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.
Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas News
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.
SCRANTON — Tax attorney Nathaniel Lane Strand is suing a former client, citing alleged defamation.
SCRANTON — A property owner is suing M.J. Cordaro Electric Co. Inc. and contractor Robert Woytach, citing alleged negligence.
SCRANTON – The wrongful termination case of Luzerne County’s former Human Resources Director, whose federal causes of action were dismissed by a federal judge in March and failed to be reconsidered in May, will now have its state law-based charges heard in a Lackawanna County court.
ESL teacher says Pa. school districts violated Transfer of Entities Act in not offering her employment
SCRANTON – An English as a Second Language teacher claims two Northeastern Pennsylvania school districts violated the Transfer of Entities Act when they failed to offer her employment subsequent to a termination those districts made with an agency contracted to provide ESL instructional services.
SCRANTON — A landscaping company is suing Michael Ford III, who does business as All American Rooter, citing alleged defamation.
A man whose right hand was mutilated as a result of an allegedly-faulty log splitting machine has sued the manufacturer of the device, in addition to the property owners who provided him with the equipment when the accident occurred.
SCRANTON – Litigation continues headlong towards trial in the case of an Old Forge townhome community which sued the owners of a neighboring residential development, claiming its stormwater system collected water and directed it onto their property.
SCRANTON – Plaintiffs’ continuing litigation against the City of Scranton for its alleged failure to inspect or repair a stormwater drainage system that they claim has damaged their property, received a boost when a judge recently overruled the City’s preliminary objections.
SCRANTON – An asbestos-related mesothelioma case litigated in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, which sought more than $2 million in damages from a number of manufacturers, ended with a unanimous verdict in favor of the defense on Wednesday.
Lawsuit: Sober living residence failed to provide adequate, safe environment for plaintiff's deceased daughter
SCRANTON – A plaintiff whose daughter passed away while residing at a sober living facility has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against that facility, believing negligent failures in its standards of care were the cause of the decedent’s death.
Ford Motor Co. claims couple still fails to state evidence of punitive damages in suit over collision
An automotive company has submitted objections to a Lackawanna County couple’s allegations against it with the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County.
Owner of Camelback Mountain Resorts: Ex-wife defamed me as drug and sex addict and harmed personal, professional relationships
SCRANTON – A prominent Pennsylvania businessman has sued his former wife for defamation of character in state court, claiming she falsely accused him of illegal drug use, drug addiction and sex addiction, harming his personal and professional reputation in the process.
SCRANTON – Seventy retired and active firefighters from the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Dunmore fire departments believe their truck sirens are the direct cause for their allegedly suffering permanent hearing damage in the course of their work.
Louisville Ladder: Expert's claim that alternative ladder design would prevent fall is 'pure speculation'
SCRANTON – Louisville Ladder Inc. is seeking summary judgment in a case filed by a Canadensis couple alleging that a ladder manufactured by it failed and caused serious personal injuries.
SCRANTON – The Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County entered a summary judgment on March 24, ruling that Norfolk Southern Railway Co. cannot be subject to liability as a successor in interest to another company in an asbestos lawsuit.
SCRANTON – A plaintiff claiming to have sustained serious knee injuries in the parking lot of a Dickson City Wal-Mart store, has initiated legal action against the retail giant for damages related to that accident.
SCRANTON – An Olyphant couple are asking for judicial approval of a settlement with a daycare facility at which their toddler son was allegedly injured when his finger was caught in a closing door.
SCRANTON – Dunmore plaintiffs have initiated legal action against the proprietors and operators of a car wash and oil change center at which one of the litigants allegedly suffered severe back and leg injuries in accident nearly two years ago.