PITTSBURGH – A case of a rhinoplasty patient who alleged that photos of her in a pre-operative and operative state were taken and published publicly without her consent by her doctor and his medical office, has been settled.
HARRISBURG – Back tuition and fees, along with tens of thousands of dollars in attorneys' fees, will have to paid to a military academy following 2015 dismissal of a Delaware County cadet then facing criminal charges and failure of a drug and alcohol test, according to the state Superior Court.
PHILADELPHIA – Survival and wrongful death litigation between the mother of a young man who drowned in a fitness center swimming pool in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in the summer of 2018 and the center itself was recently settled prior to trial.
HARRISBURG – After rejection from a state court judge and a subsequent appeal by the City of Pittsburgh, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania is now overseeing the City’s attempt to regulate firearms in the city beyond what is allowed by other laws.
MEDIA – A Havertown attorney representing a client involved in a dispute with the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers local union is asking a court's help with union members who have staged protests outside his home.
PITTSBURGH – An Enon Valley recreation center and Slovene benefit society says the lynchpin of a lawsuit filed by an Illinois man after he was allegedly paralyzed by a fall from a tree during a music festival fails to state a claim, as the tree in question was located outside the boundaries of its event and property.
NORRISTOWN – The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office has filed a complaint against JUUL alleging it used predatory marketing to falsely promote the use of e-cigarettes as safe in violation of Pennsylvania law.
PITTSBURGH – A notable Pennsylvania plaintiffs’ law firm has reached an agreement with a plumbing manufacturer to mutually dismiss the latter’s adoption of affirmative defenses, in connection with a case detailing that a faulty water supply hose leaked and led to damage in the firm’s Pittsburgh offices.
PHILADELPHIA – A former line cook at a Philadelphia restaurant has settled with the establishment, after filing a lawsuit in which she described being fired by her bosses after reporting several months’ worth of sexual harassment.
PITTSBURGH – The Scenery Hill family of a 23-year-old man who was killed when he was hit in the head by a piece of heavy equipment while working on a pipe-drilling project is seeking damages from the company that oversaw the project and others.
HARRISBURG – A decision in a long and convoluted action centered on the power of assigning appointment to a $3 million dollar trust fund is awaited from the Superior Court, in its second time hearing the case.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has overruled the preliminary objections of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, State Board of Cosmetology in a license dispute filed by two women seeking to become licensed estheticians.