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

Software company alleges its website was copied by Resolute Innovation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A software technology company is suing Resolute Innovation Inc., citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Wasted vegetables and lonely dogs: Property owner files lawsuit over CSX derailment in Bedford Co.

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH – An August 2017 derailment of a train hauling toxic chemicals in Hyndman has led to a class action lawsuit against CSX Transportation on behalf of the residents allegedly affected by the wreck and subsequent spill.

Clarion University employee accuses school of harassment, retaliation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 19, 2018

ERIE — An employee is suing Clarion University of Pennsylvania, citing alleged harassment and retaliation.

Energy companies claim Southeastern Land breached rights transfer agreements

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Several energy companies are suing Southeastern Land LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Borough of Conway reaches settlement over parking spot issue for disabled residents

By Charmaine Little | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH - A handful of Pennsylvania residents who find it difficult to walk were able to reach an agreement with a borough that once allegedly refused to provide accommodating parking spaces, according to court documents in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Parents of autistic student sue Pine-Richland School District

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Parents is suing Pine-Richland School District, a municipal corporation, citing alleged violation of student's rights.

ONEX claims it is out more than $75,000 because of RATH USA's false claims

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 13, 2018

ERIE — A contractor and installer of refractory products is suing manufacturing company RATH USA Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

Dog food buyers' class action claims Champion Petfoods misrepresented product

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A group of consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against dog food distributors Champion Petfoods USA Inc. and Champion Petfoods LP, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Former Pitt wrestling coach claims he was wrongfully terminated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A wrestling coach is suing the University of Pittsburgh, alleging he is owed unpaid wages and was wrongfully terminated.

Crew member blames Campbell Transportation for severe injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A crew member is suing vessel owner Campbell Transportation Co. for failing to provide a safe work environment.

U.S. government accuses Bailey Family Chiropractic P.C. of failing to fully pay federal employment tax

By Philip Gonzales | May 31, 2018

The U.S. government is suing Bailey Family Chiropractic P.C. a/k/a Bailey Chiropractic Inc. and David Bailey for allegedly failing to fully pay their federal employment tax liabilities.

Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company accused of wrongfully denying life insurance benefits

By Philip Gonzales | May 30, 2018

An individual is suing Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company accused of wrongfully denying and processing disability benefits

By Philip Gonzales | May 30, 2018

An individual is suing Crown Castle USA Inc. and Lincoln National Life Insurance Company for allegedly wrongfully denying disability benefits.

Snappy's allegedly retaliated against woman who complained about sexual harassment

By Philip Gonzales | May 29, 2018

An individual is suing her former employer, J.J. Powell Inc. t/a Snappy's, for alleged discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Heartland Campus Solutions still fighting CFPB probe after Pittsburgh judge's ruling

By John Revak | May 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A stay pending appeal was recently granted to the defendant in a case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Micro Focus US Inc. accused of breaching agreement after it allegedly imposed new terms and conditions on software

By Philip Gonzales | May 24, 2018

A hospital is suing Micro Focus US Inc., a software developer, for allegedly breaching an agreement.

MCLS Inc. and Cennial Company Inc. allegedly fired employee because he is deaf

By Philip Gonzales | May 22, 2018

A deaf individual is suing his former employers, MCLS Inc. and Cennial Company Inc., for alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Pacific Indemnity Company accused of wrongfully denying $761,000 claim stemming from an alleged break-in and robbery

By Philip Gonzales | May 21, 2018

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

Life Insurance Company of North America accused of wrongfully terminating insurance benefits

By Philip Gonzales | May 21, 2018

An individual is suing Life Insurance Company of North America for allegedly failing to continue her benefits.

Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital and three doctors allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Philip Gonzales | May 21, 2018

Two individuals are suing Dr. Ernest P. Jones, Dr. Robert Coll, Dr. Richard G. Williams and Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital for alleged medical malpractice.

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