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Falls Township woman says she was locked in Sears, injured severely

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2017, 8:40am

SCRANTON – A Pennsylvania couple have filed suit against a major department store chain and an investment group, claiming their negligence contributed to a severely injurious fall sustained by the female plaintiff in the action.

Allstate Insurance Company says client's damages a result of defendant's defective hot water heater

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2017, 8:39am

SCRANTON – A leading insurance provider is pursuing litigation against a manufacturing firm for damages incurred from the alleged malfunction of a hot water heater.

Havertown man says he was seriously injured by collapsing retaining wall

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2017, 8:39am

MEDIA – A Havertown man has filed a lawsuit for the injuries he received from a collapsing retaining wall in an accident which occurred approximately two years ago.

Allegedly defective dehumidifier caused over $50K of fire-related damage, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2017, 8:38am

LANCASTER – A woman recently initiated legal action against a pair of residential building products manufacturers, claiming their defective dehumidifier caused her damages in excess of $50,000 in a property fire.

Cleaning woman says she was infected by used scalpels, needles in trash cans

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:38am

PITTSBURGH — An office cleaner is suing Carl Medgaus, DMD, Ltd. and Carl Medgaus, DMD d/b/a Medgaus Dental Care, alleging negligence in discarding scalpels and needles.

AMI Entertainment Network alleges patent infringement

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:37am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing E La Carte Inc., a California corporation, citing alleged patent infringement.

Woman says Cigna Group Insurance wrongly denied benefits

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:36am

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Cigna Group Insurance, citing alleged breach of contract.

Fulcircle Media claims bills weren't paid

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:36am

PITTSBURGH — A Florida company is suing Pennsylvania-based One Cavo LLC and 1 Cavo LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Millvale Borough Development Corp. accused of not paying for work

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:36am

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Millvale Borough Development Corp., another Pennsylvania business, citing alleged breach of contract.

Corecare Behavioral Healthcare, Kirkbride Center accused of FMLA violation

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:35am

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Corecare Behavioral Healthcare PC and Kirkbride Center, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

Simons Agency accused of misrepresenting details of debt

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:33am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Simons Agency Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Ditch digger files retaliation lawsuit against employer

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:32am

PHILADELPHIA — A former ditch digger is suing employers Fermanagh Corporation and Edward Owens, employer, alleging violation of wage laws and retaliation.

GNC Inc. accused of retaliating against man for taking FMLA leave

Louie Torres Feb. 24, 2017, 8:32am

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing employer GNC Inc., alleging that he was fired in retaliation for taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Third Circuit rules for Temple University in Title IX case

Shanice Harris Feb. 24, 2017, 8:08am

PHILADELPHIA – Temple University recently prevailed in a lawsuit filed against it by a former member of the school's track and field team, when the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the trial court's entry of summary judgment on a finding that the plaintiff's claims of gender-based discrimination were time-barred.

Court sends case of burned worker back to Workers' Compensation Appeal Board

S. Laney Griffo Feb. 24, 2017, 8:05am

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania court has vacated a ruling from the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board in a case dealing with employer subrogation rights.

Ruling over chemo drug questionable, attorney says

Carrie Salls Feb. 24, 2017, 8:02am

PHILADELPHIA – A Saul Ewing LLP partner believes a ruling made in a 15-year-old False Claims Act (FCA) whistleblower lawsuit by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania may not have been entirely fair to the defendants, given the nature of the case.

Party City loses bid to have website accessibility case thrown out

Shanice Harris Feb. 23, 2017, 11:08am

PITTSBURGH – Event superstore Party City found itself in a lawsuit on Sept. 6 when plaintiffs Rachel Gniewskowski, R. David New and Access Now Inc. sued the retailer in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, alleging that Party City’s website was not accessible to visually impaired consumers.

Lutheran Senior Services loses in Workers' Comp case brought by worker hurt 'coming and going'

Nancy Crist Feb. 22, 2017, 9:39am

HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania court denied a petition by Lutheran Senior Services Management Company to overturn the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board’s ruling in favor of an employee who claimed he was injured while working for the company.

Court reverses decision that power company did not owe duty of care to worker who died

S. Laney Griffo Feb. 22, 2017, 9:37am

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania court has reversed the decision of a trial court that found a power company did not owe duty of care to a worker who died.

Appeals court upholds dismissal of wrongful termination lawsuit against Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 22, 2017, 9:36am

PHILADELPHIA – According to a federal appellate court, a former hospital employee in Philadelphia did not meet the burden of proof required to substantiate her age discrimination claims.