News from October 2012

Comcast hit with injury claim stemming from motor vehicle accident

By Jon Campisi | Oct 1, 2012

A mass transit rider claims he was injured last winter after the bus in which he was riding

Phila. tire shop faces product liability claim from injured motorists

By Jon Campisi | Oct 1, 2012

Two Philadelphia residents have filed a product liability complaint against a city tire

Phila. nursing home named in med mal claim by patient who suffered dislocated hip after fall

By Jon Campisi | Oct 1, 2012

A senior citizen from Philadelphia is suing a city nursing home over claims that

Commonwealth Court Judge Simpson issues injunction in Voter ID case preventing law from taking effect in November

By Jon Campisi | Oct 3, 2012

A Pennsylvania judge has blocked the state’s controversial Voter ID law from taking

Phila. judge urges appeals court to affirm ruling dismissing legal malpractice claim against attorneys

By Jon Campisi | Oct 3, 2012

A Philadelphia judge is asking that an earlier trial court decision dismissing a legal

Witness in Sandusky sex-abuse case files whistleblower suit against Penn State

By Jon Campisi | Oct 3, 2012

The former Penn State graduate assistant football coach who was a central witness in the

Parents of child with birth defects from Zoloft file products liability claim against Pfizer

By Jon Campisi | Oct 3, 2012

Pfizer is facing a product liability complaint initiated by two New York State residents

Commonwealth Court panel affirms arbitrator's decision ordering back pay for suspended state trooper

By Jon Campisi | Oct 4, 2012

A Commonwealth Court panel has affirmed the decision of an arbitrator who instructed

Federal judge, citing immunity, dismisses complaint against Pa. officials over 'Year of the Bible' resolution

By Jon Campisi | Oct 4, 2012

A federal judge in Harrisburg has dismissed a lawsuit against three Pennsylvania officials

Phila. judge seeks affirmation of dismissal of drug labeling co. suit by Calif. plaintiff

By Jon Campisi | Oct 4, 2012

A Philadelphia judge has filed an opinion outlining why he feels an appeals court should

UPS seeks venue transfer in wrongful death case

By Jon Campisi | Oct 4, 2012

Lawyers for United Parcel Service are seeking a venue change in a wrongful death claim

Pa. Supreme Court halts inmate's scheduled execution on eve of lethal injection

By Jon Campisi | Oct 5, 2012

Pennsylvania’s highest court this week denied a motion for emergency relief that had

Handful of Risperdal mass tort cases settle in Phila., including one that had gone to trial

By Jon Campisi | Oct 5, 2012

A settlement has been reached in the first Risperdal case that has gone to trial in

Pfizer faces Zoloft products liability claim by Pa. couple

By Jon Campisi | Oct 5, 2012

A Pennsylvania couple alleges in a products liability case that Pfizer’s drug Zoloft, taken

Federal judge allows slip-and-fall case against Best Buy to proceed

By Jon Campisi | Oct 5, 2012

A U.S. District judge in Philadelphia has allowed a slip-and-fall case against electronics

Pa. judge approves returning bail to Sandusky's wife on same day defense motion was filed

By Jon Campisi | Oct 5, 2012

The judge who oversaw the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case has granted a motion

Pa. Superior Court panel affirms $2 million-plus award against HUP, doctor in med mal case

By Jon Campisi | Oct 9, 2012

A three-judge state appellate court panel has affirmed a Philadelphia jury’s decision to

Federal judge allows sexual assault victim to file amended complaint against rescue squad

By Jon Campisi | Oct 9, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia last week denied a defense motion to dismiss a lawsuit

Suburban Phila. municipality and cop sued for false arrest

By Jon Campisi | Oct 9, 2012

A Bucks County man is suing a suburban Philadelphia municipality and one of its police

Judge allows class action suit against PPA over 'Live Stop' program to proceed under constitutional grounds

By Jon Campisi | Oct 10, 2012

A federal judge in Philadelphia has granted in part, and denied in part a motion to