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Former driver alleges UPS guilty of age discrimination

Gene Johnson Feb. 1, 2016, 12:54pm

HARRISBURG – A former UPS driver is suing UPS' Gettysburg office, alleging he was fired because of his age. 

Ex-employee accuses Indiana U. of Pennsylvania of age discrimination

Gene Johnson Feb. 1, 2016, 1:12pm

PITTSBURGH – A former employee at a Pennsylvania university is suing the institution, alleging she was fired because of age discrimination.

After $700K verdict, SEPTA and City of Philadelphia file appeal

Vimbai Chikomo Feb. 1, 2016, 1:39pm

A 70-year old man was recently awarded $700,000 for injuries he sustained after his scooter hit a raised trolley track in South Philadelphia, though the defendants on the hook for it have appealed.

Judge affirms $44K post-trial costs against Galaxy Products & Services

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:39pm

A federal court judge has affirmed a determination regarding the taxes levied upon a plaintiff who came out on the losing end of a fraud action.

Federal court partially dismisses impropriety claims against Kia dealership, class status in question

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:40pm

PHILADELPHIA – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed one part of the claims related to a putative class action suit against a local retail automobile dealership.

Superior Court upholds finding of nonsuit in printing business' breach of contract case

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:41pm

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently voted to affirm a trial court ruling of nonsuit in a contract litigation involving the sale of a Carlisle printing business and associated commission payments.

U.S. District Court dismisses Title IX harassment, state law claims brought by former medical resident

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:42pm

PHILADELPHIA – A former medical resident who sued the hospital she worked at for discrimination, harassment and breach of contractual claims, has had those claims dismissed in federal court.

City of Philadelphia pursuing sanctions against slip-and-fall co-defendant

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:45pm

PHILADELPHIA – An attorney for the City of Philadelphia is seeking sanctions against one of its co-defendants in a premises liability lawsuit first filed nearly a decade ago.

Philadelphia counsel looking to sanction defendants for not cooperating with discovery requests

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:46pm

PHILADELPHIA – An attorney for the City of Philadelphia is seeking sanctions against two of its co-defendants in a slip-and-fall premises liability lawsuit.

Attorneys looking to withdraw from SEPTA bus-fire vehicle collision suit

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:47pm

PHILADELPHIA – A pair of plaintiffs lawyers are looking to leave a premises liability lawsuit centered on a collision between a Southeastern Public Transportation Authority (SEPTA) bus and a City of Philadelphia fire rescue vehicle.

Financial reasons spur lawyer's withdrawal from HVAC worker's injury suit

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:48pm

PHILADELPHIA – For financial reasons, defense counsel is seeking to exit a lawsuit in which an HVAC worker alleges he suffered traumatic full-body injuries.

Yahoo looking for summary judgment in text messages alert case

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 1, 2016, 3:49pm

PHILADELPHIA – Yahoo is seeking summary judgment in the case of a man who sued it for receiving tens of thousands of text message alerts.

Nurse seeks damages, alleging she was fired following her medical leave

Carrie Bradon Feb. 1, 2016, 4:24pm

PHILADELPHIA— A nurse is suing her employer following her termination, alleging that it was due to her medical leave.

Teacher alleges Northern Cambria School District guilty of retaliation

Travis Zuellig Feb. 2, 2016, 10:05am

ERIE — A teacher is suing a Pennsylvania school district, alleging retaliation for complaints about treatment of disabled students.

Judge: Louisiana wasn't part of Flonase settlement, will have suit continue

Hoang Tran Feb. 2, 2016, 10:21am

PHILADELPHIA - The State of Louisiana may not be counted as an absentee class member in a class action settlement, according to a ruling made recently by a Pennsylvania federal court.

Ex-employee blames Teals Express for injury, termination

Carrie Bradon Feb. 2, 2016, 1:20pm

PHILADELPHIA — A Georgia man is suing a Philadelphia trucking company, seeking damages following a work-related injury and termination.

Landowner accuses Chief Gatherign of breach of contract

Carrie Bradon Feb. 2, 2016, 1:44pm

SCRANTON — A Luzerne County landowner is suing a Dallas-based oil and gas company, alleging breach of contract in the laying of a gas pipeline.

Visually impaired customers seek permanent injunction against American Casino

Carrie Bradon Feb. 2, 2016, 2:13pm

PITTSBURGH — Two visually impaired women are suing a Las Vegas casino, seeking a permanent injunction that would abolish digital access barriers that allegedly prevent blind individuals from using websites.

Pittsburgh non-profit alleges contractors breached fiduciary duties

Carrie Bradon Feb. 2, 2016, 2:27pm

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh non-profit is suing two contractors, alleging denial of benefits and wage deductions.

Federal court denies transfer of uninsured coverage suit to federal court in Delaware

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 3, 2016, 8:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has denied a motion from Geico Advantage Insurance Company to transfer a contract suit filed against it here seeking uninsured motorist coverage to the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.