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Delaware County fights for its right to sue; Sherwin-Williams wants to block Pa. lead paint litigation pushed by private lawyers

By William Sassani | Jan 23, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — Delaware County has filed a motion to dismiss a preemptory lawsuit filed by Sherwin-Williams Co. that attempts to block counties around Pennsylvania from pursuing possibly nine-figure litigation over lead paint.

Ox Bodies dump trucks seeks dismissal lawsuit over ladder

By Charmaine Little | Jan 23, 2019

A dump truck body manufacturer responded to a negligence lawsuit filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania on January 4.

Woman sued for millions over Allegheny Co. man's death seeks access to his high school records; Man died after fight at a house party

By Charmaine Little | Jan 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH — On Jan. 7, a woman being sued in the wake of a 23-year-old’s death filed a subpoena to produce documents and other information for discovery against his high school in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.

Commonwealth Court affirms fired worker's eligibility for unemployment compensation

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

HARRISBURG -- A former employee of a drain cleaning company who had his eligibility for unemployment compensation granted by the state had the decision confirmed in court.

West Whiteland sues trash bag company over thickness of product, wins at Commonwealth Court

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

HARRISBURG -- The Commonwealth Court upheld a ruling against a trash bag maker that was found in a breach of contract with a Pennsylvania township.

Retired Philadelphia Inquirer journalist claims he lost retirement in Woodbridge Ponzi scheme

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 23, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A retired journalist is suing a financing service company, citing alleged intentional misrepresentation, fraud and unjust enrichment.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Marilou Watson Recognized by Montgomery Bar with Honorable Horace A. Davenport Diversity Award

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Marilou E. Watson, who received the Honorable Horace A. Davenport Diversity Award by the Montgomery Bar Association.

OBERMAYER: Michael Bertin Planning and Moderating PBI’s “Family Law Practice in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties”

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

Partner Michael Bertin is the course planner and moderator of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s program titled, “Family Law Practice in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties.”

OBERMAYER: Colton and Bertin to Speak on PBA Family Law Section Winter Meeting

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

Obermayer Partners Julie R. Colton and Michael E. Bertin will both be speaking at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 2019 Winter Meeting for the Family Law Section.

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.

Suing over hurt feelings

By The Pennsylvania Record | Jan 22, 2019

It hurts to not be wanted, but if you’re picked last for dodgeball or if your crush says no to a date, there are methods for dealing with rejection.

Lawsuit: Claims payment denied for emergency care rendered to plaintiff's late husband

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A health insurance provider is being charged with negligence and bad faith for allegedly denying payment for a claim in connection with emergency medical care administered to a Pennsylvania widow’s late spouse.

Conference upcoming for suit brought by father, daughter allegedly harmed by apartment chemicals, mold

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit involving a father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment, has been slated for a settlement conference next summer.

Case of man who broke arm on North Philadelphia golf course scheduled for 2020 trial

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a man who allegedly sustained a broken arm and ribs while riding in a golf cart on the Juniata Golf Course in North Philadelphia has been scheduled for a trial in about a year.

Woman says she tripped on traffic sign on Upper Darby property, files lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 22, 2019

MEDIA — A citizen and resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is suing Upper Darby Township and Aqua America Inc., d/b/a Aqua Pennsylvania, a government subdivision and water utility company, citing alleged premises liability.

Pa. resident claims he was wrongfully assaulted by police officers, falsely imprisoned

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Officer Scott Schweizer, and Philadelphia Police Officers Jane/John Does 1-10, law enforcement officials, citing alleged assault, battery, malicious prosecution, false arrest, false imprisonment, failure to intervene, and excessive force.

Inmate sues City of Philadelphia over his alleged rape in prison, says guards did nothing to protect him

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — An inmate is suing the City of Philadelphia and corrections officers, citing alleged failure to protect.

Commonwealth Court sides with City of Erie in employee's termination

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 22, 2019

HARRISBURG — The case of a former Erie city employee with legal troubles who was terminated from his job and then reinstated through an arbitration award is now a victory for the city.

Superior Court orders arbitration in wrongful death case against Golden Gate nursing home

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 22, 2019

HARRISBURG -- The executor of an estate of a Fayette County woman, who sued a senior care company for her wrongful death, have suffered a loss in court.

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