SCRANTON – An asbestos-related mesothelioma case litigated in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, which sought more than $2 million in damages from a number of manufacturers, ended with a unanimous verdict in favor of the defense on Wednesday.
SCRANTON – A plaintiff whose daughter passed away while residing at a sober living facility has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against that facility, believing negligent failures in its standards of care were the cause of the decedent’s death.
SCRANTON – A prominent Pennsylvania businessman has sued his former wife for defamation of character in state court, claiming she falsely accused him of illegal drug use, drug addiction and sex addiction, harming his personal and professional reputation in the process.
SCRANTON – Seventy retired and active firefighters from the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Dunmore fire departments believe their truck sirens are the direct cause for their allegedly suffering permanent hearing damage in the course of their work.
SCRANTON – The Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County entered a summary judgment on March 24, ruling that Norfolk Southern Railway Co. cannot be subject to liability as a successor in interest to another company in an asbestos lawsuit.
SCRANTON – A plaintiff claiming to have sustained serious knee injuries in the parking lot of a Dickson City Wal-Mart store, has initiated legal action against the retail giant for damages related to that accident.
SCRANTON – Dunmore plaintiffs have initiated legal action against the proprietors and operators of a car wash and oil change center at which one of the litigants allegedly suffered severe back and leg injuries in accident nearly two years ago.
SCRANTON – CEC Entertainment, owner of family entertainment chain Chuck E. Cheese, is being sued after a patron claimed to have suffered an injury at one of its locations in Dickson City and has filed its objections.
SCRANTON – A local woman who attended a performance of “Jersey Boys” says the showing’s venue failed to ensure the safety of its patrons in their parking lot, which led her to be seriously injured after a fall on ice and snow.
SCRANTON – A sewage plant chief who needed spinal fusion surgery after allegedly being injured in a workplace accident says a private contractor and two of its employees were grossly negligent in causing the circumstances that led to that accident.
SCRANTON – A woman allegedly injured in a St. Patrick’s Day parade melee inside Kildare’s Scranton last year has initiated legal action against the establishment, claiming it did not have proper security in place and overserved intoxicated patrons.
SCRANTON – A resident of Old Forge Manor Personal Care Center has filed a lawsuit in Lackawanna County Common Pleas Court claiming that she injured when she was cut on the rail of a bed, and the defendant recently filed its objections.
SCRANTON – A rehabilitation center patient claims the center was negligent when it installed “skid plates” to the bottom of his walker, which he says caused him to fall in his room and be seriously injured.
SCRANTON – A Scranton family is asking for judicial approval of a settlement with Target, based on one of its store pharmacies allegedly dispensing more of its plaintiff daughter’s anti-anxiety medication than was necessary.
SCRANTON – A local credit union believes its attorney and his firm failed to advise it of an arrangement which could have prevented it from losing over $139,000.00, in connection with a mortgage agreement which it says went into default.