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Steel workers group alleges Pittsburgh company owes monthly union dues

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 9:03am

PITTSBURGH — A labor chairman representing a steel workers' union is suing International Steel Services Inc. d/b/a American Iron Oxide Company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Car wash exec alleges Ryko Solutions failed to pay agreed-upon commission

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 8:56am

PITTSBURGH — An executive is suing Ryko Solutions Inc., citing alleged breach of contract and fraud for being denied commission for securing a contract.

Finleyville woman alleges Aetna wrongfully terminated disability benefits

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 8:55am

PITTSBURGH — A Finleyville woman is suing Aetna Life Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying her disability benefits.

Nevada company accused of fraud after allegedly misrepresenting business to obtain $40,000 investment

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 8:54am

PITTSBURGH — Two Allegheny County individuals and their companies are suing Timothy King and Clear Lake Development Company LLC, citing alleged fraud.

California man claims electronics firm sells identical computer AC adapter

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 8:54am

PITTSBURGH — A California man is suing Quail Electronics Inc., an electronics company, citing alleged patent infringement for computer hardware.

Phoney Lawsuits: A federal law is giving litigious people a new income stream

John O'Brien Mar. 16, 2017, 11:34am

In June 2014, Melody Stoops began a business venture that would lead to the collection of at least 35 cell phones that she stored in a shoebox. Though she lived in a small town in central Pennsylvania, she used Florida area codes when she registered for a new phone number for each.

Summit Township in violation of Clean Water Act for sewage pollution, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 13, 2017, 12:54pm

PITTSBURGH – A Meyersdale man believes a municipality is violating the Clean Water Act and Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law, through discharging raw sewage into the Casselman River and into his property’s water supply.

Westmoreland County woman seeks disability benefits from Met-Life, Verizon

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 11:03am

PITTSBURGH — A Westmoreland County woman is suing Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Verizon Long-Term Disability Plan for Mid-Atlantic Associates and The Verizon Employee Benefits Committee, citing alleged breach of contract.

Allegheny County woman claims LuLaRoe clothing marketer defrauds customers

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 9:33am

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against LLR Inc. d/b/a LuLaRoe, a Wyoming multi-level marketer, citing alleged fraud.

Ohio bank employee alleges insurance company wrongfully denied benefits

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 8:56am

PITTSBURGH — An Ohio woman is suing Life Insurance Company of North America d/b/a Cigna Group Insurance, citing alleged breach of contract for denying her disability benefits.

Labor group seeks unpaid fringe benefits from construction contractor

Louie Torres Mar. 10, 2017, 8:53am

PITTSBURGH — A Western Pennsylvania labor group is suing Juanton Williams, the owner of a construction flagging contractor, citing alleged breach of contract for withholding funds meant for employee fringe benefits.

Fla. advocacy group filing majority of lawsuits in Pittsburgh

John O'Brien Mar. 7, 2017, 2:35pm

PITTSBURGH – A Miami advocacy group for the disabled is increasingly focusing its efforts in a Pennsylvania courthouse.

Knife maker says Massachusetts attorney defamed him and his business

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 3, 2017, 9:28am

PITTSBURGH – A North Carolina man and Pennsylvania knife manufacturer and seller recently began legal action against a Massachusetts attorney, alleging the defendant engaged in defamatory and disparaging behavior towards them in his online commentary.

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.