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Pa. hat maker settles with FTC over made in U.S. claims

ADAMSTOWN – Bollman Hat Co. seems intent on charting a business-as-usual plan of operations for the 150-year-old Pennsylvania company after it recently settled with the Federal Trade Commission, over making claims about all or virtually all of its products being made in the U.S.

Georgia will soon decide controversial 'lawsuit lending' topic

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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.

Lawmaker: Freeing nurse practitioners of work constraints will help health care across state; FTC also on board

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jesse Topper (R-78) believes a bill he introduced that would allow nurse practitioners to bring their services to more “underserved areas” in Pennsylvania is “the right thing for the people of Pennsylvania, the right thing for health care across the state.”

Man seeks disability benefits from UPS plan, Aetna

PHILADELPHIA – A West Grove man has filed a lawsuit alleging that he is entitled to disability benefits.

Justice Everywhere Productions accuses individuals of illegally distributing Nicolas Cage film via bit torrent

A Georgia company is suing unknown individuals, John Does 1-6, for alleged copyright infringement of its film

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.

Federal court considering settlement proceedings and enforcement between UPS and legal, insurance officials

PHILADELPHIA – The enforcement of a settlement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and a number of legal and insurance industry defendants, tied to an underlying malpractice action, is now under consideration in a Philadelphia federal court.

UPS worker claims age discrimination

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing United Parcel Service Inc., citing alleged age discrimination, disparate treatment and retaliation.

I-80 car crash case not heading to Carbon County Court

PHILADELPHIA – A motor vehicle accident injury case which took place on Interstate 80 in Carbon County will not be transferred to a court there, a state judge said.

Federal appeals court dismisses salary dispute suit involving UPS, Teamsters Union

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in accordance with a trial court in dismissing an employee pension plan litigation initiated against United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Teamsters).

Former driver alleges UPS guilty of age discrimination

HARRISBURG – A former UPS driver is suing UPS' Gettysburg office, alleging he was fired because of his age. 

Southern Polymer Inc. sues buyer over breached contract allegations

PITTSBURGH – Southern Polymer Inc. is suing a buyer over allegations that the defendant breached its contract.

Homeowner sues Electrolux alleging that a defective dishwasher caught fire

SCRANTON – A Cresco man is suing an appliance company, alleging that a defect in a washing machine caused a fire in his home.

Employees sue Flower Foods alleging that they were not compensated for overtime

PHILADELPHIA – Employees are suing the bakery that employed them, alleging that they were not paid for overtime.

UPS defends practices after disability lawsuit filed by deaf man who wants sign language interpreter

In a complaint filed on Nov. 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United Parcel Service was accused by a hearing-impaired employee of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.

Deaf employee sues UPS over discrimination allegations

PHILADELPHIA – A deaf Philadelphia man is suing United Parcel Service alleging he was discriminated against on the job because the company would not provide translators.

Fiesta makers sue Williams-Sonoma alleging unfair competition, trademark infringement

PITTSBURGH –  A West Virginia pottery company is suing a competitor alleging unfair competition and violation in relation to the marketing and selling of dining utensils.

UPS prevails in wrongful termination suit arising from ‘stink bomb’ rite of passage controversy

A judge has granted summary judgment to UPS in a wrongful termination

UPS seeks venue transfer in wrongful death case

Lawyers for United Parcel Service are seeking a venue change in a wrongful death claim

UPS and driver sued by motorist over injuries sustained in vehicle accident

A Montgomery County man has filed a civil action against UPS and one of its drivers over