PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia is being sued for allegedly violating the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act.
MEDIA — A daughter is suing nursing home facilities, alleging her mother fell several times and suffered head injuries that contributed to her death.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge’s decree has paved the way for new trials in two Risperdal cases, in order to determine the applicability of punitive damages in those same actions.
PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County resident is suing Seneca Area Emergency Services Inc., emergency medical service, citing alleged negligence.
More than 30 lawsuits blame Armstrong World Industries, once Lancaster’s largest employer, for exposing workers to chemicals that led to sickness, suffering and death. But they’ve been pursued by a lawyer who, a judge says, “made a mockery of the law” and whose clients are paying, figuratively and literally, for his actions.
PHILADELPHIA - Aetna sued the pharmaceutical company, the doctor, and the executives, as well as other physicians and company representatives, over an alleged fraudulent scheme to induce the insurance provider into covering off-label prescriptions of Subsys, an opioid medication.
Daughter claims Grane Healthcare and other medical providers were negligent in treating her mother's injuries
PITTSBURGH — A daughter is suing Grane Healthcare, Highland Park Care Center and other medical providers claiming negligence in the diagnosis and treatment of her mother's injuries.
PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey resident is suing a pharmaceutical company, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.
Lawsuit: Super Bowl fever had Eagles fan/doctor throwing orange slices in woman's cleavage, making vagina jokes at work
MEDIA – A neurologist is accused of being more interested in other parts of the female anatomy, as a Lehigh County woman alleges a bizarre encounter at his office the day after the Philadelphia Eagles booked their Super Bowl ticket included him throwing food in her cleavage and making sexually explicit jokes involving oysters.
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.
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.
SCRANTON — A couple are suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, alleging negligent care of the wife at Pike County Family Health.
PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections for alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
PHILADELPHIA – Americans from all over the country have traditionally flocked to Philadelphia courts, to the point their plaintiff-friendly reputation has resulted in a “Judicial Hellhole" designation, and now plaintiffs are coming from other countries to seek their day in court.
PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Dominic Brandy, M.D., and the Center for Cosmetic Surgery, doing business as The Skin Center, for alleged negligence.
PITTSBURGH — An area sales manager is suing Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., a home food delivery service provider, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.
HARRISBURG — An operations manager who was diagnosed with liver cancer is suing United Parcel Service Inc. Harrisburg and United Parcel Service Inc. Atlanta, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
PITTSBURGH — A widower is suing Allegheny Health Network Allegheny General Hospital, Lana Y. Schumacher M.D., citing alleged professional negligence, after the death of his wife from pneumonia.
Latest Xarelto trial brings sixth consecutive victory for its manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer
PHILADELPHIA – Manufacturers of blood-thinning medicine Xarelto have prevailed in a Philadelphia court for the third time and for the sixth time in total, defeating liability claims that the drug caused gastrointestinal bleeding in a plaintiff who was prescribed it.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff who suffered arm and shoulder injuries as a result of what she says was a pneumococcal vaccination gone awry has sued the pharmacy she believes is responsible, but the pharmacy’s counsel countered a number of statutes bar her claims.