News from April 2019

Case activity for Stell Enterprises Inc. vs International Union of Operating Engineers Local Union 542 on April 26

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Stell Enterprises Inc. against International Union of Operating Engineers Local Union 542 on April 26:

Case activity for Peter Schenk vs Allstate Insurance Company on April 26

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Peter Schenk against Allstate Insurance Company on April 26:

Court activity on April 26: Dorothy Palmer vs United States Department of the Navy

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Dorothy Palmer and George Palmer against United States Department of the Navy on April 26: 'Certified Copy Of Order Of Usca, Dated 10/2/2018, As To 17 Notice Of Appeal Filed By Dorothy Palmer, George Palmer, That The Orders Of The District Court Entered In Giovanni Vs. U.s. Dept.

Court activity on April 10: Joel Carpenter vs Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Joel Carpenter and Mary Carpenter against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck & Co. Inc. and Mckesson Corp. on April 10: 'Complaint Against Merck & Co. Inc., Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., McKesson Corporation ( Filing And Admin Fee $400 Receipt Number 0312-9571796) With Jury Demand, Fi

Court activity on April 25: Charles A. Boyer vs Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Charles A. Boyer and Louis A. Boyer against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck & Co. Inc. and Mckesson Corp. on April 25: 'Order Of Mdl Panel Transferring Case To The Eastern District Of Pennsylvania. (mdl 2848 Cto 28 Judge Harvey Bartle, Iii) (gh, ) [transferred From New Jersey On

Case activity for Steven Taff vs Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. on April 12

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Steven Taff and Kristine Taff against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Mckesson Corp. and Merck & Co. Inc. on April 12:

Case activity for Joel Carpenter vs Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. on April 26

By The Penn Record | Apr 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Joel Carpenter and Mary Carpenter against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck & Co. Inc. and Mckesson Corp. on April 26:

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Eastern District of Pennsylvania Hosts Roundtable Addressing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and The Americans With Disabilities Act

By Press release submission | Apr 29, 2019

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division hosted a roundtable for community organizations, treatment centers, and healthcare providers in order to foster discussion about the nationwide opioid crisis.

Litigation funders get win at Third Circuit approving deals in NFL concussion lawsuits

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Third-party litigation funders scored a touchdown on Friday, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated an order prohibiting ex-NFL players from utilizing their assistance to receive advance payments in the league’s billion-dollar concussion settlement.

Consumer Fresh Produce alleges it is owed more than $80,000 for goods

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

ERIE – A Pittsburgh wholesale seller of perishable agricultural commodities is suing an Erie buyer and others over allegations they failed to pay for the goods they purchased in full.

Woman sues SharkNinja after loose blender blade allegedly injures hand

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A Lincoln University woman is suing a blender manufacturer and retailer after a loose blade injured her hand.

Defamation lawsuit: Dept. of Labor employee alleges union vice president made false statements in email

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A Baden man is suing a New Jersey union official over allegations he sent false statements in a grievance.

Family alleges minor daughter was assaulted at Woods Services facility

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A New York couple allege their minor daughter was assaulted by a worker at a Langhorne medical facility.

Passengers file negligence suit against American Airlines after cabin pressure failure

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Four passengers are suing two airlines over allegations a plane's failure to properly pressurize caused them pain and injuries.

Woman who alleges her head was caught in SEPTA train door sees case head to arbitration

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing has been rescheduled in the action brought by a passenger whose head and neck were trapped in the doors of an elevated line train last year versus the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).

Chinese company added to lawsuit filed by plaintiff allegedly shocked by Toastmaster coffee pot

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – One of the manufacturers and retail defendants in a case involving a plaintiff who claimed to receive an electric shock from a Toastmaster coffee pot, has filed a joinder complaint to add another company to the brew.

Law firm, attorney allege they are owed nearly $70,000 from Pittsburgh law firm

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh attorney and his law firm alleges they were not paid several thousand dollars by another law firm.

Federal court approves $25K settlement for mover who sued U-Haul, others

By Charmaine Little | Apr 30, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has approved a settlement in a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuit against three moving companies.

Court denies class action status to parents accusing Philadelphia schools of offering inadequate translation services

By Charmaine Little | Apr 30, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a class certification for a group of parents and students suing the School District of Philadelphia for its allegedly subpar translation services.

Farmers Fire Insurance seeks declaratory relief regarding assault suit filed against Pittsburgh bar

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH – An insurance company is seeking a declaration that it no longer has a duty to provide coverage to a Pittsburgh business for a lawsuit.

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