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Met Life sues group of defendants making competing claims for insurance payout

Louie Torres May 23, 2017, 8:54am

SCRANTON — An insurance company is suing a number of competing claimants to a life insurance policy, citing breach of contract.

Class action filed against Navient claiming student loan debt servicer committed fraud

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:52am

SCRANTON — An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Navient Corporation, Navient Solutions Inc. and Navient Solutions LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud for its handling of student loan debt.

Woman files suit claiming she is sole beneficiary of deceased's retirement plan

Louie Torres May 17, 2017, 9:07am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Procter and Gamble Company, Procter and Gamble Retirement Plans and AON Hewitt, citing alleged breach of contract and breach of duty.

Suit claims Syncreon.US fired employee for requesting FMLA leave

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:37am

SCRANTON — A former employee is suing Syncreon.US Inc., an employer, citing alleged retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Procter & Gamble says defendant tried to double-claim insurance payout for deceased

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:36am

SCRANTON — An arm of Procter & Gamble is suing Margaret M. Losinger and the estate of Jeffrey Rolison, citing alleged breach of contract.

Boston Market says Bloomsburg restaurant infringes on trademarks

Louie Torres May 5, 2017, 9:27am

SCRANTON — A well-known restaurant chain is suing Frank Nashar, Boston Style Chicken and ABC Company, citing alleged copyright infringement and unfair competition.

Suit claims Prudential wrongly cut off disability benefits

Louie Torres May 5, 2017, 9:26am

SCRANTON — A Ross Township man is suing The Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his long-term disability claims.

Staffing company says former recruiter took confidential trade information

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:58am

SCRANTON — A recruiting and employment services company is suing David Coleman, a former recruiter, citing alleged breach of contract, breach of duty and unfair competition for taking confidential information.

Labor Department sues Jack Frost Construction for allegedly failing to pay overtime

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:47am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is bringing suit against Jack Frost Construction Inc. and owner Billy J. Sallurday, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Federal court dismisses Scranton law firm's suit versus JPMorgan Chase Bank, pending final settlement

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 28, 2017, 9:38am

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled to dismiss a Scranton law firm’s contract litigation against JPMorgan Chase Bank without prejudice, pending the finalization of a settlement which counsel says is already agreed to in principle.

Loan servicing company did not violate TCPA in trying to collect college class payments

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 27, 2017, 1:01pm

HARRISBURG – A federal judge has decided that a loan servicing company did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in its attempt to collect on an education loan-related debt from one of its customers.

Magazine non-compete case dismissed after injunction, settlement

Carrie Salls Apr. 24, 2017, 9:51am

SCRANTON — A lawsuit that pitted Our Town Magazine against a husband and wife who allegedly violated a non-compete agreement was dismissed on March 27 by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania after a settlement was reached.

Former poultry exec claims Hain Pure Protein denied him year's pay, benefits after firing without cause

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 11:58am

SCRANTON — A former executive is suing Hain Pure Protein Corporation for alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages, violation of workers compensation acts and wrongful termination.

Land owner alleges energy companies failed to pay full royalties

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 11:58am

SCRANTON — A Pennsylvania property owner has filed a class action lawsuit against several energy companies, citing alleged breach of contract for not receiving full royalties for the use of his land.

E-Trade, Harborside Financial failed to account for assets left by decedent, suit claims

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 8:33am

Representatives of an estate are suing E-Trade Consumer Finance, E-Trade Financial Corp., E-Trade Securities LLC and Harborside Financial Center, citing alleged breach of contract.

Shickshinny woman files class action against Samsung stemming from smartphone recall

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 8:32am

A Shickshinny consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America Inc., citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability for issues surrounding its Galaxy Note 7 phone.

Lebanon herbicide seller alleges ICT Organics used identical mark on products

Louie Torres Apr. 6, 2017, 11:09am

A Lebanon corporation is suing ICT Organics LLC, based in Baltimore, citing alleged copyright infringement and unfair competition for using identical marks on a product it sells.

Pa. warranty provider says Georgia home builder breached builder agreement

Louie Torres Apr. 6, 2017, 11:06am

A Pennsylvania home warranty company is suing Taylor Morrison of Georgia LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Nurse's assistant alleges failure to pay overtime by Colonial Park Care, files class action

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 9:39am

PHILADELPHIA — A nurse's assistant has filed a class-action lawsuit against Colonial Park Care Center LLC d/b/a Colonial Park Care Center, citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of workers compensation acts.

Utah drilling company claims Dobrinski Brothers failed to pay for Athens road work

Louie Torres Mar. 31, 2017, 9:39am

SCRANTON — A Utah company is suing Dobrinski Brothers Inc., a construction firm specializing in civil projects, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay for services rendered.