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Consumer with disability claims Dollar General Store fails to comply with ADA

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A consumer with a disability has filed a class action lawsuit against Dollar General Corp., citing alleged disability discrimination.

Lawsuit: Plane filled with carbon monoxide and 'wet sock' smell, causing pilot to pass out

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A pilot for a California airline says he finds himself grounded by not receiving medical clearance to return to his job, due to medical complications resulting from negligent, prolonged carbon monoxide exposure in the planes he was flying.

Goodea Construction Co. sued for alleged breach of indemnity agreement

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 30, 2018

ERIE — An insurance company is suing a host of construction contractors, citing alleged breach of an indemnity agreement.

Deployed service member sues McKamish for alleged workplace discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania man is suing his former employers, citing alleged discrimination and violations of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and the Pennsylvania Military Affairs Act.

Woman says Walgreens fired her because of her age

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 28, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A patient care coordinator is suing Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, a former employer, citing alleged discrimination and wrongful termination.

Former Millcreek Township employee say she was fired in retaliation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 22, 2018

ERIE — A former employee is suing Millcreek Township, John Groh, John Morgan and James Bock, municipal corporation and supervisors, citing alleged retaliation.

Blind man claims Bridgestone Golf's website is not suitable for visually impaired individuals

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

ERIE — A Westmoreland County resident has filed a class action lawsuit against Bridgestone Golf, citing alleged disability discrimination.

Braddock company says it's not liable for death of kayaker allegedly sucked underneath barges on the Monongahela

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A materials handling company is seeking to exonerate itself from liability, in a case in which one of its vessels is accused of causing the death of a kayaker on the Monongahela River in 2015.

Woman sues financial companies over years of collection calls

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

ERIE — A woman is suing GC Services LP, EGS Financial Inc. and Convergent Outsourcing Inc., financial institutions and collecting agency, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Ammunition company sues Dick's Sporting Goods over contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 8, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Nevada corporation is suing Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., a retailer, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Beer bottle exploded into man's eye, Erie lawsuit says

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 5, 2018

ERIE — A South Carolina man is suing 40401 Corp. LLC, d/b/a Erie Brewing Co., and South Erie Beer Inc., citing alleged breach of warranty.

Consumers sue Scotts Miracle-Gro over EZ Seed, say it doesn't live up to claims

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 29, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. Inc. and The Scotts Co. LLC, lawn and garden products marketer, claiming false advertising.

Couple claim Veterans Affairs failed to diagnose medical condition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 25, 2018

ERIE — A couple is suing a government agency, citing alleged medical negligence and loss of consortium.

Triangle Mart seeks to remove its SNAP suspension

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 24, 2018

ERIE — Convenience store owners are suing the United States of America, citing alleged breach of duty.

Former unit coordinator sues Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A health unit coordinator is suing Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, and UPMC, former employers, citing alleged racial discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Michigan company accuses Blume Honey Water of fraud in Pittsburgh lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Michigan company is suing Blume Honey Water LLC, Michelle Burchfiels, Douglas Q. Holmes and DHJH Holdings LLC, beverage company, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud, liability and negligent misrepresentation.

Gun club owner, firearms advocacy group accuse Pennsylvania township of violating right to bear arms

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 17, 2018

ERIE — A gun club owner and the Second Amendment Foundation are suing Robinson Township alleging that a local zoning ordinance infringes on the club owner's constitutional right to bear arms.

Construction supply company files TCPA class action in Pittsburgh federal court

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A construction supply company has filed a lawsuit against PC Shield Inc., an Oklahoma corporation, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Pittsburgh law firm sues Hertz Gateway Center for breach of lease agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania law firm is suing Hertz Gateway Center, citing alleged breach of lease agreement and trespass.

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