LANCASTER — A former employee of Lancaster-based U.S. Boiler Co. who suffered the partial amputation of his left finger after a boring machine accident has filed a lawsuit against the machine's manufacturer, alleging his injuries resulted from their defective product.
PHILADELPHIA — An inmate who suffered severe injuries in an alleged attack by a fellow inmate wielding a metal pipe has sued the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and 10 correctional officers, alleging violation of his Fourteenth Amendment rights.
KANSAS CITY — The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas has denied the request of Pennsylvania-based JLG Industries Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit against the lift and equipment manufacturer that was filed by the family of a worker who was crushed in an aerial boom lift accident in Missouri.
PHILADELPHIA — On Jan. 31, a common pleas court affirmed its ruling for summary judgment in favor of The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in its real estate battle with a supermarket.
PHILADELPHIA - The owner of Justice Stores will pay $8 million to more than 600,000 people as a result of money being left in a class action settlement fund after a year.
Court upholds ruling for landlord who was targeted in former tenant's 'frivolous' lead paint lawsuit
PHILADELPHIA — The Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia Count has ruled for a property company that was facing a lawsuit from a former tenant seeking a rent refund based on a city's lead ordinance.
PHILADELPHIA — A district court has denied a motion for class certification filed by a former Broomall Center employee.
PHILADELPHIA - A vendor for American Express Bank has won a request to have arbitration proceedings in a class action.
PHILADELPHIA - A $5 million jury verdict against Teva Pharmaceuticals has been cut to $300,000 after a Philadelphia judge ruled on post-trial motions.
PHILADELPHIA - A district court has denied a Verizon FiOS customer's request to have a lawsuit filed against the company sent back to state court.
PHILADELPHIA - A district court has granted, in part, a request by a group of former diner waitresses requiring the owner of Clubhouse Diner to answer questions over its cash payroll practices.
A woman's case against a preliminary employer has been dismissed after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania determined on Jan. 22 that she resigned from her previous job prematurely.
Court activity on Feb. 19: Mivtachim the Workers Socialinsurance Fund Ltd. vs Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Mivtachim the Workers Socialinsurance Fund Ltd., Keren Hgimlaot Hmerkazit Histadrut Central Pension Fund Ltd., Kerren Makefet Pension and Provident Center Cooperative Society Ltd., The Hadassah Workers Pension Fund Ltd. and The "egged" Members Pension Fund Ltd. against Teva Pharm
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activities in the suit brought by Ismail Abdus Salaam against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company on Feb. 19:
Contractor files legal action seeking payment from Aegis Security Insurance and Plavchak Construction
PITTSBURGH — A construction materials supplier is suing an insurance and construction company, citing alleged breach of contract and violation of Commonwealth Procurement Code Claims.
Parent claims School District of Philadelphia failed to provide educational accommodations to her child
PHILADELPHIA — A mother and her minor child are suing a school district, citing alleged breach of duty and disability discrimination.
MEDIA — Parents and their daughter are suing Garnet Valley Gymnastics, a facility operator, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Terry Grugan's decision to practice law stemmed from a fascination with the criminal justice system and the importance of a system that functions well. It came as no surprise, then, when he chose to pursue a career in white-collar defense.
PHILADELPHIA — The United States of America is suing a nonprofit corporation, citing alleged unlawful prescription of controlled substances.
PITTSBURGH — An estate executor is suing Juniper Village at Forest Hills, an assisted living facility operator, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.