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Wilkinsburg says borough code enforcement officer was not fired as whistleblower

Dee Thompson Jun. 5, 2017, 9:02am

PITTSBURGH — A former employee of the Borough of Wilkinsburg who filed suit in March was not terminated in retaliation for whistleblowing, the borough alleges in a newly filed answer to the complaint, but for misconduct and insubordination.

Former USAir flight attendant loses appeal in legal malpractice case

Dee Thompson May 12, 2017, 10:07am

A former flight attendant for USAir, after years of battling in court to receive disability benefits, has lost her legal malpractice case against the attorneys who formerly represented her.

Court won't affirm Oren as deputy constable because of past troubles with law

Dee Thompson May 4, 2017, 8:57am

HARRISBURG — The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a lower court's denial of a petition to appoint JohnCarlo Oren as the deputy constable for the Borough of Delaware Water Gap.

Superior Court says slip-and-fall case against Parx Casino was properly transferred from Philadelphia

Dee Thompson Apr. 11, 2017, 10:07am

PHILADELPHIA — In a lawsuit over a woman's alleged fall at a casino, the Superior Court has upheld a ruling that Bucks County, where the casino does business, was ruled the proper venue over Philadelphia, despite the appellant's claims of heavy advertising in that city.

Trustee for defunct company facing action from Labor Dept.

Dee Thompson Jan. 17, 2017, 1:08pm

ERIE – What happens when the Department of Labor sues a defunct wind turbine company on behalf of employees whose retirement funds have allegedly disappeared? If you’re the trustee for the plan, you may be personally responsible for putting the money back.

Hershey's scoffs at class action over amount of Kisses in each bag

Dee Thompson Nov. 22, 2016, 11:38pm

NEW YORK - Hershey's is calling a class action lawsuit filed against it over the amount of Kisses in its packaging meritless.