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Everest Receivable Services Inc. accused of using abusive debt collection practices

An individual is suing Everest Receivable Services Inc. and Does 1-10 for alleged harassment and abusive debt collection practices.

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission allegedly fired woman because of her disability

An individual is suing her former employer, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, for alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Aramark Campus LLC allegedly fired woman because she was pregnant

An individual is suing her former employer, Aramark Campus LLC, for alleged harassment and pregnancy discrimination.

State Farm Insurance accused of wrongfully denying disability benefits

An individual is suing State Farm Insurance Companies Group Health & Welfare Plan for United States Employees and several other insurance providers for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

A patient is suing the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Highmark Health Solutions Inc. allegedly fired Ethiopian man after he complained about alleged racial discrimination

An Ethiopian man is suing his former employers, Highmark Health Solutions Inc. and Highmark Health, for alleged racial discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Judge says Penn State owed $320K for expenses of summer program for high-schoolers

A federal judge has ruled that Summer Study Programs Inc. must pay Penn State University nearly $320,000 for providing students with “room, board and computer access” during a summer program in 2016, according to a recent decision filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Encompass Indemnity Company accused of violating insurance contract by allegedly failing to pay claim in full

An individual is suing Encompass Indemnity Company for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

VFW Post 6168 and VFW 406 accused of firing employee after she complained of racial discrimination

An individual is suing her former employers, VFW Post 6168 and VFW 406, for allegedly subjecting her to discrimination, a hostile work environment and retaliation.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church accused of firing employee due to her disability

A woman is suing her former employer, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, for allegedly firing her while she was on medical leave.

Former police officer accuses immediate supervisor at Lock Haven University of sexual harassment

A former police officer is suing Lock Haven University for allegedly subjecting her to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.

Married couple accuses motorist of negligence after car accident

A married couple is suing Howard Klein, a motorist, for alleged negligence.

Continuum Investments LLC allegedly owes $13.9 million on a mortgage loan

A company is suing Continuum Investments LLC for allegedly breaching a loan and security agreement.

Colonial Park Care Center and Grane Healthcare Co. allegedly fired employee for requesting time off for Ramadan

A Muslim employee is suing her former employers, Colonial Park Care Center LLC d/b/a Colonial Park Care Center and Grane Healthcare Co., for alleged discrimination.

Carbon County Correctional Facility accused of cruel and unusual punishment after inmate allegedly attacked

An inmate is suing the Carbon County Correctional Facility; Timothy Fritz, the facility's warden; officers Albaro Castro, Steven Ringby and C.O. Tye; and 10 unidentified individuals for alleged cruel and unusual punishment.

Amtrak allegedly failed to prevent woman from slipping and falling into gap between platform and train

An individual is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, also known as Amtrak, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company accused of wrongfully refusing to pay underinsured motorist benefits

An individual is suing State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

Former employee accuses Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission of firing him because he is Indian

An individual is suing the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for alleged racial discrimination and wrongful termination.

Assurant Inc. accused of firing employee for requesting FMLA-protected leave

A former employee is suing Assurant Inc. and John Does for alleged wrongful termination and disability discrimination.

Intertek York-Building Products & Building Services allegedly failed to prevent man from being hit by 600-pound pipe

An individual is suing Intertek York-Building Products & Building Services and other companies for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.