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Father and daughter sue after alleged exposure to mold and insecticides in their apartment

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia are suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment, while premises management has denied any such occurrence.

Counsel for driver who allegedly struck Philly pedestrian says complaint should be barred

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a Philadelphia pedestrian struck by a passing car while walking in a crosswalk near Washington Square, has been deemed barred by counsel representing the driver said to have injured her.

Lawsuit: Woman was assaulted leaving note on parked car she lightly struck

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Wayne County woman alleges her minor collision with a parked car in Philadelphia led to a major incident of assault with a Delaware defendant, one who denies the incident ever occurred.

Lawsuit: Repo men accused of roughing up pregnant woman when seizing her vehicle

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A local woman argues that while six months pregnant, she was seriously injured by repo men who came to her home to take possession of her vehicle, while a bank entity alleges her complaint has no standing and is barred by several statutory avenues of law.

Wrightsville couple sue Kmart for over sign that allegedly fell on husband

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

LANCASTER — A Wrightsville couple is suing Kmart Corp. and Sears Holdings Corp. citing alleged negligence.

Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has denied a motion from counsel for pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to seek immediate appeal, in a Risperdal case where the possibility of punitive damages being applied remains in play.

Philadelphia passenger sues Uber, says driver threw her out of car

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing Uber Technologies Inc., citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Allegheny Co. youth hockey coach sues parent for alleged attack over playing time

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing Timothy Hanna, an individual, citing alleged negligence.

Punxsutawney couple sue convenience store owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

ERIE — A Punxsutawney couple are suing Speedway LLC, citing alleged negligence.

'Verdilization': It's how a baby lawsuit is made

By The Pennsylvania Record | Nov 5, 2018

All it takes is one maturing into a headline-grabbing, multimillion-dollar verdict to spawn thousands more like it.

Reading resident sues cross-cutting saw manufacturers for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing Suntuf USA, Breyer GMBH, Breyer Extrusion Lines and others, citing alleged negligence.

Beer bottle exploded into man's eye, Erie lawsuit says

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

ERIE — A South Carolina man is suing 40401 Corp. LLC, d/b/a Erie Brewing Co., and South Erie Beer Inc., citing alleged breach of warranty.

Landsville couple sue park owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

LANCASTER — A Landsville couple are suing East Hempfield Township and Play By Design LLC, park controller and builder, citing alleged negligence.

Giant supermarket seeks to dismiss suit brought by injured deliveryman

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man said to be injured by a motorized and mechanized dock plate at a Giant grocery store has sued the supermarket chain for liability connected to negligence-related injuries.

Son of deceased nursing home resident seeks $225K settlement approval; Lawyers to get $75K

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The son of a woman who fell in the Wayne Center elder care facility and sustained both a broken elbow and hip before her death, is now seeking the distribution of $225,000 in settlement funds connected to litigation over her fall.

Amtrak wants FELA complaint of deceased electrical technician's spouse dismissed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The widow of a former electrician and technician for Amtrak argues his death from colon and lung cancers was the result of his fulfilling his work duties for Amtrak in an unsafe environment, while the rail entity believes the complaint fails to state a claim and is ripe for dismissal.

Contractor suing companies he says are behind his being knocked off scaffold in construction accident

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man claiming to have been severely injured after being struck with a cement hose and falling off the scaffold on which he was working is suing the commercial entities supervising the construction project, who have not yet responded to the litigation.

Norfolk Southern Railway opposes choice of Philly court for suit filed by Ga. man with Hodgkin's Lymphoma

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Georgia man and former employee of Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has chosen Philadelphia as a setting in which to argue that his contraction of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was a proximate result of his work environment, a move opposed by the rail company.

Woman says absentee landlord's negligence led to ceiling tiles falling on her head

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who acts as guardian and caretaker to seven children is suing her allegedly absentee landlord, claiming his negligence in maintaining the property’s laundry room ceiling caused it to collapse on and severely injure her.

Norfolk Southern: Why is N.C. man suing us in Philadelphia?

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A North Carolina man and ex-employee for Norfolk Southern Railway Co. says the development of his colon cancer is directly tied to his work duties as a brakeman, conductor and engineer, while the rail company claims the case has no connection to Pennsylvania.

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