News from March 2013

Phila. med mal, wrongful death case ends in $19.5 million plaintiffs' verdict

By Jon Campisi | Mar 1, 2013

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury recently awarded $19.5 million to the widower

Judge dismisses complaint by mother of slain Phila. cop

By Jon Campisi | Mar 1, 2013

A federal judge has dismissed a civil rights complaint filed against the Pennsylvania

Finish Line faces personal injury claim by Bucks County couple

By Jon Campisi | Mar 1, 2013

A Bucks County woman claims in a newly filed personal injury suit that she became

Indiana plaintiff files Topamax mass tort claim in Phila. court

By Jon Campisi | Mar 1, 2013

A Philadelphia plaintiffs’ attorney has filed a mass tort claim in state court on behalf of

Lowe's faces personal injury claim by customer struck by electric cart by allegedly drunk worker

By Jon Campisi | Mar 4, 2013

A Montgomery County woman is suing the home improvement retail chain Lowe's over

PetSmart manager sues overhead garage door manufacturer over workplace injury

By Jon Campisi | Mar 4, 2013

The manager of a Pennsylvania retail store is suing the makers of an overhead garage

Phila. judge certifies class action stemming from '01 apartment complex fire

By Jon Campisi | Mar 4, 2013

A state judge recently certified a class action lawsuit stemming from a fire

Manufacturer of water launcher that injured boy seeks to remove case to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Mar 4, 2013

The makers of a toy water gun that was allegedly responsible for giving a Montgomery

Pa. Dept. of Corrections sued for wrongful termination

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

A former secretary for Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections is suing the agency over claims that her firing after four years of employment was related to her requesting special accommodations due to her rheumatoid arthritis.

Pa. man sues Upland Borough, police chief, detective for unlawful arrest

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

A Delaware County man is suing Upland Borough, its police chief and a detective over

Judge rules Federal Insurance Co. need not indemnify Sandusky

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

A federal judge in Harrisburg has ruled that Federal Insurance Company is not on the

First wrongful death claim filed over '12 S. Jersey freight train derailment

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

What appears to be the first wrongful death complaint arising out of last year’s freight

In infant death product liability case, federal judge grants remand to Phila. Common Pleas Court

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

A woman suing the makers of an infant carrier that allegedly caused the death of her child

Pa., Healthpoint Ltd. reach $2 million Xenaderm settlement

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced this week that the

Montco man sues DePuy Orthopaedics, J&J over alleged injuries tied to hip implant

By Jon Campisi | Mar 6, 2013

A Montgomery County man is suing DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson over

Parents accuse Berks Co. of civil rights violations for kids' improper removal from home

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

There is a legal showdown playing out at the federal court in Philadelphia between the

Pa. Superior Court affirms Phila. judge's granting summary judgment to Glaxo in Paxil infant death case

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel has affirmed a granting of summary judgment to

Judge transfers FELA claim from eastern Pa. to Western District

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A federal judge in Philadelphia has agreed to transfer a suit alleging violations of the

Pa. state senator to feds: Gun control to be nullified in commonwealth

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

A state Senate Republican has now become the second Pennsylvania lawmaker to call for

Penn State sues Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Co. over coverage denial

By Jon Campisi | Mar 8, 2013

Pennsylvania State University has filed a breach of contract suit against its longtime

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