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Judge: Louisiana wasn't part of Flonase settlement, will have suit continue

Hoang Tran Feb. 2, 2016, 10:21am

PHILADELPHIA - The State of Louisiana may not be counted as an absentee class member in a class action settlement, according to a ruling made recently by a Pennsylvania federal court.

Pa. restaurant association fighting Pittsburgh ordinance requiring 40 hours of paid sick leave

Hoang Tran Nov. 11, 2015, 2:39pm

Pittsburg’s sick leave ordinance is a law that breaks the law, according to Melissa Bova, director of Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association.

Commonwealth Court finds plaintiffs experts' science in Zoloft case unreliable; Miami attorney backs decision

Hoang Tran Nov. 10, 2015, 10:54am

In a recent Zoloft lawsuit in Pennsylvania, the testimonies of two expert witnesses were thrown out for not meeting any relevant admissibility standards by the Commonwealth Court.

CEI attorney: Kane a 'laughingstock,' should face jail time

Hoang Tran Oct. 28, 2015, 4:04pm

A senior attorney at the Competitive Enterprise Institute recently turned his focus toward the trouble of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, concluding that she has become a "laughingstock."

CFPB's $33M settlement with bank provides 'important lesson' for other companies, attorney says

Hoang Tran Oct. 28, 2015, 3:49pm

On Sept. 24, two federal agencies settled with Hudson City Savings Bank after allegations of discriminatory practices enacted by the bank against low income and major minority areas, including those in Philadelphia, though a separate agency years earlier had rated the bank's practices "Satisfactory."

Attorney suing Stroudsburg school district in bullying case says damages tough to calculate

Hoang Tran Oct. 20, 2015, 3:14pm

The parents of a Stroudsburg Junior High School student are blaming the school district for the alleged bullying of their son, though their attorney admits it will be hard to calculate potential damages.

Au Bon Pain faces lawsuit over civil rights violation, racial slur allegations

Hoang Tran Oct. 12, 2015, 10:03am

A former restaurant manager is suing his employer over alleged violations of his civil rights and an incident involving a racial slur.

Pa. AG: Investigations into insurance fraud leads to charges against 8

Hoang Tran Oct. 6, 2015, 2:14pm

Attorney General Kathleen Kane says insurance fraud is "one of the most costly crimes" in the nation.