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Goodway Group alleges former employees misappropriated trade secrets

PHILADELPHIA – A Jenkintown digital media service provider alleges former employees are using its trade secrets to compete with it.

Plaintiff lawyers see nationwide settlement as only end for opioid lawsuits

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SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers meeting in San Francisco last week for a conference on opioid litigation acknowledged that the hundreds of lawsuits they have filed in state and federal court will be difficult to resolve without an unprecedented national settlement whose mechanics are still difficult to predict.

Keybank National Association alleges Fleetway Leasing fraudulently concealed financial information

PHILADELPHIA – A financial institution claims two Feasterville entities misrepresented that certain lease payments were current.

Plaintiff says she lost two toes after Walgreens cashier dropped purchase on her left foot

PITTSBURGH – A Walgreens customer has sued the retailer, whose cashier allegedly dropped one of the items the plaintiff purchased on her left foot and caused her to have two of her toes amputated.

Synchrony Healthcare Communications Inc. alleged to have misappropriated trade secrets

PHILADELPHIA – A Palo Alto, California biopharmaceutical company alleges corporations in West Chester unlawfully used its trade secrets.

US Bortek LLC alleges Vermeer Mid Atlantic failed to provide reliable equipment

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware company alleges it was provided unreliable equipment by a Maryland company.

Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Verizon Pennsylvania wants to vacate award in dispute with Communications Workers of America

PHILADELPHIA – Verizon Pennsylvania is seeking to vacate an arbitration award in a union dispute.

Bill banning non-compete agreements sits in Pa. House; Passage looks unlikely, attorney says

HARRISBURG – The proposed Freedom to Work Act, which proposes a ban on non-compete agreements by Pennsylvania employers, could cause a great deal of concern but faces a long road to passage, a Fisher & Phillips attorney says.

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Plaintiffs' attorney, weighing possible appeal, says GNC overtime pay ruling 'still a victory'

HARRISBURG – The plaintiffs’ attorney in a class action overtime pay lawsuit filed against General Nutrition Centers agreed with much of a Dec. 22 appeal ruling entered by the Superior Court.

Myers Drug Store Inc. alleges KCBN Holding missed project's initial deadline

PHILADELPHIA – A Norristown corporation alleges that a Kansas company failed to complete a project on time.

Strike 3 Holdings alleges individual unlawfully used BitTorrent to distribute adult films

PHILADELPHIA – An adult film producer alleges an individual has illegally downloaded and distributed its films online.

Strike 3 Holdings claims adult movies are unlawfully distributed on BitTorrent

PHILADELPHIA – Delaware corporation alleges that an individual only known by his or her IP address has been illegally downloading and distributing its adult movies on BitTorrent.

Wells Fargo Bank accuses brothers of scheme, seeks nearly $100,000

JOHNSTOWN – A national banking association alleges two brothers, one residing in Texas and the other in Somerset, schemed to improperly obtain and retain funds from it.

ManorCare Lancaster claims former resident's negligence lawsuit falls short

LANCASTER – HCR ManorCare and several of its affiliates that were responsible for the operation and care of patients at ManorCare Health Services – Lancaster have responded to a lawsuit alleging the facility was not adequately staffed.

Select Comfort Corp. alleges individual is unlawfully using Select Comfort, Sleep Number marks

SCRANTON – A Minnesota air bed manufacturer alleges that a Lewisberry man is selling mattresses when he is not an authorized retailer.

Yeadon nursing home says wrongful death lawsuit belongs in arbitration

MEDIA – The Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County will have to decide if the estate of a woman's lawsuit against a care facility is to proceed to arbitration.

Montgomery Co. CVS says landlord settled tax appeal without notice

PHILADELPHIA – A pharmacy tenant of a shopping center alleges its landlord breached their contract when it settled a tax appeal without notice.

Exeter Township alleges it has been damaged by actions of former zoning officer

PHILADELPHIA – A Reading woman is accused of damaging a Berks County township with her alleged actions.