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Heraeus Precious Metals seeks to prevent misappropriation of trade secrets

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A manufacturing company is suing a scientist, citing alleged breach of employment contract and conversion.

Lawsuit says hoist failed, giant sign fell and paralyzed man

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Monongahela couple re suing Columbus McKinnon Corp., Yale Industrial Products Inc. and Jack’s Racks, hoist distributors, citing alleged negligence.

Lawsuit filed against U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team over alleged rough landing

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A passenger is suing the United States Hot Air Balloon Team, citing alleged negligence.

Patient claims West Penn Allegheny Health System caused fall

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing West Penn Allegheny Health System Inc., d/b/a Allegheny General Hospital, a health care provider, citing alleged negligence.

Three more plaintiffs allege Invokana makers failed to warn them of increased risk for amputations

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A trio of new lawsuits joins others recently filed taking aim at Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana medication for Type 2 diabetes, claiming the company failed to warn its users that the medicine put them at increased risk for amputations they suffered as a result of taking the drug.

Injury lawsuit of man whose leg was mutilated in winding machine sent to Lancaster County court

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit filed by a man whose leg allegedly was struck by and ripped into the rotating blades of a package winding machine on the job has been transferred to the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas.

Lawsuit: Plane filled with carbon monoxide and 'wet sock' smell, causing pilot to pass out

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A pilot for a California airline says he finds himself grounded by not receiving medical clearance to return to his job, due to medical complications resulting from negligent, prolonged carbon monoxide exposure in the planes he was flying.

Woman claims she was injured in fall at Sheetz

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing Sheetz, Inc., citing alleged negligence.

Paoli Hospital alleged assault victim withdraws claims against doctor, practice defendants

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The alleged victim in an assault and battery incident that allegedly took place at Paoli Hospital earlier this year recently withdrew her claims without prejudice.

Who are the Pa. priests accused of sexual abuse? A 'dangerous' court ruling will keep 19 names secret

By Nicholas Malfitano and John O'Brien | Dec 6, 2018

The state Supreme Court's decision this week to keep private the names of 19 Catholic Church clergy members accused of sexual abuse is both “disappointing” and “dangerous," according to a lawyer who has filed a class action lawsuit over the scandal.

South Carolina couple sue Harrah's for after woman's alleged fall on manhole

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — A South Carolina couple are suing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack, and others companies, citing alleged negligence.

McDonald's patron sues following her alleged fall

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — A business invitee is suing McDonald's Corp. and Miracle Management Corp., restaurant operators, citing alleged negligence.

Woman sues furniture maker after alleged fall from bunk bed

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Raymour & Flanigan and Hillsdale Furniture LLC, retailers, citing alleged breach of implied and express warranties.

Heritage Ballrooms patron sues following fall in parking lot

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — An invitee is suing Heritage Ballrooms, a venue controller, citing alleged negligence.

Chester resident sues city for negligence in alleged sidewalk oversight

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing Redevelopment Authority of Chester and City of Chester, citing alleged negligence.

Fired COO sues Magemojo for breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A fired chief operating officer is suing Magemojo LLC and others, citing alleged breach of employment agreement.

Lawyer waited too long to file clients' case against Philly PD

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

An attorney waiting too late to file a discrimination lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia resulted in two men losing their case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Nov. 19.

Black man says he was followed by Bloomingdale's staff but loses racial profiling lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A Bloomingdale’s shopper’s claims that the store racially profiled him multiple times fell short in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Nov. 15.

Philly plaza defendants facing allegations of negligence for failing to stop gang assault last year

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A woman who asserts she was assaulted and beaten by a group of attackers at The Schmidt’s Commons in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood more than a year ago has brought legal action in response to that event.

Property management companies facing lawsuit after plaintiff allegedly struck with loose kitchen cabinet

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff struck and injured by a loose kitchen cabinet has initiated litigation against the property management entities responsible for maintaining the residence.

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