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Lawsuit: Train switchman wasn't protected from exposure to toxic substances

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 19, 2018

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.

GREENBURG TRAURIG: Robert D. Lane Jr., “Dean” of Philadelphia-Area Real Estate, Joins Greenberg Traurig

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Nationally recognized commercial real estate attorney Robert D. Lane Jr. has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, bringing his four decades of experience to the growing Real Estate group he will lead in its Philadelphia office.

Lawsuit: Rail repairman's safety-violating exposure to toxic substances led to fatal brain cancer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 13, 2018

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.

Case of woman burned by Dunkin' Donuts coffee cup headed to trial next year

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who claims to have been burned by a cup of hot coffee she purchased at a North Philadelphia Dunkin’ Donuts will see her case reach a state-level courtroom next year.

WKK Investment Partners accused of violating Americans with Disabilities Act

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 3, 2018

WKK Investment Partners is accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by allegedly failing to have accessible facilities.

Calls from debt collector lead to litigation

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

A debt collector faces a class action lawsuit after allegedly repeatedly calling a Honey Brook man's cellphone.

Florida resident accuses Marriott International Inc. of ADA violations

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A person with a disability is suing Marriott International Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination.

Home Depot sued after alleged dog bite incident

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Home Depot Inc. and her supervisors, Philip Rogers and Thomas Mason, citing negligence involving an alleged dog bite.

Out-of-staters have lawsuits against CSX tossed from Philadelphia court

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 8, 2018

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruled a trial court abused its discretion when it failed to consider that the two CSX railroad workers are not residents of Pennslyvania.

Allstate doesn't get dismissal of breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit filed against it by apartment landlords

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In a Philadelphia federal court, Allstate Insurance Company’s effort to dismiss a breach of contract and bad faith action filed against it by a landlord who suffered water damage to his rental properties has not met success.

Estate executor accuses Manorcare Health Services - Whitehall of negligence

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A surviving nephew is suing Manorcare Health Services - Whitehall Borough, citing alleged negligent supervision of residents.

Danville couple blames Outback Steakhouse for bathroom incident

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A Danville couple is suing Bloomin' Brands Inc. and Outback Steakhouse, citing alleged negligence.

East Caln Township wants unsightly cell tower removed

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 28, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — East Caln Township is suing wireless telecommunications companies SBA Towers Inc. and SBA Towers II LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man claims Chevy Camaro's engine defects caused fatal accident that sent him to prison for 20 years

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Bellefonte man alleges in a civil lawsuit that manufacturing defects in a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro automobile he rented from Hertz led to a tragic accident which claimed the lives of two motorists in April 2012, and further led him to receive an erroneous 20-year criminal conviction for vehicular homicide.

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.

Wasted vegetables and lonely dogs: Property owner files lawsuit over CSX derailment in Bedford Co.

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An August 2017 derailment of a train hauling toxic chemicals in Hyndman has led to a class action lawsuit against CSX Transportation on behalf of the residents allegedly affected by the wreck and subsequent spill.

Allstate Insurance blames Broan-Nutone for fire at insured's property

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Allstate Insurance Co. is suing residential ventilation product company Broan-Nutone LLC, citing alleged breach of warranty and negligence.

Aetna claims Mednax and Pediatrix falsely inflated claims

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

HARRISBURG — Four Aetna health insurance companies are suing a group of medical facilities, citing alleged fraud and unjust enrichment.

Daughter accuses ManorCare Health Services - Wallingford of poor care

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

MEDIA — An estate representative is suing two nursing home operators, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence in the care of her mother.

Judge given Sierra Club's settlement with Talen over Brunner Island power plant

By Karen Kidd | Jun 12, 2018

A federal judge is considering a settlement between environmental advocate Sierra Club and Talen Energy over the company's Brunner Island power plant in York County at which it has agreed to end coal burning.

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