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Philadelphia law firm Gibbons PC denies claims that female attorney was fired based on gender

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 12, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A female attorney is suing a Philadelphia law firm claiming she was fired based on her gender.

Court: Woman jumped the gun quitting old job after getting offer from Merck

By Charmaine Little | Feb 20, 2019

A woman's case against a preliminary employer has been dismissed after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania determined on Jan. 22 that she resigned from her previous job prematurely.

Lawsuit: Hilton Philadelphia Hotel's blinds fell on woman and injured her

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 15, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey woman says that she was injured last year when an improperly-installed set of electronic blinds at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing Hotel detached and fell on her, according to a new lawsuit filed in state court.

No jackpot in first Philadelphia talc trial; Judge rules plaintiff has no evidence

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 9, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Companies facing million-dollar lawsuits in Philadelphia can celebrate today, as what would have been the first talc-related asbestos trial held in the city has seen a judge cut off the plaintiff’s case before it could ever get to a jury.

Philly jury hands out $41 million to woman in pelvic mesh case; Verdict to be appealed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – After a trial lasting five weeks, a Philadelphia jury awarded a $41 million verdict to a Lancaster woman today who says she suffered permanent, scarring injuries to her genitalia after the installation of a pelvic mesh implant manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc.

Pharmaceutical company Solco Healthcare sued over blood pressure medication

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Solco Healthcare U.S. LLC, Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, and Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc., pharmaceutical companies, citing alleged liability and negligence.

Patron sues Harrah's following alleged attack at Philadelphia casino

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

MEDIA — A business invitee is suing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, Brionna Powell and Garfield Shatya, et al, casino owner and patrons, citing alleged negligence.

From Legal Newsline

Trump DOJ acts on threat to trial lawyers who sue on behalf of the government

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Justice's recent effort to toss lawsuits it says it wasted hundreds of hours investigating is emblematic of a strategy under President Donald Trump to rein in trial lawyers who are using a federal whistleblower law to seek millions of dollars.

Plaintiffs lawyers in Philly area representing clients that the DOJ says are wasting time filing meritless lawsuits

By John O'Brien | Jan 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Three lawsuits in Philadelphia are part of an effort by plaintiffs lawyers and shell companies to abuse federal law while pursuing millions of dollars for whistleblowers, the U.S. Department of Justice is alleging.

Couple sue Johns Manville over alleged ruptured patella tendon

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A husband and wife are suing Johns Manville Corp., an insulation product distributor, citing alleged negligence.

Consumers sue BMW for alleged manufacturing defect

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Consumers are suing BMW of North America LLC and Bavarian Motor Works, automobile dealers, citing alleged breach of warranty.

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.

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