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Shareholder says Universal Health misrepresented its stock value

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 1:03pm

PHILADELPHIA — A stockholder is suing a group of nine Universal Health Services Inc. officers, alleging they misrepresented stock prices for their company.

PPL, Talen Energy retirement plans allegedly wrongfully denied man's pension

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 1:00pm

PHILADELPHIA — A Zionsville man is suing The PPL Retirement Plan and Talen Energy Retirement Plan, both of Allentown, alleging breach of contract.

Norristown man says Merrick Bank used auto-dialer regarding alleged debt

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 12:59pm

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing Merrick Bank Corp., a Utah corporation, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Takeda accused of negligence for negative side effects of Actos diabetes drug

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 12:58pm

PITTSBURGH — A Butler County man is suing Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Takeda Global Research & Development Center and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, alleging negligence and product liability.

Pittsburgh police prevail, will not be required to live within city limits

David Hutton Jun. 9, 2017, 11:54am

PITTSBURGH — The state Supreme Court on May 22 ruled that police officers in Pittsburgh must only live within 25 air miles of downtown instead of within city limits, upholding a 2014 decision by an arbitrator.

Superior Court upholds dismissal of medical malpractice suit against Mount Nittany

John Sammon Jun. 9, 2017, 11:41am

HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court has affirmed the dismissal of a medical malpractice lawsuit from a woman who, after undergoing a cesarean section and successful deliverance of a baby in March 2013, alleged that the hospital botched a treatment to stop internal bleeding.

Supreme Court dismisses suit against Gaming Control Board claiming rules barred attorney from new job

Kacie Whaley Jun. 9, 2017, 11:37am

HARRISBURG — The state Supreme Court has struck down a petition filed by an attorney claiming the state Gaming Control Board was restricting her from taking another job.

Man claims Norfolk Southern responsible for injury caused by falling hatch

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:30am

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Norfolk Southern Corporation, an railway company, alleging liability and negligence for a workplace injury he suffered three years ago.

Aveda Transportation, Hodges Trucking allegedly damaged generator in transport

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:30am

PITTSBURGH — An insurance company is suing Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc., 77 Energy Inc. and Hodges Trucking Company, claiming they damaged equipment they were transporting.

Suit alleges man was injured when LDS Church-owned car struck their vehicle

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:30am

SCRANTON — A Wellsboro couple are suing Jaide Beutler and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, alleging negligence for a car accident that left the husband injured.

Carpenter Technology says former employee took trade info before leaving to work for competitor

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:29am

PHILADELPHIA — A Bridgeville company is suing Oerlikon Metco (US) Inc. and James H. Ryan, alleging breach of contract for misuse of trade information.

Man says Tyburn Railroad responsible for injuries from operating defective vehicle

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:28am

PHILADELPHIA — A railyard worker is suing Tyburn Railroad LLC, alleging liability and negligence for a workplace accident involving a vehicle.

Richfield Group says Fresh Enterprises failed to pay rent

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2017, 11:28am

PHILADELPHIA — An Exton-based corporation is suing Fresh Enterprises LLC, an Arizona company, citing alleged breach of contract for failure to pay rent.

Doan Solutions allegedly made unwanted calls pitching student loan relief

Louie Torres Jun. 8, 2017, 12:58pm

PHILADELPHIA — A King of Prussia man is suing Doan Solutions and Thai Doan, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Couple claim Stryker hip implant husband received in 2007 failed

Louie Torres Jun. 8, 2017, 12:58pm

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh couple are suing Howmedica Osteonics Corporation d/b/a Stryker Orthopaedics, alleging the husband's hip implant had a design defect and failed.

CNX Gas says Noble Energy refuses to pay rig charges

Louie Torres Jun. 8, 2017, 12:57pm

PITTSBURGH — A Western Pennsylvania oil company is suing Noble Energy Inc., based in Houston and holding an office in Canonsburg, alleging breach of contract.

Man says Credit Control and JH Portfolios ignored notification to contact attorney

Louie Torres Jun. 8, 2017, 12:56pm

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer is suing Credit Control LLC and JH Portfolio Debt Equities LLC, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.

House Judiciary Committee puts off vote on asbestos transparency legislation

W.J. Kennedy Jun. 8, 2017, 11:50am

HARRISBURG - The state House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed over a scheduled vote on legislation that would require plaintiffs’ attorneys to reveal to a court any claims they intend to make to an asbestos bankruptcy trust involving the same case.

Dragonetti slayer rebuked

The Pennsylvania Record Jun. 7, 2017, 12:04pm

There are lots of attorneys in Pennsylvania who would like to slay the Dragonetti Act, and Thomas Schneider is one of them. He almost did it, too.

Man injured by subway train's doors sues SEPTA for negligence

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 7, 2017, 12:00pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man says the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is liable for injuries he suffered when a set of subway train doors closed on him last year.