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Judge refuses to grant injunction in breach of confidentiality suit involving Razor Technology

A West Conshohocken tech company has failed to prove that it can succeed in a breach of confidentiality lawsuit that it had filed earlier this year against a former employee and his company, a federal judge ruled on May 3.

Colonial Park Care Center and Grane Healthcare Co. allegedly fired employee for requesting time off for Ramadan

A Muslim employee is suing her former employers, Colonial Park Care Center LLC d/b/a Colonial Park Care Center and Grane Healthcare Co., for alleged discrimination.

Ryeco LLC allegedly fired employee for taking Naproxen to treat disability

An individual is suing his former employer, Ryeco LLC, for alleged disability discrimination and wrongful discharge.

Jury rules for Xarelto manufacturer in second Philly trial; More than 1,700 cases remain

PHILADELPHIA – The second Xarelto state court trial in Philadelphia connected to product liability claims for blood thinner Xarelto was recently resolved with a jury verdict for the drug’s manufacturers – their fifth total victory in such litigations between state and federal courts.

Mid-Atlantic Mechanical Inc. allegedly failed to pay overtime wages

A plumber is suing Mid-Atlantic Mechanical Inc. for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages.

7-Eleven Inc. accused of breaching franchise agreement

A franchisee is suing 7-Eleven Inc. for allegedly breaching their franchise agreement.

Valiant Power Group allegedly failed to make monthly contributions

Two labor funds and a trustee are suing Valiant Energy Services LLC d/b/a Valiant Power Group for alleged breach of contract.

Manor Care of America Inc., others allegedly failed to prevent patient from falling

Two individuals are suing ManorCare of America Inc., HCR ManorCare Inc. d/b/a HCR ManorCare, Health Care and Retirement Corporation of America LLC, ManorCare Health Services Inc., HCR ManorCare Properties LLC and ManorCare North Hills of Pittsburgh PA LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America allegedly terminated disability benefits

A man is suing The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Gaudenzia DRC Inc. and Gaudenzia DRC Inc. Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Plan for alleged breach of contract.

N.J. court dismisses RICO lawsuit against plaintiffs firm, says accuser was close to being sanctioned

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NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey federal judge on Jan. 8 dismissed an amended complaint that accused a law firm of running a “racketeering-style” scam operation designed to generate bogus legal fees in class action lawsuits.

Westmoreland Co. woman sues maker of cancer treatment over hair loss

PITTSBURGH – In newly-filed litigation, a plaintiff is charging the makers of cancer-fighting drug Taxotere with not warning that its usage would lead her to suffer permanent and irreversible hair loss.

Labor groups accuse Patriot Elevator LLC of not paying monthly contribution

Several labor groups are suing Patriot Elevator LLC and Michael Bruce, citing alleged breach of contract.

Prudential Insurance Company of America accused of breach of contract

A Pennsylvania man is suing the Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract.

Prudential accused of wrongfully denying disability benefits

An individual is suing the Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract.

Superior Court rules against couple who complained of 'fishy' paint odor

HARRISBURG — A couple who allege that an interior paint product caused health issues has lost their appeal of the lower court ruling, which was in favor of Benjamin Moore & Co.

Third Circuit to decide J.Crew case over receipts; Pittsburgh attorney says these lawsuits not going away

CAMDEN, N.J. - A man who had his proposed class action lawsuit over the digits of his credit card that were included on a receipt from J.Crew dismissed has appealed that decision.

Former Rite Aid pharmacist claims Prudential wrongly denied disability benefits

PHILADELPHIA — A Berks County man is suing The Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying disability benefits he says he's owed.

Bayer, Merck allegedly failed to warn of potential Avelox effects

PHILADELPHIA — A couple are suing Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Bayer Corporation; Bayer AG; Bayer Pharma AG; and Merck & Co. Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty, fraud, liability, negligence and product liability.

Prudential allegedly wrongly denied long-term disability claim from Pittsburgh woman

PITTSBURGH — An individual is suing Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for wrongly denying disability benefits.

Woman claims Caring Matters Home Care violated her FMLA rights

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing Caring Matters Home Care, citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.