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Venue arguments ensue in lawsuit against Fox & Hound Bar over woman's fall

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Conshohocken woman allegedly injured outside a pub in King of Prussia is filing suit to recover costs for her injuries, though debate has ensued about the propriety of the case’s choice of venue.

Lawsuit: Amtrak's unsafe work environment led to husband dying from colon cancer

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The spouse of a former electrician for Amtrak argues his death from colon cancer was the result of completing his work duties for Amtrak in an unsafe environment.

Case management conference this week in case of Starbucks that allegedly leaked water into law firm's basement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A case management conference has been rescheduled for litigation involving a law firm that claimed the Starbucks coffee shop located in its building was responsible for a flood of water that damaged its basement storage room.

Court dismisses claim against consumer agency that divulged man's criminal past

By Charmaine Little | Dec 12, 2018

A man’s claims that a company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act when it shared his criminal record with a potential employer, Uber, didn’t hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as it dismissed the case.

Buyer claims Pfister faucet he purchased was defective, damaged renovated property

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

MEDIA — A Ridley Park resident is suing manufacturing companies, citing alleged negligence and product liability.

Parents claim their suicidal son was unjustifiably shot by Pa. state troopers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Parents are suing Eddie Pagan and Jay Splain, Pennsylvania state troopers, alleging wrongful death.

Estate claims Monsanto's Roundup contains dangerous chemicals

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A personal representative of the estate of Raymond Subers, deceased, is suing a manufacturing company, citing alleged design defect and strict liability.

Protecting accused pedophile priests: A terrible tradition continues in Pennsylvania

By The Pennsylvania Record | Dec 12, 2018

The cover-up persists with the redaction of names of priests accused of sexual abuse in five dioceses

Glen Mills student claims he was beaten by school staff and supervisor didn't intervene

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A student at a residential and educational facility in Glen Mills claims he was viciously beaten by two of its employees, at the behest and with the approval of the assailants’ supervisor.

Lawsuit: Former call agent violated NDA, retained company laptop and proprietary information after his exit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An ex-calling agent at a payment processing center is alleged to have taken a laptop computer containing confidential and proprietary business information after his release from the company, a recent lawsuit states.

Wrongful death settlement with Broomall nursing home worth $90K

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 11, 2018

MEDIA – A filing in a wrongful death and survival proceeding subsequent to a fatal fall in a Broomall nursing facility asks that a settlement of $90,000 be approved by a Delaware County court.

Contractor claims City of Pittsburgh breached contract

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A contractor is suing the City of Pittsburgh, a public entity, citing alleged breach of contract.

Property buyer claims owner misrepresented its zoning status

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A buyer is suing McGill & Goodman LP, a real property owner, citing alleged violation of the real estate seller disclosure law.

Class action filed against Audit Systems

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Audit Systems Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged unfair and abusive debt collection practices.

Porsche owner claims he suffered lung injury after inhaling smoke from vehicle

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing automobile company, citing alleged failure to warn and strict liability.

Cruise company sued over alleged dance gone wrong

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A paying passenger is suing Norwegian Cruise Line, citing alleged negligence.

GetGo customer sues convenience store owner for alleged fall, broken hip

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing Giant Eagle Inc., t/d/b/a GetGo, a convenience store operator, citing alleged negligence.

From Legal Newsline

Trial lawyers find unusual allies in fight against arbitration: Conservative state treasurers

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.

Pittsburgh lawsuit alleges assault of child after basketball mishap

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A minor child through his parent is suing The Kingsley Association, Anthony Portis Jr., Anthony Portis Sr., and John Doe, individuals, citing alleged assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Delaware County accused of discrimination, post-employment retaliation

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A 911 coordinator and another employee are suing the County of Delaware, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, citing alleged age discrimination, sex discrimination, maintenance of hostile environment, post-employment retaliation, violation of rights under the United States Constitution and Civil Rights Act, and violation of Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law.

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