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Restoration services company says it is owed $47K from contract with client

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey-based fire and water restoration services firm has launched legal action to recover more than $47,000 in unpaid damages connected to a professional contract it entered earlier this year.

Utah bank claims Texas defendants violated terms of equipment lease contract

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:56am

PHILADELPHIA – A Utah-based commercial bank claims a pair of Texas defendants possess an unpaid and outstanding balance to it in excess of $93,000, in equipment lease payments and other expenses.

Dodge vehicle's allegedly inoperative engine leads to lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 18, 2017, 9:55am

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia plaintiff claims in a recently-filed lawsuit that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated a number of federal and state commerce regulations, when it sold them a new Dodge vehicle with a non-working engine and other defects.

Scranton family filed suit against furniture store for being bitten by bed bugs

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:18pm

PHILADELPHIA – Father and daughter plaintiffs from Scranton have filed a lawsuit against a furniture store corporately based in that same city, after they were supposedly attacked and bitten by bed bugs on a couch the father rented.

Staging company wants $13K payment for Baltimore waterfront event it worked in August

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:15pm

PHILADELPHIA – An audio, video, lighting and staging company is attempting to recover $13,000 in compensation it says a customer never paid it, after said company provided professional services for an event held in Baltimore, Md. this past August.

Lawsuit filed against Philly Baptist church and private school after girl allegedly assaulted by classmates

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 16, 2017, 2:13pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman is suing a local Baptist church and its affiliated private school, after her young daughter was allegedly jumped in the hallway by a group of students and seriously injured.

Trackman and foreman's widow says defendants responsible for decedent's myelodysplastic syndrome

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 14, 2017, 10:10am

PHILADELPHIA – The wife of a deceased trackman and foreman for Conrail alleges the defendants violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing her late husband to toxic substances and causing him to develop fatal myelodysplastic syndrome.

Philly man says gentlemen's club bouncer assaulted him

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 13, 2017, 12:10pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia man who patronized a local gentlemen’s club alleges he was assaulted and seriously injured by one of the club’s bouncers during a private event at the venue.

Pennsburg contractor allegedly injured by set of temporary stairs files suit for damages

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 13, 2017, 12:09pm

PHILADELPHIA – A contractor severely injured in a collapse at a Collegeville residence serving as his work site, has begun litigation against the companies responsible for securing the site as safe for all personnel on hand.

Plaintiff: Philly restaurant supplied by Bensalem seafood distributor did not abide by sales agreement

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 10, 2017, 8:43am

PHILADELPHIA – A Bensalem seafood distributor is pursuing legal action against a North Philadelphia restaurant, claiming it breached an agreement made to provide compensation in exchange for seafood supplied to the restaurant.

Driver injured on the job sues Lyft, insurance companies for allegedly not providing benefits coverage

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 10, 2017, 8:41am

PHILADELPHIA – A driver for popular ride-sharing app Lyft has sued the entity and its insurance companies for allegedly not approving his claims for first-party benefits after he was injured on the job.

Hertz says customer breached rental agreement and damaged vehicle

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 9, 2017, 9:58am

PHILADELPHIA – Hertz rental car company has initiated legal action against a Philadelphia-based customer, who they say attempted to return a damaged vehicle.

Credit union: Vehicle security agreement in customer's default

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 9, 2017, 9:57am

PHILADELPHIA – A local credit union group is pursuing legal action against a customer who allegedly defaulted on the security agreement attached to their vehicle.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles taken to court by owner of defective Dodge Ram

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 8, 2017, 8:46am

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff alleges Fiat Chrysler Automobiles violated federal and state commerce laws when it sold him a new Dodge Ram truck which was not repaired after four tries.

Lawsuit: Beauty studio owes finance firm more than $35K in overdue fees

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 8, 2017, 8:45am

PHILADELPHIA – A financial firm claims an organic beauty studio in Philadelphia is in arrears to it of more than $35,000 outstanding fees, in a recently-filed lawsuit in state court.

Pain management firm discontinues suit over $11K worth of patient's fees

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 7, 2017, 11:08am

PHILADELPHIA – An Allentown medical firm has opted to discontinue a suit it had filed over $11,000 in fees, according to records in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Plaintiff: Purchased Nissan vehicle had faulty gas pedal and transmission

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 6, 2017, 9:41am

PHILADELPHIA – Automaker Nissan is being taken to court by a Philadelphia man who says the company sold him a vehicle with a faulty gas pedal, transmission and transaxle.

Rite Aid says facility management business and insurance companies failed to defend them from injury suit

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 6, 2017, 9:40am

PHILADELPHIA – Rite Aid and its subsidiaries have initiated legal action against a facility management business and a pair of insurance companies, for allegedly not indemnifying and defending them from an underlying personal injury lawsuit.

Lawsuit: Mechanical defects marked plaintiff's ownership of Toyota Tundra vehicle

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 3, 2017, 8:47am

PHILADELPHIA – A Fairless Hills litigant initiated legal action against the Toyota automobile company, saying a vehicle he purchased vibrated when proceeding at certain speeds and when braking, among other defects it exhibited during use.

Class action plaintiffs say they weren't paid full commissions

Nicholas Malfitano Nov. 1, 2017, 11:11pm

PHILADELPHIA – A new class action lawsuit accuses a therapeutic professional staffing agency and its owners of violating the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL) by allegedly not paying full commissions to their sales representatives.