Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County News

Daughter claims Grane Healthcare and other medical providers were negligent in treating her mother's injuries

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A daughter is suing Grane Healthcare, Highland Park Care Center and other medical providers claiming negligence in the diagnosis and treatment of her mother's injuries.

Shriners resist monitoring of animal handling at circus by Pittsburgh PD

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – The city of Pittsburgh has proposed monitors inspect how the Shrine Circus handles its animals at its scheduled show in September, a proposal that the circus has rejected.

Pennsylvania contracting company sued by its lawyers for $38K

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Maurice A. Nernberg & Associates has filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against George Kusevich Jr. and Kusevich Contracting Inc., alleging that they failed to pay for legal services.

Daughter sues ManorCare Health Services-Monroeville alleging wrongful death

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A daughter is suing ManorCare Health Services – Monroeville, alleging that the facility did not do enough to keep her mother safe.

Diamond Design Jewelers sues former employees for allegedly stealing confidential client list for competing company

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Diamond Design Jewelers has filed a lawsuit against former employees alleging they stole the company's confidential client list in order to solicit customers for a competing company they started.

Plaintiffs say Diocese of Pittsburgh, Catholic Church officials knew about and concealed child sexual abuse for decades

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH – In the wake of the recent release of a state grand jury report on the subject of child sexual abuse at the hands of clergy in Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh-area man and two former area residents have launched legal action against the Diocese of Pittsburgh, claiming it fraudulently concealed their abuse and that of other victims.

Monroeville claims election confusion caused by Allegheny County

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A political subdivision is suing the County of Allegheny and County of Allegheny Division of Elections, seeking declaratory relief.

Man claims lung cancer caused by more than 20 years of exposure to asbestos at work

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing Consolidated Rail Corp., claiming the company failed to provide a safe workplace for the husband who allegedly was exposed to asbestos for more than two decades.

Lawsuit: Finn Bark Blower switched back on, taking four fingers of man using it

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania man is suing Finn Corp. and Hard Oak Nursery, alleging breach of warranty, negligence and strict liability.

Uniontown woman sues elevator company after alleged accident in hospital

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A Uniontown hospital worker claims a defective elevator caused her to fall when a food cart she was pushing got caught in the gap between the elevator and basement floor.

Gateway Global sued over records request

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Gateway Global Delivery Inc. faces a lawsuit over a request for financial records by a shareholder.

Former employee, alleging discrimination, claims PNC Financial Services wrongfully fired him

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 21, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A former employee is suing PNC Financial Services Group, a bank holding company, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Culinaire International, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital named in lawsuit involving intoxicated minor

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 21, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Christian C. Rouse has filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against Culinaire International Inc.; UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and Carnegie Institute, doing business as Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, alleging that the defendants negligently served alcohol to a minor, causing him to be become significantly intoxicated and arrested.

Airplane pilot sues Chip Ganassi Racing, says he was fired without cause

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A pilot is suing Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, citing alleged breach of contract and violations of the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law, and the Indiana Wage Payment Statute.

UPMC police officers sued after pursuing theft charges against copier repairman; Suit seeks $10M

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A McDonald copier repairman who was accused of stealing ink cartridges at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is suing various police officers alleging breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Surviving son accuses Masonic Village at Sewickley of negligence in father's care

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A deceased man's son and estate administrator is suing Masonic Homes of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, doing business as Masonic Village at Sewickley, citing alleged failure to protect and negligence.

Pitt dental school fighting lawsuit over alleged death threat between professors

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh, the associate dean of its dental school and a professor are denying claims of misconduct made by a former instructor.

Altimate Air says blame for broken leg partially lies with injured jumper

By Charmaine Little | Aug 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH - Trampoline companies Altimate Air LLC and Phoenix Trampoline Park Management LLC denied negligence complaints filed against them by injury victim Haley Patton May 7 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County following a teen event.

Court rules against troubled Pittsburgh psychiatrist sued for allegedly hooking patient on oxycodone

By Erianne Leatherman | Aug 14, 2018

A civil court has overruled preliminary objections in a professional negligence lawsuit filed by a Pittsburgh man against his psychiatrist, who allegedly overprescribed oxycodone, resulting in his dependency and addiction to the drug.

Homeowners, Montgomery & Rust argue over structural issues

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 9, 2018

Two Pittsburgh homeowners say a home builder did not properly construct their house in 2008, leading to years of structural problems.

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