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Man says he experienced harmful side effects from drug from Bayer, Merck

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 8:53am

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Bayer and Merck, drug makers, alleging breach of implied warranty, failure to warn, fraud, liability and negligence.

Defendants want breach of contract case brought by event planner dismissed

Denise Royal May 22, 2017, 9:34am

PHILADELPHIA — Four Philadelphia-area companies named in a breach of contract lawsuit have asked a federal court to dismiss the case.

Racketeering lawsuit against Philadelphia asbestos firm refiled in Pennsylvania

Jessica Karmasek May 19, 2017, 11:49am

After having its lawsuit dismissed by an Illinois federal judge in March, Illinois-based industrial manufacturer John Crane Inc. has filed another lawsuit against a Philadelphia asbestos law firm -- this time, in a Pennsylvania federal court.

Lighting company says OKT Lighting infringed patent

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:53am

PHILADELPHIA — A Massachusetts company is suing OKT Lighting a/k/a Shenzhen OKT Lighting Co. Ltd. a/k/a OKT Lighting International Group Ltd., citing alleged copyright infringement and patent infringement.

Local Teamsters group says woman refuses to return accidental benefits overpayments

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:52am

PHILADELPHIA — A labor group is suing Kathleen Ward, citing alleged breach of contract for keeping benefits that were distributed to her by mistake.

Provider of weight-loss plans sues DietInsight for allegedly making false statements

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:51am

PHILADELPHIA — A company offering weight-loss programs is suing ABC Co. d/b/a DietInsight, which allegedly is affiliated with plaintiff's competitors, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Walsh Construction says Pennsylvania subcontractor owes money stemming from PennDOT project

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:46am

PHILADELPHIA — A Chicago contractor is suing W.G. Tomko Inc., of Finleyville, citing alleged breach of contract.

Equitrust sues to restrain potential beneficiaries from making competing claims

Louie Torres May 17, 2017, 9:13am

PHILADELPHIA — An insurance company is suing several potential beneficiaries alleging that the parties, which are making competing life insurance claims to a payout, are opening it up to liability.

Suit alleges real estate firm fraudulently colluded with buyers who intended to 'flip' home

Louie Torres May 17, 2017, 9:12am

PHILADELPHIA — A Florida woman is suing Allan Domb and Allan Domb Real Estate Inc., citing alleged breach of duty and fraud.

Fyre Festival's flame-out leads to federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania court

Nicholas Malfitano May 17, 2017, 9:08am

PHILADELPHIA – The epic crash-and-burn surrounding the ill-fated Fyre Festival has resulted in a Pennsylvania-based event company filing a lawsuit against the festival and its organizers in federal court, charging they engaged in breach of contract, fraud and negligence.

Cottrill's Pharmacy sues Aetna for allegedly falsely claiming it would cover medical treatment

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:36am

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmacy is suing Aetna Inc., various of its business entities and Guy Carpenter & Company LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Son sues medical transport company for father's death en route to Philadelphia

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:34am

PHILADELPHIA — An estate administrator is suing Air Critical Care LLC d/b/a ACC Medlink, a Florida company, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

C&S Wholesale says former employee breached employment contract

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:34am

PHILADELPHIA — A New Hampshire grocery wholesaler and its subsidiary are suing Matthew Saunders, a former executive with the plaintiffs, citing alleged breach of contract.

Phoenixville couple claim Stryker hip implant failed

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:33am

PHILADELPHIA — A husband and wife are suing Howmedica Osteonics Corporation d/b/a Stryker Orthopaedics, a New Jersey corporation, citing alleged design defect, negligence and product liability for a faulty hip implant.

Woman holds Bayer, Merck responsible for negative side effects of Avelox

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:30am

PHILADELPHIA — A Hawaii woman is suing drugmakers Bayer and Merck alleging breach of warranty, fraud, liability, negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

When rules defy common sense

The Pennsylvania Record May 15, 2017, 9:12am

Thinking – taking everything into consideration – seems like a no-brainer: something every employer would want employees to do, something every teacher would want students to learn how to do.

Home shopping company sues former executive for taxes owed stemming from China-based job

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:45am

PHILADELPHIA — A home shopping corporation is suing James Clarke, a former executive, citing alleged breach of contract for a dispute over taxes.

Former VP says ABRA Auto Body & Glass owes six months' salary for severance

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing ABRA Auto Body & Glass LP, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman claims Caring Matters Home Care violated her FMLA rights

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing Caring Matters Home Care, citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Quality control manager says Eisai health research firm fired him for reporting misconduct

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing Eisai Inc., a New Jersey health care research corporation, citing alleged breach of contract, retaliation and wrongful termination for reporting wrongdoing.