A former employee claims she was passed over for raises, spoken down to and even physically threatened during her work at the hospital.
ERIE — A couple is suing a government agency, citing alleged medical negligence and loss of consortium.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by a Philadelphia man claims he barely survived an encounter with Philadelphia police officers who allegedly used excessive force on him and caused him to suffer both near-fatal cardiac arrest and permanent brain injuries.
Judge denies motion in class action suit to stop hospital from having arbitration agreements signed
PHILADELPHIA – A False Claims Act lawsuit filed against Bayada Home Health Care Inc. by the United States in response to allegations made by three former Bayada employees will be allowed to proceed, according to a Sept. 24 opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Frick Hospital, t/d/b/a Excela Health Frick Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, citing alleged professional negligence, corporate negligence, and violation of EMTALA.
PHILADELPHIA – Claims filed by a minor’s mother against five attorneys who worked on the daughter’s medical malpractice case were dismissed in a Sept. 25 opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a $4.5 million award to a woman who sued Temple Hospital and several doctors for failing to diagnose infections after her knee surgery, resulting in the 72-year old woman having her leg amputated above her knee.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia woman who claims an ambulance company’s personnel responsible for attending to her father in a medical emergency caused him fatal injury has been slated for a settlement conference this winter, prior to the case heads to trial next spring.
PHILADELPHIA – Per a recent judicial order from a federal court, 16 personal injury cases filed against Bayer Pharmaceuticals from women who used its Essure birth control device are now back in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.
Federal court says $125 million antitrust settlement is valid and dismisses outside counsel's objections
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Philadelphia recently ruled that a $125 million antitrust settlement concerning sleep disorder drug Provigil is valid, dismissing some lawyers' claims to the contrary.
PHILADELPHIA – In new litigation, a Louisiana woman implanted with an intrauterine device (IUD) manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals says her reproductive organs were permanently damaged when a piece of the device broke off inside her uterus.
PHILADELPHIA – A publicly-unknown plaintiff has launched legal action against Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and its owners and operators, for allegedly disclosing his confidential HIV-positive status to both his family and members of the public.
Deliveryman sues UPenn Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for negligence after he says his leg was crushed on loading dock
PHILADELPHIA – A hospital deliveryman is suing two prominent Philadelphia hospitals for negligence after he says a loading dock plate weighing more than 250 pounds crushed his left leg, while one of the hospitals denies his allegations.
PHILADELPHIA – A dialysis patient who says he was dropped while on an ambulance stretcher, waiting to be transported to his medical appointment, has sued the ambulance companies involved for damages related to his injuries.
PHILADELPHIA - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has sided with a trial court over a question of venue in a medical negligence case.
PITTSBURGH — An air transport pilot is suing Metro Aviation Inc, a helicopter ambulance service, claiming he was fired in retaliation for contacting the company's national headquarters about a proposal to improve in-flight patient safety.
HARRISBURG — A legal assistant is suing Stevens & Lee P.C., a law firm, citing alleged violations of pregnancy discrimination, the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
PHILADELPHIA – Proceedings are ongoing in an action in which a Philadelphia woman claims negligence on the part of multiple defendants led her and her minor daughter to suffer medical complications as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Malpractice claim filed against the government by Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center patient
WILKES-BARRE — A patient and his wife are suing a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital for $15 million, citing alleged negligence and malpractice.