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Consumers sue BMW for alleged manufacturing defect

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Consumers are suing BMW of North America LLC and Bavarian Motor Works, automobile dealers, citing alleged breach of warranty.

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.

Circular saw accident leads to lawsuit against Black & Decker

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A worker is suing Stanley Black & Decker Inc., an industrial tool manufacturer, citing alleged negligence.

Woman sues financial companies over years of collection calls

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

ERIE — A woman is suing GC Services LP, EGS Financial Inc. and Convergent Outsourcing Inc., financial institutions and collecting agency, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Judge won't dismiss Aetna's lawsuit over NICU insurance claims

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has denied a motion to dismiss filed by Mednax Inc.

Xerox sued by Pa. company over printing press agreement

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Xerox Corp., citing alleged breach of contract and misrepresentation and concealment.

Trial pushes settlement of widow's Philadelphia asbestos lawsuit; Husband was a mechanic

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Asbestos litigation brought by the widow of a former auto mechanic for Rohm & Haas, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company, was settled this week in a Philadelphia court.

Woman aboard fatal Flight 1380 sues Southwest Airlines, GE; Passenger was partially sucked out of plane

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A woman aboard a Southwest Airlines flight last spring during which one passenger was partially sucked out of the plane, eventually leading to her death and precipitating an emergency landing to take place at Philadelphia International Airport, has sued the airline and the plane’s manufacturers for damages.

Estate administrator's appeal of GE and CBS asbestos exposure ruling unsuccessful

By Charmaine Little | Jun 28, 2018

HARRISBURG - An estate executor failed to prove that General Electric and CBS Corp. were liable for a former employee’s death after being exposed to asbestos, as the Superior Court of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a June 12 opinion.

Bern firm, shut out of opioid litigation spot, says lead lawyers don't represent enough of Pennsylvania

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

MEDIA – After not being picked to a coveted leadership role in Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation, a Conshohocken plaintiffs firm is pleading with a Delaware County judge to reconsider.

A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

National Principal Group LLC accused of using illegal debt collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | May 24, 2018

An individual is suing National Principal Group LLC and Does 1- 10, citing alleged illegal debt collection practices.

Everest Receivable Services Inc. accused of using abusive debt collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | May 22, 2018

An individual is suing Everest Receivable Services Inc. and Does 1-10 for alleged harassment and abusive debt collection practices.

Paramount Equity Mortgage Inc. accused of placing telemarking calls with autodialer

By Philip Gonzales | May 7, 2018

A individual is suing Paramount Equity Mortgage Inc. and Does 1-10 for allegedly violating telephone harassment statutes.

Ability Recovery Services LLC allegedly used abusive debt collection practices

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 23, 2018

A consumer is suing Ability Recovery Services LLC and Does 1-10 for allegedly using abusive debt collection practices.

Cigna accused of wrongfully denying disability coverage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 18, 2018

An individual is suing Cigna, an insurer, for allegedly violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Sap America Inc. and Aetna Life Insurance Company allegedly failed to provide disability benefits

By Louie Torres | Apr 10, 2018

An individual is suing Sap America Inc. and Aetna Life Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

From Legal Newsline

New leadership at the CFPB means state AGs will be more active in financial consumer protection

By Karen Kidd | Apr 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.

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.

Aetna allegedly denied man's benefits claim despite plaintiff's evidence

By Louie Torres | May 15, 2017

PITTSBURGH — An Westmoreland County man is suing Pennsylvania Transformer Technology Inc. Health & Welfare Plan and Aetna Life Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his health benefits claim.

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