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Man claims wrongful termination and age discrimination

The Pennsylvania Record May 26, 2016, 8:04pm

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing Chata Biosystems LLC, a former employer, citing alleged age discrimination, violation of human rights and wrongful termination.

Kitchen cabinet supplier accuses competitor of trademark infringement

The Pennsylvania Record May 26, 2016, 8:01pm

HARRISBURG — A kitchen cabinet supplier is suing Joseph D. Derogatis and floW Home Products, a competitor, citing alleged trademark infringement, breach of contract and unfair competition.

Former police officer claims discrimination by city

The Pennsylvania Record May 26, 2016, 7:57pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former police officer is suing the City of Philadelphia, citing alleged discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Woman claims wrongful termination by former employer

The Pennsylvania Record May 26, 2016, 7:52pm

PHILADELPHIA — An African-American woman is suing Special People in Northeast Inc., a former employer, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Man accused former employer of age discrimination

The Pennsylvania Record May 26, 2016, 7:48pm

PHILADELPHIA — A 64-year-old Delaware man is suing a Florida-based multinational corporation, citing alleged age discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

School district accused of retaliation

The Pennsylvania Record May 25, 2016, 7:58pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Coatesville Area School District and Superintendent Cathy Taschner, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Woman claims discrimination by former employer

The Pennsylvania Record May 25, 2016, 7:53pm

PHILADELPHIA — An African-American woman is suing St. Lukes Physician Group, Inc., a former employer, citing alleged racial discrimination, disparate treatment and wrongful termination.

Man claims retaliation, wrongful termination

The Pennsylvania Record May 25, 2016, 7:48pm

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing Norfolk Southern Corp., his former employer, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Woman says former employer violated rights

The Pennsylvania Record May 25, 2016, 7:45pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former fresh food manager is suing former employer Wawa Inc., citing alleged hostile work environment, violation of civil rights, and wrongful or constructive termination.

Government sues over alleged indebtedness

The Pennsylvania Record May 25, 2016, 7:37pm

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing over allegations of default on a loan.

Happy-hour violations can lead to severe penalties

Dawn Brotherton May 25, 2016, 10:34am

HARRISBURG—Happy hour laws govern how alcoholic drinks can be discounted or promoted at restaurants, breweries, wineries or hotels; however, violating those laws can be costly and even result in a suspension of a business' liquor license.

Pennsylvania False Claims Act deemed fiscal risk by opposition

Mark Powell May 25, 2016, 10:19am

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania's legislature may consider passing a False Claims Act (FCA) aimed at preventing Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

June hearing set to resolve discovery contest in Yahoo email alert service lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano May 25, 2016, 8:45am

PHILADELPHIA – A hearing has been set in a Philadelphia federal court for June 3, in order to resolve a discovery dispute connected to a putative class action lawsuit against Yahoo, Inc. and its now-discontinued text message email alert service.

Federal appeals court dismisses legal malpractice action based on claim preclusion doctrine

Nicholas Malfitano May 25, 2016, 8:44am

PHILADELPHIA – On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a trial court ruling to dismiss a legal malpractice complaint with prejudice and dismissed as moot a plaintiff’s “motion for extension of time” to file an appeal.

Default judgment awarded to laborers council for failure to defend against unpaid contribution claims

Nicholas Malfitano May 25, 2016, 8:43am

PHILADELPHIA – Last Friday, a Philadelphia federal court entered a default judgment in the favor of the Laborers’ District Council of the Metropolitan Area of Philadelphia and Vicinity and its various Benefit Funds, who sought damages and equitable relief under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA).

Copyright holders say music played without license or permission

The Pennsylvania Record May 24, 2016, 10:04pm

HARRISBURG — Creators of musical compositions are suing The New A-Ville, Inc. and Nancy Wolfe, establishment operators, citing alleged copyright infringement.