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Water or peanuts? Ahead of trial, Texas Roadhouse questions customer's account of slip and fall

By Chandra Lye | Jan 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Texas Roadhouse has filed a pre-trial statement in their defense in a lawsuit from a patron who claims she was injured after falling at one of their locations.

Lawsuit: Defective toy hammock caused child's death by strangulation

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 25, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a young child allegedly killed as a result of being entangled in a mesh hammock is suing both its manufacturers and major retailer Wal-Mart for wrongful death-related damages.

Lawsuit: Burst pipe causes man to be electrocuted at Pennsylvania Hospital

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 25, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A new lawsuit filed in state court alleges a Philadelphia man was electrocuted at Pennsylvania Hospital, when a pipe suddenly burst and water was caused to spill from the wall.

Woman sues archdiocese after suffering arm and shoulder injuries in fall at private school

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 25, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who suffered a broken arm and shoulder at a high school in Northeast Philadelphia after attending a function for her daughter, a student there, has filed a negligence lawsuit against the school through the local archdiocese.

Philadelphia man alleges he was beaten and robbed at Onyx strip club, which rejects allegations

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 24, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A man who visited a Philadelphia gentlemen’s club and claimed to have been assaulted, beaten and robbed while there has launched legal action against the club and its ownership and operating management companies.

Former Delco prisoner says corrections guard, a former boxer, beat him while in custody

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 24, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A man once incarcerated in a Delaware County jail claims that he was assaulted and severely beaten by a former boxer-turned-corrections officer during his stay, and is suing the man and the organization operating the institution for damages.

Ox Bodies dump trucks seeks dismissal lawsuit over ladder

By Charmaine Little | Jan 23, 2019

A dump truck body manufacturer responded to a negligence lawsuit filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania on January 4.

Lawsuit: Claims payment denied for emergency care rendered to plaintiff's late husband

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A health insurance provider is being charged with negligence and bad faith for allegedly denying payment for a claim in connection with emergency medical care administered to a Pennsylvania widow’s late spouse.

Conference upcoming for suit brought by father, daughter allegedly harmed by apartment chemicals, mold

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit involving a father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment, has been slated for a settlement conference next summer.

Case of man who broke arm on North Philadelphia golf course scheduled for 2020 trial

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a man who allegedly sustained a broken arm and ribs while riding in a golf cart on the Juniata Golf Course in North Philadelphia has been scheduled for a trial in about a year.

Woman says she tripped on traffic sign on Upper Darby property, files lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 22, 2019

MEDIA — A citizen and resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is suing Upper Darby Township and Aqua America Inc., d/b/a Aqua Pennsylvania, a government subdivision and water utility company, citing alleged premises liability.

Pa. resident claims he was wrongfully assaulted by police officers, falsely imprisoned

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Officer Scott Schweizer, and Philadelphia Police Officers Jane/John Does 1-10, law enforcement officials, citing alleged assault, battery, malicious prosecution, false arrest, false imprisonment, failure to intervene, and excessive force.

Inmate sues City of Philadelphia over his alleged rape in prison, says guards did nothing to protect him

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — An inmate is suing the City of Philadelphia and corrections officers, citing alleged failure to protect.

Talc-asbestos lawsuits to stay in Pa. courts because of corporate registration law

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – According to the ruling of a federal judge, Pennsylvania courts now have jurisdiction over a talc and asbestos exposure injury case because the defendant followed state law in registering to do business here.

Lawsuit: Developmentally disabled boy subjected to repeated sexual assault in residential care facility

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A young man with developmental disabilities whose parents say he was molested at a residential treatment facility for children is suing the institution.

Claims dismissed in case of plaintiff's daughter who broke arm at daycare

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Claims filed against a daycare center for injurious negligence in the case of a man whose daughter broke her arm at that same daycare, have been dismissed without prejudice, per a mutual agreement from all parties concerned.

Woman sues Pittsburgh apartment complex owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing Sto-Rox Plaza Inc., an apartment complex owner, citing alleged negligence.

Couple sue Regional Hospital of Scranton for alleged medical malpractice

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

SCRANTON — A couple are suing Regional Hospital of Scranton and other health care providers, citing alleged negligence.

Patron sues Harrah's following alleged attack at Philadelphia casino

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

MEDIA — A business invitee is suing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, Brionna Powell and Garfield Shatya, et al, casino owner and patrons, citing alleged negligence.

Lift operator sues Michigan corporation for alleged manufacturing defect

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

HARRISBURG — A lift operator is suing Phil Brown Welding Corp., a Michigan corporation, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

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