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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.

Suit claims Prudential wrongly cut off disability benefits

SCRANTON — A Ross Township man is suing The Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his long-term disability claims.

Former Macy's employee says Prudential wrongly cut off disability benefits

PITTSBURGH — A former Macy's sales associate is suing Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying her long-term disability benefits.

Prudential employee says company wrongly refused her disability claim

PHILADELPHIA — A Montgomery County woman is suing Prudential Insurance Company of America, as both her employer and insurer through an employee plan, alleging the company wrongly denied her long-term disability benefits.

Lice removal franchising company sues former franchisee for unfair competition

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania company is suing Lice Lifters of Harrisburg LLC and owner Latoya Wright, citing alleged breach of contract and unfair competition.

Suit claims Community Education Centers terminated employee in violation of FMLA

PHILADELPHIA — A former security worker is suing Community Education Centers Inc., citing alleged retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Newtown woman says Prudential wrongly denied her long-term disability claim

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.

Nurse's assistant alleges failure to pay overtime by Colonial Park Care, files class action

PHILADELPHIA — A nurse's assistant has filed a class-action lawsuit against Colonial Park Care Center LLC d/b/a Colonial Park Care Center, citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of workers compensation acts.

Favorable ruling for Prudential in proposed class action won't be appealed

PHILADELPHIA – A proposed class of life insurance beneficiaries have been denied certification in their lawsuit that alleges that Prudential Insurance Co. of America violated Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 regulations based on the method it used to make payments.

Attorney: Merck win over 'whistleblower' a sensible ruling and valuable precedent

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled in favor of Merck & Co. on Oct. 18 in a lawsuit alleging the company violated securities laws and retaliated against a whistleblower.  

Third Circuit defends challenge to its authority to rule in pipeline expansion project

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently released an opinion shooting down several challenges filed against environmental permits and authorizations that were granted by environmental regulatory agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, but the court had to defend why it was ruling on the cases in the first place.

Court decision in 'take-home toxic-tort' case more subtle than widely reported, attorney says

TRENTON, N.J. – A New Jersey Supreme Court decision reported to extend company responsibility for employees exposed to potentially hazardous material to include their housemates is more subtle than has been widely reported, an insurance attorney says.