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Ruling adds uncertainty for contractors working for governments

Robert Lawson Aug. 30, 2016, 1:57pm

HARRISBURG — It will be more difficult for contractors in Pennsylvania to collect payments and legal fees from local and state government agencies withholding payment in bad faith after a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision. 

Two file Avelox lawsuit against Bayer, Merck

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:30am

PENNSYLVANIA — Two consumers are suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Bayer Corporation; Bayer AG; Bayer Pharma AG; and Merck & Co. Inc., pharmaceutical companies, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Government seeks loan repayment from man

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:29am

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing William H. Domhoff, alleging unpaid debt.

Cell phone distraction alleged as cause of collision

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:29am

PHILADELPHIA — A couple's lawsuit against motorist Kevin P. Barron alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Company accused of failing to pay for brachytherapy business

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:28am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Eckert & Ziegler Bebig Inc., a New York corporation, citing alleged breach of contract due to failure to pay for a business.

Woman says Washington Hospital owes her for unused sick time

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:27am

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Washington Health System a/k/a Washington Hospital, alleging violation of wage laws.

Federal judge paves way for treble damages in 'robo-calling' lawsuit

Andrew Burger Aug. 29, 2016, 3:03pm

HARRISBURG – Lawsuits alleging "robo-calling" on the part of telemarketers, as well as debt collectors, have been on the rise in recent years, in parallel with the growing use of automated telephone dialing and voice calling systems.

Bucks County court is proper venue for snow-based fall case, attorney says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 29, 2016, 2:21pm

PHILADELPHIA – Defense counsel in a slip-and-fall lawsuit originating in Southampton has objected to the case being heard in Philadelphia County, saying the case has no connection to that jurisdiction.

City sidewalk fall litigation no longer subject to settlement compulsion motion

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 29, 2016, 2:21pm

PHILADELPHIA – A personal injury litigation in Philadelphia is no longer facing a motion to compel resolution through the delivery of a settlement payment.

McDonald's slip-and-fall injury case settled in Philadelphia County court

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 29, 2016, 2:21pm

PHILADELPHIA – According to records in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, a premises liability litigation connected to an injurious fall at a McDonald’s restaurant in Ardmore has been settled.

Man alleges he was injured in collision near Waterworks Mall

Louie Torres Aug. 28, 2016, 7:05pm

PITTSBURGH – A passenger in a vehicle involved in an accident has filed a suit over his alleged injuries.

Federal government seeks repayment of student loan

Louie Torres Aug. 28, 2016, 6:55pm

PITTSBURGH – A Sharon resident is alleged to owe on a student loan.

Newly serviced vehicle allegedly was source of fire

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 5:49pm

PHILADELPHIA — An insurance firm and its insured parties are suing Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., d/b/a Lexus, and Wilkie Lexus, citing alleged liability and negligence.

Harrah's blamed for man's fall injuries

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 3:29pm

PHILADELPHIA — A couple's lawsuit against Harrah's Atlantic City Propco LLC and Harrah's Atlantic City Operating Company LLC, hotel and casino operators, alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man accused of not repaying debt

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 3:25pm

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government is suing Raymond L. McKnight Sr. a/k/a Raymond L. McKnight a/k/a Raymond McKnight, alleging unpaid debt.

Kraft Heinz says rebate requests were unsupported

Louie Torres Aug. 26, 2016, 3:19pm

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing ACME Food products Company Inc., a New Jersey corporation, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud, and unjust enrichment.