PITTSBURGH — Husband and wife contractors are suing FedEx Custom Critical Inc. and Wabash National Corp., trailer lessee and lessor, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.
PHILADELPHIA – A local man has initiated legal action against the City of Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (DOT), after he was injured when the bus he was riding fell into a construction hole.
Drunk bar patron who allegedly fell and sustained skull injuries sues Camden, N.J., bar for overserving him
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.
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.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH — A customer is suing Sheetz Inc., Mill Stone Equipment LLC and Penn Metal Fabricators, premises controllers, citing alleged negligence and strict products liability.
MEDIA — A woman is suing the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Delaware, a premises controller, citing negligence.
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.
ERIE — A consumer is suing Smith Provision Co., Eriez Manufacturing Inc. and Wegmans Inc., hot dog distributors, citing alleged negligence and strict product liability.
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.
PHILADELPHIA — A business invitee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corp., d/b/a Amtrak, citing alleged negligence.
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.”
SCRANTON — A father is suing Millett Real Estate, et al, premises controllers, citing alleged gross negligence and failure to warn.
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.
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.
PHILADELPHIA – A man whose leg allegedly was struck by and ripped into the rotating blades of a package winding machine on the job has sued the device’s manufacturer for legal damages related to those injuries.