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Wrongful death settlement with Lancaster County elder care facility worth six figures

LANCASTER – According to Lancaster County court records, the estate administrators of a deceased Pennsylvania man have reached a six-figure settlement with the elder care facility they allege was negligent in causing his broken neck and subsequent death.

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Parents of fatal accident victim charge Department of Transportation negligently designed intersection

LANCASTER – A Lancaster County couple believe the death of their adult son three years ago as a result of a motor vehicle accident and subsequent medical complications was the fault of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

York couple file suit after husband is struck by Penn Waste truck; Company says he walked in front of truck

LANCASTER – A York Township man and his wife have filed a lawsuit in the Court of Common Pleas Lancaster County against Penn Waste Inc. and Daniel Blair, alleging negligence.

Parents of girl killed in tree accident file wrongful death suit against Pa. campsite and owners

LANCASTER – The parents of a young girl killed by a fallen oak tree at a Kirkwood campground this past April have consequently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the campground and its owners.

Man's lawsuit says he fell down hill at golf course during wedding

LANCASTER – A man injured by a saturated patch of grass at an area country club is suing for damages related to the shoulder he alleges he suffered as a result.

Settlement proposed in Bayada Home Health Care case filed by parents alleging battery of child

LANCASTER – A settlement has been proposed in the case of a nurse who allegedly struck a care-dependent child in her care.

CGA Law Firm, accused of malpractice, says bank knew loan was a bad deal all along

LANCASTER – A York law firm is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit by a bank that accused it of legal malpractice after the default of a $7 million loan.

ManorCare Lancaster claims former resident's negligence lawsuit falls short

LANCASTER – HCR ManorCare and several of its affiliates that were responsible for the operation and care of patients at ManorCare Health Services – Lancaster have responded to a lawsuit alleging the facility was not adequately staffed.

Meadia Golf Club blames cart accident on driver who filed lawsuit

LANCASTER – The docket in a lawsuit over an accident in a golf cart shows no activity in the past year after Meadia Heights Golf Club blamed the golfer who sued it for the wreck.

HCR ManorCare seeks arbitration of Lancaster Co. lawsuit over fall

LANCASTER – Nursing home chain HCR ManorCare is arguing that a lawsuit filed against it by a former resident of its Lancaster location should be sent to arbitration.

Lancaster Online wants defamation suit brought by former Manheim school board president dismissed

LANCASTER – LNP Media Group has filed objections in a lawsuit brought by former Manheim Township School Board President William Murry, who claims the Lancaster County news outlet defamed him and attempted to ruin his reputation.

We Buy Houses Lancaster alleges man did not provide enough facts in slip-and-fall claim

LANCASTER – If its objection is not sustained, We Buy Houses Lancaster LLC could face negligence and liability claims related to an alleged slip-and-fall accident at the company’s 136 E. Walnut St. property, according to a complaint filed July 6 in the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County.

Insurer pays $40K for dog bite claim

LANCASTER – A child who suffered facial injuries after being bitten by a dog has been issued a settlement of nearly $40,000.

Lancaster Co. day care settling child's broken arm claim for $10K; Origin of injury unclear

LANCASTER – The Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas court has approved a motion to settle in a matter involving a minor and a Denver child care facility he attended as an infant.

Birdsboro plaintiff says bar patrons and bouncers violently assaulted him

LANCASTER – A Birdsboro man alleges a local establishment and three of its patrons are liable for negligence, assault and battery, after he was jumped by said patrons there nearly two years ago.

Foxhound breeders fight over ownership; One side claims dogs were neglected

LANCASTER – Andrews Bridge Foxhounds Inc. is now involved in a legal battle with former shareholders of the company regarding the allegedly unlawful removal of some of the dogs from one kennel to another, and who owns the dogs.

Family allegedly attacked by pit bull in Lancaster want 'key evidence' preserved

LANCASTER – A family who claims to have been attacked by a pit bull terrier in Lancaster last summer are seeking injunctive relief from a judge in their lawsuit against the dog’s owner.

Lancaster EMT says employer terminated him for critical social media posts

LANCASTER – A former Lancaster EMT believes his employment was wrongfully terminated due to his personal and private social media posts, which critiqued the policies of his then-employer.

Religious retreat faces premises liability lawsuit from man allegedly injured on its grounds

LANCASTER – A Latrobe couple have filed legal action against a religious retreat camp, with the husband-plaintiff claiming an accident resulting from an allegedly unsafe walkway resulted in his being seriously injured.