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Attorney didn't pursue slip-and-fall before statute of limitations expired, says Delco woman in legal malpractice lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County woman alleges her former attorney committed professional malpractice by not timely prosecuting a premises liability complaint on her behalf, before the relevant statute of limitations expired.

Man says e-cigarette battery ignited in his pants pocket without warning and burned him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A man who says he was scorched when the power source of his electronic cigarettes, a lithium battery, ignited in his pants pocket without warning has filed a lawsuit against the battery’s manufacturer.

Man says Center City hotel booted him because of epilepsy, service dog

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An epileptic plaintiff alleges he was refused booking at a hotel in Center City, Philadelphia due to his disability and the presence of his needed service dog, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Lawsuit against Nazareth after man's suicide dismissed

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Claims filed against the Borough of Nazareth after a mentally ill resident committed suicide during an encounter with the police have been dropped.

Nursing home sued over treatment of deceased patient

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2018

MEDIA — An estate administrator is suing The Residence at Glen Riddle Senior Center and Blue Harbor Senior Living, health care facility operators, citing alleged negligence.

Fired employee sues FedEx Office for alleged discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing FedEx Office & Print Services Inc., citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

FedEx sued over trailer; Man says he fell closing the door

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Husband and wife contractors are suing FedEx Custom Critical Inc. and Wabash National Corp., trailer lessee and lessor, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.

Medical equipment distributor is suing individuals in trade secrets lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A medical equipment distributor is suing Gerry W. Whitman, Joshua L. Oderlin, Jason Cavanaugh, Med One Equipment Services and others, citing alleged violation of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), breach of contract, breach of duty and tortious interference.

Pedestrian sues Borough of Darby after tripping

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2018

MEDIA — A pedestrian is suing Borough of Darby, citing alleged negligence.

EEOC argues that Appalachian Wood Products violated ADA requirements

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 18, 2018

JOHNSTOWN — A governmental agency is suing Appalachian Wood Products Inc., a corporation, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Philadelphia judge allows Allstate to consolidate claims against Electrolux over dryer fires

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 18, 2018

However, Allstate Insurance Co.’s motions for reconsideration have been rejected by the court.

Philadelphia court declines to impose sanctions on Delaware County hospital

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 17, 2018

Judge denies motion in class action suit to stop hospital from having arbitration agreements signed

Not much of fired teaching assistant's discrimination lawsuit left

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 17, 2018

Pregnant teaching assistant Janasia Wadley alleges that workplace discrimination led to her being treated differently and eventually fired.

Much of Philadelphia police officer's sexual harassment lawsuit tossed

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A City of Philadelphia police officer's lawsuit against the city has been allowed to proceed, though not against the city's police department and only on her hostile work environment claim.

Rider sues after SEPTA bus he was riding fell into road's construction hole

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A local man has initiated legal action against the City of Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (DOT), after he was injured when the bus he was riding fell into a construction hole.

Drunk bar patron who allegedly fell and sustained skull injuries sues Camden, N.J., bar for overserving him

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man who suffered severe skull injuries in a fall at a Camden bar says the establishment overserved him and caused his accident to occur.

Lawsuit: Boys, ages 6 and 8, were sexually abused at their Philadelphia foster home

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man has launched legal action on behalf of two young boys, ages 6 and 8 years old, against a pair of children’s agencies and a woman serving as a foster parent, claiming the defendants’ collective negligence allowed for the boys to be sexually abused by the foster parent’s grandson.

Opioid companies named in Pittsburgh class action lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Cephalon Inc., Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Corp., manufacturer, citing alleged civil conspiracy, negligence and unjust enrichment.

Norfolk Southern Railway requests court to compel arbitration

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — A railway company is suing North Shore Railroad Co. and Lycoming Valley Railroad Co., citing that North Shore has refused to assume the defense of Norfolk Southern in other itigation.

Allentown Park Hotel sued over man's alleged fall

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

ALLENTOWN — Two patrons are suing Hospitality Cover Plus LLC, doing business as Allentown Park Hotel, citing alleged negligence.

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