SCRANTON — A guardian of a minor is suing Moses Taylor Hospital, citing alleged medical malpractice.
Lawyers predict $1,500 per class member in settlement with Optimum Healthcare IT; Attorneys to get $1.6 million
PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has approved a class settlement in a lawsuit against Optimum Healthcare IT LLC, a health care information technology firm.
PHILADELPHIA — A registered nurse is suing a hospital, citing alleged tortious interference and wrongful termination.
PHILADELPHIA – A father-daughter pair of plaintiffs from the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia are suing their property owner and manager for alleged exposure to both mold and insecticides in their apartment, while premises management has denied any such occurrence.
HARRISBURG - The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has ruled against a Rite Aid investor who alleged that he was misled by Rite Aid and Walgreens during their attempt to merge.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed an amended complaint filed by health care providers, citing lack of standing.
Longtime registered nurse says former hospital wouldn't take her back full-time after her absence for cancer treatments
PHILADELPHIA – A veteran registered nurse has sued her former hospital employer for disability discrimination and retaliation, claiming she was not allowed to return to full-time duties after taking a medical leave of absence to treat her breast cancer.
Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has denied a motion from counsel for pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to seek immediate appeal, in a Risperdal case where the possibility of punitive damages being applied remains in play.
PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss filed by Mednax Inc.
PHILADELPHIA – The son of a woman who fell in the Wayne Center elder care facility and sustained both a broken elbow and hip before her death, is now seeking the distribution of $225,000 in settlement funds connected to litigation over her fall.
Plaintiff claims he needed liver and kidney transplant after his doctor left his Hepatitis C untreated for seven years
PHILADELPHIA – A patient has filed legal action against his physician, claiming that he was left uninformed he had tested positive for Hepatitis C for seven years, which he says later caused him permanent damage to his liver and kidneys.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has unanimously ruled that the first Risperdal case to be decided in the hands of a Philadelphia jury will have its $2.5 million verdict for the plaintiff stand.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man is pursuing legal action against a host of defendants connected to the local nursing home his mother-in-law formerly resided in, saying their negligent care was the direct and proximate cause of her death last year.
PHILADELPHIA — Investors have filed a class action lawsuit against Travena Inc., Maxine Gowen and Roberto Cuca, a biopharmaceutical company and its officials, alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act.
PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County couple have launched legal action against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, claiming its Type 2 diabetes treatment medication Invokana failed to contain warnings regarding users being at increased risk for amputations.
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.