphia school construction site is charging the companies working on site with him as being responsible for the injuries he suffered, subsequent to his falling into an uncovered space when descending from a ladder.

Lawsuit: Jeep Compass had leaking fluid and transmission issues

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 10, 2017, 8:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia couple allege Fiat Chrysler Automobiles did not abide by federal and state laws when it sold them a new Jeep vehicle with several mechanical defects.

N.J. plaintiffs sue Verizon, City of Philadelphia and Pa. govt. for injuries sustained on Philly street

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 10, 2017, 8:42am

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey couple have filed legal action against a number of corporate and political defendants for their alleged negligence in not preventing the creation of roadway conditions, which they say led to an accident suffered by the husband-plaintiff.

Dodge Dart Aero vehicle exhibited numerous defects, according to plaintiff's lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 9, 2017, 9:58am

PHILADELPHIA – One plaintiff claims in a recently-filed lawsuit that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of commerce regulations when it sold her a new Dodge vehicle with mechanical faults in operation.

Engineer claims his back, leg injuries were result of SEPTA violating federal laws

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 9, 2017, 9:34am

PHILADELPHIA – An engineer for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has alleged the entity of violating federal laws by negligently failing to maintain and repair a train’s coupler head, which he says led to him suffering severe lower back and leg injuries.

Man sues Progressive Insurance for $30,000 in benefit proceeds after accident

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 8, 2017, 8:46am

PHILADELPHIA – A man who suffered spinal injuries in an accident in New Jersey believes his insurance provider has failed to provide him with $30,000 of necessary benefits to which he is entitled.

Conflict over encounter between plaintiff's doctor and pharma rep opens first Xarelto state court bellwether trial

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 8, 2017, 8:44am

PHILADELPHIA – The first Pennsylvania state bellwether trial connected to blood thinner drug Xarelto, which was set to begin Monday in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, was delayed due to a motion alleging an improper meeting between a plaintiff's doctor and a sales representative of the defense.

Philly law firm trying to recover legal fees from longtime clients, according to complaint

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 6, 2017, 9:40am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia law firm is pursuing recovery of costs and legal fees well in excess of $30,000 each from two of its clients, which it says it represented in a number of prior legal matters.

Villanova student says food poisoning from either Chipotle or school ruined freshman year

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 6, 2017, 9:38am

PHILADELPHIA – A Villanova University student allegedly forced into hiatus from his education due to illness resulting from consuming contaminated food has filed suit against both the school and Chipotle Mexican Grill for his debilitating injuries.