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Consumer with disability claims Dollar General Store fails to comply with ADA

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A consumer with a disability has filed a class action lawsuit against Dollar General Corp., citing alleged disability discrimination. 5 in the U.S.The plaintiff holds Dollar General Corp

Lobbying groups financed by Pond Lehocky to oppose Workers' Comp bills fined for ethics violations

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 13, 2018

As a result, the Commission ordered “PA Works Now” to pay a fine of $13,580 and “Citizens to Protect Our Pennsylvania” to pay a fine of $15,500, for a total of $29,080, within 30 days. 936.

Delivery man claims he was defamed by General Electric; He's accused of stealing a fridge

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A delivery man is suing General Electric Co., citing alleged defamation.Efrain Alvarez filed a complaint on Dec. 3 in the U.S.The plaintiff holds General Electric Co.The U.S

American Airlines accused by employee of HIV discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A fleet service agent is suing American Airlines, claiming it discriminated against him because of his race and disability.Kelvin Stewart filed a complaint on Dec. 4 in the U.S.The U.S

Judge rules Dollar General missed deadline in personal injury case

By Karen Kidd | Dec 14, 2018

S. district court took too long.Dolgencorp had 30 days from the date it was served to have it removed, U.S. 29.S. district court has "original jurisdiction" in a case. 1, 72 days after being served."

Man claims mesothelioma diagnosis stemmed from work at Armco Steel, others

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A couple are suing dozens of companies in their asbestos lawsuit.Billy Joe and Adella Wauhop filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against AK Steel Corp.Va

Property owners claim SSW Holdings' faulty LiPo battery caused fire

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Property owners are suing SSW Holdings Inc. and other companies, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.CorVel Corp. filed a complaint on Dec.The plaintiff holds SSW Holdings Inc

MONTGOMERY MCCRACKEN WALKER & RHOADS: Ernest D. Holtzheimer Elected Secretary and Treasurer of the Business Law Section and Treasurer of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association

By Press release submission | Dec 26, 2018

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads issued the following announcement on Dec. 20.Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ernest D.Holtzheimer received his J.D. He earned an M.B.A.S

Court determines union role did not contribute to hearing officer being denied promotion

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A union member hearing officer who claimed he was not promoted as a retaliatory measure for his union activity has lost his lawsuit, as a summary judgment motion was granted.S."U.S

Court denies Temple University summary judgment in ageism case; Plaintiff was fired for being on cellphone

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A former Temple University manager who was terminated after being caught using his cellphone while at work has obtained a victory in court.Gerald McHugh Jr., on the bench of the U.S.m

Social Security recipient sues to have her benefit funds distributed in Guam

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A myotonic dystrophy patient is suing the Social Security Administration and Nancy A.Leslie Schaller filed a complaint on Dec. 6 in the U.S.S.C.The U.S. is 2:18-cv-01625-DWA

Rider sues after SEPTA bus he was riding fell into road's construction hole

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 17, 2018

Richard Stevens of Philadelphia filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on July 13 versus the trio of defendants, all of whom are based in Philadelphia.“On

FedEx sued over trailer; Man says he fell closing the door

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Husband and wife contractors are suing FedEx Custom Critical Inc. and Wabash National Corp., trailer lessee and lessor, citing alleged negligence and strict liability

Man says Center City hotel booted him because of epilepsy, service dog

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2018

Jeffrey Galeone of Oaklyn, N.J., filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on July 14 versus the Rodeway Inn Center City and its manager Brian K.”On

'They're always wrong': NYC's hired guns cite overturned case as authority for climate change lawsuit

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 19, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S.There was one problem with Pawa’s strategy, and it was a big one. The U.S. U.S

Philadelphia lands at No. 6 on American Tort Reform Association's annual “Judicial Hellholes” report

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 4, 2018

”ATRA’s yearly report, issued today, placed Philadelphia at No.Last year, the city came in at the No. 5 ranking in the ATRA report.The CLC has long been a haven for out-of-state plaintiffs. Florida3

EPA settles with West Chester home improvement company for alleged lead paint violations for $17.5K

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 3, 2018

The RRP Rule, enacted as Pennsylvania law in 2008, is a protective mandate which intended to protect the public from lead-based paint hazards connected to renovation, repair and painting activities.S

Japanese chemical company says jurisdiction over it doesn't exist in wrongful death case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 3, 2018

Jack R. Rissmiller Jr. (individually and as administrator of the Estate of Michelle M. Rissmiller) of Temple filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on Jan. Witkes, James

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

 Figures show nearly half of all pending federal lawsuits are in MDLs."   “The problem going on with mass actions is you have a core group of lawyers who live and die by this practice,” he said.S.”

Cleveland, Akron will try to prove opioid cases without a single bogus prescription

By Dan Fisher | Oct 26, 2018

But in an order late last week U.S. In a filing late Wednesday, plaintiffs chose the latter. 2, but not the underlying prescriptions. McKesson cited the data to support a decision by U.S.2-3. 

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