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Pennsylvania Water Wars: Class action questions whether company is extracting true spring water

PHILADELPHIA — A recent case brought by one water seller against another is providing a curious example of intra-market business litigation, with the plaintiff using the class action mechanism to sue a competitor.

In Pennsylvania, you can drive an Uber while still collecting unemployment

HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania overturned a ruling of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review that denied benefits to a former behavioral specialist who took on work as an Uber driver, according to a Jan. 24 opinion.

Uber seeks ruling on whether drivers are entitled to compensation for time waiting

PHILADELPHIA – Uber Technologies Inc. has asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to reconsider a ruling that addressed the issue of whether Uber drivers who are online waiting for ride requests are entitled to compensation for that time.

Philadelphia Lyft injunction vacated after state legislators pass law

PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth Court has vacated an injunction that prohibited transportation network companies (TNCs), including appellant Lyft Inc., from operating in the city of Philadelphia, according to an opinion entered on Oct. 31.

Pennsylvania a target for nation's busiest TCPA law firm

PHILADELPHIA – A focus on finding Pennsylvania plaintiffs has helped a California-based firm earn a reputation for flooding the nation's courts with lawsuits over phone calls made by companies.

Life Insurance Co. of North America accused of failing to pay disability benefits

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman sues Chick-Fil-A and proprietor after allegedly finding dead rodent in her sandwich

DOYLESTOWN – A Bucks County woman is suing a local Chick-Fil-A restaurant and its proprietor, after discovering the bun of a chicken sandwich she was contained a dead rodent last year.

Intel accused of patent infringement

A Pennsylvania company is suing Intel Corporation for alleged patent infringement.

Uber seeks judgment as drivers pursue hourly wages while on-call

PHILADELPHIA — Lawyers for the transportation company Uber have moved for partial summary judgment in a lawsuit between the company and its UberBLACK drivers.

Superior Court vacates arbitration award in realtor fees dispute

HARRISBURG — A state appeals court recently reversed a lower court’s arbitration award in a dispute over realtor fees.

Woman claims TriNet, MetLife erred in insurance payout between her, brother's widow

PITTSBURGH — An individual is suing Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and TriNet Group Inc., alleging breach of contract and breach of duty.

Will death put an end to David Greenstein's lawsuits?

Greenstein is currently suing Pennsylvania-based Hershey for the psychological trauma he suffered after purchasing a pack of Jolly Ranchers that was less full than he thought it should be, a phenomenon known in the trade as “slack fill.”

LuLaRoe moves to have sales tax lawsuit dismissed

PITTSBURGH — Online clothing company LuLaRoe has submitted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit against it after successfully preventing the case from being certified as a class action.

Case & Sons Cutlery says Colorado knife seller infringed trademarks

ERIE — A Pennsylvania cutlery seller is suing Roadsideimports LLC, a Colorado company, citing alleged unfair competition for using the plaintiff's trademark on its products.

Woman files suit claiming she is sole beneficiary of deceased's retirement plan

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Procter and Gamble Company, Procter and Gamble Retirement Plans and AON Hewitt, citing alleged breach of contract and breach of duty.

Cottrill's Pharmacy sues Aetna for allegedly falsely claiming it would cover medical treatment

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmacy is suing Aetna Inc., various of its business entities and Guy Carpenter & Company LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Woman holds Bayer, Merck responsible for negative side effects of Avelox

PHILADELPHIA — A Hawaii woman is suing drugmakers Bayer and Merck alleging breach of warranty, fraud, liability, negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

Couple's appeal against Deutsche Bank thrown out because of late response

PHILADELPHIA — Timely appeals are still necessary regardless of the underlying facts, according to a non-precedential ruling from the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Superior Court rejects Honda’s call for new trial in $55M case

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected American Honda Motor Co.’s motion for a new trial after a lower court’s jury awarded $55.3 million in damages to Carlos Martinez, who was paralyzed in an accident in a Honda vehicle.

Hershey's legal defense: Plaintiff is disbarred attorney looking for targets

LOS ANGELES - Hershey’s is defending a class action lawsuit by attacking the motives of the plaintiff – a disbarred attorney who has filed hundreds of lawsuits and wrote a how-to-sue book.