The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss filed by The Maternal Child Consortium LLC, and Associates Home Care Inc.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld a trial court’s ruling which required the plaintiff to bring an expert witness in a case of alleged medical negligence.
Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case
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.
An airport authority isn’t entitled to its preliminary objections in a lawsuit that sparked after a couple claimed planes flew too close to their property, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania determined on October 15.
Supreme Court says jury should determine whether medical malpractice case was filed in timely manner
HARRISBURG - On Oct. 17, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that a lower court erred when it granted summary judgment to a number of health care providers sued for medical malpractice.
PHILADELPHIA - An ongoing battle between Pennsylvania transportation authorities and taxicabs in the Philadelphia area was settled in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on Oct. 17.
The antitrust lawsuit filed by twelve homebuilders for alleged violations of the Sherman Act by seven indirect and direct drywall purchasers has denied summary judgment for the final defendant.
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.
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.
A motion to dismiss several counts in a class-action suit regarding employee compensation at a Chinese restaurant has been denied in part and granted in part.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a Workers’ Compensation appeal board's ruling awarding disability benefits and the reimbursement of medical expenses for a Wegmans Food Markets Inc. employee who fell in the store after she was finished working for the day, according to an Oct. 10 opinion.
Plaintiffs from out-of-state continue to seek jackpots in Philadelphia court, and an appeals court sees nothing wrong with that.
HARRISBURG -- A Pennsylvania judge has vacated a lower court ruling against the former Washington County Democratic Party chairman.
A health care company lost its appeal in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania on Oct. 10 upheld a jury verdict in a breach-of-contact case involving Lindsay Golf Group Ltd., which does business as Birdsfoot Golf Club, and the E-Z-GO Division of Textron Inc.
HARRISBURG -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania reversed a ruling favoring Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Co. TWIC, which says part of its contract with Hebron Inc. excused it from liability for certain accidents.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania threw out a $2,400 ruling entered in favor of a former employee of Myers Coach Lines Inc. and A.J. Myers & Sons Inc. in a wrongful discharge case, according to an opinion entered Oct. 10.
Pregnant teaching assistant Janasia Wadley alleges that workplace discrimination led to her being treated differently and eventually fired.
On Sept. 17, Judge Berle Schiller of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania agreed with a hearing officer's ruling that a Rose Tree Media School District student’s attack on a classmate wasn’t a result of his disability.