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Former Philly solicitor to grow Chamberlain Hrdlicka's office

Carrie Salls Aug. 1, 2016, 3:09pm

PHILADELPHIA – Complex litigation and business attorney Ken Trujillo has moved to Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry from Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis. 

Man alleges use of Roundup caused injuries

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2016, 7:21pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Cheswick man alleges exposure to an herbicide caused injuries.

Trustees of NEI funds allege California employer owes unpaid contributions

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2016, 7:27pm

PHILADELPHIA – Trust funds for a labor group allege that a Chino, California company and its president/owner have failed to pay contributions on behalf of their employees.

Suit filed against Philadelphia, USPS after man claims sidewalk caused him to fall

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2016, 7:37pm

PHILADELPHIA – A man alleges a poorly maintained sidewalk caused him to trip and suffer injuries.

Aetna Life Insurance accused of wrongful termination of benefits

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2016, 7:46pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Downington woman alleges her long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Musical artist Red McFly accused of using photograph without permission

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2016, 7:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A UK photographer alleges that a Whitehall musical artist used his copyrighted works to promote his album without authorization.

Facing lawsuit over fall, Home Depot says it doesn't make ladders

Deana Carpenter Aug. 2, 2016, 8:01am

PHILADELPHIA — After allegedly falling from a ladder he purchased at a Home Depot store, Jeffrey Nein has filed a lawsuit against a range of defendants.

Appeals court overturn Philly jury's $27M award over knee injury

John Severance Aug. 2, 2016, 8:25am

PHILADELPHIA — James Beck, attorney at Reed Smith, has a theory as to why Philadelphia juries have a tendency to dole out eight- and nine-figure awards in personal injury cases.

Third Circuit consistent with other courts in pro-employer ruling, attorney says

Karen Kidd Aug. 2, 2016, 8:35am

PITTSBURGH — A recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision regarding employment references is in line with previous rulings, an employment law attorney says.

Gas station scaffold fall case not being sent to Chester County court

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2016, 12:59pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge recently denied a defense attorney’s attempt to send a gas station scaffold fall case to the Chester County Court of Common Pleas.

AG Kane files lawsuit against home community owner in Allegheny County court

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2016, 1:00pm

HARRISBURG – The Office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Wednesday it filed a civil lawsuit versus the owner of an Allegheny County-manufactured home community, and accused him of engaging in “unlawful and deceptive business practices.”

UPenn trustees file suit against California-based biotech company over royalty payment dispute

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2016, 1:01pm

WILMINGTON – The University of Pennsylvania has initiated a federal lawsuit with a California-based biotechnology company, over breach of contract claims tied to a licensing agreement and unpaid royalties.

Kitchen and Bath Concepts of Pittsburgh alleges homebuilder used photos without permission

The Penn Record Aug. 2, 2016, 3:28pm

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh kitchen and bath design company alleges a Bridgeville homebuilder used photos of its designs without authorization.

Multi-Temp Mechanical Inc. accused of not paying contributions

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2016, 3:35pm

PHILADELPHIA – Several union funds have filed a suit against an employer and its president alleging that contributions were not paid per a bargaining agreement between the parties.

Individual alleged to owe on debt

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2016, 6:08pm

PITTSBURGH – The federal government alleges that an individual has not paid a debt.

Consumers file suit against reporting agencies alleging inaccurate reports caused damages

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2016, 6:17pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Florida couple alleges that credit reporting agencies have reported inaccurate information on their reports.

North Philadelphia Health System seeks declaratory judgment regarding property sale

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2016, 6:30pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia nonprofit is seeking judgment from the court against two New York individuals over the sale of a property.

Car crash case objections hearing continued until September

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 3, 2016, 1:32pm

PHILADELPHIA – Three motions for preliminary objection motions in a car accident lawsuit will be decided in a rescheduled hearing set for September in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Carnegie man accused of not paying loan

Louie Torres Aug. 3, 2016, 4:46pm

PITTSBURGH – The federal government has filed suit against a Carnegie man seeking payment for an allegedly unpaid loan.

Keystone Clearwater Solutions accused of not paying overtime

Louie Torres Aug. 3, 2016, 5:01pm

PITTSBURGH – A Petrolia man alleges a Seven Fields company did not properly pay him for all hours worked.