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Son and mother sue apartment operator for negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

An apartment complex faces litigation after a glass door broke and sliced a boy's arm.

Pittsburgh resident blames bar for injuries after a brawl

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 31, 2018

A fight at the Ugly Dog bar in Pittsburgh prompted a recent lawsuit by an injured resident.

Dr. Zach Thomas and podiatry clinic sued after surgeon allegedly fails to remove hardware post foot surgery

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient and her husband are suing Zach Thomas, D.P.M., and the Academy of Podiatry P.C., alleging that the surgeon failed to remove screws in a timely manner after her foot operation.

Bethlehem couple sues Pacific Sunwear of California for negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Bethlehem couple is suing Pacific Sunwear of California, doing business as Pacsun, citing alleged negligence.

SEPTA employee says its negligence in requiring him to lift unsafe generator caused him spinal injuries

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) employee of more than 10 years has initiated litigation against the entity for violation of the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), claiming an unsafe generator it required him to lift caused him to suffer both herniated discs and spinal injuries last year.

A Pittsburgh law firm says its office was damaged by a faulty water hose to its automatic coffee maker

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A prominent law firm in the area of Americans with Disabilities Act-related litigation has itself filed a product liability action, claiming a faulty water supply hose leaked and led to damage to its fifth-floor Pittsburgh business offices.

Pharmacy says lawsuit alleging botched pneumococcal vaccination is barred by statute

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who suffered arm and shoulder injuries as a result of what she says was a pneumococcal vaccination gone awry has sued the pharmacy she believes is responsible, but the pharmacy’s counsel countered a number of statutes bar her claims.

Assault and battery claims from Paoli Hospital incident debated by defendant's lawyers

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Parties in an alleged assault and battery case which took place at Paoli Hospital are contesting the specificity and sufficiency of the claims contained in the instant litigation.

Mom of teenager murdered at Philly tavern pursuing legal action against its owners and assailant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a teenager shot and killed at a bar in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia has initiated civil action against the establishment, its owners and the individual alleged to have committed the murder.

Florida couple files lawsuit after alleged slip-and-fall accident at the Hampton Inn Hotel

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 28, 2018

SCRANTON — A Florida couple is suing Hilton Worldwide Holdings and Millet Real Estate, claiming injuries in a slip-and-fall accident on a floor that allegedly was slippery.

Pittsburgh-area firefighters lose hearing loss lawsuit, couldn't prove different sirens would protect motorists

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 28, 2018

HARRISBURG – According to a majority panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, a group of Pittsburgh firefighters did not prove that a different design for a fire truck siren they say permanently damaged their hearing would have been safer.

Home Depot sued by worker claiming injuries on the job

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A worker is suing Home Depot USA, Inc., citing alleged negligence-premises liability, claiming he was injured while unpacking boxes at the home improvement store.

Judge sends trip-and-fall complaint against Philadelphia, property owners to mandatory arbitration

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Per the order of a state court judge, a woman’s negligence-related injury complaint filed against the City of Philadelphia and a pair of property owners has been transferred to mandatory arbitration.

Lawsuit: Drywall contractor's head injuries the result of defendant companies' negligence

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A drywall repairman who suffered serious head injuries on the job when he fell off a ladder onto a concrete floor, has sued the companies he believes are directly responsible for his injuries.

New Jersey couple sues Eastern University and Rutgers Community Christian Church

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey couple is suing Eastern University and Rutgers Community Christian Church, event organizers, citing alleged negligence.

Florida couple sues after alleged slip-and-fall accident at Radisson Hotel

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Florida couple is suing Valley Forge Convention Center Partners, after an alleged slip-and-fall accident at the Radisson Hotel.

Home Depot sued after alleged dog bite incident

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Home Depot Inc. and her supervisors, Philip Rogers and Thomas Mason, citing negligence involving an alleged dog bite.

Tropical Fun Zone sued after alleged Ball Blaster mishap

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 25, 2018

BEAVER — A visitor to the Tropical Fun Zone has filed a lawsuit against the indoor fun center after allegedly stepping on a ball from the Balladium Blaster Cannon and injuring his right leg.

Comcast's negligence in maintaining cable wires caused plaintiff's injuries, suit says; Verizon claims no connection

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – According to recently-filed litigation, negligence exhibited by Comcast, Verizon and the City of Philadelphia through the improper securing and maintenance of cable wires on a property in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, led one plaintiff to be injured.

SEPTA: Flagman's contraction of Lyme Disease and Bell's Palsy was his own fault

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – While a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) flagman’s lawsuit against his employer says the company is at fault for his contraction of Lyme Disease and Bell’s Palsy on the job, the transport company retorts that his injuries are the result of his own negligence.

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