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Monroeville seafood wholesaler pursuing more than $60K in unpaid damages from Ohio restaurant and owner

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 10:03am

PITTSBURGH – A Monroeville seafood wholesaler argues they are owed over $60,000 from a Cleveland restaurant for overdue costs relating to commercial transactions.

Florida company's call to solicit dental insurance leads Pittsburgh plaintiff to file case for TCPA violations

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 17, 2017, 10:03am

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh man believes a Florida-based company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it solicited his business over the phone to purchase dental insurance.

Tennessee construction equipment firm seeking more than $30K from Pa. defendants

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:34am

PITTSBURGH – A Tennessee construction machinery and equipment company has begun legal action against a transportation company and its contract guarantor, due to allegedly-outstanding costs from the defendants of well over $30,000.

Monroeville pizza place sued over window

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:33am

PITTSBURGH – A customer allegedly injured by a pizza restaurant’s window has filed legal action against the restaurant, claiming its negligence was the cause.

Graphic arts firm says construction company owes it more than $300K in outstanding fees

Nicholas Malfitano Oct. 13, 2017, 11:32am

PITTSBURGH – A graphic arts group is looking to recoup over $300,000 in services rendered from a Pittsburgh-based construction company, and has filed legal action to that effect.

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County allege homeowners failed to state claim in tax dispute

Shanice Harris Oct. 2, 2017, 9:33am

The city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County object to claims made by a husband and wife who filed a class action lawsuit against Allegheny County, the county's Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review, the city and Pittsburgh Public Schools alleging the county raised their real estate tax during the years 2014 through 2016.

Metallic Ladder Manufacturing denies ladder is defective in answer to injury suit

Dee Thompson Sep. 29, 2017, 10:14am

PITTSBURGH – A ladder company has been sued for manufacturing an allegedly unsafe product, but it insists the man who fell was responsible for his own injuries.

Rivertowne Inn owner, Clean Textile point fingers in answer to slip-and-fall complaint

Carrie Salls Sep. 28, 2017, 11:43am

PITTSBURGH – A Verona woman who allegedly fell on a carpet at the Rivertowne Inn is suing the restaurant’s parent company and the company that provided carpets to the establishment, while one of the defendants is challenging the claim that she fell.

Construction firm says City of Pittsburgh hasn't paid it extra funds

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 26, 2017, 11:09am

PITTSBURGH – A Jefferson Hills construction company has filed suit against the City of Pittsburgh, claiming it breached a contract with it for a stormwater project and hasn’t made proper restitution.

Actress/model sues Outback, says surgery to remove foreign object in food caused scar

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 25, 2017, 11:40am

PITTSBURGH – An Outback Steakhouse patron and actress/model who suffered abdominal and intestinal injuries after allegedly ingesting a black metal wire in her take-out order has initiated legal action against the restaurant.

Pittsburgh plaintiff alleges she was burned by Conair therapeutic heating pad

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 7, 2017, 11:24am

PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh woman has filed suit against Conair, saying she suffered severe burns and scarring to her back after using one of the company’s heating pads for therapeutic treatment.

BMW vehicle sale between auto dealers results in charges of disparagement and libel

Nicholas Malfitano Sep. 7, 2017, 11:24am

PITTSBURGH – Used automobile dealerships in Pennsylvania and Ohio are engaged in a legal dispute over allegations of commercial disparagement and libel, centered on the business transaction of a BMW vehicle between the parties earlier this year.

Former Maxim Crane Works exec seeks arbitration for $1 million payout

Sara McCleary Sep. 6, 2017, 10:21am

PITTSBURGH – A former Maxim Crane Works executive has filed a complaint against the company asking the court to compel arbitration between the two parties.

Woman assaulted in Pittsburgh McDonald's brawl says restaurant and manager did nothing to intervene

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 28, 2017, 10:18am

PITTSBURGH – A plaintiff who says she was assaulted in a fight at a McDonald’s restaurant in Pittsburgh, has initiated legal action against the restaurant, its owner, parent company and an unidentified female manager in response to the incident.

Civil lawsuit filed against Allegheny County probation officer accused of sexual assault

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 28, 2017, 10:12am

PITTSBURGH – An Allegheny County woman alleges her former probation officer used his position of power to coerce sexual favors from her for more than two years, in recently-filed civil litigation.

U.S. Steel objects to class action lawsuit alleging medical issues, property damage from Clairton coke plant emissions

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2017, 11:31am

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Steel is facing a consolidated class action lawsuit filed earlier this year resulting from alleged health issues and property damage from pollution related to its Clairton Coke Works plant, but have offered objections to the litigation and believe the plaintiffs’ case is an “over-reaching” one.

Public works company, employee facing lawsuit from technician shocked during tree removal

Nicholas Malfitano Aug. 25, 2017, 11:29am

PITTSBURGH – A tree removal specialist electrocuted when the cable of a nearby crane piloted by a defendant came into contact with an overhead power line, is suing a public works company and employee allegedly responsible for the accident.

Wyld Chyld owner accuses Baller Inc. of fraud in relation to Pittsburgh tattoo expo

David Hutton Aug. 23, 2017, 12:21pm

PITTSBURGH – A nationally known Pittsburgh-area tattoo artist has filed a complaint in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, alleging breach of partnership and fraud in connection with a 2017 tattoo expo.

John Deere says Beyer man misused tractor that allegedly overturned on him

David Hutton Aug. 16, 2017, 9:46am

PITTSBURGH – The manufacturer of John Deere tractors has filed its response to a lawsuit filed in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas alleging negligence in a rollover accident that injured the Beyer owner of a Deere tractor, raising several new issues it claims deflate the allegations.

Family of Codi Joyce alleges wrongful death in $7M lawsuit; Hosts of party object to being named as defendants

Olivia Olsen Aug. 14, 2017, 10:15am

PITTSBURGH – A civil lawsuit alleging wrongful death and seeking millions of dollars in damages has been filed in the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas by the estate of Codi Joyce, a 23-year-old male who was found unresponsive inside a Munhall home and later died at a hospital.