Laura Halleman News

Navient says it is the victim of a pointless, copycat lawsuit from Pennsylvania's AG

By Laura Halleman | Jan 17, 2018

HARRISBURG – Student loan provider Navient has filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by the state of Pennsylvania, calling it a copycat lawsuit that is "pointless" and legally deficient.

Lancaster to address sewage discharge into Conestoga River after settlement with state, feds

By Laura Halleman | Jan 11, 2018

READING – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) have reached a settlement with the city of Lancaster to take action in ending sewage discharge into local waterways from storm and sewage systems.

UPMC wins appeal in liver donor lawsuit after family waits 12 years to file

By Laura Halleman | Aug 29, 2017

HARRISBURG – The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has won an appeal of two parents and their son that involved an unhealthy liver donation and the time in which they filed their lawsuit.

Lancaster Online wants defamation suit brought by former Manheim school board president dismissed

By Laura Halleman | Aug 24, 2017

LANCASTER – LNP Media Group has filed objections in a lawsuit brought by former Manheim Township School Board President William Murry, who claims the Lancaster County news outlet defamed him and attempted to ruin his reputation.

Goddard School wins defamation case on appeal brought by former teachers

By Laura Halleman | Jun 23, 2017

HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court has ruled in favor of Goddard Systems in a defamation lawsuit brought by two former teachers who alleged its Harrisburg school wrongfully discharged them when they reported a case of possible child abuse regarding one of their students.

American Airlines seeks dismissal of suit from woman who claims she was injured during boarding

By Laura Halleman | Jun 15, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — US Airways Inc. and American Airlines have filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a wheelchair-bound passenger who alleges she was injured while being helped aboard an airplane.

84 Lumber Company granted default judgment against Energy Tech

By Laura Halleman | Jun 5, 2017

PITTSBURGH — 84 Lumber Company has won a default judgment of $82,307.01 against Energy Tech Inc., of North Carolina, due to a lack of response from the company.

Delivery drivers and TL Transportation in settlement talks over unpaid-wages suit

By Laura Halleman | May 30, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Two delivery drivers who have filed a class action lawsuit for unpaid wages and more against TL Transportation LLC have agreed to settlement talks with the company.

Superior Court reinstates wrongful death lawsuit against hospital

By Laura Halleman | May 18, 2017

HARRISBURG — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania on May 8 reversed a lower court’s decision that granted judgment to a hospital where a woman died in an emergency room based on the timeliness of the plaintiff's filing.

Sen. Greenleaf sponsors bill to reorganize judicial districts

By Laura Halleman | Apr 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Sen. Stuart J. Greenleaf has sponsored a bill to amend Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for courts of common pleas.

Attorney suing Lackawanna College says client lost use of arm during football tryout

By Laura Halleman | Mar 30, 2017

PHILADELPHIA - The attorney for former Lackawanna College football players who recently scored a court victory says one of his clients has lost use of his right arm forever.

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