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Giant Food Stores LLC worker alleges she was discharged in retaliation for requesting FMLA leave

HARRISBURG – A York County woman alleges she was terminated from her job with a grocery store chain in retaliation for needing a medical leave.

Man seeks $1 billion from VISA, Metlife in dispute over late wife's death benefits

HARRISBURG – A Dauphin County man alleges his late wife's death benefits were deceitfully dispersed.

Woman claims Liberty Life Assurance did not provide fair review of benefit claim

HARRISBURG – A Harrisburg woman alleges that she is owed payment of past-due disability benefits that were wrongfully denied.

Quantum Communications LTD alleges it is owed more than $130,000 from clients

A Harrisburg public relations firm alleges it was not paid for its services.

Former Sheetz assistant managers allege they were not paid for any hours beyond 40 per week

A Tyrone man and Greensburg woman allege they are owed unpaid wages from when they worked for Sheetz.

Consumer claims DeVille Asset Management LTD's actions lowered credit score

A Shamokin resident claims the Texas-based debt collector failed to mark an alleged debt as disputed.

Hanover man alleges design of medical device used in surgery caused bacterial infection

HARRISBURG – A Hanover couple are seeking damages after the husband was allegedly infected by a bacteria after a surgery because of the design of a medical device used.

Legend Smelting and Recycling Inc. alleges it wasn't paid for scrap metal sold

HARRISBURG – An Ohio scrap metal business alleges it is owed more than $300,000 for metal it delivered.

Bell-Mark Technologies Corp. alleged to have failed to pay overtime wages

HARRISBURG – Three former field service technicians for a textile machine manufacturer allege they were not paid overtime wages during their employment.

Magnesita Refractories Co. seeks return of confidential information from former employee, others

HARRISBURG – A York producer of refractory materials and products alleges a former employee has misappropriated trade secrets.

York County woman says Hanover Foods denied her FMLA rights

HARRISBURG — An assembly-line employee is suing Hanover Foods Corporation, citing alleged discrimination and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Employee says Polk Foundation failed to pay adequate overtime

HARRISBURG — A maintenance worker is suing the Charles P. and Margaret E. Polk Foundation, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Muddy Girl camo toys at center of copyright lawsuit

PHILADELPHIA — A design business is suing Nxt Generation LLC and Global Manufacturing Associates Inc., both based in Ohio, citing alleged copyright infringement for using a camouflage pattern without permission.

Mifflin County asks judge to dismiss suit by mother accused of child abuse, saying all claims unsubstantiated

HARRISBURG — The federal complaint of a mother who is suing Mifflin County for allegedly falsely accusing her of child abuse is being challenged after the county filed a motion on March 21 to dismiss the suit.

Man claims faulty airbag made by Takata in his Honda caused severe injuries

A Perry County man is suing Takata Corporation, TK Holdings Inc., Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Honda R & D Co. Ltd., American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Honda of America Mfg. Inc., citing insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability for an alleged design defect affecting an airbag made by Takata.

Summa & Iezzi Inc. accused of not making contributions to labor funds

HARRISBURG — Labor funds are suing Summa & Iezzi Inc., a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged breach of contract.

McNaughton Homes, others accused of copyright infringement

HARRISBURG — Nebraska companies are suing Pennsylvania-based defendants The McNaughton Company d/b/a McNaughton Homes and Midpenn Construction Co.; 441 McNaughton Properties LLC; Midpenn Properties Inc.; McNaughton Real Estate Group Inc.; David W. Shannon; Vicki R. Shannon; Francis J. McNaughton; and Mark McNaughton, citing alleged copyright infringement.

Student loan provider Navient intends to defend against suits brought by US, Illinois, Washington

The country's largest student loan provider and two of its subsidiaries are embroiled in litigation with federal regulators and the attorneys general of Illinois Washington state over alleged failures in how it services its student loan borrowers.

Motis Energy LLC claims it wasn't paid for services

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania company is suing SWN Production Company LLC, a Texas company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Quantum Imaging & Therapeutic Associates alleges breach of contract

HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania business is suing Chicago-based Metropolitan Diagnostic Imaging Inc., d/b/a A.M.I.C., and West Virginia resident Harsha Hatti, alleging breach of contract, misrepresentation and tortious interference.