PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiffs pursuing legal damages in the aftermath of a serious crossbow injury are facing opposition from defense attorneys, who believe the case’s foreign defendant was not properly served or was subject to American jurisdiction.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia couple who claimed they suffered more than $100,000 in fire damage to their due to the negligence of a Comcast technician will head to settlement conference this autumn, prior to the case heading to trial next winter.
PHILADELPHIA – A local man is seeking legal damages and claiming he was assaulted without provocation by the bouncers of a popular Philadelphia nightspot, while counsel for Pulse Nightclub countered there was no basis for those allegations.
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey plaintiff who alleged he was shot and run over outside a Philadelphia social club does not have the lawful ability to make claims for punitive damages, defense counsel asserts.
PHILADELPHIA – A new complaint filed in state court claims Philadelphia police officers battered a man who had a conflict with a gas station cashier over possession of a pack of cigarettes he purchased, while counsel for the officers say the claims are baseless.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania determined on Aug. 27 it lacked proper jurisdiction to settle a Bitcoin deal gone wrong between a Pennsylvania man and a Japanese company.
PHILADELPHIA – A case of mistaken identity allegedly led to an Asian plaintiff being assaulted, falsely detained and arrested during his visit to a Home Depot, though counsel for the major hardware store denies such conduct took place.
PHILADELPHIA – The widow of an inspection and repair employee for Conrail alleges the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing her late husband to several toxic substances and causing him to develop fatal lung cancer, which took his life in just four months.
PITTSBURGH – In the wake of the recent release of a state grand jury report on the subject of child sexual abuse at the hands of clergy in Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh-area man and two former area residents have launched legal action against the Diocese of Pittsburgh, claiming it fraudulently concealed their abuse and that of other victims.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania sided with New Hope-Solebury School District on Aug. 27, in a former student’s claims it violated the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).