While being sued for $150,000 by a customer, Malik Pitts, who claims he got food poisoning, popular Mexican cuisine franchise Chipotle has filed a notice to remove the case from state court to district.
READING - Lancaster County and several of its related entities and officers are facing a lawsuit from Kristi Good, who alleges Andrew Davis Good died as a result of getting brutally tased by Lancaster police.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Inc. is accused in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County’s Pennsylvania Civil Division of not following policy after it fired an employee for a positive drug test despite his possession of a medical marijuana card.
WILLIAMSPORT – Parents who took legal action against a fraternity following their son’s death at a frat house were partially successful in amending their complaint as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied one defendant’s motion to dismiss it but granted another's on Nov. 19.
HARRISBURG – On Nov. 20, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Western District determined that employers cannot use a fluctuating work week (FWW) method to calculate overtime for nonexempt, salaried employees.
PHILADELPHIA – Because there are issues of genuine fact in a negligence case against Nordstrom following a woman’s fall during a fitting, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the store’s motion for summary judgment on Nov. 21.
HARRISBURG – On Oct. 31, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Western District reversed a Commonwealth Court’s ruling that overturned an order granting Port Authority of Allegheny County a new trial after one of its bus drivers hit a pedestrian.
PITTSBURGH – A former R&R Express Inc. worker was granted his motion for a conditional class certification in his wage dispute lawsuit by a federal judge, but his request for a notice without prejudice was denied.