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GREENBERG TRAURIG: Jillian Kirn Serves as Panelist at Environmental Law Institute Event on Environmental Justice in Appalachia

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

Environmental attorney Jillian C. Kirn of the Philadelphia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP served as a panelist at the Environmental Law Institute’s (ELI) multimedia seminar, “Environmental Justice.

Property owners claim SSW Holdings' faulty LiPo battery caused fire

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Property owners are suing SSW Holdings Inc. and other companies, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.

Pennsylvania couple claim Hyundai was negligent in vehicle's manufacturing

By Chandra Lye | Dec 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania couple have sued Hyundai Motors, claiming faulty manufacturing was the cause of the husband’s head injury during a car collision.

Groups don't want Pa. Supreme Court to create Fair Share Act exception for asbestos lawsuits

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 10, 2018

HARRISBURG – Business and legal reform groups are calling on the state Supreme Court to uphold a specific application of a law that governs how defendants split the check when a plaintiff verdict comes in - opposing a so-called "carve-out" that would keep the law from applying to asbestos cases..

Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

Plaintiff says nursing home's negligent care over 14 years led to mother-in-law's death

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man is pursuing legal action against a host of defendants connected to the local nursing home his mother-in-law formerly resided in, saying their negligent care was the direct and proximate cause of her death last year.

Delco couple's lawsuit claims taking Invokana for diabetes caused plaintiff to suffer amputations

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County couple have launched legal action against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, claiming its Type 2 diabetes treatment medication Invokana failed to contain warnings regarding users being at increased risk for amputations.

Man says Center City hotel booted him because of epilepsy, service dog

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An epileptic plaintiff alleges he was refused booking at a hotel in Center City, Philadelphia due to his disability and the presence of his needed service dog, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

La. woman says IUD broke off inside her uterus, sues manufacturer for damages

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In new litigation, a Louisiana woman implanted with an intrauterine device (IUD) manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals says her reproductive organs were permanently damaged when a piece of the device broke off inside her uterus.

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.

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.

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