PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for a Philadelphia motorist suing an Uber driver and the ride-hailing company for injuries she says she suffered in an automobile accident in the city last summer, are seeking to reinstate the issuance of the complaint.
HARRISBURG – A federal judge has decided that a loan servicing company did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in its attempt to collect on an education loan-related debt from one of its customers.
PITTSBURGH — Chevron is suing Brian Lipinski, a former employee, citing breach of contract for allegedly taking large amounts of confidential and trade information before resigning to join a competitor.
PITTSBURGH — An Illinois food-packaging corporation is suing Kraft Heinz Foods Company and The Kraft Heinz Company, citing breach of contract for allegedly distributing trade secrets to its competition.
PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court recently ruled in favor of defendants Chestnut Hill Hospital, Tri-County Emergency Physicians and many of its associates in an appeal filed by Ellesia Blaque of a trial court decision clearing the healthcare provider of medical malpractice.
PHILADELPHIA — The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has reversed some decisions of a trial court regarding the case of a Philadelphia man who sustained injuries when his motor scooter struck an exposed and discontinued trolley track in 2013.
WILKES-BARRE – A state court judge cited Pennsylvania’s Right To Farm Act (RTFA) in recently dismissing a case from neighbors who filed a lawsuit over the use of liquid swine manure as part of the defendants' farming operations.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit agreed with a lower federal court that the Rooker-Feldman doctrine precluded the claims of plaintiffs who believed U.S. Bank breached its mortgage obligations and the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has decided that a tax attorney was not precluded from claiming wrongful termination against his former employer, for blowing the whistle on their allegedly illegal practices.