ERIE — A Harvard law project is suing the United States Department of Justice, citing alleged breach of duty.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.
PHILADELPHIA — Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Direct Energy LP, an energy service provider, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.
PHILADELPHIA — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Texpo Power, doing business as YEP Energy, a retail electric provider, citing alleged intrusive invasion of privacy.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — Defendants AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories and Unimed Pharmaceuticals LLC filed an appeal on Aug. 6 in a U.S. District Court in response to the final judgment in an antitrust case that found in favor of the Federal Trade Commission.
PITTSBURGH – A Massachusetts law firm that was sued by an Allegheny County woman for improper accrual of interest on debt and violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act has requested a ruling in the firm's favor.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has ruled that the ex-operations manager of a laboratory company was not retaliated against by his former employer, when it failed to reinstate him after he pursued claims of wrongful termination.
PHILADELPHIA – Air travelers who feel Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers conduct screenings a bit too close for comfort and pursue lawsuits in response might now find those agents are immune from such claims, given the first ruling from a federal appellate court on the matter.
'They're always wrong': NYC's hired guns cite overturned case as authority for climate change lawsuit
It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Arguing for the City of New York in its climate lawsuit against five major oil companies, attorney Michael Pawa cited AEP v. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as “persuasive authority” in his clients’ favor.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Philadelphia recently denied an attempt on the part of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to reallocate costs and fees incurred through still-pending investigative discovery, to the plaintiffs’ counsel in a thalidomide products injury action.
An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Oasis Power LLC d/b/a Oasis Energy for allegedly violating telephone harassment statutes.
PHILADELPHIA – Arbitrators in Philadelphia have announced they have found for the plaintiffs in a case filed against New Jersey-based landlords for $15,000 based around water-related damages, but that decision coincided with a decision in favor of the defendants on counts of bad faith and punitive damages.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts consumer claims that she would not have purchased Hershey chocolate products or paid as much for them if Hershey had disclosed alleged child and slave labor in the production of its chocolate.
SCRANTON — A husband and wife are suing Johnson & Johnson, and Ethicon Inc., alleging design defects, negligence and product liability.
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.
PHILADELPHIA — An employee of Johnson & Johnson is suing The Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying her claim for long-term disability benefits.
PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania is one of several universities being sued by employees amid allegations that the schools’ retirement plans come with excessive fees.
PHILADELPHIA – Early returns were blown away by a recent Philadelphia verdict against Johnson & Johnson, which faces hundreds of lawsuits in the court that allege the company's antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused the growing of breasts in male users.
PHILADELPHIA – Former employees are suing a Huntingdon Valley retail company over claims of unpaid overtime hours.