PHILADELPHIA – A cement worker is seeking negligence-related damages after allegedly being called upon to inspect a kiln pipe and the pipe burst, spewing red-hot kiln dust and covering him with third-degree burns over half of his body.
In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff accused of physically abusing his mother and facing disciplinary action from the Department of Education, claims his attorney did not follow through on legally representing him and led his action to be time-barred.
PHILADELPHIA – The estate of a deceased train line switchman for Penn Central, Conrail and CSX Transportation alleges those same companies violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Locomotive Inspection Act (LIA), by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances.
PHILADELPHIA – A motorist who was allegedly severely injured when her car fell into a sinkhole in South Philadelphia has sued the entities she believes are responsible for the negligence of maintaining the street where the accident occurred.
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh resident is suing Musico's K9 Academy and dog trainer Genia Hill, citing negligence.
PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County resident is suing Seneca Area Emergency Services Inc., emergency medical service, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A restaurant patron with a disability is suing Perkins & Marie Callender's and RJ Waters & Associates Inc., doing business as Waters Retail Group, alleging they violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, a municipal corporation, citing alleged negligence.
PITTSBURGH — An employee and his wife are suing Union Railroad Co., U.S. Steel Corp. and WTI Rust Holdings Inc, alleging negligence, strict liability, breach of warranty, gross willful and wanton misconduct.
PHILADELPHIA – The school district was sued by the mother of a former student who has autism, claiming the district denied the student a free appropriate public education.
Black female athletes to pursue lawsuit claiming Philadelphia school failed to provide equal opportunities
PHILADELPHIA – A U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania has partially granted a motion to dismiss claim brought against the School Reform Commission and the School District of Philadelphia where two former students have made accusations of sex and race discrimination.
More than 30 lawsuits blame Armstrong World Industries, once Lancaster’s largest employer, for exposing workers to chemicals that led to sickness, suffering and death. But they’ve been pursued by a lawyer who, a judge says, “made a mockery of the law” and whose clients are paying, figuratively and literally, for his actions.
Oil leak the result of company not performing full inspection prior to refilling tank, plaintiffs claim
PHILADELPHIA – A pair of Delaware County property owners claim a heating oil company’s failure to perform a full inspection of their tank prior to installing more oil, later led to a disastrous oil leak in their property’s basement.
PHILADELPHIA – Defense counsel for manufacturers and retailers of a Toastmaster coffee pot which allegedly gave a case plaintiff an electric shock, say that same plaintiff has no legal right to request punitive damages.
PHILADELPHIA – A man severely injured after leaving a bar in Northeast Philadelphia and while walking to his apartment, one located directly above the bar, is suing the landlord/bar owners for overserving him prior to this accident.
PHILADELPHIA — A tribal lender based in Montana and its former CEO don't want to testify in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's litigation over a lending group's alleged "rent-a-bank" scheme.
Wheelchair-bound woman, Huntingdon Valley lawyer team to file 20 ADA lawsuits in eastern Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA – A wheelchair-bound woman has charged a local Sky Zone trampoline park facility with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 for allegedly not providing adequate parking facilities compliant with that federal law, the most recent of her 20 such lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court.
PHILADELPHIA – A former seaman is embroiled in a legal battle with a lengthy list of corporate defendants, claiming their collective negligence in exposing him to benzene and other carcinogenic chemicals in the course of his work duties, led him to develop acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
PHILADELPHIA – A local energy company is pursuing legal action after it says it learned that a conduit apparatus designed to supply steam beneath Philadelphia’s downtown streets was equipped with insufficient PVC electrical ducts, ducts which put a section of steel pipe at risk for rupture.