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Ryanair alleges Koppel man posted threatening messages that harmed business

Louie Torres Feb. 21, 2017, 9:21am

PHILADELPHIA — An Irish airline is suing a Koppel man, citing alleged defamation.

Erie woman says she received unwanted called from Fingerhut

Louie Torres Feb. 21, 2017, 9:21am

PHILADELPHIA — An Erie woman is suing a retailer, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Pittsburgh man claims Comenity Bank called, texted despite requests to stop

Louie Torres Feb. 21, 2017, 9:21am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pittsburgh man is suing Comenity Bank, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Hazle Township construction business failed to contribute to employee benefits, complaint alleges

Louie Torres Feb. 16, 2017, 9:08am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pittsburgh-based employee benefit administrator is suing a construction company in Hazle Township, citing alleged breach of contract.

Consumers allege GNC wrongfully canceled Gold Card benefits

Louie Torres Feb. 13, 2017, 8:47am

PITTSBURGH — Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against General Nutrition, alleging breach of contract.

Corry Metal Furniture seeks payment from Michigan company

Louie Torres Jan. 31, 2017, 9:12am

ERIE — A Corry furniture company is suing a Michigan firm citing alleged breach of contract.

West Mifflin man blames E2 Energy for on-the-job injuries

Louie Torres Jan. 30, 2017, 2:08pm

The man is suing the Texas-based energy company, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent his injuries.

Cardiothoracic surgeon claims W.Va. medical center harmed his professional reputation

Nicholas Malfitano Jan. 30, 2017, 11:30am

A Moon Township surgeon has filed a lawsuit against the hospital that employed him for 18 years, claiming it defamed his professional reputation.

Burger King slip-and-fall lawsuit placed in alternative resolution program

Carrie Salls Jan. 17, 2017, 1:18pm

ERIE – A lawsuit filed by a New York woman who alleges she was injured when she fell on ice outside of a Fairview Burger King has been designated for placement in the Alternative Dispute Resolution program. 

Trustee for defunct company facing action from Labor Dept.

Dee Thompson Jan. 17, 2017, 1:08pm

ERIE – What happens when the Department of Labor sues a defunct wind turbine company on behalf of employees whose retirement funds have allegedly disappeared? If you’re the trustee for the plan, you may be personally responsible for putting the money back.

Labor Dept. targets former Corapolis business

Louie Torres Dec. 19, 2016, 9:34am

ERIE – A former Corapolis business is accused of not distributing plan assets to employees after it ceased operations.

Pittsburgh news anchor, fired over Facebook post, has good case, attorney says

Kristin Danley-Greiner Nov. 30, 2016, 12:12pm

PITTSBURGH - The lawsuit of a Pittsburgh news anchor fired over a Facebook post perceived as racist by some is an example of why employers need concrete social media policies in place, a Connecticut attorney says.

Panther Sales, AP Metal Sales accused of breaching contract

Louie Torres Nov. 29, 2016, 9:35am

PITTSBURGH — Labor funds are suing Panther Sales Inc. and AP Metal Sales LLC, alleging breach of contract by the employers.

Man alleges Ametek wrongfully terminated him for taking leave

Louie Torres Nov. 28, 2016, 1:31pm

ERIE – A Cokeburg man claims his employer penalized him for taking time off to care for his wife.

Simio LLC claims Utah company is selling infringing simulation software

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

ERIE – A Sewickley business that creates and markets simulation software alleges a Utah company has developed an infringing program.

Mother, son blame injuries because of Switchback MX's alleged negligence

Louie Torres Nov. 28, 2016, 10:09am

ERIE – An Ohio mother alleges her then-minor son was injured at motocross facility in Butler.

Wyndham Hotels accused of causing an injury to a guest due to an unsafe bed

Louie Torres Nov. 22, 2016, 11:35pm

Guest claims a protruding metal on the side of the bed led to his injury at the hotel.

Pair Networks claims another business infringed on their trade name

Louie Torres Nov. 22, 2016, 11:34pm

A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Hostpaid LLC, a Delaware company, citing alleged unfair competition.

Hamil Manufacturing Co. alleges pipes ordered were not delivered in timely manner

Louie Torres Nov. 14, 2016, 8:33am

ERIE – A Trafford company claims a Virginia business failed to deliver ordered supplies on time.

Woman alleges LINA wrongfully terminated disability benefits

Louie Torres Nov. 14, 2016, 8:33am

ERIE – A Pittsburgh woman alleges that her insurance firm wrongfully terminated disability benefits.