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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Karl Shandor, individually and as parent and natural guardian of Brandon N. Shandor, a minor, and as parent and natural guardian of John Shandor, a minor, and Michele Shandor, his wife v. Jeffrey S. Peters and Rebecca E. Peters

State: PA

Date: 2018-04-30

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 1, 2014, plaintiff Karl Shandor, in his 50s, was stopped in traffic in Harrison City when his sport-utility vehicle was rear-ended by another SUV. He claimed a back injury. His children, plai...

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Case Types: Railroad - Railroad Accident | Workplace - Workplace Safety 

Case: Alphonso Runco v. CSX Transportation Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2016-10-31

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 30, 2011, plaintiff Alphonso Runco, 56, a train conductor, was operating a CSX train on the Fifth Street Bridge in Niles, OH, when about 17 (out of 50) cars derailed and left the track....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Surgical Error | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Leona Shannon and Ronald Shannon v. John A. MacPhail and Greengate Orthopaedic Group P.C.

State: PA

Date: 2016-01-06

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 15, 2007, plaintiff Leona Shannon, 64, a factory worker, suffered a fractured femur while undergoing a total left-knee replacement by orthopedic-surgeon John MacPhail, of Greensburg. MacPhail...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence -  

Case: Mike Buttaccio v. American Premier Underwriters Inc., Consolidated Rail Corp., and CSX Transportation Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2015-11-13

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 5, 2013, plaintiff Mike Buttaccio, 59, a railroad-car inspector of Manchester, N.Y., ended his employment with CSX Transportation Inc., after 38 years. Buttaccio claimed that he was forced to...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Dominick Mondelli and Sylvia Mondelli v. Holdings Acquisition Co. L.P. d/b/a Rivers Casino

State: PA

Date: 2015-09-23

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 21, 2012, plaintiff Dominick Mondelli, 84, and his wife were at the Rivers Casino, in Pittsburgh. Mondelli was walking through the bus lobby to get his jacket when his left foot hooked around...

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Case Types: Insurance - Coverage | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Underinsured Motorist 

Case: Dwayne W. Harris v. Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

State: PA

Date: 2015-05-21

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 19, 2011, plaintiff Dwayne Harris, a drywall installer in his early 50s, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Maple Lane in Monroeville. He was waiting at a stop sign at the intersecti...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle 

Case: Roberto Sciulli v. Michael Smeltzer

State: PA

Date: 2014-11-20

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 23, 2011, plaintiff Roberto Sciulli, 43, an employee at a national delivery service, was delivering a package to a residence at Verona Road, in Penn Hills. ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle 

Case: Maurice Blair v. Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County

State: PA

Date: 2014-11-18

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 13, 2006, plaintiff Maurice Blair, 38, a stocker at a grocery store in Pittsburgh, was waiting to cross Penn Avenue at its intersection with Highland Avenue. As the traffic light for Penn Av...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Patricia Manganaro v. Valentin Yanev

State: PA

Date: 2014-09-30

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 2, 2011, plaintiff Patricia Manganaro, an accounts payable special analyst in her 60s, was driving a sedan in the left lane of Stockton Street near the North Shore section of Pittsburgh. Manga...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Invitees | Premises Liability - Restaurant | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Barbara Duda v. Eat 'N Park Hospitality Group Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2013-10-31

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 24, 2011, plaintiff Barbara Duda, in her late 60s at the time, and a friend entered an Eat'n Park restaurant located at 7370 McKnight Road, just southwest of the Ross Park Mall. ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bicycle 

Case: Tristan C. Robinson v. Kayla Rosky and Colleen Rosky

State: PA

Date: 2013-05-30

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2008, plaintiff Tristan Robinson, early 20s, an engineer, was operating a bicycle in an alleyway between Frankstown Road and a parking lot off Universal Road, in...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Restaurant | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Carmeta Sisco v. Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers of New York Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2013-04-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 9, 2008, plaintiff Carmeta Sisco, 27, a cashier, went to eat dinner at a Wendy's located at 3410 William Penn Highway, at Penn Center East in Pittsburgh....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Anthony Milesky Jr. and Dena Milesky, his wife v. Andrew L. Robitaille

State: PA

Date: 2012-09-11

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 2, 2008, at approximately 9:10 a.m., plaintiff Anthony Milesky Jr., a valet in his mid-40s, was driving a 1995 GMC Sonoma pickup truck southbound, up a slight grade, on Bethesda Street in Pit...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Limited Tort 

Case: David Ganoe v. Eric Johnson

State: PA

Date: 2011-11-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 13, 2007, plaintiff David Ganoe, mid-40s, a truck driver and diesel mechanic, was traveling south in the left lane of Route 60 in Robinson Township, when the front right side of his vehicle wa...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Athletic Field | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Elmer R. Undereiner v. City of Pittsburgh, a municipal corporation

State: PA

Date: 2011-09-21

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 20, 2008, at approximately 11:00 a.m., plaintiff Elmer Undereiner, 69, a part-time school bus driver, was umpiring an American Legion Baseball game at Tower Field in Pittsburgh. Undereiner al...

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Case Types: Transportation - Trucking | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Government - Municipalities | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Christopher Lageman v. City of Pittsburgh v. First Vehicle Services

State: PA

Date: 2011-03-15

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 3, 2005, plaintiff Christopher Lageman, early 40s, a preventative maintenance inspector for the City of Pittsburgh Housing Authority, was operating a Chevrolet van in the scope and course of ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Shinya Sakuta v. Jayson Ricciardelli, a/k/a Jay Ricciardelli; James Tunstall, a/k/a James Tunstell; John E. Mudrany; Gary Keenan; PFCS League; and the City of Pittsburgh

State: PA

Date: 2011-03-15

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 4, 2006, plaintiff Shinya Sakuta, mid-30s, an IT worker, participated in the PFCS League playoff softball game at West Penn Park in Pittsburgh. Sakuta alleged that during his first at bat, h...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Lionel Weatherspoon v. Jacqueline Laing

State: PA

Date: 2011-03-09

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 7, 2007, plaintiff Lionel Weatherspoon, early 40s, a steel worker, was stopped in his vehicle in a line of traffic on Route 51, near the intersection of Coal Valley Road in Clairton, when his...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Negligence - Negligent Entrustment 

Case: James Parr and Dawn Parr v. Ashley Merida, Megan Donahoe and Patricia Donahoe

State: PA

Date: 2010-09-17

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 14, 2005, plaintiff James Parr, early 40s, a telemarketer, was in a Honda Civic, stopped in traffic on Lyle Boulevard, in McKeesport, when his vehicle was rear-ended by another Honda Civic dr...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Driveway | Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Paul Dennis Cheza v. Chadderton Trucking Inc. William G. Book, Richard A. Barry and Jill M. Mettille

State: PA

Date: 2009-04-08

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 22, 2000, plaintiff Paul Dennis Cheza, a 57-year-old general manager at a Ford dealership, was driving a GMC Jimmy on Route 60 in Farrell, during the course of his employment, when he collide...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect 

Case: Stacey Halliday v. City of Pittsburgh, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Eileen Washington, administratix of the Estate of James Edward Lewis Jr.

State: PA

Date: 2009-02-10

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 28, 2004, plaintiff Stacey Halliday, 24, a registered nurse, was driving northbound in a Honda Accord on Route 8 in Pittsburgh, when she was struck head-on by James Lewis Jr., who had been dr...

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Case Types: Government -  | Premises Liability - Notice | Premises Liability - Door Accidents | Premises Liability - Falling Object 

Case: William M. Hamilton and Marjorie Hamilton v. City of Pittsburgh

State: PA

Date: 2009-01-27

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 20, 2004, plaintiff William M. Hamilton, 59, was working in the course of his duties as a security guard at the city-county building in Pittsburgh. In February 2002 the city had entered into ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Limited Tort 

Case: Betty Darlene Palmer and Brian Palmer, her husband v. Mark Griffin

State: PA

Date: 2009-01-07

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 7, 2002, plaintiff Betty Darlene Palmer, 32, a nursing home activities aide, was traveling on Lloyd Avenue in Latrobe, when the driver's side of her hatchback was sideswiped by a Ford Ranger ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Affirmative Defenses - Contributory Negligence 

Case: Linda Dillard v. Arcadia Court Condominium Association

State: PA

Date: 2008-03-25

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 8, 2003, plaintiff Linda Dillard, about 50, a pharmacy technician, was entering Pittsburgh's Arcadia Court Condominium Association, heading toward her office, when she slipped and fell on her...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Parking Lot 

Case: Tawanda Tartt v. Antoinette Fronzaglio

State: PA

Date: 2007-11-16

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 21, 2006, plaintiff Tawanda Tartt, 31, unemployed, was in the parking lot of the Century III Mall in West Mifflin, standing beside the open driver's side door of her friend's pickup truck, w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Ice | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign 

Case: Craig Barlow v. Isaac Hamilton

State: PA

Date: 2007-10-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 6, 2004, plaintiff Craig Barlow, 40, came to a stop on Finance Street in Pittsburgh, at its intersection with North Braddock Avenue. As he waited, another motorist, Isaac Hamilton, emerged fr...

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Case Types: Transportation - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Christine Hunsinger and Douglas Hunsinger v. Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County

State: PA

Date: 2007-09-07

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 8, 2005, plaintiff Christine Hunsinger, 57, a government employee, was hit by a bus as she crossed the street at the intersection of 9th Street and Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh. As Hunsinger, wh...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall 

Case: Peter Mohan v. Book Rack, Donna Nardozi, James Grassman and Grassman Group Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2007-05-17

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 11, 2002, plaintiff Peter Mohan, 50s, a taxi cab driver who lived in Ireland, was visiting his daughter in Dormont. He used the town's trolley system, which was located on Potomac Avenue. Mo...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Minivan | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Sudden Emergency Defense 

Case: Ross E. Andrews v. Scott Petrichevich

State: PA

Date: 2007-05-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: 2 p.m. on Aug. 21, 2004, plaintiff Ross E. Andrews, a 65-year-old gas station manager, was riding his motorcycle east on Clifton Road in Bethel Park. As he reached the intersection with Dublin Road, ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Civil Practice - Limitations of Actions 

Case: Paula Eury v. Rebecca Edelman

State: PA

Date: 2007-03-26

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 10, 2004, plaintiff Paula Eury, a 57-year-old employee of a medical billing facility, was making a left-hand turn on a green light from McNeal Road onto Route 8 in Pittsburgh, when she was st...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Restaurant | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Enrico Buccigrossi v. Ruby Tuesday Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2006-12-13

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 27, 2005, plaintiff Enrico Buccigrossi, 34, a counselor, was a patron at a Ruby Tuesday restaurant in West Mifflin when he slipped on a wet floor and fell....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Edward Bechtold and Linda Bechtold v. John Scozio

State: PA

Date: 2005-11-03

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 11, 2003, plaintiff Edward Bechtold, 53, the fire chief of Edgewood Borough, was one of several fire-department employees who were working in the area of Washington Street. While standing on t...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Karl Shandor, individually and as parent and natural guardian of Brandon N. Shandor, a minor, and as parent and natural guardian of John Shandor, a minor, and Michele Shandor, his wife v. Jeffrey S. Peters and Rebecca E. Peters

State: PA

Date: 2018-04-30

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 1, 2014, plaintiff Karl Shandor, in his 50s, was stopped in traffic in Harrison City when his sport-utility vehicle was rear-ended by another SUV. He claimed a back injury. His children, plai...

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Case Types: Railroad - Railroad Accident | Workplace - Workplace Safety 

Case: Alphonso Runco v. CSX Transportation Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2016-10-31

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 30, 2011, plaintiff Alphonso Runco, 56, a train conductor, was operating a CSX train on the Fifth Street Bridge in Niles, OH, when about 17 (out of 50) cars derailed and left the track....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Surgical Error | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Leona Shannon and Ronald Shannon v. John A. MacPhail and Greengate Orthopaedic Group P.C.

State: PA

Date: 2016-01-06

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 15, 2007, plaintiff Leona Shannon, 64, a factory worker, suffered a fractured femur while undergoing a total left-knee replacement by orthopedic-surgeon John MacPhail, of Greensburg. MacPhail...

Worker/Workplace Negligence Subscribe to view the full case

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence -  

Case: Mike Buttaccio v. American Premier Underwriters Inc., Consolidated Rail Corp., and CSX Transportation Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2015-11-13

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 5, 2013, plaintiff Mike Buttaccio, 59, a railroad-car inspector of Manchester, N.Y., ended his employment with CSX Transportation Inc., after 38 years. Buttaccio claimed that he was forced to...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Dominick Mondelli and Sylvia Mondelli v. Holdings Acquisition Co. L.P. d/b/a Rivers Casino

State: PA

Date: 2015-09-23

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 21, 2012, plaintiff Dominick Mondelli, 84, and his wife were at the Rivers Casino, in Pittsburgh. Mondelli was walking through the bus lobby to get his jacket when his left foot hooked around...

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Case Types: Insurance - Coverage | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Underinsured Motorist 

Case: Dwayne W. Harris v. Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Co.

State: PA

Date: 2015-05-21

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 19, 2011, plaintiff Dwayne Harris, a drywall installer in his early 50s, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Maple Lane in Monroeville. He was waiting at a stop sign at the intersecti...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle 

Case: Roberto Sciulli v. Michael Smeltzer

State: PA

Date: 2014-11-20

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 23, 2011, plaintiff Roberto Sciulli, 43, an employee at a national delivery service, was delivering a package to a residence at Verona Road, in Penn Hills. ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle 

Case: Maurice Blair v. Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County

State: PA

Date: 2014-11-18

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 13, 2006, plaintiff Maurice Blair, 38, a stocker at a grocery store in Pittsburgh, was waiting to cross Penn Avenue at its intersection with Highland Avenue. As the traffic light for Penn Av...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Patricia Manganaro v. Valentin Yanev

State: PA

Date: 2014-09-30

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 2, 2011, plaintiff Patricia Manganaro, an accounts payable special analyst in her 60s, was driving a sedan in the left lane of Stockton Street near the North Shore section of Pittsburgh. Manga...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Invitees | Premises Liability - Restaurant | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Barbara Duda v. Eat 'N Park Hospitality Group Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2013-10-31

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 24, 2011, plaintiff Barbara Duda, in her late 60s at the time, and a friend entered an Eat'n Park restaurant located at 7370 McKnight Road, just southwest of the Ross Park Mall. ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bicycle 

Case: Tristan C. Robinson v. Kayla Rosky and Colleen Rosky

State: PA

Date: 2013-05-30

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2008, plaintiff Tristan Robinson, early 20s, an engineer, was operating a bicycle in an alleyway between Frankstown Road and a parking lot off Universal Road, in...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Restaurant | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Carmeta Sisco v. Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers of New York Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2013-04-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 9, 2008, plaintiff Carmeta Sisco, 27, a cashier, went to eat dinner at a Wendy's located at 3410 William Penn Highway, at Penn Center East in Pittsburgh....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Anthony Milesky Jr. and Dena Milesky, his wife v. Andrew L. Robitaille

State: PA

Date: 2012-09-11

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 2, 2008, at approximately 9:10 a.m., plaintiff Anthony Milesky Jr., a valet in his mid-40s, was driving a 1995 GMC Sonoma pickup truck southbound, up a slight grade, on Bethesda Street in Pit...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Limited Tort 

Case: David Ganoe v. Eric Johnson

State: PA

Date: 2011-11-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 13, 2007, plaintiff David Ganoe, mid-40s, a truck driver and diesel mechanic, was traveling south in the left lane of Route 60 in Robinson Township, when the front right side of his vehicle wa...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Athletic Field | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Elmer R. Undereiner v. City of Pittsburgh, a municipal corporation

State: PA

Date: 2011-09-21

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 20, 2008, at approximately 11:00 a.m., plaintiff Elmer Undereiner, 69, a part-time school bus driver, was umpiring an American Legion Baseball game at Tower Field in Pittsburgh. Undereiner al...

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Case Types: Transportation - Trucking | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Government - Municipalities | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Christopher Lageman v. City of Pittsburgh v. First Vehicle Services

State: PA

Date: 2011-03-15

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 3, 2005, plaintiff Christopher Lageman, early 40s, a preventative maintenance inspector for the City of Pittsburgh Housing Authority, was operating a Chevrolet van in the scope and course of ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Shinya Sakuta v. Jayson Ricciardelli, a/k/a Jay Ricciardelli; James Tunstall, a/k/a James Tunstell; John E. Mudrany; Gary Keenan; PFCS League; and the City of Pittsburgh

State: PA

Date: 2011-03-15

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 4, 2006, plaintiff Shinya Sakuta, mid-30s, an IT worker, participated in the PFCS League playoff softball game at West Penn Park in Pittsburgh. Sakuta alleged that during his first at bat, h...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Lionel Weatherspoon v. Jacqueline Laing

State: PA

Date: 2011-03-09

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 7, 2007, plaintiff Lionel Weatherspoon, early 40s, a steel worker, was stopped in his vehicle in a line of traffic on Route 51, near the intersection of Coal Valley Road in Clairton, when his...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Negligence - Negligent Entrustment 

Case: James Parr and Dawn Parr v. Ashley Merida, Megan Donahoe and Patricia Donahoe

State: PA

Date: 2010-09-17

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 14, 2005, plaintiff James Parr, early 40s, a telemarketer, was in a Honda Civic, stopped in traffic on Lyle Boulevard, in McKeesport, when his vehicle was rear-ended by another Honda Civic dr...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Driveway | Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Paul Dennis Cheza v. Chadderton Trucking Inc. William G. Book, Richard A. Barry and Jill M. Mettille

State: PA

Date: 2009-04-08

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 22, 2000, plaintiff Paul Dennis Cheza, a 57-year-old general manager at a Ford dealership, was driving a GMC Jimmy on Route 60 in Farrell, during the course of his employment, when he collide...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect 

Case: Stacey Halliday v. City of Pittsburgh, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Eileen Washington, administratix of the Estate of James Edward Lewis Jr.

State: PA

Date: 2009-02-10

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 28, 2004, plaintiff Stacey Halliday, 24, a registered nurse, was driving northbound in a Honda Accord on Route 8 in Pittsburgh, when she was struck head-on by James Lewis Jr., who had been dr...

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Case Types: Government -  | Premises Liability - Notice | Premises Liability - Door Accidents | Premises Liability - Falling Object 

Case: William M. Hamilton and Marjorie Hamilton v. City of Pittsburgh

State: PA

Date: 2009-01-27

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 20, 2004, plaintiff William M. Hamilton, 59, was working in the course of his duties as a security guard at the city-county building in Pittsburgh. In February 2002 the city had entered into ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Limited Tort 

Case: Betty Darlene Palmer and Brian Palmer, her husband v. Mark Griffin

State: PA

Date: 2009-01-07

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 7, 2002, plaintiff Betty Darlene Palmer, 32, a nursing home activities aide, was traveling on Lloyd Avenue in Latrobe, when the driver's side of her hatchback was sideswiped by a Ford Ranger ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Affirmative Defenses - Contributory Negligence 

Case: Linda Dillard v. Arcadia Court Condominium Association

State: PA

Date: 2008-03-25

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 8, 2003, plaintiff Linda Dillard, about 50, a pharmacy technician, was entering Pittsburgh's Arcadia Court Condominium Association, heading toward her office, when she slipped and fell on her...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Parking Lot 

Case: Tawanda Tartt v. Antoinette Fronzaglio

State: PA

Date: 2007-11-16

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 21, 2006, plaintiff Tawanda Tartt, 31, unemployed, was in the parking lot of the Century III Mall in West Mifflin, standing beside the open driver's side door of her friend's pickup truck, w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Ice | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign 

Case: Craig Barlow v. Isaac Hamilton

State: PA

Date: 2007-10-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 6, 2004, plaintiff Craig Barlow, 40, came to a stop on Finance Street in Pittsburgh, at its intersection with North Braddock Avenue. As he waited, another motorist, Isaac Hamilton, emerged fr...

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Case Types: Transportation - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Christine Hunsinger and Douglas Hunsinger v. Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County

State: PA

Date: 2007-09-07

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 8, 2005, plaintiff Christine Hunsinger, 57, a government employee, was hit by a bus as she crossed the street at the intersection of 9th Street and Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh. As Hunsinger, wh...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall 

Case: Peter Mohan v. Book Rack, Donna Nardozi, James Grassman and Grassman Group Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2007-05-17

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 11, 2002, plaintiff Peter Mohan, 50s, a taxi cab driver who lived in Ireland, was visiting his daughter in Dormont. He used the town's trolley system, which was located on Potomac Avenue. Mo...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Minivan | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Sudden Emergency Defense 

Case: Ross E. Andrews v. Scott Petrichevich

State: PA

Date: 2007-05-01

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: 2 p.m. on Aug. 21, 2004, plaintiff Ross E. Andrews, a 65-year-old gas station manager, was riding his motorcycle east on Clifton Road in Bethel Park. As he reached the intersection with Dublin Road, ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Civil Practice - Limitations of Actions 

Case: Paula Eury v. Rebecca Edelman

State: PA

Date: 2007-03-26

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 10, 2004, plaintiff Paula Eury, a 57-year-old employee of a medical billing facility, was making a left-hand turn on a green light from McNeal Road onto Route 8 in Pittsburgh, when she was st...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Restaurant | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Enrico Buccigrossi v. Ruby Tuesday Inc.

State: PA

Date: 2006-12-13

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 27, 2005, plaintiff Enrico Buccigrossi, 34, a counselor, was a patron at a Ruby Tuesday restaurant in West Mifflin when he slipped on a wet floor and fell....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Edward Bechtold and Linda Bechtold v. John Scozio

State: PA

Date: 2005-11-03

Experts: Jon B. Tucker M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 11, 2003, plaintiff Edward Bechtold, 53, the fire chief of Edgewood Borough, was one of several fire-department employees who were working in the area of Washington Street. While standing on t...