Bree Gonzales News

Doylestown sued over rejection of facility that would be used by Verizon and T-Mobile

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 26, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A telecom company is suing the Township of Doylestown, a quasi-judicial body, citing alleged violations of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

Contractor files legal action seeking payment from Aegis Security Insurance and Plavchak Construction

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A construction materials supplier is suing an insurance and construction company, citing alleged breach of contract and violation of Commonwealth Procurement Code Claims.

Decedent's son names Baptist Home Society in wrongful death lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A surviving son is suing Baptist Home Society, a nursing care facility, citing alleged corporate negligence, wrongful death and survival action.

Glade Run Lutheran Services allegedly allowed a patient to be sexually assaulted

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A teenager with special needs is suing a long-term care facility, citing alleged negligence.

Consumer claims TrueAccord Corp. provides unclear directions for debt disputes

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against TrueAccord Corp., a collection agency, citing alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Gas rights owners claim Chesapeake Appalachia LLC has failed to compensate them for production

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT — Gas and mineral rights owners are suing oil and gas companies, citing alleged erroneous accounting of and insufficient payment for their share of production.

Neumann Goretti student sues PIAA after ruling keeps her off basketball team

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A student is suing the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, a sports organization, citing an alleged violation of plaintiff's rights to due process and equal protection.

Medical cannabis growers claim Agrimed's capitalization table contains manifest error

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Two founding members and directors are suing Agrimed Investors LLC, a company that grows and processes marijuana for medicinal purposes, seeking action for declaratory judgment.

Pittsburgh Public Schools hit with class action lawsuit over treatment of student with ADHD

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A minor, his mother and grandfather have filed a class action lawsuit against Pittsburgh Public Schools and three school authorities, citing alleged violations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans With Disabilities Act, plus other counts.

State Farm seeks more than $100,000 from solar panel contractors for fire damage

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 6, 2019

HARRISBURG — An insurance company is suing Home ReNu and Jonathan Gyger, contractors, citing alleged breach of contract, breach of implied warranty and negligence.

Mother of deceased inmate names Jefferson County Jail and officials in lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A deceased inmate's mother is suing the Jefferson County Jail and county officials -- municipal entities, authorities and staff -- citing alleged denial of adequate medical care; inadequate training or supervision; and screening, negligence and wrongful death.

Lawsuit alleges crank handle goes berserk, hits man in face

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing The Midwest Grip and Lighting Co. and Hogarth Worldwide, citing alleged strict liability, negligence and loss of consortium.

Building owner accuses Pittsburgh detectives of unlawful entry, damage to property

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A building owner is suing the City of Pittsburgh, its police department and detectives George Satler and William Mudron, citing alleged unlawful seizure of property, unreasonable entry of property, Monell liability and negligence for damage to personal property.

Wexford Health Sources is named in Erie lawsuit alleging inmate suffered wrongful death

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 1, 2019

ERIE — The sister of a deceased inmate is suing Wexford Health Sources Inc.; Medical Associates of Erie; Gary Peterson, DO; and Christina Mealy PA-C, citing alleged wrongful death, violation of the Eighth Amendment and survival action.

Contractor alleges West Jefferson Hills School District breached contract

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 31, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A construction company is suing the West Jefferson Hills School District, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman says she tripped on traffic sign on Upper Darby property, files lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 22, 2019

MEDIA — A citizen and resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is suing Upper Darby Township and Aqua America Inc., d/b/a Aqua Pennsylvania, a government subdivision and water utility company, citing alleged premises liability.

Para-transit driver sues SEPTA for alleged discrimination, retaliation

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A para-transit driver is suing Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Eden's Transit LLC and Total Transit Corp., transport companies, citing alleged discrimination and retaliation.

Maternity ward patient claims UPMC Mercy Hospital employee exposed himself

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A maternity ward inpatient is suing Michael T. Booker, a UPMC Mercy Hospital employee, citing alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Fired Hollywood Casino bartender accuses employer of discrimination, retaliation

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

HARRISBURG — A female Hollywood Casino Final Cut bartender is suing Penn National Gaming Inc., citing alleged gender discrimination and retaliation.

Shopper accuses City of Pittsburgh, Giant Eagle of false arrest

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A shopper is suing Giant Eagle Inc., Police Officer Matthew Coleman and the City of Pittsburgh, citing alleged violations of the Fourth Amendment, Pennsylvania Law Section 1983 False Arrest, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, and ADA/Rehabilitation Act.

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