The following cases categorized as "product liability" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on June 26. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Stephen Daigle against Jane Doe, John Doe, Merck & Co. Inc., Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. and Xyz Corp. on June 28:
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently weighed in on a property reassessment case filed against Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, the city’s school district and the county’s Board of Assessment Appeals and Review, agreeing with a lower court's decision to dismiss the case but disagreeing with portions of that court's ruling.
PITTSBURGH – One of Pennsylvania’s most prominent convenience store chains is the target of a class-action lawsuit from a plaintiff who claims it violated state law by charging sales tax on non-flavored mineral water.
United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Richard Ira Mintz, D.O., a Philadelphia-area doctor, has agreed to surrender his ability to practice medicine and pay a $107,584 penalty for prescribing OxyContin (oxycodone) and Xanax (benzodiazepine) to patients without a legitimate medical purpose
A three-judge panel with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a lower court’s ruling that denied a motion to dismiss a case after a man’s exposure to dangerous chemicals allegedly resulted in fatal lung and liver cancer.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania partially granted Friends' Central School Corp.’s motion to dismiss an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit filed by the parents of a student.