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'Probable' fraud by lawyers, docs in NFL concussion settlement, but special investigator not appointed

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Per order of a federal judge released Wednesday, a special investigator will not be appointed to the National Football League’s $1 billion Concussion Settlement program to crack down on supposedly fraudulent claims.

Lawsuit that says CoreLogic falsely labeled man as a sex offender is heading out of Philadelphia

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Per judicial order, an action brought by a man who said he was incorrectly labeled as a sex offender and denied employment is being transferred from a Pennsylvania federal court to one in Delaware for further proceedings.

Patron blames Harrah's Philadelphia, Caesars for foot injury

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

MEDIA — A patron is suing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack and Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. Inc., claiming that the defendants did not take sufficient measures to prevent injuries.

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Insurers to feel brunt of New Jersey asbestos ruling, while Delaware hits employers on same day

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 28, 2018

A decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court forces Honeywell’s insurers to pay for thousands of asbestos claims even though the company, through its Bendix unit, continued to make asbestos-containing brake products for more than a decade after it could no longer obtain insurance coverage for such products.

Customer blames Kmart and Sears for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 21, 2018

MEDIA — A customer is suing department store operators Kmart Corp., Sears Holding Corp. and Kmart Clifton Heights #7293, claiming insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

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Third Circuit upholds dismissal of Chemours Co. severance plan complaint

By Charmaine Little | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – A handful of former employees for The Chemours Co. lost their appeal after their employee severance plan complaint was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Wal-Mart customer allegedly injured by falling electric heater

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A customer is suing Wal-Mart Stores East LP, citing alleged negligence and premises liability in connection with an injury sustained when an electric heater fell off of a shelf and onto her at a store.

FBCS Inc. and LVNV Funding LLC accused of falsely stating that interest and fees were accruing on alleged debt

By Philip Gonzales | May 25, 2018

An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against FBCS Inc., LVNV Funding LLC and Does 1-25, citing alleged abusive, deceptive and unfair debt collection practices.

Sallie Mae allegedly placed 500 debt collection calls without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 16, 2018

An individual is suing Sallie Mae Bank, citing alleged invasion of privacy and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Devon Electric Inc. accuses former employee of providing confidential information to Hatzel and Bueheler Inc.

By Louie Torres | Mar 22, 2018

A company is suing Jeffrey T. Cave and Hatzel and Bueheler Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Navient says it is the victim of a pointless, copycat lawsuit from Pennsylvania's AG

By Laura Halleman | Jan 17, 2018

HARRISBURG – Student loan provider Navient has filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by the state of Pennsylvania, calling it a copycat lawsuit that is "pointless" and legally deficient.

Cigarette wholesaler says it's owed almost $75K in outstanding fees

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 20, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A cigarette wholesaler in Philadelphia is suing a Delaware retailer for nearly $75,000 related to outstanding costs from a number of sales transactions made between the parties.

Navient seeks dismissal of 'piggyback' class action tied to loan repayment

By Carrie Salls | Nov 15, 2017

SCRANTON – Navient, the nation's largest student loan company, is asking the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against it by students who allege that their debt was mishandled, according to a motion filed Sept. 20.

Delaware Supreme Court rules to disbar Pa. attorney for allegedly concealing altered medical records

By Nicholas Malfitano | Nov 7, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Among six ethical violations, the Supreme Court of Delaware disbarred a Pennsylvania attorney on Oct. 23 for failing to disclose the presence of altered medical records, records central to the resolution of a medical malpractice litigation which led to a $6.25 million verdict against the attorney’s client.

Navient, fighting federal agency, has dismissal argument rejected

By Dee Thompson | Aug 24, 2017

HARRISBURG – Student loan giant Navient has failed to get a dismissal of the lawsuit filed against it in Pennsylvania by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Advanced Oilfield Services LLC accused of violating workers' compensation acts

By Louie Torres | Jul 10, 2017

An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against Advanced Oilfield Services LLC, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Class action filed against Navient claiming student loan debt servicer committed fraud

By Louie Torres | May 18, 2017

SCRANTON — An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Navient Corporation, Navient Solutions Inc. and Navient Solutions LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud for its handling of student loan debt.

PNC Bank alleges Florida employee took client info before starting competing wealth management firm

By Louie Torres | Apr 21, 2017

PNC Bank is suing Matthew Pietzak, a former employee of its asset management group, citing alleged breach of contract for taking confidential information before leaving his job.

Bristol-Myers Squibb employee sues his company and Aetna for disability benefits

By Louie Torres | Apr 12, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey man is suing Aetna Life Insurance Company and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his disability benefits.

Student loan provider Navient intends to defend against suits brought by US, Illinois, Washington

By Dawn Geske | Mar 1, 2017

The country's largest student loan provider and two of its subsidiaries are embroiled in litigation with federal regulators and the attorneys general of Illinois Washington state over alleged failures in how it services its student loan borrowers.

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