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This $2M lawsuit says a man was struck in the face by fireworks and blinded at a Westmoreland Co. party

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A New York resident is suing Adam Wagner, an Indiana resident, citing alleged negligence.

Supreme Court considers overriding 2002 med-mal reform; Groups warn it could create another health care crisis

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 16, 2019

HARRISBURG – Venue guidelines governing medical malpractice litigation statewide which were brought into law through 2002’s Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act may be abandoned by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Civil Procedural Rules Committee.

Modell's Sporting Goods shopper says she was injured by falling display model

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing New Era and unknown individuals and companies, citing alleged negligence.

Philly attorney, law firm counter Delco woman's claims of professional malpractice

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 14, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia attorney and his law firm argue that it did not commit professional malpractice in its representation of a Delaware County woman pursuing a premises liability complaint.

Supreme Court tells Philadelphia school it must face lawsuit after student ran into unpadded gym wall

By Tomas Kassahun | Jan 11, 2019

PHILADELPHIA - The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a Commonwealth Court ruling, saying a Philadelphia elementary school is not exempt from governmental immunity in a lawsuit filed by a student who was allegedly injured due to the faulty condition of a gym wall.

Commonwealth claims sovereign immunity from SEPTA bus passenger's injury lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is opposing a suit filed by a Philadelphia man after he was allegedly injured when the bus he was riding fell into a construction hole, alleging his claims are baseless and without merit.

Dozens of chemical exposure cases in Lancaster face dismissal after lawyer thrown off of them by judge

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 10, 2019

LANCASTER – Though some Lancaster chemical exposure lawsuits against Armstrong World Industries are nearly a decade old, they are in jeopardy of being dismissed as early as today for failure to prosecute.

Michaels crafts store sued over alleged fall

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 9, 2019

MEDIA — A patron is suing Michaels Companies, an arts and crafts store operator, citing alleged negligence.

Lawsuit claims Delco daycare worker grabbed child by the neck and threw her down

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 9, 2019

MEDIA — A daughter and mother are suing Today's Child Learning Centers Inc. and Janet Dwyer, citing alleged negligence.

Ex-wife of former Chiefs player can't sue team over concussions

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 9, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has ruled that the wife of a former Kansas City Chiefs football player cannot sue the team due to her failure to opt-out from participation as a class member in the multimillion-dollar NFL concussion litigation.

Lawsuit: Rev. William Yockey, named in grand jury report, molested Connellsville man in 1981-1982

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 8, 2019

PITTSBURGH – Reverend William B. Yockey, one of the accused predator priests whose names were listed in a grand jury report that alleges decades of protection for pedophiles working for the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania was allegedly responsible for molesting a Connellsville man when he was a teenager, according to new litigation filed in Pittsburgh.

ALDI shopper says she was struck by forklift

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 7, 2019

SCRANTON — A business invitee is suing ALDI Inc., a discount supermarket, citing alleged negligence.

Electrocuted contractor's pre-complaint discovery requests criticized by defense as 'overly broad'

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 7, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for defendants listed in an action where a contractor who suffered an electric shock renovating a break room in Home Depot have called his requests for pre-complaint discovery “overly broad” and seek to have a protective order approved to preclude it.

Lawsuit alleging injured motorist's car fell into Philadelphia sinkhole is headed to arbitration

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 7, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Arbitration proceedings have been set for litigation initiated against the City of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its Department of Transportation by a motorist who claims to have been injured when her car fell into a sinkhole in Philadelphia.

Suit states construction company's negligence led plaintiff to be struck on the head with metal support beam

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 2, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey woman who says she was struck by a metal support beam at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and seriously injured now charges a Delaware County construction company with negligence for allegedly creating that unsafe condition, a claim the company denies.

Pa. civil litigation reform groups, Philly Bar spar over ATRA's 'Judicial Hellholes' report

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – With Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania once again being featured on the American Tort Reform Association’s annual “Judicial Hellholes” and “Watch List," reactions among civil litigation reform groups and Philadelphia's Bar remain adversarial.

Fired tow truck driver sues former employer for wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 24, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Joseph C. Bellisario Jr. and Black Gold Towing Inc., employer, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Allegheny County couple sue city following fall on sidewalk

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County couple is suing the City of Pittsburgh and Marcia M. Gumberg, government entity and official, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Electrician claims National Railroad Passenger Corp. provided an unsafe work environment

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An electrician is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corp., citing alleged unsafe work environment.

Man claims mesothelioma diagnosis stemmed from work at Armco Steel, others

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing a manufacturing company, citing alleged strict liability.

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