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Man says employer didn't pay overtime

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 6:24pm

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing East Liberty Electroplating Inc., an employer, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of wage laws.

Motorist accused of striking pedestrian

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 6:20pm

PENNSYLVANIA — A couple's lawsuit against motorist Mario Maurizi alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Company accused of not paying contributions per contract

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 6:15pm

PENNSYLVANIA — A labor group is suing McCorry Mechanical Services Inc., an employer, alleging breach of contract and failure to pay monthly contributions.

Woman says washing machine caused damage

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 6:10pm

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., alleging breach of implied warranty, design defect, failure to warn, negligence and product liability.

Couples claim toaster started fire

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 12:31pm

PHILADELPHIA — Two couples are suing T-Fal Corporation, d/b/a T-Fal USA, a consumer appliances manufacturer, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, design defect, failure to warn, liability and product liability.

Boy is sued over golf-club incident

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 12:23pm

HARRISBURG — A minor boy is suing Kyle Costello, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries when the two boys, then 11, were in a physical education class.

Woman says employer improperly denied benefits

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 12:17pm

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing her employer, The Walman Optical Company, saying she was wrongfully denied long-term disability benefits in a company-administered plan.

Company says property was misappropriated

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 12:11pm

HARRISBURG — A New Jersey company is suing Modular Steel Systems Inc., a Pennsylvania organization, citing alleged breach of contract.

Employer sues union over filing of grievance

Louie Torres Jul. 4, 2016, 12:05pm

PITTSBURGH — An employer is suing the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO-CLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man says credit reporting agencies spread false information

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 4:44pm

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing TransUnion LLC and Equifax Information Services LLC, claiming violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Woman says disability benefits were improperly denied

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 4:38pm

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Prudential Insurance Co. of America, claiming the insurer violate the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by improperly terminated her long-term disability benefits after she was injured in a crash.

Couple's suit claims trailer hit vehicle

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 4:32pm

PITTSBURGH — A couple's lawsuit against Thomas Teets and Cellurale Landscaping & Maintenance Contracting Inc., a motorist and his employer, alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Union fund trustees say employer failed to make contributions

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 4:27pm

PITTSBURGH — Union trustees are suing Johnson Controls, an employer, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to pay contributions.

Motorist says trucker caused collision on Interstate 80

Louie Torres Jul. 1, 2016, 4:22pm

HARRISBURG — A motorist is suing Horwith Trucks Inc.; LV Company Inc.; Penn Truck Leasing Inc.; and Laurie E. Boettinger, administratrix of the estate of William Boettinger, Pennsylvania corporations and their truck-driver employee, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man says Starbucks violated medical-leave law

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 8:26pm

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing Starbucks Corporation, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

Motorist files court claim against her insurer

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 8:23pm

PHILADELPHIA — A driver is suing Government Employees Insurance Company, her auto insurer, seeking payment of underinsured motorist coverage following a collision.

Coca-Cola Company accused of copyright infringement

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 8:15pm

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania company is suing The Coca-Cola Company, a consumer food manufacturer, citing alleged copyright infringement.

Man says faulty humidifier sparked blaze

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 8:09pm

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Gree USA Inc., Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai, Gree USA Sales Ltd. and Hong Kong Gree Electric Appliances Sales Co. Ltd., citing alleged design defect, liability and product liability in connection with a fire at his property.

Woman says motorist failed to stop at intersection

Louie Torres Jun. 30, 2016, 8:02pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing another motorist, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman claims injuries from defective airbag

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2016, 5:49pm

HARRISBURG — A woman is suing General Motors LLC, Takata Corporation, TK Holdings Inc. and Highland Industries Inc., citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability.