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Man claims he slipped and fell on faulty step in a Starbucks

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A husband and wife are suing Starbucks Corp., citing alleged negligence and premises liability.

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.

John Deere: Philadelphia lawsuit over crushed leg is an example of forum-shopping

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The estate representative of a man allegedly crushed by a John Deere-brand front end loader is seeking legal damages as compensation for the leg and spinal injuries he suffered in that accident.

Calls from debt collector lead to litigation

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

A debt collector faces a class action lawsuit after allegedly repeatedly calling a Honey Brook man's cellphone.

Former employee accuses Amazon of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A former employee is suing LLC d/b/a Amazon, an online shopping company, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Amazon accused of wrongfully firing employee who claims that he did not know he had been cleared to return to work

By Philip Gonzales | May 31, 2018

A former employee is suing Inc. and its subsidiary, LLC, for alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

First Penn-Pacific Life Insurance Company accused of charging excessively high insurance rates

By Philip Gonzales | May 3, 2018

An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against First Penn-Pacific Life Insurance Company for allegedly charging excessive amounts of money for insurance coverage.

From Legal Newsline

Self-driving cars, thinking machines will test limits of tort law

By Daniel Fisher | Apr 20, 2018

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Self-driving cars, machines that teach themselves how to operate and home digital assistants that can enter into legally binding contracts are all either on the market now or soon will be. So the next question is: Whom do you sue when they run amok?

New Slice Ventures LLC accused of falsely claiming that a company had infringed upon its trademark

By Louie Torres | Apr 12, 2018

A company is suing Talking Rain Beverage Company Inc., claiming that it was falsely accused of trademark infringement.

From Legal Newsline

New leadership at the CFPB means state AGs will be more active in financial consumer protection

By Karen Kidd | Apr 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.

From Legal Newsline

State AGs united for #MeToo, but changing federal law could be slippery slope

By John O'Brien | Feb 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – State attorneys general are united in championing a new cause – abolishing clauses that require sexual harassment claims to be heard in arbitration. But would it set a bad precedent for changing federal law while scoring political points for its supporters?

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.

Delivery drivers and TL Transportation in settlement talks over unpaid-wages suit

By Laura Halleman | May 30, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Two delivery drivers who have filed a class action lawsuit for unpaid wages and more against TL Transportation LLC have agreed to settlement talks with the company.

Couple sue BOA, Nationstar, alleging they refused to honor mortgage modification agreement

By Louie Torres | Apr 13, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — An Oxford couple are suing Bank of America N.A., Nationstar Mortgage LLC and the Bank of New York Mellon, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Philly law firm seeks nearly $400K in legal fees from Washington technology company

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 10, 2017

SEATTLE – A Philadelphia law firm has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington state, pursuing unpaid legal fees of nearly $400,000 incurred over a two-year period from 2012 to 2014.

Woman sues Amazon over allegations of discrimination due to her pregnancy

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – An employee of Inc. is suing the company after she claims she was mistreated due to her pregnancy.

Independent Warehouse Inc. sues companies alleging breach of contract after withholding payments

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 10, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A safety supply distributor is suing a safety supply sales company alleging that it paid for products never received.

Silk City diner facing allegations of copyright infringement over music

By Angelino Menconi | Nov 2, 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- The owners of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania diner and bar were recently sued for alleged copyright infringement related to the public playing of certain songs.

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