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Shopper says she suffered assault in Philly-based Family Dollar Store

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In a recent lawsuit filed in state court, a Family Dollar shopper claims she was assaulted and beaten by employees of the discount store’s location on Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia.

Superior Court reinstates wrongful death lawsuit; Golf groundskeeper's leukemia blamed on chemical companies

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 4, 2018

HARRISBURG — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has vacated orders that had excluded expert testimony and granted summary judgment in favor of chemical companies that are fighting a wrongful death lawsuit.

Individual claims that Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are liable for cancer

By Philip Gonzales | May 23, 2018

An individual is suing Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for alleged negligence and product liability.

Lowe's Companies Inc. accused of negligence after fire extinguisher allegedly fell on man's foot

By Philip Gonzales | May 18, 2018

An individual is suing Lowe's Companies Inc. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Two-liter of soda the subject of lawsuit against Family Dollar

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Family Dollar has been sued in state court for negligence by a Williamsport couple who claim the discount store chain failed to properly hire and supervise its employees, when one of them dropped a soda bottle on the plaintiff’s foot and broke it.

Lowe's allegedly fired employee because of her gender

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

An individual is suing Lowe's Companies Inc. for alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination.

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.

PNC Bank alleges Florida employee took client info before starting competing wealth management firm

By Louie Torres | Apr 21, 2017

PNC Bank is suing Matthew Pietzak, a former employee of its asset management group, citing alleged breach of contract for taking confidential information before leaving his job.

Insurance company files suit against Lowe's for alleged damage to insured's home

By Louie Torres | Apr 21, 2017

An insurance company is suing Lowe's Companies Inc. on behalf of a Philadelphia family, citing alleged liability and negligence for damage done by a product from a Lowe's retail store.

Couple sue BOA, Nationstar, alleging they refused to honor mortgage modification agreement

By Louie Torres | Apr 13, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — An Oxford couple are suing Bank of America N.A., Nationstar Mortgage LLC and the Bank of New York Mellon, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Pittsburgh family's insurance company files against Electrolux for fire allegedly caused by appliance

By Louie Torres | Apr 5, 2017

An insurance company, on behalf of two consumers, is suing Electrolux Home Products Inc., a Charlotte-based appliance maker, citing alleged design defect, negligence and product liability for a fire.

Penn among universities targeted by class action lawyers over pension plans

By Carrie Salls | Sep 2, 2016

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.

Palmerton couple sues Family Dollar Stores Inc. alleging negligence

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 29, 2016

SCRANTON – A Palmerton couple is seeking damages following an incident in the Palmerton Family Dollar store.

Suit claims PNC did not pay overtime

By Robbie Hargett | Jan 22, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Several people are suing a Pennsylvania financial services company and its subsidiary bank over claims of unpaid overtime compensation.

Technomark Life Sciences sued over breach of contract allegations

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 12, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A company in the United Kingdom is suing over claims the defendants failed to deliver the services it was paid for.

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