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Drunk bar patron who allegedly fell and sustained skull injuries sues Camden, N.J., bar for overserving him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man who suffered severe skull injuries in a fall at a Camden bar says the establishment overserved him and caused his accident to occur.

Allentown Park Hotel sued over man's alleged fall

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

ALLENTOWN — Two patrons are suing Hospitality Cover Plus LLC, doing business as Allentown Park Hotel, citing alleged negligence.

Plumber says he was exposed to diseases while working on pipe connected to UPenn laboratory

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plumber is suing the University of Pennsylvania after he claims a pipe he was working on, which was connected to a campus laboratory, potentially exposed him to a host of blood-borne pathogenic diseases.

Torch cutter at Alcoa gets burned, sues maker of protective garment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man employed as a torch cutter is suing Aramark and its subsidiaries for allegedly manufacturing and distributing a protective garment that he claims failed to protect him from second and third-degree burns he sustained on the job.

Court date set for woman who claims she was assaulted by Family Dollar employees

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia woman who alleges she was severely beaten and assaulted by the employees of a local Family Dollar store is on its way to trial in a Philadelphia courtroom next winter.

Customer sues Sheetz, says her finger was amputated after cutting it on trash can

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A customer is suing Sheetz Inc., Mill Stone Equipment LLC and Penn Metal Fabricators, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence and strict products liability.

Woman claims she was injured in a fall on a Delaware County sidewalk

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Delaware, a premises controller, citing negligence.

Former patient accuses Excela Health Frick Hospital of malpractice

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Frick Hospital, t/d/b/a Excela Health Frick Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, citing alleged professional negligence, corporate negligence, and violation of EMTALA.

Consumer seeks $2 million from Wegmans for hot dogs allegedly with metal shards in them

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

ERIE — A consumer is suing Smith Provision Co., Eriez Manufacturing Inc. and Wegmans Inc., hot dog distributors, citing alleged negligence and strict product liability.

Lawsuit: Dunmore garbage man fell off defective step on truck, causing brain damage

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — An incapacitated person, through legal guardians, is suing Scranton Manufacturing, Eagle Truck Equipment, The Cook Brothers Cos. and Mack Trucks, after he allegedly received brain damage following a fall from a garbage truck.

Passenger sues Amtrak following fall at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A business invitee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corp., d/b/a Amtrak, citing alleged negligence.

Judge rejects ALI's controversial Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance theory

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 15, 2018

TOPEKA, Kansas – A recent decision reached in a federal court pertaining to breach of contract and bad faith claims in a fatal auto accident case rejects a theory from the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, and its recommendations for insurer liability for defense counsel conduct as “premature.”

Father sues Hampton Inn owner, says daughter hurt face in pool

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A father is suing Millett Real Estate, et al, premises controllers, citing alleged gross negligence and failure to warn.

Penndel man sues the maker of his couch for apartment fire; Landlord blames the man's cigarette

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Bucks County man is suing the manufacturers of his upholstery, claiming its defective design and lack of fire-retardant barriers led to him suffering burns on one-third of his body in an apartment fire nearly three years ago.

Woman says she fell getting into disabled persons vehicle, lost her toes as a result

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – New litigation filed in state court centers on a Philadelphia woman who violently fell when entering a disabled persons transport vehicle, was injured and subsequently had to have more than one of her toes amputated.

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