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Judge denies motion for protective order in lawsuit involving Pennsylvania, West Virginia hospitals

By The Penn Record | Sep 18, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A judge has denied a motion for protective order in a lawsuit involving University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and West Virginia University Hospitals.

Asbestos attorney Benjamin Shein finds himself in the dock

By LocalLabs News Service | Jun 20, 2017

When first targeted by asbestos lawyers, Garlock Sealing Technologies accepted its victim role and strove to accommodate the predators. When it later changed tactics and started fighting back instead, the bullies with briefs turned into snowflakes.

Security firm allegedly discriminated against disabled security officer

By The Penn Record | Oct 21, 2016

SCRANTON — A disabled security officer has filed suit against his former employer and a client for alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination after the client determined his disability posed a liability in performing his duties as a security guard and the former employer terminated his employment.

Building design firms claim construction firm used their copyrighted designs

By The Penn Record | Oct 21, 2016

PITTSBURGH — Two building design firms have filed a class-action lawsuit against a builder for allegedly using their copyrighted designs without permission.

Company accused of infringing former Carnegie Mellon professor's patent

By The Penn Record | Oct 21, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A patent owner has filed suit against a group of businesses for alleged patent infringement.

HNI Corporation says plan participant owes reimbursement

By The Penn Record | Oct 11, 2016

HARRISBURG — A plan administrator has filed suit against a plan participant, citing alleged constructive trust for allegedly failing to honor a reimbursement claim.

City of Philadelphia Commerce Department accused of discrimination

By The Penn Record | Oct 11, 2016

A woman has filed suit against the City of Philadelphia Commerce Department, citing alleged disability discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Woman seeks payment from Government Employees Insurance Company

By The Penn Record | Sep 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Government Employees Insurance Company, her automobile insurer, seeking payment per the underinsured motorist provision of her policy.

Woman says Gemini Bakery Equipment improperly blocked benefits

By The Penn Record | Sep 28, 2016

HARRISBURG — A woman claiming rights as the beneficiary of an insurance plan has filed a class-action lawsuit against Gemini Bakery Equipment Co., an employer, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and unlawful denial of benefits.

City of Philadelphia, officer face allegations of unjustified beating

By The Penn Record | Sep 26, 2016

A man is suing the City of Philadelphia and Police Officer Michael Kuzianik, alleging unlawful assault, battery and excessive use of force.

Woman says United Food and Commercial Workers funds denied payment for care

By The Penn Record | Sep 21, 2016

SCRANTON — A retired union worker from Kunkletown is suing UFCW Local 464A Welfare Funds, Local 464A United Food and Commercial Workers Welfare Service Benefit Fund and Local 464A United Food and Commercial Benefit Fund, Board Of Trustees, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and discrimination.

Man claims Genco Distributions violated FMLA

By The Penn Record | Sep 15, 2016

HARRISBURG — An East Stroudsburg resident with cervical radiculopathy is suing Genco Distributions Inc., a former employer, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Supervalu TTSJ accused of discrimination

By The Penn Record | Sep 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A Puerto Rican male is suing Supervalu TTSJ, Inc., an employer, citing alleged racial discrimination and retaliation.

Federal government accused of failing to provide safe ride at Air Force event

By The Penn Record | Sep 14, 2016

PITTSBURGH — A husband and wife are suing the United States of America, citing alleged failure to warn, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries and negligence at an Air Force recruiting event.

Former emergency room technician alleges disability discrimination

By The Penn Record | Sep 6, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A former emergency room technician is suing Aria Health System, a healthcare company, citing alleged disability discrimination, hostile work environment and wrongful termination.

Competitors accused of infringing on plant patent

By The Penn Record | Sep 1, 2016

PITTSBURGH — Trademark owners are suing Proven Winners North America LLC and Plant 21 LLC, competitors, citing alleged plant patent infringement, unfair competition and tortious interference with contractual relationships.

Man claims discrimination at hands of Lock Haven University

By The Penn Record | Sep 1, 2016

HARRISBURG — An employee is suing Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and State System of Higher Education, a public university and governing body, citing alleged breach of contract, discrimination and retaliation.

Insurer seeks $3 million in alleged failure to meet obligations under indemnity agreement

By The Penn Record | Aug 31, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey insurance company is suing John O'Brien and Alan Katz, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man alleges Duke Energy, two others did not pay overtime wages

By The Penn Record | Aug 4, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A training specialist has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former employers over allegations he was not paid overtime wages.

Kitchen and Bath Concepts of Pittsburgh alleges homebuilder used photos without permission

By The Penn Record | Aug 2, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh kitchen and bath design company alleges a Bridgeville homebuilder used photos of its designs without authorization.

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