Trump's DOJ says it spent 1,500 hours reviewing lawsuits that have no chance of success
PITTSBURGH — A surgeon has responded to claims of medical negligence by a Washington woman who flew out to receive cosmetic surgery from the physician.
PHILADELPHIA – After nearly five months of litigation and discovery disputes, case involving a company seeking to protect medical records from disclosure to pre-complaint discovery from a local law firm was recently dismissed.
PHILADELPHIA – A Sierra Leone woman who claims a nurse working for her healthcare provider improperly disclosed her HIV-positive medical status, is now suing both the nurse and care provider for what she alleges was an illegal disclosure of privileged medical information.
TEXARKANA – The U.S. government does not have an absolute, unreviewable right to dismiss meritorious lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act – that’s the argument Lanier Law Firm lawyers are making to keep their whistleblower complaints alive.
PITTSBURGH – A health insurance provider is being charged with negligence and bad faith for allegedly denying payment for a claim in connection with emergency medical care administered to a Pennsylvania widow’s late spouse.
HARRISBURG -- The executor of an estate of a Fayette County woman, who sued a senior care company for her wrongful death, have suffered a loss in court.
Supreme Court considers overriding 2002 med-mal reform; Groups warn it could create another health care crisis
HARRISBURG – Venue guidelines governing medical malpractice litigation statewide which were brought into law through 2002’s Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act may be abandoned by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Civil Procedural Rules Committee.
PHILADELPHIA — A children's hospital is suing pharmaceutical companies, citing alleged fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.
PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia-based paratransit services who say the state financially penalized them due to the alleged failure of a human resources firm to file unemployment compensation fund documents have seen their case dismissed.
Plaintiffs lawyers in Philly area representing clients that the DOJ says are wasting time filing meritless lawsuits
PHILADELPHIA – Three lawsuits in Philadelphia are part of an effort by plaintiffs lawyers and shell companies to abuse federal law while pursuing millions of dollars for whistleblowers, the U.S. Department of Justice is alleging.
MEDIA – A Delaware County judge has stricken both several allegations and a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress from a lawsuit leveled against a neurologist by a female patient, which charged him with bizarre allegations of sexual harassment.
PHILADELPHIA - Endo International’s attempt to have a lawsuit against it dismissed amid allegations it downplayed the negative impact of the opioid medicine Opana ER was denied in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Dec. 10.
PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing a manufacturing company, citing alleged strict liability.
TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.
Houston men sue in Philly as J&J faces more claims from Invokana users who say they were at higher risk for amputations
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.
PHILADELPHIA – A trio of new lawsuits joins others recently filed taking aim at Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana medication for Type 2 diabetes, claiming the company failed to warn its users that the medicine put them at increased risk for amputations they suffered as a result of taking the drug.
PHILADELPHIA — A Brookhaven couple is suing Blane Sessions MD, a medical care provider, citing alleged medical negligence and battery.
PHILADELPHIA — A welfare union has filed a class-action lawsuit against manufacturing companies, citing alleged fraud, monopolization and unfair competition.