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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.

State Rep. Jesse White loses appeal against CBS Pittsburgh, radio host in defamation case

Kacie Whaley Jun. 23, 2017, 10:02am

HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court has affirmed the objections of a radio station sued by a member of the General Assembly who accused it of defamation.

Butler County couple say Stryker hip implant was defective

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:29am

ERIE — A couple are suing Howmedica Osteonics Corporation d/b/a Stryker Orthopaedics, a New Jersey corporation, alleging negligence and and product liability for a faulty hip prosthetic.

Friendly Planet Travel says Red Mangrove failed to pay back loan

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:28am

PHILADELPHIA — A Jenkintown travel agency is suing Red Mangrove Galapagos LLC, alleging breach of contract.

Weirton Medical claims Siemens failed to properly support its software

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:28am

ERIE — A hospital is suing Cerner Health Services Inc. and Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc., alleging breach of contract.

Healthcare Services Group, JD Palatine allegedly sent wrong credit info to woman's employer

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:28am

PHILADELPHIA — A Utah woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Healthcare Services Group Inc. and JD Palatine LLC, alleging violation of federal law for their practices in publishing consumer information.

Reynolds and Reynolds alleges Williamsport firm infringed on copyrights

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:27am

SCRANTON — An Ohio company is suing Spectrum Business Forms & Advertising Specialties LLC, a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged copyright infringement.

Secane woman says Lincoln National wrongly denied disability insurance claim

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:27am

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, alleging breach of contract.

Golo claims Skinny With Fiber website made false statements about its business

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:27am

PHILADELPHIA — A weight-loss program provider is suing Skinny With Fiber, a website, alleging negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Garbage man says B&L Disposal, owner liable for wrongful firing, unpaid wages

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:26am

ERIE — A former sanitation worker is suing B&L Disposal Services; Bizzari Services Inc.; Bizzari Properties LLC; Air-Up LLC; and owner Lou Bizzari, alleging unpaid wages, violation of Workers' Compensation acts, racial discrimination and wrongful termination.

Plaintiff says GM violated Lemon Law and UTPCPL, among other statutes

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 21, 2017, 10:13am

PHILADELPHIA – A Perkiomenville man alleges General Motors violated federal and state laws when it sold him an automobile he alleges was prone to a number of mechanical problems and defects.

Bike crash victim says State Farm Insurance is unfairly denying payment of underinsured motorist benefits

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 21, 2017, 10:13am

PHILADELPHIA – The alleged victim of a bicycle-automobile crash argues State Farm Insurance is responsible for paying out underinsured motorist benefits it has denied the plaintiff, in response to an accident that took place in Philadelphia just over one year ago.

Kia allegedly marketed defective vehicle, Broad Top couple alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 21, 2017, 10:12am

PHILADELPHIA – A Broad Top couple claim Kia disregarded a number of statutes when they purchased a vehicle they say contained several defects which prevented it from operating as presented and advertised.

Phoney Lawsuits: House subcommittee holds hearing on TCPA 'lawsuit abuse'

John O'Brien Jun. 21, 2017, 9:16am

WASHINGTON - As courts are asked to provide guidance on the future of a federal telemarketing law that was written before the cell phone era, a House subcommittee is hearing suggestions on how to modernize it.