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Essroc worker files lawsuit alleging massive third-degree burns in kiln pipe accident

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A cement worker is seeking negligence-related damages after allegedly being called upon to inspect a kiln pipe and the pipe burst, spewing red-hot kiln dust and covering him with third-degree burns over half of his body.

Family of cyclist killed in Center City crash settles claims with sanitation company for more than $6 million

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The family of a young woman killed on her bicycle when she was struck by a sanitation truck in Philadelphia last year has reached a settlement of more than $6 million with the sanitation company.

Lawsuit: Drywall contractor's head injuries the result of defendant companies' negligence

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A drywall repairman who suffered serious head injuries on the job when he fell off a ladder onto a concrete floor, has sued the companies he believes are directly responsible for his injuries.

Forklift driver alleges truck's unsafe condition caused him to suffer multiple spinal fractures

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A forklift driver claims a truck he was riding in on the job was unsafe for loading and unloading, and that very same defective condition caused him to sustain several spinal fractures when the forklift fell from the truck.

$160 million settlement secured in food truck explosion case, said to be largest in Pa. state court history

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Four victims of a fatal food truck explosion in Philadelphia’s Feltonville neighborhood in 2014 will receive a record-setting $160 million through pre-verdict settlements secured in Pennsylvania state court.

A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

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