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Gus's Cafe accused of not filing tax returns

Louie Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 9:24am

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-based Gus's Cafe LLC, t/d/b/a Gus's Cafe, is being sued by Allegheny County over an alleged failure to pay file and remit taxes.

Fandings LLC accused of not paying for work on Sports Debate Application

Louie Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 9:00am

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh corporation is suing Fandings LLC,, also based in Pittsburgh, citing alleged breach of contract.

Monroeville sues company over taxes

Louie Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 8:57am

PITTSBURGH — A borough in Allegheny County is suing Richard Depaulis and Cyndi Depaulis, t/d/b/a General Talent Associates, alleging failure to pay taxes and license fees for the years 2002 through 2010.

Woman blames landlord for wrist fracture

Louie Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 8:54am

PITTSBURGH — A woman is suing landlord William A. Hammonds, alleging negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Labor union, Ameridrives International accused of violating man's rights

Louie Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 8:53am

PITTSBURGH — A union member and former maintenance electrician has filed suit alleging violation of labor-management relations laws and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Jendoco Construction blamed for woman's fall

Louie Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 8:37am

PITTSBURGH — A married couple's lawsuit against Jendoco Construction Corp., a Pennsylvania corporation, alleges negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Former Mudtech Services worker files class action against company

Louie Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 8:36am

PITTSBURGH — A former employee has filed a class action lawsuit against Mudtech Services L.P., alleging violation of Pennsylvania and Ohio wage laws.

Chartiers Community Health accused of retaliation over FMLA leave

Louie Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 8:35am

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Chartiers Community Health, alleging retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Delaware Co. correctional facility accused of not tending to broken foot

Louie Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 8:34am

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing Community Education Centers, a New Jersey corporation that operates the private George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Delaware County, alleging negligence.

Former corrections dept. director accuses department, officials of discrimination

Louie Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 8:32am

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and state officials John E. Wetzel, Shirley Moore Smeal, Christopher Oppman, William Sprenkle, Kathryn McVey, Marc Goldberg, Ty Stanton and Timothy Musser, alleging discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

Woman sues Lowe's after alleged fall at Carnegie store

Louie Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 8:05am

PITTSBURGH — A married couple's lawsuit against Lowes Home Centers Inc. alleges negligence, liability and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

International Recovery Systems, others accused of violating law in repossession case

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:28pm

A Philadelphia woman is suing American Credit Acceptance, Par North America, International Recovery Systems and Clifford Williams, alleging violation of debt collection laws, breach of contract, assault and battery, conversion and negligence.

A&H Sportswear, Global Trademarks claim patent, trademark infringement

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:24pm

Two companies are suing a defendant based in China, alleging the defendant has been selling knock-offs of the plaintiffs' patented swimsuit designs and trademarks.

Access Transportation Systems, others accused of not preventing sexual abuse of disabled woman

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:16pm

A disabled woman and her brother, who represents her, are suing over an allegation that the woman was raped and sexually assaulted by a driver for a service that transports people with disabilities.

Investors claim fraud by Maryland, New Mexico companies

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:08pm

Three people are suing Russell Rankin, EV Ventures Inc. and Mid Atlantic Gem LLC, all of Maryland, and Polaris Industries Inc., of New Mexico, alleging breach of contract, fraud and civil conspiracy and seeking an accounting.

Avenue Kitchen, others accused of violating minimum wage laws

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:07pm

A man has filed a class action lawsuit against former employers Local At Villanova LLC, doing business as Avenue Kitchen; Local at Glen Mills LLC, doing business as Avenue Kitchen; Dana Smith Farrell and Doe defendants 1-10, alleging violation of federal and state wage laws.

Eastern Air Balance Corporation accused of not paying into funds per contract

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:04pm

Labor funds are suing Eastern Air Balance Corporation and Timothy Roaten, citing alleged breach of contract.

Widow of Shriners Hospitals employee claims breach of fiduciary duty

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 12:01pm

A Florida woman is suing The Group Life and Supplemental Life Plan for Employees of Shriners Hospitals for Children, Shriners Hospitals for Children Inc. and Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Georgia company accused of building flawed barrier

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 11:57am

A group of corporations is suing AMEC Foster Wheeler Environmental & Infrastructure Inc., citing alleged breach of contract and breach of warranty.

JEVS Human Services accused of violating wage laws

Louie Torres Dec. 30, 2016, 11:54am

Two people have filed a class action lawsuit against JEVS Human Services Inc. and Jewish Employment & Vocational Service Inc., doing business as JEVS Human Services, alleging failure to pay minimum wage, failure to pay overtime compensation, breach of contract and unjust enrichment.