Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas News

Delta Medix is named in civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A group of urologists is suing Delta Medix PC, Margo Opsasnick, Kristine Kelly, James Roche, Mark Fratalli, Anthony Brutico, Keith Pritchyk, Terrence Lenahan, Daniel Brown, and Donald Preate Jr., multi-disciplinary physician group and its non-urologist physicians, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment and civil conspiracy.

Lawsuit: Dunmore garbage man fell off defective step on truck, causing brain damage

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — An incapacitated person, through legal guardians, is suing Scranton Manufacturing, Eagle Truck Equipment, The Cook Brothers Cos. and Mack Trucks, after he allegedly received brain damage following a fall from a garbage truck.

Doctoral student claims she was wrongfully dismissed from Marywood University after sexual misconduct report

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A doctorate student is suing a university, citing alleged breach of contract and negligence.

Father sues Hampton Inn owner, says daughter hurt face in pool

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

SCRANTON — A father is suing Millett Real Estate, et al, premises controllers, citing alleged gross negligence and failure to warn.

Insurance company sues water heater manufacturer, seeks compensation for leak coverage

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 9, 2018

SCRANTON — A liability insurer is suing A.O. Smith Water Product Co., a water heater manufacturer, citing alleged design and manufacturing defect.

Man sues Scranton Sewer Authority, claiming he twisted his knee on a loose manhole cover

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 9, 2018

SCRANTON — Welsh Slayton filed a complaint on Sept. 13 in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas against the Sewer Authority of Scranton and others, alleging he seriously injured his knee after stepping on a loose sewer manhole cover.

Sewer Dept. employees seek pension contributions from City of Scranton

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 9, 2018

SCRANTON — Employees are suing a municipal organization, citing alleged violation of the Public Employee Relations Act.

A dog was euthanized in Lackawanna Co. last year, and a 'social media frenzy' and defamation lawsuit followed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 26, 2018

SCRANTON – A former animal control officer has sued the animal shelter and two members of its board of directors for defamation, claiming the defendants falsely accused her of employing cruel and violent methods to euthanize animals.

Woman sues Monsignor McHugh School after tripping on 'uneven' sidewalk

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2018

SCRANTON — Carmella Hutchins filed a complaint on Sept. 17, in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, against Monsignor McHugh School and the Archdiocese of Scranton, claiming she suffered serious injuries after tripping on the sidewalk outside of the school.

Restaurant took 20 percent of server's tips, lawsuit claims

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

A server accuses a local restaurant of unlawfully taking her tips and firing her after she complained.

Scranton Econo Lodge sued over bedbugs

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

A visitor from Brooklyn accuses a local motel of allowing an infestation of bedbugs.

Lieutenant claims he was fired for investigating alleged sexual abuse of female inmates

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 28, 2018

SCRANTON - A lieutenant is alleging that he lost his job after initiating an investigation into alleged sexual abuse of female prison inmates.

Delta Medix claims employees breached contract agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 22, 2018

Delta Medix medical practice sues Geisinger Health and several doctors

Consumer claims Synchrony, Allied Interstate, Global Receivables made nuisance calls

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

SCRANTON — A consumer is suing Synchrony Bank, Allied Interstate LLC and Global Receivables Solutions Inc., citing alleged nuisance and invasion of privacy.

Property owner blames Carbondale, sewer authority for damage to home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 27, 2018

SCRANTON — A property owner is suing the City of Carbondale and the Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Customer blames Hammerjax Bar & Grill for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 24, 2018

SCRANTON — A patron is suing Hammerjax Bar & Grill and Hammerjax LLC, restaurant operators, citing alleged negligence.

Consumer accuses Global Credit & Collection of deceptive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 19, 2018

SCRANTON — A consumer is suing Global Credit & Collection Corp., 10 unnamed individuals and three unnamed companies, claiming the defendants failed to give notice of their collection activities.

Customer blames P&R Discount Grocery for slip-and-fall injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2018

SCRANTON — A customer is suing P&R Discount Grocery, P&R Discounts and P&R Discount Foods, citing alleged negligence in keeping their store's entrance and exit area safe.

Tax attorney claims client left defamatory reviews on Google and Yelp

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

SCRANTON — Tax attorney Nathaniel Lane Strand is suing a former client, citing alleged defamation.

Property owner blames M.J. Cordaro Electric, contractor for lighting fire

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 11, 2018

SCRANTON — A property owner is suing M.J. Cordaro Electric Co. Inc. and contractor Robert Woytach, citing alleged negligence.

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