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Doctor won't receive new trial after damages award reduced by $52K

Shanice Harris Mar. 27, 2017, 11:35am

HARRISBURG — A doctor has lost his appeal seeking a new trial on damages after a Lehigh County court reduced a jury verdict in his favor by more than $50,000.

Hellertown woman claims Cheapcaribbean.com fired her for requesting leave

Louie Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA — A Hellertown woman is suing Cheapcaribbean.com Inc., a vacation booking website, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

Restaurant hit with class action lawsuit by employees

Louie Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA — Employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Henderson Kitchen, Chao Hsiung Kuo and Yeng-Lung Kuo, restaurant operators, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages and violation of minimum wage law.

Judge issues arrest warrants on attorney, funder pursuing $66M Liberian judgment

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 26, 2017, 11:10am

PHILADELPHIA – The latest development in a lawsuit surrounding the pursuit of a multimillion-dollar Liberian judgment has resulted in a federal judge issuing bench warrants for the arrests of a British Virgin Islands-based attorney and a prominent Irish real estate developer funding it.

Delivery drivers file class-action against TL Transportation alleging unpaid wages

Louie Torres Mar. 24, 2017, 8:51am

PHILADELPHIA — Two delivery drivers have filed a class action lawsuit against TL Transportation LLC, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Medical coding company charged with sending unsolicited fax advertisements

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 11:16am

PHILADELPHIA — A doctor has filed a class action lawsuit against Optum360 LLC, a Minnesota company, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Food-service employees file class action suit against Starwood Hotels

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 11:15am

SCRANTON — Five employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of workers compensation acts.

Homeowner not liable for broken kneecap suffered by woman in trip over water pipe

Shanice Harris Mar. 23, 2017, 10:19am

HARRISBURG — A woman has lost her lawsuit against a homeowner she sued after she tripped over a water pipe.

Superior Court denies appeal of plaintiffs who say clerical error listed wrong driver in accident

Shanice Harris Mar. 23, 2017, 10:04am

HARRISBURG — The Superior Court has affirmed a trial court decision to deny a couple's motion to amend a complaint, dismissing their automobile accident lawsuit.

Osaka restaurant in Lansdale allegedly failed to pay adequate wages, keep accurate records

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is bringing a lawsuit against the Osaka restaurant in Lansdale and its operators, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of minimum wage law.

Employee of security company alleges unpaid overtime in class action suit

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA — A security supervisor has filed a class-action lawsuit against Allied Universal; Universal Protection Service LLC; and others, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of minimum wage and workers comp laws.

Philly woman claims Scott & Associates, Midland Funding misrepresented debt

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia woman is suing Scott & Associates PC and Midland Funding LLC, collection agencies based in Texas and California, respectively, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Warrington man alleges failure to repay business loans

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 9:42am

PHILADELPHIA — A Warrington man is suing Neel Bose, a New Jersey business owner, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to repay a loan.

Painters' union sues New Jersey business for failure to remit monthly funds

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 9:41am

PHILADELPHIA — A labor union is suing 3-R Painting Company LLC a/k/a 3-R Painting and Contracting Co. Inc., a New Jersey business, citing alleged breach of contract.

Commonwealth Court reverses decision on reimbursement of attorneys fees related to Freeh Report

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 22, 2017, 10:11am

HARRISBURG — The Commonwealth Court has reversed the Court of Common Pleas of Centre County's order to deny reimbursement of attorneys fees and costs to a group of Penn State University trustees related to their efforts to access documents used in the Freeh Report.

Doctoral resident trying to avoid forced return to Egypt, files suit against federal officials

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 22, 2017, 9:40am

HARRISBURG – A doctor enrolled as an internal medicine resident at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville is seeking a federal judge to waive a two-year foreign residency requirement of his exchange visitor program, and prevent his forced return to his native Egypt.

Estate administrators believe Coatesville facility was negligent in its care of deceased Alzheimer's patient

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 22, 2017, 9:38am

LANCASTER – The estate administrators of a deceased Pennsylvania man believe the elder care facility he was staying in prior to his death treated him with a lack of care during his stay, leading him to fall several times and sustain a neck fracture.

New York resident brings suit against LINA alleging wrongful termination of benefits

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 9:11am

PHILADELPHIA — A New York man is suing Life Insurance Company of North America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his disability claim.

Dozens of workers at healthcare marketer, magazine allege unpaid wages

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 9:10am

PHILADELPHIA — More than 30 employees are suing Ann E. Kielinski, Walter M. Kielinski and their group of businesses related to healthcare marketing, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Carpenters group seeks unpaid union contributions from contractor

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 9:09am

PHILADELPHIA — A labor group is suing Ground Penetration & Restoration Inc. and Joseph Diasio, owner of the company, citing alleged breach of contract for failure to contribute to union funds.