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Dog walking service sued over alleged attack

By Jon Campisi | Sep 13, 2011

A Northwest Philadelphia woman who claims that she was severely injured after being bitten by a dog is suing the dog’s owners, the person who was walking the dog at the time of the alleged incident and the company that employed the dog walker who had control over the animal at the time of the attack.

Trump Plaza patrons who allege injuries related to elevator accident file suit

By Jon Campisi | Sep 13, 2011

Two Philadelphia woman who claim they suffered bodily injuries after an elevator on which they were riding at an Atlantic City, N.J. casino resort dropped from under them have filed a lawsuit against the casino and the company that installed the elevator.

GlaxoSmithKline faces lawsuit over birth defect related to Paxil prescription

By Jon Campisi | Sep 13, 2011

The parents of a Florida boy who suffers from the effects of a congenital birth defect known as Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn, or PPHN, a disease that the plaintiffs allege was caused by the mother’s ingestion of the drug Paxil, have filed a mass tort claim against the makers of the medication.

Philly cop sues motorist for on-duty vehicle accident

By Jon Campisi | Sep 13, 2011

A Philadelphia police officer who alleges she was injured by a careless driver while she was attempting to help a stranded motorist has filed a personal injury claim against the man she claims struck her vehicle.

Former U.S. Inspector General Glenn Fine joins law firm with Philly roots

By Jon Campisi | Sep 12, 2011

Former U.S. Inspector General Glenn Fine, who spent his youth in the Philadelphia suburbs, is leaving government work and heading into private industry.

Victim of alleged Philly PD assault files federal civil rights complaint against officers

By Jon Campisi | Sep 12, 2011

A former Philadelphia resident who claims police roughed him up during an arrest in the spring of 2010, a detainment that he calls unwarranted, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the officers in question.

Steamfitters Local Union 420 sues company for nonpayment of fund contributions

By Jon Campisi | Sep 12, 2011

The Steamfitters Local Union 420 has filed a federal lawsuit against a Bucks County, Pa. company for alleged nonpayment of employee benefit fund contributions.

SEPTA and U.S. Army face lawsuit over vehicle accident

By Jon Campisi | Sep 12, 2011

A public transit rider who alleges he sustained bodily injuries after the bus on which he was riding was struck by a U.S. Army-owned vehicle, causing him to get knocked around in the process, has filed a federal lawsuit against the other driver, the U.S. Department of the Army and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

Despite legal challenges elsewhere, red light camera program in Philadelphia appears safe

By Jon Campisi | Sep 12, 2011

Red light traffic camera programs employed in various municipalities nationwide have withstood a number of legal challenges.

Pathmark hit with premises liability complaint

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A Philadelphia woman has filed a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Pathmark for injuries she sustained while falling at one of its city area supermarkets.

Age discrimination lawsuit filed against Philadelphia company

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A 65-year-old professional who alleges his job termination was age-related is suing his former employer in federal court.

Northeast Philadelphia condo operators named in premises liability claim

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A Northeast Philadelphia man and his wife have filed a personal injury lawsuit against the owners of a condominium complex for injuries the husband claims to have suffered after falling down the main stairs at his building.

Philly International Airport faces slip-and-fall lawsuit

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A New Jersey man who claims he was injured after slipping on a puddle of motor oil in the parking lot of Philadelphia International Airport is suing the airfield in civil court.

Couple injured in apartment complex fire files lawsuit against landlord

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A husband and wife who claim they suffered serious bodily injuries after a fire at their apartment complex, a blaze that took firefighters 10 house to get under control, has filed a civil action against the property’s owner, alleging the company’s inaction indirectly led to their trauma.

Fired pregnant worker alleges discrimination in federal lawsuit

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A Philadelphia woman who had to take an extended medical leave because of pregnancy complications, and who claims she was fired as she was about to return to work, has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against her former employer.

Albert W. Sheppard, longtime Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge, dies at age 74

By Jon Campisi | Sep 8, 2011

A well-respected Philadelphia jurist who helped to spearhead a new way of dealing with commerce litigation here in the city has died.

Philadelphia couple sues Philly cop and city for alleged police abuses

By Jon Campisi | Sep 7, 2011

A Philadelphia man who claims he was physically assaulted without cause in his own home by a city police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the public servant.

Philly inmate challenges his sentence through writ of habeas corpus

By Jon Campisi | Sep 7, 2011

A Philadelphia man who is serving out time in county prison for driving without a license and other traffic infractions is challenging his detention in federal court.

Lawsuit stemming from multi-vehicle crash moved to federal court

By Jon Campisi | Sep 7, 2011

A civil suit that stemmed from a multi-vehicle accident in western Pennsylvania last winter - originally filed in state court - has been removed to federal court in Philadelphia since the amount in question exceeds the arbitrational limits at the local level.

Quest Diagnostics sued over allegedly misreading woman's pap results

By Jon Campisi | Sep 7, 2011

A Norristown, Pa. woman who blames her cervical cancer diagnosis on faulty testing on the part of a lab working with healthcare providers is suing the company that allegedly misread her results.

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