SCRANTON – A former animal control officer has sued the animal shelter and two members of its board of directors for defamation, claiming the defendants falsely accused her of employing cruel and violent methods to euthanize animals.
PHILADELPHIA – A dialysis patient who says he was dropped while on an ambulance stretcher, waiting to be transported to his medical appointment, has sued the ambulance companies involved for damages related to his injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – The parent company and publisher of two of Philadelphia’s major print news publications wants to satisfy a judgment of more than $17,000 regarding advertising placements in those same newspapers from a dental practice.
PHILADELPHIA – A guest at a University of Pennsylvania fraternity’s Halloween party is holding the group and its event organizers responsible for an incident in which a lit marshmallow allegedly burned her on the back.
PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh-area woman has filed suit against a prominent protective paint and coating manufacturer, charging one of its paint-stripping products for being responsible for the death of her son.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff and personal injury attorney and his former significant other are on opposite sides of a defamation case, with each party claiming the other engaged in multiple forms of abuse towards them.
PHILADELPHIA – Per an order from a state court judge, counsel for an assault victim has been granted the opportunity to receive all records pertinent to the case from Lebanon City law enforcement officials.
PHILADELPHIA – A hospital deliveryman is suing two prominent Philadelphia hospitals for negligence after he says a loading dock plate weighing more than 250 pounds crushed his left leg, while one of the hospitals denies his allegations.
PHILADELPHIA – A publicly-unknown plaintiff has launched legal action against Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and its owners and operators, for allegedly disclosing his confidential HIV-positive status to both his family and members of the public.
PHILADELPHIA – While a promotions company believes a Philadelphia pub defaulted on paying the costs associated with exhibiting an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pay-per-view broadcast, the pub denies the claim and counters that it is insufficiently-pled.