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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.

Plaintiff: Screw implanted for spinal fusion procedure broke, leaving fragments in spinal column

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man has sued a Minnesota medical device company alleging a screw which was used in his spinal fusion surgery broke, sending its fragments into his spinal column.

Teamster dock worker sues Philadelphia Port Authority over 'uneven walking surface'; Defendants say his injuries are his fault

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Teamster working on the docks of the Port of Philadelphia claims his employers were negligent in maintaining the working conditions at the site, and that the injuries he sustained in an on-the-job accident there were the result.

Counsel sparring over plaintiff's alleged trip-and-fall at Franklin Mills Mall's J.C. Penney

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiffs who claim J.C. Penney and a mall company acted negligently and recklessly in permitting conditions which led to an accident involving the female plaintiff at the Franklin Mills Mall face opposition on that point from the store and mall’s counsel, who believe that claim is insufficient.

Johnson & Johnson, Bayer seek dismissal of 12 Philadelphia Xarelto lawsuits, say fact sheets are missing

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – According to a recent filing, counsel for the manufacturers of blood thinner-drug Xarelto are looking to have the lawsuits of certain plaintiffs dismissed with prejudice, supposedly for not complying with filing guidelines.

Woman says her finger was severed by a cooling fan while using tanning bed

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 23, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A woman whose finger was allegedly severed by a cooling fan as she was using a tanning bed is suing The Sun Club tanning salon operator.

Tractor trailer owner allegedly injured in cargo spill sues storage facility

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A tractor trailer owner is suing Exide Technologies Inc., citing negligence, after he was allegedly injured in a cargo spill.

Live Nation sued after man allegedly falls outside the Tower Theater

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 23, 2018

MEDIA — A husband and wife are suing Live Nation and Upper Darby Township after the man allegedly tripped and fell on a curb outside the Tower Theater in Upper Darby.

Lawsuit claims shiatsu massage chair caused man's neck injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 23, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife filed a lawsuit against Innovative Vending Solutions LLC, a massage chair distributor, claiming he suffered neck injuries from using the Shiatsu massage chair.

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