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State Farm sues LG Electronics over alleged defective dishwasher that caught fire, damaged property

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 21, 2018

MEDIA — State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. filed a complaint on Sept. 11, in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, against LG Electronics USA Inc., alleging that the appliances manufacturer negligently sold defective dishwashers.

Parents of Waynesboro student allege discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 31, 2018

The Waynesboro Area School District's decision to place a student in special education classes prompted a recent federal lawsuit.

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Pittsburgh's hired guns move in on Philadelphia's turf as opioid lawyers jostle for power

By John O'Brien | Aug 29, 2018

The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer

Operator sues former employers for defamation

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 20, 2018

MEDIA — An operator is suing Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe Inc., Carolyn Corporation and Mark Brewster, former employers, citing alleged defamation.

Little sharks don’t like the Meg

By The Pennsylvania Record | Aug 15, 2018

It appears that the little sharks are jealous of the big sharks. Let them fight it out amongst themselves.

Family files suit in wake of Mavis Discount Tires' fraudulent credit card claims

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A family is suing Mychael Althouse, Mavis Discount Tires, Police Officer William Summerfield, an unnamed police officer and Hatfield Township, citing alleged violation of their civil rights and false arrest.

Couple sue Bed, Bath & Beyond, say wife tripped on a rug

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 14, 2018

Denise Tran and Anthony Tran filed a complaint on Aug. 6, in the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, against Bed, Bath & Beyond, alleging that the store failed to use due care to keep its premises safe.

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Police officer claims Salisbury Township demoted him for joining Army Reserve

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A police officer is suing Salisbury Township, citing an alleged violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act .

Trial pushes settlement of widow's Philadelphia asbestos lawsuit; Husband was a mechanic

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Asbestos litigation brought by the widow of a former auto mechanic for Rohm & Haas, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company, was settled this week in a Philadelphia court.

Patient says Rumer Cosmetic Surgery botched gender reassignment procedure

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A patient is suing Dr. Kathy Rumer and Delaware Valley Aesthetics PLLC, which does business as Rumer Cosmetic Surgery, citing alleged medical negligence.

Former employee accuses Everyday Adoption Center of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing the Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia, which does business as Everyday Adoption Center, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Former research analyst didn't prove Merck engaged in fraud, Third Circuit rules

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appellate court upheld a summary judgment ruling for the Merck pharmaceutical company in opposition to the claims of one of its former research analysts, who claims she was unlawfully terminated after alleging the company engaged in fraud.

Iesi Pa Bethlehem Landfill accused of causing public nuisance

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two Freemansburg residents filed a class-action lawsuit against Bethlehem Landfill Co., doing business as Iesi Pa Bethlehem Landfill, citing alleged public and private nuisance and negligence.

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Insurers to feel brunt of New Jersey asbestos ruling, while Delaware hits employers on same day

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 28, 2018

A decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court forces Honeywell’s insurers to pay for thousands of asbestos claims even though the company, through its Bendix unit, continued to make asbestos-containing brake products for more than a decade after it could no longer obtain insurance coverage for such products.

Former employee accuses Children's Hospital of Philadelphia of disability discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former purchasing assistant is suing Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, citing alleged harassment and discrimination.

Bern firm, shut out of opioid litigation spot, says lead lawyers don't represent enough of Pennsylvania

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

MEDIA – After not being picked to a coveted leadership role in Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation, a Conshohocken plaintiffs firm is pleading with a Delaware County judge to reconsider.

NJM Insurance Group accused of refusing to negotiate settlement for injuries allegedly sustained in car accident

By Philip Gonzales | May 31, 2018

An individual is suing New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. d/b/a NJM Insurance Group for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

Judge refuses to grant injunction in breach of confidentiality suit involving Razor Technology

By Karen Kidd | May 17, 2018

A West Conshohocken tech company has failed to prove that it can succeed in a breach of confidentiality lawsuit that it had filed earlier this year against a former employee and his company, a federal judge ruled on May 3.

Colonial Park Care Center and Grane Healthcare Co. allegedly fired employee for requesting time off for Ramadan

By Philip Gonzales | May 8, 2018

A Muslim employee is suing her former employers, Colonial Park Care Center LLC d/b/a Colonial Park Care Center and Grane Healthcare Co., for alleged discrimination.

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