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Company accused of not making contributions

Louie Torres Jul. 29, 2016, 3:58pm

PHILADELPHIA — Several labor funds are suing Watercontrol Services Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation, citing alleged breach of contract.

Labor funds claim contributions not made

Louie Torres Jul. 29, 2016, 3:53pm

PITTSBURGH — Several labor funds are suing Chick's Concrete Inc. a/k/a Chick's Concrete, an employer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man claims employer didn't pay proper overtime

Louie Torres Jul. 29, 2016, 3:46pm

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Keystone Clearwater Solutions LLC, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.

Woman alleges debt collector violated law

Louie Torres Jul. 29, 2016, 3:40pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against GC Services Limited Partnership, a debt collector, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Rail worker claims violation of safety law

Louie Torres Jul. 29, 2016, 3:36pm

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing NJ Transit Rail Operations Inc., alleging violations of federal safety law.

Man says disability benefits were wrongly denied

Louie Torres Jul. 28, 2016, 7:12pm

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing Life Insurance Company of North America, claiming he was wrongly denied long-term disability benefits.

Passenger accuses driver of causing injuries

Louie Torres Jul. 28, 2016, 7:06pm

PHILADELPHIA — A passenger in a vehicle is suing the driver, Jeffrey Steere Sr., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man says credit files were mixed up with another person's

Louie Torres Jul. 28, 2016, 7:01pm

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing TransUnio, LLC and Experian Information Solutions Inc., citing alleged negligent misrepresentation by the credit reporting agencies.

Credit reporting agency accused of spreading false information

Louie Torres Jul. 28, 2016, 6:54pm

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing TransUnion LLC, a credit reporting agency, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Dryer manufacturer faces liability claim in home fire

Louie Torres Jul. 28, 2016, 6:47pm

PHILADELPHIA — An insurance firm and two insured parties are suing Electrolux Home Products Inc., a home appliances manufacturer, citing alleged failure to warn, liability and product liability.

Third Circuit Court affirms dismissal of employment termination action against Thomas Jefferson University

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 28, 2016, 2:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – Espousing a belief that the appellant in an employment discrimination case against Thomas Jefferson University was trying to re-litigate issues already dismissed, a federal appellate court upheld a ruling on the matter.

Philly judge rules accident case legally sufficient to continue, denies preliminary objections to the contrary

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 28, 2016, 2:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge denied several preliminary objections in a car crash case emanating from Philadelphia, on the basis of finding the pertinent claims did in fact achieve a standard of legal sufficiency to proceed.

York County Court of Common Pleas to receive liability lawsuit against supermarket

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 28, 2016, 2:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – The liability lawsuit filed against a York grocery store will be headed to its home county court’s jurisdiction, per a successful motion from the case’s defense attorney and an order from a Philadelphia judge.

Philadelphia court orders TD Bank to submit $5K in funds from defendant's bank account

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 28, 2016, 2:51pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has issued a court order compelling a slip-and-fall lawsuit's garnishee, TD Bank, to turn over more than $5,000 in contents from the defendant’s bank account.

Injury action involving Philabundance stayed 90 days in order for plaintiff to find new counsel

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 28, 2016, 2:50pm

PHILADELPHIA – A personal injury lawsuit concerning a local food bank organization has been stayed for 90 days, pending an assignment and securing of new plaintiff representation.

City of Philadelphia directed to pay auto accident funds to escrow account

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 28, 2016, 2:47pm

PHILADELPHIA – A local court has directed the City of Philadelphia to deliver settlement funds to an escrow account for future distribution to a woman allegedly injured in an auto accident in order to resolve the related litigation.