PHILADELPHIA – A city property owner is seeking a declaratory judgment for insurance coverage to indemnify him, in an underlying personal injury action whose subject incident occurred at his residence four years ago.
PHILADELPHIA – A Chinatown resident has initiated legal action versus a West Philadelphia apartment complex, its management and one of its residents, whose pet mastiff dog allegedly attacked the plaintiff without provocation last summer.
PHILADELPHIA – A customer of a popular Irish-themed pub in downtown Philadelphia, who received serious injuries when struck by an outdoor table’s flying umbrella, has sued the pub and its owners for damages.
PITTSBURGH – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a man who claimed the defendants used an uncoated lightweight monofilament polypropylene mesh in a hernia operation without first informing him of the potential risks associated with the product.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts consumer claims that she would not have purchased Hershey chocolate products or paid as much for them if Hershey had disclosed alleged child and slave labor in the production of its chocolate.
PHILADELPHIA – On the heels of winning the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the very first time against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles are now also facing a civil lawsuit from a fan claiming to have been severely injured at one of their games in 2016, when an intoxicated fellow fan passed out and fell on top of her.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman who claimed to suffer permanent physical injuries after a hair color treatment gone awry in a Philadelphia salon has sued the hair salon and its parent company for damages in state court.
PHILADELPHIA – In a new state court lawsuit, a Pennsylvania-based equipment leasing company has alleged that a New York contractor has defaulted on a financial agreement the parties entered into back in late 2016.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia food service company claims it was left on the hook for over $70,000 in local, state and federal back taxes, when its accounting firm negligently and erroneously prepared its tax return paperwork.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced March 7 that UPMC Hamot (Hamot), an Erie, Pennsylvania, hospital that is affiliated with the with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), and Medicor Associates Inc. (Medicor), a regional physician cardiology practice, will pay $20.75 million after allegations of kickbacks and improper financial relationships.
PHILADELPHIA – A pair of Old City, Philadelphia property owners, including a practicing attorney, have filed litigation against their next-door neighbors, claiming the adjoining property unlawfully accessed their building, caused the loss of electrical power and conducted unlawful demolition work which harmed their building’s structural integrity.
PHILADELPHIA – A private Catholic school in Lower Gwynedd Township, its operators and sponsors are now facing a major negligence lawsuit from the parents of a seventh-grade female student who was allegedly sexually molested multiple times by one of the school’s now-former (and convicted) IT workers both on and off-campus.
PHILADELPHIA – A Huntingdon Valley plaintiff who claims to have been jumped outside a Center City, Philadelphia pub and sustained serious injuries, has sued the establishment, its owners, manager and the alleged assailant for collective negligence.