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Litigation over Comcast technician who allegedly caused $100K of fire damage to residence to see settlement conference in fall

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia couple who claimed they suffered more than $100,000 in fire damage to their marital residence due to the alleged negligence of a Comcast technician, has been scheduled for a settlement conference this autumn, prior to the case heading to trial next winter.

Case involving man injured by fallen utility pole slated for settlement proceedings

PHILADELPHIA – Litigation from a man who was injured by a fallen utility pole that crashed through his residence three years ago has been scheduled for a settlement conference this autumn, before the case sees the inside of a courtroom next winter.

Default judgment handed down in lawsuit between roofing companies for more than $8K

PHILADELPHIA – Due to a lack of response, one roofing supply company has won a default judgment in a legal action it brought against another for more than $8,000 in unpaid costs.

Settlement ends litigation between Progressive Insurance and driver who allegedly damaged vehicle of policyholder

PHILADELPHIA – Progressive Insurance recently settled a lawsuit against a driver it believes caused a serious accident which damaged a vehicle owned by one of its insured policyholders.

Aramark Campus LLC allegedly fired woman because she was pregnant

An individual is suing her former employer, Aramark Campus LLC, for alleged harassment and pregnancy discrimination.

Man accuses two individuals of negligence after their pit bull allegedly bit him in the face

A man is suing dog owners Frances W. Thomas and Francine Thomas Smith for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Sweet Street Desserts Inc. accused of firing employee due to her alleged back problems

An individual is suing her former employer, Sweet Street Desserts Inc., for alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Lowe's Companies Inc. accused of negligence after fire extinguisher allegedly fell on man's foot

An individual is suing Lowe's Companies Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

University of Pittsburgh allegedly decided to fire woman based on false allegations

A Croatian woman is suing her former employer, the University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Bernard J. Costello, the associate dean for faculty affairs, for alleged racial discrimination and wrongful termination.

West Shore Window & Door Inc. allegedly fired woman for complaining about gender discrimination

An individual is suing her former employer, West Shore Window & Door Inc., for alleged gender discrimination and retaliation.

Tri-State Neurosurgical Associates - UPMC Inc. accused of firing employee because of her alleged disability

An individual is suing her former employer, Tri-State Neurosurgical Associates - UPMC Inc., for alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

State Farm Insurance accused of wrongfully denying disability benefits

An individual is suing State Farm Insurance Companies Group Health & Welfare Plan for United States Employees and several other insurance providers for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

Trans Union LLC, others allegedly included inaccurate information on credit reports

An individual is suing Trans Union LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and Contract Callers Inc. for alleged defamation of character.

Ernst & Young US LLP allegedly fired employee for requesting second leave of absence after birth of child

An individual is suing his former employer, Ernst & Young U.S. LLP, for alleged discrimination and wrongful termination.

Elliott Greenleaf law firm seeking $150K+ in legal fees from former Comcast General Counsel Terry Bienstock

PHILADELPHIA – A Montgomery County law firm is pursuing the recovery of more than $150,000 in counsel and other fees from the current chief executive officer of Mobilactive and the one-time executive vice-president and general counsel of Comcast Corporation.

Settlement conference slated in fatal injury case involving ambulance company

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia woman who claims an ambulance company’s personnel tasked with aiding her father in a medical emergency and instead caused him fatal injury has been scheduled for a settlement conference this autumn, prior to the case heading to trial next winter.

Default judgment issued in favor of Philly nursing home in state court

PHILADELPHIA – After lack of response, a Philadelphia nursing home has won a default judgment in a litigation it initiated against one of its former residents for alleged non-payment of costs.

Progressive Insurance wins default judgment against allegedly at-fault motorist

PHILADELPHIA – Subsequent to a lack of response, a prominent insurance provider has won a default judgment in a legal action it brought against a local motorist it believed was liable for vehicular damages sustained by one of its policyholders.

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

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.

Drexel University law professor claims that Philadelphia police officers unlawfully arrested her

A Drexel University law professor is suing the City of Philadelphia, an unknown medic and police officers Kelly Neal and Christopher McCue for alleged unlawful arrest.