PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Williamsport couple who charged Family Dollar with negligence and failing to properly hire and supervise its employees for dropping a large soda bottle on one of the plaintiff’s feet and broke it, will be heard in a Philadelphia courtroom next year.
Former machine operator and trackman says CSX Transportation's unsafe work environment led to his spinal injuries
PHILADELPHIA – A former machine operator and trackman for CSX Transportation has initiated legal action against his ex-employer, claiming it violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not providing him with a safe work environment.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia couple whose son was allegedly injured on playground equipment at the Philadelphia Zoo will proceed to trial next summer, according to an order from a state court judge.
PITTSBURGH – The widow of a man killed after an altercation at a Pittsburgh Steelers game in November 2016 is seeking to hold the assailants, the stadium and its security team legally responsible for his death.
Dissenting judge says out-of-state firefighters' hearing loss lawsuits do not belong in Philadelphia court
HARRISBURG – In continuing litigation involving firefighters suing siren manufacturers for hearing loss, a panel from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that jurisdiction in the Commonwealth extends to all businesses registered here, no matter if the corporation is listed as foreign or domestic.
PHILADELPHIA – In new litigation, a Louisiana woman implanted with an intrauterine device (IUD) manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals says her reproductive organs were permanently damaged when a piece of the device broke off inside her uterus.
PHILADELPHIA – A publicly-unknown plaintiff has launched legal action against Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and its owners and operators, for allegedly disclosing his confidential HIV-positive status to both his family and members of the public.
Deliveryman sues UPenn Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for negligence after he says his leg was crushed on loading dock
PHILADELPHIA – A hospital deliveryman is suing two prominent Philadelphia hospitals for negligence after he says a loading dock plate weighing more than 250 pounds crushed his left leg, while one of the hospitals denies his allegations.
PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh-area woman has filed suit against a prominent protective paint and coating manufacturer, charging one of its paint-stripping products for being responsible for the death of her son.
PHILADELPHIA – A guest at a University of Pennsylvania fraternity’s Halloween party is holding the group and its event organizers responsible for an incident in which a lit marshmallow allegedly burned her on the back.
PHILADELPHIA – A local man alleges he was wrongfully accused of retail theft, unlawfully detained and was the victim of excessive police force at a Pep Boys store in the Port Richmond neighborhood.
PHILADELPHIA – A dialysis patient who says he was dropped while on an ambulance stretcher, waiting to be transported to his medical appointment, has sued the ambulance companies involved for damages related to his injuries.
PHILADELPHIA — A worker is suing International Paper Co., a packaging company, after allegedly slipping and falling on icy steps while delivering large rolls of paper.
SCRANTON — Carmella Hutchins filed a complaint on Sept. 17, in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, against Monsignor McHugh School and the Archdiocese of Scranton, claiming she suffered serious injuries after tripping on the sidewalk outside of the school.
PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Allegheny County and Allegheny Parks Department, claiming negligence, after she allegedly tripped and fell while trying to retrieve a Frisbee from a storm drain.
HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania court has upheld a Workers' Compensation Appeal Board's award to a former Piedmont Airlines employee who was injured in a company parking lot.
PHILADELPHIA – Proceedings are ongoing in an action in which a Philadelphia woman claims negligence on the part of multiple defendants led her and her minor daughter to suffer medical complications as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff allegedly injured on a Philadelphia street by walking into a hole is pursuing legal damages against the city, state, and a number of other businesses, including Comcast.
PHILADELPHIA – The owner of a used car dealership in Northeast Philadelphia was unsuccessful in striking a $235,000 judgment levied against him in a premises liability action filed a plaintiff injured on his business property.
MEDIA — A daughter is suing nursing home facilities, alleging her mother fell several times and suffered head injuries that contributed to her death.