PHILADELPHIA – A man who says he was scorched when the power source of his electronic cigarettes, a lithium battery, ignited in his pants pocket without warning has filed a lawsuit against the battery’s manufacturer.
PHILADELPHIA – An epileptic plaintiff alleges he was refused booking at a hotel in Center City, Philadelphia due to his disability and the presence of his needed service dog, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
PHILADELPHIA - Claims filed against the Borough of Nazareth after a mentally ill resident committed suicide during an encounter with the police have been dropped.
MEDIA — An estate administrator is suing The Residence at Glen Riddle Senior Center and Blue Harbor Senior Living, health care facility operators, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing FedEx Office & Print Services Inc., citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.
PITTSBURGH — Husband and wife contractors are suing FedEx Custom Critical Inc. and Wabash National Corp., trailer lessee and lessor, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.
PHILADELPHIA — A medical equipment distributor is suing Gerry W. Whitman, Joshua L. Oderlin, Jason Cavanaugh, Med One Equipment Services and others, citing alleged violation of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), breach of contract, breach of duty and tortious interference.
JOHNSTOWN — A governmental agency is suing Appalachian Wood Products Inc., a corporation, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
However, Allstate Insurance Co.’s motions for reconsideration have been rejected by the court.
Judge denies motion in class action suit to stop hospital from having arbitration agreements signed
PHILADELPHIA -- A City of Philadelphia police officer's lawsuit against the city has been allowed to proceed, though not against the city's police department and only on her hostile work environment claim.
PHILADELPHIA – A local man has initiated legal action against the City of Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (DOT), after he was injured when the bus he was riding fell into a construction hole.
Drunk bar patron who allegedly fell and sustained skull injuries sues Camden, N.J., bar for overserving him
PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man who suffered severe skull injuries in a fall at a Camden bar says the establishment overserved him and caused his accident to occur.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has launched legal action on behalf of two young boys, ages 6 and 8 years old, against a pair of children’s agencies and a woman serving as a foster parent, claiming the defendants’ collective negligence allowed for the boys to be sexually abused by the foster parent’s grandson.
PITTSBURGH — Individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Cephalon Inc., Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Corp., manufacturer, citing alleged civil conspiracy, negligence and unjust enrichment.
WILLIAMSPORT — A railway company is suing North Shore Railroad Co. and Lycoming Valley Railroad Co., citing that North Shore has refused to assume the defense of Norfolk Southern in other itigation.
MEDIA — A daughter and her mother are suing Carter's Open Arms Child Care Center and Carter's Open Arms Child Care Center LLC, a child care center, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A sous chef is suing Bala Golf Club, a restaurant operator, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.