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Common Pleas Court judicial candidates advance during primary

Ten out of 40-plus Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judicial nominees advanced during Tuesday’s primary election, with seven out of the 10 constituting as endorsed candidates by the city’s Democratic Committee.

Buckley construction named in product liability suit

A Springfield, Pa. man is suing a Philadelphia construction company for injuries he sustained after falling out of a hydraulic lift lent to him by the contracting firm.

Berachah Baptist Church faces premises liability lawsuit

A Philadelphia church has been slapped with a premises liability lawsuit by a city man who claims he was injured when he fell outside of the building.

Parkway Corp. slapped with slip-and-fall suit

A Philadelphia man filed suit May 13 against a Center City parking lot operator for injuries he allegedly suffered after falling in one of the defendant’s garages.

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Jury reaches verdict in non-malignancy asbestos trial

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury May 16 awarded two elderly men who claimed they suffered shortness of breath because of asbestos-related conditions more than $1 million in total compensatory damages, according to plaintiff’s attorney Eliot Present.

Casino and escalator manufacturer hit with slip-and-fall suit

Verizon and City of Philadelphia named in premises liability suit

A Philadelphia man is suing Verizon and the City of Philadelphia for injuries he sustained after falling over a broken sewage-draining inlet.

Pa. Bar opposes reform measure, draws ire of members

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Bar Association is fighting the end of joint and several liability, and in doing so lost the membership of the attorneys in a Harrisburg law firm.

City sued for slip-and-fall incident

A Philadelphia woman is suing the City of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for injuries she allegedly sustained after falling at a crosswalk at the intersection of 60th and Trinity streets.

New Jersey man sues prosthetic limb manufacturer

A New Jersey man is suing the manufacturer of his prosthetic limb for injuries he sustained after falling to the ground when his prosthesis malfunctioned.

Two more Yaz suits filed against Bayer, others

Two out-of-state women are suing the makers of Yaz for side effects they contend were the result of ingesting the birth control pill, injuries that led to major surgery in both cases.

City man sues Hotel Sofitel over icy sidewalk fall

A Philadelphia man has filed a premises liability lawsuit against a city hotel for injuries he sustained after falling on an icy patch of sidewalk in front of the business.

Civic association and others hit with suit over sidewalk mishap

A Philadelphia resident is suing a property owner, a construction materials company and a nonprofit neighborhood association for injuries he suffered after he tripped and fell outdoors.

Bed bug bites leads to suit against Shore motel operator

A Philadelphia man and his wife are suing a New Jersey motel operator for injuries the man sustained after allegedly being bitten by cimex Lecturiarius, or “bed bugs,” after a stay down the shore.

Gallery at Market East owner sued for trip on rug

A city woman is suing the owner of the Gallery at Market East shopping plaza for injuries she suffered after falling and injuring herself at the business.

Slip-and-fall suit filed against Hahnemann University Hospital, others

A Philadelphia woman is suing a handful of corporate property owners in Center City for injuries she allegedly sustained after falling on a portion of the sidewalk controlled by the defendants.

Alleged sex abuse victim files lawsuit against Archdiocese

The father of a mentally disabled man filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia May 9 alleging his son suffered sexual abuse at the hands of a parish priest while working in the rectory of Resurrection of Our Lord parish in Philadelphia.

Reglan lawsuit filed by Texas woman over drug-related injuries

A Texas woman is suing pharmaceutical giant Wyeth LLC for physical and emotional injuries she claims to have sustained after ingesting the drug Reglan.

E-filing continues to see success at First District

Sitting behind her desk in a second floor City Hall office, Deborah Dailey appears pleased.