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Former poultry exec claims Hain Pure Protein denied him year's pay, benefits after firing without cause

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 11:58am

SCRANTON — A former executive is suing Hain Pure Protein Corporation for alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages, violation of workers compensation acts and wrongful termination.

Land owner alleges energy companies failed to pay full royalties

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 11:58am

SCRANTON — A Pennsylvania property owner has filed a class action lawsuit against several energy companies, citing alleged breach of contract for not receiving full royalties for the use of his land.

Souderton-based bank claims prison-equipment supplier failed to pay over $2 million

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 11:57am

PHILADELPHIA — A bank is suing CML RW Security LLC, a Colorado company, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to repay a loan.

Univest Capital alleges Seattle corporation and its owner defaulted on loans

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:57pm

A Bensalem financial company is suing Frankenfeld Home Visits MHT LLC, Eric Frankenfeld and Ascentium Capital LLC, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to repay loans.

Pennsylvania software company alleges ZeoBIT, others facilitated copyright infringement

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:55pm

A Southampton software company is suing ZeoBIT LLC, Kromtech Alliance Corp., Kromtech of USA LLC and CloudMcCloud Corp., citing alleged copyright infringement.

Iron workers' union alleges Penn-Ohio failed to make required contributions

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:47pm

An iron workers' labor group is suing Penn-Ohio Ironworks LLC, a contractor located in Farrell, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to contribute to union funds.

Philly Teamsters sue New Jersey moving company for failure to pay into union funds

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:44pm

A local Teamsters group is suing Graebel/Eastern Movers Inc., a Moorestown, N.J., business, citing alleged breach of contract.

Erie company claims Helen's House of Wisconsin failed to pay monthly residual fees

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 1:42pm

An Erie corporation is suing Helen's House LLC and Greg Calmes, Ryan Calmes, Tony Hawley and Jeremy Verkiulen, the four owners of the Wisconsin business, citing alleged breach of contract.

Sen. Farnese reintroduces bill fighting free speech-limiting lawsuits

Nicholas Gueguen Apr. 7, 2017, 1:32pm

Pennsylvania Sen. Lawrence Farnese, a Democrat who represents the state's First District, hopes the second introduction of Senate Bill 95 bodes better than the bill's first introduction.

Superior Court: Jury must decide questions in 2006 slip-and-fall incident

Karen Kidd Apr. 7, 2017, 1:10pm

A jury needs to decide whether Maytag is liable for injuries suffered by a truck driver when he slipped and fell in a trailer drop at a Pittston industrial park more than a decade ago, Pennsylvania's Superior Court ruled in March.

Court sides with Pennsylvania lawyer in legal malpractice suit

David Hutton Apr. 7, 2017, 12:38pm

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss a legal malpractice lawsuit against William S. Schweers Jr.

Ohio business failed to pay NLMK Pennsylvania for scrap metal, suit alleges

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 12:30pm

A Farrell company is suing Ken Greco Company Inc. and Kenneth J. Greco Sr., citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay for scrap metal.

Sen. Greenleaf sponsors bill to reorganize judicial districts

Laura Halleman Apr. 7, 2017, 10:55am

Pennsylvania Sen. Stuart J. Greenleaf has sponsored a bill to amend Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for courts of common pleas.

UPenn cholesterol treatment patents upheld on challenge by Kyle Bass group

Carrie Salls Apr. 7, 2017, 10:53am

PHILADELPHIA — Patents related to two of the University of Pennsylvania’s Juxtapid high-cholesterol treatment methods were upheld by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board after they were challenged by hedge fund manager Kyle Bass’ Coalition for Affordable Drugs.

E-Trade, Harborside Financial failed to account for assets left by decedent, suit claims

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 8:33am

Representatives of an estate are suing E-Trade Consumer Finance, E-Trade Financial Corp., E-Trade Securities LLC and Harborside Financial Center, citing alleged breach of contract.

Shickshinny woman files class action against Samsung stemming from smartphone recall

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 8:32am

A Shickshinny consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America Inc., citing alleged design defect, insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability for issues surrounding its Galaxy Note 7 phone.

Medicine Shoppe quickly dismissed from lawsuit over medication

Louie Torres Apr. 6, 2017, 4:00pm

PITTSBURGH - A Maryland couple were suing Medicine Shoppe International Inc. and Cais Inc. d/b/a Pharma Care Infusion Services Inc., alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence, but have quickly dropped Medicine Shoppe from the lawsuit.

WPEE claims Star Electric failed to make union benefit contributions

Louie Torres Apr. 6, 2017, 3:50pm

An electrical workers' union is suing Star Electric Company Inc., a Pittsburgh contractor, citing alleged breach of contract.

Verona man says Nationstar failed to correctly adjust mortgage debt

Louie Torres Apr. 6, 2017, 3:47pm

A property owner in Verona is suing Nationstar Mortgage LLC, a Texas company, citing alleged breach of duty.

Lebanon herbicide seller alleges ICT Organics used identical mark on products

Louie Torres Apr. 6, 2017, 11:09am

A Lebanon corporation is suing ICT Organics LLC, based in Baltimore, citing alleged copyright infringement and unfair competition for using identical marks on a product it sells.