Category Archive for ‘Philadelphia Accident News’

Customer sued Home Depot Store for fall injury

Darleen Cook, a resident in Swedesboro, N.J., filed a suit at the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s District Court last April versus a Home Depot in Clifton Heights, Delco. , based in Atlanta due to injuries she sustained on Sept. 8, 2012, at this home store. Plaintiff sustained cracked pelvis and other injuries after she slipped

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Slip-and-fall in a grocery store

Philadelphia – A Kroger grocery store in Georgia was defendant to a slip and fall claim after a costumer fell on a slippery wet floor and injured both knees and her wrist. The wrist was never healed and it soon turned into a painful disabling condition that she was forced to resign from her job

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Phila man sued US Postal Service after icy fall

Icy path that collected near a city post office mailbox caused a man from Philadelphia to be severely injured. The injured man identified as Glen Guy filed a personal injury claim at the U.S. District Court at Pa.s’ Eastern District versus the U.S. Postal Service alleging that after his fall, he remained unconscious for about

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Stairway slip-and-fall case

A woman from Bronx was walking down the stairs in her apartment building when she slipped, tripped and fell due to construction left-over debris left on the stairway. She broke ankle that required extensive surgery. The woman asked a personal injury lawyer to represent her in an effort to collect compensation for her injuries. The

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Trip-and fall settlement in the airport

An individual maybe injured anywhere and anytime when least expected.  A 62-years-old woman from Fulton County woman was in the victim of a trip-and-fall incident at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. It happened way back March of 2010 while she was approaching an escalator inside the airport. She tripped over a metal frame of another

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Factors for slip-and fall

It takes only a mote: a liquid drop, a dash of sand or a tiny bit of cardboard. These things are considered insignificant in creating possible slipping, tripping and falling mishaps. According to the statistics from the Labor Bureau, approximately 602,000 American workers suffered injuries due to falls annually that averages a loss from seven

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Ice-related slip-and-fall accident awarded almost a million

Snow and ice are anticipated during the winter months and accompanied by an increased risk of falling due to the weather conditions. In Pennsylvania, a property or business owner may not be accountable for slip due to a natural accumulation of snow and ice that is fairly obvious to all; however, if proven that the

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$520,000 settlement for Philly woman

Winning a high amount of settlement for a slip and fall case is no easy task but a Philadelphia plaintiff who was injured in a slip and fall accident has successfully negotiated for a settlement of $520,000. Tanya Davis filed a claim against 1900 Chestnut Street Corporation and others in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court in

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Slip-and-fall cases against the Church

It is a fact that nowadays, churches and synagogues in the city are facing shoestring lawsuits of personal injury filed by dollar-hungry claimaints that consider this legal procedure a kind of ATM machine. A woman sued a church after she slipped at the 10th Church of Christ Scientist. The church endeavored to have the case

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Lower court’s jury instructions in slip and fall case affirmed by SC

The appeal made by a man from Luzerne County was denied by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania after he argued that the Common Pleas Luzerne County Court resulted to the improper jury instructions of a verdict pronounced against him in the injury lawsuit. Last November 2010, Edward Stobodzian filed a claim sued against the following:

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