An Indiana woman who claims she sustained injuries as a result of having a pelvic mesh device surgically implanted in her body has filed a product liability complaint against the device’s manufacturer.
The mother of a Philadelphia man who claims he was assaulted when he was still a minor residing at a church-run youth facility has filed an assault complaint against the school and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
A woman who claims she was fired from her job of merely three weeks at a company that provides cleaning services in retaliation for reporting incidents of alleged sexual harassment has filed a civil action against the firm in state court.
A Northeastern Pennsylvania man who was diagnosed with lung cancer nearly two years ago, a disease he attributes to his asbestos exposure during his working years, has filed a mass tort civil action against manufacturers of products containing the fiber.
The leader of Pennsylvania’s highest judiciary had kind words for the state’s lower tier appellate court late last week, praising the appeals judges for handling an “unprecedented” number of election cases during this past primary election season.
A Philadelphia woman has filed a product liability lawsuit against CVS of Pennsylvania and Express Pharmacy Services of PA for injuries she allegedly sustained after using a prescription lotion manufactured and sold by the defendants.
A Philadelphia mental health clinic and one of its employees are facing a lawsuit by a patient who claims the therapist sexually assaulted the plaintiff while the woman was being treated for mental stress related to a rape incident.
Judicial reform advocates in Pennsylvania rallying behind a potential change in the state constitution that would alter the way judges are selected will have to wait a little while longer for action after a state House committee recently postponed a vote on a merit selection bill.
The day before jury selection was set to begin in the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse trial, the judge overseeing the case ruled that some of the former assistant football coach’s accusers cannot testify under pseudonyms.
The sister of indicted Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin was sentenced to 2-1/2 to 10 years in prison Monday by a trial court judge in Allegheny County for a variety of white-collar crimes.
A federal judge sitting in Philadelphia has denied a motion by the plaintiffs in a product liability case to remand the litigation to state court due to what the plaintiffs argued were technical deficiencies in the defendants’ removal notice.
A couple who lost their unborn child in utero when the wife was at full-term pregnancy has filed a wrongful death claim against various healthcare providers, alleging the defendants didn’t do enough to properly protect the fetus.
Philadelphia’s recently enacted ban on feeding the homeless in public is now the subject of litigation, after the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania on June 5 filed a federal complaint against the city and Mayor Michael Nutter challenging the constitutionality of the controversial measure.
The Philadelphia law firm that joined with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania in filing a federal complaint against the city and its mayor over a controversial outdoor homeless feeding ban will be honored at the end of the month for its work toward social justice by an area organization dedicated to the same.
The widow of a U.S. Forest Service employee who died back in June 2010 when the small plane he and two other Department of Agriculture workers were in crashed in north-central Pennsylvania has filed a wrongful death claim against those charged with maintaining the aircraft.
A federal judge in Harrisburg has partially ruled in favor of an insurance company seeking declaratory judgment that it does not have to indemnify Jerry Sandusky for potential damages that may arise out of child sex-abuse allegations against the former Penn State University assistant football coach.