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F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts files for summary judgment in ERISA case

SCRANTON – The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts has filed a motion for summary judgment in a case filed by a former employee who alleged it had violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Superior Court affirms jury verdict not result of coercion in ceiling collapse case

PHILADELPHIA – In a decision filed Dec. 8, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed that a lower court did not abuse its discretion by refusing to end deliberations after a jury claimed it was deadlocked.

Injured hunter accuses Savage Arms of negligence over exploding gun

PITTSBURGH – A Templeton man who was allegedly injured when his rifle exploded in his hands has filed a complaint against the gun's manufacturer, Savage Arms Inc.

Chester County Hospital moves to dismiss EMTALA claims

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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