News from April 2013

Pa. Superior Court reverses plaintiff's verdict in Phila. injury case against Target Corp.

By Jon Campisi | Apr 1, 2013

A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel has reversed a Philadelphia trial court’s judgment

LA Fitness petitions federal court to transfer injury case out of Phila. Common Pleas Court

By Jon Campisi | Apr 1, 2013

Attorneys representing LA Fitness in a personal injury case initiated in Philadelphia have petitioned the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to instead hear the case.

Phila. judge dismisses construction co. declaratory judgment suit against insurer

By Jon Campisi | Apr 1, 2013

A Philadelphia judge has dismissed a commerce action that had been filed back in January by a Huntingdon Valley, Pa. construction company against two Philadelphia residents and a Media, Pa. insurance company.

Commonwealth Court panel: Corrections Dept. didn't violate rights of Nation of Islam members

By Jon Campisi | Apr 1, 2013

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel has sustained in part, and denied in part

Junior Seau wrongful death claim consolidated with NFL concussion litigation

By Jon Campisi | Apr 2, 2013

A lawsuit brought by the family of Tiaina B. “Junior” Seau over the late professional

Window manufacturer, distributor face consumer fraud action by Pa. couple

By Jon Campisi | Apr 2, 2013

A Bucks County couple has filed a consumer fraud action against two product manufacturers over allegations that the windows the plaintiffs purchased from the defendants were not designed the way they were advertised to be.

Oklahoma mother files Zoloft claim in Phila. federal court

By Jon Campisi | Apr 2, 2013

An Oklahoma mother has filed a complaint in the Multidistrict Zoloft Marketing

Drexel's Earle Mack School of Law announces two-year law degree program

By Jon Campisi | Apr 2, 2013

A Philadelphia university has just become the first in the region to make it easier for law

Gas rig wrongful death claim transferred out of Phila. and into Middle District of Pa.

By Jon Campisi | Apr 3, 2013

A federal judge sitting in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a bid by an out-

Bucks County construction co. files class action over alleged gypsum board antitrust violations

By Jon Campisi | Apr 3, 2013

A suburban Philadelphia construction company has become the latest plaintiff in a string

Pa. Treasurer joins senator's suit against NCAA over Penn State fine money

By Jon Campisi | Apr 3, 2013

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord has joined as a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by

Pa. Supreme Court agrees to hear expedited challenge to state's mandatory judicial retirement age

By Jon Campisi | Apr 3, 2013

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the state’s mandatory

Trucking co. being sued by Phila. water reservoir guard seeks to transfer matter to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Apr 4, 2013

Lawyers representing a West Virginia commercial trucking company being sued by a City

PSPCA faces suit from former veterinarian who alleges discriminatory discharge

By Jon Campisi | Apr 4, 2013

A Montgomery County man is suing the Pennsylvania SPCA for more than $150,000 in

Another victory goes to Target Corp. in premises liability case initiated by Pa. plaintiff

By Jon Campisi | Apr 4, 2013

For the second time in a week, retail giant Target Corp. has come out on the winning end

Federal judicial panel OKs creation of Tylenol products liability MDL in Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Apr 4, 2013

Attorneys representing plaintiffs who allege they suffered liver failure damage or failure

First oral arguments in NFL concussion case set for April 9 in Phila.

By Jon Campisi | Apr 5, 2013

When the country’s major tobacco companies paid out more than $200 billion in the late

Judge again denies summary judgment to Pa. troopers sued for setting man aflame with Taser

By Jon Campisi | Apr 5, 2013

The federal judge handling the case of a man who claims Pennsylvania State troopers set

Suburban Phila. ambulance co. operators plead guilty to bilking Medicare out of $2.5 million-plus

By Jon Campisi | Apr 5, 2013

A suburban Philadelphia private ambulance company and its two owners have pleaded

Philly jury awards $15 million to plaintiff in products liability case against Toyota

By Jon Campisi | Apr 5, 2013

A Philadelphia jury last month returned a hefty $15 million-plus plaintiffs’ verdict in a

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