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FirstEnergy files motion to dismiss security guard's lawsuit over alleged fall down staircase at Beaver Valley Nuclear

By Chandra Lye | Dec 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH - FirstEnergy Corp. has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a security guard who sued it and four other FirstEnergy entities over an alleged fall down stairs.

Class action filed against Audit Systems

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Audit Systems Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged unfair and abusive debt collection practices.

Procter and Gamble refuses to defend Air Products and Chemicals, lawsuit says

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 26, 2018

A chemical company is suing a pharmaceutical company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Punxsutawney couple sue convenience store owner for alleged negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

ERIE — A Punxsutawney couple are suing Speedway LLC, citing alleged negligence.

'Verdilization': It's how a baby lawsuit is made

By The Pennsylvania Record | Nov 5, 2018

All it takes is one maturing into a headline-grabbing, multimillion-dollar verdict to spawn thousands more like it.

Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

From Legal Newsline

Cleveland, Akron will try to prove opioid cases without a single bogus prescription

By Dan Fisher | Oct 26, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiffs in bellwether trials blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis have allowed a Monday deadline to pass, apparently without turning over any proof of specific prescriptions that were made in error.

Arbitration scheduled as woman seeks coverage for wind, water damage from Farmers

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Arbitration proceedings have been scheduled for a matter involving a North Wales plaintiff who claimed Farmers Insurance failed to insure her for losses due to wind and water damage at her property.

FedEx sued over trailer; Man says he fell closing the door

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Husband and wife contractors are suing FedEx Custom Critical Inc. and Wabash National Corp., trailer lessee and lessor, citing alleged negligence and strict liability.

Cheswick couple claim Giant Eagle Foods served sauerkraut sauce with foreign object in it

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A Cheswick couple are suing Giant Eagle Foods, a supermarket operator, citing alleged negligence, strict liability and breach of warranty.

Plaintiff says Medicine Shoppe pharmacy disclosed his HIV-positive status to family member, public

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 28, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A publicly-unknown plaintiff has launched legal action against Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and its owners and operators, for allegedly disclosing his confidential HIV-positive status to both his family and members of the public.

Home Depot worker 'must think all Asian people look the same,' says lawsuit of man accused of theft

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A case of mistaken identity allegedly led to an Asian plaintiff being assaulted, falsely detained and arrested during his visit to a Home Depot, though counsel for the major hardware store denies such conduct took place.

DINSMORE & SHOHL: Banking Attorney Nelson Crichton Joins Dinsmore’s Pittsburgh Office

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has bolstered its presence in Pittsburgh with the addition of Nelson Crichton to the firm.

Couple blames Essroc Ready Mix, Hanson Ready Mix for man's burns

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 15, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two Ohio residents are suing Essroc Ready Mix Corp., doing business as Hanson Ready Mix Inc., Lehigh Hanson Inc. and Essroc Cement Corp., doing business as Lehigh Hanson ECC Inc., citing alleged loss of consortium, breach of implied warranty a nd breach of express warranty.

Patient accuses Aspen Dental of negligence following tooth extraction

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 16, 2018

HARRISBURG — A New Jersey resident is suing Dr. Neelam Attri, Aspen Dental Associates of Nepa PLLC and Aspen Dental Management Inc., citing alleged failure to obtain informed consent, negligence and vicarious liability.

Op-Ed: Leave Pittsburgh's animal handling law in place

By Jennifer O'Connor | Jul 10, 2018

In filing suit against the city of Pittsburgh to fight regulations that protect animals, the Syria Shriners are not only squandering money, they are swimming against the tide of public opinion against exploiting animals in circuses.

Couple blames Speedway Store operators for man's fall

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

LANCASTER — A husband and wife are suing Speedway Store #6729 and convenience store operators, claiming the defendants did not take appropriate measures to prevent injuries to customers.

Former Home Depot employee claims he was fired because of mental illness

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A warehouse associate is suing The Home Depot Inc., citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

There is now a class certified in case against Progressive over anti-theft discount

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge granted class certification June 7 to drivers who claim Progressive Specialty Insurance Co. did not give them a state-mandated 10 percent premium discount for having vehicles equipped with passive anti-theft devices.

Arbitration hearing pending for reimbursement case against Nationwide Insurance Company

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – An arbitration hearing has been set for a case pitting a policyholder against Nationwide Insurance Company policyholder, with the latter alleging the provider has not reimbursed him for money he expended in connection with repairing damage to his property last year.

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