PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania woman is suing Walmart Inc., doing business as Wal-Mart Supercenter, and Wal-Mart Stores East LP for injuries she allegedly received when she fell over a fire pit in the garden center of a West Mifflin store.
PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) passenger whose head and neck were trapped in the doors of an elevated line train last year has initiated negligence-based litigation against the entity.
PITTSBURGH – Two men have filed a lawsuit against the police officer who shot teenager Antwon Rose II in June, alleging he violated their civil rights when he used excessive force and unlawfully detained them in a previous altercation at the University of Pittsburgh last year.
PHILADELPHIA – A Reading couple who sued both a local merchant and the manufacturer of a gas-powered stove after the husband-plaintiff was severely burned and injured by that same stove when it exploded, received more than $9.3 million in damages earlier this year.
PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) conductor is suing the agency for violation of the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Federal Locomotive Inspection Act (FLIA), alleging a malfunctioning trap caused her to suffer serious shoulder, spine and leg injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – A painter working at the premises of a restaurant in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia claims an employee opened an awning and knocked him off the ladder he was working on, causing him to fall and break his leg in multiple places.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Through a bill signed into law by Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday, the State of Ohio has legislatively opposed the American Law Institute’s long-debated and recently-passed Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance wholesale, an unprecedented development in the 95-year history of the ALI.