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GREENBURG TRAURIG: Robert D. Lane Jr., “Dean” of Philadelphia-Area Real Estate, Joins Greenberg Traurig

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Nationally recognized commercial real estate attorney Robert D. Lane Jr. has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, bringing his four decades of experience to the growing Real Estate group he will lead in its Philadelphia office.

Court rules in favor of American Airlines in flight attendant's gender discrimination case

By Charmaine Little | Sep 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A flight attendant's accusations of gender discrimination against American Airlines did not fly in court, as Judge Eduardo C. Robreno has ruled in favor of the airline.

Xerox sued by Pa. company over printing press agreement

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania corporation is suing Xerox Corp., citing alleged breach of contract and misrepresentation and concealment.

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Pittsburgh's hired guns move in on Philadelphia's turf as opioid lawyers jostle for power

By John O'Brien | Aug 29, 2018

The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer

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AbbVie files appeal contesting landmark $448 million antitrust win for Federal Trade Commission

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — Defendants AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories and Unimed Pharmaceuticals LLC filed an appeal on Aug. 6 in a U.S. District Court in response to the final judgment in an antitrust case that found in favor of the Federal Trade Commission.

Centimark Corp. sues former employees and competitor for unfair competition

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 22, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A roofing company is suing Troy Osborne, Phillip Hammett, Michael Calvin and BluSky Restoration Contractors, LLC, former employees and competitor, citing alleged fraud, conspiracy and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Patient claims Arthrex knee replacement product was defective

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 17, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A patient is suing Arthrex Inc., an orthopedic implants distributor, citing alleged design and manufacturing defects.

Little sharks don’t like the Meg

By The Pennsylvania Record | Aug 15, 2018

It appears that the little sharks are jealous of the big sharks. Let them fight it out amongst themselves.

Federal court rules Abbott Laboratories did not retaliate against former operations manager

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has ruled that the ex-operations manager of a laboratory company was not retaliated against by his former employer, when it failed to reinstate him after he pursued claims of wrongful termination.

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Sysco alleges Springfield Township restaurant, owner breached contract

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A recently-filed lawsuit from Sysco claims a Delaware County restaurant and its owner did not complete its financial obligations to them in exchange for the provision of goods and services, per a contract the parties entered earlier this year.

Family claims Arco, Signode bands failed, resulting in man's death

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - A mother and her children are suing Arco Industrial Sales Inc., Arco Packaging/Jantiorial Sales and Signode Industrial Group LLC, citing alleged product liability and wrongful death.

Allstate doesn't get dismissal of breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit filed against it by apartment landlords

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – In a Philadelphia federal court, Allstate Insurance Company’s effort to dismiss a breach of contract and bad faith action filed against it by a landlord who suffered water damage to his rental properties has not met success.

U.S. Steel says it owes nothing to Allegheny Co. plaintiffs suing over alleged pollution at Clairton plant

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 18, 2018

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Steel is defending itself against a class action lawsuit alleging pollution from its Clairton Coke Works plant, denying it has made any nearby resident sick or diminished anyone's property value.

Patient claims Zimmer breached shoulder prosthesis warranties

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A consumer is suing shoulder prosthesis distributor Zimmer Inc., citing alleged breach of implied and express warranties.

Woman aboard fatal Flight 1380 sues Southwest Airlines, GE; Passenger was partially sucked out of plane

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A woman aboard a Southwest Airlines flight last spring during which one passenger was partially sucked out of the plane, eventually leading to her death and precipitating an emergency landing to take place at Philadelphia International Airport, has sued the airline and the plane’s manufacturers for damages.

7-Eleven franchisee alleging company "made life miserable" given leave to amend lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A breach of contract lawsuit filed against convenience store chain 7-Eleven by one of its longtime franchisees, who claimed the company “made life miserable for him," has been dismissed for lack of specificity related to the charge and with leave to file an amended complaint.

Veolia Energy claims incorrect valve markings caused explosion

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A steam and power supplier is suing Flowserve US Inc., a flow control manufacturer, citing alleged negligence and manufacturing defect.

Criticism follows powerful legal group to next project - a 'troubling' take on consumer contracts

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Fresh off a controversial eight-year project that was criticized even after its passage, an influential group that advises judges on the law is seemingly about to do it all again.

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.

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