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Kennedy P.C., Robert A. Evarts accused of misrepresentation in debt collection

Louie Torres Sep. 23, 2016, 9:51am

PHILADELPHIA — Representatives of a deceased person's estate are suing debt collectors, alleging misrepresentation in collection.

Tank Car Corporation of America accused of environmental violation

Louie Torres Sep. 23, 2016, 9:51am

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government, at the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, is suing a Pennsylvania company alleging violation of federal environmental laws.

Ralph's of Philly accused of trademark infringement

Louie Torres Sep. 23, 2016, 9:46am

PHILADELPHIA — Plaintiffs operating as the "Dispigno Parties" group are suing a group identified as the "Rubino Parties," citing alleged unfair competition.

Total Elevator Company accused of not paying labor contributions

Louie Torres Sep. 20, 2016, 8:43am

PHILADELPHIA — Trustees of labor funds are suing employers, alleging breach of contract.

Temple University Health System accused of bungling insurance plan

Louie Torres Sep. 20, 2016, 8:42am

PHILADELPHIA — A widow is suing a supplemental life insurance plan administrator, citing alleged breach of contract.

3M Company, others face claim in alleged water contamination

Louie Torres Sep. 19, 2016, 9:06am

PHILADELPHIA — Several plaintiffs are suing six corporations over alleged water contamination.

Urban Outfitters claims commitment to employees in response to medical leave lawsuit

Carrie Salls Sep. 16, 2016, 9:52am

PHILADELPHIA – Urban Outfitters Inc. defended its treatment of employees when asked for a response to a complaint filed by a former employee that raised allegations that the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Supervalu TTSJ accused of discrimination

The Penn Record Sep. 15, 2016, 3:54pm

PHILADELPHIA — A Puerto Rican male is suing Supervalu TTSJ, Inc., an employer, citing alleged racial discrimination and retaliation.

Peoplescout, Seaton accused of violating wage laws

Louie Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 10:21am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing former employers over allegations of failing to obey wage laws.

McCool Properties accused of violating wage and wiretapping laws

Louie Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 10:26am

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing over alleged violations of wage and wiretapping laws.

National Stores, others accused of failing to pay invoices

Louie Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 10:26am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania company is suing National Stores Inc., CPD 18 Corp. and Southern Island Stores LLC, alleging breach of contract by failing to pay for purchases.

Woman says Advertising Specialty Institute violated wage laws

Louie Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 8:54am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Advertising Specialty Institute Inc., alleging that the company failed to pay her overtime wages.

Two file Avelox lawsuit against Bayer, Merck

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:30am

PENNSYLVANIA — Two consumers are suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Bayer Corporation; Bayer AG; Bayer Pharma AG; and Merck & Co. Inc., pharmaceutical companies, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Cell phone distraction alleged as cause of collision

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:29am

PHILADELPHIA — A couple's lawsuit against motorist Kevin P. Barron alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Company accused of failing to pay for brachytherapy business

Louie Torres Aug. 30, 2016, 8:28am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Eckert & Ziegler Bebig Inc., a New York corporation, citing alleged breach of contract due to failure to pay for a business.

Plaintiffs' attorney says SEPTA hiring decision affects civil and privacy rights, goes against state edict

Carrie Salls Aug. 26, 2016, 11:33am

PHILADELPHIA – The use of background checks in making hiring decisions is facing increased scrutiny, according to the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in Long v. the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).

Woman says dangers of talc weren't disclosed

Louie Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 5:55pm

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Johnson & Johnson; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.; Imerys Talc America, Inc., f/k/a Luzenac America, Inc.; Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), f/k/a Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA); John Does/Jane Does 1-30; and unknown businesses and/or corporations 1-50, citing alleged failure to warn and product liability.

Man says he was misclassified in bid to avoid overtime pay

Louie Torres Aug. 23, 2016, 6:18pm

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing U-Haul International Inc., Collegeboxes LLC and eMove Inc., alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Law and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law.

Former employee says bank didn't pay proper overtime

Louie Torres Aug. 22, 2016, 3:57pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Woman claims benefits were improperly terminated

Louie Torres Aug. 19, 2016, 4:45pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company and Flowers Foods Inc., insurer and plan administrator, citing alleged breach of contract and violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.