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Home Depot worker 'must think all Asian people look the same,' says lawsuit of man accused of theft

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A case of mistaken identity allegedly led to an Asian plaintiff being assaulted, falsely detained and arrested during his visit to a Home Depot, though counsel for the major hardware store denies such conduct took place.

Former employee accused of breaching employment contract

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

A Pittsburgh man faces a lawsuit after violating a severance agreement with his former employers.

UPS sued for alleged discrimination, retaliation and hostile work environment

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 30, 2018

HARRISBURG — A former employee is suing United Parcel Service Inc., citing alleged gender discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation.

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Consumer claims Synchrony, Allied Interstate, Global Receivables made nuisance calls

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

SCRANTON — A consumer is suing Synchrony Bank, Allied Interstate LLC and Global Receivables Solutions Inc., citing alleged nuisance and invasion of privacy.

Former Home Depot employee claims he was fired because of mental illness

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A warehouse associate is suing The Home Depot Inc., citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

Man cut when assembling grill accuses Char-Broil, Lowe's of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania resident is suing Char-Broil LLC and Lowe's Home Centers LLC for breach of warranty and negligence after he was allegedly injured assembling a grill.

Pace-o-Matic accuses Pennsylvania Skill Games of trademark infringement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A game manufacturer is suing arcade operator Pennsylvania Skill Games LLC for alleged unjust enrichment.

Synchrony Bank accused of accessing individual's credit report in attempt to collect discharged debt

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 24, 2018

An individual is suing Synchrony Bank for allegedly accessing his credit report when it allegedly did not have the right to do so.

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

By Glenn Minnis | Mar 5, 2018

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.

From Legal Newsline

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.

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

By Carrie Salls | Jan 16, 2018

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

By Louie Torres | Nov 1, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Jul 10, 2017

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

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.

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

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 18, 2016

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

By The Penn Record | Jun 6, 2016

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

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 26, 2016

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

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 3, 2016

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

By Gene Johnson | Feb 1, 2016

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

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