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Class-action suit accuses Premier Student Loan Center of making unwanted calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

HARRISBURG — A man filed a class-action lawsuit against Consumer Advocacy Center Inc., doing business as Premier Student Loan Center, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Healthy Minds Academy claims fellowship used its name to get grants

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — The Healthy Minds Academy is suing Albert Schweitzer Fellowship-Pittsburgh, citing alleged misappropriation of and idea and trademark infringement.

Customer claims she slipped on ice in Shoppes at Airport Center parking lot

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing property operators Airport Associates LP., Goodman Airport GP LLC and Pineville Allentown Inc., citing alleged negligence.

Customer blames Save-A-Lot for injuries from slip and fall

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

A customer is suing Moran Foods, LLC, doing business as Save-A-Lot, Ltd., citing alleged negligence.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia must turn over PI's witness interviews in sexual assault lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Jul 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - The Archdiocese of Philadelphia was unsuccessful in an attempt to have witness interviews obtained by a private investigator withheld from a sexual assault case, accoridng to an opinion filed June 7 in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Superior Court affirms ruling for Cephalon and Teva in wrongful death case tied to fentanyl use

By Charmaine Little | Jul 17, 2018

HARRISBURG - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed an order from the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County that dismissed a wrongful death and survival lawsuit filed against pharmaceuticals companies Cephalon, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., according to an opinion filed June 8.

Delaware County court considering approval of $130K settlement in pedestrian wrongful death action

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 17, 2018

MEDIA – A filing submitted in a wrongful death and survival proceeding subsequent to a fatal motor vehicle accident in Marple Township asks that a settlement of $130,000 be approved by a Delaware County court.

Sunoco accused of unsafe drilling practices in class-action suit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Three West Chester residents filed a class-action lawsuit against Sunoco Pipeline LP and Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, alleging negligence and creating a public nuisance.

Family claims Berks County Intermediate Unit did not provide proper education

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two siblings and their grandparent and legal guardian are suing Berks County Intermediate Unit, citing alleged breach of duty and disability discrimination.

Patient accuses Aspen Dental of negligence following tooth extraction

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 16, 2018

HARRISBURG — A New Jersey resident is suing Dr. Neelam Attri, Aspen Dental Associates of Nepa PLLC and Aspen Dental Management Inc., citing alleged failure to obtain informed consent, negligence and vicarious liability.

Patient blames Allegheny Health Network, doctor for post-procedure complications

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Dr. Manish Dhawan, the Allegheny Health Network and Forbes Regional Hospital, citing alleged negligence.

Delaware County claims Primo's owes $28,180 under cafeteria contract

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 16, 2018

MEDIA — Delaware County is suing Primo's Grille Inc., doing business as Primo's Grille and as Primo's Catering, citing alleged breach of contract.

Court: TSA agents are not law enforcement officers and are shielded from civil tort claims

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Air travelers who feel Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers conduct screenings a bit too close for comfort and pursue lawsuits in response might now find those agents are immune from such claims, given the first ruling from a federal appellate court on the matter.

Yahoo wins TCPA case after plaintiff's expert reports 'offer nothing'; Attorneys sought recovery for 27K texts

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In a long-litigated Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case filed, Yahoo has had its verdict of summary judgment upheld by a federal appellate court for a second time, and had the plaintiff’s expert reports excluded.

Knight & Moskow client claims attorney was negligent in divorce representation

By Charmaine Little | Jul 16, 2018

MEDIA - A Pennsylvania woman who alleges her divorce lawyer cost her more than $1 million will have her case heard during a four-week trial term that begins on Dec. 31, according to a May 22 trial assignment and case management order entered by the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County.

Estate administrator blames doctor, Bryn Mawr Family Practice for patient's death

By Charmaine Little | Jul 16, 2018

MEDIA - An estate administrator's case against the late Michele Wood-Lomonaco's former doctor, a medical practice and the owner of the practice will be heard in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas' four-week trial term that begins on Dec. 31, according to an April 19 trial assignment and case management order.

Lehigh Valley Hospital cleared of malpractice claim following appeal

By Charmaine Little | Jul 16, 2018

HARRISBURG - A lawsuit filed by the administrator of a woman's estate will not proceed after a jury and appeals court both concluded that Lehigh Valley Hospital and its physicians were not guilty of medical malpractice.

ROSS FELLER CASEY: Common Causes of Wrongful Death Claims

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

Losing a spouse, child, parent, or any loved one is always a difficult experience for individuals to handle.

KATHERINE L. NIVEN & ASSOCIATES: What To Expect During A Personal Injury Consultation

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

If you were injured in an auto accident, you may be wondering whether you should seek counsel and pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Some people elect to settle their own claims for damages after accidents, and if the injuries and/or damages were minor, that may indeed be the best course of action.