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Fired worker's wrongful termination claims dismissed, defamation claim going back to state court

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 @ 11:49am by Nicholas Malfitano

A federal judge has dismissed wrongful termination claims against a recycling plant, while the plaintiff’s motion to remand the case’s remaining defamation claim to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas will also be granted. more...

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Former Westmoreland County employee claims she was sexually harassed

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 1:49pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Jeannette resident has brought allegations against her former employer and an employee claiming violation of civil rights. Katie Pecarchik as a filed a lawsuit June 10 in the U.S.

Shot inmate's lawsuit against Lancaster County prison officials will proceed

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 1:04pm by Nicholas Malfitano

An inmate’s claims of indifference to his medical needs against Lancaster County prison officials will not be dismissed, according to a recent ruling from a federal judge.

Prisoner's litigation attempting to secure late father's pension benefits dismissed

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 1:01pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A Collegeville prisoner’s attempt to secure pension benefits on behalf of his deceased father was rejected in federal court on Wednesday.

Goldberg: Plaintiff 'lacked evidence' to support UTPCPL violation claim

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 12:52pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A lawsuit levying claims in violation of Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices Act and Consumer Protection Law (UTPCPL) was thrown out of federal court on Tuesday, after a judge granted a motion for summary judgment to the defendants.

Federal judge dismisses fraud, breach of contract action against Growmark

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 @ 12:47pm by Nicholas Malfitano

A rail company’s case of fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract against an agricultural cooperative was dismissed by a federal judge on June 29

Woman sues debt collector for calling her cell phone

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:52pm by Carol Ostrow

A consumer filed a lawsuit against a debt collection company alleging breach of fair practice law in 2014. Tameka Parker of Upper Darby sued CBE Group of Cedar Falls, IA in the U.S.

Married couple claims negligence in accident at hotel

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:51pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Wallingford woman and her husband are suing a hotel, alleging she suffered serious injuries after falling near the pool. Catherine Gardner and Kurt Gardner filed a lawsuit June 15 in the U.S.

Former Saint Vincent vascular surgeon alleges breach of contract

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:48pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Pennsylvania man claims that his former employer violated his civil rights. Jay Kiessling has filed a lawsuit in the U.S.

Ex-employee alleges overtime pay violation

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:43pm by Carol Ostrow

An employee is suing her former company, alleging federal and state employment law infringement.

August arbitration date set for motor vehicle accident case

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 @ 12:38pm by Nicholas Malfitano

According to court records, a motor vehicle accident case is set for an arbitration hearing in August, though the case’s plaintiff had received the desired settlement funds.