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Summary judgment granted to debt collectors who abided by Fair Credit Reporting Act

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 9, 2016, 10:07am

PHILADELPHIA – A judge has granted a motion for summary judgment filed by a consulting company which accessed a plaintiff’s credit report, in order to collect on a debt owed by that same plaintiff in the instant case.

State Farm did not act in bad faith in handling man's uninsured motorist accident claim

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 9, 2016, 10:06am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dismissed allegations that a major insurance firm acted in bad faith towards one of its policyholders, in reference to a motor vehicle accident claim the plaintiff filed.

Negligence, liability and breach of warranty case against Ford headed back to state court

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 9, 2016, 10:06am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has chosen to remand a Glenolden man’s negligence, products liability and breach of warranty action to state court, due to several of the defendants not filing their own consents for removal of the action to federal court.

Source Healthcare Analytics accused of violating FMLA

Louie Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Source Healthcare Analytics LLC and Connie Shaffer, alleging retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company accused of breaching contract

Louie Torres Dec. 7, 2016, 10:17pm

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, alleging breach of contract.

Woman says The Vanguard Group fired her in case of retaliation

Louie Torres Dec. 7, 2016, 10:12pm

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing The Vanguard Group, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Man says credit reporting agencies gave false information to third parties

Louie Torres Dec. 7, 2016, 9:12am

&&&PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing TransUnion LLC and Equifax Information Services LLC, credit reporting agencies, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Woman says credit reporting agencies incorrectly listed mortgage

Louie Torres Dec. 7, 2016, 9:06am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing TransUnion LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., Equifax Information Services LLC, Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC and Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing LLC, alleging negligent misrepresentation by credit reporting agencies.

Radio station group accuses music performance rights organization of engaging in anti-trust conduct

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 5, 2016, 10:04am

PHILADELPHIA – The docket of a Pennsylvania federal court, rather than the Billboard charts, is the setting for legal action by a radio industry group who claims a music performance rights organization violated anti-trust law.

Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Maryland accuses Erie companies of breaching agreement

Louie Torres Dec. 5, 2016, 10:02am

PHILADELPHIA – A Schaumburg, Illinois, financial company alleges several Erie-based construction companies did not uphold their agreement.

The Scanlan Agency Inc. alleged to have not distributed assets from plan

Louie Torres Dec. 5, 2016, 10:01am

PHILADELPHIA – A Newtown Square company is accused of not taking fiduciary responsibility for a plan funded by employee contributions.

Consumer alleges Equifax, others are reporting inaccurate information on credit report

Louie Torres Dec. 5, 2016, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A California consumer alleges three entities have been reporting false information regarding her credit history.

Warrington auto repair company charges former employees with breach of contract, RICO violations

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 2, 2016, 9:08am

ALLENTOWN – A Pennsylvania-based auto repair business has initiated legal action against two of its former employees, claiming they breached their employment agreements and violated federal law in the process.

ScripsAmerica sues former president and CEO for alleged violations of finance and securities laws

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 1, 2016, 10:03am

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey-based health care corporation has filed suit against its former President and CEO, alleging he breached his fiduciary duty and failed to disclose a prior felony conviction, among other charges.

Arch Insurance Company granted judgment in excess of $3 million plus interest in breach of contract lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 30, 2016, 9:01am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has entered a multimillion-dollar default judgment plus interest against a Delaware man in an insurance-based breach of contract lawsuit.

TransUnion, Experian, Equifax accused of issuing false information

Louie Torres Nov. 29, 2016, 9:40am

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing TransUnion LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and Equifax Information Services, alleging breach of duty and negligent misrepresentation.

Jay's Pub LLC accused of violating laws governing wages, rights

Louie Torres Nov. 29, 2016, 9:31am

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Jay's Pub LLC, d/b/a Growler's, d/b/a La Casa De Tu Madre; Jason Evenchik; and Joshua McCullough, alleging that the employers violated wage laws and terminated him for requesting accommodations and workers' compensation benefits after a workplace accident that damaged his vision.

Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company accused of wrongly denying benefits

Louie Torres Nov. 28, 2016, 10:10am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Progressions Behavioral Health Services Inc. employees allege they are owed overtime wages

Louie Torres Nov. 28, 2016, 10:08am

PHILADELPHIA – Three employees of a Plymouth Meeting business have filed a class action suit over claims they were misclassified as independent contractors and not paid for overtime work.

Cousin's Supermarkets accused of having dangerous rice display

Louie Torres Nov. 25, 2016, 10:45am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Cousin's Supermarket Inc. No. 3 a/k/a Cousin's Supermarkets, alleging negligence in connection with injuries from a falling display.