PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing has been scheduled in the matter of a Georgia shipping company alleging a local organic juice company is in debt to it for outstanding shipping costs in excess of $11,000.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia attorney claims a former associate of his law firm later took revenge for his own firing by posting defamatory statements online about the plaintiff and his former place of business.
PHILADELPHIA – In new litigation, a Louisiana woman implanted with an intrauterine device (IUD) manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals says her reproductive organs were permanently damaged when a piece of the device broke off inside her uterus.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Philadelphia recently ruled that a $125 million antitrust settlement concerning sleep disorder drug Provigil is valid, dismissing some lawyers' claims to the contrary.
HARRISBURG – In continuing litigation involving firefighters suing siren manufacturers for hearing loss, a panel from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that jurisdiction in the Commonwealth extends to all businesses registered here, no matter if the corporation is listed as foreign or domestic.
PITTSBURGH – The widow of a man killed after an altercation at a Pittsburgh Steelers game in November 2016 is seeking to hold the assailants, the stadium and its security team legally responsible for his death.
PITTSBURGH – A former Allegheny County Jail corrections guard claims an arbitrator overstepped the authority of her role in punishing her for alleged dereliction of her duty in failing to notice the death of a jail inmate.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia couple whose son was allegedly injured on playground equipment at the Philadelphia Zoo will proceed to trial next summer, according to an order from a state court judge.
PHILADELPHIA – A former machine operator and trackman for CSX Transportation has initiated legal action against his ex-employer, claiming it violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing him with a safe work environment.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Williamsport couple who charged Family Dollar with negligence and failing to properly hire and supervise its employees for dropping a large soda bottle on one of the plaintiff’s feet and broke it, will be heard in a Philadelphia courtroom next year.
PHILADELPHIA – A fellow passenger on board the infamous Southwest Airlines flight last spring during which one passenger was partially sucked out of the plane and later died, is seeking damages from the airline and the airplane’s manufacturers.
PHILADELPHIA — A mobility-impaired person has filed a class action lawsuit against Urban Philadelphia Liberty Building LLC, a public accommodation operator, citing alleged failure to adhere to Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
PHILADELPHIA – A case management conference has been slated in a lawsuit that alleges a construction company’s negligence caused damage to be sustained to the roof of the adjacent building, an all-organic restaurant.
PHILADELPHIA – Adjacent property owners in Center City, Philadelphia are in legal conflict over the existence and placement of scaffolding and sidewalk shelters, with each side opposed as to the structures’ legality or lack thereof.
PHILADELPHIA – A company seeking to protect medical records from disclosure to pre-complaint discovery from a local law firm has earned a split decision on a judicial order, where any records concerning the plaintiffs themselves will be provided and the remainder which are not will remain shielded.