March 9
Rickie L. Phillips v. Earthgrains Baking Companies, Inc., Heiner's Bakery Inc.
PA-Paula L. Wilson; J-David M. Pancake
* Phillips was an employee of Heiner's Bakery when, according to the suit, he sustained a fall as a result of a specific unsafe working condition. Phillips claims he sustained serious injuries and was fired for attempting to receive Worker's Compensation benefits. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 07-C-201

March 12
Vernon Ellis v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
PA-Mark T. Wade; J-David M. Pancake
* Ellis, a CSX employee from 1963 to 1995, claims his former employee is responsible for his being diagnosed with colon cancer. The suit claims Ellis was required to work with a variety of toxins and pathogens including asbestos and coal dust. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 07-C-207

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