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Woman sues businesses after falling into a hole at Lawrence Park Shopping Center

Kacie Whaley Oct. 13, 2017, 8:40am

MEDIA – A Newton Square woman has sued a group of businesses after allegedly sustaining severe injuries after falling into a hole.

Penn State fought slip-and-fall lawsuit, saying only one-quarter inch of snow was on walkway

Elizabeth Alt Sep. 14, 2017, 12:11pm

MEDIA – After college student Brittany Gray sued Penn State University over allegations she slipped on ice at its Brandywine Campus, she received an arbitration ruling of less than she originally was seeking.

Aronimink Golf Club loses lawsuit against DuPont over damage to trees

Dee Thompson Sep. 6, 2017, 10:24am

PHILADELPHIA – A venerable Newtown Square golf club that sued DuPont claiming damage to its trees has had its claim dismissed.

Parents of boy who ran onto train tracks and was struck settle lawsuit against CSX for $250K

Carrie Salls Sep. 6, 2017, 10:05am

MEDIA – The Delaware County Court of Common Pleas earlier this year signed off on a $250,000 settlement regarding a then-11-year-old boy who was hit by a train in Darby on his way to school even though the crossing gates were down and its lights were flashing.

Lawsuit labels using bathroom at McDonald's as 'inhuman suffering'

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 29, 2017, 1:00pm

MEDIA – A company supplying water for Darby Borough believes a court should sanction a landlord whose service was turned off, the same landlord who is also seeking damages for having to use the bathroom at a nearby McDonald’s restaurant.

Tenant: Ceiling fell on me, left me with post-traumatic headaches

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2017, 11:30am

MEDIA – A plaintiff is suing the management and operation companies of his apartment complex for serious injuries he allegedly sustained when his ceiling supposedly collapsed in on him.

Negligence of inspection and maintenance at Chester property caused woman's injuries, suit says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2017, 11:28am

MEDIA – A woman has initiated legal action in the wake of an injurious fall she sustained at a residence in Chester, one maintained by a fellow local resident and the community’s government.

Haverford Township and School District neglected dangerous parking lot, injured plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 24, 2017, 1:35pm

MEDIA – Drexel Hill-based plaintiffs allege a high school parking lot fall which occurred last January is the result of the subject township and school district neglecting their responsibilities to maintain that area.

Plaintiff sues YMCA for injuries in using fitness center weight machine

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 24, 2017, 1:34pm

MEDIA – A man who says he suffered a number of serious leg injuries from an unsecured weight machine at a local YMCA, has filed legal action to recover damages against the fitness center.

Homeowners association and property management group in legal conflict over financial agreement

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 23, 2017, 9:25am

MEDIA – A local homeowners association believes its former management company did not live up to a monetary agreement both parties agreed to be bound by, and seeks to obtain a number of related financial records through the lawsuit it has filed.

Denial of long-term disability benefits leads former employee to sue insurance provider Hartford Life

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 23, 2017, 9:23am

MEDIA – A former administrative assistant with Exelon Corporation is pursuing legal action against her insurance provider for denying her payments of long-term disability benefits.

Yeadon nursing home says wrongful death lawsuit belongs in arbitration

Carrie Salls Aug. 22, 2017, 2:35pm

MEDIA – The Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County will have to decide if the estate of a woman's lawsuit against a care facility is to proceed to arbitration.

Mechanical contractor says it's owed money for work on constructing new police station

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:37pm

MEDIA – A mechanical contractor is suing a local municipality for allegedly unpaid costs, relating to construction work performed for the municipality’s new police station.

PECO disabling natural gas service led to breach of policy agreement, property owner says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:36pm

MEDIA – A Broomall property owner says its insurance company breached its policy agreement, as a result of PECO turning off its natural gas service without any advance notice.

Vet hospital and property owner are required to pay New Jersey construction company $134K, suit claims

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:33pm

MEDIA – According to a New Jersey construction firm, a property owner and veterinary hospital owe it more than $134,000.00, due to those entities breaching its contract and being liable for a mechanic’s lien, related to construction projects in Newtown Square.

BB&T Bank alleges graphic design and printing company has nearly $20K in outstanding lease payments due

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:30pm

MEDIA – A major banking chain is pursuing outstanding lease payments from a local graphic design and printing company, which were intended to be made in exchange for the use of professional equipment.

Insurance company claims policyholder lied about residential address and committed fraud

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:20pm

MEDIA – A Pennsylvania insurance company has filed legal action alleging one of its policyholders committed insurance fraud, in the wake of a motor vehicle accident in New York City about a year and a half ago.

Borough of Media facing lawsuit after alleged trip over bricks at Plum Street Mall

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:19pm

MEDIA – A couple is suing the Borough of Media for damages after an alleged accident involving one of the plaintiffs allegedly being seriously injured at the Plum Street Mall.

Plaintiff sues Porsche for strict liability and negligence after his luxury car catches fire

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:18pm

MEDIA – A man whose Porsche automobile burst into flames just more than a year after he purchased it has sued the vehicle’s manufacturer and dealers for resultant damages.

Woman allegedly shot in stomach during firearms safety class

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 15, 2017, 3:56pm

MEDIA – A Delaware couple are suing for compensatory and punitive damages after an alleged accident involving one of the plaintiffs being shot in the stomach at a firearms instruction range.