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Supreme Court says state can't use oil and gas lease funds for non-environmental purposes

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 28, 2017, 9:22am

HARRISBURG – A recent landmark ruling from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decreed the state government is not permitted to use money from the Oil and Gas Lease Fund towards purposes not related to environmental conservation.

State Gaming Control Board to receive matter of proposed South Philly casino complex

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 28, 2017, 9:21am

HARRISBURG – The question of whether the Live! Hotel and Casino complex will be constructed in South Philadelphia has once again been thrown to state regulators, per a decision last week from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Ford Motor Company faced with suit from plaintiffs alleging violation of federal and state commerce laws

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 27, 2017, 12:57pm

PHILADELPHIA – Ford Motor Company is the subject of litigation from a plaintiff who believes a defective automobile she purchased is a cause of action for the supposed violation of both federal and state laws.

HVAC company charges Atlanta power cable manufacturer with breach of contract, owed fees in excess of $30K

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 27, 2017, 12:57pm

PHILADELPHIA – A local HVAC company has brought legal action an Atlanta-based manufacturer and producer of power cables, claiming it committed breach of contract by defaulting on payments for work it received earlier this year at a facility in Hatboro.

Levittown plaintiffs allege Honda Motor Company sold them defective vehicle

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 27, 2017, 12:57pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Levittown couple claim Honda Motor Company violated federal and state laws when it sold them an automobile they allege was subject to several issues preventing it from operating properly.

Pipe worker alleges negligence from Philly School District and other defendants led to his serious injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 27, 2017, 12:56pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia pipe worker has initiated legal action against a mechanical contracting firm, the City of Philadelphia’s School District and a number of unknown corporations, claiming their collective negligence led to his severe injuries in an accident during his professional duties last year.

Third Circuit to decide J.Crew case over receipts; Pittsburgh attorney says these lawsuits not going away

Glenn Minnis Jun. 27, 2017, 12:50pm

CAMDEN, N.J. - A man who had his proposed class action lawsuit over the digits of his credit card that were included on a receipt from J.Crew dismissed has appealed that decision.

Blast Motion says Diamond Kinetics, PPG took its patented motion capture tech

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2017, 11:54am

PITTSBURGH — A California corporation is suing Diamond Kinetics Inc. and PPG Technologies Inc., citing alleged patent infringement regarding motion capture technology.

Universal Concrete says Pike owes it for work done on Marist College campus

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2017, 11:54am

PHILADELPHIA — A Stowe corporation is suing The Pike Company Inc., alleging breach of contract.

FTC says NutriMost weight-loss program made false claims about effectiveness

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2017, 11:53am

ERIE — A government agency is suing NutriMost LLC, EZ Practice Growth and Raymond Wisniewski, alleging the defendants made false claims in advertising for their program.

Relative of deceased sues U.S. government for former inmate's treatment at FCI-McKean

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2017, 11:53am

ERIE — The relative of a deceased man is suing the United States of America, alleging that doctors and staff employed by a federal prison were negligent in treating him.

Suit alleges U.S. government, through Hilltop Community Health, was negligent

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2017, 11:53am

ERIE — Two plaintiffs are suing the U.S. federal government, alleging that it was responsible for negligence on the part of one of its funded community health centers.

LHF Productions alleges 12 Comcast subscribers illegally shared movie

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2017, 11:52am

ERIE — A Los Angeles-based film production company is suing 12 unknown individuals, alleging copyright infringement for sharing the movie

Apartment fire victim sues property managers and former neighbor for negligence

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:25am

PHILADELPHIA – A Wyncote apartment tenant has sued one of her neighbors and the property management companies operating the building in which the parties lived for negligence, stemming from a cooking-related fire which took place two years ago and which the plaintiff says seriously injured her.

Insurance company's interpleader complaint seeks distribution, recipients of funds after fatal accident

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:25am

PHILADELPHIA – An Oklahoma insurance provider has filed an interpleader complaint in an attempt to determine the proper amount and recipient of insurance funds, in the wake of a fatal automobile accident which took place in Northeast Philadelphia last fall.

Sediment control manufacturer says construction group breached deal, owes $20K

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:24am

PHILADELPHIA – A manufacturer and distributor of sediment control products has brought legal action against a construction materials firm and its owner, claiming the defendants owe an outstanding sum of more than $20,000 from a credit contract entered into nearly four years ago.

Woman says local church, transportation agencies and City of Philadelphia responsible for her accident injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:24am

A Philadelphia woman claims a local church, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the City of Philadelphia collectively committed negligence, which led to injuries she sustained in an accident last year.

Allstate Insurance Company seeks reimbursement for more than $8K it expended on policyholder's claim

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:24am

Allstate Insurance Company has initiated legal action to recover funds it says it expended on behalf of one of its policyholders, when that same policyholder was involved in a serious car crash nearly two years ago.

Golomb & Honik faces lawsuit over distribution of attorneys fees

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 23, 2017, 11:22am

MIAMI – A Philadelphia law firm has been named as a defendant in a Florida firm’s lawsuit resulting from a dispute over distribution of legal fees in a separate case.

Goddard School wins defamation case on appeal brought by former teachers

Laura Halleman Jun. 23, 2017, 11:19am

HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court has ruled in favor of Goddard Systems in a defamation lawsuit brought by two former teachers who alleged its Harrisburg school wrongfully discharged them when they reported a case of possible child abuse regarding one of their students.