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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.

Rental property owner claims unlawful search and seizure by police

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

ERIE — A Beaver County resident is suing police officers, citing unlawful search and seizure.

Employee accuses Pennsylvania Corrections Department of ADA violation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections for alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Lawsuit says Purple's website discriminates to visually impaired

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Purple Innovation is accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act for allegedly failing to have a website that can be accessed by visually impaired users.

Schwan's Home Service accused of discrimination by employee with cancer

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An area sales manager is suing Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., a home food delivery service provider, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Former employee accused of breaching employment contract

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

A Pittsburgh man faces a lawsuit after violating a severance agreement with his former employers.

Pittsburgh resident accuses manufacturer of wrongful termination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 31, 2018

A manufacturer of scientific equipment faces allegations of disability discrimination.

Pittsburgh police sued for civil rights violations in alleged false arrest case

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 28, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County resident is suing the city of Pittsburgh and its police department, alleging assault, false arrest and malicious prosecution.

A Pennsylvania man is suing law enforcement officers, alleging excessive force

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania man is suing two unnamed police officers, citing alleged assault, battery, excessive force, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Centimark Corp. sues former employees and competitor for unfair competition

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 22, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A roofing company is suing Troy Osborne, Phillip Hammett, Michael Calvin and BluSky Restoration Contractors, LLC, former employees and competitor, citing alleged fraud, conspiracy and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Pennsylvania Skill Games claims Georgia companies infringed on trademark

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 20, 2018

ERIE — A Pennsylvania video game manufacturer is suing Pace-O-Matic Inc. and Miele Manufacturing Inc., both based in Georgia, alleging trademark infringement.

Former employee accuses Redstone Highlands of disability-based discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 9, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing Redstone Presbyterian Seniorcare, temporarily doing business as senior living facility Redstone Highlands, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge.

Parents claim Army Corps of Engineers' negligence led to drowning

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A pair of estate representatives is suing United States of America, alleging that a woman drowned in the Ohio River as a result of the government's negligence.

Class action accuses Knorr, New York Air Brake of hurting labor market

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2018

PITTSBURGH — An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Knorr-Bremse AG, Knorr Brake Co. and New York Air Brake Corp., citing alleged fraudulent concealment, unfair competition and vicarious liability.

Class-action lawsuit accuses Amerco of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A disabled woman filed a class-action lawsuit against Amerco Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination.

Former employee accuses Meadville Medical Center of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 11, 2018

ERIE — An ultrasound technologist is suing former employer Meadville Medical Center, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

ALDI customer files class action suit alleging disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A disabled man filed a class-action lawsuit against ALDI, Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination.

Cheswick police chief files suit in wake of overtime dispute

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 2, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A police chief is suing Cheswick Borough for breach of contract.

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