PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff’s million-dollar negligence and vicarious liability lawsuit against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for supposed failure to treat a tooth infection was recently drilled out of state court for failure to properly allege a cause of action, according to a judge.
PHILADELPHIA – A former employee of a business-to-business marketing firm claims she was unlawfully terminated and retaliated against in violation of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA), and now seeks to recover lost wages and other damages.
PHILADELPHIA – A law firm based on the 56th Floor of One Liberty Place has filed suit against the property owners, operators and builders of the observation deck located both atop the skyscraper and one floor above its office, claiming the noise produced by the tourist attraction violates the terms of its lease.
SCRANTON – A Gouldsboro couple claims Geisinger Community Medical Center and one of its doctors were negligent in failing to properly perform a hip surgery, which led to medical complications for one of the plaintiffs afterwards and a subsequent second surgery.
SCRANTON – A Forest City plaintiff alleges the Diocese of Scranton was directly negligent for conditions on the property of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Forest City, where the plaintiff suffered injuries in an accident.
PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak building manager claims the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) on two occasions in the past three years, when he suffered two injuries in the course of his employment and/or tenure with the company.
LANCASTER – Attorneys for a Neffsville long-term care facility and its corporate owner say agents described as acting on its behalf in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in the 2016 death of an 81-year-old resident have not been properly identified, according to objections filed in the case.
PHILADELPHIA - The American Law Institute (ALI) is as powerful as any society with a membership of 3,000 of the nation’s leading lawyers could be. And since its founding in 1923, the Philadelphia-based group of judges and academic and practicing lawyers has been as obscure as a group with so much power would want to be.