City of Pittsburgh News

Contractor claims City of Pittsburgh breached contract

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A contractor is suing the City of Pittsburgh, a public entity, citing alleged breach of contract.

Ohio couple sue Pittsburgh following fall on a sidewalk

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Steubenville, Ohio, couple are suing the City of Pittsburgh, citing alleged negligence.

Man claims the City of Pittsburgh declined to hire him due to his ADHD condition

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A person with a disability is suing the City of Pittsburgh, a city, citing alleged disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Jogger claims Pittsburgh authorities' negligence led to fall, multiple fractures

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 29, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A jogger is suing Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and the City of Pittsburgh, political subdivisions, citing alleged negligence.

Shriners resist monitoring of animal handling at circus by Pittsburgh PD

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – The city of Pittsburgh has proposed monitors inspect how the Shrine Circus handles its animals at its scheduled show in September, a proposal that the circus has rejected.

Pittsburgh's hired guns move in on Philadelphia's turf as opioid lawyers jostle for power

By John O'Brien | Aug 29, 2018

The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer

Third Circuit: Munhall woman's claims against Cambridge Analytica, Queen Elizabeth II are meritless

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The panel of a federal appellate court has dismissed as frivolous complaints filed by a woman against U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, Cambridge Analytica and its founder Aleksandr Kogan, noted whistleblower Christopher Wylie and Queen Elizabeth II.

White Pittsburgh cop who shot black, unarmed teen Antwon Rose II in the back also facing excessive force lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Two men have filed a lawsuit against the police officer who shot teenager Antwon Rose II in June, alleging he violated their civil rights when he used excessive force and unlawfully detained them in a previous altercation at the University of Pittsburgh last year.

Property owner claims City of Pittsburgh failed to fix road and sewer issues

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A property owner is suing the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, citing alleged negligence.

Third Circuit reinstates housing groups' lawsuit against Pittsburgh

By Ryan Croft | Jun 5, 2018

A federal appellate panel recently reversed a lower court’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city of Pittsburgh and its former mayor, Luke Ravenstahl, according to a decision filed on March 31 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Couple files suit against Pittsburgh over alleged property damage

By Louie Torres | Mar 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Two owners of Pittsburgh property allege a city-owned property damaged theirs.

Pittsburgh police prevail, will not be required to live within city limits

By David Hutton | Jun 9, 2017

PITTSBURGH — The state Supreme Court on May 22 ruled that police officers in Pittsburgh must only live within 25 air miles of downtown instead of within city limits, upholding a 2014 decision by an arbitrator.

Appeals court upholds illegality of City of Pittsburgh paid sick leave ordinance

By Mike Helenthal | May 25, 2017

HARRISBURG — The City of Pittsburgh has lost its appeal of a 2015 verdict striking down a city ordinance requiring employers to offer paid sick leave to employees.

Pittsburgh loses bid to require emergency preparedness training

By Carrie Salls | May 23, 2017

PITTSBURGH — The City of Pittsburgh cannot force security officers and building service employees to complete emergency preparedness training as part of its Safe and Secure Building Act, according to a May 17 opinion entered by the Commonwealth Court.

Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police president explains position on Act 47 challenge

By Robert Lawson | Sep 6, 2016

PITTSBURGH — The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) in Pittsburgh has been involved with a civic conundrum over police union member contracts and, as part of an Act 47 challenge, will now head to court over the matter.

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