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Online marketing company says ActiveProspect mischaracterized its business in blog

Louie Torres Apr. 14, 2017, 8:48am

PHILADELPHIA — An online commerce company based in Ambler is suing ActiveProspect Inc., citing alleged unfair competition concerning a blog post that the company's CEO posted on its website.

Woman claims Heart II Heart retaliated for refusal to falsify information to state and federal agencies

Louie Torres Apr. 14, 2017, 8:48am

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Heart II Heart LLC, a caregiving group for people with disabilities, citing alleged retaliation, unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Sheet Metal Workers group says contractor delinquent in making union payments

Louie Torres Apr. 14, 2017, 8:47am

PHILADELPHIA — A local union has filed a class action lawsuit against Accurate Sheet Metal LLC, a contractor, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman who was followed home and beaten says Liberty Life Assurance wrongly stopped disability benefits

Louie Torres Apr. 14, 2017, 8:47am

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, citing alleged breach of contract for wrongly cutting off her disability benefits.

Mifflin County asks judge to dismiss suit by mother accused of child abuse, saying all claims unsubstantiated

Mike Helenthal Apr. 13, 2017, 10:00am

HARRISBURG — The federal complaint of a mother who is suing Mifflin County for allegedly falsely accusing her of child abuse is being challenged after the county filed a motion on March 21 to dismiss the suit.

Hotel worker says Clarion in Essington terminated employment for asking time off for surgery

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 9:59am

PHILADELPHIA — A Chester woman is suing RAMA Construction Company Inc. d/b/a Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Townhome community says neighboring development's drainage system flows onto their land

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 13, 2017, 9:58am

SCRANTON – An Old Forge townhome community has filed suit against the ownership of a neighboring residential development, claiming its stormwater system has collected water and directed it onto their property.

Illinois nurse says she suffered stroke due to negligent care at Geisinger Medical Center

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 13, 2017, 9:57am

SCRANTON – A registered nurse from Illinois has filed suit against a local hospital, claiming it provided her with negligent medical care over a two-day period in August 2015 that left her with irreversible brain injuries.

Plaintiffs say City of Scranton's stormwater drainage system damaged their property

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 13, 2017, 9:57am

SCRANTON – A pair of plaintiffs have sued the City of Scranton, for their alleged failure to inspect or repair a stormwater drainage system that they claim has damaged their property.

Couple sue BOA, Nationstar, alleging they refused to honor mortgage modification agreement

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA — An Oxford couple are suing Bank of America N.A., Nationstar Mortgage LLC and the Bank of New York Mellon, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Film production company claims 13 Pennsylvania individuals shared Mechanic: Resurrection

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA — A Nevada corporation is suing 13 unnamed individuals, citing alleged copyright infringement for sharing a file of a motion picture.

Therapy staff worker files class action against non-profit for inadequate overtime

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA — An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against Northern Children's Services, a nonprofit children's therapy center, citing alleged unpaid overtime wages.

Contractor claims City of Philadelphia wrongly held it responsible for work delays

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey contractor is suing the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Municipal Authority, citing alleged breach of contract.

Couple allege wife injured when badly packaged spa product toppled over on delivery

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 9:54am

PHILADELPHIA — A New Tripoli couple are suing YRC Worldwide Inc. and Golden Designs Inc. alleging faulty packaging of a large product caused an injury upon delivery.

'I'm happy, but you have the wrong number'

The Pennsylvania Record Apr. 12, 2017, 12:21pm

Who wants to get unsolicited phone calls? Who would take steps to maximize the likelihood of receiving them by buying multiple cell phones with separate numbers?

Phoney Lawsuits: TCPA defendant awaits application of Pa. decision to N.J. serial plaintiff

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 12, 2017, 12:07pm

TRENTON, N.J. – In a federal court in New Jersey, a company targeted by a Polish immigrant who has filed more than 30 lawsuits is trying to avoid contributing to his apparently growing bank account, as the case draws to a close.

Overtime compensation class action not headed to arbitration, Third Circuit says

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 12, 2017, 10:14am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court stated that a reputed class action filed against the operating companies of a senior care facility are not subject to arbitration, affirming the decision of the lower federal court.

Man's lawsuit alleging maiming by meat mixer removed to federal court

Nicholas Malfitano Apr. 12, 2017, 10:14am

PHILADELPHIA – The manufacturers of a commercial meat mixer that a Philadelphia man says maimed him on the job last year want a lawsuit filed against them removed to federal court.

Property sellers lose appeal related to deed restrictions lawsuit

Carrie Salls Apr. 12, 2017, 10:11am

HARRISBURG — Two plaintiffs' failure to file a timely objection in connection with their deed restrictions violation lawsuit has cost them a new trial.

Homeowner loses appeal over leaky water cooler

Zachary Lewis Apr. 12, 2017, 10:08am

HARRISBURG — A homeowner has lost an appeal against a water cooler manufacturer for floor damage caused by an alleged faulty unit.