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Antitrust case against Philadelphia Vision Center remanded to state court

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 28, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA – A case claiming an optical examination center violated commercial and antitrust laws by requiring its patients to purchase eyeglasses before receiving their prescriptions is on its way back to state court.

Tenn. client owes Philadelphia law firm $73K in legal fees, suit says

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 28, 2017, 9:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia law firm has initiated legal action against one of its former clients and his business in Tennessee, claiming they owe it more than $73,000 in legal fees for services rendered.

Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police says City violated its due process in hearings over denial of sergeant promotion

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 27, 2017, 9:22am

PITTSBURGH – A Fraternal Order of Police lodge is seeking an appeal to overturn an arbitration award on the grounds of its due process rights being violated and to secure the promotion of one of its members to Sergeant.

Man accuses Philly law firm of malpractice in not pursuing all defendants and losing out on $1.8 million in insurance funds

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 27, 2017, 9:21am

PHILADELPHIA – A man seriously injured in a pedestrian accident in 2011 says his legal representation failed to pursue all responsible parties for the accident, which led him to lose out on $1.8 million in insurance payout funds.

Homeowners association wants $30K in restitution from former unit owners

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 27, 2017, 9:20am

PHILADELPHIA – A homeowners association is seeking to obtain $30,000 in restitution from a unit owner whose account was delinquent on payments dating back to 2009, according to its lawsuit.

Owner of Camelback Mountain Resorts: Ex-wife defamed me as drug and sex addict and harmed personal, professional relationships

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 26, 2017, 11:16am

SCRANTON – A prominent Pennsylvania businessman has sued his former wife for defamation of character in state court, claiming she falsely accused him of illegal drug use, drug addiction and sex addiction, harming his personal and professional reputation in the process.

Plaintiff accuses Ford Motor Company of selling him vehicle with defective transmission

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 26, 2017, 11:13am

PHILADELPHIA – Ford Motor Company is the subject of a lawsuit for alleged violation of commercial laws in allegedly selling the plaintiff a Ford Focus with a defective transmission.

Pharmaceutical company's former business director says she wasn't paid wages, bonuses

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 26, 2017, 11:11am

PHILADELPHIA – A pharmaceutical firm’s former director of business development claims she did not receive wages and other bonuses due her under the terms of her employment agreement, subsequent to her departure from the company.

Construction firm says City of Pittsburgh hasn't paid it extra funds

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 26, 2017, 11:09am

PITTSBURGH – A Jefferson Hills construction company has filed suit against the City of Pittsburgh, claiming it breached a contract with it for a stormwater project and hasn’t made proper restitution.

Actress/model sues Outback, says surgery to remove foreign object in food caused scar

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 25, 2017, 11:40am

PITTSBURGH – An Outback Steakhouse patron and actress/model who suffered abdominal and intestinal injuries after allegedly ingesting a black metal wire in her take-out order has initiated legal action against the restaurant.

Man says he fell off SEPTA train at Paoli station, sues company and engineer

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 25, 2017, 8:40am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff is claiming the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and one of its train engineers acted with complete disregard when they allowed a stopped train to suddenly proceed forward before all passengers had exited the train, causing injuries to the him.

Chrysler Renegade's non-conformities make vehicle worthless, plaintiffs allege

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 25, 2017, 8:36am

PHILADELPHIA – In a recently-filed lawsuit, two litigants alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles disregarded state and federal commercial laws, when it sold them a new Chrysler vehicle with operating flaws which were not repaired after three separate attempts on the dealer’s part.

FarmArt produce wholesaler accuses Philadelphia businesses of not paying it over $120K for services rendered

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 25, 2017, 8:35am

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware County-based wholesale produce supply business is accusing a number of Philadelphia establishments with not compensating it over $120,000 for goods and services rendered in the past several years.

Best Western hotel employee sues after hand is crushed by trash compactor

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 9:54pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Best Western hotel employee in Concordville is suing a number of defendants for damages after his right hand was allegedly crushed in a trash compactor.

Former trackman and machine operator says his bladder cancer a result of Conrail exposing him to toxic substances

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 9:53pm

PHILADELPHIA – An ex-train trackman and machine operator from New York says Conrail disregarded the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing him to toxic substances over the course of his work tenure, and later causing him to contract bladder cancer.

Plaintiff says she was sold Jeep Wrangler vehicle with water leaks inside of it

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 9:52pm

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of commerce regulations when it sold her a new Jeep with mechanical issues unable to be remedied after four repair attempts on the dealer’s part.

Sale of vehicle with defective transmission makes Ford Motor Company liable, plaintiff says

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 10:30am

PHILADELPHIA – Ford Motor Company is the subject of litigation from a plaintiff who believes an automobile she purchased with a defective transmission is a cause of action for the supposed violation of both federal and state laws.

Lawsuit: Amtrak trackman and driver's shoulder injuries are the result of FELA violation

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 10:20am

PHILADELPHIA – An Amtrak trackman and truck driver has accused the train transportation company of violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by not making for a safe workplace, which he says led to his serious shoulder injuries.

Parents of girl killed in tree accident file wrongful death suit against Pa. campsite and owners

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 21, 2017, 10:10am

LANCASTER – The parents of a young girl killed by a fallen oak tree at a Kirkwood campground this past April have consequently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the campground and its owners.

Man's lawsuit says he fell down hill at golf course during wedding

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 20, 2017, 1:30pm

LANCASTER – A man injured by a saturated patch of grass at an area country club is suing for damages related to the shoulder he alleges he suffered as a result.