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Pa. resident claims he was wrongfully assaulted by police officers, falsely imprisoned

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Officer Scott Schweizer, and Philadelphia Police Officers Jane/John Does 1-10, law enforcement officials, citing alleged assault, battery, malicious prosecution, false arrest, false imprisonment, failure to intervene, and excessive force.

Student sues Albright College for 'negligent hire' of professor

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A student is suing Albright College and James Gaffney, private college and professor, citing alleged negligence.

Former employee claims Sebring & Associates law firm owes him more than $28K

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Brenda B. Sebring, d/b/a Sebring & Associates, a law firm, citing alleged breach of contract and unpaid wages.

Restaurant owners file class action against GrubHub

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — Restaurant owners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Grubhub Inc., an online and mobile platform, citing alleged breach of contract, conversion and fraud.

Modell's Sporting Goods shopper says she was injured by falling display model

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 16, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing New Era and unknown individuals and companies, citing alleged negligence.

Amtrak passenger says she fell on train's poorly maintained landing

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A business invitee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corp., d/b/a Amtrak, a property owner, citing alleged premises liability and negligence.

Fired 60-year-old sues Philmont Country Club, alleges hostile environment

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A 60-year-old man is suing Concert Golf Partners and Concert Philmont LLC, d/b/a Philmont Country Club, golf facilities operator, citing alleged age discrimination, hostile work environment and wrongful termination.

Finance company claims Sports Car Leasing owes more than $20 million

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — The plaintiff alleges it has suffered monetary injury and will continue to suffer injury if unable to recover the remaining 63 vehicles in the possession of the defendant as a result of defendant transferring and/or selling some 645 vehicles financed by the plaintiff.

Former employee claims Suebert and Associates breached his employment contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Suebert and Associates Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation, citing alleged breach of contract.

Couple sue Llanerch Country Club and members after alleged assault

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 7, 2019

MEDIA — A husband and wife are suing Llanerch Country Club, Stephen Devitis and Richard Devitis, country club and members, citing alleged defamation/slander, loss of consortium, malicious prosecution and negligence.

Harvard Law School sues U.S. Department of Justice over document access

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 27, 2018

ERIE — A Harvard law project is suing the United States Department of Justice, citing alleged breach of duty.

Survivors sue Shell Energy and others for alleged negligence in employee's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An administratix is suing Swepi LP, Shell Energy Holding GP LLC, Richard Kinnan and Barbara Kinnan, property operators, citing alleged negligence.

Cancer survivor claims state police violated ADA regulations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An individual with a disability is suing the Pennsylvania State Police, a state agency, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and hostile work environment.

Former employee claims Samaritan Caregivers violated ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 19, 2018

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing Samaritan Caregivers LLC, a Pennsylvania corporation, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and retaliation.

U.S. claims Harrisburg's Velter Products owes over $44,000 in labor fines

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

HARRISBURG — The United States of America is suing Velter Products Inc., a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Delivery man claims he was defamed by General Electric; He's accused of stealing a fridge

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A delivery man is suing General Electric Co., citing alleged defamation.

Cashier claims she was victim of sexual harassment at Home Depot

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A cashier is suing Home Depot USA Inc. and David Carter, employer and supervisor, citing alleged hostile work environment, retaliation, sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, and violation of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.

Pittsburgh lawsuit alleges assault of child after basketball mishap

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A minor child through his parent is suing The Kingsley Association, Anthony Portis Jr., Anthony Portis Sr., and John Doe, individuals, citing alleged assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Former Community College of Allegheny County worker claims she was victim of discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania resident is suing the Community College of Allegheny County, her former employer, citing age discrimination, gender discrimination, hostile work environment, racial discrimination and wrongful or constructive eviction.

Man claims the City of Pittsburgh declined to hire him due to his ADHD condition

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A person with a disability is suing the City of Pittsburgh, a city, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

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