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Philadelphia Housing Authority hit with slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 31, 2011, 9:54am

The parents of a boy who allegedly fell and injured himself at the city-owned housing complex at which the family once resided is suing the Philadelphia Housing Authority for injuries they say their son suffered as a result of the May 28, 2007 accident.

Connecticut woman files Yaz claim in Philly courts

Jon Campisi May 27, 2011, 7:07am

A Connecticut woman has filed a mass tort claim at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against the makers of the Yaz birth control pill.

City restaurant sued for stairwell incident

Jon Campisi May 27, 2011, 7:05am

A former patron of a Philadelphia restaurant who alleges she sustained serious injuries after falling down the stairs at the business is suing the eatery.

Personal injury suit filed in case of alleged car repossession

Jon Campisi May 27, 2011, 7:01am

A Philadelphia woman is suing a New Jersey car dealership and a man who gifted a vehicle to her for conspiring to steal back the car from her and selling it behind her back.

Patron who choked on plastic in crab cakes sues diner

Jon Campisi May 27, 2011, 6:59am

A Philadelphia diner is being sued by a former patron who alleges she sustained throat lacerations after choking on a piece of plastic that had been cooked into her meal.

PECO Energy Co. is hit with personal injury claim

Jon Campisi May 26, 2011, 7:50am

A Philadelphia woman is suing the PECO Energy Co. for injuries she sustained after coming into contact with loose cable wires while walking the city streets.

Khmer auto repair shop faces personal injury lawsuit

Jon Campisi May 26, 2011, 7:06am

A city auto repair shop is facing a personal injury lawsuit after a former customer filed a complaint alleging employees’ failure to tightly secure a tire led to a vehicle accident.

California woman files denture adhesive cream mass tort suit

Jon Campisi May 26, 2011, 7:03am

A 55-year-old California woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the makers of denture adhesive creams, alleging that her use of certain products led to health ailments.

Jurors reach mixed verdict in asbestos lung cancer trial

Jon Campisi May 26, 2011, 6:57am

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury found that a company dealing in asbestos did, in fact, deploy products known to be defective and harmful, but was not directly responsible for a deceased man’s lung cancer diagnosis six years ago.

New Yaz lawsuit filed against Bayer by Pa. woman

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 12:02pm

A Bethlehem, Pa. woman has become one of the latest plaintiffs in a long line of litigants blaming the makers of the Yaz birth control pill for health problems.

Philadelphia School District and city hit with slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 11:59am

A Philadelphia woman is suing both the School District of Philadelphia and the city for injuries she sustained after falling on a portion of defective sidewalk in front of a school building.

Philadelphia woman files legal malpractice suit against former attorney

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 11:56am

A Brookhaven, Pa. woman has filed a legal malpractice lawsuit against a former attorney of hers who she alleges offered bad legal advice that ended up costing her time in jail and out-of-pocket expenses.

Daily News and parent company face slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 24, 2011, 11:52am

A Philadelphia resident has filed a premises liability lawsuit against the Philadelphia Daily News and its parent company for injuries she suffered after tripping over a bundle of newspapers.

Sexual assault claim filed against Mercedes-Benz

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 7:58pm

A Delaware woman has filed a lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz, USA, LLC and one of its employees alleging assault and battery, claims that date back to a January incident in which the plaintiff says she was groped while shopping for an automobile.

Phase two deliberations begin in asbestos lung cancer case

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 7:55pm

An eight-member Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas jury began deliberating May 23 in the liability phase of an asbestos mass tort claim that was first filed six years ago.

Denture adhesive cream mass tort claim filed

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 10:11am

A North Carolina woman has filed an individual claim in the Court of Common Pleas denture adhesive cream mass tort program, alleging that her use of two brands of the product over an extended period of time caused her various injuries.

Lung cancer diagnosis spurs asbestos claim

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 10:06am

A Florida man who says his recent lung cancer diagnosis can be traced to asbestos fibers inhaled while working for the now-defunct Bethlehem Steel Corp. has filed a mass tort civil claim in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Pathmark Stores Inc. named in slip-and-fall suit

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 10:02am

A Philadelphia resident is suing supermarket chain Pathmark Stores Inc. for injuries she allegedly sustained after falling over clutter at one of the company’s grocery stores.

Bottom of the Sea faces suit over mussels

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:53am

A Philadelphia woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a city restaurant for alleged food poisoning she contracted after eating a meal at the eatery.

Patient sues Penn Dental Medicine School and orthodontist

Jon Campisi May 23, 2011, 9:49am

A Philadelphia woman is suing an orthodontist and the business at which he practiced medicine for injuries she sustained while undergoing a dental procedure.