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

Mississippi couple sue job site controllers following 90-foot fall

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 24, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Mississippi couple are suing Performance Pipeline Services LLC and B-Dal Holdings LLC, job site controllers, citing alleged negligence.

Social Security recipient sues to have her benefit funds distributed in Guam

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A myotonic dystrophy patient is suing the Social Security Administration and Nancy A. Berryhill, federal agency and deputy commissioner, citing an alleged violation of Equal Protection By Exclusion From SSI Benefits and violation of Right to Travel.

Recruiting agency accused of violating Telephone Consumer Protection Act

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An insurance company has filed a class action lawsuit against Career Advantage of Mahoning Valley Inc. and related entities, citing alleged conversion and violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Employee accuses Rand Corp. of gender and racial discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An African-American woman is suing Rand Corp., her employer, citing an alleged violation of the Equal Pay Act and gender and racial discrimination.

Member says he was wrongfully suspended by Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A fraternity member is suing Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity Inc., Alpha Epsilon Pi - Alpha Kappa Chapter, and Charles Poe, fraternity organizations and master, citing alleged breach of contract and negligent infliction of emotional distress.

Couple, living trust accused of defamation, violations of Lanham Act by Global Six Sigma

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 9, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Global Six Sigma and its director are suing Craig J. Setter, The Revocable Living Trust of Crag J. Setter, The Revocable Living Trust of Lauren M. Setter, Harmony Living LLC, Center for Corporate Advancement Group LLC, Aveta Ltd., and Carnegie Foundation LLC, citing alleged defamation and violations of the Lanham Act.

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.

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