HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has unanimously ruled that the first Risperdal case to be decided in the hands of a Philadelphia jury will have its $2.5 million verdict for the plaintiff stand.
News from November 2018
Plaintiff claims he needed liver and kidney transplant after his doctor left his Hepatitis C untreated for seven years
PHILADELPHIA – A patient has filed legal action against his physician, claiming that he was left uninformed he had tested positive for Hepatitis C for seven years, which he says later caused him permanent damage to his liver and kidneys.
PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.
PITTSBURGH — An insurance company has filed a class action lawsuit against Career Advantage of Mahoning Valley Inc. and related entities, citing alleged conversion and violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
PITTSBURGH — A man is suing a retail pharmacy corporation, citing alleged invasion of privacy and negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing the Neighborhood Garden Trust, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Amtrak, property controllers, citing alleged negligence.
District court documents stated they found no good reason to continue to keep the documents private.
The antitrust lawsuit filed by twelve homebuilders for alleged violations of the Sherman Act by seven indirect and direct drywall purchasers has denied summary judgment for the final defendant.
PHILADELPHIA - An ongoing battle between Pennsylvania transportation authorities and taxicabs in the Philadelphia area was settled in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on Oct. 17.
Supreme Court says jury should determine whether medical malpractice case was filed in timely manner
HARRISBURG - On Oct. 17, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that a lower court erred when it granted summary judgment to a number of health care providers sued for medical malpractice.
An airport authority isn’t entitled to its preliminary objections in a lawsuit that sparked after a couple claimed planes flew too close to their property, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania determined on October 15.
PHILADELPHIA – The construction entities with ties to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Schuylkill project are facing a lawsuit from a concrete worker allegedly struck by a falling metal object on the job, though all parties have consented to punitive damages being off the table.
PHILADELPHIA – A North Carolina man and ex-employee for Norfolk Southern Railway Co. says the development of his colon cancer is directly tied to his work duties as a brakeman, conductor and engineer, while the rail company claims the case has no connection to Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who acts as guardian and caretaker to seven children is suing her allegedly absentee landlord, claiming his negligence in maintaining the property’s laundry room ceiling caused it to collapse on and severely injure her.
Norfolk Southern Railway opposes choice of Philly court for suit filed by Ga. man with Hodgkin's Lymphoma
PHILADELPHIA – A Georgia man and former employee of Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has chosen Philadelphia as a setting in which to argue that his contraction of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was a proximate result of his work environment, a move opposed by the rail company.
Contractor suing companies he says are behind his being knocked off scaffold in construction accident
PHILADELPHIA – A man claiming to have been severely injured after being struck with a cement hose and falling off the scaffold on which he was working is suing the commercial entities supervising the construction project, who have not yet responded to the litigation.
PHILADELPHIA - A law firm is suing William Henry Cosby Jr., a Pennsylvania resident, citing alleged breach of contract.
PHILADELPHIA – The widow of a former electrician and technician for Amtrak argues his death from colon and lung cancers was the result of his fulfilling his work duties for Amtrak in an unsafe environment, while the rail entity believes the complaint fails to state a claim and is ripe for dismissal.
PHILADELPHIA – The son of a woman who fell in the Wayne Center elder care facility and sustained both a broken elbow and hip before her death, is now seeking the distribution of $225,000 in settlement funds connected to litigation over her fall.
PHILADELPHIA – A man said to be injured by a motorized and mechanized dock plate at a Giant grocery store has sued the supermarket chain for liability connected to negligence-related injuries.