PHILADELPHIA – Americans from all over the country have traditionally flocked to Philadelphia courts, to the point their plaintiff-friendly reputation has resulted in a “Judicial Hellhole" designation, and now plaintiffs are coming from other countries to seek their day in court.
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania man is suing Finn Corp. and Hard Oak Nursery, alleging breach of warranty, negligence and strict liability.
PHILADELPHIA – A woman allegedly doused with hot water by a fellow resident of a boarding home operated by a local Baptist church has filed litigation against her assailant and the home’s management for her injuries.
Northeast Philly bar's bouncers committed assault, plaintiff says; Defendants say claims insufficient
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who alleges a Northeast Philadelphia restaurant recklessly allowed him to be the target of an assault by the establishment’s bouncers is facing criticism those charges of recklessness are insufficiently-pled.
PITTSBURGH – A Uniontown hospital worker claims a defective elevator caused her to fall when a food cart she was pushing got caught in the gap between the elevator and basement floor.
PHILADELPHIA — A patron is seeking more than $50,000 in damages from the United Skates of America Inc. and Millenium Skate World after allegedly suffering injuries.
MEDIA — A daughter and mother are suing Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County and Upper Darby School District, after an alleged fall from the bleachers at Beverly Hills Middle School.
PHILADELPHIA – A New York man who allegedly suffered severe injuries after being struck in the face by a glass-wielding patron inside a Philadelphia nightclub has sued for damages, but defense counsel refutes the suit and says his only remedy is through the Dram Shop Act.
PHILADELPHIA – A local man arranging Christmas decorations outside his home last year says his neighbors’ German Shepherd dogs attacked and injured him without provocation, and has filed legal action to recover monetary damages.
Latest Xarelto trial brings sixth consecutive victory for its manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer
PHILADELPHIA – Manufacturers of blood-thinning medicine Xarelto have prevailed in a Philadelphia court for the third time and for the sixth time in total, defeating liability claims that the drug caused gastrointestinal bleeding in a plaintiff who was prescribed it.
A Trafford mother and son say a visit to Monroeville Mall ended in injuries and a 911 call.
An inmate blames prison officials for a fall that permanently injured him.
An apartment complex faces litigation after a glass door broke and sliced a boy's arm.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.