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Quality control manager says Eisai health research firm fired him for reporting misconduct

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing Eisai Inc., a New Jersey health care research corporation, citing alleged breach of contract, retaliation and wrongful termination for reporting wrongdoing.

Plymouth Meeting eye-care company says Alabama firm infringed patented product

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — An eye-care products maker is suing Lunovus LLC, based in Alabama, and various individuals with the company alleging patent infringement.

Employee alleges negligence by Amtrak in accident caused by rail-line vehicle

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corporation, commonly known as Amtrak, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries, liability and negligence for a workplace accident.

Center Valley doctor says Maryland company sent unsolicited faxes

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:35am

PHILADELPHIA — A doctor has filed a class action lawsuit against National Imaging Associates Inc., a Maryland corporation, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes for their sending of unwanted faxes.

Unlimited Technology sues former employee for allegedly taking trade secrets

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:35am

PHILADELPHIA — A security and technology services firm is suing Richard Leighton, DTS Security Inc. and Secure Vizual LLC, citing breach of contract for allegedly taking and using trade secrets.

IFS Industries says Minnesota company wrongfully claims patent

Louie Torres May 11, 2017, 9:35am

PHILADELPHIA — A Reading corporation is suing H.B. Fuller Company, of Minnesota, citing alleged patent infringement regarding an adhesive product it says it developed.

Controversial Philly wage equity bill caught up in court battle

John Revak May 11, 2017, 9:32am

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia city ordinance designed to rectify pay gaps between men and women won’t take effect as planned this month.

Kampf pushes for bill targeting 'fraud' in asbestos system

John O'Brien May 10, 2017, 1:44pm

HARRISBURG – Hoping to drum up support for a bill that seeks to reform the way asbestos lawsuits proceed, Rep. Warren Kampf spoke May 9 to a crowd of fellow lawmakers about what he feels is an ongoing fraud in the legal system.

Insurer ordered to pay up in contamination case

Kacie Whaley May 10, 2017, 11:34am

&&&HARRISBURG — The cost of contamination damages caused by chemical company Johnson Matthey Inc. will still be paid by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Insurance Company now that the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has denied the latter the chance to escape responsibility.

Lansdale-area pharmacy says similarly named drugstore infringed trademark

Louie Torres May 10, 2017, 11:32am

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmacy is suing Shree Navdurga LLC d/b/a Ramsrx Pharmacy and Ramesh Kommineni, citing alleged unfair competition for adopting a similar trade name and failing to change it.

Mother sues real estate firm, agents claiming kids damaged from exposure to lead paint

Louie Torres May 10, 2017, 11:32am

PHILADELPHIA — A mother of two minor children is suing Nina J. Goldberg Delia, Bryan Reese and Allegiance Real Estate, alleging violation of federal law for leasing them a home that exposed the minors to lead paint.

Federal judge says ex-managing director alleged plausible defamation claim against former employers

Nicholas Malfitano May 8, 2017, 12:38pm

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss from a series of corporate defendants defending themselves from a count of defamation from its former managing director.

Apple says it's not at fault for iPhone that allegedly exploded in owner's pocket

Nicholas Malfitano May 8, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for Apple have categorically denied any liability in a product liability lawsuit filed by a minor plaintiff whose iPhone 5 allegedly exploded in his pocket.

Ruling: Court employees not protected by Whistleblower Law

Tabitha Fleming May 8, 2017, 9:13am

HARRISBURG - Earlier this year, the state Commonwealth Court ruled that a former juvenile probation officer wasn’t protected by whistleblower laws.

Superior Court gives new life to decade-old lawsuit

Shanice Harris May 5, 2017, 11:34am

PITTSBURGH — The state Superior Court has reversed a Westmoreland County decision that had granted summary judgment to a maker of "belleville washers" in a long-running lawsuit over trade secrets.

District Court did not err in summary judgment ruling for Philly police officers, Third Circuit says

Nicholas Malfitano May 5, 2017, 11:05am

PHILADELPHIA – A lower court did not err when it approved a declaration of summary judgment to a pair of Philadelphia police officers, in a case initiated by a man who said they lacked probable cause to arrest him, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said.

Woman sues The Hartford for denying her long-term disability benefits

Louie Torres May 5, 2017, 11:04am

PHILADELPHIA — An Allentown woman is suing The Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying her benefits claim.

Woman says she worked over 40 weekly hours for Polk Foundation with no overtime pay

Louie Torres May 5, 2017, 11:04am

SCRANTON — An hourly employee has filed a class action lawsuit against the Charles P. and Margaret E. Polk Foundation, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Retired railroad worker loses appeal alleging negligence by Norfolk Southern, Consolidated Rail

Tabitha Fleming May 5, 2017, 11:04am

PHILADELPHIA — A lifelong railroad worker won’t be able to hold his employer liable for what he claimed were unsafe working conditions that led to long-term injuries.

Superior Court holds foreclosure case open until deadline issue is resolved

Mike Helenthal May 5, 2017, 11:01am

PHILADELPHIA — A lower court will be asked to decide whether an appeal filed in a mortgage foreclosure case was filed within a court-ordered deadline, according to a Pennsylvania Superior Court decision handed down April 24.