PHILADELPHIA – A Bensalem High School student recently filed a lawsuit claiming Harry S. Truman High School in Levitttown and Bristol Township School District failed to take measures to protect her following a basketball game and post-game melee.
HARRISBURG – Houston, Texas mayoral candidate and prominent trial lawyer Tony Buzbee is serving as a member of defense counsel in a federal court lawsuit in Pennsylvania, brought by a health care provider who says the owner and operator of its computerized records database illegally procured and retained its confidential patient data. Meanwhile, Buzbee's client counters that it is in fact the party who is victim to proprietary theft.
HARRISBURG – A medical malpractice liability insurance association has filed its latest lawsuit to protect its status as a private entity, from what it feels are repeated attempts on the part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to acquire it and its assets for use in the state budget.
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 – On June 19, the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted in part and denied in part a health group’s motions to exclude expert testimony in a case that involves a man who died from an opioid overdose while in police custody.
PHILADELPHIA – A Florida city's retirement plan alleges it was damaged by declining prices of shares in Teva Pharmaceuticals, the world's largest generic drug manufacturer, over a complaint was filed against it over allegations of anti-competitive conduct.
SCRANTON – A prolific expert witness on construction matters has reached a settlement that would vacate judicial orders that required him to pay more than $22,000 for refusing to be videotaped during a deposition.
PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania woman’s claims that a debt collection company violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was dismissed in part in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on June 18.