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Diamond company moves to dismiss lawsuit by Allegheny Co. man alleging diamonds were not returned to him

Todd Barnett Aug. 14, 2017, 10:01am

PITTSBURGH – On June 24, a New York-based diamond company and its owner moved to dismiss a lawsuit launched by a resident of Allison Park alleging the company kept part of a cache of diamonds consigned for sale on his behalf.

Superior Court dismisses case alleging bone injury caused by needle biopsy

Todd Barnett Jul. 24, 2017, 8:20am

HARRISBURG – On June 29, the state Superior Court affirmed the ruling of a lower court to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that a doctor performing a needle biopsy on a patient’s prostate caused an injury that led to the deterioration of the patient’s pelvic bone.

Court rules Coopermatics owners liable for employee's unpaid commission claims

Todd Barnett Jul. 24, 2017, 8:20am

HARRISBURG – On July 6, the state Superior Court denied the appeal of the former owners of Coopermatics Inc., a now-defunct Northampton industrial filtration supply company, of a lower court’s judgment that it was liable for unpaid sales representative commissions accrued prior to the company’s sale.

Court divvies up contested parcels between couple, city of Chester

Todd Barnett Jul. 20, 2017, 1:57pm

HARRISBURG — A state appeals court has affirmed an earlier ruling splitting the ownership of two contested properties between the city of Chester and a local couple who have been operating a business on the properties for more than 60 years.