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Construction supply company files TCPA class action in Pittsburgh federal court

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A construction supply company has filed a lawsuit against PC Shield Inc., an Oklahoma corporation, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Counsel sparring over plaintiff's alleged trip-and-fall at Franklin Mills Mall's J.C. Penney

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiffs who claim J.C. Penney and a mall company acted negligently and recklessly in permitting conditions which led to an accident involving the female plaintiff at the Franklin Mills Mall face opposition on that point from the store and mall’s counsel, who believe that claim is insufficient.

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

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 19, 2018

It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Arguing for the City of New York in its climate lawsuit against five major oil companies, attorney Michael Pawa cited AEP v. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as “persuasive authority” in his clients’ favor.

Metropolitan Life Insurance accused of wrongfully denying disability benefits

By Philip Gonzales | May 29, 2018

An individual is suing Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Tyco Electronics Corporation and Tyco Electronics Long Term Disability Plan, citing alleged wrongful termination of long-term disability benefits.

Doubletree by Hilton-Reading accused of firing employee because she allegedly makes involuntary facial expressions

By Philip Gonzales | May 22, 2018

An individual is suing Doubletree by Hilton-Reading for alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Aramark Campus LLC allegedly fired woman because she was pregnant

By Philip Gonzales | May 18, 2018

An individual is suing her former employer, Aramark Campus LLC, for alleged harassment and pregnancy discrimination.

Federal judge boots attorneys from copyright infringement case against McGraw-Hill

By Karen Kidd | May 16, 2018

Attorneys representing a Lititz-based photography company in a copyright infringement case have been disqualified following a federal judge's ruling earlier this month over the law firm's hiring of a consultant who previously had worked for the defendants in the case.

JBS USA LLC allegedly fired Haitian employee for reporting harassment

By Philip Gonzales | May 10, 2018

A Haitian man is suing JBS USA Holdings Inc. and JBS USA LLC for allegedly subjecting him to discrimination, a hostile work environment and retaliation.

Nissan North America Inc. and No. 1 Cochran Infiniti of South Hills Inc. accused of product liability

By Louie Torres | Apr 4, 2018

Two insurance companies are suing Nissan North America Inc. and No. 1 Cochran Infiniti of South Hills Inc. for alleged design defect, product liability and negligence.

Chipotle Mexican Grill accused of discrimination

By Louie Torres | Mar 30, 2018

An individual is suing Chipotle Mexican Grill for alleged discrimination.

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Georgia will soon decide controversial 'lawsuit lending' topic

By John Breslin | Feb 8, 2018

DUBLIN, Ga. (Legal Newsline) – Questions over the future of litigation funding remain in Georgia as the state Supreme Court prepares to decide the issue and another case continues to move through a federal court in the state.

Superior Court overturns order absolving Aramark of blame in hospital scrub room fall case

By Carrie Salls | Dec 28, 2017

HARRISBURG – The Superior Court has overturned a Philadelphia County order that found Aramark Healthcare Support Services was not subject to vicarious liability in connection with a Holy Redeemer Hospital nurse’s fall on a recently mopped scrub room floor.

Aramark Health Care Management Services accused of breach of contract

By Louie Torres | Jul 10, 2017

A labor group and an administrator are suing Aramark Health Care Management Services LLC and Aramark Management Services LLC a/k/a Aramark Management Services LP, citing alleged breach of contract.

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

By Louie Torres | May 17, 2017

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.

Boston Market says Bloomsburg restaurant infringes on trademarks

By Louie Torres | May 5, 2017

SCRANTON — A well-known restaurant chain is suing Frank Nashar, Boston Style Chicken and ABC Company, citing alleged copyright infringement and unfair competition.

Chevron claims former employee took trade information before resigning

By Louie Torres | Apr 27, 2017

PITTSBURGH — Chevron is suing Brian Lipinski, a former employee, citing breach of contract for allegedly taking large amounts of confidential and trade information before resigning to join a competitor.

Denver attorney representing Monessen woman experienced in electric blanket burn litigation

By Laura Wilcoxen | Jan 6, 2016

The attorney representing a Monessen woman who suffered first- and second-degree burns to the left side of her face and head allegedly because of a malfunction in her electric blanket has filed dozens of similar cases nationwide.

Woman sues Aramark alleging discrimination and retaliation due to disability

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 1, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman is suing her previous employer alleging discriminatory and retaliatory actions due to her disability.

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