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Ex-rail maintenance worker says his permanent hip and back injuries were the fault of his employers

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A former maintenance worker with Norfolk Southern Railway and Conrail claims his severe hip and back injuries were the result of his former companies violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA).

General Foods sues lawyers, say they botched defense during eviction proceeding

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:41am

PHILADELPHIA – General Foods has sued a group of its former attorneys and their firms, claiming their failure to assert proper and relevant defenses led to the company being evicted from its leased premises, located in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

Lawsuit accuses Revolutions At Penn Treaty of not paying full construction costs balance

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 9:28am

PHILADELPHIA – A construction contractor believes a Philadelphia entertainment venue and bowling alley, along with its controlling entities, have not paid the full costs for work performed at that location.

Man says Philly bar's security guards broke his jaw when ejecting him from the premises

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A patron of a Northeast Philadelphia bar and restaurant says security guards ejected him from the premises and inflicted a variety of serious injuries in the process, including a broken jaw.

Plaintiffs: Philly Sheraton Hotel, employees liable for falling drywall which injured them

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:20pm

PHILADELPHIA – A couple injured by falling drywall and building material at a Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia a year and a half ago have initiated legal action against the hotel, its general manager and director of engineering.

Chambersburg man sues Ford Motor Company over Expedition vehicle rife with alleged defects

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Ford Expedition’s numerous alleged defects are the subject of a lawsuit filed by a Franklin County man against Ford Motor Company.

New Jersey plaintiff claims Comcast improperly credited late father's delinquent account to him

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

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man has filed suit against Comcast, alleging it is holding him responsible for an unpaid balance belonging to his late father’s customer account and not his.

Lawsuit: Ford Motor Company sold Focus vehicle with engine defects to plaintiffs

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

PHILADELPHIA – A Huntingdon Valley couple have initiated legal action against Ford Motor Company, believing an allegedly defective automobile they purchased is a cause of action for the violations of both federal and state laws.

Philly doctors, pharmacists and medical companies at center of alleged multimillion-dollar Workers Comp fraud

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 12:59pm

PHILADELPHIA – More than three dozen defendants, including local doctors, pharmacists and medical entities, are the targets of a recently-filed fraud lawsuit in Philadelphia alleging they prescribed $4.7 million worth of ineffective pain medication creams to injured workers.

Remediation company claims client accepted $2,400 in services without payment

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A nearby remediation firm has filed suit against one of its clients, claiming that very same client deprived it of payment in excess of $2,000 for services it provided to repair her property.

Water damage at Bristol commercial property the subject of dispute with insurer

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:49am

PHILADELPHIA – Property owners who were not reimbursed for damage costs sustained in a rain storm have filed a lawsuit against their insurance provider, for breaching its contract with them and subsequently acting in bad faith.

Attorney pursuing action over insurance policy's healthy accommodation rider

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:35am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia attorney is pursuing action against a local insurance company which he believes denied him reimbursement for a policy accommodation encouraging healthy lifestyles among its policyholders.

Train repairman's hip and spinal injuries the result of former employers violating FELA, he says

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:09am

PHILADELPHIA – A former locomotive repairman for a number of railway companies for more than 30 years claims his permanent injuries are the result of those same companies violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA).

Man's lawsuit says Wawa and property maintenance company responsible for his shoulder injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:05am

PHILADELPHIA – A Croydon man believes combined negligence on the part of Wawa and its on-premises maintenance company led to an accident which led to serious injuries to his right rotator cuff and shoulder.

Woman: Hair treatment caused chemical burns on head, face and neck

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 11, 2017, 10:03am

PHILADELPHIA – In a recently-filed lawsuit in state court, a woman claims she suffered serious injuries and severe chemical burns from a Philadelphia-based hair salon.

Lawsuit: Waste management company's negligence led to bulldozer causing explosion

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 11, 2017, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff allegedly injured by an explosion on the premises of a waste management company and his wife have filed a lawsuit against the company they feel are responsible for his injuries.

Consulting group seeks to recoup $241K from Mass. knee implant manufacturer

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:45am

PITTSBURGH – A consulting organization is seeking to regain more than $241,000 for services it says it provided to a Massachusetts knee implant manufacturer.

Lawsuit: Philly, N.Y. developer liable for plaintiff's negligence-related knee injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:38am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia tenant has alleged her back and knee injuries are the result of negligence on the part of a property owner with ties in both Philadelphia and New York City.

Former trackman, welder claims rail companies did not abide by FELA

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:34am

PHILADELPHIA – An Indiana plaintiff alleges Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) and CSX Transportation, Inc. have violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), by not providing him with a safe work environment over the course of a near 40-year career.

Allstate clients say company didn't provide coverage after property was damaged

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:33am

PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiffs who possessed an insurance policy from Allstate claim the company didn’t follow through on its coverage agreement after their property sustained an unspecified loss.