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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.

Former housekeeper alleges discrimination

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2016, 5:48pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former housekeeper is suing Traditions of Hanover and Cathy Heimsoth, employer and company executive director, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Woman says employer violated wage law

Louie Torres Jun. 28, 2016, 5:42pm

PHILADELPHIA — A home health aide has filed a class-action lawsuit against Around the Clock Home Health Care Services, an employer, claiming the company improperly failed to pay her for overtime hours and travel time.

Woman sues over husband's death in truck-train collision

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 1:00pm

HARRISBURG — A widow is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Clinton Township, Griffith Company and the estate of Howard E. Martin Jr., deceased, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says employer denied accommodation

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:53pm

HARRISBURG — A woman is suing PNC Bank NA, a subsidiary of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., an employer, citing alleged disability discrimination and retaliation.

Woman says employer failed to pay overtime

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:46pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Childfirst Services Inc., an employer, claiming the company failed to properly pay overtime wages.

Woman says employer violated overtime wage law

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:41pm

HARRISBURG — A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against SMG Group LLC, an employer, claiming that as a store manager she was not properly paid for overtime, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Suit claims defective product injured worker

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 12:35pm

PITTSBURGH — A couple's lawsuit against FMC Technologies Inc., a Texas corporation, cites alleged design defect, liability and product liability.

Man claims telephone harassment by debt collector

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 5:59pm

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing IC System, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Motorist says negligence led to collision

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 5:54pm

PHILADELPHIA — A motorist is suing Edward Rentz, MRC Global Inc. and McJunkin Red Man Corporation, two Texas corporations and an employee, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man says disability benefits improperly denied

Louie Torres Jun. 24, 2016, 5:49pm

PITTSBURGH — A man is suing Life Insurance Company of North America, doing business as Cigna Group Insurance, alleging he was improperly denied long-term disability benefits.