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PECO withdraws motion against Philadelphia property owner

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2016, 8:53am

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for PECO Energy Company has withdrawn a motion for writ of seizure to repossess its electrical meters and moved to end a case filed against a Philadelphia property owner.

Hearing on cancelled arbitration sessions in crash case continued to late May

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2016, 8:54am

PHILADELPHIA – A hearing connected to cancelled arbitration sessions in a motorcycle crash case has been moved back until late May, according to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Exiting counsel wants to provide case documents to new counsel in breach of contract case

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2016, 8:58am

PHILADELPHIA – Legal representation for the defendant in a breach of contract dispute between two newspaper companies has petitioned to exit the litigation, and seeks its former client’s new counsel to be identified, so it can provide them with necessary case documents.

GSK wins dismissal in first Paxil trial; Judge finds lack of evidence

Nicholas Malfitano May 2, 2016, 9:08am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has dismissed the first Paxil lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline to go to trial in Philadelphia after determining the plaintiffs' evidence would lead to a guessing game by the jury.

Pa. employees protected from discrimination after medical marijuana legalized

Russell Boniface May 2, 2016, 3:02pm

HARRISBURG - On April 18, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed SB 3, making Pennsylvania the 24th state in the country to legalize medical marijuana.

Woman sues company, employee over claim of sexual harassment

Gene Johnson May 2, 2016, 5:39pm

Story CopyPITTSBURGH – A woman is suing her former employer and an employee at the plant that allegedly hurled continual sexual innuendos at her, which forced her to eventually quit.

Trucker sues grocery company in slip-and-fall case

Gene Johnson May 2, 2016, 5:44pm

HARRISBURG – A trucker is suing a wholesale grocery company in York, claiming he suffered injuries during a slip and fall at their offices due to an alleged wet steel staircase.

Woman sues former employer over claim of FMLA violations

Gene Johnson May 2, 2016, 5:57pm

PITTSBURGH – A former nurse manager is suing her former employer over a claim that she was forced to prematurely take medical leave away from her job, which allegedly eventually led to her termination.

Insurance company sued over website access

Gene Johnson May 2, 2016, 6:02pm

PITTSBURGH – An insurer is being sued over a claim that its website has barriers that limit the ability of the blind and visually impaired to peruse it.

Warehouse company sued for $1 million over a claim of negligence in delivery

Gene Johnson May 2, 2016, 6:08pm

PHILADELPHIA – A warehouse and distribution company has been sued for $1 million over a claim of gross negligence in the delivery of several rolls of paper.

Professor sues school administration for alleged sex discrimination

The Penn Record May 2, 2016, 6:14pm

PITTSBURGH — A professor is suing Robert Morris University, a school administration, citing alleged hostile work environment, retaliation, and sexual discrimination.

Company sued over claim of not contributing to retirement fund

Gene Johnson May 2, 2016, 6:17pm

HARRISBURG – A company in Montoursville is being sued over a claim that it did not contribute to its employees’ union retirement and health trust fund.

Woman sues former employer for alleged failure to accommodate

The Penn Record May 2, 2016, 6:25pm

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing a former employer, claiming disability discrimination, retaliation and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Roller coaster rider sues amusement park

The Penn Record May 2, 2016, 6:32pm

PHILADELPHIA — An amusement park patron is suing over allegations that he was injured aboard a roller coaster.

Former Madison Township secretary sues over termination

The Penn Record May 2, 2016, 6:37pm

SCRANTON — A former Madison Township office employee is suing the township and a supervisor, citing alleged hostile work environment and wrongful discharge.

Butler County Airport Authority sues adjacent owners

The Penn Record May 3, 2016, 7:10pm

PITTSBURGH — A municipal airport authority is suing owners of property adjacent to the airport, citing alleged violation of state and federal law.

School supervisor claims discrimination by district

The Penn Record May 3, 2016, 7:16pm

PHILADELPHIA — A school supervisor is suing a school district citing, alleging age discrimination and disability discrimination.

Man files class-action suit alleging failure to pay proper overtime

The Penn Record May 3, 2016, 7:23pm

HARRISBURG — An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit that claims he was not paid proper overtime wages.

Two women say Johnstown Dairy Queen violated wage law

The Penn Record May 3, 2016, 7:30pm

PITTSBURGH — Two women have filed a class-action suit against a restaurant in an overtime-pay claim, citing alleged unjust enrichment, unpaid wages, and violation of workers compensation acts.

Beach Lake resident accuses book publisher of copyright infringement

The Penn Record May 3, 2016, 7:35pm

PHILADELPHIA — A professional photographer is suing a children's book publisher, citing alleged copyright infringement.