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Worker alleges job dismissal was racially motivated

By Dan Harkins | Aug 11, 2015

A worker is suing his former employer, alleging he was discriminated against and fired unjustly.

Best Buy accused of discrimination

By Dan Harkins | Aug 10, 2015

An Ambridge man is suing Best Buy, alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliatory firing.

Employee alleges workplace sexual harassment

By Dan Harkins | Aug 10, 2015

A female employee is suing her former employer, alleging a pattern of sexual harassment that ended in her termination.

Medical exam table maker seeks patent protection

By Dan Harkins | Jul 8, 2015

A medical furniture maker is asking a court to stop another manufacturer from claiming patent ownership of one of the plaintiff's power tables.

Administrators sue Easton school board for alleged retaliation

By Dan Harkins | Jun 24, 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- Four current or former administrators of a local school district are suing the school board after alleged retaliation resulting from their reporting of a top officials misconduct. John Castrovinci, Susan M.

Worker sues bosses over alleged discrimination based on his disability

By Dan Harkins | Jun 24, 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- A longtime worker for a Bethlehem power company is suing his former bosses for alleged disability discrimination and assault. Thomas and Susan Gallagher filed a complaint on May 29 in Cook County Circuit Court against PPL Electric Utilities Corp. and Lynn Wassel.

LUKOIL says gas station infringing on trademark

By Dan Harkins | Jun 23, 2015

A fuel company is suing an Allentown gas station, alleging it continues to operate as if it's still a franchise.

Woman says Verde keeps calling her

By Dan Harkins | Jun 19, 2015

A woman who's been paying a long stream of incoming cellphone calls is suing a company that keeps calling her back.

Man who suffered heart attack alleges wrongful termination

By Dan Harkins | Jun 18, 2015

A Philadelphia man who says he lost his job after suffering a heart attack is suing for wrongful termination.

Couple cites injuries at fast food restaurant

By Dan Harkins | Apr 23, 2015

A man and his wife have sued a Linwood McDonald's, alleging injuries the husband suffered when struck with a door by a worker.

Two New Jersey men file class action against humidifier maker

By Dan Harkins | Apr 21, 2015

Two New Jersey men have sued the maker of a brand of humidifiers, citing breach of warranty.

Pharmacy cites drugmakers for monopoly control

By Dan Harkins | Apr 20, 2015

Several pharmacy corporations have sued drugmakers, alleging monopoly control in keeping a generic equivalent of niacin off the market for a dozen years.

Homeowners allege leeching of hazardous chemicals into aquifer under home

By Dan Harkins | Apr 20, 2015

A Malvern couple has sued a tire company and subsequent owners, alleging environmental contamination.

Couple cites BMW over fire damage

By Dan Harkins | Apr 16, 2015

A Mechanicsburg couple has sued BMW for fire damage allegedly caused by a faulty BMW motorcycle sold to the couple.

Couple cites government over Legionnaire's disease

By Dan Harkins | Apr 15, 2015

A Pittsburgh couple has sued the U.S. government after the husband contracted Legionnaire's disease at a VA Hospital.

Man's estate cites UPS in tractor-trailer crash

By Dan Harkins | Apr 15, 2015

The estate of a man seriously injured in a crash with a U.S. tractor-trailer has sued the agency and the driver.

Couple sues bank, Philadelphia and its sheriff's office for unlawful retention of foreclosure funds

By Dan Harkins | Apr 8, 2015

A Levittown couple is suing the Bank of New York Trust Co., the city of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office for allegedly retaining foreclosure funds unlawfully.

Couple sues Lumber Liquidators over formaldehyde-laced flooring

By Dan Harkins | Apr 8, 2015

A Freeland couple is suing Lumber Liquidators over flooring laced with toxic levels of formaldehyde that exceed California Air Resources Board standards.

Virgin Islands company cites Carnegie Mellon in revenue dispute

By Dan Harkins | Mar 11, 2015

A Virgin Islands company is suing Carnegie Mellon University, alleging failure to pay for services used to establish a university program in the Russian province of Tartarstan.

Clairvoyant broker alleges 2 service contractors took clients

By Dan Harkins | Mar 11, 2015

A Bucks County company offering clairvoyant and psychic services is suing two former service providers for allegedly diverting business while under contract.

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