PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia-based American Law Institute continues its work on a Restatement meant to give legal clarity to the arena of consumer contracts - a project that has been put on the back-burner and serves as a "litmus test" as to how the influential group will be perceived, a member says.
PHILADELPHIA – A Hatfield, Pa., man’s claim against the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. that he received injuries from a table saw the company manufactured moved to U.S. District Court based on allegations as the damages sought exceeded the state court’s limits.
PITTSBURGH – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 16 dismissed a motion to dismiss by the defendant in a lawsuit in which a woman is suing a medical service company for allegedly not paying overtime to therapists treating prison inmates.
PHILADELPHIA – A civil lawsuit from a fan alleging to have been severely injured at a Philadelphia Eagles game in 2016 when an intoxicated fellow fan passed out and fell on top of her was recently settled.
PHILADELPHIA – An ex-constituent services worker for state Sen. Anthony Williams who claims she was fired before Christmas in 2018 and after contracting breast cancer did not properly plead a claim of age discrimination, counsel for the senator recently said.
PHILADELPHIA – Litigation has been settled involving a transgender inmate who sued a correctional facility and its officers after the defendants allegedly failed to protect her from being raped nearly a dozen times.
PHILADELPHIA – A former teacher accused of sexually molesting a student 25 years ago is asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to reverse a judgment that letters sent by attorneys describing the abuse were confidential and protected.
PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh woman is suing the Florida companies that own the Outback Steakhouse in Upper St. Clair, alleging a broken culvert located on the property resulted in the drowning death of her sister.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has ordered attorneys representing both sides in a case stemming from the Grenfell Tower fire that occurred in London to use procedures of the Hague Convention to obtain documents the defendant asserts are being prevented from being introduced into the record because of French law.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man’s claim that Carvana knowingly sold him a car that had been in an accident and required mechanical repairs has moved to U.S. District Court through a filing by the defendants.
PITTSBURGH – A Pennsylvania couple and one of its business tenants are suing a synagogue, alleging that due to improper drainage on the congregation's cemetery, water flowed onto their property and caused extensive damage.