A federal judge partially granted a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against Amazon.com and others for wage payment violations.
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A federal judge has dismissed one of three police officers named as defendants in a lawsuit alleging a man was racially discriminated against when he was shot when driving his vehicle from his garage.
Judge refuses to dismiss case against St. Jude Medical alleging heart implant posed a risk to patients
The patient alleged that St. Jude Medical knew that the cardiac defibrillator implant "malfunctioned, creating danger to patients," according to the lawsuit.
PITTSBURGH — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania partially upheld an order granting a new trial in a negligence case filed against Providence Care Center.
Two Pittsburgh homeowners say a home builder did not properly construct their house in 2008, leading to years of structural problems.
A former patient of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital will receive a new trail in a medical malpractice case, an appellate court ruled.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania ruled a trial court abused its discretion when it failed to consider that the two CSX railroad workers are not residents of Pennslyvania.
A federal judge partially granted a motion for summary judgment in a class action lawsuit involving medical care to prison inmates with Hepatitis C viral infections.
A federal judge denied the motion to dismiss the claim under the state Human Relations Act and the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance.
The family of a boy injured at a Boy Scout camping event will settle a lawsuit with the Boy Scouts of America and a local troop.
Customer and Wal-Mart trade blame in trip-and-fall case; Company says fire pit was an obvious danger
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania woman is suing Walmart Inc., doing business as Wal-Mart Supercenter, and Wal-Mart Stores East LP for injuries she allegedly received when she fell over a fire pit in the garden center of a West Mifflin store.
PITTSBURGH — An anesthesiologist is suing UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Physicians and UPP Inc., claiming he was fired for complaining about illegal activity.
PITTSBURGH — A woman and her husband are suing Slide the City for injuries sustained from its water slide event that occurred in 2015.
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that an arbitrator exceeded her powers and the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas properly vacated an award involving Pittsburgh police officers.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge granted Staffing Plus Inc.'s motion to dismiss a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a former independent contractor, according to an opinion filed June 20 by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Federal judge allows First Amendment case against Pennsylvania School Boards Association to continue
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge declined a request to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and the board members that alleges retaliation against the plaintiffs for exercising their First Amendment rights.
HARRISBURG — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania agreed with a trial court that an employee of McGrath Technical Staffing could not bring a lawsuit against U-Haul for work injuries because of an agreement signed with his employer, according to a June 22 opinion.
Superior Court reinstates cancer case against Bayer; Widow of Pittsburgh-area golf course employee pursuing the case
HARRISBURG — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania sent a wrongful death case filed by the administrator of the estate of a golf course employee who died in February 2009 back to a trial court for further proceedings, ruling that the trial court made an error in granting summary judgment in favor of the defendants, including Bayer Cropscience.
PHILADELPHIA — A lawsuit alleging discrimination and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act was recently dismissed after the parties reached a settlement.
MEDIA — A former Drexel Neumann Academy (DNA) second-grade teacher is suing the school for disability discrimination and a hostile working environment, according to an amended complaint filed April 24 in the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County.