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

Employee files age, disability discrimination suit against Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania

By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2019

SCRANTON – A Kingston woman is suing her employer, alleging that she was discriminated against due to her age and disability.

Camelback Resort sued for a third time in nine months over alleged injury on 'The Flowrider'

By Gabriel Neves | Apr 22, 2019

SCRANTON – A New York man is suing a Tannersville-based waterpark, alleging he was injured on one of its rides.

Consumer files suit against Split Rock Resort over card digits on receipt

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 9, 2019

SCRANTON – A New York resident alleges a Harmony resort placed her at a risk of identity theft by printing more numbers than allowed by law on a receipt.

Former housekeeper files suit against Ramada accusing supervisor of sexual assault

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 26, 2019

SCRANTON – A former housekeeper for the Ramada hotel chain recently filed a lawsuit against the company and the franchise operator of the Ramada by Wyndham in Hazelton alleging she was sexually assaulted by one of her supervisors.

Monroe County man says Service Link, Seterus robbed and vandalized his house

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 22, 2019

SCRANTON – A Monroe County man recently filed a lawsuit against property inspection company Service Link claiming its workers burglarized and vandalized his home.

Lawsuit: Hershey forced out older white employees for young minority hires

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

SCRANTON — An employee is suing The Hershey Co., citing alleged fraudulent inducement and wrongful termination.

Copper press fitting manufacturer Viega LLC is accused of unfair business practices

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

HARRISBURG — A commercial mechanical contractor is suing Viega LLC, a manufacturer, citing alleged restraint of trade under the Clayton Act and monopolization under the Sherman Act.

Luzerne Co. cop, accused of forcing women to perform oral sex, hit with civil lawsuit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 11, 2019

SCRANTON — Legal troubles continue for a Luzerne County cop accused of forcing women to perform non-consensual sex acts.

Scranton judge transfers $600M legal malpractice case against Montgomery McCracken

By Charmaine Little | Feb 5, 2019

SCRANTON - A massive legal malpractice lawsuit alleging class action plaintiffs were shorted by more than $600 million is headed out of Pennsylvania.

Former York County employee files wrongful termination lawsuit after sexual harassment claims

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 5, 2019

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing York County and its Department of Emergency Services, citing alleged defamation, invasion of privacy, deprivation of liberty interest, illegal search and seizure, and wrongful termination.

Black customer claims he was told to leave Just Wing It in Annville due to his race

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

SCRANTON — A customer is suing a restaurant, citing alleged racial discrimination.

Scarsdale couple sue Aquatopia after alleged injury on the FlowRider

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 8, 2019

SCRANTON — A Scarsdale couple are suing CBK Lodge LP, owner of indoor waterpark Aquatopia, citing alleged negligence and premises liability.

ALDI shopper says she was struck by forklift

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 7, 2019

SCRANTON — A business invitee is suing ALDI Inc., a discount supermarket, citing alleged negligence.

Former employee claims Samaritan Caregivers violated ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 19, 2018

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing Samaritan Caregivers LLC, a Pennsylvania corporation, citing alleged disability discrimination, failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, and retaliation.

Stroudsburg School District seeks dismissal of sex assault lawsuit filed by student against music teacher

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 19, 2018

SCRANTON -- A minor who was allegedly sexually harassed and molested by a Stroudsburg Area School District music teacher is suing the district and the teacher for that violation, but the district is attempting to dismiss the case.

Court orders Navient to produce disputed records of borrowers

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 18, 2018

HARRISBURG -- Student loan servicer Navient was presented with a court order in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's lawsuit that requires the company to produce disputed records of borrowers.

Student's mother sues Mount Carmel schools after daughter allegedly burned in chemistry class

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 4, 2018

SCRANTON — A mother is suing a school district and its officers, citing alleged failure to protect and negligence.

Woman says she was wrongfully accused of robbing an AT&T store

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 30, 2018

SCRANTON — A Blakeslee, Pennsylvania resident is suing a police officer, citing alleged assault and violation of civil rights.

Labor Dept. alleged to have violated FOIA

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 27, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT — A man is suing the U.S. Department of Labor, citing an alleged Freedom of Information Act violation.

Dismissed baseball coach sues Scranton School District

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 26, 2018

A Pennsylvania resident is suing Scranton School District and Alexis Kirijan, school operator, citing alleged violation of due process.

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