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Servicemembers with alleged hearing loss are suing 3M over earplugs; Six cases recently filed in Philadelphia

By Nicholas Malfitano | Mar 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Minnesota-based 3M finds itself the target of litigation from U.S. military veterans nationwide, who claim the company’s Combat-Arms Earplugs, worn by troops from 2003-2015, were the proximate cause of hearing damage and deafness to countless military service members.

Dismissed Target Corp. employee claims wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 7, 2019

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing Target Corp., citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge.

Fired employee files gender discrimination lawsuit against Target

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

PITTSBURGH — An asset protection team leader is suing Target Corp., a former employer, citing alleged gender discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

From Legal Newsline

Trial lawyers find unusual allies in fight against arbitration: Conservative state treasurers

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 11, 2018

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.

Bucks County groundwater contaminated thanks to 3M, lawsuits claim

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A Bucks County woman is one of more than a dozen plaintiffs alleging exposure to carcinogenic chemical agents found in local drinking water and supposedly contaminated by a number of corporate defendants, including 3M.

Federal court says $125 million antitrust settlement is valid and dismisses outside counsel's objections

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Philadelphia recently ruled that a $125 million antitrust settlement concerning sleep disorder drug Provigil is valid, dismissing some lawyers' claims to the contrary.

Best Buy and shopping plaza face negligence charges in state court lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claiming to have been seriously injured in the parking lot of a Philadelphia Best Buy store nearly one year ago, has brought legal action against the electronics retail giant and the shopping plaza where the store is located.

From Legal Newsline

New leadership at the CFPB means state AGs will be more active in financial consumer protection

By Karen Kidd | Apr 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.

Target patron alleges detergent on floor caused fall

By Louie Torres | Mar 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH – A shopper at a Monroeville store alleges that she injured her knee and back after slipping on detergent.

Subclass certified in Prudential payment method case

By Carrie Salls | Feb 26, 2018

ALLENTOWN – Despite a third ruling denying certification of a class of insurance beneficiaries in payment method litigation filed against Prudential Insurance Co. of America, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania did certify a subclass in a Jan. 29 opinion after making a partial ruling in favor of the plaintiffs on Dec. 6.

Over-the-door mirrors the subject of lawsuit against Target

By Louie Torres | Oct 19, 2017

READING – An Easton company alleges that retailer Target has infringed on one of its patents for an over-the-door mirror.

Optum, Optuminsight ask court to dismiss TCPA lawsuit brought by doctor over fax

By Carrie Salls | Jul 3, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc. are asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against them by a doctor who claims that the Optum entities illegally sent unsolicited faxes to him and other potential class members, according to a motion filed on June 15.

Superior Court reverses ruling, says six-figure sum in Wells Fargo account not exempt from garnishment

By Shanice Harris | May 18, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — The state Superior Court has reversed a Bucks County judgment, with the appeals court holding that nearly $200,000 in a Wells Fargo bank account wasn't exempt from garnishment by Bollard & Associates.

Doctor claims Optum Inc. sent unwanted faxes to advertising business

By Louie Torres | Apr 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A Center Valley doctor has filed a class action lawsuit against Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc., a Minnesota medical services firm, alleging violation of telephone harassment laws.

Target Corporation accused of allowing slip-and-fall hazard

By Louie Torres | Jan 19, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A married couple's lawsuit against Target Corporation alleges negligence in connection with a fall.

Woman blames injuries on slippery floor

By Louie Torres | Aug 8, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Target Stores Inc. and Target Corporation, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Business invitee sues multiple companies in negligence claims

By The Penn Record | Jun 7, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A business invitee is suing Target Corporation, Besam US Inc., Assa Abloy Entrance Systems Inc. and Besam Automated Entrance Systems Inc., citing alleged failure to warn, negligence, and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Target fights trip-and-fall lawsuit, wins dismissal

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dismissed a suit filed by a woman who claimed she suffered knee injuries in a fall at a King of Prussia Target store.

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

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2015

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

Scranton woman claims insurance company owes her disability coverage

By Gene Johnson | Dec 7, 2015

SCRANTON – A Scranton woman is suing her insurance company for allegedly cutting off her disability benefits when she claims that they did not factor in her treating physicians, who ruled her completely and totally disabled.

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