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Deployed service member sues McKamish for alleged workplace discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania man is suing his former employers, citing alleged discrimination and violations of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and the Pennsylvania Military Affairs Act.

Parents claim Rose Tree Media School District violated ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Parents and their minor child are suing Borough of Media, Rose Tree Media School District and others, citing alleged assault, battery, civil conspiracy, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, intentional infliction of emotional distress, liability and negligence.

Dismissed baseball coach sues Scranton School District

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 26, 2018

A Pennsylvania resident is suing Scranton School District and Alexis Kirijan, school operator, citing alleged violation of due process.

Contract dispute lights up vs solar panel manufacturer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 26, 2018

A Pennsylvania company is suing Seraphim USA Manufacturing Inc., which makes solar panels, and Ryan Erwin, the company president, alleging fraud and failure to meet the terms of a contract.

Fired employee sues Gabriel Brothers for alleged racial discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania resident is suing Gabriel Brothers Inc., d/b/a Gabe's, a West Virginia corporation, alleging hostile work environment, racial discrimination, and retaliation.

Former employee says Red Roof Inn failed to accommodate her disabilities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Red Roof Inns Inc., a chain of hotels, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and retaliation.

SEC accuses information technology professional of fraudulent acquisitions

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Hamed A. Ettu, an information technology professional, citing alleged fraud.

Shareholders claim Walgreens Boots Alliance violated Securities Exchange Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 23, 2018

HARRISBURG — Shareholders have filed a class action lawsuit against Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Stefano Pessina and George R. Fairweather, a Delaware corporation and its officers, citing alleged violation of the Securities Exchange Act.

Airman claims Whirlpool terminated him in violation of federal employment law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A member of the U.S. Air Force is suing Whirlpool Corp., a former employer, citing alleged violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.

Former Millcreek Township employee say she was fired in retaliation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 22, 2018

ERIE — A former employee is suing Millcreek Township, John Groh, John Morgan and James Bock, municipal corporation and supervisors, citing alleged retaliation.

Calif. patient sues Bayer Corp. in Philadelphia over birth control implant

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A California resident is suing Bayer Corp., et al., drug manufacturer, citing alleged breach of warranty, failure to warn, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, and product liability.

Ammunition company sues Dick's Sporting Goods over contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Nevada corporation is suing Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., a retailer, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Worker claims AFSCME union refused to terminate membership at his request

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania resident is suing American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 13 and various individuals, citing alleged violation of constitutional rights.

Couple sue Greene, Tweed & Co. for alleged noncompliance with ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A couple are suing Greene, Tweed & Co. Inc., a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, loss of consortium, racial discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Former employee sues Hampton House for firing her

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A former employee is suing HCR ManorCare Inc., d/b/a Hampton House, a nursing care facility, citing alleged age discrimination, disability discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Bill Cosby's attorneys claim former TV star owes more than $280,000 in legal fees

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A law firm is suing William Henry Cosby Jr., a Pennsylvania resident, citing alleged breach of contract.

Villanova University sued over its website

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Persons with disabilities have filed a class action lawsuit against Villanova University, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

State Farm claims tree service caused fire, $500,000 in damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An insurer is suing Coleman Tree Service LLC, citing breach of contract and negligence.

Woman sues cerebral palsy nonprofit, says she fell off porch

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An invitee is suing United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh, d/b/a Concepts for Community, a Pennsylvania nonprofit entity, citing alleged premises liability and negligence.

Investors claim biopharmaceutical company Travena violated Securities Exchange Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Investors have filed a class action lawsuit against Travena Inc., Maxine Gowen and Roberto Cuca, a biopharmaceutical company and its officials, alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act.

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