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Plaintiff's complaint over supposed inadequate union representation remanded to Philly municipal court

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:58am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man’s lawsuit surrounding an internal dispute with his employment union has been ordered to return to the Philadelphia Municipal Court.

Philly law firm says former associate breached terms of employment separation agreement

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A local law firm is charging one of its former associates with failing to pay it referral fees connected to cases the defendant settled or otherwise successfully litigated.

Remediation company claims client accepted $2,400 in services without payment

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A nearby remediation firm has filed suit against one of its clients, claiming that very same client deprived it of payment in excess of $2,000 for services it provided to repair her property.

Lawsuit: Scars, physical and mental, created when young girl was hit by golf cart at Abington Club

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a young girl from Montgomery County who suffered leg injuries after allegedly being run over by a golf cart have filed legal action against the athletic club they feel is responsible for the accident.

Water damage at Bristol commercial property the subject of dispute with insurer

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 9:49am

PHILADELPHIA – Property owners who were not reimbursed for damage costs sustained in a rain storm have filed a lawsuit against their insurance provider, for breaching its contract with them and subsequently acting in bad faith.

Attorney pursuing action over insurance policy's healthy accommodation rider

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:35am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia attorney is pursuing action against a local insurance company which he believes denied him reimbursement for a policy accommodation encouraging healthy lifestyles among its policyholders.

Tennessee construction equipment firm seeking more than $30K from Pa. defendants

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:34am

PITTSBURGH – A Tennessee construction machinery and equipment company has begun legal action against a transportation company and its contract guarantor, due to allegedly-outstanding costs from the defendants of well over $30,000.

Monroeville pizza place sued over window

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:33am

PITTSBURGH – A customer allegedly injured by a pizza restaurant’s window has filed legal action against the restaurant, claiming its negligence was the cause.

Graphic arts firm says construction company owes it more than $300K in outstanding fees

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:32am

PITTSBURGH – A graphic arts group is looking to recoup over $300,000 in services rendered from a Pittsburgh-based construction company, and has filed legal action to that effect.

Jilted investor in palm oil seeks to recoup $20K; Allegedly was told voodoo problem prevented payment

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:20am

PHILADELPHIA – An investor in a local palm oil sales business believes he was instead sold a bill of non-delivered goods, and has filed legal action to recover the sum of his initial investment, $20,000.

Train repairman's hip and spinal injuries the result of former employers violating FELA, he says

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:09am

PHILADELPHIA – A former locomotive repairman for a number of railway companies for more than 30 years claims his permanent injuries are the result of those same companies violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA).

Man's lawsuit says Wawa and property maintenance company responsible for his shoulder injuries

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:05am

PHILADELPHIA – A Croydon man believes combined negligence on the part of Wawa and its on-premises maintenance company led to an accident which led to serious injuries to his right rotator cuff and shoulder.

California financial firm did not pursue debt properly, plaintiff alleges

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 12, 2017, 9:04am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man believes a California financial firm improperly pursued an alleged debt against him and violated federal and state laws in the process of doing so.

Woman: Hair treatment caused chemical burns on head, face and neck

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 11, 2017, 10:03am

PHILADELPHIA – In a recently-filed lawsuit in state court, a woman claims she suffered serious injuries and severe chemical burns from a Philadelphia-based hair salon.

Chicago litigants owe Pa. equipment leasing firm more than $19K, lawsuit says

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 11, 2017, 10:02am

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania-based equipment leasing company believes a pair of defendants from Chicago are indebted to it for more than $19,000, after their alleged default on a lease agreement entered into last year.

Lawsuit: Waste management company's negligence led to bulldozer causing explosion

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 11, 2017, 10:00am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff allegedly injured by an explosion on the premises of a waste management company and his wife have filed a lawsuit against the company they feel are responsible for his injuries.

Consulting group seeks to recoup $241K from Mass. knee implant manufacturer

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:45am

PITTSBURGH – A consulting organization is seeking to regain more than $241,000 for services it says it provided to a Massachusetts knee implant manufacturer.

Civil court not getting involved in disposition of plaintiff's criminal charges, federal judge says

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:44am

ALLENTOWN – A federal court judge recently ruled to dismiss a civil action from a plaintiff who alleged she was falsely accused with criminal charges in Northampton County.

Appellate court dismisses case of man suing local post office for late mail

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit says a man who alleged his local post office violated his property and due process rights had filed a case which failed to state a claim.

Third Circuit: Former tenant didn't state proper constitutional rights violation claim

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 10, 2017, 9:41am

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appellate court has ruled to dismiss the case of a former housing tenant who claimed a housing manager forcibly evicted her and that former neighbors harassed her.