Bree Gonzales News

Blank Rome law firm is accused of gender discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A female employee is suing Blank Rome LLP and Laurence Liss, law firm and CTO, citing alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

City of Philadelphia, DHS worker blamed for boy's death

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An aunt of a decedent minor is suing the City of Philadelphia and Issiar Santa-Torres, government entity and DHS worker, citing an alleged violation of civil rights.

SourceOne named in lawsuit alleging tortious interference in a business relationship

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania aeration equipment manufacturer is suing SourceOne Inc. and Billy Goat Industries Inc., citing an alleged violation of the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act.

Woman sues financial companies over years of collection calls

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

ERIE — A woman is suing GC Services LP, EGS Financial Inc. and Convergent Outsourcing Inc., financial institutions and collecting agency, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Lawsuit: Man injured on metal bar playing trampoline basketball

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

MEDIA — A customer is suing Oasis Family Fun Center LLC and Hemlock Associates LLC, citing alleged negligence and breach of duties.

Press & Journal accuses Borough of Middletown of First Amendment violations

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

HARRISBURG — The publisher of the Middletown Press & Journal is suing the Borough of Middletown, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, citing an alleged violation of plaintiff’s First Amendment rights.

Recruiting agency accused of violating Telephone Consumer Protection Act

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An insurance company has filed a class action lawsuit against Career Advantage of Mahoning Valley Inc. and related entities, citing alleged conversion and violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Employee accuses Rand Corp. of gender and racial discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An African-American woman is suing Rand Corp., her employer, citing an alleged violation of the Equal Pay Act and gender and racial discrimination.

Member says he was wrongfully suspended by Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A fraternity member is suing Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity Inc., Alpha Epsilon Pi - Alpha Kappa Chapter, and Charles Poe, fraternity organizations and master, citing alleged breach of contract and negligent infliction of emotional distress.

AT&T alleges Quadix owes more than $132,000 for unpaid services

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 30, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A telecom and internet network provider is suing Quadix LLC, an IT company, citing alleged breach of contract and quantum meruit/unjust enrichment.

Truck owner claims he was battered during repossession of his vehicle, sues towing company

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 29, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A truck owner is suing Credit Acceptance Corp. and United Towing Service LLC, lending institution and towing company, citing alleged violations of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Extension Uniformity Act, and Uniform Commercial Code; battery; and conversion/trespass to chattels.

Class action lawsuit filed against Burpee for alleged invasion of privacy

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 25, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A website visitor has filed a class-action lawsuit against W. Atlee Burpee & Co., d/b/a Burpee, a seed company, citing an alleged violation of the Pennsylvania Wiretap Act and invasion of privacy – intrusion upon seclusion.

The Huddle accuses No Huddle Café of trademark infringement

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 25, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A restaurant is suing James Thomas, citing alleged common law trademark infringement, unfair competition, and violations of the Pennsylvania Trademark Act.

Haverford Township School District blamed for pedestrian's trip and fall

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 24, 2018

MEDIA — A husband and wife are suing Haverford High School and Haverford Township School District, citing alleged negligence.

Insurer seeks $74K for water damage

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 23, 2018

MEDIA — An insurance company, as subrogee of Bracy Construction Inc., is suing Madsen Inc., a subcontractor of plumbing services, alleging unpaid insurance claims.

Couple claim man was run over by car at America's Auto Auction

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 22, 2018

LANCASTER — A couple are suing America's Auto Auction Lancaster Inc., a car auction company, citing alleged loss of consortium and negligence.

Milton Hershey School sued over Evangelical activities by former employees claiming religious discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Former employees are suing a school, citing alleged religious discrimination and wrongful termination.

Norfolk Southern Railway requests court to compel arbitration

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — A railway company is suing North Shore Railroad Co. and Lycoming Valley Railroad Co., citing that North Shore has refused to assume the defense of Norfolk Southern in other itigation.

Allentown Park Hotel sued over man's alleged fall

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

ALLENTOWN — Two patrons are suing Hospitality Cover Plus LLC, doing business as Allentown Park Hotel, citing alleged negligence.

Former patient accuses Excela Health Frick Hospital of malpractice

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient is suing Frick Hospital, t/d/b/a Excela Health Frick Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, citing alleged professional negligence, corporate negligence, and violation of EMTALA.

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