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Axed receptionist sues UPMC Community Medicine claiming wrongful termination

Carol Ostrow Nov. 12, 2015, 12:37pm

A Mercer woman is suing her former Pittsburgh employer claiming age discrimination and violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Pennsylvania Human Relations Act in connection with her job loss.

Older employee takes Parx Casino to court on multiple counts of unlawful discrimination

Carol Ostrow Nov. 11, 2015, 12:46pm

A New Jersey man is suing a gaming and entertainment corporation on charges of disability and age discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act in his 2014 job loss.

Couple takes Peebles to court following fracture, amputation

Carol Ostrow Nov. 11, 2015, 12:10pm

A New York state husband and wife are suing a Texas-based retailer doing business in Pennsylvania alleging negligence in a 2014 slip and fall in a Pike County, Pa. branch of the defendant’s store.

Epileptic worker blows whistle on Brighton Township’s employment actions

Carol Ostrow Nov. 9, 2015, 11:50am

A Monaca citizen is suing his employer, a political jurisdiction, on charges of disability discrimination and violation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Family Medical Leave Act.

Female electrician alleges sexual harassment at Amtrak

Carol Ostrow Nov. 5, 2015, 5:48pm

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County woman is suing her former employer, a national railroad provider operating in Pennsylvania, charging gender and retaliatory discrimination along with sexual harassment in the workplace up to and including 2014.

Attorney sues Delta, alleging rough treatment when he tried to board plane

Carol Ostrow Nov. 5, 2015, 1:05pm

A Philadelphia attorney is suing Delta Air Lines, alleging negligence, breach of warranty and additional counts in an airplane boarding procedure fracas.

Ex-police officer charges state housing authority with retaliatory discrimination

Carol Ostrow Oct. 27, 2015, 2:55pm

A former police officer is suing the Pennsylvania Housing Authority, alleging racial discrimination and unlawful work practices in violation of the Civil Rights Act and the PHRA.

Terminated worker charges Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors with multiple counts of employment law violation

Carol Ostrow Oct. 22, 2015, 12:23pm

A Pennsylvania man is suing his employer, a manufacturing company, on charges of disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws, in his job termination.

Widower faults Wal-Mart for fallen wife’s eventual death

Carol Ostrow Oct. 21, 2015, 1:41pm

A Lancaster County man is suing a large Arkansas-based retailer on charges of wrongful death, alleging premises negligence in a 2014 incident which he claims hastened his wife’s demise later that year.

Injured customer sues Wal-Mart over fallen grapes

Carol Ostrow Oct. 20, 2015, 11:55am

A Dauphin County woman is suing a large U.S. retail company on charges of premises negligence regarding a slip-and-fall accident in one of its Pennsylvania outlets which allegedly resulted in broken bones.

Customer sues Target alleging negligence in Springfield branch slip and fall

Carol Ostrow Oct. 15, 2015, 12:10pm

A Delaware County man is suing a large, well-known retail corporation on charges of premises liability, alleging negligence in a slip and fall accident in the defendant’s store in Pennsylvania.

Terminated Alcoa worker charges ruthless acts of racism

Carol Ostrow Oct. 14, 2015, 12:20pm

A Lancaster man is suing a large, well-known Pennsylvania manufacturing corporation on charges of racial discrimination, in violation of the Civil Rights Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, alleging unlawful termination last year.

Woman fired after 15 years charges Stonemor Partners with unlawful age discrimination

Carol Ostrow Oct. 14, 2015, 11:24am

An Allegheny County citizen is suing her former Pennsylvania employer alleging violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act in her recent job termination.

Fired worker charges East Penn Manufacturing with ADA violations

Carol Ostrow Oct. 13, 2015, 11:49am

A Berks County citizen is suing a Pennsylvania battery manufacturing business, alleging disability discrimination in his 2014 job loss.

Employee blows whistle on Vanguard Group over alleged discriminatory treatment

Carol Ostrow Oct. 13, 2015, 11:43am

A Norristown employee is suing a Pennsylvania business, alleging disability discrimination, a hostile work environment, failure to accommodate and retaliatory action in a 2014 work matter.

Critically injured employee sues Gardner Denver, alleges discriminatory discharge

Carol Ostrow Oct. 12, 2015, 10:13am

A Berks County resident is suing a Wisconsin-based business in Pennsylvania, alleging unlawful termination following her critical accident and recovery period in 2012.

Pleasant Valley School District sues family, seeks reversal of ruling

Carol Ostrow Oct. 12, 2015, 9:38am

A Brodheadsville school district is suing a minor student and his parents in a dispute over the student's educational benefits.

Disabled employee charges Xerox Corp. with discrimination and negligence, alleging life was threatened

Carol Ostrow Oct. 9, 2015, 1:07pm

A Pennsylvania worker is suing a major U.S. business in Allegheny County on charges of civil rights violation in her 2014 employment status, involving allegations of extreme hostility from a co-worker which she claims went unanswered. 

Blind woman sues Red Roof Inns, alleging inaccessible website

Carol Ostrow Oct. 6, 2015, 1:19pm

A Pennsylvania woman is Red Roof Inns, alleging violation of disability law.

Badly injured driver sues Nationwide Mutual for accident coverage

Carol Ostrow Sep. 18, 2015, 9:32am

An Allegheny County man is suing an Ohio-based firm doing business in Pennsylvania, alleging bad faith, unfair trade practices, and breach of contract in an automobile accident for which the plaintiff demands full coverage.