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SilcoTek says competitor infringed on materials patent

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:27am

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania company specializing in coating of materials is suing Advanced Materials Components Express LLC, a nearby competitor, citing alleged patent infringement.

The Hartford denied rightful insurance benefits, man's suit alleges

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:26am

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing The Hartford, an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying disability benefits he says he's entitled to.

Xodus Medical says California firm wrongly accused it of patent infringement

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:26am

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Dupaco Inc., claiming it wrongly accused it of patent infringement regarding a medical device.

Veterinarian says McMurray animal hospital wrongfully fired him, withheld severance

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:26am

PITTSBURGH — A veterinarian is suing University Veterinary Specialists LLC, and owners Anthony Horbal and Apryle Horbal, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages, violation of state law and wrongful termination.

Complaint alleges LINA wrongly terminated disability benefits

Louie Torres Apr. 28, 2017, 9:23am

PITTSBURGH — A Monessen man is suing Life Insurance Company of North America, citing alleged breach of contract for discontinuing his disability benefits.

Field worker says Killion and Sons Well Service denied overtime pay

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 12:52pm

PITTSBURGH — A field employee is suing Killion and Sons Well Service Inc., an oil-field services company, citing alleged unpaid wages for lack of overtime pay.

Chevron claims former employee took trade information before resigning

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 12:51pm

PITTSBURGH — Chevron is suing Brian Lipinski, a former employee, citing breach of contract for allegedly taking large amounts of confidential and trade information before resigning to join a competitor.

Illinois company says Kraft Heinz misused trade information regarding food packaging

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 12:51pm

PITTSBURGH — An Illinois food-packaging corporation is suing Kraft Heinz Foods Company and The Kraft Heinz Company, citing breach of contract for allegedly distributing trade secrets to its competition.

Hypoallergenic pillow the subject of patent-infringement dispute

Louie Torres Apr. 27, 2017, 12:51pm

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh-area textile manufacturer is suing Hollander Sleep Products LLC, a Florida corporation, alleging that the defendant wrongly accused it of patent infringement.

Retiree claims union failed to keep record of employment, denied pension

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 11:23am

PHILADELPHIA — A retiree from the newspaper industry is suing Teamsters Local Union No. 1414, Newspaper and Magazine Employees Union, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his pension.

Doctor claims Optum Inc. sent unwanted faxes advertising business

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 11:23am

PHILADELPHIA — A Center Valley doctor has filed a class action lawsuit against Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc., a Minnesota medical services firm, alleging violation of telephone harassment laws.

York County woman says Hanover Foods denied her FMLA rights

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 11:22am

HARRISBURG — An assembly-line employee is suing Hanover Foods Corporation, citing alleged discrimination and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

BMI, other publishing companies sue Yorgos Restaurant for playing music without license

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 11:22am

PHILADELPHIA — A number of music publishing companies are suing Yorgos Restaurant and Lounge, citing alleged copyright infringement for playing their songs in the restaurant without a license.

Medical, cosmetic tech company denied employees overtime wages, suit says

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 11:21am

PHILADELPHIA — Four employees are suing Transdermal Specialties Inc., Intellectual Property Trust and Bruce K. Redding Jr., citing alleged unpaid wages.

Killion and Sons failed to pay overtime to oil-field contractor, suit claims

Louie Torres Apr. 26, 2017, 11:21am

PITTSBURGH — A oil-field worker is suing Killion and Sons Well Service Inc., alleging unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Four sue Bucks County defense contractor for alleged unfair wages

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:05am

PHILADELPHIA — Four former employees are suing Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation, a defense contractor, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

EBS Healthcare claims Therapy Source bought websites using its trademark

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:05am

PHILADELPHIA — A West Chester business is suing Therapy Source Inc., citing alleged unfair competition.

New Jersey woman claims Amtrak failed to provide safe workplace on train

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:05am

PHILADELPHIA — A train employee is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), claiming an alleged hostile work environment and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Employee says Polk Foundation failed to pay adequate overtime

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:04am

HARRISBURG — A maintenance worker is suing the Charles P. and Margaret E. Polk Foundation, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Suit alleges oil-field services provider Killion and Sons failed to pay overtime

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 9:04am

PITTSBURGH — An oil-field employee is suing Killion and Sons Well Service Inc., citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.