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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.

Plaintiffs' attorney says SEPTA hiring decision affects civil and privacy rights, goes against state edict

Carrie Salls Aug. 26, 2016, 11:33am

PHILADELPHIA – The use of background checks in making hiring decisions is facing increased scrutiny, according to the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in Long v. the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).

EPA fines manufacturer $7,090 for alleged violations connected to PCBs

Dawn Geske Aug. 26, 2016, 11:27am

PHILADELPHIA – A specialty chemical and emulsion polymer manufacturer received a $7,090 fine for alleged violations of transporting oil containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Man says disability benefits should have continued

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 6:09pm

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing Life Insurance Company of North America and Diebold Inc. Long-Term Disability Plan, alleging breach of contract and violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Debt hasn't been repaid, government claims

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 6:03pm

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Deborah A. Pugsley a/k/a D.A. Pugsley a/k/a Deborah Ann Pugsley, alleging unpaid debt.

Government claims debt wasn't repaid

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:59pm

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing David A. Green, alleging unpaid debt.

Woman says dangers of talc weren't disclosed

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:55pm

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Johnson & Johnson; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.; Imerys Talc America, Inc., f/k/a Luzenac America, Inc.; Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), f/k/a Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA); John Does/Jane Does 1-30; and unknown businesses and/or corporations 1-50, citing alleged failure to warn and product liability.

Woman accused of failure to repay loan

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:50pm

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Mary T. Beschen a/k/a Mary Beschen, alleging unpaid debt.

Duquesne prof: Professional exile will follow jail time for former Pa. AG Kane

Dawn Geske Aug. 25, 2016, 11:54am

NORRISTOWN - Kathleen Kane, the former attorney general of Pennsylvania who recently resigned after being found guilty of perjury, won't spend much time in prison, but she likely won't be practicing law for a long time - if ever again - a Duquesne University law professor says.

Defense counsel persists in attempting to dismiss lawsuit against supermarket company

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2016, 11:01am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has overruled objections from defense counsel for a supermarket management company, who desired a premises liability action against to be dismissed and re-filed in New Jersey.

Vehicle accident case's venue transfer to Cumberland County appealed to Superior Court

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2016, 11:01am

PHILADELPHIA – Though an accident case revolving around a pair of tractor-trailers has been sent to Cumberland County, that decision will be contested in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia church exempt from court-imposed sanctions, for now

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2016, 11:00am

PHILADELPHIA – Though a Philadelphia religious group is not facing sanctions now, it may in the future if it fails to comply with a judge’s court order to answer interrogatories and satisfy document requests.

Man claims negligence in collision of tractor-trailer, police interceptor

Louie Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 9:46pm

PENNSYLVANIA — A man is suing Hartt Transportation Systems Inc. and Dana A. Wing, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries and negligence.