PITTSBURGH – The mother of an Illinois man who sued an Enon Valley recreation center and Slovene benefit society after the latter was allegedly paralyzed by a fall from a tree during a music festival there, has been dismissed from the litigation and had several claims rendered invalid.
PHILADELPHIA –A woman’s negligence-related injury complaint filed against the City of Philadelphia and a pair of property owners which had been transferred to mandatory arbitration, has been dismissed after the plaintiff failed to continue pursuing her case.
PHILADELPHIA – A settlement has been reached in the case of a painter who claims to have suffered a broken leg while working on the premises of a restaurant in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit brought on behalf of a first-grade student who was allegedly run over by girls twice her age during a group track practice and suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result has been settled.
PHILADELPHIA – A case filed by a law firm that claimed the Starbucks coffee shop located in its building was responsible for a flood of water that damaged its basement storage room has been dismissed for failure to pursue.
PITTSBURGH – A bride who allegedly contracted impetigo six days before her wedding and after getting her makeup done at a Pittsburgh-area Sephora store does not have a viable claim, the company said in response to her lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA – According to one of its defendants, 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 should be suspended due to his pending bankruptcy action in New Jersey.
PHILADELPHIA – A motion for extraordinary relief has been granted in a case in which a woman claims she suffered severe burns on her legs while dancing aboard the Philadelphia-based historic ship, the Moshulu.
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit from a concrete worker allegedly struck by a falling metal object on the job against the construction entities with ties to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Schuylkill project is heading to trial next spring.
PHILADELPHIA – Johnson & Johnson, which was recently hit with a staggering $8 billion punitive damages verdict at the end of a recent trial surrounding anti-psychotic drug Risperdal in Philadelphia, has filed motions to set it aside and call for a retrial – in addition to calling for the presiding judge to recuse himself from the case moving forward, alleging improper conduct like high-fives and pictures with jurors.
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 have been dismissed from the suit without prejudice.
PHILADELPHIA – A judge has decreed that Villanova University will not be dismissed from the lawsuit of a former student who says he was forced into hiatus from his education due to illness resulting from consuming contaminated food in a Chipotle Mexican Grill on the school’s campus.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has warned his fellow AGs that a reported $50 billion settlement of opioid claims will fall apart unless the states demand tight controls on fees to private lawyers and make sure the rest of the money is directed toward programs designed to address the opioid crisis, instead of state general funds.
PHILADELPHIA – As the year begins to draw to a close, filings in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas’s Complex Litigation Center have increased with the presence of two new mass tort programs for Vena Cava Filters and the Essure birth control device, both of which feature a number of out-of-state plaintiffs and counsel.
PHILADELPHIA – Litigation from a Grays Ferry Baptist church that believed its neighbor built an encroachment on its property in Southwest Philadelphia and wanted the offending structure removed has been withdrawn.
PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia man who alleged he was falsely arrested and imprisoned after he challenged the amount of change he received from a Dollar General store cashier has been sent to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.