The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has ruled that the City of Philadelphia may have been unjustly enriched by resident’s installation of curbside EV chargers.
Philadelphia lands at No. 6 on American Tort Reform Association's annual “Judicial Hellholes” report
PHILADELPHIA – The City of Brotherly Love may have added its first Super Bowl trophy to its list of accolades this year, but a second distinction Philadelphia received in 2018 was another prominent placement on the American Tort Reform Association’s annual list of “Judicial Hellholes.”
Action against Radisson Hotel and Valley Forge Convention Center dismissed through Judgment of Non Pros
PHILADELPHIA – According to Court records, a lawsuit initiated by a Philadelphia woman versus the Radisson Hotel and Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia was dismissed for a failure to prosecute.
PHILADELPHIA – The spouse of a Berks County woman who died from complications related to beryllium disease is suing the manufacturing entities supposedly responsible for her chemical exposure, while one of them, a Japanese corporation, maintains it is not subject to legal jurisdiction in Pennsylvania.
Germantown fitness center claimed drowned man died as a result of his own negligence, opposes wrongful death lawsuit
PHILADELPHIA – The mother of a young man who drowned in a fitness center swimming pool in the Germantown section of Philadelphia last summer is now suing the center for charges of survival and wrongful death, though it claims the man’s death was the result of his own negligence.
PHILADELPHIA – A West Chester-based home improvement company has been ordered to pay a $17,500 penalty in order to resolve alleged violations of the lead-based paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule by the Environmental Protection Agency.
MEDIA — A pedestrian is suing the controller of a work site after she allegedly slipped and fell while exiting her home.
MEDIA — A consumer claims he bit into a piece of glass while eating Boars Head blue cheese.
PITTSBURGH — A business owner is suing Daniels Discount Hardware, an appliance dealer, citing alleged nuisance and negligence.
PITTSBURGH — A freight car and locomotive product supplier is suing Richard Mark Cox, its former executive vice president of corporate development, citing alleged breach of contract.
MEDIA — An estate administrator is suing Newtown Square Assisted Living LLC and Sunrise Senior Living Management Inc., nursing home facility operators, citing alleged professional negligence.
ERIE — An insurance company is suing a host of construction contractors, citing alleged breach of an indemnity agreement.
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania man is suing his former employers, citing alleged discrimination and violations of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and the Pennsylvania Military Affairs Act.
SCRANTON — A Blakeslee, Pennsylvania resident is suing a police officer, citing alleged assault and violation of civil rights.
MEDIA — Property owners are suing a tenant and gas servicer of the property, citing alleged negligence.
PHILADELPHIA — A former driver is suing Liberation House LLC, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.
PHILADELPHIA — Parents and their minor child are suing Borough of Media, Rose Tree Media School District and others, citing alleged assault, battery, civil conspiracy, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, intentional infliction of emotional distress, liability and negligence.
PITTSBURGH — A widow is suing Vector Security Inc., an electronic security company, citing alleged negligence and strict product liability.
Cyclist's suit against SEPTA for failing to maintain safe bike paths looks to be dismissed by transport entity
PHILADELPHIA – A local woman maintains that the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and its negligence in maintaining rails and street surfaces created an unsafe riding condition for cyclists and led to her injurious bike accident, while SEPTA sought dismissal of the formerly-unverified suit.
Amtrak wants to dismiss suit of its conductor who was injured when trying to activate train door override system
PHILADELPHIA – A train conductor injured when forced to access override switches and levers needed to open the train’s doors open has initiated a Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)-based lawsuit against her employer Amtrak, who believes her claims are precluded through a number of avenues and should be dismissed.