Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority named in negligence claim

By Ben Hart | Mar 27, 2014


A Philadelphia employee is suing over claims he sustained injuries on the job.

Walter Carpenter filed a lawsuit on Feb. 26 in the Philadelphia County District Court against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, citing negligence.

Carpenter claims on April 30, 2012, he was working for the defendant as a truck driver and was filling the fuel truck when he was caused to sustain injury. The suit alleges the defendant didn't provide a safe work environment with properly functioning equipment, resulting in an accident that injured Carpenter's lower back and right leg.

Carpenter is seeking damages in excess of $50,000. He is being represented in the case by Philadelphia attorney James M. Duckworth of Keller and Goggin P.C.

Philadelphia County District Court Case No. 140202689.

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