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Chester County Hospital moves to dismiss EMTALA claims

Sara McCleary Nov. 7, 2017, 8:33am

PHILADELPHIA – Defendants in a case brought under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) have submitted to the court a motion for partial dismissal over allegations that the plaintiffs failed to state a claim.

Court denies Patriot News' request for info from AG's office

Sara McCleary Oct. 31, 2017, 9:05am

HARRISBURG – An Oct. 13 decision filed by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has denied a Pennsylvania news group’s request for access to records held by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Woman's admission that she saw the ice proves fatal to her slip-and-fall case

Sara McCleary Oct. 26, 2017, 10:13am

HARRISBURG – The state Superior Court has affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a woman who slipped and fell in a parking lot.

Louisville Ladder: Expert's claim that alternative ladder design would prevent fall is 'pure speculation'

Sara McCleary Sep. 15, 2017, 9:40am

SCRANTON – Louisville Ladder Inc. is seeking summary judgment in a case filed by a Canadensis couple alleging that a ladder manufactured by it failed and caused serious personal injuries.

Former Maxim Crane Works exec seeks arbitration for $1 million payout

Sara McCleary Sep. 6, 2017, 10:21am

PITTSBURGH – A former Maxim Crane Works executive has filed a complaint against the company asking the court to compel arbitration between the two parties.

Court affirms decision of denial of ManorCare's invoice exception request

Sara McCleary Jun. 30, 2017, 5:46am

HARRISBURG – In a decision filed May 26, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a decision denying a health care company an invoice reception request.

LuLaRoe moves to have sales tax lawsuit dismissed

Sara McCleary May 25, 2017, 9:24am

PITTSBURGH — Online clothing company LuLaRoe has submitted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit against it after successfully preventing the case from being certified as a class action.

Superior Court affirms dismissal of wrongful termination case against Nova Chemicals

Sara McCleary May 11, 2017, 10:52am

PITTSBURGH — The state Superior Court has found that the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County was correct in dismissing Joseph Gross’s wrongful termination case against Nova Chemicals Services.

Pa. House committee advances bill to investigate Lancaster County sheriff

Sara McCleary Apr. 20, 2017, 11:11am

A bill calling for an investigation of a Lancaster County sheriff has advanced in a Pennsylvania House committee by a vote of 17-10.

Delaware couple allege Hilti power tool responsible for significant injuries because of unsafe kick-back

Sara McCleary Mar. 30, 2017, 9:35am

PHILADELPHIA — A Delaware couple have filed a lawsuit against the maker of a tool that they allege is defective and unreasonably dangerous.