News from September 2017

Philly man says he swallowed razorblade that was in his Chicken McNuggets

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A man who ordered Chicken McNuggets at a Philadelphia McDonald’s restaurant in December 2015 received an added surprise with his order in the form of a razorblade he swallowed, according to the lawsuit he recently filed against the fast food chain.

Lawsuit: Five repair attempts didn't cure defects in new Jeep vehicle sold by defendant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – One Philadelphia plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles broke a number of commerce regulations, when it sold him a new Jeep with technical issues unable to be remedied after five repair attempts on the part of the dealer.

Dodge dealer didn't repair vehicle that leaked water into the passenger side, according to plaintiffs

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A pair of plaintiffs claim Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated federal and state laws when it sold them a new Dodge vehicle they believe was rife with mechanical issues.

Grocery store owners negligent in operation of metal door that injured plaintiff, suit says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A grocery customer allegedly struck in the head by a rolled-up metal door while shopping at a store in Philadelphia is suing the store’s proprietors for damages incurred to treat the injuries he says he suffered.

Woman alleges Companion dog leash is defective, injured hand

By Louie Torres | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Birdsboro woman alleges a defective retractable dog leash caused her injuries.

Sungard Availability Services LP alleged to have failed to pay overtime

By Louie Torres | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Maryland man alleges his former Wayne IT service employer terminated him after he complained about discrimination and not receiving overtime pay.

Recovery Centers of America Holdings LLC alleges former employee disclosed information

By Louie Torres | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A King of Prussia addiction recovery center alleges a Massachusetts individual unlawfully disclosed confidential information in a lawsuit.

Rose Gold LLC accuses Payactive of failure to pay

By Louie Torres | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia consulting firm alleges it is owed fees for its services.

Consumer claims First Advantage Corp., National Credit Audit Corp. misrepresented debt

By Louie Torres | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Chester County consumer claims that two debt collectors made false and deceptive representations in their attempt to collect an alleged debt.

AUS Marketing Research Systems Inc. alleged to have called individuals without permission

By Louie Torres | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A California man has filed a lawsuit against a Media market and survey research firm over allegations it called people without their consent.

Mother says General Motors and tire company contributed to daughter's fatal crash

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a young woman killed in an automobile accident two years ago has filed suit against General Motors and a number of other defendants for their allegedly negligent roles in causing the fatal crash.

Lawsuit: Center City elevator fell nine stories

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man’s injuries allegedly sustained as a result of a nine-story elevator fall in a Center City commercial building has filed legal action against all of the entities responsible for the elevator’s operation and maintenance.

Ex-Amtrak engineer says company violated FELA in train collision with backhoe

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A former Amtrak engineer claims the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by failing to provide a safe workplace and causing him to be involved in a serious train collision more than one year ago.

Judge: Man alleging civil rights violations against Wal-Mart for police confrontation will be able to amend suit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 6, 2017

ALLENTOWN – A federal court has ruled that an Easton man who filed a civil rights lawsuit against Wal-Mart, claiming they refused him service and then later sent police officers to his home, will have most of his case dismissed – but also have the opportunity to amend his allegations under Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

Parents of boy who ran onto train tracks and was struck settle lawsuit against CSX for $250K

By Carrie Salls | Sep 6, 2017

MEDIA – The Delaware County Court of Common Pleas earlier this year signed off on a $250,000 settlement regarding a then-11-year-old boy who was hit by a train in Darby on his way to school even though the crossing gates were down and its lights were flashing.

Former Maxim Crane Works exec seeks arbitration for $1 million payout

By Sara McCleary | Sep 6, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A former Maxim Crane Works executive has filed a complaint against the company asking the court to compel arbitration between the two parties.

Aronimink Golf Club loses lawsuit against DuPont over damage to trees

By Dee Thompson | Sep 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A venerable Newtown Square golf club that sued DuPont claiming damage to its trees has had its claim dismissed.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Research Services alleges FDA failed to timely respond to petition

By Louie Torres | Sep 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Horsham-based supplier of pharmaceutical services alleges a federal agency failed to timely respond to its petition regarding the approval of a drug.

U.S. Water Services alleges former employee is unlawfully soliciting customers

By Louie Torres | Sep 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Lititz man is alleged to have breached his contract with his former employer.

Select Comfort Corp. alleges individual is unlawfully using Select Comfort, Sleep Number marks

By Louie Torres | Sep 7, 2017

SCRANTON – A Minnesota air bed manufacturer alleges that a Lewisberry man is selling mattresses when he is not an authorized retailer.

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