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Lawsuit claims landscaping company accepted $20K and did not complete contracted work

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:56am

PHILADELPHIA – The owners of a local townhome community believe a Philadelphia landscaping company they contracted with to complete various tasks at their property did not complete the work, in spite of accepting over $20,000 related to the jobs in question.

Tastykake machinist files claims over machine that allegedly took two of her fingers

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 23, 2017, 11:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who lost two fingers of her left hand allegedly in an injection molding machine at a Tastykake factory has sued the entities she believes are responsible for her severe amputation injuries.

Building products company says it's paid out millions in damages due to chemical supplier's faulty compound

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 9:29am

PHILADELPHIA – A local building products manufacturer is seeking to recoup multimillion-dollar damages from a polymer-producing company which allegedly provided it with a faulty compound and therefore, made the plaintiff’s siding inadequate.

Birdsboro property owner says tenants negligently caused fire and insurance provider didn't cover damages

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 20, 2017, 9:27am

PHILADELPHIA – The owner of a commercial property in Birdsboro claims a counseling firm negligently allowed a destructive fire to occur on the premises, and its insurance company failed to cover the resulting damages and costs.

Housing development says contractors breached agreement for stormwater system work and other repairs

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

PHILADELPHIA – A residential housing development association has accused two Philadelphia contractors of contractually agreeing to perform a number of improvements at the plaintiff’s property and not following through on doing so.

Lawsuit: Dodge Ram truck sold with issues unable to be repaired

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:16pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of commerce regulations when it sold him a new Dodge Ram truck with mechanical issues not able to be remedied after two repair attempts on the dealer’s part.

Amtrak bridge and building repairman says his shoulder injuries are result of FELA violations

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

PHILADELPHIA – A bridge, building and station mechanic for Amtrak has alleged the train transportation company of violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing a safe workplace, which he believes caused his serious shoulder injuries.

Attorney General will continue to pursue criminal charges against engineer of Philly's 2015 Amtrak derailment

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 18, 2017, 9:53am

HARRISBURG – The Attorney General’s Office has announced it plans to appeal a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge’s recent decision to dismiss criminal charges against the engineer of an Amtrak train which derailed in that city in 2015.

Philly law firm says former associate breached terms of employment separation agreement

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A local law firm is charging one of its former associates with failing to pay it referral fees connected to cases the defendant settled or otherwise successfully litigated.

Lawsuit: Scars, physical and mental, created when young girl was hit by golf cart at Abington Club

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a young girl from Montgomery County who suffered leg injuries after allegedly being run over by a golf cart have filed legal action against the athletic club they feel is responsible for the accident.

Jilted investor in palm oil seeks to recoup $20K; Allegedly was told voodoo problem prevented payment

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:20am

PHILADELPHIA – An investor in a local palm oil sales business believes he was instead sold a bill of non-delivered goods, and has filed legal action to recover the sum of his initial investment, $20,000.

California financial firm did not pursue debt properly, plaintiff alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:04am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man believes a California financial firm improperly pursued an alleged debt against him and violated federal and state laws in the process of doing so.

Chicago litigants owe Pa. equipment leasing firm more than $19K, lawsuit says

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 11, 2017, 10:02am

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania-based equipment leasing company believes a pair of defendants from Chicago are indebted to it for more than $19,000, after their alleged default on a lease agreement entered into last year.

Plaintiffs allege transmission difficulties in GM vehicle are in violation of federal and state laws

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:39am

PHILADELPHIA – General Motors has been by plaintiffs who believe the vehicle they were sold was saddled with a number of mechanical defects to its transmission.

Policyholder says Travelers Companies insurance did not pay benefits, in spite of suffering storm and smoke damage

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:35am

PHILADELPHIA – A Travelers Companies policyholder alleges the company did not provide coverage benefits according to the terms of the policy when the plaintiffs suffered storm, windstorm and smoke-related damages to their property.

Indiana, Pennsylvania defendants face civil charges in defective RV lawsuit

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

PHILADELPHIA – An Indiana-based recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturer and a Hatfield-based RV dealer face charges of violating state and federal commercial sale laws, from a plaintiff who believes the vehicle he was sold contained several mechanical non-conformities.

Electric company claims debtors trying to escape $283K services bill

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:24am

PHILADELPHIA – An electrical company is seeking the enforcement of a default judgment against a group of its debtors that it claims redirected funds for the express purpose of escaping the judgment in excess of $283,000.

Signalman's fatal colon cancer due to employers exposing him to toxic substances, suit alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:23am

PHILADELPHIA – The estate of a former signalman for both Conrail and Amtrak says those companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing him to toxic substances and causing him to contract a fatal case of colon cancer.

Parents of boy allegedly injured on inflatable water slide file lawsuit against entertainment company

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:17am

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a young boy allegedly injured on an inflatable water slide while attending a birthday party have initiated legal action against the company responsible for the slide’s operation and maintenance.

Wiz Khalifa sued by 16 plaintiffs who allegedly fell at N.J. concert

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 29, 2017, 10:05am

PHILADELPHIA – Sixteen plaintiffs allegedly injured in the collapse of a railing at a concert featuring rap music stars Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg in nearby Camden, N.J. in August 2016 are pursuing damages against concert promoter Live Nation National Event Service and Khalifa himself.