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Clean water advocate says cases, like Yuengling's, take too long

Taryn Phaneuf Jun. 30, 2016, 9:18am

HARRISBURG – In handing down an “above average” penalty against D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. over allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a welcome result but not in a timely manner, an environmental advocate says.

Recovery company cries foul over Farmers' premiums

Mike Helenthal Jun. 30, 2016, 9:14am

PHILADELPHIA - Insurers and reinsurers are supposed to have each other's backs, but that can change when one's interest runs into the other's bottom line.

Woman says panic attack incident led to wrongful termination

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 29, 2016, 6:19pm

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing OSA Global LLC, a former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Man says employer withheld money for insurance but let policy lapse

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 29, 2016, 6:14pm

HARRISBURG — A benefit-plan participant is suing Vanesko Enterprises, Inc. and Jeffrey P. Vanesko, his former employer and a company principal/plan administrator, citing alleged fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful discharge.

Worker says oilfield service company didn't pay overtime

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 29, 2016, 6:05pm

PITTSBURGH — A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Solo Construction LLC, an oilfield service company, claiming he was not paid proper overtime wages.

Federal government says borrower hasn't repaid loan

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 29, 2016, 6:00pm

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Kristie Wells, a Sykesville resident, citing alleged default in payment.

Federal government alleges default in loan payment

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 29, 2016, 5:57pm

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government unit is suing William J. Rose, a Phoenixville resident, citing alleged default in payment.

Defense counsel's withdrawal motion in premises liability case granted due to irreconcilable differences

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 29, 2016, 2:10pm

PHILADELPHIA – Irreconcilable differences, cited as the defining reason from defense counsel to leave a city-based premises liability case in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, have led that withdrawal motion to be approved.

Defense motion to withdraw appearance in crash case denied, removed from deferred status

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 29, 2016, 2:10pm

PHILADELPHIA – While a motion for summary judgment is still in play in a lawsuit revolving around a 2013 car crash, the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas has denied a defense motion to withdraw appearance and removed the case from deferred status.

Multi-vehicle accident case officially transferred to Berks County Court of Common Pleas

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 29, 2016, 2:08pm

PHILADELPHIA – One of three preliminary objection motions in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas has been decided, sending a case revolving around an injurious multi-vehicle collision to the Berks County Court of Common Pleas.

Woman claims debt collection agency violated law

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 28, 2016, 5:58pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Midland Credit Management, a debt collection agency, claiming violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Auto body prepper says he's owed overtime pay

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 28, 2016, 5:53pm

PHILADELPHIA — An auto body prepper is suing Marquis Auto Restorations LLC, Jim Klotz and Alan Lewenthal, employers, claiming violation of wage laws.

Woman claims injuries from defective airbag

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2016, 5:49pm

HARRISBURG — A woman is suing General Motors LLC, Takata Corporation, TK Holdings Inc. and Highland Industries Inc., citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability.

Former housekeeper alleges discrimination

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2016, 5:48pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former housekeeper is suing Traditions of Hanover and Cathy Heimsoth, employer and company executive director, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Woman says employer violated wage law

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2016, 5:42pm

PHILADELPHIA — A home health aide has filed a class-action lawsuit against Around the Clock Home Health Care Services, an employer, claiming the company improperly failed to pay her for overtime hours and travel time.

Court rejects physician's claims that Pottstown Memorial violated Anti-Kickback and False Claims Act

Robert Lawson Jun. 28, 2016, 10:04am

PHILADELPHIA – The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected surgeon Alan Cooper's claim that his on-call contract termination by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center (PMMC) violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act.