MEDIA — A daughter is suing nursing home facilities, alleging her mother fell several times and suffered head injuries that contributed to her death.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philly Pretzel Factory store manager working in its Gilbertsville locations claims the retailer did not remedy defective conditions on its premises, leading her to become injured.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges a trucking service’s failure to maintain and service their delivery trucks led him to be struck in the head with a pipe, causing him to suffer a traumatic brain injury.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge’s decree has paved the way for new trials in two Risperdal cases, in order to determine the applicability of punitive damages in those same actions.
PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing an Allegheny County resident, claiming that he struck her with a coffee table that she had purchased from his girlfriend.
PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has vacated a lower court’s decision for summary judgment for a construction company in the case of a car collision due to a missing stop sign.
PHILADELPHIA – A cement worker is seeking negligence-related damages after allegedly being called upon to inspect a kiln pipe and the pipe burst, spewing red-hot kiln dust and covering him with third-degree burns over half of his body.
PHILADELPHIA – The estate of a deceased train line switchman for Penn Central, Conrail and CSX Transportation alleges those same companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA), by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances.
PHILADELPHIA – A motorist who was allegedly severely injured when her car fell into a sinkhole in South Philadelphia has sued the entities she believes are responsible for the negligence of maintaining the street where the accident occurred.
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh resident is suing Musico's K9 Academy and dog trainer Genia Hill, citing negligence.
More than 30 lawsuits blame Armstrong World Industries, once Lancaster’s largest employer, for exposing workers to chemicals that led to sickness, suffering and death. But they’ve been pursued by a lawyer who, a judge says, “made a mockery of the law” and whose clients are paying, figuratively and literally, for his actions.
PHILADELPHIA – Defense counsel for manufacturers and retailers of a Toastmaster coffee pot which allegedly gave a case plaintiff an electric shock, say that same plaintiff has no legal right to request punitive damages.
PHILADELPHIA – A man severely injured after leaving a bar in Northeast Philadelphia and while walking to his apartment, one located directly above the bar, is suing the landlord/bar owners for overserving him prior to this accident.
PHILADELPHIA – A former seaman is embroiled in a legal battle with a lengthy list of corporate defendants, claiming their collective negligence in exposing him to benzene and other carcinogenic chemicals in the course of his work duties, led him to develop acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
Family of cyclist killed in Center City crash settles claims with sanitation company for more than $6 million
PHILADELPHIA – The family of a young woman killed on her bicycle when she was struck by a sanitation truck in Philadelphia last year has reached a settlement of more than $6 million with the sanitation company.
PHILADELPHIA – The surviving spouse of a Rohm & Haas machinist is pursuing legal damages against the chemical company, arguing their negligence led her husband to contract cancer before his passing last month.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has initiated a lawsuit against a real estate management company connected to a Jenkintown non-profit organization, alleging its negligence led to him suffer a fall on the group’s property.
WILLIAMSPORT — An ATV user is suing Repsol Oil and Gas USA, Talisman Energy USA Inc., and J.L. Watts Excavating Inc., private roadway controllers, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA – The estate of a man shot and killed outside a Philadelphia bar by one of its employees who was allegedly intoxicated is accusing the establishment of negligence.
PITTSBURGH — A daughter is suing ManorCare Health Services – Monroeville, alleging that the facility did not do enough to keep her mother safe.