PHILADELPHIA – Parties in an alleged assault and battery case which took place at Paoli Hospital are contesting the specificity and sufficiency of the claims contained in the instant litigation.
SCRANTON — A Lancaster, Pennsylvania, man has filed a lawsuit against Accuquest Hearing Center, alleging that the hearing facility fired him over his wife's diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Johnson & Johnson, Bayer seek dismissal of 12 Philadelphia Xarelto lawsuits, say fact sheets are missing
PHILADELPHIA – According to a recent filing, counsel for the manufacturers of blood thinner-drug Xarelto are looking to have the lawsuits of certain plaintiffs dismissed with prejudice, supposedly for not complying with filing guidelines.
Delta Medix medical practice sues Geisinger Health and several doctors
SCRANTON — A couple is suing the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and Dr. Keith Cordischi, government agency, alleging a failed knee replacement surgery has resulted in pain, injury and disfigurement.
PITTSBURGH — Christian C. Rouse has filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against Culinaire International Inc.; UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and Carnegie Institute, doing business as Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, alleging that the defendants negligently served alcohol to a minor, causing him to be become significantly intoxicated and arrested.
PHILADELPHIA — Two insurance policyholders have filed a class-action lawsuit against AARP Inc, AARP Services Inc, AARP Insurance Plan, UnitedHealth Group Inc, and UnitedHealth Insurance Co., claiming violations of Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, conversion, unjust enrichment, fraudulent concealment and fraud.
Philly's next mass tort? 17 plaintiffs claim Abilify caused them to compulsively gamble, shop, eat and have sex
PHILADELPHIA – Seventeen Pennsylvania plaintiffs have sued Bristol Myers-Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical over anti-psychotic prescription medication Abilify, claiming that taking the drug caused them to develop compulsive behaviors such as addictions to gambling, shopping, binge eating and sex.
Judge refuses to dismiss case against St. Jude Medical alleging heart implant posed a risk to patients
The patient alleged that St. Jude Medical knew that the cardiac defibrillator implant "malfunctioned, creating danger to patients," according to the lawsuit.
Court rules against troubled Pittsburgh psychiatrist sued for allegedly hooking patient on oxycodone
A civil court has overruled preliminary objections in a professional negligence lawsuit filed by a Pittsburgh man against his psychiatrist, who allegedly overprescribed oxycodone, resulting in his dependency and addiction to the drug.
PITTSBURGH — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania partially upheld an order granting a new trial in a negligence case filed against Providence Care Center.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal appellate court judge has said a medical care facility’s untimely notice of appeal led to its dismissal, explaining many months and opportunities were extended to the facility to comply with judicial rules and they did not do so.
Latest mass tort trial sees N.J. man allege that Xarelto caused his near-fatal gastrointestinal bleeding
PHILADELPHIA – In an environment in which recent statistics say only 16 percent of new pharmaceutical case plaintiffs reside in Pennsylvania, litigation continues to be heard in Philadelphia’s County Court of Common Pleas on the more than 1,800 cases surrounding blood thinning-drug Xarelto.
Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."
A former patient of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital will receive a new trail in a medical malpractice case, an appellate court ruled.
A federal judge partially granted a motion for summary judgment in a class action lawsuit involving medical care to prison inmates with Hepatitis C viral infections.
PITTSBURGH — An anesthesiologist is suing UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Physicians and UPP Inc., claiming he was fired for complaining about illegal activity.
The pharmacy chains are granted more time to respond to claims alleging false and misleading statements were made during a failed merger in 2016,
HARRISBURG – A three-judge panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania threw out the post-trial appeal of a plaintiff who filed a medical malpractice complaint against Philadelphia-area doctors for reasons of jurisdiction, due to the trial court not having entered a final judgment on the case’s verdict.