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Gov. Wolf, state officials sue to stop manufacturer of 3D printed plastic guns

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Gov. Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and the State Police are suing the maker of plastic guns for allegedly allowing the 3D printing of unlicensed plastic guns that go undetected through metal detectors.

Consumer sues retail electric provider, claiming nuisance telemarketing practices

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Texpo Power, doing business as YEP Energy, a retail electric provider, citing alleged intrusive invasion of privacy.

Florida couple sues after alleged slip-and-fall accident at Radisson Hotel

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Florida couple is suing Valley Forge Convention Center Partners, after an alleged slip-and-fall accident at the Radisson Hotel.

Lawsuit filed against W&D Imports claims fraud in sale of pre-owned Maserati

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 25, 2018

Lawsuit claims that W&D Imports failed to disclose that used Maserati was damaged in front-end collision

Sun Chemical Corp. sued by former employee citing violation of Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A national account manager is suing Sun Chemical Corp., claiming his former employer allegedly violated the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Agreement.

SnapCab sued over alleged breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Georgia corporation is suing Bostock Co. Inc., doing business as SnapCab, citing alleged breach of contract.

State Farm blames Bob's Heating & Cooling for property damage

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. is suing Robert Southrey, individually and doing business as Bob's Heating & Cooling, citing alleged negligence and breach of warranty.

Former office manager claims Advanced Family Practice did not remit payroll taxes

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An office manager is suing former employer Advanced Family Practice PC and Carol Struminger, citing alleged failure to remit payroll tax withholdings.

Woman files suit against U.S. government agencies following accident

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing the United States of America, the Social Security Administration and the U.S. Attorney General, citing alleged negligence.

Sales counselor claims Nutrisystem fired her because of disability

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A sales counselor is suing Nutrisystem Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Former employee claims Lehigh University fired her because of illness

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Lehigh University, claiming the university violated the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Suit claims Bryant, Carrier, United Technologies made false claims about furnace

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems, Carrier Corp. and United Technologies Corp., citing alleged breach of implied warranty of merchantability.

Quakertown claims Verizon must pay fees for use of borough-owned poles

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The Borough of Quakertown is suing several Verizon entities, citing alleged conversion and trespassing.

Electrolux wants dismissal of lawsuit alleging dryer caused Philadelphia fire

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A major appliance maker has filed a brief to support the dismissal of malfunction lawsuit against a customer who did not service process documents in a timely manner.

MIF City II claims California Pizza Kitchen plumbing work caused loss of revenue

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — MIF City II LP is suing California Pizza Kitchen Inc., citing alleged breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Guardian claims H&H Manufacturing owes wages and benefits to ward

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man's limited guardian is suing H&H Manufacturing Co. Inc. and precision machine shop owner Thomas Tomei, citing alleged breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and unpaid wages.

Lawsuit over fall off platform in Alabama bar was filed in Philly but dismissed by judge

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A liability lawsuit filed against Irish Bred Pub Concepts Co. by two patrons of an independently owned and operated establishment was dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in an April 25 ruling.

Gender discrimination case against West Pharmaceutical Services closed

By Annie Hunt | Jan 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The case of a former employee who sued an Exton pharmaceutical business, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination, has been closed.

Consumer alleges her personal information was compromised in Equifax breach, seeks damages

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

An Eagleville individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Equifax Inc. and Equifax Credit Information Services Inc. over allegations that it improperly handled and stored personally identifiable information.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Research Services alleges FDA failed to timely respond to petition

By Louie Torres | Sep 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Horsham-based supplier of pharmaceutical services alleges a federal agency failed to timely respond to its petition regarding the approval of a drug.

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