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Attorney: Wawa will probably defeat DaWA in trademark lawsuit

Shanice Harris Mar. 1, 2017, 8:42am

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Popular East Coast convenience store operation Wawa Inc. and parent company Wild Goose Holding Co. Inc. have filed a complaint against Dawa Food Inc., stating that the defendant is committing trademark infringement and other counts.

Lawsuit filed over trash truck explosion, third-degree burns

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 1, 2017, 8:50am

PHILADELPHIA – A man who suffered third-degree burns from a trash truck’s natural gas system is suing companies he believes are liable for causing the explosion that catastrophically injured him.

California plaintiff accuses medical device companies of making defective vena cava filter

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 1, 2017, 8:51am

PHILADELPHIA – A California plaintiff is claiming medical device companies manufactured a defective model of vena cava filter, a device used to prevent pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lungs).

Man says he suffered psychosis as a result of pesticide-induced poisoning

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 1, 2017, 8:51am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man who believes he was poisoned by methyl bromide pesticides two years ago has sued the companies he believes are responsible for his medical condition.

Plaintiff believes decedent's niece and attorney abused civil process in will matter

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 1, 2017, 8:52am

PHILADELPHIA – An estate administrator and attorney believes a decedent’s niece and a rival attorney committed negligence, fraud and abused civil process during the matter of processing the instant case decedent’s purported will.

Student loan provider Navient intends to defend against suits brought by US, Illinois, Washington

Dawn Geske Mar. 1, 2017, 6:27pm

The country's largest student loan provider and two of its subsidiaries are embroiled in litigation with federal regulators and the attorneys general of Illinois Washington state over alleged failures in how it services its student loan borrowers.

Life Insurance Company of North America accused of wrongly denying benefits

Louie Torres Mar. 2, 2017, 8:52am

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Life Insurance Company of North America, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman wants pub and law firm to pay remaining balance of settlement funds

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 2, 2017, 8:53am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff believes the pub and law firm she settled with before a prospective lawsuit was undertaken have not paid her the full balance of previously-agreed-upon settlement funds.

Senior's alleged fall leads to wrongful death lawsuit against health care center

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 2, 2017, 8:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman believes a senior healthcare and rehabilitation center did not implement a plan of care sufficient enough to prevent her deceased father from suffering fatal fall-related injuries.

City of Philadelphia says disability law firm has not paid over $300K in delinquent taxes

Nicholas Malfitano Mar. 2, 2017, 8:57am

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia has initiated litigation against a law firm and two of its members, claiming it failed to timely pay delinquent taxes in excess of $300,000 over a period spanning from 2007 to 2015.

Superior Court rejects appeal, says it was filed a day late

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 2, 2017, 9:21am

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that it couldn't accept an appeal in a case centering on whether a contract was valid, because the appeal was filed one day after the deadline.

Incomplete record, trial judge's retirement costs homeowner victory over allegedly defective windows

Carrie Salls Mar. 2, 2017, 9:31am

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has vacated a judgment awarded in favor of a homeowner whose house was damaged as a result of allegedly faulty windows because a lower court was ultimately unable to explain its ruling and the lower court judge had retired after hearing the case.

Franklin Collection Service accused of sending threatening letter

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:36am

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing Franklin Collection Service Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Debt collector illegally charged $5 fee to pay online, lawsuit says

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:38am

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Sterling Credit Corporation, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Akers National Roll Company Health & Welfare Benefits Plan accused of violating contract

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:38am

PITTSBURGH — Labor representatives have filed a class action lawsuit against Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, Akers National Roll Company and Akers National Roll Company Health & Welfare Benefits Plan, citing alleged breach of contract.

Doctor accused of failing to diagnose ear tumor

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:39am

PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Yael Raz M.D./ D.O., a physician, alleging negligence in medical care.

Labor funds say T&G Construction didn't make contributions

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA — Labor funds have filed a class action lawsuit against T&G Construction Inc. d/b/a T&G Construction, citing alleged breach of contract.

Precast Restorations Inc. faces accusation of not paying contributions

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA — Labor funds are suing Precast Restorations Inc. a/k/a Precast Restoration Services LLC a/k/a Precast Restoration Service a/k/a Precast Restoration Services a/k/a Prsus Inc., an employer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Permafloor accused of violating agreement by failing to pay contributions

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:42am

PHILADELPHIA — Labor funds are suing Permafloor LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

USA Gypsum says defendants didn't deliver complete recycling system

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:43am

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Florida-based defendants Proterra Solutions LLC, Stanley Gibson, Deborah Gibson and Mark Lafon, alleging breach of contract, breach of warranty and fraud.