News from March 2019

Repsol Oil would pay BKV $21 million if arbitration award is affirmed by Pittsburgh judge

By Takesha Thomas | Mar 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The owner of an Allegheny County pipeline has won an arbitration award of more than $21 million over an alleged breach of contract with an oil company.

Plaintiffs lawyer says he spent 800 hours on case but didn't get his share of $3M in fees

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — An attorney is seeking damages, alleging he invested over 800 hours in a case and was not paid fairly for his work.

JACKSON LEWIS: Malcolm J. Ingram of Jackson Lewis Named Interim President of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ and DE

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Associate Malcolm J. Ingram has been appointed Interim President of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ and DE (AACC).

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Member, Robert Tomilson, Appointed to Eastern University’s Board of Trustees

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Clark Hill member, Robert Tomilson, has been appointed to Eastern University’s Board of Trustees.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Jacqueline G. Segal Appointed Parliamentarian of the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Rochelle Fedullo, the Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, has appointed Fox Rothschild partner Jacqueline G. Segal to be Parliamentarian of the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors for 2019.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP:National Kidney Foundation Honors Joel Bolstein with Leadership in Action Award

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Joel Bolstein, who was honored by the National Kidney Foundation (NFK) with the Arthur P. Pasquarella Leadership in Action Award.

MCNEES WALLACE NURICK: Mcnees Labor & Employment Attorney to Present on I-9 Compliance at Business Breakfast Briefing

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Mar 18, 2019

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, in partnership with the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, will host a Business Breakfast Briefing at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center on Friday, March 15, where McNees attorney Joe Sileo will present “What Employers Need to Know About I-9 Compliance.” The presentation runs from 8:00 a.m.

Discovery ongoing in foster family abuse case involving two Philadelphia boys

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Continued discovery is scheduled to take place in the case of two young Philadelphia boys, ages 6 and 8 years old, who were allegedly sexually abused by their foster parent’s grandson.

Judge says father and daughter allegedly harmed by mold must comply with discovery requests

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment have been ordered by a state court judge to respond to the defendant's discovery requests.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 11

By The Penn Record | Mar 19, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 11 in the suits below:

Shell Oil sued over alleged mishap while pouring concrete

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A couple are seeking damages, claiming that a concrete worker was caused severe and irreparable damages in a worksite accident.

Appeals court rules Dragonetti Act protects attorney from opposing counsel's pursuit of sanctions

By Scott Holland | Mar 19, 2019

HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that a lower court incorrectly interpreted the Dragonetti Act in deciding to let a request for sanctions against defense counsel in a medical malpractice trial proceed.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 11

By The Penn Record | Mar 19, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 11 in the suits below:

Claustrophobia as a disability: Employee sues fireworks company for not providing him an office with a window

By Karen Kidd | Mar 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A longtime employee's federal lawsuit against his former employer for allegedly failing to accommodate his condition of claustrophobia follows a series of similar cases introduced since a change in disabilities law in 2008.

Servicemembers with alleged hearing loss are suing 3M over earplugs; Six cases recently filed in Philadelphia

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Minnesota-based 3M finds itself the target of litigation from U.S. military veterans nationwide, who claim the company’s Combat-Arms Earplugs, worn by troops from 2003-2015, were the proximate cause of hearing damage and deafness to countless military service members.

March 12: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for insurance cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 20, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 12. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 11: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania docket for product liability cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 20, 2019

The following product liability-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on March 11. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Arbitration session rescheduled in nonprofit's case against Atlanta-based singer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 20, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Due to a continuance, arbitration sessions have been rescheduled for a matter involving an HIV/AIDS nonprofit who claims an Atlanta-based singer it paid an advance to perform at one of its gala events wasn’t able to attend and didn’t refund the advance she received.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 12

By The Penn Record | Mar 20, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 12 in the suits below:

March 12: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania docket for personal injury cases

By The Penn Record | Mar 20, 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 12. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

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