PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman has been awarded $25,000 in damages, after a judge found that a property owner was negligent in allowing a drain hole and pipe to be exposed on his sidewalk and causing the plaintiff to be seriously injured.
Counsel for Cablenet Services may be allowed to withdraw from pending negligence action at future hearing
PHILADELPHIA – A rule returnable meeting has been scheduled for mid-May to determine if counsel for Cablenet Services will be allowed to withdraw their appearance, in the case of a plaintiff said to be injured by alleged negligently-maintained cable wires in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement conference has been scheduled in the case of a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority conductor suing the agency for violation of the Federal Employers Liability Act and Federal Locomotive Inspection Act, alleging a malfunctioning trap caused her to suffer serious shoulder, spine and leg injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – Norfolk Southern Railway Company says a lawsuit filed against it by a former flagman, conductor and engineer, one which accuses it of negligence under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) in providing an unsafe work environment and causing the plaintiff to contract colon, prostate and throat cancer, lacks appropriate jurisdiction.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement has been reached in the case of a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) employee who claimed being required to lift an unsafe generator on the job caused him to suffer both herniated discs and spinal injuries.
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh law firm this year filed very similarly worded cases in the same common pleas court against two different school systems on behalf of mothers whose young children were allegedly assaulted on school buses last year.
Superior Court says woman didn't have authority to sign arbitration agreement for father before he died
HARRISBURG — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that a woman had the authority in the state to sign an arbitration agreement for her father who later passed away.
PHILADELPHIA – One of the manufacturers and retail defendants in a case involving a plaintiff who claimed to receive an electric shock from a Toastmaster coffee pot, has filed a joinder complaint to add another company to the brew.
PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing has been rescheduled in the action brought by a passenger whose head and neck were trapped in the doors of an elevated line train last year versus the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).
PHILADELPHIA – Four passengers are suing two airlines over allegations a plane's failure to properly pressurize caused them pain and injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – A Lincoln University woman is suing a blender manufacturer and retailer after a loose blade injured her hand.
PHILADELPHIA – Third-party litigation funders scored a touchdown on Friday, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated an order prohibiting ex-NFL players from utilizing their assistance to receive advance payments in the league’s billion-dollar concussion settlement.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who claimed the broken sidewalk of a Coca Cola beverage production center in Philadelphia led to his fall and subsequent severe head and spinal injuries settled his lawsuit
Man allegedly disfigured by moulding machine now involved in second litigation against equipment companies
PHILADELPHIA – A man who claimed to have been permanently blinded and catastrophically injured by a faulty moulding machine at a local lumber facility, withdrew his initial litigation he filed against the manufacturers of the device, in the wake of a second suit currently pending.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia jury has handed down a $120 million verdict in favor of a plaintiff who claimed she suffered pain, incontinence and an inability to have sexual intercourse with her husband, after being implanted with a pelvic mesh manufactured by Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc.
Health care group pleased Pennsylvania slowed down effort to erase medical malpractice litigation reform
PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania hospitals association is glad that a rulemaking process that would have overturned reforms implemented early this century has slowed.
Temp who sued Estee Lauder after alleged maiming will see her case head to a Philly federal courtroom this summer
PHILADELPHIA – A temp worker who claimed to have been maimed by a faulty paper cushioning machine in the shipping facility where she worked is scheduled to stand across the courtroom from Estee Lauder cosmetics in federal court this summer.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a New Jersey Transit train pipefitter who charged his employer with violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) when it allegedly permitted conditions which gave him severe shoulder injuries will be heard in a Philadelphia courtroom next month.
Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon prevail over plaintiff who claimed product-related injuries in pelvic mesh trial
PHILADELPHIA – After five years of litigation, a Philadelphia jury recently found in favor of Johnson & Johnson, one of its subsidiaries and partner companies, who were accused of manufacturing a pelvic mesh product that a plaintiff claimed caused her to suffer incontinence and other injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – A Reeders man has filed suit against a North Carolina company over allegations the hydraulics on its trailer failed and caused two fractured ribs and other injuries.