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Allegheny Parks Department sued by woman claiming she fell while retrieving a Frisbee

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 24, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Allegheny County and Allegheny Parks Department, claiming negligence, after she allegedly tripped and fell while trying to retrieve a Frisbee from a storm drain.

Former Piedmont Airlines employee wins Workers' Compensation claim after slipping on snow

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 24, 2018

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania court has upheld a Workers' Compensation Appeal Board's award to a former Piedmont Airlines employee who was injured in a company parking lot.

Mother says she and her minor child were victims of carbon monoxide poisoning

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Proceedings are ongoing in an action in which a Philadelphia woman claims negligence on the part of multiple defendants led her and her minor daughter to suffer medical complications as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Woman steps into hole, sues Philadelphia, Comcast and the State of Pennsylvania

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff allegedly injured on a Philadelphia street by walking into a hole is pursuing legal damages against the city, state, and a number of other businesses, including Comcast.

Owner of Northeast Philly car lot denied effort to strike $235K judgment rendered against him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The owner of a used car dealership in Northeast Philadelphia was unsuccessful in striking a $235,000 judgment levied against him in a premises liability action filed a plaintiff injured on his business property.

Battlespace Flight Service sued by former employee who avoids isolated areas

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Battlespace Flight Services, citing alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.

Malpractice claim filed against the government by Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center patient

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 24, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A patient and his wife are suing a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital for $15 million, citing alleged negligence and malpractice.

Philadelphia School District sued for alleged discrimination against disabled student

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia is being sued for allegedly violating the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act.

MONTGOMERY MCCRACKEN WALKER & RHOADS: Montgomery McCracken Adds Richard Moss to IP Department

By Press release submission | Sep 23, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of Richard L. Moss to its Intellectual Property Department.

ECKERT SEAMANS: Eckert Seamans welcomes Earl M. Forte to Philadelphia office and Litigation Division

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome member Earl M. Forte to its Philadelphia office and Litigation Division. Forte has counseled his clients through difficult business and financial problems for over 30 years.

Clients sue attorney for professional liability in Delaware County

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 21, 2018

MEDIA — Clients are suing attorney Kenneth Mark Sexton, citing alleged professional liability.

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.

Daughter claims mother fell repeatedly at Prospect Park nursing home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

MEDIA — A daughter is suing nursing home facilities, alleging her mother fell several times and suffered head injuries that contributed to her death.

Lawsuit pins blame on York County Prison for prisoner's suicide

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

HARRISBURG — York County Prison and several correctional officers face a lawsuit for allegedly failing to take precautions to keep a suicidal inmate from killing herself, according to court documents.

Painaway and MaxRelief argue over Australia claims

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An Australian company is suing a U.S. manufacturing company, citing alleged false advertising and unfair competition.

Parents claims child was abused at Allegheny Co. daycare center

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

According to the complaint, on April 10, 2017, plaintiffs' five-month-old infant, B.S., was under the care of defendant Julia Spencer at the Glenshaw Presbyterian Church Early Learning Center when the child was allegedly attacked, assaulted and abused, causing bruises on his neck and shoulder.

Injured store manager ties Philly Pretzel Factory in litigation knots

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philly Pretzel Factory store manager working in its Gilbertsville locations claims the retailer did not remedy defective conditions on its premises, leading her to become injured.

Lawsuit: Warehouse employee suffered traumatic brain injury while unloading delivery truck

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges a trucking service’s failure to maintain and service their delivery trucks led him to be struck in the head with a pipe, causing him to suffer a traumatic brain injury.

'A tipping point:' Punitive damages question to be decided in pair of Philadelphia Risperdal cases

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge’s decree has paved the way for new trials in two Risperdal cases, in order to determine the applicability of punitive damages in those same actions.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Suzanne Mayes Recognized for Contributing to Philadelphia’s Growth by Commercial Real Estate Women

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Suzanne S. Mayes, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s Public & Project Finance Practice and vice chair of the Business Law Department, has been recognized for significantly contributing to the growth of the Philadelphia landscape by Commercial Real Estate Women Philadelphia (CREW).

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