News from February 2019

Philly jury hands out $41 million to woman in pelvic mesh case; Verdict to be appealed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – After a trial lasting five weeks, a Philadelphia jury awarded a $41 million verdict to a Lancaster woman today who says she suffered permanent, scarring injuries to her genitalia after the installation of a pelvic mesh implant manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc.

Man ends up in gutter, sues Pleasant Hills

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A pedestrian is suing Borough of Pleasant Hills, et al, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence.

Wexford Health Sources is named in Erie lawsuit alleging inmate suffered wrongful death

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

ERIE — The sister of a deceased inmate is suing Wexford Health Sources Inc.; Medical Associates of Erie; Gary Peterson, DO; and Christina Mealy PA-C, citing alleged wrongful death, violation of the Eighth Amendment and survival action.

National Hail & Dent Removal seeks more than $41,000 on open account

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A paintless dent removal company is suing Porterfield's Collision Center Inc. and Sherry Porterfield, automobile body repair service providers, citing alleged conversion, theft and unjust enrichment.

HR director sues Desert NDT for alleged age discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A director of human resources is suing Desert NDT LLC and Shawcor Ltd., former employers, citing alleged discrimination and wrongful termination.

Trampoline park sued for unsafe jumping surface

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A Uniontown couple are suing Altimate Air LLC, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Student claims she was removed from Drexel University's nursing program in retaliation for filling a grievance

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A nursing student is suing a private college, citing alleged gender discrimination and retaliation.

Lawsuit claims Landoll Corp. manufactured and sold a faulty trailer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A Warminster resident is suing a trailer manufacturer and maintenance provider, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Nonprofit organization claims Farmers Inn violated Endangered Species Act

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 1, 2019

ERIE — A nonprofit organization is suing an animal keeper, citing alleged abuse of animals, negligence and public nuisance.

Court activity on Feb. 1: Cmfg Life Insurance Company vs Ashley K. Hargan-Gerber

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Cmfg Life Insurance Company against Ashley K. Hargan-Gerber and Megan E. Hargan on Feb. 1: 'Motion For Extension Of Time To File Answer To Complaint (unopposed) Filed By Ashley K. Hargan-Gerber.certificate Of Service. (attachments: # 1 Text Of Proposed Order)(herrold, Tyson)'

Court activity on Feb. 1: Ellen B. Farber vs CSS Industries Inc.

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Ellen B. Farber, Matthew H. Kamens, Lester E. Lipschutz and Jack Farber against CSS Industries Inc. on Feb. 1: 'Stipulation And Order That Deadline For Css To Answer Or Respond To Plaintiffs Complaint Is Extended Until 3/6/19. Signed By Honorable Nitza I Quinones Alejandro On 2/1

Case activity for Bujar Zymberi vs Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company on Feb. 1

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Bujar Zymberi against Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company and The RSL Group and Blanket Insurance Trust on Feb. 1:

Court activity on Feb. 1: Kevin Scherl vs Waltco Truck Equipment Co.

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Kevin Scherl against Waltco Truck Equipment Co., Waltco Lift Corp., Hiab USA Inc., Dolgencorp LLC, Dollar General Corp., Dollar General Inc. and Muru Associates LP on Feb. 1: 'Answer To Complaint , Crossclaim Against Dolgencorp, Llc, Dollar General Corporation, Dollar General, In

Court activity on Feb. 1: Malibu Media LLC vs John Doe

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Malibu Media LLC against John Doe on Feb. 1: 'Notice By Malibu Media, Llc (fiore, Christopher)'

Court activity on Feb. 1: Ana Hernandez vs State Farm Fire & Casualty Company

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Ana Hernandez, Alberto Santos and Julia Delgado against State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, Brian Cover and Chandra L. Robinson on Feb. 1: 'Praecipe To Attach Table Of Contents And Table Of Authorities To Defendants' Motion To Dismiss And Memorandum By Brian Cover, Chandra L. Rob

Court activity on Feb. 1: Roundhill Condominium Association vs NVR Inc.

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Roundhill Condominium Association against NVR Inc. on Feb. 1: 'Notice Of Hearing: Initial Pretrial Conference Set For 4/10/2019 03:00 Pm In Judge Chambers Before Honorable Gene E.k. Pratter. (attachments: # 1 Supplement, # 2 Supplement, # 3 Supplement)(rab, )'

Case activity for Astrit Hetemi vs Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company on Feb. 1

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Astrit Hetemi against Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company and The RSL Group and Blanket Insurance Trust on Feb. 1:

Court activity on Feb. 1: Rossy Tineo vs Boris Levik

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Rossy Tineo against Boris Levik and Sarg LLC on Feb. 1: 'Order That Counsel For Plaintiff[s] Must Serve This Order On Every Party To This Case Immediately After The Partys First Appearance, Unless This Case Was Removed From State Court, In Which Case This Responsibility Falls On

Court activity on Feb. 1: Bryant Andrews vs Cromedy Construction Corp.

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Bryant Andrews against Cromedy Construction Corp. on Feb. 1: 'Affidavit Of Service By Dennis Richman Re: Served Complaint And Summons Upon Bill Cromedy (owner, Cromedy Construction Corporation) By Personal Service On 1/25/2019, Answer Due 2/15/2019. (weinberg, Marc) Modified On 2

Court activity on Feb. 1: Victoria Fanning vs Cameron Johnson

By The Penn Record | Feb 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Victoria Fanning against Cameron Johnson and Linda Johnson on Feb. 1: 'Notice Of Hearing: Initial Pretrial Conference Set For 4/5/2019 02:00 Pm In Judge Chambers Before Honorable Gene E.k. Pratter. (attachments: # 1 Supplement, # 2 Supplement, # 3 Supplement)(rab, )'

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