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Philadelphia woman files legal malpractice suit against former attorney

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amtrak hit with personal injury suit

A New Jersey man who was working for Amtrak has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the entity, which is formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corp., for injuries he allegedly sustained while working at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia in early January of this year.

Handicapped woman sues Philadelphia International Airport over escalator mishap

A handicapped woman who injured herself after falling on an escalator at Philadelphia International Airport is suing the airport and others, alleging negligence.

'Castle Doctrine' provides for civil immunity

Taking another person’s life in a self-defense situation would no doubt be traumatizing enough.

Former soda deliveryman sues Acme Markets

Chinese market slapped with premises liability lawsuit

A Philadelphia man is suing a Chinese eatery and market for injuries he sustained after slipping on a wet floor at the business.

McDonald's hit with premises liability lawsuit

Philadelphia Housing Authority and apartment complex sued

A Philadelphia woman has filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against the Philadelphia Housing Authority and an apartment complex over injuries she sustained when she fell to the ground at the complex.

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.