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Judge Awards $112,500 for Nightclub Fall

A Philadelphia judge awarded $112,500 to a woman who fell at a nightclub and sprained her ankle.

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Phila. Jury Awards $1.3 Million in Wrongful Death Case

A Philadelphia jury awarded $1.3 million to the estate of an infant who died following a heart transplant procedure.

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Jury Sides With State VA Director Who Alleged Political Tie Led to Termination

On Sept. 24, 2009, plaintiff Richard Wren, 50, was terminated from his employment at Luzerne County.

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Luzerne County Jury Sides With Defense In Med Mal Case

In March 2009, plaintiff's decedent, Renee Deyo, a self-employed home cleaner in her mid-40s, was diagnosed with urethral cancer. She was diagnosed with small-cell cancer, high-grade urethral cancer, and carcinoma after a four- to five-centimeter mass was found in the right urethral pelvic junction (where the pelvis meets the ureter).

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Bus Company Settles for $1.15M After Fatal Crash

The father of a pregnant woman who was struck and killed by a school bus in Northeast Philadelphia agreed to settle claims against the bus company for $1.15 million.

Acquitted Man Wins $1M for Malicious Prosecution Claims

A man acquitted of vehicular homicide charges after he struck a police officer with his car was awarded more than $1 million for claims that he was the victim of a malicious prosecution stemming from the fatal incident.

Beaver County Woman Secures Jury Verdict in UIM Case

A Beaver County jury awarded nearly $1.2 million to a woman injured in a car accident in her lawsuit against an insurance company.

Jury Verdict for Fall Victim After Alleging Video Spoliation

A Philadelphia jury has ruled in favor of the plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case involving an allegedly defective sidewalk grate.

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Accord Reached In Fatal Accident With Tractor Trailer

The estate of a man killed in an accident involving a tractor trailer reached a $2 million settlement with the truck's driver and his employer in a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

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Grocery Store Slip-and-Fall Results In Phila. Jury Award

A Philadelphia jury has awarded $1.5 million to a 51-year-old woman who fractured her wrist and injured her knee in a slip-and-fall at a grocery store. The jury returned the verdict despite the plaintiff's demand of just $100,000, leading defendant Bottom Dollar Food to file a post-trial motion for remittitur calling the award "grossly exorbitant" and "shocking to the judicial conscience."

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Jury Awards $7.7M For Undiagnose Fatal Blood Clot

The family of a woman who suffered a fatal blood clot after emergency ­medical staff at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital allegedly failed to properly test for a pulmonary embolism won a $7.7 million verdict.

Jury Awards $44M For Failure to Treat

A Philadelphia jury hit the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a $44.1 million verdict for failing to recognize a woman's adverse reaction to anti-coagulant medication before she suffered a brain hemorrhage.

Radiology Mix-up Leads to $6M Award

A woman who allegedly had her appendix needlessly removed after her radiology slides were mixed up with another patient's secured a nearly $6 million verdict against the radiology firm.

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Estate of Woman Killed by Infection Recovers $1.35M

The estate of a woman who died from a fungal infection while at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh will receive $1.35 million from a settlement over a wrongful-death and survival lawsuit.

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Death Caused by Misplaced Feeding Tube Leads to Verdict

A Montgomery County jury handed up a verdict awarding $5 million to the family of an 88-year-old man who died after a feeding tube was improperly inserted into his lung, filling it with feeding solution.

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Settlement Reached In Case of Boy Run Over and Killed

A contracting company and the estate of a 10-year-old boy killed when two vehicles operated by drivers who had drugs in their systems collided at an intersection and subsequently ran him over have reached a $4.15 million settlement.

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Saw-maker Pays $390,000 Over Severed Fingers

The maker of an industrial saw used for cutting wood and metal has agreed to pay $390,000 to settle a products liability claim after a man sliced off two of his fingers while using the saw.

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Parties Settle For $142,500 After Dog Attack

On June 16, 2014, plaintiff John Gergle, 81, was attacked by a Rottweiler in Cornwall, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County.

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Jury Renders Mixed Verdict in Trip-and-Fall Case

On July 23, 2012, plaintiff Darrin White, 50, a cemetery director in Newtown, was in the course of his employment when he tripped and fell, striking his head. He later stated that he had tripped over an exposed pipe that housed electric cables providing power to a trailer. A construction project was taking place at the cemetery, overseen by G&C Fab-Con. General-contractor Scungio Borst & Associates LLC and electrical-contractor Travis Inc. were also involved in the project. White claimed that he suffered head injuries.

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Passenger Alleged Rollover Caused Severe Lacerations

On May 2, 2009, plaintiff David Sybert, 21, was thrown from a sport utility vehicle during a rollover accident on Route 2020 near Stewart Hollow Road, in Homer City.

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Parties Settle for $5.5M After Child Fell From Window

The family of a 7-year-old who was allegedly brain damaged after falling out of a third-story window has settled with numerous parties for more than $5.5 million.

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Jury Awards $6.4M In Asbestos Case

A Philadelphia jury awarded a former PECO Energy employee and his wife more than $6.4 million over claims that he was exposed to asbestos-containing products that caused him to develop lung cancer.

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Paralyzed Lawn Care Worker Settles Truck Accident Claims

The family of a lawn care worker who was paralyzed after he was thrown from a pickup truck in a ­single-vehicle accident has settled with several corporate defendants for more than $26.5 million.

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Contractors Settle For $1.2M After Worker's Fall

A contractor and a general contractor have agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle claims stemming from a fall at a construction site.

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$7.25M Settlement After Man Falls Through Glass Floor

A man who fell through a glass floor at the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia settled his claims against the museum and a ­security firm for $7.25 million.

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Insurer Settles For $1.5M After Fatal Truck Crash

On Oct. 24, 2014, plaintiff's decedent Rachel Eberly, 74, was driving on Ramona Road toward Route 422, in Myerstown. As she entered the intersection, the driver's side of her station wagon was broadsided by a pickup truck. She died instantly from multiple trauma. The pickup truck was driven by Earl Ebling, who had gone through a stop sign. He was charged with careless driving involving death, among other traffic violations.