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Former conductor alleges injuries are due to railway company's negligence

Gene Johnson Sep. 6, 2016, 9:07am

HARRISBURG – A former conductor for a railway service is suing his ex-employer over a claim that he has suffered lasting trauma to his lower body due to unsafe work conditions.

Suit says website not accessible to blind, visually impaired

Gene Johnson Jun. 9, 2016, 3:13pm

PITTSBURGH – A retailer is being sued over a claim that its website is not accessible to the blind and visually impaired.

Product merchandiser blames supermarket for fall injuries

Gene Johnson Jun. 8, 2016, 6:40pm

PHILADELPHIA – A product merchandiser is suing a supermarket over a claim that she suffered major injuries when she slipped and fell due to an ill-placed floor mat.

Pipe fitter blames brewery for injury

Gene Johnson Jun. 8, 2016, 6:35pm

PHILADELPHIA – The Samuel Adams Brewery Company is being sued by a pipe fitter over a claim that he suffered a career-ending injury at one of their breweries due to the company’s negligence in not keeping their floors clean.

Energy management firm faces claim of not paying overtime

Gene Johnson Jun. 8, 2016, 6:26pm

PITTSBURGH – A former employee has filed a class-action suit against an energy management firm for alleged failure to pay proper overtime wages.

Trucker says ice in parking lot caused him to fall

Gene Johnson May 23, 2016, 2:08pm

HARRISBURG – A trucker is suing a commercial construction company over an alleged slip and fall he suffered at the company’s parking lot.

Woman says hospice violated ADA by firing her

Gene Johnson May 23, 2016, 2:05pm

PITTSBURGH – A former administrative assistant at a hospice has sued her ex-employer over a claim that she was fired after being diagnosed with breast cancer and was told by the defendant that she was "very expensive to employ.”

Pizza chain sues former franchisee, alleging trademark infringement

Gene Johnson May 23, 2016, 2:01pm

PITTSBURGH – A pizza chain is suing a former franchisee over a claim of trademark infringement.

Nurse claims she was fired due to her disability

Gene Johnson May 23, 2016, 1:56pm

PHILADELPHIA – A nurse has sued her former employers over a claim that she was let go because of her disability.

Man says racial discrimination led to firing

Gene Johnson May 23, 2016, 1:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – An African-American technician is suing his former employer over a claim that he was fired because of racial discrimination.

Lutheran ministry accused of ADA violation

Gene Johnson May 20, 2016, 5:12pm

PHILADELPHIA – An activities director at a Lutheran ministry is suing her former employer over a claim that she was fired because of her disability.

Woman says she was fired after taking time to recover from surgery

Gene Johnson May 20, 2016, 5:07pm

PHILADELPHIA – A woman is suing her former employer over a claim that she was fired after missing time due to an ectopic pregnancy and recovery from surgery.

Woman claims discrimination at workplace

Gene Johnson May 20, 2016, 5:02pm

PHILADELPHIA – A woman is suing her employer over a claim that she is being consistently harassed and discriminated against by co-workers and management because of her disability.

Salesman claims he was fired due to age discrimination

Gene Johnson May 20, 2016, 4:55pm

PHILADELPHIA – A salesperson is suing his former employer over a claim that he was fired because of his age.

Receptionist claims unjust firing was related to PTSD leave

Gene Johnson May 19, 2016, 6:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – A receptionist is suing her former employer over a claim that she was fired due to taking an extended leave of absence due to post-traumatic stress disorder, an action she alleges was a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, specifically amounting to discrimination, failure to accommodate and retaliation.

Man claims he was fired as retaliation

Gene Johnson May 19, 2016, 6:12pm

PHILADELPHIA – A shades and blinds company is being sued by a former employee, who says the company violated Family and Medical Leave Act standards and Pennsylvania law, and allegedly fired him in retaliation for filing a claim for workers' compensation benefits.

Manufacturing company accused of age discrimination

Gene Johnson May 19, 2016, 6:04pm

PHILADELPHIA – A former employee of a Philadelphia-based manufacturing is suing his former employer over a claim of age discrimination.

Woman accused former employer of religious, age discrimination

Gene Johnson May 18, 2016, 6:32pm

PHILADELPHIA – A 53-year-old Muslim woman is suing a retirement home over a claim that she was fired because of her age and religion.

Bookkeeper sues tech firm over claim of ethnic discrimination

Gene Johnson May 18, 2016, 6:25pm

PHILADELPHIA – A bookkeeper is suing her former employer over a claim that she was discriminated against because of her Albanian culture.

Woman files complaint in bid to halt Silicon Valley stockholder meeting

Gene Johnson May 18, 2016, 6:20pm

PHILADELPHIA – A stockholder has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to stop a Silicon Valley stockholder meeting, claiming that the planned proposal at the meeting would violate SEC regulations.