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Woman who suffered knee injury in St. Patrick's Day parade bar fight sues Kildare's in Scranton

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 15, 2017, 10:33am

SCRANTON – A woman allegedly injured in a St. Patrick’s Day parade melee inside Kildare’s Scranton last year has initiated legal action against the establishment, claiming it did not have proper security in place and overserved intoxicated patrons.

Brenco Oil Inc. accuses Troy attorneys of professional negligence

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:18am

SCRANTON – An Arizona corporation alleges attorneys at a Troy law firm did not have the experience or ability to represent it in legal matters relating to subsurface oil, gas and mineral rights.

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. dispatcher alleges he was retaliated against over safety concerns

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:18am

ERIE – A Carlisle man alleges that he was suspended from his job after voicing concerns regarding a software program.

Rice Energy accused of improperly classifying certain employees as independent contractors

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:18am

PITTSBURGH – A man employed as a drilling fluid engineer for an oil and natural gas company alleges that he was not paid for overtime work.

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. welder alleges unsafe work environment caused injuries

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:18am

SCRANTON – An Ohio man alleges he was injured when welding for his employer when a slag pan exploded.

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. alleged to have failed to pay overtime wages

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:18am

SCRANTON – Former employees of Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages.

Action Unlimited Resources Inc. employee alleges he is not violating agreement with former employer

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:17am

PHILADELPHIA – A Newcastle man and his employer allege his former employer is interfering with business relationships.

Pic Bros. Auto Sales employee alleges she is owed more than $2,000 for unpaid overtime

Louie Torres Aug. 15, 2017, 10:17am

SCRANTON – A woman alleges her Muncy employer failed to pay her overtime wages.

Old Forge Manor Personal Care Center files objection to lawsuit filed by resident

David Hutton Aug. 15, 2017, 10:17am

SCRANTON – A resident of Old Forge Manor Personal Care Center has filed a lawsuit in Lackawanna County Common Pleas Court claiming that she injured when she was cut on the rail of a bed, and the defendant recently filed its objections.

Family of Codi Joyce alleges wrongful death in $7M lawsuit; Hosts of party object to being named as defendants

Olivia Olsen Aug. 14, 2017, 10:15am

PITTSBURGH – A civil lawsuit alleging wrongful death and seeking millions of dollars in damages has been filed in the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas by the estate of Codi Joyce, a 23-year-old male who was found unresponsive inside a Munhall home and later died at a hospital.

Diamond company moves to dismiss lawsuit by Allegheny Co. man alleging diamonds were not returned to him

Todd Barnett Aug. 14, 2017, 10:01am

PITTSBURGH – On June 24, a New York-based diamond company and its owner moved to dismiss a lawsuit launched by a resident of Allison Park alleging the company kept part of a cache of diamonds consigned for sale on his behalf.

Consumer claims ARS National Services Inc. letter violates debt collection laws

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2017, 9:37am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man alleges a California-based debt collector sent him a letter that contained untrue statements that do not accurately reflect the relevant law.

Philadelphia author says Netflix stole parts of his book for film 'Burning Sands'

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2017, 9:37am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia author claims that the Netflix film "Burning Sands" copies unique portions of his book.

Owners of Oxford Home Fashion file suit against former partners alleging unlawful mark use

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2017, 9:36am

PHILADELPHIA – The owners of a Bensalem company are in a disagreement over the use of marks and logos for products.

Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. accused of wrongfully terminating disability benefits

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2017, 9:36am

SCRANTON – A Harrisburg woman claims that her long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Woman seeks benefits from Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. she alleges were wrongfully terminated

Louie Torres Aug. 11, 2017, 9:36am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia resident alleges her insurer wrongfully terminated her disability benefits and that she is still disabled.

Rehab patient claims center negligently installed skid plates on his walker, causing injurious fall

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 11, 2017, 9:33am

SCRANTON – A rehabilitation center patient claims the center was negligent when it installed “skid plates” to the bottom of his walker, which he says caused him to fall in his room and be seriously injured.

Target settles claim of girl allegedly overprescribed anti-anxiety drug for $12K

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 11, 2017, 9:33am

SCRANTON – A Scranton family is asking for judicial approval of a settlement with Target, based on one of its store pharmacies allegedly dispensing more of its plaintiff daughter’s anti-anxiety medication than was necessary.

Credit union blames attorney and firm for losing $139K interest in property

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 11, 2017, 9:30am

SCRANTON – A local credit union believes its attorney and his firm failed to advise it of an arrangement which could have prevented it from losing over $139,000.00, in connection with a mortgage agreement which it says went into default.

Third bellwether trial for Xarelto now underway in Mississippi federal court

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 10, 2017, 2:11pm

JACKSON – The third federal bellwether case revolving around blood-thinning drug Xarelto has begun; one which sees the claims of a Mississippi woman who was prescribed the blood-thinner drug for treatment of a blood clot, then allegedly suffered internal bleeding and anemia, go to trial.