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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.

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.

Individual claims that Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are liable for cancer

By Philip Gonzales | May 23, 2018

An individual is suing Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for alleged negligence and product liability.

Dell accused of discriminating against employee because of her gender

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 30, 2018

Canonsburg resident accuses Dell, Inc. of wrongful terminationERIE — A employee is suing Dell, Inc., a computer company, citing alleged gender discrimination.Marsha Cipollone filed a complaint on April 10, in the U.S.

Bowhead Integrated Support Service LLC, UIC Government Services LLC allegedly discriminated against disabled woman

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 24, 2018

A disabled woman is suing Bowhead Integrated Support Service LLC and UIC Government Services LLC for alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Advance Auto Parts accuses former general manager of failing to repay relocation benefits

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 17, 2018

An employer is suing its former general manager, citing alleged breach of contract.

Sallie Mae allegedly placed 500 debt collection calls without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 16, 2018

An individual is suing Sallie Mae Bank, citing alleged invasion of privacy and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Navient Solutions LLC accused of violating telephone harassment statutes

By Louie Torres | Mar 21, 2018

An individual is suing Navient Solutions LLC and Does 1-10 for allegedly violating telephone harassment statutes.

Lackawanna court rules Norfolk Southern cannot be successor-in-interest for asbestos claim

By Carrie Salls | Sep 13, 2017

SCRANTON – The Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County entered a summary judgment on March 24, ruling that Norfolk Southern Railway Co. cannot be subject to liability as a successor in interest to another company in an asbestos lawsuit.

Philly man says he swallowed razorblade that was in his Chicken McNuggets

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A man who ordered Chicken McNuggets at a Philadelphia McDonald’s restaurant in December 2015 received an added surprise with his order in the form of a razorblade he swallowed, according to the lawsuit he recently filed against the fast food chain.

Norfolk Southern worker claims he suffered spinal, nerve injuries from job

By Louie Torres | Jun 19, 2017

SCRANTON — An employee is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company, alleging negligence and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Man claims Norfolk Southern responsible for injury caused by falling hatch

By Louie Torres | Jun 9, 2017

PITTSBURGH — An employee is suing Norfolk Southern Corporation, an railway company, alleging liability and negligence for a workplace injury he suffered three years ago.

CNX Gas says Noble Energy refuses to pay rig charges

By Louie Torres | Jun 8, 2017

PITTSBURGH — A Western Pennsylvania oil company is suing Noble Energy Inc., based in Houston and holding an office in Canonsburg, alleging breach of contract.

Man holds Norfolk Southern liable for injuries he suffered while welding

By Louie Torres | May 30, 2017

SCRANTON — A Ohio man is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company, alleging liability, negligence and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Class action filed against Navient claiming student loan debt servicer committed fraud

By Louie Torres | May 18, 2017

SCRANTON — An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Navient Corporation, Navient Solutions Inc. and Navient Solutions LLC, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud for its handling of student loan debt.

Retired railroad worker loses appeal alleging negligence by Norfolk Southern, Consolidated Rail

By Tabitha Fleming | May 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A lifelong railroad worker won’t be able to hold his employer liable for what he claimed were unsafe working conditions that led to long-term injuries.

Federal court dismisses Scranton law firm's suit versus JPMorgan Chase Bank, pending final settlement

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 28, 2017

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled to dismiss a Scranton law firm’s contract litigation against JPMorgan Chase Bank without prejudice, pending the finalization of a settlement which counsel says is already agreed to in principle.

UPenn cholesterol treatment patents upheld on challenge by Kyle Bass group

By Carrie Salls | Apr 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Patents related to two of the University of Pennsylvania’s Juxtapid high-cholesterol treatment methods were upheld by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board after they were challenged by hedge fund manager Kyle Bass’ Coalition for Affordable Drugs.

United States accuses Arch Insurance of contract breach

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 5, 2016

HARRISBURG — The United States is suing a Jersey City insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Plaintiffs claim Aeropostale's website violates the ADA

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A visually impaired man and woman are suing Aeropostale Inc. alleging that the company's website is inaccessible to visually impaired customers.

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