U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Scranton Division News

Former Wilkes-Barre police officer sued by three women over allegations of sexual assault

By Charmaine Little | Jun 7, 2019

WILKES-BARRE – A former Wilkes-Barre police officer has been sued by three Luzerne County women in the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County over allegations of sexual misconduct.

Former Talen Energy employee alleges he was wrongfully terminated over drug and alcohol screening

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 11, 2019

SCRANTON – A Wapwallopen man is suing his former employer alleging that he was terminated after failing a drug and alcohol screening that then prevented him from getting a job elsewhere.

F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts files for summary judgment in ERISA case

By Sara McCleary | Jan 11, 2018

SCRANTON – The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts has filed a motion for summary judgment in a case filed by a former employee who alleged it had violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Cerro Fabricated Products alleges Freeland man breached confidentiality agreement

By Louie Torres | Jan 8, 2018

SCRANTON – A Virginia manufacturer of component parts used in firearms is seeking to enjoin a Freeland man who left to work for a direct competitor.

Navient seeks dismissal of 'piggyback' class action tied to loan repayment

By Carrie Salls | Nov 15, 2017

SCRANTON – Navient, the nation's largest student loan company, is asking the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against it by students who allege that their debt was mishandled, according to a motion filed Sept. 20.

Precision Home Health Care Inc. alleged to have terminated employee after request for FMLA leave

By Louie Torres | Oct 20, 2017

SCRANTON – A Pine Grove woman alleges her former Pottsville employer failed to accommodate her disability and terminated her after she requested a medical leave.

Company claims KEB Hana Bank USA provided false, misleading appraisal

By Louie Torres | Oct 4, 2017

A Mountainhome limited liability company alleges the bank engaged in deceptive business practices regarding a mortgage.

Textron Inc., Avco Corp. and Lycoming Engines named in suit over fatal plane crash

By Louie Torres | Oct 2, 2017

A Connecticut woman is seeking damages after a fatal airplane crash.

Wal-Mart employee claims retaliation for protected use of FMLA leave

By Louie Torres | Jan 25, 2017

SCRANTON — An employee is suing Wal-Mart Stores East, LP and Stacy Fry, citing alleged retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Woman says United Food and Commercial Workers funds denied payment for care

By The Penn Record | Sep 21, 2016

SCRANTON — A retired union worker from Kunkletown is suing UFCW Local 464A Welfare Funds, Local 464A United Food and Commercial Workers Welfare Service Benefit Fund and Local 464A United Food and Commercial Benefit Fund, Board Of Trustees, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and discrimination.

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