The Pennsylvania Superior Court has opened the door for Plaintiffs in the Risperdal mass tort to seek punitive damages. Read more
A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that the owner of a painting company that has been cited multiple times for workplace safety violations. Read more
A Pennsylvania state judge has upheld the $55 million jury verdict against Honda Motor Co. for ignoring a seat belt defect that a driver claimed paralyzed him. Judge Shelley Robins-New rejec... Read more
U.S. District Judge Jan E. DuBois, a Pennsylvania federal judge, has folded Rite Aid Corp.’s pay-for-delay lawsuit against AbbVie Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. over Niaspan g... Read more
The Pennsylvania Superior Court last month upheld an $11 million verdict returned against a Johnson & Johnson unit on behalf of a boy who was born with a cleft palate and other defects a... Read more
In a related matter involving hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but dealing with inland issues, a recent report from the Governmental Accountability Office is significant. A U.S. Environmenta... Read more
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld a $10 million verdict returned against McNeil-PPC Inc., a Johnson & Johnson unit, in a case brought on behalf of a little girl who suffered sk... Read more
An improperly vented propane heater is being reported as the cause of death for five people who died in a small Pennsylvania cabin. It appears the victims succumbed to carbon monoxide fumes... Read more
A Pennsylvania judge has denied a motion for a new trial filed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a suit involving a child’s birth defects. The jury had awarded $11 million to the parents on... Read more
The Pennsylvania Superior Court on March 4 affirmed a trial court ruling that said an American International Group subsidiary had a duty to defend Titeflex Corp. in the remaining litigation... Read more
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