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Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

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.

Delco lawsuit claims resort guest was sexually assaulted by an employee

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing a resort and spa, citing alleged failure to protect.

Philadelphia passenger sues Uber, says driver threw her out of car

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing Uber Technologies Inc., citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Allegheny Co. youth hockey coach sues parent for alleged attack over playing time

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing Timothy Hanna, an individual, citing alleged negligence.

Press & Journal accuses Borough of Middletown of First Amendment violations

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

HARRISBURG — The publisher of the Middletown Press & Journal is suing the Borough of Middletown, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, citing an alleged violation of plaintiff’s First Amendment rights.

Punxsutawney couple sue convenience store owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

ERIE — A Punxsutawney couple are suing Speedway LLC, citing alleged negligence.

Judge won't dismiss Aetna's lawsuit over NICU insurance claims

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss filed by Mednax Inc.

'Verdilization': It's how a baby lawsuit is made

By The Pennsylvania Record | Nov 5, 2018

All it takes is one maturing into a headline-grabbing, multimillion-dollar verdict to spawn thousands more like it.

Court allows key discrimination claims to stand against City of Chester's police

By Carrie Salls | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania will allow some of the charges raised in a discrimination lawsuit filed against the City of Chester and several members of its police department to proceed, according to an Oct. 22 opinion.

Parents cannot sue Philadelphia School District for issues tied to son's disability

By Carrie Salls | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a disabled boy who was allegedly discriminated against when the School District of Philadelphia was unable to place him in an appropriate school for two years cannot claim that they too faced discrimination by association, according to an Oct. 19 opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Former employee sues Hampton House for firing her

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A former employee is suing HCR ManorCare Inc., d/b/a Hampton House, a nursing care facility, citing alleged age discrimination, disability discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Reading resident sues cross-cutting saw manufacturers for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing Suntuf USA, Breyer GMBH, Breyer Extrusion Lines and others, citing alleged negligence.

Beer bottle exploded into man's eye, Erie lawsuit says

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

ERIE — A South Carolina man is suing 40401 Corp. LLC, d/b/a Erie Brewing Co., and South Erie Beer Inc., citing alleged breach of warranty.

Landsville couple sue park owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

LANCASTER — A Landsville couple are suing East Hempfield Township and Play By Design LLC, park controller and builder, citing alleged negligence.

Woman sues Spin Philadelphia, says speaker fell on her

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Spin Philadelphia, citing alleged negligence.

Giant supermarket seeks to dismiss suit brought by injured deliveryman

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man said to be injured by a motorized and mechanized dock plate at a Giant grocery store has sued the supermarket chain for liability connected to negligence-related injuries.

Son of deceased nursing home resident seeks $225K settlement approval; Lawyers to get $75K

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 5, 2018

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.

Amtrak wants FELA complaint of deceased electrical technician's spouse dismissed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The widow of a former electrician and technician for Amtrak argues his death from colon and lung cancers was the result of his fulfilling his work duties for Amtrak in an unsafe environment, while the rail entity believes the complaint fails to state a claim and is ripe for dismissal.

Bill Cosby's attorneys claim former TV star owes more than $280,000 in legal fees

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A law firm is suing William Henry Cosby Jr., a Pennsylvania resident, citing alleged breach of contract.

Contractor suing companies he says are behind his being knocked off scaffold in construction accident

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man claiming to have been severely injured after being struck with a cement hose and falling off the scaffold on which he was working is suing the commercial entities supervising the construction project, who have not yet responded to the litigation.

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