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Trampoline park sued for unsafe jumping surface

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A Uniontown couple are suing Altimate Air LLC, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Man ends up in gutter, sues Pleasant Hills

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A pedestrian is suing Borough of Pleasant Hills, et al, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence.

Philly jury hands out $41 million to woman in pelvic mesh case; Verdict to be appealed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – After a trial lasting five weeks, a Philadelphia jury awarded a $41 million verdict to a Lancaster woman today who says she suffered permanent, scarring injuries to her genitalia after the installation of a pelvic mesh implant manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc.

Settlement conference coming next summer in Philly car-pedestrian collision case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 31, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a Philadelphia pedestrian struck by a passing car while walking in a crosswalk near Washington Square has been slated for a settlement conference next summer.

In lawsuit answer, doctor counters patient's claims that he hid plaintiff's Hepatitis C diagnosis

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 31, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia physician has denied negligence-related charges from a patient who alleged he was left uninformed of a positive Hepatitis C diagnosis for seven years, which the plaintiff said later caused him permanent damage to his liver and kidneys.

Dad's lawsuit: My son lost a finger at Independence Seaport Museum

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 31, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A parent is suing Independence Seaport Museum, citing alleged negligence.

Surgeon sued by woman over face lift says her lawyer will 'muddy the water' during upcoming trial

By Chandra Lye | Jan 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A surgeon has responded to claims of medical negligence by a Washington woman who flew out to receive cosmetic surgery from the physician.

Mother of girl scared at amusement park's Halloween event seeks $150K in lawsuit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 30, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A girl's mother is seeking more than $150,000 in a lawsuit against an amusement park that held a Halloween event that allegedly scared the girl and caused her to fall.

Latest Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic church alleges molestation on trip to Super Bowl X

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH – Two supposed predator priests whose names were listed in a grand jury report that alleges decades of protection for pedophiles working for the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, in addition to ranking diocese officials, are mentioned in new litigation filed in Pittsburgh.

Judge orders more info in case of boy injured at Philadelphia Zoo playground

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Per an order from a state court judge, more detailed discovery information will soon be due in the case of a Philadelphia couple whose son was allegedly injured on playground equipment at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Woodland Hills School District student claims substitute teacher head-butted him

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A 10th-grade student is suing the Woodland Hills School District and Richard Novak, school administrator and substitute teacher, citing alleged assault and battery.

Daughter claims Brightview Senior Living's negligence led to mother's death

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — An estate administrator is suing Brightview Senior Living LLC, a senior living facility, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Laborer sues Weldlogic, says steel-bending machine crushed his finger

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A laborer is suing Weldlogic Inc. and other companies, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Worker sues telescopic ladder distributor Regal Ideas for alleged brain injury

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A worker is suing Regal Ideas Inc. and other companies, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Philly Pretzel Factory manager's injury lawsuit headed for settlement conference in March

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The case of an injured Philly Pretzel Factory store manager who claims the retailer did not remedy defective conditions on its Gilbertsville store premises has been scheduled for a settlement conference this March.

First-grader suffers traumatic brain injury when run over by older girls at their track practice, lawsuit states

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A first-grade student who was run over by girls twice her age participating in a track practice and who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the process has had a lawsuit brought in her name by her mother, who witnessed the incident.

Hair salon challenges burn plaintiff's expert, leading to settlement of Allegheny Co. lawsuit

By Chandra Lye | Jan 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The plaintiff in a lawsuit claiming negligence causing bodily injury against a hair salon has agreed to settle outside of court following the defendant's filing a Motion to Dismiss.

City of McKeesport seeks judgment in lawsuit over student's slip and fall on ice

By Chandra Lye | Jan 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A Motion for Summary Judgment has been filed by the City of McKeesport following an injury complaint where a 16-year-old high school student needed medical attention after a fall.

Lawsuit: Student had head slammed into desk and was stuffed in a locker at John F. McCloskey School

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A student's mother is suing The School District of Philadelphia, a government entity, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Delivery man sues U.S. Postal Service, claims he fell at post office

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A delivery man is suing the U.S. Postal Service and others, citing alleged negligence and premises liability.

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