U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Harrisburg Division News

Former diabetic Lebanon Transit worker says he was discriminated against, seeks judgment

By Charmaine Little | Aug 14, 2018

HARRISBURG - A man accusing the County of Lebanon Transit Authority, which does business as Lebanon Transit, of discrimination requested a summary judgment be entered in his favor, according to a June 13 filing with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Class-action suit accuses Premier Student Loan Center of making unwanted calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 17, 2018

HARRISBURG — A man filed a class-action lawsuit against Consumer Advocacy Center Inc., doing business as Premier Student Loan Center, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Mom can't sue cheer camp for 'recklessness' after daughter broke leg

By Charmaine Little | Jul 12, 2018

HARRISBURG - A general accusation of recklessness will not be added to a woman’s extensive list of claims and allegations against a cheer camp where her daughter was allegedly injured after the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania removed the phrase "and recklessness" from the lawsuit in an April 24 ruling.

U.S. national files suit claiming terrorist group kidnapped his mother

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 2, 2018

HARRISBURG — A U.S. national is suing terrorist group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, also known as Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, claiming that the group intentinally inflicted emotional distress on him.

Woman claims foot injury resulted from Camelback Resort's negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 25, 2018

HARRISBURG — A New York resident is suing Camelback Resort LLC and other business operators, citing alleged negligence.

Military vet alleges discrimination after taking service dog to donate plasma; Company seeking summary judgment

By Kyla Asbury | May 25, 2018

A motion for summary judgment has been filed in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims that he was discriminated against because his service dog went with him to donate plasma.

Public Interest Legal Foundation files suit against Pennsylvania for records concerning noncitizen voter registrants

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 8, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – A nonpartisan public interest organization based in Indiana alleges Pennsylvania failed to comply with its records request in violation of federal law.

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

By Louie Torres | Jan 25, 2018

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

By Louie Torres | Nov 7, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Nov 1, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Sep 29, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Sep 29, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Sep 28, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Apr 26, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Apr 25, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Apr 14, 2017

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.

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