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Court won't take Big Saver's win in disputed 2017 horse race

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 19, 2018

HARRISBURG – A January 2017 Philadelphia horse race which ended with a narrow victory from the winner did not violate State Horse Race Commission rules, per a recent decision the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Consumer accuses Global Credit & Collection of deceptive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 19, 2018

SCRANTON — A consumer is suing Global Credit & Collection Corp., 10 unnamed individuals and three unnamed companies, claiming the defendants failed to give notice of their collection activities.

U.S. Steel says it owes nothing to Allegheny Co. plaintiffs suing over alleged pollution at Clairton plant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Steel is defending itself against a class action lawsuit alleging pollution from its Clairton Coke Works plant, denying it has made any nearby resident sick or diminished anyone's property value.

Pets Global says M2 Logistics, Habil Transportation never delivered cargo

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

HARRISBURG — Pets Global Inc. is suing freight forwarders M2 Logistics Inc. and Habil Transportation LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Firefighters owe $127K to siren companies they sued over hearing loss; For 20 years, they'd had their hearing screened

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Due to a perceived pattern of improper investigation and dismissals, a federal appeals court has upheld the payment of more than $127,000 in legal fees from Washington, D.C., firefighters who claimed hearing loss from exposure to the sirens on their fire trucks, to the manufacturers of those same devices.

Criticism follows powerful legal group to next project - a 'troubling' take on consumer contracts

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Fresh off a controversial eight-year project that was criticized even after its passage, an influential group that advises judges on the law is seemingly about to do it all again.

Lawrence County blames doctors and pharmaceutical companies for opioid crisis

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 25, 2018

NEW CASTLE — Lawrence County is suing several physicians and pharmaceutical companies, citing alleged violation of the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act, as well as fraud, unjust enrichment, negligence, negligent misrepresentation and causing a public nuisance.

Spinal injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder plague McDonald's fall victim, she says

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A woman alleges she slipped and fell outside a South Philadelphia McDonald’s and has now sued the fast food titan, saying she suffered injuries to her limbs, spine and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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.

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.

American Airlines passenger blames airline, other airport operators for injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An airline passenger is suing American Airlines Group Inc. and other airport operators, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries at the American Airlines terminal at Philadelphia International Airport.

Bellco Generics claims SpeedyRx owes nearly $130,000 on loan

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A pharmaceutical products distributor is suing SpeedyRx LLC, Bentzion Salamon and Solomon Endzweig, citing alleged breach of a credit and guaranty agreement.

VIP service coordinator accuses Rivers Casino of sex discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A VIP service coordinator is suing Rivers Casino, citing alleged sex discrimination.

Consumers file invasion-of-privacy class action against ListenClear

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A group of consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against ICOT Hearing Systems LLC, which does business as ListenClear, and 10 unnamed individuals, alleging that the defendants invaded their privacy.

Parents blame U.S. Soccer Federation, U.S. Youth Soccer for concussions

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Two parents are leading a class-action lawsuit filed against the U.S. Soccer Federation Inc. and the U.S. Youth Soccer Association Inc., claiming the defendants failed to exercise reasonable care for the safety of minor soccer players.

Trans Union LLC, others allegedly included inaccurate information on credit reports

By Philip Gonzales | May 17, 2018

An individual is suing Trans Union LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and Contract Callers Inc. for alleged defamation of character.

Trans Union LLC, others allegedly included false information on credit report

By Philip Gonzales | May 14, 2018

An individual is suing Trans Union LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., Equifax Information Services LLC and several other entities for allegedly including false, misleading and/or incomplete information on his credit report.

L.A. Fitness shielded from slip-and-fall lawsuit by customer agreement

By Karen Kidd | May 14, 2018

A woman who claims that she was injured after falling at a L.A. Fitness in Huntingdon Valley in 2013 cannot prevail in her lawsuit because she signed a membership agreement that included a release and waiver and her "issues on appeal lack merit," according to a recent decision filed in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Trans Union LLC allegedly failed to accurately report credit history

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 26, 2018

An individual is suing Trans Union LLC, citing alleged inaccurate reporting.

Wisconsin company sues Philadelphia-based mattress and furniture dealer for $4K

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Wisconsin-based furniture dealer has launched legal action against a local furniture store, seeking to recover more than $4,000 it says it is owed per the terms of a purchase agreement between the parties.

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