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Patient says Rumer Cosmetic Surgery botched gender reassignment procedure

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A patient is suing Dr. Kathy Rumer and Delaware Valley Aesthetics PLLC, which does business as Rumer Cosmetic Surgery, citing alleged medical negligence.

Former employee accuses Everyday Adoption Center of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing the Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia, which does business as Everyday Adoption Center, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Former research analyst didn't prove Merck engaged in fraud, Third Circuit rules

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal appellate court upheld a summary judgment ruling for the Merck pharmaceutical company in opposition to the claims of one of its former research analysts, who claims she was unlawfully terminated after alleging the company engaged in fraud.

Iesi Pa Bethlehem Landfill accused of causing public nuisance

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two Freemansburg residents filed a class-action lawsuit against Bethlehem Landfill Co., doing business as Iesi Pa Bethlehem Landfill, citing alleged public and private nuisance and negligence.

From Legal Newsline

Insurers to feel brunt of New Jersey asbestos ruling, while Delaware hits employers on same day

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 28, 2018

A decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court forces Honeywell’s insurers to pay for thousands of asbestos claims even though the company, through its Bendix unit, continued to make asbestos-containing brake products for more than a decade after it could no longer obtain insurance coverage for such products.

Former employee accuses Children's Hospital of Philadelphia of disability discrimination

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former purchasing assistant is suing Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, citing alleged harassment and discrimination.

Bern firm, shut out of opioid litigation spot, says lead lawyers don't represent enough of Pennsylvania

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

MEDIA – After not being picked to a coveted leadership role in Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation, a Conshohocken plaintiffs firm is pleading with a Delaware County judge to reconsider.

NJM Insurance Group accused of refusing to negotiate settlement for injuries allegedly sustained in car accident

By Philip Gonzales | May 31, 2018

An individual is suing New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. d/b/a NJM Insurance Group for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

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

By Karen Kidd | May 17, 2018

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

By Philip Gonzales | May 8, 2018

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

By Philip Gonzales | May 7, 2018

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

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

By Philip Gonzales | May 3, 2018

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

7-Eleven Inc. accused of breaching franchise agreement

By Philip Gonzales | May 2, 2018

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

Valiant Power Group allegedly failed to make monthly contributions

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

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

By Louie Torres | Mar 30, 2018

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

By Louie Torres | Mar 22, 2018

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.

From Legal Newsline

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

By John Sammon | Mar 6, 2018

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

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 23, 2018

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

By Louie Torres | Jul 10, 2017

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

By Louie Torres | Jul 10, 2017

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

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