PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit alleging the railroad companies that a deceased switchman worked for violated the Federal Employers Liability Act and Locomotive Inspection Act by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances, may be transferred for reasons of improper venue.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a New Jersey Transit train pipefitter who charged his employer with violating the Federal Employers Liability Act when it allegedly permitted conditions that gave him severe shoulder injuries has been settled, according to court records.
HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated a Risperdal lawsuit which was thrown out after 11 days of trial proceedings in a Philadelphia court in December 2016 and said its original granting of nonsuit was improper.
PHILADELPHIA – The lawsuit of a Norristown man pursuing legal action against the allegedly intoxicated motorist who struck him with his vehicle and the restaurant that allegedly overserved alcohol to the driver will now be heard in Montgomery County.
PHILADELPHIA – Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has settled litigation it was hit with from a flagman who alleged he contracted both Lyme disease and Bell’s Palsy in the course of his work duties.
PHILADELPHIA – Some of the defendants named in a lawsuit in which a woman claimed to have been sexually assaulted in a parking lot next to the XFinity Live entertainment complex and Citizens Bank Park are attempting to have themselves dismissed from the suit.
PHILADELPHIA – A Chester County law firm and its founder have launched litigation against a California man they say publicly damaged the firm’s reputation through repeated allegations as to the accuracy of its billing practices.
PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration award has been satisfied in the case of an H&M customer who allegedly suffered spinal injuries in an accident at their Upper Darby store location and sued the retailer in a Philadelphia court.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit brought by a woman who asserted she was assaulted and beaten in a gang-style beatdown by a group of attackers at The Schmidt’s Commons in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood nearly two years ago has been settled.