P.J. D'Annunzio

Third Circuit Clarifies Use of Preliminary Injunctions

P.J. D'Annunzio

Noting that there have been conflicting approaches on how and when to grant preliminary injunctions in cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a ruling clarifying the standards for issuing them.

Woman Awarded $2.1M in Fourth Pelvic Mesh Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio

A Philadelphia jury has awarded $2.1 million to a woman claiming she experienced ongoing pain resulting from the deterioration of a pelvic mesh implant.

Judge OKs Stacked UM/UIM Benefits Absent New Waiver

P.J. D'Annunzio

A Monroe County judge has ruled that a driver with an insurance policy covering four cars is entitled to $400,000 in stacked uninsured/underinsured motorist benefits because he did not sign new waivers when he added his most recent vehicles to the policy.

Clarion County Jury Awards $2M in Urinary Med Mal Case

P.J. D'Annunzio

A woman alleging she's suffering the effects of shoddy installation of a urinary sling has been awarded $2 million by a Clarion County jury.

Woman Awarded $2M for Botched Gallbladder Surgery

P.J. D'Annunzio

A Pittsburgh jury has awarded $2 million to a woman claiming she suffered ongoing internal injuries resulting from a botched gallbladder removal surgery.

Pa. Justices Curb Law Enforcement's Power to Seize Private Property

P.J. D'Annunzio

After Elizabeth Young's son was arrested for selling $140 worth of marijuana, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office seized her Cobbs Creek home and her car through civil forfeiture—a controversial practice that has garnered widespread outrage throughout the country.

Tylenol Maker to Pay $1.4M to Pa. in National Settlement

P.J. D'Annunzio

Pennsylvania is set to receive $1.4 million from a $33 million settlement between Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil-PPC and 42 states over claims that the company distributed contaminated over-the-counter drugs and unlawfully promoted those products.

Pa. to Net $469K From $18.5M Target Data Breach Accord

P.J. D'Annunzio

Retail giant Target has agreed to pay a total of $18.5 million in a settlement with 47 states over a 2013 consumer data breach that resulted in over 100 million pieces of credit card or personal information being stolen by hackers.

Judge Sends School Cop's Free Speech Lawsuit to Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio

A school safety officer's First Amendment suit alleging he was fired because he spoke to a television reporter in relation to a story about a student accused of burglary must be decided by a jury, a federal judge has ruled.

Williams Seeks to Have Latest Charges Thrown Out

P.J. D'Annunzio

In a series of motions filed May 19, indicted Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams asked the judge overseeing his corruption case to dismiss the latest charges filed against him.

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