PHILADELPHIA – The surviving spouse of a locomotive repairman for Conrail and CSX Transportation claims those companies did not abide by both the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA), by not protecting her deceased husband from harmful substances.
PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing Eat 'N Park, after the wife allegedly was hospitalized with food poisoning after having lunch at the Bethel Park restaurant.
Plaintiffs say Diocese of Pittsburgh, Catholic Church officials knew about and concealed child sexual abuse for decades
PITTSBURGH – In the wake of the recent release of a state grand jury report on the subject of child sexual abuse at the hands of clergy in Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh-area man and two former area residents have launched legal action against the Diocese of Pittsburgh, claiming it fraudulently concealed their abuse and that of other victims.
Lawsuit: Man's exposure to dangerous substances when working for Conrail led to his death from lung cancer
PHILADELPHIA – The widow of an inspection and repair employee for Conrail alleges the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing her late husband to several toxic substances and causing him to develop fatal lung cancer, which took his life in just four months.
PHILADELPHIA – A case of mistaken identity allegedly led to an Asian plaintiff being assaulted, falsely detained and arrested during his visit to a Home Depot, though counsel for the major hardware store denies such conduct took place.
PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing Consolidated Rail Corp., claiming the company failed to provide a safe workplace for the husband who allegedly was exposed to asbestos for more than two decades.
PHILADELPHIA – A new complaint filed in state court claims Philadelphia police officers battered a man who had a conflict with a gas station cashier over possession of a pack of cigarettes he purchased, while counsel for the officers say the claims are baseless.
N.J. man alleges he was shot and hit by car outside social club, as defense argues punitive damages are barred
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey plaintiff who alleged he was shot and run over outside a Philadelphia social club does not have the lawful ability to make claims for punitive damages, defense counsel asserts.
PHILADELPHIA – A local man is seeking legal damages and claiming he was assaulted without provocation by the bouncers of a popular Philadelphia nightspot, while counsel for Pulse Nightclub countered there was no basis for those allegations.
PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted on Aug. 27 Philadelphia's motion to dismiss in a civil rights lawsuit over an alleged "stop-and-frisk" policy.
Dismissal reached in case of plaintiff who was allegedly physically assaulted at North Philly nightspot
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a local woman who litigated against a North Philadelphia nightclub for failing to protect her from a verbal and physical assault that caused her injury has been dismissed.
PHILADELPHIA – A parent who says her child was injured after falling from a classroom’s indoor tunnel is pursing legal action against the school allegedly responsible for her son’s injuries.
Taiwanese crossbow company sued in Philadelphia over thumb injury says it isn't subject to U.S. jurisdiction
PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiffs pursuing legal damages in the aftermath of a serious crossbow injury are facing opposition from defense attorneys, who believe the case’s foreign defendant was not properly served or was subject to American jurisdiction.
PHILADELPHIA — A child and her mother are suing Callaway Gardens Resort, Inc. and Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, an outdoor resort, citing alleging negligence after the child allegedly suffered serious injuries in a tubing accident on the water.
PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a man allegedly killed by a Pontiac Grand Prix’s defective airbag in a fiery automobile collision nearly two years have filed suit against both manufacturer General Motors and the dealership who sold the car.
PHILADELPHIA – A man who suffered permanent spinal injuries on a construction site in Devon is seeking damages for those same injuries and for the defendant companies he feels are responsible to be held accountable, as the defendants simultaneously believe that his claims are in the wrong forum.
PHILADELPHIA – A retired chemist who says he suffered facial injuries and broken ribs at a Philadelphia café will participate in an arbitration hearing related to the disposition of his case.
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey train engineer who claimed Amtrak violated federal laws by not providing him with a safe work environment before he was injured has settled with the transportation company, according to court records.
PHILADELPHIA — Darlene Horn filed a complaint on July 26, in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, against A & E Realty Group, alleging that the premises controller failed to ensure that its premises did not present any danger to the public.
PHILADELPHIA – A temp worker who claimed to have been maimed by a faulty paper cushioning machine in the shipping facility where she worked is now facing off against Estee Lauder cosmetics in federal court.