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Uber seeks ruling on whether drivers are entitled to compensation for time waiting

PHILADELPHIA – Uber Technologies Inc. has asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to reconsider a ruling that addressed the issue of whether Uber drivers who are online waiting for ride requests are entitled to compensation for that time.

Boscov's seeks dismissal of FMLA lawsuit after loss in Third Circuit

READING – Boscov’s Department Store is asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a Family and Medical Leave Act complaint, months after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in favor of the plaintiff.

Wisconsin woman sanctioned by Philly judge; She is suing over a pothole

PHILADELPHIA – Alleged failures relating to a lack of response to interrogatories and requests for production of documents have left a Wisconsin woman, one suing a number of Pennsylvania-based utility companies for injuries and damages resulting from an automobile accident, facing legal sanctions.

Pennsylvania store owner facing breach of contract suit from Missouri music and electronics distributor

PITTSBURGH – A Missouri distributor of musical instruments, audio, lighting and consumer electronics has filed suit against a Pennsylvania music store owner for breach of contract.

Casino and Anheuser Busch to pay settlement after woman says she was cut by beer bottle

PHILADELPHIA – Negligence litigation between a Philadelphia woman and the SugarHouse Casino and Anheuser Busch centered on injuries resulting from her from being cut by a beer bottle she was served at the casino has been settled.

Negligence lawsuit against inflatable entertainment center sent to Bucks County court

PHILADELPHIA – Litigation initiated by a New Jersey family against a children’s inflatable entertainment facility for injury-related negligence was recently transferred to the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

Eastern Solar Glass Inc. alleged to have failed to pay contributions to benefit plans

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey company is alleged to owe more than $80,000 to Philadelphia-based employee benefit plans.

Premium Sports Inc. claims Sona Pub & Kitchen unlawfully broadcast soccer match

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia restaurant is alleged to have unlawfully intercepted a sports match and broadcasted it without authorization.

Man seeks more than $150,000 from Cigna over denial of long-term disability benefits

READING – A Bucks County man is challenging an insurance company's denial of long-term disability benefits.

Pittsburgh medical office alleges Drycast sent unsolicited fax

PHILADELPHIA – A private Pittsburgh medical practice alleges that a Cleveland, Ohio company sent it unsolicited faxes.

Mifflin County agrees to pay $100K to mother who says she was wrongly accused of child abuse

HARRISBURG – A mother who alleged she was falsely accused of abusing her minor child has reached a settlement with Mifflin County and other individuals.

Gold Elevator Services Inc. alleged to owe more than $40,000 to benefit plans

PHILADELPHIA – A New Jersey company is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to Newtown Square-based multiemployer employee benefit plans.

Former landscapers for Brandolini Cos. allege they are owed unpaid wages

PHILADELPHIA – Former employees of a Berwyn company allege they were not paid minimum or overtime wages during their employment.

Resource I Construction Services alleged to owe contributions to fund

PHILADELPHIA – The board of trustees of a pension fund allege that an Elkins Park employer has failed to remit contributions.

Lawmaker: Freeing nurse practitioners of work constraints will help health care across state; FTC also on board

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jesse Topper (R-78) believes a bill he introduced that would allow nurse practitioners to bring their services to more “underserved areas” in Pennsylvania is “the right thing for the people of Pennsylvania, the right thing for health care across the state.”

Consumer claims Niagara Bottling, other companies falsely advertise spring water

PHILADELPHIA – Four Pennsylvania companies are alleged to have falsely marketed their bottled water as spring water.

Overland & Associates Inc. alleged to have failed to pay contributions to benefit plan

PHILADELPHIA – A multiemployer employee benefit plan headquartered in Newton Square allege that a Texas company failed to remit employee contributions.

ABF Pizza Inc. alleges Philadelphia is unlawfully using Santucci's mark

PHILADELPHIA – Two Philadelphia entities allege a couple residing in the city is unlawfully using their mark for their restaurant.

Three Pennsylvania restaurants cited by labor secretary for alleged FLSA violations

PHILADELPHIA – Three restaurants and their owners are alleged to have failed to pay employees a minimum wage or overtime premiums.

Consumer claims Interstate Credit and Collection Inc. failed to identify creditor in letter

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia consumer alleges a debt collector sent her an incomplete collection letter.