News from March 2019

PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT: Women in the Pennsylvania Judiciary

By Press release submission | Mar 13, 2019

March is National Women’s History Month, an ideal time to look at the history of women in the Pennsylvania judiciary as well as those women currently serving.

Attorney: If judges take ALI's controversial insurance project seriously, policyholders would suffer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 13, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Despite passage at last year’s annual meeting of the American Law Institute, multiple states and courts have since expressed opposition to the application of the ALI’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance.

Woman allegedly injured outside Fox & Hound pub settles with establishment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 13, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit centered on a Conshohocken woman allegedly injured outside a popular pub in King of Prussia has been settled and ended, according to court records.

Norfolk Southern Railway denied stay motion in Ga. man's FELA lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 13, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Litigation over whether Norfolk Southern Railway Company’s alleged negligence caused one of its former employees to contract lung cancer was recently rejected for a stay motion filed by the railway company.

Woman waited too long to sue after claiming a sponge was left in her during C-section

By Rich Peters | Mar 13, 2019

PHILADELPHIA - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently declined to hear the appeal of a woman who claims a sponge was left inside her after her C-section.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 5

By The Penn Record | Mar 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 5 in the suits below:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 5

By The Penn Record | Mar 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 5 in the suits below:

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Hershey says class action lawyers recruited plaintiffs through a website; Fight over subpoena ensues

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 14, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Chocolate maker Hershey's, who was sued by some customers regarding alleged artificial flavoring in its Brookside dark chocolate products and has moved to dismiss the case, is now facing challenges of its subpoena against the plaintiff's lawyer.

March 6: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 5: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for contract cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 5: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for personal injury cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on March 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 6: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for contract cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on March 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 6

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 6 in the suits below:

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 6

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 6 in the suits below:

March 6: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for personal injury cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following personal injury-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 5: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Pottsville High athlete sues over suspension; School says harassment of mentally disabled man included nude dance, vile behavior with lollipop

By Takesha Thomas | Mar 14, 2019

The parents of a Pottsville Area High School football player have filed suit against the school district after their son was suspended for allegedly performing a nude dance with a towel in the locker room.

Brian Cummings helps patients, families find justice in malpractice cases

By Sponsored Content | Mar 14, 2019

A resident physician’s undetected error may have cost a patient her life during treatment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center – just the type of case Nashville attorney Brian Cummings seeks to address.

Bible app WatchWORD creators claim Erie Insurance did not cover damages related to hacking

By Keri Carbaugh | Mar 15, 2019

ERIE -- WatchWORD, the creators of an Apple-based Bible app, filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against their insurance company for denying a claim after its app was hacked.

Man wanted slip-and-fall case heard in Philadelphia, but Superior Court says no

By Rich Peters | Mar 15, 2019

PHILADELPHIA - A slip-and-fall plaintiff has been denied in his attempt to have his lawsuit moved from Delaware County to Philadelphia.

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