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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.

Union alleges more than $175,000 was unlawfully transferred from account

Louie Torres Nov. 7, 2016, 9:01am

ERIE – A union alleges money was unlawfully transferred from its account.

Circadiance LLC claims MIMO used mark for infant monitoring devices

Louie Torres Oct. 31, 2016, 9:09am

ERIE – A Turtle Creek maker of infant movement and breathing monitors alleges a Boston company is using a similar trademark for similar devices.

Washington Frontier League Baseball alleges league did not uphold bylaws

Louie Torres Oct. 31, 2016, 9:09am

ERIE – An independent professional baseball league is accused by one of its members of not upholding its bylaws.

Convergent Outsourcing Inc. accused of calling consumer after he revoked consent

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

PITTSBURGH – A Latrobe man alleges a debt collector continued to call him after he revoked his consent.

GMS Mine Repair and Maintenance claims contract was breached

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

PITTSBURGH — A Maryland corporation is suing Pennsylvania companies Jennchem Holdings LLC and Jennchem LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Allegheny High Lift accused of not making contributions

Louie Torres Oct. 14, 2016, 11:21am

PITTSBURGH — A labor group is suing Allegheny High Lift Inc., an employer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Novo Nordisk sued over non-compete clause

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2016, 12:57pm

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Novo Nordisk Inc., a New Jersey corporation, citing alleged breach of contract.

Erie Coke Corporation accused of violating Clean Air Act

Louie Torres Oct. 3, 2016, 9:36am

The federal government is suing the Pennsylvania company, alleging violation of federal environmental law.