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Mechanical contractor says it's owed money for work on constructing new police station

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:37pm

MEDIA – A mechanical contractor is suing a local municipality for allegedly unpaid costs, relating to construction work performed for the municipality’s new police station.

PECO disabling natural gas service led to breach of policy agreement, property owner says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:36pm

MEDIA – A Broomall property owner says its insurance company breached its policy agreement, as a result of PECO turning off its natural gas service without any advance notice.

Vet hospital and property owner are required to pay New Jersey construction company $134K, suit claims

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:33pm

MEDIA – According to a New Jersey construction firm, a property owner and veterinary hospital owe it more than $134,000.00, due to those entities breaching its contract and being liable for a mechanic’s lien, related to construction projects in Newtown Square.

BB&T Bank alleges graphic design and printing company has nearly $20K in outstanding lease payments due

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 21, 2017, 12:30pm

MEDIA – A major banking chain is pursuing outstanding lease payments from a local graphic design and printing company, which were intended to be made in exchange for the use of professional equipment.

Will SCOTUS ruling affect Philadelphia court, where 94% of new plaintiffs are from out of state?

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 18, 2017, 4:00pm

PHILADELPHIA – A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision reached in Bristol Myers-Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California may have far-reaching implications on pharmaceutical product liability cases which are locally litigated.

Insurance company claims policyholder lied about residential address and committed fraud

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:20pm

MEDIA – A Pennsylvania insurance company has filed legal action alleging one of its policyholders committed insurance fraud, in the wake of a motor vehicle accident in New York City about a year and a half ago.

Third Circuit agrees teacher's wrongful termination lawsuit has no jurisdiction over Maryland defendants

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:20pm

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has upheld a lower court’s view that lack of personal jurisdiction as it pertained to Maryland-based defendants was grounds for dismissal in an educator’s wrongful termination lawsuit.

Borough of Media facing lawsuit after alleged trip over bricks at Plum Street Mall

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:19pm

MEDIA – A couple is suing the Borough of Media for damages after an alleged accident involving one of the plaintiffs allegedly being seriously injured at the Plum Street Mall.

Plaintiff sues Porsche for strict liability and negligence after his luxury car catches fire

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 17, 2017, 1:18pm

MEDIA – A man whose Porsche automobile burst into flames just more than a year after he purchased it has sued the vehicle’s manufacturer and dealers for resultant damages.

We Buy Houses Lancaster alleges man did not provide enough facts in slip-and-fall claim

Carrie Salls Aug. 17, 2017, 12:58pm

LANCASTER – If its objection is not sustained, We Buy Houses Lancaster LLC could face negligence and liability claims related to an alleged slip-and-fall accident at the company’s 136 E. Walnut St. property, according to a complaint filed July 6 in the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County.

Insurer pays $40K for dog bite claim

Denise Royal Aug. 17, 2017, 12:48pm

LANCASTER – A child who suffered facial injuries after being bitten by a dog has been issued a settlement of nearly $40,000.

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. employee files suit over allegedly injuries sustained on the job

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 12:10pm

ERIE – A Tyron man alleges he was injured while working for a railroad company because he was assigned to do a task by himself that normally was completed by multiple people.

LVNV Funding LLC alleged to have failed to mark purported debt as disputed

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 12:10pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia consumer alleges a debt collector damaged her credit score by its failure to mark an account as disputed.

Consolidated Rail Corp. employee alleges delayed medical treatment caused foot injury

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 12:10pm

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man alleges he had to undergo a partial amputation of his foot because he was not allowed to seek immediate medical treatment when he suffered an injury while on the job.

Class action filed against Fundbox over alleged unsolicited telemarketing calls

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 12:09pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania man alleges a San Francisco company has been unlawfully calling him for telemarketing purposes.

Torrado Construction Co. alleged to owe more than $60,000 for unpaid employee contributions

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 12:09pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia company is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to several labor union funds.

Former Ranchito Pickin Chicken cook alleges he was wrongfully terminated

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 12:09pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges a restaurant chain in the city owes him unpaid wages and unlawfully terminated him after being injured on the job.

Individuals alleged to have unlawfully distributed 'Once Upon a Time in Venice' online

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 11:56am

PHILADELPHIA – Seven unknown Comcast subscribers are accused of unlawfully distributing copies of a Bruce Willis movie online.

Jenkintown consumer alleges multi-level marketing program sent unwanted text messages

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 11:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A Jenkintown man alleges he received several unwanted sales texts from a Georgia man who markets and sells the 8 Figure Dream Lifestyle.

Beneficiary alleges Unum Life Insurance Co. of America, Guitar Center Inc. wrongfully denied benefits

Louie Torres Aug. 17, 2017, 11:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A Glenside woman alleges her claim for life insurance benefits was wrongfully denied.