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New York man alleges Trans Union, Equifax mixed credit file with another individual's file

PHILADELPHIA – A New York resident alleges two credit bureaus have mixed his credit file with that of a family member.

Camden Mechanical alleged to owe more than $90,000 to labor union funds

READING – A Camden, New Jersey company is alleged to have failed to remit contributions to labor union funds.

Couple alleges they were damaged when Wheeler, Wolfenden & Dawares PA failed to prepare tax returns

PHILADELPHIA – A Unionville couple alleges a Delaware accounting and professional service firm failed to prepare their taxes for two years.

MBR Construction Services Inc. alleged to have failed to pay contributions to funds

READING – A Blandon company is alleged to have failed to pay contributions as outlined in a collective bargaining agreement.

Allstate claims Electrolux dryers are defective, caused fires

ALLENTOWN – An insurance company alleges a North Carolina company manufactured defective dryers that caused fires its insureds' properties.

Former Drexel student's lawsuit over debt collection will continue

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia federal judge on Feb. 5 found no grounds to dismiss a debt collection complaint filed by a former Drexel University student.

Estate seeks declaration regarding H&H Manufacturing Co. shares

PHILADELPHIA – The counsel for the estate of a woman alleges the redemption of a Folcroft company's stock is voided because it is untimely.

Razor Technology LLC alleges former employee breached confidentiality agreement

PHILADELPHIA – A Conshohocken service technology company alleges a New Jersey man is misappropriating and using its trade secrets.

Sequoia Consulting Group Inc. alleged to have failed to contribute to man's 401(k) plan

PHILADELPHIA – A West Chester man alleges an Indiana-headquartered business has not made contributions to his 401(k) plan.

Keybank National Association alleges Fleetway Leasing fraudulently concealed financial information

PHILADELPHIA – A financial institution claims two Feasterville entities misrepresented that certain lease payments were current.

Amtrak mechanic alleges toolbox caused rotator cuff injury

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware man alleges an overloaded toolbox assigned to him at his job caused injuries to his shoulder.

Consumer claims Merchants Credit Guide Co. did not clearly identify creditor in letter

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman alleges a collection letter she received did not clearly identify the creditor.

Former Pennsylvania State University research assistant alleges he was not paid

PHILADELPHIA – A University Park academic institution is alleged to have not paid a research assistant for his work.

Lawsuit questions whether four-hour delay at ER caused plaintiff vision in one eye

PHILADELPHIA – Whether a four-hour ER delay in 2015 cost a Pennsylvania woman vision in one eye and adversely impacted her life remains on the books following a memorandum opinion issued by a judge in Philadelphia Feb. 6.

Federal judge dismisses RICO claims filed against U.S. Xpress by former drivers

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a racketeering lawsuit filed against U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc., Pratt (Corrugated Logistics) LLC and certain employees of both companies, according to a memorandum opinion entered on Feb. 5 by Judge Cynthia M. Rufe.

Nurse with hearing loss loses part of lawsuit against Genesis Healthcare

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted Genesis Healthcare Corp.’s partial motion to dismiss a Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit filed by a former employee, according to an opinion issued on Feb. 6.

Synchrony Healthcare Communications Inc. alleged to have misappropriated trade secrets

PHILADELPHIA – A Palo Alto, California biopharmaceutical company alleges corporations in West Chester unlawfully used its trade secrets.

Student files class action against Temple University over ranking of online MBA program

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey man alleges a Philadelphia-headquartered university engaged in fraudulent and deceptive business practices regarding an online program.

Hatfield woman alleges long-term disability benefits were unlawfully terminated

PHILADELPHIA – A Hatfield woman is seeking reinstatement of her long-term disability benefits.

Onsite 340B alleges 340Basics breached agreement, 'poached' employee

READING – A Kennett Square company alleges a New Jersey business improperly "poached" one of its employees.