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Huntingdon Valley couple file suit over alleged slip at pool at Margaritaville-Grand Cayman

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Huntingdon Valley couple is suing Margaritaville Holdings LLC, d/b/a Margaritaville Beach Resort - Grand Cayman, et al, condominium owners, citing alleged negligence.

Blank Rome law firm is accused of gender discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A female employee is suing Blank Rome LLP and Laurence Liss, law firm and CTO, citing alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

City of Philadelphia, DHS worker blamed for boy's death

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An aunt of a decedent minor is suing the City of Philadelphia and Issiar Santa-Torres, government entity and DHS worker, citing an alleged violation of civil rights.

Fabric manufacturer accuses North Carolina company of false advertising

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A fabric manufacturer is suing Ripstop by the Roll LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company, citing alleged false advertising.

Lawyers predict $1,500 per class member in settlement with Optimum Healthcare IT; Attorneys to get $1.6 million

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has approved a class settlement in a lawsuit against Optimum Healthcare IT LLC, a health care information technology firm.

Court denies care center's motion to dismiss former employee's lawsuit

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 13, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss filed by The Maternal Child Consortium LLC, and Associates Home Care Inc.

Web of litigation gets a little clearer as Watson, Allergan can't sue FTC

By Charmaine Little | Nov 13, 2018

On Oct. 29, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted the Federal Trade Commission’s motion to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit with Watson Laboratories and Allergan Finance.

Army granted summary judgment in civilian employee's age discrimination suit

By Charmaine Little | Nov 13, 2018

The Army was granted its motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Oct. 29 after a man accused the Pentagon of not giving him a promotion because of his age.

Investor claims he was excluded from operations management

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A business investor is suing, citing alleged breach of contract and fraudulent concealment.

Woman sues Catholic Social Services for alleged discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An African-American woman is suing Catholic Social Service and others, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Former employee sues Futura Mobility for alleged ADA violations

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A man with a disability is suing Futura Mobility LLC, a former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

District court rules on attempted wage class action by ex La Buca waiter who worked there for three weeks

By Charmaine Little | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - On Oct. 26, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a former restaurant worker’s motion for conditional certification for his colleagues to opt into his federal law claim against Ristorante La Buca Inc.

SourceOne named in lawsuit alleging tortious interference in a business relationship

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania aeration equipment manufacturer is suing SourceOne Inc. and Billy Goat Industries Inc., citing an alleged violation of the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act.

Pharmaceutical company charges Thiola manufacturer with anticompetitive conduct

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmaceutical company is suing a drug manufacturer, citing alleged monopolization and unfair competition.

American Airlines flight attendant fails to prove sexually hostile work environment and gender discrimination

By Charmaine Little | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An American Airlines flight attendant’s claims of gender discrimination did not hold up in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which granted the airline summary judgment on Aug. 27.

Environmental advocate seeks to stop the Burnt Mill Bridge project

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A nonprofit environmental organization is suing state and federal government agencies, citing alleged breach of duty.

UPenn nurse claims she was terminated for reporting a medical incident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A registered nurse is suing a hospital, citing alleged tortious interference and wrongful termination.

Couple sue Greene, Tweed & Co. for alleged noncompliance with ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A couple are suing Greene, Tweed & Co. Inc., a Pennsylvania company, citing alleged discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, loss of consortium, racial discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Federal judge says health care providers lack standing for claims against insurer

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 7, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed an amended complaint filed by health care providers, citing lack of standing.

Longtime registered nurse says former hospital wouldn't take her back full-time after her absence for cancer treatments

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A veteran registered nurse has sued her former hospital employer for disability discrimination and retaliation, claiming she was not allowed to return to full-time duties after taking a medical leave of absence to treat her breast cancer.

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