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Trial court decision on attorneys fees vacated, contract case remanded

Nicholas Malfitano Jan. 5, 2017, 9:40am

PHILADELPHIA – A panel of appellate judges has ruled to vacate a trial court’s decision with respect to the determination of appropriate attorney’s fees in a contract action, and remand the litigation to its trial court for a “reasonable” fee examination.

Don E. Bower Inc. accused of terminating employee while on medical leave

Louie Torres Dec. 13, 2016, 9:58am

SCRANTON – A Great Bend man alleges his construction company employer wrongfully terminated him while he was on leave to care for an ill family member.

Bayada Home Health Care Inc. accused of not paying employees overtime

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

SCRANTON – A Luzerne County home health clinician has filed a class action lawsuit against her former employer over allegations that she was not paid overtime.

Motel 6 trademark infringement case headed back to Pennsylvania federal court

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 30, 2016, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A panel of appellate judges has ruled to vacate a trial court’s decision with interpretation to statutes surrounding counterfeiting and pre-judgment interest in a trademark use action.

BMI, others accuse The Orchards of performing music without license

Louie Torres Nov. 28, 2016, 10:07am

SCRANTON – The owners of several songs allege a Chambersburg business has been performing their songs without authorization.

ADA case highlights need for workplace policies to accommodate disabilities

Taryn Phaneuf Nov. 25, 2016, 10:16am

For jobs that place real and necessary physical requirements on employees, employers encounter some challenges to maintain those standards without violating laws protecting individuals with disabilities.

MetLife accused of wrongfully terminating women's disability payments

Louie Torres Nov. 22, 2016, 11:36pm

Woman claims disability payments were terminated despite still being disabled according to the terms of the plan.

Taylor's Bar & Grill alleged to have performed songs without authorization

Louie Torres Nov. 21, 2016, 9:16am

SCRANTON – A Unityville restaurant is accused of using certain music without a license or authorization.

Duryea man allegedly injured on Trader Joe's job because of unsafe scaffolding

Louie Torres Oct. 31, 2016, 9:06am

SCRANTON – A Duryea couple are alleging the husband was injured while working because of unsafe scaffolding provided for the job.

Man alleges he was injured by carpet in Walmart store

Louie Torres Oct. 24, 2016, 9:11am

SCRANTON – A Hawley man alleges he was injured when he tripped on a rug in a Walmart.

Security firm allegedly discriminated against disabled security officer

The Penn Record Oct. 21, 2016, 9:25am

SCRANTON — A disabled security officer has filed suit against his former employer and a client for alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination after the client determined his disability posed a liability in performing his duties as a security guard and the former employer terminated his employment.

Construction company allegedly failed to pay more than $88,000 to glass company

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2016, 9:43am

SCRANTON — A glass company has filed suit against a construction group for allegedly failing to pay for labor and materials for a project.

Federal court denies injunction against enforcement of Harrisburg buffer zone

Kathleen McGuire Gilbert Oct. 11, 2016, 1:50pm

A federal district court in Pennsylvania recently denied a preliminary injunction in Reilly v. City of Harrisburg, in which the plaintiffs have challenged a Harrisburg ordinance establishing a buffer zone around health care facilities.

Erickson Manufacturing accused of patent infringement

Louie Torres Oct. 3, 2016, 9:19am

A Pennsylvania corporation is suing the Michigan company over alleged patent infringement.

Waynesboro Area School District accused of improperly denying services

Louie Torres Sep. 22, 2016, 2:55pm

HARRISBURG — Two parents are suing Waynesboro Area School District over a denial of services to a child.