PITTSBURGH – A McKeesport couple allege a defective tree stand caused the husband to fall 15 feet while hunting.
PHILADELPHIA – The defendants in an action where the estate of a deceased train line switchman alleges the railroad companies he worked for violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA) by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances, have filed to dismiss it for improper venue.
PHILADELPHIA – Another lawsuit from an out-of-state plaintiff joins others in targeting Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana medication for Type 2 diabetes, alleging the company failed to warn him that the drug put him at increased risk for the gangrene he sustained from taking it.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman says a Harrisburg-based grocer, and a local charter school and cleaning service agency were responsible for injuries she suffered when a metal bar fell and landed on her head, while the grocer claims her injuries are barred by a number of affirmative defenses.
PHILADELPHIA – Per a recent order from a Philadelphia judge, a Jenkintown-based nonprofit organization must comply with discovery requests or face sanctions in the form of preclusion of testimony and evidence at trial.
PITTSBURGH – A woman is suing a hair product manufacturer over allegations that the use of a hair dye resulted in hair loss.
Defense seeks sanctions against woman who filed lawsuit after drunk fan fell on top of her at Eagles game
PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for one of the defendants in a civil lawsuit from a fan alleging to have been severely injured at one of their games in 2016 when an intoxicated fellow fan passed out and fell on top of her, claims that the fan isn’t cooperating with discovery requests and should be sanctioned.
PHILADELPHIA – An Ohio man is suing a Wayne military academy over allegations he was subjected to abuse while a student there.
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man who worked on a Billy Joel concert no longer wishes to sue the Piano Man, though claims he was injured by scaffolding remain pending against other defendants.
PHILADELPHIA – In opposing a lawsuit from the parents of a student at its Wharton School of Business who committed suicide three years ago, the University of Pennsylvania said the death was due to causes outside of its control.
PITTSBURGH – A couple allege that faulty equipment caused the husband to be injured at a Harmony location.
LANCASTER – A Lititz couple allege one of the husband's fingers was severed while using a defective crossbow.
PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak trackman claims the train transportation company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by failing to provide safe equipment with which to perform his duties, and he claims he’s suffered permanent knee damage as a result.
PHILADELPHIA – A prominent Risperdal case where the issue of punitive damages applicability reached the state Superior Court has been resolved through a settlement in Philadelphia, according to mutual confirmation from plaintiff counsel and the drug’s manufacturer.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a parent suing her child’s school for damages after he allegedly fell from a classroom’s indoor tunnel has been settled before proceeding to trial.
PHILADELPHIA – A Taiwanese company that was facing suit from plaintiffs after a serious crossbow injury successfully secured their exit from the case, after arguing it was not properly served or subject to American jurisdiction.
PITTSBURGH – A man is seeking damages from a Bedford telescopic boom lift manufacturer over allegations he was injured when the cables broke on a boom lift while in use.
PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County woman is suing a McDonald's alleging that she was burnt by hot coffee that an allegedly negligent employee "tossed" to her at the drive-thru.
LANCASTER – A Landisville woman is suing a Lancaster restaurant alleging that a defective chair caused her to fall.