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BURNS WHITE: Burns White Recognized Among 2019 “Best Law Firms” in U. S. News Survey

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Burns White LLC earned recognition among the Best Law Firms in the country, receiving eight rankings in the 2019 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey.

Investor claims he was excluded from operations management

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A business investor is suing, citing alleged breach of contract and fraudulent concealment.

Reading resident sues cross-cutting saw manufacturers for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing Suntuf USA, Breyer GMBH, Breyer Extrusion Lines and others, citing alleged negligence.

Norfolk Southern Railway opposes choice of Philly court for suit filed by Ga. man with Hodgkin's Lymphoma

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Georgia man and former employee of Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has chosen Philadelphia as a setting in which to argue that his contraction of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was a proximate result of his work environment, a move opposed by the rail company.

From Legal Newsline

Cleveland, Akron will try to prove opioid cases without a single bogus prescription

By Dan Fisher | Oct 26, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiffs in bellwether trials blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis have allowed a Monday deadline to pass, apparently without turning over any proof of specific prescriptions that were made in error.

Company sues over alleged damage to roof caused by T-Mobile cell tower

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey limited partnership is suing American Tower Corp. and T-Mobile USA, cellular equipment installers, citing alleged breach of agreement.

Sous chef sues Bala Golf Club, claiming sexual harassment led to termination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A sous chef is suing Bala Golf Club, a restaurant operator, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Plumber says he was exposed to diseases while working on pipe connected to UPenn laboratory

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plumber is suing the University of Pennsylvania after he claims a pipe he was working on, which was connected to a campus laboratory, potentially exposed him to a host of blood-borne pathogenic diseases.

Philly forklift operator who suffered crushed and amputated left leg sues for damages

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A forklift operator whose leg was crushed at the warehouse where he worked and later required amputation, has sued a number of commercial defendants for legal damages associated with that injury.

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.

From Legal Newsline

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.

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