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XFinity Live, Citizens Bank Park deny responsibility for alleged sexual assault of woman at NFC Championship

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit in which a woman claims to have been sexually assaulted in a parking lot next to the XFinity Live entertainment complex and Citizens Bank Park has been met with denials of liability from the locations’ management entities.

Lawsuit: Trackman and machine operator's bladder cancer the result of rail companies' negligence under FELA

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man who worked for two major rail transport companies claims they violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by placing him in a work environment which exposed him to carcinogens and later led him to contract bladder cancer, claims the companies categorically deny.

Heinz Field denies responsibility in fight that killed fan at Steelers-Cowboys in 2016

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH – One of the assailants accused of killing a man in an altercation at a Pittsburgh Steelers game in November 2016 and Heinz Field itself all deny involvement and responsibility for his death, per recent filings in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.

Speedway files brief supporting judgment on slip-and-fall case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

ERIE -- Convenience store chain Speedway has filed a brief to support a motion for summary judgment on a case of slip and fall that took place at one of its stores.

Settlement conference slated for case involving injury-causing soda bottle at Family Dollar

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Williamsport couple who charged Family Dollar with negligence and failing to properly hire and supervise its employees for dropping a soda bottle on the wife’s foot has been scheduled for a settlement conference next winter.

Houston men sue in Philly as J&J faces more claims from Invokana users who say they were at higher risk for amputations

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – More lawsuits are alleging that Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes medication, Invokana, gave them an increased risk of suffering amputations – and that the company failed to warn them of that same risk.

Pennsylvania couple claim Hyundai was negligent in vehicle's manufacturing

By Chandra Lye | Dec 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania couple have sued Hyundai Motors, claiming faulty manufacturing was the cause of the husband’s head injury during a car collision.

FirstEnergy files motion to dismiss security guard's lawsuit over alleged fall down staircase at Beaver Valley Nuclear

By Chandra Lye | Dec 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH - FirstEnergy Corp. has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a security guard who sued it and four other FirstEnergy entities over an alleged fall down stairs.

Former federal judge Lawrence Stengel chosen to look for fraud in NFL concussion litigation

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 17, 2018

LANCASTER – It was announced Monday that a former U.S. District Court judge has been appointed to oversee the National Football League’s $1 billion Concussion Settlement program as its Special Investigator.

Man's chemical exposure injury lawsuit sent to Berks County court

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by a man who suffered blisters and rashes allegedly as a result of chemical exposure at a manufacturing plant has been transferred to the Berks County Court of Common Pleas.

Superior Court rules plaintiff doesn't need expert's report in driver's lawsuit against Sunoco

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

HARRISBURG — The negligence case of a driver injured at a Texas-based motor fuels company's facility in Chester County is on its way back to a Philadelphia court following a state superior court's ruling last month.

Judge rules Dollar General missed deadline in personal injury case

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A personal injury case against Dolgencorp, parent company of Dollar General retail stores, is on its way back to a Pennsylvania state court after a federal judge ruled last month that the company's attempt to remove the case to U.S. district court took too long.

Circular saw accident leads to lawsuit against Black & Decker

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A worker is suing Stanley Black & Decker Inc., an industrial tool manufacturer, citing alleged negligence.

Norfolk Southern Railway argues lack of jurisdiction in Georgia man's lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Norfolk Southern Railway Company’s alleged negligence under the Federal Employers Liability Act in providing an unsafe work environment and causing one of its former employees to contract lung cancer is at the center of a recent lawsuit in Philadelphia court, one which it says lacks proper jurisdiction.

Venue arguments ensue in lawsuit against Fox & Hound Bar over woman's fall

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Conshohocken woman allegedly injured outside a pub in King of Prussia is filing suit to recover costs for her injuries, though debate has ensued about the propriety of the case’s choice of venue.

Lawsuit: Amtrak's unsafe work environment led to husband dying from colon cancer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The spouse of a former electrician for Amtrak argues his death from colon cancer was the result of completing his work duties for Amtrak in an unsafe environment.

Glen Mills student claims he was beaten by school staff and supervisor didn't intervene

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A student at a residential and educational facility in Glen Mills claims he was viciously beaten by two of its employees, at the behest and with the approval of the assailants’ supervisor.

Cruise company sued over alleged dance gone wrong

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A paying passenger is suing Norwegian Cruise Line, citing alleged negligence.

GetGo customer sues convenience store owner for alleged fall, broken hip

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing Giant Eagle Inc., t/d/b/a GetGo, a convenience store operator, citing alleged negligence.

Pittsburgh lawsuit alleges assault of child after basketball mishap

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A minor child through his parent is suing The Kingsley Association, Anthony Portis Jr., Anthony Portis Sr., and John Doe, individuals, citing alleged assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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