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Man sues Justice Department over alleged failure to treat inmate, now deceased

Louie Torres Jun. 19, 2017, 1:29pm

PHILADELPHIA — The relative of a former inmate is suing the United States of America c/o the U.S. Department of Justice over a claim of negligence.

Coraopolis woman sues Liberty Life Assurance for denying her long-term disability claim

Louie Torres Jun. 19, 2017, 1:28pm

ERIE — An employee of Highmark Inc. is suing Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, alleging breach of contract for wrongful termination of disability benefits.

Newpark says Checkers Safety Group sells industrial mats that infringe on patents

Louie Torres Jun. 19, 2017, 1:26pm

ERIE — A Texas company is suing Checkers Industrial Products LLC d/b/a Checkers Safety Group, alleging patent infringement.

Milliken Millwork says Irwin Builders Supply failed to pay for building materials

Louie Torres Jun. 19, 2017, 1:26pm

ERIE — A Michigan corporation is suing Irwin Builders Supply Corporation, alleging breach of contract for owing over $100,000 for building supplies.

Man claims Norfolk Southern responsible for injury caused by falling hatch

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:30am

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Norfolk Southern Corporation, an railway company, alleging liability and negligence for a workplace injury he suffered three years ago.

R & B Contracting & Excavating accused of skipping union payments

Louie Torres Jun. 5, 2017, 9:41am

PHILADELPHIA — A labor group is suing R & B Contracting & Excavating Inc. a/k/a R & B Contracting & Excavation Inc., citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay into union funds.

Detroit steel company claims individuals attempted to use trade secrets after merger

Louie Torres May 30, 2017, 8:47am

PHILADELPHIA — A Michigan corporation is suing Satish Wadhawan and Perpetua Viegas, citing alleged breach of contract for attempting to use trade secrets.

Operating Engineers union claims Greensburg contractor failed to make payments

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 8:58am

PITTSBURGH — A labor group is suing Allegheny High Lift Inc., alleging breach of contract for overdue payments.

Former employees bring class action against MEC Construction for unpaid wages

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:46am

PITTSBURGH — Two former employees have filed a class action lawsuit against MEC Construction LLC, of Mount Morris, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Allen Sleep Trend Pad infringes on patent, company claims

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:45am

PHILADELPHIA — A New Kensington corporation is suing Allen Medical Systems Inc., a Massachusetts business, citing alleged patent infringement.

Case & Sons Cutlery says Colorado knife seller infringed trademarks

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:44am

ERIE — A Pennsylvania cutlery seller is suing Roadsideimports LLC, a Colorado company, citing alleged unfair competition for using the plaintiff's trademark on its products.

Consumer files class action against Samsung for overheating cell phones

Louie Torres May 18, 2017, 9:43am

PITTSBURGH — An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America Inc., alleging design defect, liability and product liability for selling cell phones that overheated and caught fire.

Recycling company says former president used proprietary data to start competitor

Louie Torres May 17, 2017, 9:07am

ERIE — A Cochranton company is suing Buck Baldwin and Envirothink Inc., a former employee and the company he founded, citing alleged breach of duty.

Aetna allegedly denied man's benefits claim despite plaintiff's evidence

Louie Torres May 15, 2017, 9:36am

PITTSBURGH — An Westmoreland County man is suing Pennsylvania Transformer Technology Inc. Health & Welfare Plan and Aetna Life Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his health benefits claim.

Mass. lawyer says knife maker's defamation case against him lacks Pa. jurisdiction

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 24, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A Massachusetts lawyer accused of defaming a North Carolina man and Pennsylvania knife manufacturer and seller through his online commentary, is attempting to have the case against him dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction.

'I'm happy, but you have the wrong number'

The Pennsylvania Record Apr. 12, 2017, 12:21pm

Who wants to get unsolicited phone calls? Who would take steps to maximize the likelihood of receiving them by buying multiple cell phones with separate numbers?

Phoney Lawsuits: TCPA defendant awaits application of Pa. decision to N.J. serial plaintiff

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 12, 2017, 12:07pm

TRENTON, N.J. – In a federal court in New Jersey, a company targeted by a Polish immigrant who has filed more than 30 lawsuits is trying to avoid contributing to his apparently growing bank account, as the case draws to a close.

Judge orders administrative closing of attorney's online privacy lawsuit against Obama, national intelligence officials

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 10, 2017, 12:49pm

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court judge has issued a temporary administrative closing in a case in which a Canonsburg attorney sued former President Barack Obama and national intelligence officials for allegedly compromising the security of his online accounts.

Iron workers' union alleges Penn-Ohio failed to make required contributions

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:47pm

An iron workers' labor group is suing Penn-Ohio Ironworks LLC, a contractor located in Farrell, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to contribute to union funds.

Erie company claims Helen's House of Wisconsin failed to pay monthly residual fees

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:42pm

An Erie corporation is suing Helen's House LLC and Greg Calmes, Ryan Calmes, Tony Hawley and Jeremy Verkiulen, the four owners of the Wisconsin business, citing alleged breach of contract.