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Berks Co. $21M bad-faith verdict overturned; Insurers welcome the ruling, attorney says

By Karen Kidd | Apr 23, 2018

Insurance companies are the real winners in a recent Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling that vacated a $21 million bad-faith insurance verdict in a more than 20-year-old collision claim, a Philadelphia-based litigator said during an interview.

Federal judge denies certification of class action lawsuit against truck manufacturers

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 20, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Philadelphia struck down an effort to certify a pair of anti-trust class action lawsuits filed against several large truck manufacturers back in 2010, suits which encompassed claims totaling in excess of $1 billion.

WB Music, other publishers allege Just Enuff Lounge used music without a license

By Louie Torres | Jul 19, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Several music publishing companies are suing Justenuff Jack LLC and Steven H. Paik, alleging copyright infringement.

Golo says Supplement Direct, Supplement Police published defamatory product review

By Louie Torres | Jun 15, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A diet-plan marketer is suing Supplement Direct Ventures Inc. and ABC Co. d/b/a Supplement Police, alleging negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Provider of weight-loss plans sues DietInsight for allegedly making false statements

By Louie Torres | May 18, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A company offering weight-loss programs is suing ABC Co. d/b/a DietInsight, which allegedly is affiliated with plaintiff's competitors, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Advocate hopes Supreme Court ruling shows agencies the importance of transparency

By Jamie Kelly | Jun 7, 2016

HARRISBURG — A recent decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that forces the state Public Utility Commission to release documents after a nearly three-year battle was not only correct, but also will hopefully make other agencies more likely to release documents without a court battle, the former executive director of the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records said.

Keystone Automotive Operations seeks payment of allegedly unpaid invoices

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 29, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – An automotive parts corporation is suing a New Jersey business over claims that it hasn't paid for parts delivered.

JanSport Apparel Corp. sues competitor alleging unauthorized use of trademark

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – JanSport Apparel Corp. is suing a competitor alleging that it is selling almost identical backpacks to what JanSport manufactures.

Inn Dwelling Inc. sues radio station, others alleging corruption and fraud

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 1, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia-based nonprofit is suing a number of radio corporations, claiming that the organization was defrauded through fundraising scams of more than $300,000.

Commercial Door Systems sues former employees claiming they're stealing clients with identical products

By Kari Valence | Dec 1, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – An Ohio door-system company is suing former employees, claiming they're manufacturing practically identical products.

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