The family of a Pennsylvania woman is filing a wrongful death claim against several businesses and persons from the collapse of a building that killed six people and injured numerous others. The incident took place in a Salvation Army store, which was adjoined to a building that a developer was set to destroy. A report stated that the family is asking over $50,000 compensation for each count, which includes five others in addition to wrongful death.
A Pennsylvania couple is suing Best Buy for negligence. Legal representatives for Best Buy are asking to have the civil case moved from state court to federal court, as they cite diversity of citizenship as well as the compensation amount exceeding the state limit of $50,000. The compensation amount for the negligence suit, although initially asked to be $50,000, will most likely surpass $75,000.
A Pennsylvania woman is suing the makers of the drug Lipitor in a products liability case. She believes the drug has caused her to develop Type 2 diabetes. Lipitor is generally prescribed to lower cholesterol and to lessen the chance of heart attack or stroke. The products liability case has been filed with the state court.
A Pennsylvania hotel is being sued on the basis of premises liability by a woman who claims she was injured as a result of an unsafe business practice consistently used by the hotel. Representation for the hotel is requesting that the suit be transferred from the state to the federal court for reasons of diversity jurisdiction and claims that the compensation amount is over the limit that can be rewarded in state court. The amount of damages being asked for in this premises liability case is $50,000 per count named in the suit.