News from May 2013

Judge postpones arguments over NCAA's motion to dismiss Corbett's antitrust suit

By Jon Campisi | May 1, 2013

The judge overseeing the commonwealth’s case against the NCAA over the sanctions

Wrongful death case initiated by slain hunter's widow remanded to Pa. state court

By Jon Campisi | May 1, 2013

A U.S. District Judge has remanded a wrongful death claim initiated by the widow of a

Franklin County lawyer Forest Myers appointed new president of Pa. Bar Assoc.

By Jon Campisi | May 1, 2013

The Pennsylvania Bar Association has named as its 119th president Franklin County

Gary Lancaster, chief judge of Western District of Pa., dies at 63

By Jon Campisi | May 1, 2013

The chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, who

Florida lung cancer victim files asbestos mass tort claim in Philadelphia

By Jon Campisi | May 2, 2013

A Florida man who had a history of working with products containing asbestos dust and

Parent of teen injured at youth facility files negligence suit in Phila. Common Pleas Court

By Jon Campisi | May 2, 2013

The parent of a young Philadelphia teen has filed a negligence suit against a youth

Phila. jury awards Pa. trooper $700,000 in vehicle accident case

By Jon Campisi | May 2, 2013

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury recently returned a plaintiff’s verdict in favor of

GM, Buick dealer face products liability claim in death of Pa. man

By Jon Campisi | May 3, 2013

The estate of a man who died as a result of injuries he sustained in a side-impact vehicle

Phila. couple files breach of contract claim against two N.J. contracting firms

By Jon Campisi | May 3, 2013

A Philadelphia couple claims in a newly filed state court civil action that two New Jersey home contracting firms performed shoddy workmanship on their house, and have refused to return to the residence to correct the problems.

Phila. S.D. sued by mother of teen who broke leg during gym class

By Jon Campisi | May 3, 2013

The mother of a Philadelphia middle-schooler has filed a personal injury claim against the School District of Philadelphia, alleging the defendant’s negligence led to her son sustaining a leg fracture during gym class.

Pa. State Sen. John Rafferty joins Lamb McErlane as of counsel

By Jon Campisi | May 3, 2013

State Sen. John C. Rafferty, a Republican who represents portions of three suburban

Former Philly mob boss sues feds for allowing eyesight to deteriorate during incarceration

By Jon Campisi | May 6, 2013

A former boss of the Philadelphia mob who became a government witness is suing the feds over claims that his deteriorating

Pa. couple sues Trader Joe's over wife's fractured hip

By Jon Campisi | May 6, 2013

A Bucks County couple has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a local Trader Joe’s

Judge sides with Ford Motor Co. in products liability case

By Jon Campisi | May 6, 2013

A federal judge in Philadelphia has granted judgment in favor of Ford Motor Co. in a case involving the auto maker's seat belt restraint and airbag system.

Larry Pitt & Associates files antitrust suit against fellow Phila. firm Lundy Law

By Jon Campisi | May 7, 2013

One Philadelphia personal injury law firm is suing another that specializes in the same

Judge dismisses retaliatory discharge claim against Borough of Downingtown

By Jon Campisi | May 7, 2013

A federal judge has dismissed a retaliatory discharge claim initiated against a Chester

Inventory counting services co. faces class action suit over compensation issues

By Jon Campisi | May 7, 2013

A Pennsylvania man has filed a class action lawsuit against a California-based company

Philly's NastLaw files Mirena products liability claim against Bayer, Berlex

By Jon Campisi | May 7, 2013

Another products liability complaint has been filed against pharmaceutical giant Bayer

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