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Consumer claims Central Credit Services unlawfully contacted mother about alleged debt

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 9:34am

SCRANTON – A Forty Fort man alleges that a debt collector unlawfully disclosed an alleged debt to a third party.

Man's million-dollar tooth infection claim against University of Pennsylvania Hospital dismissed

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:42am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff’s million-dollar negligence and vicarious liability lawsuit against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for supposed failure to treat a tooth infection was recently drilled out of state court for failure to properly allege a cause of action, according to a judge.

Plaintiff claims her views on gender discrimination resulted in her company firing her in 2015

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A former employee of a business-to-business marketing firm claims she was unlawfully terminated and retaliated against in violation of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA), and now seeks to recover lost wages and other damages.

One Liberty Place law firm says noise on observation deck violates its lease terms and sues

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A law firm based on the 56th Floor of One Liberty Place has filed suit against the property owners, operators and builders of the observation deck located both atop the skyscraper and one floor above its office, claiming the noise produced by the tourist attraction violates the terms of its lease.

University sued by woman who says soccer ball caused her to trip

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 1, 2017, 9:44am

SCRANTON – A woman is suing Clark Summit University, alleging an errant soccer ball caused her injuries.

Contractor alleges it was damaged after company abandoned work on Chestnut Street Tower project

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – An Arizona corporation claims it suffered millions in damages after a California corporation abandoned its work on a Philadelphia construction project.

Watercontrol Services Inc. alleged to owe more than $130,000 for employee contributions

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 10:10am

PHILADELPHIA – A Huntington Valley employer is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to labor union funds.

Life Can Be A Trip LLC claims Cuba Travel Adventures breached contract

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 10:10am

ERIE – An Erie travel organizer alleges that a Cuba trip it booked for travelers did not provide all the amenities it promised.

Washington County Family Entertainment alleges it is still owed more than $62,000 for Rick Ross concert cancellation

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 10:11am

ERIE – The master tenant of the Wild Things Park in Washington alleges it was not refunded in full after the cancellation of a Rick Ross concert.

Woman with brain injury caused by baseball alleges LINA wrongfully terminated benefits

Louie Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 10:11am

ERIE – A Philadelphia woman alleges that her long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Plaintiffs allege Geisinger Community Medical Center and doctor failed to diagnose hip condition

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:12am

SCRANTON – A Gouldsboro couple claims Geisinger Community Medical Center and one of its doctors were negligent in failing to properly perform a hip surgery, which led to medical complications for one of the plaintiffs afterwards and a subsequent second surgery.

Man sues Scranton Diocese after allegedly falling on Sacred Heart steps

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13am

SCRANTON – A Forest City plaintiff alleges the Diocese of Scranton was directly negligent for conditions on the property of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Forest City, where the plaintiff suffered injuries in an accident.

Amtrak building manager says company violated FELA through two injuries he suffered since 2014

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak building manager claims the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) on two occasions in the past three years, when he suffered two injuries in the course of his employment and/or tenure with the company.

Deficient oxygen sensor and faulty doors make new Toyota vehicle faulty, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 2, 2017, 10:14am

PHILADELPHIA – A Huntingdon Valley woman claims Toyota sold her a vehicle with a deficient oxygen sensor and faulty doors, breaking federal and state commerce laws in the process.

Health care facility files objections to lawsuit over choking-related death of 81-year-old woman

Karen Kidd Aug. 2, 2017, 11:18am

LANCASTER – Attorneys for a Neffsville long-term care facility and its corporate owner say agents described as acting on its behalf in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in the 2016 death of an 81-year-old resident have not been properly identified, according to objections filed in the case.

'Wacko': Insurance law project puts spotlight on American Law Institute's direction

W.J. Kennedy Aug. 2, 2017, 1:00pm

PHILADELPHIA - The American Law Institute (ALI) is as powerful as any society with a membership of 3,000 of the nation’s leading lawyers could be. And since its founding in 1923, the Philadelphia-based group of judges and academic and practicing lawyers has been as obscure as a group with so much power would want to be.

Judge: Fired vet wrong to include 'convicted felon' language in lawsuit

Chandra Lye Aug. 3, 2017, 9:02am

ERIE – A U.S. district court judge has permitted parts of a complaint against a Pennsylvania veterinarian to be struck, saying they did not relate to the case.

1st Priority Elevator Co. alleged to owe more than $30,000 in contributions

Louie Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 9:31am

PHILADELPHIA – A South Holland, Illinois, employer is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to labor union funds.

Man claims Coca Cola Refreshments USA did not inform him of FMLA rights

Louie Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 9:31am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges he was wrongfully terminated because of his need for medical leave.

Former Lehigh University employee alleges The Hartford wrongfully terminated disability benefits

Louie Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 9:32am

PHILADELPHIA – A former Lehigh University employee alleges her disability benefits were unlawfully terminated.