U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Division News

Walmart wins request to limit evidence in suit involving child allegedly hit by 'rocket cart'

By Charmaine Little | Jul 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH— The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on March 26 granted Walmart's motion to dismiss certain testimony and evidence in a negligence case after a child was allegedly injured by an employee's cart.

Healthy Minds Academy claims fellowship used its name to get grants

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — The Healthy Minds Academy is suing Albert Schweitzer Fellowship-Pittsburgh, citing alleged misappropriation of and idea and trademark infringement.

Judge allows Westmoreland General, blamed for child's brain injury, to conduct genetic testing as part of defense

By John Breslin | Jul 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled on May 22 that a minor can be genetically tested to find out whether a brain injury may be connected to his family history and environment.

Federal magistrate judge orders failed bidder on Westmoreland County hotel into arbitration

By Karen Kidd | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A federal magistrate judge has ordered the failed high-bidder for a hotel in Westmoreland County into arbitration earlier to resolve differences over that failed bid.

Woman wants $13K arbitration award against Davidson Design affirmed

By Carrie Salls | Jun 5, 2018

A client of Davison Design & Development Inc. is asking the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to uphold an arbitration award in her favor, according to a motion filed on April 27.

Capex Oilfield Services Inc. allegedly failed to pay overtime

By Louie Torres | Mar 20, 2018

An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Capex Oilfield Services Inc. for allegedly failing to properly compensate him.

Consumer claims Medical Data Systems Inc. continues to call after asked to stop

By Louie Torres | Nov 16, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Fair Oaks resident claims that a Florida debt collector is unlawfully calling him.

Labor secretary alleges Heart II Heart LLC failed to pay employees overtime

By Louie Torres | Oct 20, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh company is alleged to have failed to pay employees for all hours worked.

Man alleges Seneca Resources, National Fuel Gas Co. owe unpaid overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Oct 13, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A man formerly employed as a solid waste technician alleges that he was not paid overtime wages during his employment.

Consumer files suit against PNC Bank, others over collection calls

By Louie Torres | Oct 10, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh individual alleges that his privacy was invaded by collection calls.

Man alleges All Service Building Management Corp. did not pay overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

An Erie man alleges his former janitorial services employer owes him unpaid wages.

Wabtec Corp. claims Siemens Industry Trainguard PTC infringes patent

By Louie Torres | Sep 29, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Wilmerding corporation alleges that a Georgia company has infringed on its patents.

U.S. Steel Corp. stockholder alleges proxy statement contained false statements

By Louie Torres | Sep 29, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A stockholder of U.S. Steel Corp. alleges that its directors breached their fiduciary duty and violated securities laws.

Doctor seeks payment of disability benefits from Standard Insurance Co. he alleges are owed

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Beaver County man alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Man alleges prescription drug Jardiance caused kidney injuries

By Louie Torres | Sep 27, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A McKees Rocks man alleges he was injured by a diabetes drug.

Patriot Drilling Fluids, Q'Max alleged to have failed to pay technicians overtime

By Louie Torres | Sep 13, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A New York man employed by three oil and natural gas exploration and production companies alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages.

Former solids control technician alleges Bos Solutions failed to pay overtime wages

By Louie Torres | Sep 13, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A man alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor by his former employer.

Woman claims Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center intubated father against wishes, seeks more than $3M

By Louie Torres | Aug 23, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A Tennessee woman alleges that her father's medical wishes were not followed by a federally run health care facility.

New Dominion Construction alleged to owe more than $200,000 for construction work

By Louie Torres | Aug 16, 2017

PITTSBURGH – An Alabama company alleges a McDonald construction company still owes it for work it did on a project.

Rice Energy accused of improperly classifying certain employees as independent contractors

By Louie Torres | Aug 15, 2017

PITTSBURGH – A man employed as a drilling fluid engineer for an oil and natural gas company alleges that he was not paid for overtime work.

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