PHILADELPHIA – The defendants in an action where the estate of a deceased train line switchman alleges the railroad companies he worked for violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA) by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances, have filed to dismiss it for improper venue.
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PHILADELPHIA – Law firm Blank Rome was awarded ore than $100,000 in allegedly unpaid legal fees from a Bryn Mawr coffee company, one that it says breached a settlement agreement and initially refused to reconcile it.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a widow of a locomotive repairman for Conrail and CSX Transportation who claims those companies did not abide by both the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA) by not protecting her deceased husband from harmful substances will see its chosen venue determined in May.
Football player, suing NCAA over his Lou Gehrig's disease, gets September trial date in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a former college football linebacker who launched legal action against the NCAA, charging the governing sports body’s alleged negligence in not informing him of the dangers of repeated head trauma led him to develop Lou Gehrig’s disease, is soon coming to a Philadelphia courtroom.
The Legal Intelligencer recently published a special supplement on "The Top Lateral Hires of 2018." The following Blank Rome lateral moves were featured.
Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Sophia Lee has been appointed Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, joining Christopher A. Lewis, Blank Rome’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer since May 2011, on advancing Blank Rome’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania man who claimed he was injured on a United Airlines flight from Philadelphia to Denver and sued the airline for breach of contract, breach of warranty and negligence has had the litigation dismissed for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
PHILADELPHIA — A female employee is suing Blank Rome LLP and Laurence Liss, law firm and CTO, citing alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
PHILADELPHIA – The estate of a deceased train line switchman for Penn Central, Conrail and CSX Transportation alleges those same companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA), by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances.
Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Linda Novosel has joined the Firm as its first Chief Innovation & Value Officer.
PHILADELPHIA – The surviving spouse of a locomotive repairman for Conrail and CSX Transportation claims those companies did not abide by both the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA), by not protecting her deceased husband from harmful substances.
Lawsuit: Man's exposure to dangerous substances when working for Conrail led to his death from lung cancer
PHILADELPHIA – The widow of an inspection and repair employee for Conrail alleges the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing her late husband to several toxic substances and causing him to develop fatal lung cancer, which took his life in just four months.
Third Circuit panel sends class action suit filed against home security company back to District Court
PHILADELPHIA – A class action lawsuit initiated against a Warrendale home security company and which invoked the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, has been remanded to its court of origin by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Philadelphia federal court now hearing case of Va. airplane crash that claimed life of student pilot
PHILADELPHIA – A strict liability lawsuit connected to a fatal airplane crash which claimed the life a student pilot in Virginia will now be heard in a Pennsylvania federal court, per a recent removal.
PHILADELPHIA – Law firm Blank Rome is pursuing litigation against a Bryn Mawr coffee company that it says breached a settlement agreement over unpaid legal fees and has refused to rectify it.