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Lawsuit blames Amtrak, horticultural society for pit bull attack

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing the Neighborhood Garden Trust, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Amtrak, property controllers, citing alleged negligence.

Rite Aid employee allegedly disclosed patient's HIV with loud announcement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing a retail pharmacy corporation, citing alleged invasion of privacy and negligence.

Recruiting agency accused of violating Telephone Consumer Protection Act

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An insurance company has filed a class action lawsuit against Career Advantage of Mahoning Valley Inc. and related entities, citing alleged conversion and violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

Plaintiff claims he needed liver and kidney transplant after his doctor left his Hepatitis C untreated for seven years

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 1, 2018

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.

Superior Court upholds $2.5 million Risperdal verdict, remands case for punitive damages arguments

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 1, 2018

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.

Plaintiff claims he was wrongfully arrested by Philadelphia police

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing the Philadelphia Police Department, citing alleged violation of civil rights and federal law.

Electrolux, Lowe's named as defendants in lawsuit over dryer fire

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A licensed insurer is suing Electrolux Home Products Inc. and Lowe's Home Centers LLC, appliance distributors, citing alleged strict liability.

Former Glen Mills Schools employee claims he was wrongfully terminated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

MEDIA — A former employee is suing a school, citing alleged racial discrimination and wrongful termination.

Coach's Corner Sports Auction allegedly forged authenticity papers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

MEDIA — A Wayne resident is suing an auction company, citing alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment.

Allegheny Co. lawsuit blames roofing company, contractor for worker's fatal fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Co-administrators of a deceased man are suing a roofing company, citing alleged negligence that resulted in wrongful death.

Produce team member sues Whole Foods for disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A produce team member is suing Whole Foods Market Group Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Employee accuses Rand Corp. of gender and racial discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An African-American woman is suing Rand Corp., her employer, citing an alleged violation of the Equal Pay Act and gender and racial discrimination.

Member says he was wrongfully suspended by Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A fraternity member is suing Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity Inc., Alpha Epsilon Pi - Alpha Kappa Chapter, and Charles Poe, fraternity organizations and master, citing alleged breach of contract and negligent infliction of emotional distress.

Patient claims clinical testing facility negligently handled urine sample

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A patient is suing Clinical Reference Laboratory and WorkCompvidence LLC, clinical testing service provider and strategic consultant, citing alleged negligence.

Student's father sues Haverford Township School District, says steel post hit child

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

MEDIA — A father is suing Haverford Township School District and Haverford Township, citing alleged negligence.

Bethlehem police officer’s motion for judgment denied; He hit man celebrating 21st birthday with car

By Dawn Geske | Oct 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania officer’s request for summary judgment has been denied in a case as he sought to invoke governmental immunity after hitting and injuring an alleged suspect with his police car.

Erie County couple sue UPMC for professional liability

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An Erie County couple are suing UPMC, UPMC Hamot, Great Lakes Surgical Specialists Inc., and David Dexter, health care providers, citing alleged negligence.

Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.

Plaintiff says nursing home's negligent care over 14 years led to mother-in-law's death

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 30, 2018

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.

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