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Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.

Trump admin makes use of Medicare law in blunt warning to asbestos lawyers

By Daniel Fisher | Sep 19, 2018

In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.

U.S. government accuses Bailey Family Chiropractic P.C. of failing to fully pay federal employment tax

By Philip Gonzales | May 31, 2018

The U.S. government is suing Bailey Family Chiropractic P.C. a/k/a Bailey Chiropractic Inc. and David Bailey for allegedly failing to fully pay their federal employment tax liabilities.

Pennsylvania hospital, regional cardiology practice to pay $20 million after alleged kickback scheme

By Mark Iandolo | Mar 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced March 7 that UPMC Hamot (Hamot), an Erie, Pennsylvania, hospital that is affiliated with the with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), and Medicor Associates Inc. (Medicor), a regional physician cardiology practice, will pay $20.75 million after allegations of kickbacks and improper financial relationships.

Lancaster to address sewage discharge into Conestoga River after settlement with state, feds

By Laura Halleman | Jan 11, 2018

READING – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) have reached a settlement with the city of Lancaster to take action in ending sewage discharge into local waterways from storm and sewage systems.

Panel explores overlapping criminal enforcement actions against companies and how penalties are determined

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 20, 2017

NEW YORK – Insight into the process of crafting of financial penalties for companies alleged to have engaged in corporate misconduct was a prominent topic of discussion in a recent seminar held June 7.

Man sues Justice Department over alleged failure to treat inmate, now deceased

By Louie Torres | Jun 19, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — The relative of a former inmate is suing the United States of America c/o the U.S. Department of Justice over a claim of negligence.

Man sues U.S. government claiming he's wrongfully prohibited from owning firearms

By Louie Torres | Jun 12, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing the FBI, ATF and DOJ, alleging violation of civil rights, federal law and state law for his inability to own firearms.

Analysts say Sierra Club seeks to win delays, not legal battles

By Nancy Crist | Jan 6, 2017

WASHINGTON – Although none of the Sierra Club’s recent antitrust complaints resulted in stopping a liquid natural gas (LNG) pipeline project, antitrust and industry experts say legal victory was not the environmental group’s goal.

Tank Car Corporation of America accused of environmental violation

By Louie Torres | Sep 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government, at the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, is suing a Pennsylvania company alleging violation of federal environmental laws.

Government sues for repayment of loan plus interest

By The Penn Record | Jun 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Paul A. Elis Jr., claiming the Pennsylvania man has defaulted in payment of a loan.

Malvern company charged with defrauding the City of Philadelphia

By Jim Boyle | May 22, 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a Malvern, Pa.-based company with

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